Category Archives: Bowman

The Bowmans and the Larkes

My great grandfather Charles Edward Robb married Louisa Bowman on 16th December 1877 at St. Luke’s church, Victoria Docks. He was 26 and she was 21. I’ve written about the Bowmans before, but now that more London parish records are … Continue reading

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Marriage of Charles Edward Robb and Louisa Bowman

I now have a copy of the marriage certificate for my great grandparents – Charles Edward Robb and Louisa Bowman. They were married on 16 December 1877 at St. Luke’s, Victoria Docks, in the district of West Ham, Essex. Charles … Continue reading

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The Bowmans

My great grandmother, Louisa (Bowman) Robb, husband of Charles Edward, was born in 1856, in the parish of St. George in the East, Middlesex. Her father was John Bowman, an umbrella frame maker from Bow, and her mother was Elizabeth J. Larke from Wapping.In … Continue reading

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Deaths of Louisa (Bowman) Robb and Marion Fanny Robb

I’ve just received death certificates for Louisa Robb, nee Bowman, my great-grandmother and wife of Charles Edward Robb, and for their daughter Marion Fanny. I’d been intrigued by the fact that they died within two months of each other and wondered if … Continue reading

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