Desmond Harvey Weight Vowden

M, b. 6 January 1921, d. 22 July 1990
  • Desmond Harvey Weight Vowden was born on 6 January 1921 in Gloucestershire.
  • He was the son of Rev Archibald William James Vowden and Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons.
  • After an education at Clifton College, Desmon joined the Royal Navy as a regular Officer in 1938. In 1950 he retired from the Navy with the rank of Captain in the Royal Marines when he was called to the Bar. From 1968 to 1986 he was Deputy Chairman of the Wiltshire Quarter Sessions, recorder of Devizes, and later Recorder at the Crown Court, and finally a Circuit Judge (Western Circuit). He became a Barrister and subsequently a Queen's Councillor.
  • At the age of 43 years, 4 months and 22 days, Desmond Harvey Weight Vowden married Iris Blanche Stafford Northcote on 28 May 1964 in Kensington. Desmond was the Deputy Chairman of the Wiltshire Quarter Sessions. Iris wa a widow. Witnesses to the marriage were Michael William Weight Vowden (Desmond's son) and Michael Wigram.
  • Desmond Harvey Weight Vowden died on 22 July 1990 in Royal United Hospital, Bath, at age 69. He died frm broncopneumonia.
  • He was cremated in July 1990.

Edith Elizabeth Vowden

F, b. 2 March 1886, d. 22 May 1950
  • Edith Elizabeth Vowden was born on 2 March 1886 in Gloucestershire.
  • She was the daughter of William Vowden and Elizabeth Weight.
  • Her marriage, at 2 months, to an unknown person was registered in the June 1886 Quarter in the Bartnon Regis, Gouchestershire Registration District.
  • Edith Elizabeth Vowden was baptized on 15 May 1890 in Moorfields.
  • In 1891 Edith Elizabeth Vowden lived in Gloucestershire, England.
  • At the age of 26 years, 5 months and 18 days, Edith Elizabeth Vowden married Percival Joseph Mansbridge, son of Thomas Mansbridge and Rachel Smith, on 20 August 1912 in Moorfields, Gloucestershire. Percival was living at 8 Claremont Terrace, Bristol at the time of his marriage. He was a clerk with Esso oil Company and remained as an oil Company clerk until he retired. Withesses to the marriage were William Vowden (Ediths father), W A Mansbridge, Ida Beatrice Vowden (Edith's sister), Elizabeth Vowden (Edith's mother), Archibalk William James Vowden (Brides brother.)
  • Edith Elizabeth Vowden witnessed the marriage of Rev Archibald William James Vowden and Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons on 2 March 1918 in Gloucestershire; At the time of his marriage he was a Second Lieutenant in the Labour Corps and lived at 15 Jubilee Road, Bristol. Witnesses to the marriage were Elizabeth Vowden (Archibald's mother), William Vowden (Archibald's father), Edith Elizabeth Mansbridge (Archibald's sister), F Mansbridge, and Edith Parsons.
  • Edith Elizabeth Vowden witnessed the marriage of Ida Beatrice Vowden and Arthur William Rockett on 15 June 1937 in Henleaze, Gloucestershire; Arthur was a widower at the time of his marriage to Ida. Witnesses to the marriage were Walter John Rockett , Percival Mansbridge (Ida's brothe-in-law), Archibald Vowden (Ida's brother) Edith Mansbridge (Edith's sister) and Florence Emily Bishop.
  • Edith Elizabeth Vowden died on 22 May 1950 in Henleaze, Gloucestershire, at age 64. She died from chronic congestive heart failure and myocardial degeneration.
  • She was buried in Westbury-on-Tryne, Gloucestershire.

Child of Edith Elizabeth Vowden and Percival Joseph Mansbridge

Eliza Jane Vowden

F, b. 24 March 1833, d. 12 March 1902
  • Eliza Jane Vowden was baptized on 24 March 1833 in Ruan Lanihorne. Her father Stephen was a husbandman at the time of Eliza's birth.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague.
  • In December 1838,Eliza Jane Vowden's mother, Ann Teague died. She left a number of small children. Eliza Jane being just 5 years old, went to live with her married sister Martha Chivell.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Eliza Jane Vowden was living in the household of Robert Chivell and Martha Vowden in Tregisiwin, Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall. Robert is shown as a 30 year old, agricultural labourer, living with his wife Martha and daughters, Eliza Jane (who is in fact Martha's sister), 8, Mary Jane, 7, Elizabeth Ann, 5, Louisa 3, and Thurza Anna aged 1. Martha's sister Lucy worked at the farm next door.
  • Eliza Jane Vowden appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Gerrans. Eliza is shown as a 18 year old single general servant born Ruan Lanihorne, working for Jane Peters a 60 year old widowed farmer.
  • At the age of 21 years and 24 days, Eliza Jane Vowden married Joseph Henry Mountstephen, son of Joseph Mountstephen, on 17 April 1854 in Truro. Witnesses to the marriage were Lavinia Williams and Richard Gatley. At the time of his marriage Joseph was a cordwainer and lived at Prydar Street, Truro.
  • Eliza Jane Vowden and Joseph Henry Mountstephen appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Truro. Joseph is shown as the 39 year old head born Grampound, a shoemaker living with his wife Eliza 38 born Ruan, a laundress and their children:- Sarah, 13 as scholar born St Blazey, Alfred 10 as scholar born Truro, Joseph jnr 8, scholar born Truro, William 5 as scholar born Truro and Emma aged 1 born Truro.
  • Eliza Jane Vowden and Joseph Henry Mountstephen appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Truro St Mary. Joseph is shown as a 49 year old boot and shoe maker born Grampound, living with his wife Eliza 48 born Ruanlanihorne and children Alfred aged 20 a baker and confectioner born Ruanlanihorne, William 15, an apprentice tailor and Emma 11 a scholar, both born Ruanlanihorne.
  • Eliza Jane Vowden appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Truro. Eliza is shown as a 58 year old married nurse born Ruan Lanihorne, working for Edward Cardell a relieving officer for the poor. Her husband Joseph and daughter Sarah Mountstephen, grandson Alfred and sister Lucy Golley are living at 6 Duke Street Passage.
  • Eliza Jane Vowden died on 12 March 1902 in Rosewin Row, Truro, at age 68. She died from syncope caused by heart disease.

Children of Eliza Jane Vowden and Joseph Henry Mountstephen

Elizabeth Vowden

F, b. 6 October 1816
  • Elizabeth Vowden was baptized on 6 October 1816 in St Clement. Her father was a husbandman.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague.

Elizabeth Mary Robbins Vowden

F, b. December 1880
  • Elizabeth Mary Robbins Vowden's birth was registered in the Southampton, Hampshire Registration District in the December 1880 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Elizabeth Mary Robbins Vowden was living in the household of Jane Robbins and Stephen James Vowden in 5 Church Street, Southhampton. Jane was shown as 24 years old, born Pool, Dorset living with her mariner husband James (not Stephen) aged 24 born Newport, Mons and their two children Elizabeth, an infant and Janet 2, both born Southton Hampshire.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Elizabeth Mary Robbins Vowden was living in the household of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins in Millbrook. The index shows Stephen as a 34 year old born Newport, Wales, Jane as 34 born Poole, Mary 12, Elizabeth 10, Stephen 8, Alfred B 6, George 4 and Bertram James 0. All the children were born Southampton.
  • At the age of 21 years and 5 months, Elizabeth Mary Robbins Vowden married William Ayres Johnson on 24 May 1902 in Hampshire. She was 21 and her father was shown as Stephen Vowden. William was 22 and his father was William Ayres Johnson also.

Child of Elizabeth Mary Robbins Vowden and William Ayres Johnson

Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden

F, b. 20 October 1857, d. 1924
  • Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden was baptized on 20 October 1857 in St Feock. Her parents James and Elizabeth are living at Feock Downs and James is recorded as being a master mariner.
  • She was the daughter of James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in St Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the 3 year old visiting niece of William Mitchell, aged 49, and his wife Jane aged 51.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden was living in the household of Elizabeth Mitchell in Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the household head, a mariner's wife aged 38 born Feock. She is living with her children James 15 a carpenter's apprentice, Elizabeth 13, a scholar, William 10 and Herbert 6 both scholars. All the children were born in Feock.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden was living in the household of Elizabeth Mitchell in Gloucestershire. Elizabeth is shown as a 47 year old mariners wife born St Feock Cornwall living with her daughter Elizabeth M 23 a dressmaker born St Feock and son Frederick aged 6 born Gloucester. Her daugther in law Charlotte Vowden aged 27 born Gloucester a mariners wife is also living with them.
  • At the age of 25 years, 4 months and 13 days, Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden married George Rodway on 5 March 1883 in Gloucestershire. At the time of her marriage Elizabeth lived at William Street, Bristol as did George who was a fireman. Witnesses to the marriage were George Hurst and Elizabeth Weight.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden and George Rodway appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Gloucestershire.
  • Her death was recorded with the Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District in the 1924 Quarter.

Child of Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden and George Rodway

Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden

F, b. 20 July 1884
  • Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden's birth was registered in the Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District in the 20 July 1884 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of James Vowden and Charlotte Brunsdon.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden was baptized on 10 March 1886 in Gloucestershire.
  • Her marriage, at 26 years, to William Arthur Mansbridge was registered in the 1911 Quarter in Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District.

Ellen Vowden

F, b. December 1900
  • Ellen Vowden's birth was registered in the Durham, an unknown place Registration District in the December 1900 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Vowden and Ellen Starks.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Ellen Vowden was living in the household of Henry Vowden and Ellen Starks in South Shields. Harry (Henry) is shown as a 34 year old steward of a ship, born Southampton. His wife Ellen is shown as 29 years old, born South Shields, Durham and their daughter Ellen born South Shieds is 0 years.

Ellen E Vowden

F, b. December 1912
  • Ellen E Vowden's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the December 1912 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred Ernest Vowden and Violet Alice F Short.
  • Her marriage, at 22 years and 6 months, to Ernest G Sutton was registered in the June 1935 Quarter in Southhampton, Hampshire Registration District.

Ernest W Vowden

M, b. December 1910
  • Ernest W Vowden's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the December 1910 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Alfred Ernest Vowden and Violet Alice F Short.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Ernest W Vowden was living in the household of Jane Robbins in Hampshire. Jane was shown as the 51 year old widowed head of the household. Living with her was Elizabeth Vowden 27 (daughter in law); Violet 22, (daughter in law); a 19 year old (Bertram?); a 13 year old (Margaret?); an 11year old (Nora?) and 5 month old Ernest (her grandson.)

Frederick Vowden

M, b. 1875
  • Frederick Vowden was born in 1875 in Gloucestershire. The birth was registered in the March Quarter in Chipping Sodbury.
  • He was the son of James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Frederick Vowden was living in the household of Elizabeth Mitchell in Gloucestershire. Elizabeth is shown as a 47 year old mariners wife born St Feock Cornwall living with her daughter Elizabeth M 23 a dressmaker born St Feock and son Frederick aged 6 born Gloucester. Her daugther in law Charlotte Vowden aged 27 born Gloucester a mariners wife is also living with them.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Frederick Vowden was living in the household of James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell in St Feock. James is shown as a 66 year old master mariner born Ruan Lanihorne living with his wife Elizabeth 58, born St Feock and their son Frederick aged 16 born Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
  • Frederick Vowden was the informant of the death of James Vowden on 12 October 1894 in Pill Feock. James died of renal disease.
  • Frederick Vowden was the informant of the death of Elizabeth Mitchell on 14 September 1902 in Knowle, Gloucestershire. She died of apoplexy and paralysis.
  • After 1903 It is believed he immigrated.

Frederick James Vowden

M, b. December 1881
  • Her marriage to an unknown person was registered in the December 1881 Quarter in the Bartnon Regis, Gouchestershire Registration District.
  • Frederick James Vowden was the son of James Vowden and Charlotte Brunsdon.
  • His marriage, at 48 years, to Gertrude A Gosling was registered in the December 1929 Quarter in Plymouth, Devon Registration District.

George Henry Vowden

M, b. March 1885
  • George Henry Vowden's birth was registered in the Southhampton, Hampshire Registration District in the March 1885 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census George Henry Vowden was living in the household of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins in Millbrook. The index shows Stephen as a 34 year old born Newport, Wales, Jane as 34 born Poole, Mary 12, Elizabeth 10, Stephen 8, Alfred B 6, George 4 and Bertram James 0. All the children were born Southampton.
  • George Henry Vowden appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Southhampton. George is shown as a 16 year old born Southhampton, Hampshire working as a Heater for a Rivetter.
  • At the age of 25 years and 6 months, George Henry Vowden married Elizabeth P Blacker in September 1910 in South Stoneham.
  • In 1924 George made several trips to New York as an AB Seaman aboard the "Homeric". The ship's manifest showed he was 39, about 5'9" tall and weighed 168 lbs.

Children of George Henry Vowden and Elizabeth P Blacker

George William Charles Vowden

M, b. 20 August 1890
  • George William Charles Vowden was born on 20 August 1890 in Wiltshire. His birth was registered in the Highworth District in December Quarter of 1890.
  • He was the son of James Vowden and Charlotte Brunsdon.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census George William Charles Vowden was living in the household of Charlotte Brunsdon in Seaforth, Lancashire. Charlotte is shown as 46 years old, born Cheltenham, Gloucester, living with her children, Thomas aged 14,an assistant railway storekeeper born Bristol, George aged 10 born Wroughton, Wills, and Ivy G aged 7 born St Ferek (Feock) Cornwall.
  • George never married.

Gerald Bertram Vowden

M, b. 1925, d. 27 August 1944
  • Gerald Bertram Vowden was born in 1925.
  • He was the son of Joseph William Vowden and Alice May Pratt.
  • Gerald Bertram Vowden died on 27 August 1944. He was an ordinary seaman on board the HMAS Hussar which was sunk by friendly fire from the RAF off Le Havre. There is a plaque in his honor at the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

Henry Vowden

M, b. December 1865
  • Henry Vowden's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the December 1865 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Stephen Vowden and Margaret Daley.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Henry Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Margaret senior is shown as 36 years old. Her children Margaret 10, James 7, Henry 5, all born Newport and Etty 2 and Mary Ann 0 born Hound.
  • Henry Vowden appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Henry is shown as 5 years old.
  • His marriage, at 28 years and 6 months, to Ellen Starks was registered in the June 1894 Quarter in South Shields, Durham Registration District.
  • Henry Vowden and Ellen Starks appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in South Shields. Harry (Henry) is shown as a 34 year old steward of a ship, born Southampton. His wife Ellen is shown as 29 years old, born South Shields, Durham and their daughter Ellen born South Shieds is 0 years.
  • Henry Vowden appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.
  • In 1921 On 12 January 1921 Henry was aboard the "Quinnipiac" newly arrived at Ellis Island from Lisbon. The ship's manifest showed him as a 53 year old, working in the Utility area.
  • His death was recorded with the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the September 1928 Quarter.

Child of Henry Vowden and Ellen Starks

Herbert Vowden

M, b. 10 May 1864, d. December 1930
  • Herbert Vowden was born on 10 May 1864 in St Feock, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • Herbert Vowden was baptized on 10 July 1864 in St Feock. His parents James and Elizabeth are living at The Pill and James is recorded as being a master mariner.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Herbert Vowden was living in the household of Elizabeth Mitchell in Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the household head, a mariner's wife aged 38 born Feock. She is living with her children James 15 a carpenter's apprentice, Elizabeth 13, a scholar, William 10 and Herbert 6 both scholars. All the children were born in Feock.
  • At the age of 24 years, 2 months and 6 days, Herbert Vowden married Ellen Weight, daughter of Edward Weight and Esther Powell, on 16 July 1888 in Moorfields, Gloucestershire. Witnesses to the marriage were John Weigh (Brides mother) and Leah Gould. At the time of her marriage Ellen was living at 8 Willway Street, Bristol. She was a cap maker/hatter. Herbert was a mariner and lived at Barton Hill Road, Bristol.
  • Herbert Vowden witnessed the Death1 of Ellen Weight in December 1929 in Gloucestershire.
  • His death was recorded with the Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District in the December 1930 Quarter.

Hettie Vowden

F, b. 1868
  • Hettie Vowden was born in 1868 in Sholing. . Her birth was registered in the South Stoneham registration district of Hampshire in the Dec 1868 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Vowden and Margaret Daley.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Hettie Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Margaret senior is shown as 36 years old. Her children Margaret 10, James 7, Henry 5, all born Newport and Etty 2 and Mary Ann 0 born Hound.
  • Hettie Vowden appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Etty is shown as 2 years old.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Hettie Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Hound, Hampshire. Margaret, the household head, is shown as a 44 year old mariner's wife, born Frawley, N K, Wales living with her children James 17, a gardeners assistant, born Frawley, NK, Wales and daughters Etty 11, Mary A 9, and Lavinia aged 7, all born in Sholing, Hampshire.
  • Hettie Vowden appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Bethnal Green. Hettie ( Hetty) is shown as a 27 year old barmaid born Sholing, Southhampton.
  • Her marriage, at 35 years, to an unknown person was registered in the March 1903 Quarter in Islington, Middlesex Registration District. She married either John Joseph Sims or Tom Henry C Briggs.
  • Hettie Vowden also went by the name of Etty.

Horace Herbert Weight Vowden

M, b. 6 July 1891, d. 26 August 1931
  • Horace Herbert Weight Vowden was also known as Horrie or Jack.
  • He was born on 6 July 1891 in Gloucestershire. The birth was registered in the September 1891 Quarter in Barton Regis. At the time of his birth his parents lived at 32 Queen Ann Road, Bristol.
  • He was the son of William Vowden and Elizabeth Weight.
  • Horace Herbert Weight Vowden enlisted in the Military. He served in the first WW as a Regular Officer (Flight Lieutenant) in the Royal Air Force.
  • At the age of 27 years and 24 days, Horace Herbert Weight Vowden married Alice Harriet Denton Clark, daughter of Frederick Clark and Alice Jane Denton, on 30 July 1918 in Yorkshire. At the time of his marriage he lived at West Hendon, Middlesex. Alice lived at The Cot, Nebury?, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Witnesses to the marriage were Fred Clark (Alice's father) Emma Elizabeth Denton, William Vowden (Horace's father.)
  • In 1927 he was paralysed as the result of a motor bike accident.
  • Horace Herbert Weight Vowden died on 26 August 1931 at age 40. He was living at Norton, Greenlands Road, Staines, Middlesex at the time of his death.

Child of Horace Herbert Weight Vowden and Alice Harriet Denton Clark

Ida Beatrice Vowden

F, b. 5 November 1892, d. 4 February 1985
  • Ida Beatrice Vowden was born on 5 November 1892 in Gloucestershire, England. At the time of her birth her parents lived at 13 Worsley Street, St George, Bristol.
  • She was the daughter of William Vowden and Elizabeth Weight.
  • Ida Beatrice Vowden witnessed the marriage of Edith Elizabeth Vowden and Percival Joseph Mansbridge on 20 August 1912 in Moorfields, Gloucestershire; Percival was living at 8 Claremont Terrace, Bristol at the time of his marriage. He was a clerk with Esso oil Company and remained as an oil Company clerk until he retired. Withesses to the marriage were William Vowden (Ediths father), W A Mansbridge, Ida Beatrice Vowden (Edith's sister), Elizabeth Vowden (Edith's mother), Archibalk William James Vowden (Brides brother.)
  • At the age of 44 years, 7 months and 10 days, Ida Beatrice Vowden married Arthur William Rockett on 15 June 1937 in Henleaze, Gloucestershire. Arthur was a widower at the time of his marriage to Ida. Witnesses to the marriage were Walter John Rockett , Percival Mansbridge (Ida's brothe-in-law), Archibald Vowden (Ida's brother) Edith Mansbridge (Edith's sister) and Florence Emily Bishop.
  • On 18 November 1956,her husband, Arthur William Rockett died in Horfield, Gloucestershire, at age 74. He died from right ventriculer failure and bronchiectasis.
  • Ida Beatrice Vowden died on 4 February 1985 in Gloucestershire at age 92.
  • She was cremated on 8 February 1985 in Gloucestershire.

Ivy Gertrude Vowden

F, b. 1893
  • Ivy Gertrude Vowden was born in 1893 in St Feock, Cornwall. Her birth was registered in the Truro District in June Quarter of 1893.
  • She was the daughter of James Vowden and Charlotte Brunsdon.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Ivy Gertrude Vowden was living in the household of Charlotte Brunsdon in Seaforth, Lancashire. Charlotte is shown as 46 years old, born Cheltenham, Gloucester, living with her children, Thomas aged 14,an assistant railway storekeeper born Bristol, George aged 10 born Wroughton, Wills, and Ivy G aged 7 born St Ferek (Feock) Cornwall.
  • Her marriage, at 36 years, to George Cooksley was registered in the December 1929 Quarter in Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District.

James Vowden

M, b. 1 August 1824, d. 12 October 1894
  • James Vowden was baptized on 1 August 1824 in Ruan Lanihorne. His father Stephen was a husbandman at the time of his son's birth.
  • He was the son of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague.
  • At the age of 29 years, 10 months and 26 days, James Vowden married Elizabeth Mitchell, daughter of Nicholas Mitchell, on 27 June 1854 in St Feock. James, a master mariner and Elizabeth were both of full age, and both signed the register. The grooms residence was Ruan Lanihorne and the brides was St Feock. James father is shown as Stephen, and Elizabeth's as Nicholas, both fathers are labourers. The marriage was by licence and the witnesses were James Crowle and E Mitchell.
  • In 1888 James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell lived in 30 Upper Barton Hill Road, Gloucester.
  • James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in St Feock. James is shown as a 66 year old master mariner born Ruan Lanihorne living with his wife Elizabeth 58, born St Feock and their son Frederick aged 16 born Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
  • James Vowden died on 12 October 1894 in Pill Feock at age 70. James died of renal disease.
  • He was buried in Feock, Cornwall.

Children of James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell

James Vowden

M, b. 9 September 1855
  • James Vowden was baptized on 9 September 1855 in St Feock. Parents James and Elizabeth were living at The Pill, James was a mariner.
  • He was the son of James Vowden and Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census James Vowden was living in the household of Elizabeth Mitchell in St Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the 27 year old wife of a sailor, born St Feock, living with her sons James aged 5 and William aged 1 month, both born in St Feock. Her daughter Elizabeth Mitchell is recorded as a visitor in Elizabeth's brother William's household.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census James Vowden was living in the household of Elizabeth Mitchell in Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the household head, a mariner's wife aged 38 born Feock. She is living with her children James 15 a carpenter's apprentice, Elizabeth 13, a scholar, William 10 and Herbert 6 both scholars. All the children were born in Feock.
  • At the age of 23 years and 5 months, James Vowden married Charlotte Brunsdon in March 1879 in Gloucestershire.
  • In 1884 James Vowden and Charlotte Brunsdon lived in Gloucestershire.
  • Between 1884 and 1890 he was a coach builder for a railway factory.

Children of James Vowden and Charlotte Brunsdon

James Vowden

M, b. 1863, d. June 1911
  • James Vowden was born in 1863 in Frawley, Wales. His birth was registered in the Newport M registration district of Wales in the Dec 1863 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Stephen Vowden and Margaret Daley.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census James Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Margaret senior is shown as 36 years old. Her children Margaret 10, James 7, Henry 5, all born Newport and Etty 2 and Mary Ann 0 born Hound.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census James Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Hound, Hampshire. Margaret, the household head, is shown as a 44 year old mariner's wife, born Frawley, N K, Wales living with her children James 17, a gardeners assistant, born Frawley, NK, Wales and daughters Etty 11, Mary A 9, and Lavinia aged 7, all born in Sholing, Hampshire.
  • James Vowden appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Gillingham. James is shown as 26 years old. She was 53 years old, born Newport, Monmouthshire.
  • His death was recorded with the Newton Abbot, Devon Registration District in the June 1911 Quarter.

Janet May (Mary) Vowden

F, b. 1879, d. March 1942
  • Janet May (Mary) Vowden was born in 1879 in Hampshire.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Janet May (Mary) Vowden was living in the household of Jane Robbins and Stephen James Vowden in 5 Church Street, Southhampton. Jane was shown as 24 years old, born Pool, Dorset living with her mariner husband James (not Stephen) aged 24 born Newport, Mons and their two children Elizabeth, an infant and Janet 2, both born Southton Hampshire.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Janet May (Mary) Vowden was living in the household of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins in Millbrook. The index shows Stephen as a 34 year old born Newport, Wales, Jane as 34 born Poole, Mary 12, Elizabeth 10, Stephen 8, Alfred B 6, George 4 and Bertram James 0. All the children were born Southampton.
  • At the age of 17 years, Janet May (Mary) Vowden married Robert C Cove in 1896 in Southampton.
  • Janet May (Mary) Vowden and Robert C Cove appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Hampshire. Robert Cove 33, was the household head, living with his wife Janet 32,and children J Mey? 10; Janet May 8; Robert Stephen 5; Winifred Margaret 2 and Beatrice Priscilla 6 months.
  • Her death was recorded with the Southampton, Hampshire Registration District in the March 1942 Quarter.

Children of Janet May (Mary) Vowden and Robert C Cove

Joseph William Vowden

M, b. June 1895
  • Joseph William Vowden's birth was registered in the Southhampton, Hampshire Registration District in the June 1895 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins.
  • His marriage, at 21 years and 9 months, to Alice May Pratt was registered in the March 1917 Quarter Registration District. (Alice may have gone by the name of Alice May Jones.)
  • In 1924 Joseph was employed as an AB seaman on the "Araguaya" which sailed from Southhampton and arrived in New York on 19 May 1924. According to Ellis Isleland records he was 29 years old 5'8" and weighed 158lbs. He had a TigerHead and Tombolone ? (perhaps tattoes). He was aboard the "Homeric" when it docked at Ellis Island on the 18 June 1924, and on 9 July 1924 (as was a George Vowden.)
  • On 27 August 1944 their son Gerald Bertram was drowned when his ship was sunk by friendly fire by the RAF. Jsoeph and Alice were living at Shirley, Southampton at the time.

Children of Joseph William Vowden and Alice May Pratt

Lavinia Vowden

F, b. 1873
  • Lavinia Vowden was born in 1873 in Hampshire. Her birth was registered in the South Stoneham registration district of Hampshire in the June 1873 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Vowden and Margaret Daley.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Lavinia Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Hound, Hampshire. Margaret, the household head, is shown as a 44 year old mariner's wife, born Frawley, N K, Wales living with her children James 17, a gardeners assistant, born Frawley, NK, Wales and daughters Etty 11, Mary A 9, and Lavinia aged 7, all born in Sholing, Hampshire.
  • Her marriage, at 16 years, to Frederick Vernum was registered in the June 1889 Quarter in Islington, Middlesex Registration District.
  • Lavinia Vowden appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Islington. She is shown as a 24 year old dressmaker born Southhampton.
  • She appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.

Lucy Vowden

F, b. 10 September 1820, d. 1892
  • Lucy Vowden was baptized on 10 September 1820 in Ruan Lanihorne.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague.
  • Lucy Vowden appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Ruan Lanihorne. Lucy is shown as a 20 year old servant born in the County, working for a farmer John Curgenven and his wife Elizabeth. The farm is next door to the one where Lucy's sister Martha's husband Robert Chivell worked.
  • At the age of 22 years, 8 months and 3 days, Lucy Vowden married James Golley, son of Thomas Golley and Mary Unknown, on 13 May 1843 in St Michael Caerhayes. They were married by banns read on 16, 23 and 30 April 1843. James was a widower of full age, living at Carhayes cottage, a husbandman. Lucy was a spinster of full age living at Carhayes Parsonage. Her father was Stephen Vowden, a husbandman. Both James and Lucy signed with their mark. Witnesses to the marriage were William Golley and Elizabeth Nankivell.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Lucy Vowden was living in the household of Thomas Golley and Peggy Unknown in Veryan. The head of the house is Thomas Gooley 69 an ag labourer born Gorran and his wife Peggy aged 73 born St Ewe. His son James a 39 year old agricultural labourer born Michael Caerhays and daughter-in-law Lucy 30 born Veryan (should be Ruan Lanihorne) and granddaughter Mary Jane (daughter of James' previous marriage) aged 10 born St Michael Caerhays are living with them.
  • Lucy Vowden and James Golley appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Menheniot. James is shown as a 46 year old carter, born Michael Caerhays and Lucy a 40 year old housekeeper born Veryan (should be Ruan Lanihorne). They appear to be living with John Kellow a labourer and his family.
  • Lucy Vowden and James Golley appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Trehuntest Village. James was shown as a 54 year old ag labourer born Landulph, living with his wife Lucy 49 and 9 month old nursechild Jane Hawkin born Quethiock, Cornwall.
  • Lucy Vowden and James Golley appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Menheniot. James was shown as a 67 year old agricultural labourer born St Michaels Caerhayes, living with his wife Louisa (Lucy) aged 58 born Veryan (Ruan Lanihorne.)
  • In August 1882,her husband, James Golley died in Menheniot at age 68. The burial register showed he was 66 years old.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Lucy Vowden was living in the household of Joseph Henry Mountstephen in Truro. Joseph is shown as a 59 year old shoemaker born Grampund living with his daugher Sarah A Prudent a 34 year old married dressmaker born St Blazey, grandson Alfred Prudent aged 10 born Truro, a scholar and his sister-in-law Lucy Golley a 72 year old widow born Ruan Lanihorne. His wife Eliza Jane is working as a nurse elsewhere.
  • Her death was recorded with the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the 1892 Quarter . The death registration showed her as 70 years old.

Margaret Vowden

F, b. June 1861
  • Margaret Vowden's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the June 1861 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Vowden and Margaret Daley.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Margaret Vowden was living in the household of Margaret Daley in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Margaret senior is shown as 36 years old. Her children Margaret 10, James 7, Henry 5, all born Newport and Etty 2 and Mary Ann 0 born Hound.
  • Margaret Vowden appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Southstoneham, Hampshire. Margaret is shown as 10 years old.
  • In December 1886 Margaret married either Charles William Grint or Henry Landen in Medway. There is a death of a Margaret Grint in Islington in 1921, aged 58.

Margaret Victoria Louise Vowden

F, b. 8 August 1897
  • Margaret Victoria Louise Vowden was born on 8 August 1897 in Hampshire.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Margaret Victoria Louise Vowden was living in the household of Jane Robbins in Hampshire. Jane was shown as the 51 year old widowed head of the household. Living with her was Elizabeth Vowden 27 (daughter in law); Violet 22, (daughter in law); a 19 year old (Bertram?); a 13 year old (Margaret?); an 11year old (Nora?) and 5 month old Ernest (her grandson.)
  • Her marriage, at 17 years, to Herbert S Cook was registered in the 1915 Quarter in the South Stoneham, Hampshire Registration District.