Gowlett Family of Hillingdon Parish, Middlesex, England 


                                                                                                           William Gowlett  
                                                                                                                      [1802-1845]

                                                                                                         Spouse1: Martha Overshot
                                                                                                                        [m.1829]
                                                                                                         Spouse2: Elizabeth Abram 
                                                                                                                        [m.1835]

                                      1802    William Gowlett was baptised 7th January 1802 the son of Richard Gowlett and his wife Phoebe nee Fletcher.
                                                  William had twelve siblings.    

                                      1829    At the age of twenty-seven William Gowlett married Martha Overshot 1st June 1829 at Hillingdon by whom
                                                  he had issue;

                                      Issue M1:                  Pathenia Gowlett born 1829 - No further information [Submitted by LW]
                                                                        Sophia Gowlett born 1830 - No further information [Submitted by LW]
                                                                        Samson Richard 1833 - Married Sarah Ann Filby 1854 [Submitted by LW] See Epilogue. 

                                     1835     At the age of thirty-three William married [2]: Elizabeth Abram 7th Sept. 1835 at  Hillingdon - Groom note 'Widower'

                                     IssueM2:                    John Gowlett born 1836 [Submitted by LW]
                                                                        William Gowlett born 1838 [Submitted by LW] William died at Uxbridge in 1838 at the age of three. [Submitted by LW]

                                     1841 Census William was living with his 70 year-old father Richard and brother Charles, his mother was working at nearby Iver. 
                                                           William was recorded at Church Yard Row, Uxbridge, aged thirty-five [rounded], a labourer, 
                                                           with his two sons Samson 9yrs and John aged 6yrs,  both noted not born in the County of Middlesex. 

                                                            William and his father Richard died in the December Qtr. 1845.  
                                                            William was aged forty-three and his father aged seventy-four.                                                            

                                     1841:    In the 1841 Census William was recorded at Church Yard Row, Uxbridge, aged thirty-nine [recorded 35yrs],
                                                  a labourer with  his two sons Samson aged 9yrs and John aged six.  

                                                  In the same house was his 70 year old father Richard and his brother  Charles Robert Gowlet aged twenty-seven.
                                                  Also in the house was his nine year-old nephew Thomas Samuel Gowlett
                                                  [recorded aged 14], the son of his deceased brother James [1802-1833].

                                                  William's mother Phoebe was recorded at Buckinghamshire aged sixty-seven with Thomas's twin brothers 
                                                  Richard Joseph and James Isaac who were aged seventeen, working as 'domestic servants'.                                                                                                                   

                                                 William's mother dies; Phoebe returned to her home at Uxbridge and died there two years later in 1843.
                                                 William and his father's Death;  Both William and his father Richard died in the December Qtr. 1845 
                                                 [dual burials].  

                                                 William was aged forty-three and his father aged seventy-four. 

                                                 William was known to be survived by his two sons Samson aged thirteen and John aged nine 
                                                 and his daughter Sophia aged fifteen. 
  
                                                                                                        EPILOGUE

                                                                 Child 1 [m1]:  [from another source] Pathenia born 1829.  
                                                                                           Does not appear to have survived.   
                                                                 Child 2 [m1]:  [from another source] Sophia born 1830.  
                                                                                          May have married either George Crockett or Robert Kilby in Dec. 1865 at Hendon? 

                                       Samson Richard Gowlett [1833-   ]  son of William Gowlett by his 1st wife Martha [nee Overshot] 

                                                 1851 Census:  Not found.

                                                 1861 Census:  Address: No. 4 Narlis Yard, Uxbridge;
                                                                          Samson Gowlett, Head, age 29, Brewer's Foreman, born Uxbridge.
                                                                          Sarah Gowlett, Wife, age 32, born Uxbridge. 
                                                                          Elizabeth Ann, Daughter, age 5, born Uxbridge. 
                                                                          Sarah A, Daughter, age 1, born Uxbridge.

                                                1871 Census:  Address: Osborn House, 5 Magdala Cottage, Uxbridge.  [Ancestry Index = Jowlett - Census Clerk = Jowlett]
                                                                          Samson Gowlett, Head, age 39, Brewer, born Uxbridge.
                                                                          Sarah Gowlett, Wife, age 40, Dress Maker, born Uxbridge. 
                                                                          Elizabeth Ann, Daughter, age 15, born Uxbridge. 
                                                                          Sarah A, Daughter, age 10, born Uxbridge.                                                                          

                                                1881 Census:  Address: 22 Chapel Street, Heston; 
                                                                         Samson Gowlett, Head, age 49, General Labourer, Employed, born Uxbridge.
                                                                         Sarah Gowlett, Wife, age 52, born Uxbridge.
                                                                         Eliza Gowlett, Niece, age 11, born Surrey, Mortlake.
                                                                         Thomas Taylor, Lodger, Unmarried, age 21, Grocer's Assistant, born Hampshire, Basingstoke.

                                                1881 Census     Elizabeth Ann Gowlett, Unmarried, age 24, Infirmary Nurse at St. Saviour's Union Infirmary, 
                                                                          Westmorland Rd, London.
                                                                          Could not find marriage or death for Elizabeth Ann nor on subsequent Census.  
                                                1881 Census    Sarah Gowlett - Could not find.
                                                                          Could not find marriage or death for Elizabeth Ann nor on subsequent Census.       
                                                1891 Census:  Address: 22 Chapel Street, Uxbridge; 
                                                                         Samson Gowlett, Head, age 60, General Labourer, Employed, born Uxbridge.
                                                                         Sarah Gowlett, Wife, age 60, born Uxbridge. 
                                                1901 Census:  Address:  No. 13 New Windsor Street, Uxbridge;  
                                                                         Samson Gowlett, Head, age 69, Retired Hy Driver, born Uxbridge.
                                                                         Sarah Gowlett, Wife, age 70, born Uxbridge.
 
                                                Samson Gowlett died June Qtr. 1902 at the recorded age of seventy-one [Registered Uxbridge]
                                                No death date has been found for his wife Sarah Ann to date.