Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Convict uniform as punishment

William BOWENAge: 74 years17831857

Name
William BOWEN
Given names
William
Surname
BOWEN
Birth calculated 1783
Text:

William

Family Name Bowen

Birth/Maiden Name Birth Date 1783?

Gender M

Birth Town and State Pembrokeshire

Birth Country England

BDM Birth Reg Death Date 7 Mar 1857

Age 74

Citation details: BOWEN WILLIAM 5860/1857 V18575860 122A AGE 74 YEARS DIED NEWTOWN
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Bowen - William - Convict Indent
Bowen - William - Convict Indent

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Religious marriageElizabeth Ann WATERView this family
November 9, 1806 (Age 23 years)
Address: Westminster
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary BOWEN
October 8, 1809 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Text:

Name Mary Bowen Gender Female Birth Date 08 Oct 1809 Baptism Date 26 Nov 1809 Baptism Place St. James, Westminster, Middlesex, England Father William Bowen Mother Elizabeth FHL Film Number1042309

Baptism of a daughterMary BOWEN
November 26, 1809 (Age 26 years)
Address: St. James'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Text:

Name Mary Bowen Gender Female Birth Date 08 Oct 1809 Baptism Date 26 Nov 1809 Baptism Place St. James, Westminster, Middlesex, England Father William Bowen Mother Elizabeth FHL Film Number1042309

Birth of a son
#2
William Lewis BOWEN
January 17, 1812 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906
Text:

Name William Lewis Bowen Gender Male Christening Age 0 Birth Date 17 Jan 1812 Christening Date 21 Feb 1812 Christening Place Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, England

Text:

Bowen William Louis 17 Jan 1812 15 Apr 1873 60 son/William & Elizabeth Ann (Water); b. London, Middlesex, England; h/Harriet (Thomas) Camperdown NSW BN16614

Christening of a sonWilliam Lewis BOWEN
February 21, 1812 (Age 29 years)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906
Text:

Name William Lewis Bowen Gender Male Christening Age 0 Birth Date 17 Jan 1812 Christening Date 21 Feb 1812 Christening Place Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, England

Birth of a daughter
#3
Anne Jane BOWEN
September 20, 1815 (Age 32 years)
Text:

Anne Jane

Family Name Ainsworth

Birth/Maiden Name Bowen

Birth Date 20 Sep 1815

Gender F

Birth Town and State London, Middlesex

Birth Country England

BDM Birth Reg Death Date 21 May 1883

Age 66

Citation details: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Text:

Name Ann Jane Bowen Gender Female Birth Date 20 Sep 1815 Baptism Date 28 Dec 1815 Baptism Place Saint Jame's, Westminster, London, England Father William Bowen Mother Elizabeth Ann FHL Film Number 1042309

Christening of a daughterAnne Jane BOWEN
December 28, 1815 (Age 32 years)
Address: St. James'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Text:

Name Ann Jane Bowen Gender Female Birth Date 20 Sep 1815 Baptism Date 28 Dec 1815 Baptism Place Saint Jame's, Westminster, London, England Father William Bowen Mother Elizabeth Ann FHL Film Number 1042309

Birth of a daughter
#4
Isabella Jane BOWEN
between 1816 and 1819 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a daughter
#5
Sarah Elizabeth BOWEN
November 26, 1820 (Age 37 years)
Text:

Birth Date 26 Nov 1820

Gender F

Birth Town and State London, Middlesex

Occupation
Sadler
1824 (Age 41 years)

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Bowen - William - Convict Indent
Bowen - William - Convict Indent

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Convicted
Of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to transportation for 14 years
September 22, 1824 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 217
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Bowen - William - Convict Indent
Bowen - William - Convict Indent

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Citation details: England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
Bowen - William - Conviction
Bowen - William - Conviction

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Convict April 29, 1825 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 217
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports page 16
Citation details: 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
Bowen - William and family - 1828 NSW Census
Bowen - William and family - 1828 NSW Census

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Note: Arrived on board the "Royal Charlotte".
Transfer of Assignment
Transferred from Mr. Hudson to his wife, Elizabeth
October 19, 1825 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childJohn PAULMary BOWENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 1, 1827 (Age 44 years)
Address: St. James'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 150/1827 V1827150 11 PAUL JOHN BOWEN MARY CJ
Text:

There is also this reference:

4153/1837 V18374153 3B PAUL JOHN BOWEN MARY CJ

Text:

Name Miss Mary Bowen Gender Female License Date 1 Oct 1827 License Place New South Wales, Australia Marriage Date 6 Oct 1827 Marriage Place Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence New South Wales, Australia Spouse Mr John Paul Spouse Gender Male Spouse Residence New South Wales, Australia Household Members NameAge Name Miss Mary Bowen Name Mr John Paul

Residence 1828 (Age 45 years)
Address: Market Street
Bowen - William and family - 1828 NSW Census
Bowen - William and family - 1828 NSW Census

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Conditional Pardon
Granted by Governor Richard Bourke
November 1, 1833 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons, 1788-1870
Bowen - William - Conditional pardon
Bowen - William - Conditional pardon

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Marriage of a childJohn AINSWORTHAnne Jane BOWENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 29, 1836 (Age 53 years)
Address: St. James'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Butts of Marriage Licenses, 1813–1835, 1894
Text:

Name Anne Jane Bowen Gender Female License Place St James, Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia Marriage Date 29 Mar 1836 Marriage Place New South Wales, Australia Residence Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Spouse John Ainsworth Spouse Gender Male Spouse Residence Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Household Members NameAge Name John Ainsworth Name Anne Jane Bowen

Citation details: 92/1836 V183692 20 AINSWORTH JOHN BOWEN ANNE J CJ
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Elizabeth AINSWORTH
May 19, 1837 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH ELIZABETH 398/1837 V1837398 21 JOHN ANNE J
Citation details: Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
Text:

Name Elizabeth Ainsworth Gender Female Baptism Age 0 Birth Date 19 May 1837 Baptism Date 6 Jun 1837 Baptism Place St. James, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date 1837 Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father John Ainsworth Mother Anne Jane FHL Film Number993952

Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth AINSWORTH
June 6, 1837 (Age 54 years)
Address: St. James'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
Text:

Name Elizabeth Ainsworth Gender Female Baptism Age 0 Birth Date 19 May 1837 Baptism Date 6 Jun 1837 Baptism Place St. James, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date 1837 Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father John Ainsworth Mother Anne Jane FHL Film Number993952

Birth of a grandson
#2
John Bowen AINSWORTH
February 17, 1839 (Age 56 years)
Address: King Street
Citation details: AINSWORTH JOHN B 335/1839 V1839335 23A JOHN ANNE J
Text:

Name John Bowen Ainsworth Gender Male Baptism Age 0 Birth Date 17 Feb 1839 Baptism Date 18 Mar 1839 Baptism Place St. James Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date 1839 Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father John Ainsworth Mother Anne Jane FHL Film Number993952

Publication: Nambucca and Bellinger News (NSW : 1911 - 1945), Friday 3 January 1919, page 5
Baptism of a grandsonJohn Bowen AINSWORTH
March 18, 1839 (Age 56 years)
Address: St. James'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
Text:

Name John Bowen Ainsworth Gender Male Baptism Age 0 Birth Date 17 Feb 1839 Baptism Date 18 Mar 1839 Baptism Place St. James Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date 1839 Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father John Ainsworth Mother Anne Jane FHL Film Number993952

Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Annie AINSWORTH
about 1842 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH ANNIE 947/1842 V1842947 26A JOHN ANN J
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Maria AINSWORTH
about 1844 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH MARIA 471/1844 V1844471 28 JOHN ANN
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Frances AINSWORTH
about 1846 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH FRANCES 374/1846 V1846374 32A JOHN ANNE J
Birth of a grandson
#6
George AINSWORTH
about 1849 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH GEORGE 3216/1849 V18493216 34A JOHN ANNE J
Marriage of a childWilliam Betts RUDDERSarah Elizabeth BOWENView this family
about 1849 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: 268/1849 V1849268 34C RUDDER WILLIAM B BOWEN SARAH E NL
Text:

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66/1849 V184966 137 RUDDER WILLIAM B BOWEN SARAH E NL

Birth of a grandson
#7
Frank AINSWORTH
about 1852 (Age 69 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH FRANK 658/1852 V1852658 44A JOHN ANN J
Text:

There is also this reference:

AINSWORTH FRANK 3305/1852 V18523305 38A JOHN ANN J

Death of a wifeElizabeth Ann WATER
October 18, 1852 (Age 69 years)
Address: George Street
Cause: Natural causes
Citation details: BOWEN ELIZABETH 482/1852 V1852482 38B AGE 64
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: Per Ship Andromeda Died George Street Cause of Death: Natural Causes.
Burial of a wifeElizabeth Ann WATER
October 20, 1852 (Age 69 years)
Address: Next to BN01903
Cemetery: Camperdown (St. Stephen's Church of England)
Note: Next to BN05856 per Ship Andromeda Died George Street Cause of Death: Natural Cause; Undertaker: John Hill, On Monday, the 18th instant, Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Mr. William Bowen, of George- street, Sydney.
Bowen - Elizabeth Ann and William
Bowen - Elizabeth Ann and William

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Marriage of a childWilliam Lewis BOWENHarriet THOMASView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 3, 1854 (Age 71 years)
Address: Scots Church
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: 650/1854 V1854650 81 BOWEN WILLIAM L THOMAS HARRIET QC
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1842 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 4 February 1854, page 8
Bowen - Thomas - William Lewis and Harriet
Bowen - Thomas - William Lewis and Harriet

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Birth of a grandson
#8
Sydney AINSWORTH
about 1855 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH SYDNEY 3782/1855 V18553782 42B JOHN ANN J
Birth of a grandson
#9
Clarence AINSWORTH
about 1857 (Age 74 years)
Citation details: AINSWORTH CLARENCE 10992/1857 JOHN ANNE J RYDE
Death March 7, 1857 (Age 74 years)
Address: Enmore Road
Cause of death: Natural decay
Text:

William

Family Name Bowen

Birth/Maiden Name Birth Date 1783?

Gender M

Birth Town and State Pembrokeshire

Birth Country England

BDM Birth Reg Death Date 7 Mar 1857

Age 74

Citation details: BOWEN WILLIAM 5860/1857 V18575860 122A AGE 74 YEARS DIED NEWTOWN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial March 9, 1857 (2 days after death)
Address: BN01903
Cemetery: Camperdown (St. Stephen's Church of England)
Religion: Church of England
Bowen - Elizabeth Ann and William
Bowen - Elizabeth Ann and William

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with Elizabeth Ann WATER - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 9, 1806London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
3 years
daughter
Woman Pioneer IconMary BOWEN
Birth: October 8, 1809 26 24England, United Kingdom
Death: December 27, 1901Milsons Point, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
PioneerWilliam Lewis BOWEN
Birth: January 17, 1812 29 27London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 16, 1873Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
Woman Pioneer IconSarah Elizabeth BOWEN
Birth: November 26, 1820 37 35London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: March 10, 1875Milsons Point, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthAustralian Cemeteries Index
Text:

William

Family Name Bowen

Birth/Maiden Name Birth Date 1783?

Gender M

Birth Town and State Pembrokeshire

Birth Country England

BDM Birth Reg Death Date 7 Mar 1857

Age 74

BirthB - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: BOWEN WILLIAM 5860/1857 V18575860 122A AGE 74 YEARS DIED NEWTOWN
BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Bowen - William - Convict Indent
Bowen - William - Convict Indent

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MarriageDeath Certificate - Bowen - William
MarriageMarriage Certificate - Bowen - Water - William and Elizabeth
OccupationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Bowen - William - Convict Indent
Bowen - William - Convict Indent

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ConvictedThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 217
ConvictDeath Certificate - Bowen - William
Transfer of AssignmentLetter by Eliza Bowen to the Colonial Secretary, Major Goulburn
Residence1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy)
Bowen - William and family - 1828 NSW Census
Bowen - William and family - 1828 NSW Census

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Conditional PardonWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons, 1788-1870
Bowen - William - Conditional pardon
Bowen - William - Conditional pardon

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DeathAustralian Cemeteries Index
Text:

William

Family Name Bowen

Birth/Maiden Name Birth Date 1783?

Gender M

Birth Town and State Pembrokeshire

Birth Country England

BDM Birth Reg Death Date 7 Mar 1857

Age 74

DeathB - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: BOWEN WILLIAM 5860/1857 V18575860 122A AGE 74 YEARS DIED NEWTOWN
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - Bowen - Elizabeth Ann and William
DeathDeath Certificate - Bowen - William
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index
BurialDeath Certificate - Bowen - William