Brighton and Beyond

A History of the Cowley Family

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

From Henry Cowley (1831)

Abt 1888

From William Arthur Cowley (1867)

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Thomas Aubrey

Cowley

b 11 Sep 1892

d 5 Apr 1948

Eva Lilly

Cowley

b 25 Dec 1889

d Not known

George

Drake

b Not known

d Not known

Abt 1910

Arthur Henry

Cowley

b 10 Mar 1891

d 3 Sep 1960

Helen M.

Humphreys

b Not known

d Not known

Abt 1921

Margerie

Cowley

b 18 Oct 1895

d 1979

Percy

Filkins

b Abt 1897

d Abt 1979

Abt 1918

Thanks to Su & Paul Cowley for supplying the information and photographs for this page

William Arthur

Cowley

b 13 Jun 1867

d 11 Jun 1947

Lilly Millicent

Holloway

b Abt 1864

d 24 Apr 1945

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  Page updated - 28 December 2011

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William Arthur Cowley


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


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