Frances Todd

1778–1857 (Age 79)
Bamburgh, Northumberland, England

The Life of Frances

When Frances Todd was born on 1 October 1778, in Bamburgh, Northumberland, England, her father, Edward Todd, was 21 and her mother, Mrs Todd, was 21. She married William Bowey in 1805, in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 28 September 1857, in Belford, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Frances Todd
William Bowey
Marriage: 1805
Frances Bowey
William Bowey
Mary Ann Bowey
Edward Bowey

Spouse & Children

Northumberland, England, United Kingdom


  • Frances Bowey


  • William Bowey


  • Female1810–Female

  • Edward Bowey


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Todd


  • Mrs Todd




World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 9

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 11

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’ (of unknown origin).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frances Bowey in household of Edward Bowey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Frances Bowey, Widow, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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