Alice Elizabeth Bowker

2 May 1841–
Saint Botolph Without Aldersgate,London,London,England

The Life of Alice Elizabeth

When Alice Elizabeth Bowker was born on 2 May 1841, her father, Henry Francis Bowker, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Alice Keep, was 25. She lived in City of London, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Willesden, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Henry Francis Bowker
Eliza Alice Keep
Henry Charles Bowker
Alice Elizabeth Bowker
Mary Louisa Bowker
Ellen Sarah Bowker
Alice Elizabeth Bowker
Alfred Edward Bowker
Edith Anna Bowker
Herbert Bowker
Ernest Francis Bowker

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 13

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 39

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Manchester): occupational name for someone whose job was to steep cotton or linen in lye (a strong alkali) to cleanse it, from an agent derivative of Middle English bouken ‘to wash’ (from Middle Dutch būken).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alice E Bowker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice E Bowker in household of Henry F Bowker, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alice E King in household of George F King, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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