Martha Bowles

#23746, b. 7 September 1831
  • Father: Jonathan Bowles b. 6 Mar 1803, d. Sep 1840
  • Mother: Sarah Greensides b. 1803, d. 1853

Individual's Timeline

Birth1831Martha Bowles
Christening7 September 1831Martha Bowles1

Primary events

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 Martha was included in the household of William Larn Saunders in The Beach, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England along with Sarah Greensides, Mary Ann Bowles, Sarah Bowles, Jonathan Bowles, Thomas Bowles and William Bowles. She was aged 9 years.. Sarah's first husband Jonathan BOWLES died in Sept qtr 1840 and she married William in Feb 1841 when she was around 38 and he was 29. She had 6 children in the 15 years she was married to Jonathan. Mary Knights aged about 15 was listed as the family servant.
  • In 1851 Martha Bowles was included in the household of Mary A (24 year old dressmaker), Martha (20) and Susan (21 Milliner) were all living as visitors with William and Margaret SMITH "Back of Halls" I have guessed that the Susan is actually Sarah, but no proof. Mary Ann Bowles and Sarah Bowles also appeared on the same census schedule.


  1. England & Wales Parish Records, 1530-1906, online, Name:      Martha Bowles
    Gender:      Female
    Christening Date:      7 Sep 1831
    Christening Place:      Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Father's Name:      Jonathan Bowles
    Mother's Name:      Sarah.