Brighton and Beyond

A History of the Cowley Family

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

From Henry Coales (1754)

From Charles Leonard Cowley (1883)

10 Nov 1788

3 Aug 1838

Abt 1874

Not

married

1 Feb 1917

London

Jul 1942

Saskatchewan Canada

27 Sep 1898 Leicester

From Edwin Bagnall (1842)

Birth

line

Adopted line

Emigrated to Canada 1908

Emigrated to Canada

1917


Only a brief outline of the Coales family is currently shown on this page in order to illustrate the birth line of my mother, Joan Louise Coales / Mary Joan Louise Bagnall.  More detail will be added when time permits.

Time Line master

Edith Annie

Windram (Ap)

b 22 Aug 1874

d 24 Feb 1946

Ernest Bertram

Henson

b Not known

d Not known

Mary Elizabeth

Gertrude Coales

b 1 Nov 1880

d 7 Jan 1962

Reginald T.

Ricketts

b Abt 1886

d Not known

Mary Joan Louise

Coales (Bagnall)

b 2 Sep 1914

d 17 Sep 2004

Dorothy Gladys

Ricketts

b Abt 1918

Earl

Chase

b Not known

d Not known

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unknown

Details

unknown

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unknown

Henry

Coales

b Abt 1754

d 16 Jan 1833

Francis

Coales

b Abt 1792

d 6 Nov 1865

John

Coales

b Abt 1850

d 23 May 1916

Elizabeth

Allen

b Abt 1756

d 8 Nov 1820

Mary

Cursly

b Not known

d 12 Feb 1893

Sarah Elizabeth

Raddings

b Abt 1853

d 8 Nov 1894

Alfred James

Bagnall (Ap)

b 29 Jun 1872

d 23 Nov 1964

  Page updated - 28 December 2011

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Joan Louise Coales (Bagnall)


Joan Louise Coales was adopted at about one year old by Alfred James Bagnall and his wife Edith.  On all subsequent documentation her name is shown as Mary Joan Louise but she was always known as Joan.

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Research notes

Alfred James Bagnall (‘Alf’) was born in Ogley Hay, Staffordshire.  He was apprenticed to a draper and clothier at the age of 14 and later opened his own business, ‘Bagnall & Co.’ with his brother, Albert.  He died at his home in Evington, Leicester and is buried in the churchyard of St Denys’ Church, Evington.


Photo of Alfred with adopted daughter, Joan. Click on image to enlarge.  

Alfred James Bagnall


Research notes Bagnall & Co. St. Denys' Church, Evington