Joseph Bowen

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Son-in-law and possibly also nephew of Robert Bowen (q.v.).

  1. Joseph Bowen married Sabina Bowen Bowen, daughter of Robert Bowen, in 1812 in Bristol. They had at least six children baptised in St James, Jamaica: Mary Grizzel (1814), Joseph (1816), Lydia Myrie (1819), Sabina Catherine (1821), John Robert Bergansa (1825) and Catherine Frances (1829).

  2. Sabina B. Bowen, widow, age 62, annuitant, born Marylebone, was living in the household of her daughter Lydia M. Edwards, widow, and another daughter Catherine Bowen, at 60 Queen Square, Bristol, in 1851. In 1861 she was in Thurlow Place, Shoreditch; in 1871 she was a visitor in the household of her son-in-law John Elliott Woods in Castleton, Rochdale; in 1881 she was living next door to her daughter Lydia in Ilfracombe, Devon. The death of Sabina Bowen, age 95, was registered Q1 at Barnstaple, Devon.


  1., Bristol, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online];, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online.

  2. 1851-1881 censuses online;, England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007 [database online].

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Sabina Bowen Bowen

Associated Claims (1)

£1,646 13s 9d

Associated Estates (4)

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] - 1823 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1818 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Not known

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
Joseph was married to Robert Bowen's daughter Sabina Bowen Bowen...