Christopher Dart Gowman (29 September 1837—1917)

Christopher Dart Gowman1 was the son of Richard Gowman and Grace Dart. He was born on 29 September 1837 at Dolton, Devon, England. 2 He was christened on 15 October 1837 at St Edmunds Church, Dolton, Devon, England. He immigrated from England in 1862 in Canada. 3 He worked as a Rural Post Messenger in 1871 at Holsworthy, Devon, England. 2 He worked as a Carpenter from 1881 to 1891 at Westminster, Middlesex, ON, CA. 4,5,6 He worked as a Carpenter in 1898 at London, ON, CA. 7,6 He worked as a Carpenter in 1901 at lot 25 con 1, Westminster, Middlesex, ON, CA. 3,6 He worked as a Farmer in 1911 at lot 25 con 1, Westminster, Middlesex, ON, CA. 8,6 He died in 1917 . 9 He was buried at Mt Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON, CA. 9

He married Hannah Maria Cole. He married Hannah Maria Cole in Q2 1862 at Holsworthy, Devon, England. 10

Hannah Maria Cole1 has no recorded parents. She was born in 1824 at Pyworthy, Devon, England. 2 She died in 1892 . 9 She was buried at Mt Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON, CA. 9

Children of Christopher Dart Gowman and Hannah Maria Cole:

He married Mary Ann Clark. He married Mary Ann Clark on 5 September 1898 at 82 Askin St, London, ON, CA. 7

Mary Ann Clark was the daughter of James Clark and Annie Anderson. She was born on 25 September 1850 in Scotland. 7,3 She immigrated from Scotland in 1861 in Canada. 3 She lived in 1898 at London, ON, CA. 7

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Richard Gowman

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Richard Gowman

born 2 January 1863 at Holsworthy, Devon, England died 9 September 1931 at 148 Sydenham St, Brantford, ON, CA

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Ellen Gowman

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Emily Jane Gowman

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John Henry Gowman

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Mary Louisa Gowman

born about 1869 at Holsworthy, Devon, England died 1871

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Thomas Henry Gowman

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Lucinda Gidley Gowman

born November 1874 at London, ON, CA died 1952

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Source: Marriage Register, CA, Ontario

Type: Vital

Source: 1871 Census of United Kingdom

Author: General Records Office

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1901 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1881 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Note: indexed at http://www.familysearch.org/

Source: 1891 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Source: 1911 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: Cemetery Transcription, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON

Author: London/Middlesex Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Type: Book

Source: FreeBMD UK

Author: FreeBMD UK

Type: Vital

FreeBMD UK

Dolton, Devon, England
 
St Edmunds Church, Dolton, Devon, England
 
Canada
 
Holsworthy, Devon, England
 
Westminster, Middlesex, ON, CA

Township including the portion of the City of London south of the Thames River.

 
London, ON, CA

Largest city in south-west Ontario, located at the fork of the River Thames.  It, and the river, were named by Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe while on a canoe exploration of the Thames Valley because he thought it would be an ideal spot for the capital of Upper Canada.

Map of downtown London from McAlpine's London City Directory 1875

 
lot 25 con 1, Westminster, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
 
Mt Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON, CA

Resources available for this cemetery include:

Mt Pleasant Cemetery web site

Cemetery Transcription, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON by the London/Middlesex Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Mount Pleasant Cemetery index by Ontario GenWeb

Mount Pleasant Cemetery index by FindAGrave

 
Pyworthy, Devon, England
 
82 Askin St, London, ON, CA

From 1898 to 1901 the home of Rev. Joseph William Holmes at which several marriages were performed.

 
Scotland
 
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