Jan 20, 2010

Bowker, Miles

Last Name:   Bowker
First Name:  Miles
Date of Birth:  chr. 10 Dec 1758
Place of Birth:  All Saints Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England
Parents – Father:  Thomas Bowker
Parents – Mother:  Dorothea Monkhouse
Name of Spouse:  Anna Maria Mitford born about 1779 of Mitford, Northumberland, England
Marriage Date:  8 Mar 1800
Marriage Place:  Mitford, Northumberland, England
Date of Death:  25 Mar 1839
Place of Death:  Bathurst, Cape

Notes:   Bowker’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 8947/1847, 1289.1/2/1864, 1591/1876, 2995/1892, 1005/1895, 1020/1895.  Children: 

John Mitford Bowker chr. 6 May 1801 Mitford, Northumberland married about 1836 Mary Ann Standen, and died 11 Apr 1847 Grahamstown
William Monkhouse Bowker born 1803 married about 1836 Hester Oosthuizen and died 3 Feb 1876 Thornkloof, Cape (q.v.)
Miles Brabbin Bowker born 1803 married 7 Oct 1827 Uitenhage, Cape to Barbara Petronella Oosthuizen, and died 28 Jul 1864
Thomas Holden born 1808 married 18 Oct 1854 Julia Eliza Emila McGowan (4 children) and died 26 Oct 1865 Cape
Bertram Egerton chr. 7 Jan 1809 Mitford, Northumberland, married 30 Aug 1838 Bathurst, Cape to Annie Simpson, and died 1907
Robert Mitford born 1812 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland married 19 Dec 1838 Somerset East to Sarah Elizabeth Hart (7 children), and died 23 Sep 1892 Somerset East
Septimus Bourchier born 1814 Northumberland, married about 1839 Frances Maria Forward (3 sons) and died 2 May 1895
Octavius born 1816 Northumberland married about 1841 Mary Ann Stubbs (2 sons) and died 23 Jul 1892 Zastron, OFS
Mary Elizabeth born 1818 married 19 Dec 1842 Grahamstown to Frederick William Barber (2 sons) and died 1899 Pietermaritzburg, Natal
Anna Maria born 1820 at sea, married 6 Sep 1842 Bathurst to John Frederick Houston Atherstone (3 sons), and died 24 Apr 1895
James Henry born 1822 Cape, died 1920, bur. on his estate in Escombe, Durban.

Jan 20, 2010

Bovey, Robert Michelmore

Last Name:   Bovey
First Name:  Robert Michelmore
Date of Birth:  chr. 17 Sep 1793
Place of Birth:  Baddaford Farm, Buckfastleigh, Devon, England
Parents – Father:  John Bovey
Parents – Mother:  Mary Michelmore
Spouse:   Mary Ann Parrott, daughter of Dr. William Parrott
Marriage Date:   1837
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  24 Sep 1869
Place of Death: Ft. Beaufort, Cape

Notes:  Bailie’s party of 1820 settlers.  He studied at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities in England. He was  a Justice of the Peace at Fort Beaufort and a member of the Kat River Commission in 1850 .  Also he was field commandant of Fort Beaufort Burghers 1846-7 and 1850-53.  His wife’s father, Dr. William Parrott, was surgeon of the Cape Mounted Rifles.  DN 5636/1869.  Children:

John William
Emily Susan (m. to Morkel)
Robert Berry Bovey.

Jan 20, 2010

Boucher, Prestwood

Last Name:  Boucher
First Name:   Prestwood
Date of Birth:  1805
Place of Birth:  East Garston, Berkshire, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:  Charlotte, b. 1803 Mauritius,  she d. 30 Jan 1860 age 57
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  before 1860
Place of Death: Cape

Notes:  Pigot’s party of 1820 settlers.  Prestwood sometimes rendered as “Priesthood.”  He may have been a brother to Amos Boucher who was from East Garston, Berkshire, the son of Anthony and Hannah Boucher, who traveled with the same party of settlers.  DN 6732.1/1/ 1860.  Children: 

John, major
James Joseph, major
Phoebe, major
Dorcas, major
Henry, major
Richard, minor
Sarah, minor
Ann, minor, all born at the Cape.

Jan 20, 2010

Boucher, Charles

Last Name:  Boucher
First Name:  Charles
Date of Birth:  1798
Place of Birth:  East Garston, Berkshire, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:  Mary
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  29 Dec 1854
Place of Death:  Claremont, Cape

Notes:  Parker’s party of 1820 settlers. Possiblky a brother of Amos, John, Priesthood, and Richard Boucher.  Child:

Daughter Mary Ann born at the Cape, married Thomas James Welch.

Jan 20, 2010

Boucher, Amos

Last Name:  Boucher
First Name:  Amos
Date of Birth:  1794
Place of Birth:  East Garston, Berkshire, England
Parents – Father:  Anthony Boucher
Parents – Mother:  Hannah
Spouse:  widower, name not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  27 Jan 1864 age 72
Place of Death:  Winterberg, Cape

Notes:  Pigot’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 1193/1864.  Son: 

William Boucher, born in the Cape.

Jan 20, 2010

Booth, Benjamin

Last Name:  Booth
First Name:  Benjamin
Date of Birth:  1787
Place of Birth:  Richmond, Surrey, England
Parents – Father:  John Booth
Parents – Mother:  Sarah
Spouse:  Margaret born 1791 England; died 22 Jun 1847 Grahamstown�
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  28 Apr 1862
Place of Death:  Grahamstown, Cape

Notes:   Sephton’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 9577/1862, 320/1893, 20/1892, 927/1874.  Children: 

Margaret chr. 28 Jan 1810 St. Mary Lambeth, Surrey, married Joseph Walker, died 5 Aug 1893 Grahamstown
Sarah Jane chr. 13 Dec 1812 St. Mary Lambeth, Surrey; married Atwell Brooks, and died 4 Sep 1892 Grahamstown
Jane chr. 4 Dec 1818 St. Mary, St. Marylebone, London, England, married James Thackwray and died 4 Oct 1874 Grahamstown (q.v.)
Benjamin born 1820 Cape, married Matilda Barton Godlonton (q.v.)
Mary Ann
Emma Mortimer Booth.

Jan 20, 2010

Bonnin, Samuel

Last Name:  Bonnin
First Name:  Samuel
Date of Birth:  chr. 12 Apr 1779
Place of Birth:  Kingsweight House Fish Street Independent, London, England
Parents – Father:   James Bonnin
Parents – Mother:  Susannah
Spouse:  Ann born 1782
Marriage Date:�
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:�
Place of Death:

Notes:  Sephton’s party of 1820 settlers.  Samuel Bonnin was the leader of the Wesleyan Society.  DN 7707/1871, 4398/1868.  Children: 

Caroline born 1803 married 1820 Cape to Richard Bland, and died 22 Nov 1871 Queenstown, Cape
Susannah born abt 1810 London, England, married abt 1827 to William Carey Hobson, and died 5 Dec 1866 (q.v.)

Jan 20, 2010

Bond, William

Last Name:  Bond
First Name:  William
Date of Birth:  1765
Place of Birth:  England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:  Martha born 1769
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  7 Nov 1847
Place of Death: Grahamstown, Cape

Notes:  Willson’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 9270/1847.  Children: 

William Henry chr. 18 Jan 1807 St. Stephen Coleman, London, England
Louisa chr. 30 Oct 1808 Allhallows London Wall, London
Daniel chr. 20 Mar 1814 St. Giles Cripplegate, London
Charles Cumphries born 1815.

Jan 20, 2010

Bold, John Southward

Last Name:  Bold
First Name:  John Southward
Date of Birth:  29 Jan 1773
Place of Birth:  Prescot, Lancs., England
Parents – Father:  William Bold
Parents – Mother:  Mary
Name of Spouse:  Hannah born 1773
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:

Notes:  Hayhurst’s party of 1820 settlers. IGI.  DN 8739/1872.  Children:

Mary born 1797 (q.v) Prescot, Lancs. married 6 Feb 1821 Grahamstown to George Price
Grace born 1799 (q.v.) Prescot
Peter born 26 Jul 1803 Prescot, married 25 Feb 1825 Maria dau. of Richard Hayhurst (q.v.) at Grahamstown, died 1885 Cape
Joshua born 1804 Prescot
Martha 1808 Prescot
Caleb Southward Bold b. 30 Aug chr. 7 Oct 1810 Houghton Street Wesleyan, Prescot, Lancashire, England
Sarah 1813 Liverpool, Lancs. married 27 Sep 1831 Grahamstown to Charles Slater, and died 23 May 1872 (q.v.)
Elizabeth Emma chr. 31 May 1818 St. Nihcolas Liverpool, Lancashire, married 26 Sep 1848 Grahamstown to Henry Webb.

Jan 20, 2010

Boardman, William

Last Name:  Boardman
First Name:  William
Date of Birth:  1775
Place of Birth:  Ashton, Lancs., England
Parents – Father: 
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:  Margaret Hayes
Marriage Date:  16 May 1795
Marriage Place:  Ormskirk, Lancs., England
Date of Death:  1825
Place of Death:  Bathurst, Cape

Notes:  Willson’s party of 1820 settlers.  Rev. William Boardman was a chaplain with the settlers in Grahamstown until 1823.  DN 511/1874, 1419/1886.  Children:

Mary 1796 Blackburn, Lancs., married William J. Earle, and died 29 Dec 1836 Grahamstown
Judith born 1797 Newton nr. Liverpool, Lancs., England, married 12 Jan 1826 John Henry Dixon, and died 23 Sep 1865 Uitenhage
Margaret born 1802
Susannah born 1803 married Thomas Jarman
John born 1806 died 31 Dec 1827
Sarah born 1808
James born 1809 Blackburn, Lancs. married 1833 Mary Caldecott, and died 24 Aug 1886 Barkly East, Cape
William born 1811.

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