Category Archives: Larke

Robert Bowman and Caroline Reed

In the last post I speculated about the background of my great-great-great-grandfather Robert Bowman (1801 – 1842), whose granddaughter Louisa married my great grandfather Charles Edward Robb. In this post, I’ll say more about Robert and his wife, my great-great-great-grandmother … Continue reading

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Back to the Bowmans

After spending some time on the Glasgow branch of the Robb family, I’ve turned my attention back to London and the Bowmans. Louisa Bowman (1856 – 1905) was my great grandmother: she married my great grandfather, Charles Edward Robb (1851 … Continue reading

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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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