Brighton and Beyond

A History of the Cowley Family

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

From Francis Cowley (1837) From Charles Michael Cowley (L) From Charles Michael Cowley (L)

Charles Michael

Cowley

(L)


Peter James

Marshall Cowley

(L)


From Roy Marshall Cowley (1920)

Kenneth

Lucas

b 1914

d 1992

Roy Marshall

Cowley

b 10 Apr 1920

d 27 May 2007

Charles Leonard

Marshall Cowley

b 19 Jul 1912

d 12 Oct 2003

Frederick John

Bacon

b 29 Nov 1912

d 12 Nov 2008

Dorothy Ellen Marshall Cowley

b 31 Jul 1924

d 22 Dec 2013

From Henry Coales (1754)

22 Jun 1939 Evington Leicester

X

1967

X

2001

From Charles Leonard Cowley (1883)

From William Henry Marshall (1853) X

Q1 1901

Div 1910

Marylebone

London

5 Feb 1912 Shrewsbury Shropshire

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2

1

2

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Florence Mary

Dunsford

b Not known

d Not known

Charles Leonard

Cowley

b 15 Jul 1883

d 14 Mar 1966

Ellen

Marshall

b 15 Jan 1890

d 22 Feb 1958

Mary Joan Louise

Coales (Bagnall)

b 2 Sep 1914

d 17 Sep 2004

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Ellen Marshall was born in Chester. For a short time the family lived in Wrexham and then moved to Shrewsbury where Ellen’s mother ran a commercial hotel, ‘Marshall’s Temperance Hotel’.  Ellen worked in the hotel with her mother, her sister, Carrie, and later her step-sister, Beatrice.


Ellen Marshall




Photograph of Ellen Cowley (nee Marshall, right) and sister Carrie Marshall (left)


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Research notes

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

Born in Brighton, Charles divorced his first wife after she had an affair on her return from South Africa.  He worked as a commercial traveller for Mazawattee Tea.  He served in the Natal Field Artillery during the 1906 Natal rebellion and served in the Royal Artillery during WW1.

Charles Leonard Cowley


Photo of Charles and second wife, Ellen, in 1912. Click on image to enlarge.  


More photos on the ‘Bits & Pieces’ page.

Wikipedia - Mazawattee Company Research notes