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John James COWDY

Male 1842 - 1917  (74 years)


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  • Name John James COWDY 
    Born 28 Sep 1842  St Helier, Jersey, CI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 5F967DFD1BBC4B77AE94C29A780A929852A2 
    Died 21 Jan 1917  Norbury, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 24 Jan 1917  Norwood Cemetery, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1881 census: at 17 Elam Street, Lambeth, London, (all COWDY), John J (38, contractor for machinery maker, born St Helier, Jersey), Jessie (33, born Southwark), Samuel J (7, scholar, born St Marys Lambeth), May H (4, scholar, born St Marys Lambeth), Eva M (2, born St Marys Lambeth) and John G O (1, born St Marys Lambeth). Also Sarah SEAR, 24, general servant.
      Daughter Jessie M (6, born Walworth, Surrey) was with her paternal grandparents at 13 Lorimer Square, St Mary Newington, London.

      1891 census: at 51 Holland Road, Lambeth, London, (all COWDY), John J (48, accountant, born St Helier, Jersey), Jessie (43, born Southwark, London), Samuel J (17, clerk, born Kennington, London), Jessie M (16, pupil teacher, born Kennington, London), May H (14, scholar, born Kennington, London), Eva M (12, scholar, born Kennington, London), John G O (11, scholar, born Camberwell, London), Faith M (6, scholar, born Camberwell, London) and Henry (4, scholar, born Camberwell, London).

      1901 census (1): at 42 Kestrel Avenue, Lambeth, London, (all COWDY), John J (58, accountant, born St Helier, Jersey), Jessie (53, born Southwark Bridge Road, London), Jessie M (26, born Kennington, London), May H (24, milliner, born Kennington, London), John G O (21, carpenter & joiner, born Camberwell, London), Faith M (16, corresponding clerk, born Camberwell, London) and Henry L (14, scholar, born Camberwell, London). Also a visitor Emma M BARRETT (single, 43, born Camberwell, London).
      1901 census (2): Eva Muriel (22, born Lambeth, London) was a student at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.

      1911 census: at 8 Victoria Parade, Norbury, London SW (6 rooms), (all COWDY), John James (68, married, accountant on own account at home, born St Helier, Jersey), Jessie (63, married 39 years, 9 children, 7 living, 2 dead*, born Southwark, London), Jessie Mary (36, single, fancy draper on own account at home, born Kennington, London), May Helena (34, single, milliner on own account at home, born Kennington, London), Eva Muriel (32, single, teacher at LCC Elam School, born Kennington, London), and Henry Leslie (24, single, insurance clerk at Scottish Union, City EC, born Camberwell, London). Also Emma Mary BARRETT (sister-in-law, single, 52, private means, born Camberwell, London).

      * the two children who died may have been Cecilia Annie (died Q2 1873, aged 0) and Noel Ernest (died Q2 1883, aged 1).

      Buried as John James Cowdy of 8 Victoria Parade, Norbury, aged 74 yrs.
    Person ID I2113  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2013 

    Father Samuel COWDY,   b. 13 Sep 1817, Jersey, CI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1900, Brixton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Cecilia CARRÉ,   b. 29 Jun 1818, St Helier, Jersey, CI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Feb 1874, Walworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Bef 1841  Jersey, CI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jessie BARRETT,   b. Jun 1848, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1941, Surrey SW RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married Jun 1871  St Saviour RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Samuel James COWDY,   b. 15 Oct 1873, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1954, Worthing, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Jessie Mary COWDY,   b. 24 Dec 1874, Kennington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1945, Worthing RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. May Helena COWDY,   b. 28 May 1876, Kennington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1949, Worthing RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Eva Muriel COWDY,   b. 28 May 1878, Kennington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1958, Surrey SW RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. John Graham Oliver COWDY,   b. 8 Feb 1880, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1952, Ashford RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Faith Madeline COWDY,   b. 18 Apr 1884, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1946, Bromley RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. Henry Leslie COWDY,   b. 15 Aug 1886, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1954, Worthing RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S322] Vernon Cowdy, December 2013.

    2. [S19] BMD index, aged 74, Q1 1917 Croydon 2a/529. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S210] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, November 2009 and later.

    4. [S279] Guesswork, January 2013.

    5. [S19] BMD index, Q2 1871 St Saviour 1d/227. (Reliability: 3).