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Ancestry report for Esther Farmer [Bowrah], daughter of William Bowrah, farm labourer and Elizabeth Bowrah [Nichels]
Generation No. 1
1. Esther Farmer [Bowrah] was the daughter of (2) William Bowrah, farm labourer and (3) Elizabeth Bowrah [Nichels]. She was born 1832 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1832 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
She married Richard Farmer on 27th May 1858 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. He was the son of Richard Farmer, bricklayer and Sarah Farmer [Histed]. He was born 1832 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jul 1832 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iFrank who was born 1860 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th May 1860 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiRichard Cecil who was born 1861 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Dec 1861 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiiMinnie who was born 1863 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 30th Aug 1863 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivLaura Mary who was born 1866 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1866 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vKate Elizabeth who was born 1869 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Aug 1869 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viEllen who was born 1874 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Mar 1874 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Bowrah, farm labourer was the son of (4) John Bowrah, farmer and (5) Sarah Bowrah [Pocock]. He was born 1803 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1803 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
He married Elizabeth Nichels on 7th Aug 1826 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1805 at Isfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iAnn who was born c Oct 1826 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1826 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiJaspar who was born 1828 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 17th Aug 1828 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiWilliam who was born 1830 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Sep 1830 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivEsther who was born 1832 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1832 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vGeorge who was born 1834 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1834 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viEliza Elizabeth who was born 1835 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1835 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiJohn who was born 1837 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jul 1837 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiiHenry James who was born 1840 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 9th Aug 1840 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixEmily who was born 1845 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1845 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
3. Elizabeth Bowrah [Nichels] She was born 1805 at Isfield, Sussex
She married William Bowrah on 7th Aug 1826 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of John Bowrah, farmer and Sarah Bowrah [Pocock]. He was born 1803 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1803 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iAnn who was born c Oct 1826 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1826 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiJaspar who was born 1828 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 17th Aug 1828 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiWilliam who was born 1830 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Sep 1830 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivEsther who was born 1832 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1832 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vGeorge who was born 1834 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1834 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viEliza Elizabeth who was born 1835 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1835 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiJohn who was born 1837 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jul 1837 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiiHenry James who was born 1840 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 9th Aug 1840 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixEmily who was born 1845 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1845 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. John Bowrah, farmer He was born 1770 to 1775 at Sussex
He married Sarah Pocock on 3rd Nov 1794 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1770 to 1775 at Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born before 30th Nov 1794 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 30th Nov 1794 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiHenry who was born 1797 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Jan 1797 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiMary who was born 1799 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Jan 1799 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivSarah who was born 1801 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 24th May 1801 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
vWilliam who was born 1803 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1803 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viJames who was born 1809 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1809 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiGeorge who was born 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiMichael who was born 1814 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Feb 1814 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixJesse who was born 1816 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1816 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
5. Sarah Bowrah [Pocock] She was born 1770 to 1775 at Sussex
She married John Bowrah on 3rd Nov 1794 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was born 1770 to 1775 at Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born before 30th Nov 1794 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 30th Nov 1794 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiHenry who was born 1797 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Jan 1797 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiMary who was born 1799 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Jan 1799 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivSarah who was born 1801 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 24th May 1801 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
vWilliam who was born 1803 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1803 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viJames who was born 1809 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1809 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiGeorge who was born 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiMichael who was born 1814 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Feb 1814 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixJesse who was born 1816 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1816 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 

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