Thomas Bowden was born 21 March 1824 in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom to William Bowden (1796-1882) and Elizabeth Godfrey (1798-1838) and died 31 March 1914 in Stroud, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Hannah M Wattus (1831-1905) 1 March 1849 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

He left Gravesend 1838-Jun-24, arrived Sydney 1838-Nov-6 on the Maitland


Offspring of Thomas Bowden and Hannah M Wattus (1831-1905)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Bowden (1852-1875)
Elizabeth Bowden (1854-1936)
Vivian R Bowden (1855-?)
Sophia H Bowden (1856-?)
Caroline Bowden (1856-1928)
Frederick E Bowden (1856-1857)
Thomas Bowden (1857-1911) 22 December 1857 Stroud, New South Wales 7 June 1911 Stroud, New South Wales Mary Barnes (1856-1930)

William George Bowden (1859-1943)
Maria Bowden (1861-?)
James Bowden (1862-1950)
John Robert Bowden (1864-1955) 13 June 1864 Mill Creek, New South Wales, Australia 8 February 1955 Taree, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Elizabeth Nix (1869-1943)

Jessie Nairn Bowden (1866-1946)
Sophia Bowden (1868-1948)
Alice Bowden (1869-1947)

Namesakes of Thomas Bowden (1824-1914)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Thomas Bowden (1824-1914)Benenden, Kent, England, United KingdomStroud, New South Wales, AustraliaWilliam Bowden (1796-1882)Elizabeth Godfrey (1798-1838)Hannah M Wattus (1831-1905)
Thomas Bowden (1857-1911)Stroud, New South WalesStroud, New South WalesThomas Bowden (1824-1914)Hannah M Wattus (1831-1905)Mary Barnes (1856-1930)
Thomas Wheaton Bowden (1807-1878)London, England, United KingdomNewtown, New South Wales, AustraliaThomas William Bowden (1778-1834)Jane Wheaton (c1779-1846)Suzannah Kendall (1804-1881)

Footnotes (including sources)

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  • 1.4 in The Benenden Bowdens by Colin King, ISBN 09592639 1 8
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