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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Family Time Line

Henry Francis Bowker
1811–1889
Eliza Alice Keep
1815–1861
Henry Charles Bowker
1839–1920
Alice Elizabeth Bowker
1841–
Mary Louisa Bowker
1843–1913
Ellen Sarah Bowker
1845–
Alice Elizabeth Bowker
1847–1925
Alfred Edward Bowker
1847–
Edith Anna Bowker
1849–
Herbert Bowker
1851–
Ernest Francis Bowker
1853–

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World Events (8)

1843

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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