John Cowley

John Cowley

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  • Name John Cowley  [1
    Born 1801  Elstow, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Church End 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Meeting End 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Balnhurst Road 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Meeting End 
    Died 1886  Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1886 and 31 Mar 1886  Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 3b, Page 235
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    Person ID I114234  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 

    Family Sarah Darnell
              b. 1802, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1883, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1819  Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. James Cowley
              b. 1819, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1831, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     2. Sarah Cowley
              b. Abt 1822, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Cowley
              b. 1825, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Apr 1858  (Age 33 years)
     4. Thomas Cowley
              b. 12 Mar 1828
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth Cowley
              b. 1831, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Dec 1921, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Ann Cowley
              b. Abt 1835, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Hannah Cowley
              b. 1837, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt Sep 1875, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     8. Eliza Cowley
              b. 1840, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Cowley
              b. 1842, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F33104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1886 - Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Thurleigh, Bedfordshire (HO107 Piece 8 Book 18 Folio 13 Page 21) John, 40, Agricultural Labourer, was with his wife Sarah, 40, in Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England. With them were their daughters Elizabeth, 10, Ann, 7, Hannah, 4, and Eliza, 11 months. Living next door was Sarah's mother, Mary Darnell, 75. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Bedfordshire.

      From the 1851 England Census for Thurleigh, Bedfordshire (HO107 Piece 1751 Folio 166 Page 28) John, 50, Agricultural Labourer from Elstow, Bedfordshire, was with his wife Sarah, 49, Labourer's Wife from Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, at Church End, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England. With them were their children Ann, 17, Lacemaker, Hannah, 14, Lacemaker, Eliza, 11, Scholar, and John, 9, Scholar. All the children were recorded as having been born in Thurleigh, Bedfordshire.

      From the 1861 England Census for Thurleigh, Bedfordshire (RG 9 Piece 986 Folio 73 Page 25) John, married, 61, Agricultural Labourer from Elstow, Bedfordshire, and his son John, 18, Agricultural Labourer from Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, were at Meeting End, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England.
      Note: John's wife, Sarah, was visiting their daughter Ann (Asque) and her family at Scald End, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire.

      From the 1871 England Census for Thurleigh, Bedfordshire (RG10 Piece 1538 Folio 76 Page 21) John, 73, Agricultural Labourer from Elstow, Bedfordshire, was with his wife Sarah, 70, from Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, at Balnhurst Road, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England.

      From the 1881 England Census for Thurleigh, Bedfordshire (RG11 Piece 1615 Folio 70 Page 23) John, 82, Agricultural Labourer from Elston, Bedfordshire, was with his wife Sarah, 80, from Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, at Meeting End, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5950] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 29 Nov 2019), entry for Thomas Cowley, person ID MMTL-26L. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S10461] 1841 England Census for Bedfordshire, England. Bedfordshire., ( Ancestry . https://ancestry.co.uk : n.d.), Thurleigh, folio 13, page 21; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(https://ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Nov 2019); citing PRO HO 107/8/18 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1841 England Census on 30/11/2019

      1841 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 30/11/2019


      Information for John COWLEY

      Age: 40
      Estimated birth year: abt 1801
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Bedfordshire, England
      Civil Parish: Thurleigh
      Hundred: Willey
      County/Island: Bedfordshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Bedford
      Sub-registration district: Sharnbrook
      Piece: 8
      Book: 18
      Folio: 13
      Page Number: 21
      Household Members:
      John COWLEY: Age 40 (1801)
      Sarah COWLEY: Age 40 (1801)
      Elizabeth COWLEY: Age 10 (1831)
      Ann COWLEY: Age 7 (1834)
      Hannah COWLEY: Age 4 (1837)
      Eliza COWLEY: Age 11 Mo (1841)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=PKK2413&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=8978&gsfn=john&gsln=cowley&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=1&cp=0&msbdy=1801&msbdy_x=1&new=1&rank=1&uidh=e72&redir=false&msT=1&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=1&h=4698201&recoff=&ml_rpos=2HO107 Piece 8 Book 18 Folio 13 Page 21

    3. [S10462] 1851 England Census for Bedfordshire, England. Bedfordshire., ( Ancestry . https://ancestry.co.uk : n.d.), Thurleigh, folio 166, page 28; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(https://ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Nov 2019); citing PRO HO 107/1751 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1851 England Census on 30/11/2019

      1851 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 30/11/2019


      Information for John COWLEY

      Age: 50
      Estimated birth year: abt 1801
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Sarah Cowley
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Elitol, Bedfordshire, England
      Civil Parish: Thurleigh
      County/Island: Bedfordshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Bedford
      Sub-registration district: Riseley
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household schedule number: 111
      Piece: 1751
      Folio: 166
      Page Number: 28
      Household Members:
      John COWLEY: Age 50 (1801)
      Sarah COWLEY: Age 49 (1802)
      Ann COWLEY: Age 17 (1834)
      Hannah COWLEY: Age 14 (1837)
      Eliza COWLEY: Age 11 (1840)
      John COWLEY: Age 9 (1842)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=PKK2418&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=8860&gsfn=john&gsln=cowley&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=1&cp=0&msbdy=1801&msbdy_x=1&msbdp=5&new=1&rank=1&uidh=e72&redir=false&msT=1&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=2&h=4365131&recoff=&ml_rpos=3HO107 Piece 1751 Folio 166 Page 28

    4. [S10463] 1861 England Census for Bedfordshire, England. Bedfordshire., ( Ancestry . https://ancestry.co.uk : n.d.), Thurleigh, folio 73, page 25; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(https://ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Nov 2019); citing PRO RG 9/986 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1861 England Census on 30/11/2019

      1861 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 30/11/2019


      Information for John COWLEY

      Age: 67
      Relation: Head
      Gender: Male
      Civil Parish: Thurleigh
      County/Island: Bedfordshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Bedford
      Sub-registration district: Sharnbrook
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household schedule number: 133
      Piece: 986
      Folio: 73
      Page Number: 25
      Household Members:
      John COWLEY: Age 67 (1794)
      John COWLEY: Age 18 (1843)



      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=8767&h=23605764&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=8860Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1861 England Census on 30/11/2019

      1861 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 30/11/2019


      Information for John COWLEY

      Age: 67
      Relation: Head
      Gender: Male
      Civil Parish: Thurleigh
      County/Island: Bedfordshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Bedford
      Sub-registration district: Sharnbrook
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household schedule number: 133
      Piece: 986
      Folio: 73
      Page Number: 25
      Household Members:
      John COWLEY: Age 67 (1794)
      John COWLEY: Age 18 (1843)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=8767&h=23605764&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=8860RG 9 Piece 986 Folio 73 Page 25

    5. [S9635] 1871 England Census for Bedfordshire, England. Bedfordshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d.), Thurleigh, folio 76, page 21; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 30 Nov 2019); citing PRO RG 10/1538 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1871 England Census on 30/11/2019

      1871 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 30/11/2019


      Information for John COWLEY

      Age: 73
      Estimated birth year: 1798
      Relation: Head
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Elstow Bedfordshire England
      Civil Parish: Thurleigh
      Town: Thurleigh
      County/Island: Bedfordshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Bedford
      Sub-registration district: Sharnbrook
      ED, institution, or vessel: 6
      Household schedule number: 139
      Piece: 1538
      Folio: 76
      Page Number: 21
      Household Members:
      John COWLEY: Age 73 (1798)
      Sarah COWLEY: Age 70 (1801)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=PKK2420&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=7619&gsfn=john&gsln=cowley&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=1&cp=0&msbdy=1800&msbdy_x=1&msbdp=5&new=1&rank=1&uidh=e72&redir=false&msT=1&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=3&h=4007258&recoff=&ml_rpos=4RG10 Piece 1538 Folio 76 Page 21RG10 Piece 1538 Folio 76 Page 22

    6. [S10464] 1881 England Census for Bedfordshire, England. Bedfordshire., ( Ancestry . https://ancestry.co.uk : n.d.), Thurleigh, folio 70, page 23; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(https://ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Nov 2019); citing PRO RG 11/1615 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1881 England Census on 30/11/2019

      1881 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 30/11/2019


      Information for John COWLEY

      Age: 82
      Estimated birth year: abt 1799
      Relationship to Head: Head
      Spouse: Sarah Cowley
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Elstow, Bedfordshire, England
      Civil Parish: Thurleigh
      County/Island: Bedfordshire
      Country: England
      Street address: Meeting End
      Marital status: Married
      Occupation: Ag Lab
      Registration district: Bedford
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Piece: 1615
      Folio: 70
      Page Number: 23
      Household Members:
      John COWLEY: Age 82 (1799)
      Sarah COWLEY: Age 80 (1801)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=7572&h=63612&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=7619RG11 Piece 1615 Folio 70 Page 23

    7. [S8517] England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 30 Nov 2019), Death Registration for John COWLEY (114234); Age 87 (1799); Mar 1886; Bedford, Bedfordshire; Volume 3b, Page 235. (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915 on 30/11/2019

      Mar 1886; Bedford, Bedfordshire; Volume 3b, Page 235 Death Registration for John COWLEY; Age 87 (1799)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=8914&h=7694657&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=7572

    8. [S5950] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 29 Nov 2019), entry for John Cowley, person ID LCZ4-F8B. (Reliability: 3).
      ;Contributor: RobinVW, bestwest222@msn.com


    9. [S9168] England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973, accessed 30 Nov 2019), Marriage for John COWLEY and Sarah DARNEL (33104); 1819: Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England. (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the England, Select Marriages, 1538? 1973 on 30/11/2019

      England, Select Marriages, 1538? 1973

      Marriage for John COWLEY and Sarah DARNEL

      Gender: Male
      Marriage Date: 1819
      Marriage Place: Thurleigh, Bedford, England
      Spouse: Sarah Darnel
      FHL Film Number: 1279185
      Reference ID: 2:3CKK45N
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=9852&h=23608199&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=8978