Brighton and Beyond

A History of the Cowley Family

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

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From William Henry Marshall (1853)

From Cecil Marshall (1887) X From Charles Leonard Cowley (1883) X

21 July 1913

Salford

Abt  1877

Birmingham

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2

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2

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2

3

Abt 1884

Shrewsbury

31 Mar 1901

Shrewsbury

Q4 1873

Bristol

  Page updated - 16 January 2015

From Lionel Marshall (1886) Marshall's Hotel

Marshall’s Temperance Hotel

24 Aug 1880

Hereford

Time Line master

John Elford

Gulley

b Q2 1851

d Q1 1919

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Rosannah

Bowen

b Q1 1849

d Q1 1880

Caroline Mary

Bowen

b Abt 1851

d Not known

Caroline Ellen

Williams

b Abt 1857

d Q3 1925

William Henry

Marshall

b Abt 1853

d Abt 1899

Frederick Elford

Gulley

b Abt 1878

d Q3 1947

Rosanna

Gulley

b 1880

d 1880

Henry George E.

Gulley

b Abt 1882

d Not known

Helen Elizabeth M

Gulley

b Abt 1883

d Not known

Carrie

Marshall

b 2 Mar 1896

d 4 Aug 1982

Ellen

Marshall

b 15 Jan 1890

d 22 Feb 1958

Lionel

Marshall

b 1886

d 19 Jul 1935

Beatrice

Marshall

b 2 Dec 1878

d 14 Nov 1964

Albert

Hulley

b Abt 1855

D Q4 1923

Annie

Humphries

b Not known

d Abt 1884

Cecil

Marshall

b 10 May 1887

d 1949

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Researching the history of John Elford Gulley revealed that he was married three times. But did he marry his third wife whist the second was still alive?


Read the full story of the research and the intriguing conclusions in ‘The Many Marriages of John Elford Gulley’ by clicking on the link below

John Elford Gulley


The Many Marriages of John Elford Gulley Research notes The Deceased Wife’s Sister’s Marriage Act 1907


William was an artist although it is not clear whether he made much of a living from this occupation.  At  the 1871 census he was living in Hurst Street, Birmingham. Four of the back-to-back properties in this street have been restored by the National Trust and are open to the public.

Painting by William H. Marshall of Sherwood Forest.

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William Henry Marshall


Research notes NT back-to back properties

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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More photos via the ‘Bits & Pieces’ page.

Research notes

Lionel Marshall


Wedding photograph of Lionel Marshall and Charlotte Fenton

1913

A newspaper report of the wedding of Lionel Marshall and Charlotte Fenton

And a list of wedding presents

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Research notes