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Charles Henry Cowley
Although Charles Henry descends from the farming side of the Cowley family, it seems that he did not follow in his father’s occupation. In the 1871 census he is listed as ‘driving a milk van’, but in later censuses he is variously a ‘greengrocer’ and ‘printer’s book keeper ‘.
William Arthur followed in his father’s footsteps as a farmer and took over the running of Ovingdean Grange farm when Henry Cowley died in 1893. He subsequently passed the farm on to his son in law, Percy Filkins.
William Arthur Cowley, his wife, Lilly Millicent (nee Holloway), and their children (L to R) Thomas Aubrey, Arthur, and Eva Cowley