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Benjamin Gowen

Male Abt 1765 - 1858  (~ 93 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Gowen  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Born Abt 1765  Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 9
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 Feb 1766  Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 29 May 1799  Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation: Corwainer. Employs an apprentice 
    Residence 1832  Upon the Heath, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Freehold House and Land 
    Residence 1841  Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 9
    Occupation: Carter. Living next door to Richard and Lydia Gowen. Name transcribed as Zawan 
    Residence 1844  Near Plumstead Corner, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Freehold House and Land 
    Residence 1851  Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 87 Relation: Head Occupation: Owner of 3 acres with cottage 
    Died 4 Apr 1858  Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Probate Date 9 Oct 1858  Norwich Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID P167  Gowen
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 

    Father Richard Gowen,   b. 1735 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susanna 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Bailey,   b. Abt 1769, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1856, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1790  Blofield, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Married 15 Jun 1790  Blofield, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Married 15 Jun 1790  Blofield, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11
    LDS 
    Children 
     1. Philip Gowen (Gown),   b. 1790, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1858, Norwich Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Gowen,   b. 1794, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Susannah Gowen,   b. 1797, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Thurston Gowen,   b. 1799, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1886, Blofield, Norfolk, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     5. John Gowen,   b. 1800, Hemblington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. John Gowen,   b. 1801, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1861, Kirk Smeaton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     7. Charlotte Gowen,   b. 1803, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1890, Strumpshaw, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     8. Benjamin Gowen,   b. Abt 1807, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1873, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     9. Robert Gowen,   b. Abt 1811, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1891, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)  [natural]
     10. Richard Gowen,   b. 14 Jan 1812, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1883, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1765 - Hemblington, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 24 Feb 1766 - Hemblington, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1790 - Blofield, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jun 1790 - Blofield, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - LDS - 15 Jun 1790 - Blofield, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Occupation: Corwainer. Employs an apprentice - 29 May 1799 - Hemblington, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Occupation: Carter. Living next door to Richard and Lydia Gowen. Name transcribed as Zawan - 1841 - Hemblington, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Freehold House and Land - 1844 - Near Plumstead Corner, Hemblington, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 87 Relation: Head Occupation: Owner of 3 acres with cottage - 1851 - Hemblington, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Apr 1858 - Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate Date - 9 Oct 1858 - Norwich Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1655734052] UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures, 1710-1811, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Class: IR 1; Piece: 69.

    2. [S-172252131] 1851 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Data imaged f), Class: HO107; Piece: 1819; Folio: 195; Page: 13; GSU roll: 207472.
      Name: Benjamin GowenBirth: abt 1764 in Hemblington, Norfolk, EnglandDeath:

    3. [S-172252130] 1841 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged ), Class: HO107; Piece 785; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Hemblington; County: Norfolk; Enumeration District: 5; Folio: 4; Page: 14; Line: 2; GSU roll: 438867.
      Birth date: abt 1837Birth place: Norfolk, EnglandResidence date: 1841Residence place: Hemblington, Norfolk, England

    4. [S-172155185] 1851 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: HO107; Piece: 1819; Folio: 195; Page: 13; GSU roll: 207472.

    5. [S-144667858] UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    6. [S1657065604] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    7. [S1657065607] England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

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    9. [S-172123312] 1841 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc), Class: HO107; Piece: 785; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Hemblington; County: Norfolk; Enumeration District: 5; Folio: 3; Page: 13; Line: 20; GSU roll: 438867.

    10. [S-165052189] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    11. [S-145496188] Norfolk, England, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    12. [S1652204641] Norfolk, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1940, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Northamptonshire Record Office; Northampton, England.

    13. [S1650795793] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).