Brighton and Beyond

A History of the Cowley Family

Reproduced by kind permission of The Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton & Hove

From Stephen Coley (1776) From Charles Cowley (1828) From Stephen Cowley (1833)

Stephen

Cowley

b Abt 1833

d 22 Oct 1897

stephen_cowley_1833_1897.pdf From William Cowley (1824) From Thomas Cowley (1830) From Henry Cowley (1831)

31 Dec 1821

Old Shoreham

From William Cowley (1798)

  Page updated - 31 March 2013

© Peter Cowley 2015

Time Line master

Thanks to Su & Paul Cowley and Christine Bown for their assistance with the family tree data and for supplying the photographs  on this page

William

Cowley

b Abt 1824

d 17 Dec 1896

Jemima

Mills

b 15Apr 1797

d 5 May 1875

Sarah

Cowley

b Abt 1826

d Not known

Caroline

Cowley

b Abt 1826

d Not known

Thomas

Cowley

b Abt 1830

d 28 Feb 1895

Jemima

Cowley

b Abt 1834

d 1834

William

Cowley

b Abt 1798

d 12 Mar 1881

Charles

Cowley

b Abt 1828

d 8 Nov 1890

Henry

Cowley

b 13 Jun 1831

d 26 Jul 1893

Edward

Cowley

b Abt 1836

d Not known

Edwin

Cowley

b Abt 1838

d Not known

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William Cowley

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Research notes

Henry Cowley

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Henry Cowley

Henry Cowley with, probably, his wife Elizabeth (nee Hibbs)

Henry Cowley farmed at both Black Rock Farm and at Ovingdean Grange farm.  His success can be measured by the size of his estate - some £500,000 at today’s values.

Research notes

William Cowley

Photographs of the grave of William Cowley and his wife, Jemima, at St Margaret’s Church, Rottingdean.


Grave photographs kindly supplied by Ernie Fortnum

William

Cowley

Jemima (William’s wife)

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Research notes William Cowley's Will Dairymen & Farmers