William Cowley[1]

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  • Name William Cowley  [1, 2
    Born 8 Aug 1850  Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Engineer  [1, 2
    Died 20 Aug 1912  Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
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    Person ID I40921  The Williams Family Tree
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    Father William Cowley
              b. Abt 1815, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 May 1898, Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Float
              b. 16 Nov 1815, Sandhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Dec 1893, Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1839  Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • WILLIAM AND MARY ANN ARE MY GREAT GRAND PARENTS.

      William came from Dublin, date unknown. The IGI record of his marriage to Mary Ann Float gives his father's name as Michael. Nothing else is known about William's family.

      1841 census:
      Mary Ann and Harriett are living in Hawkhurst, in Conservative Row. There is no sign of William.

      1851 census:
      Family now in London, living at 4 Harold Place, Paddington.
      William is working as a general dealer. Selina is not with the family - nor anywhere else on the census; Caroline appears for the one and only time. Is Caroline really Selina?

      1861 census:
      Still living in Harold Place.
      William is a grocer.

      1871 census:
      Have moved to 5 Epoch Terrace, Paddington.
      This is the address given on birth certificates for Jospehine and Harry, two illigitimate grand-children. William is stated to be formerly a Butler.

      1881 census:
      Still living in Epoch terrace. William is now a laundryman.
      NB On Annie Marie's marriage certificate in 1882 he is a Butler.

      1891 census:
      Moved to 125 Lancefield Street, Kensal Town
      William now a Butler (again) and Mary Ann a laundress.

      In the same building in 1891: William Russum, his wife Mary and son Sydney. William is an Iron Founder.

      Mary Ann died in 1893 and William died in 1898. [2]
    Family ID F12193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1850 - Paddington, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Aug 1912 - Paddington, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • William did not marry; he lived at home and then with his sister Mary in 1901.

      However ! ! In 1911 he is living with John, and says he is a widower with two children ? ? ! [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3455] Robert Kern (Reliability: 3).
      From Robert's website rindex

    2. [S3454] Mary Kilpatrick.

    3. [S3411] Chris MacPherson.