Joseph Robert Bowen

1787 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Slave-owner of Jamaica, son of Robert Bowen (q.v.), apparently resident at the time of compensation but with evidence that he and his family had been in England in the 1820s and early 1830s, with the baptism of a series of children at Chilcompton in the 1820s, the death of the eldest child of Joseph Robert Bowen in Somerset reported in 1825 and a Joseph Robert Bowen appearing in the pollbook for Chewton in 1832.

Sources; The Times 08/04/1825;, All UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893 [database online].

Associated Claims (3)

£3,678 14s 7d
£531 19s 1d
£62 1s 1d

Associated Estates (5)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Other
1815 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (6)

Husband → Wife
Son → Father
Assignor → Assignee
Notes →
Samuel Dare pursued the award for Duckett Spring as assignee of J.R. Bowen and his wife Sabina '£1000...1793' This had presumably been a legacy to the...