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Rowley (theophilus)Harper Ford, Poppitt

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brummie46 Report 9 Jun 2012 09:06

trying to find any descendants of theophilus charles rowley (1856) he was a teacher in Madeley on 1881 census and seems have married in 1886 but not sure if to a mary yong.
Is there anyone out there who possibly might be related/connected to this line of family.
I have his parents/sibling details but cant find any descendants within this tree. Any help would be appreciated in trying to make some connection.
thank you


brummiejan Report 9 Jun 2012 09:07

Have you checked for matches by using 'search trees' above?


patchem Report 9 Jun 2012 09:10

Have you got his death certificate for further information?
Theophilus C Rowley
Birth Date: abt 1856
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1936
Age at Death: 80
Registration district: Wenlock
Inferred County: Shropshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 739

ROWLEY, Theophilus Charles Head Married M 55 1856 Schoolmaster Certifd Dawley Salop
ROWLEY, Mary Ann Wife Married 25 years 5 children born, 4 living F 54 1857 Schoolmistress Certifd Weston Churchstoke Montgomeryshire
ROWLEY, Jessie May Daughter Single F 24 1887 Assistant Schoolmistress Certifd Stoorsehay Wellington Salop
ROWLEY, John Farnk Cecil Son Single M 18 1893 Fitter In Engineering Work Coalbrookdale Salop

RG number: RG14 Piece: 16026 Reference: RG14PN16026 RG78PN989 RD348 SD2 ED4 SN63

Registration District: Madeley
Sub District: Madeley
Enumeration District: 4
Parish: Madeley
Address: Brooklands 7 Woodside Coalbrookdale
County: Shropshire

1891 England Census
Theophilus C Rowley Age: 35 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary A Rowley
Gender: Male Where born: Dawley, Shropshire, England
Civil parish: Madeley Ecclesiastical parish: Coalbrookdale
Town: Coalbrookdale County/Island: Shropshire Country: England
Registration district: Madeley Sub-registration district: Madeley
ED, institution, or vessel: 4 Piece: 2099 Folio: 43 Page Number: 17
Theophilus C Rowley 35
Mary A Rowley 34
Jessie M Rowley 4
Clarice E Rowley 3
Edwin C Rowley 11/12
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 2099; Folio: 43; Page: 17; GSU roll: 6097209.


brummiejan Report 9 Jun 2012 09:10

There is a tree on ancestry with 4 children for him, including a detailed entry for son Edwin Charles. Or is this yours!


brummie46 Report 9 Jun 2012 10:11

thanks patchem and brummiejan, thats great to what you have found. i can therefore work on the details you have given to see then to what children they had.
Re what you say brummiejan re ancestry ( i am not a member) but i have found through a previous search that theophilus had a brother thomas and he in turn had a son edwin charles, so this name repeats itself. He also was in the education system.
thanks again much appreciated.


brummiejan Report 12 Jun 2012 12:36

As requested from Ancestry tree:

Edwin Charles W Rowley
Birth April 1890 in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England
Death September 1946 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
1920 15 Feb
Age: 29

Marriage to Myra Ford
Silverdale, Lancashire, England


Alfred Edwin Rowley
Birth July 1920 in Wolstanton, Staffordshire
Death 1939 in Dunkirk, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France WW11

Hilda Mabel Rowley
Birth 30th September 1921 in Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Death April 2004 in Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, England

Spouse and Children still living so hidden. Married 1948 in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, so would be easy to find I imagine.



brummiejan Report 12 Jun 2012 12:41

There seems to be another child, but I think this is mis-transcribed and should read John F.C.

1901 England Census about

Name: Jona F C Rowley
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Thoephilus C Rowley
Mother's name: May Rowley
Gender: Male
Where born: Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England

Civil parish: Madeley
Ecclesiastical parish: Coalbrookdale Holy Trinity
County/Island: Shropshire

Registration district: Madeley
Sub-registration district: Madeley

Thoephilus C Rowley 45
May Rowley 45
Jessie M Rowley 14
Edwin C W Rowley 10
Jona F C Rowley 8


brummiejan Report 12 Jun 2012 12:41

Births Jun 1893 (>99%)
Rowley John Frank C Madeley 6a 635

Marriages Jun 1922
POPPITT Minnie C Rowley Madeley 6a 1509
ROWLEY John F C Poppitt Madeley 6a 1509


brummiejan Report 12 Jun 2012 12:43

Sorry, I see he is on 1911, der!


brummie46 Report 13 Jun 2012 06:50

Brummiejan, many many thanks again. Sorry got a little confused regarding previous message your sent (pm'd)


brummie46 Report 25 Nov 2012 12:24

Thanks to all who previously research and found info for me.
Hilda.M wed into the name Harper in 1948 on researching so would like to find children of these for they would be my 3rd cousins.
Also any link in finding descendants of other names mentioned.


brummiejan Report 25 Nov 2012 16:00

Have you looked for births to the above marriage on Freebmd? The surnames are pretty distinctive so should be easy enough to find.


brummie46 Report 25 Nov 2012 17:32

yes brummiejan have only managed to find one child in the name of Harper.


brummiejan Report 25 Nov 2012 17:48

There are 2 poss. offspring Harper MMN Rowley in Newcastle under Lyme on Freebmd.
If you are trying to find them I suggest the usual - Facebook, Friends Reunited,, BT online.


brummie46 Report 27 Nov 2012 08:38

is it me? have searched again and can only find one offspring.


brummiejan Report 27 Nov 2012 10:09

It IS you!! :-D :-D

PM sent.



brummie46 Report 29 Nov 2012 11:30

Thanks Jan