Joseph Bowring

9 October 1830–27 October 1871 (Age 41)
Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Bowring was born on 9 October 1830, in Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Daw Bowring, was 35 and his mother, Jane Cook, was 38. He married Louisa Pearson in 1858, in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in All Saints Church, Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 27 October 1871, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bowring
Louisa Pearson
Marriage: 1858
Henry Bowring
Emma Charlotte Bowring
Kate Bowring

Spouse and Children


    Louisa Pearson


Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


    Henry Bowring



    Kate Bowring


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 3

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 13

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

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who dwelt in a small cottage, from an unattested Old English word būring, a derivative of būr ‘bower’, ‘cottage’ ( see Bower ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Bowring in household of Joseph Bowring, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Bowring, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Joseph Bowring, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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