Henry COWLING

Male 1861 - 1935  (73 years)


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  • Name Henry COWLING  [1, 2
    Born 22 Mar 1861  Water Lane, St Agnes, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  [1
    • St. Agnes, Cornwall, England
    Occupation 1871  [1
    Scholar 
    Residence 1871  [1
    • Church Town, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England
    Census 1881  [4
    • Culham, Oxfordshire, England
    UKC 1881
    Note
    • Death Announcement in 'The Straits Times,' 16 January, 1935: (Page 4) DEATH 'COWLING.—At the General Hospital on January 15, 1935, Henry Cowling, Father of H. W. Cowling, of Gammon (Malaya) Ltd. Aged 73. Funeral at Bidadari Ceme- tery at 5 p.m. today.'

      Extract from 'The Straits Times,' 17 January, 1935: (Page 12) 'DEATH OF MR. HENRY COWLING. Funeral At Bidadari Yesterday. The funeral of Mr. Henry Cowling, one of the oldest European residents in Malaya, took place at the Bidadari Cemetery, Singapore, yesterday. In addition to the chief mourners—Mr. H. W. Cowling, Mrs. Langley-Fraser and Mrs. Jean Pearse—there were present at teh graveside: Dr. J. S. Sloper, Dr. H. T. Wee, and Messrs. M. P. Selfe, C. P. Burke, N. H. Taylor, R. C. Stewart, H. Fancott, A. E. Beavis, Graham Hutchison, H. E. Wright, V. A. Burton, Steen Sehested, J. B. Myles, W. N. Cullin, C. S. Ashbrook, H. M. Alexan- der, F. R. Stefani and T. S. Kung, as well as members of the office and drawing and store staffs of Gammon (Malaya) Ltd. The service was taken by the Ven. Archdeacon Graham White.' [Long list of donators of wreaths is given subsequently.]
    SW Group
    Occupation 1881  [4
    Student in Training 
    Reference Number 1144 
    Residence 1881  [4
    • Training College, Culham, Oxfordshire, England
    Died 15 Jan 1935  Singapore General Hospital, Singapore Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 16 Jan 1935  Bidadari Christian Cemetery, Singapore Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I3511  Southwest
    Last Modified 1 May 2015 

    Father Isaac COWLING,   b. 3 Apr 1829, St Agnes, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1896, St Agnes, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Emma TREMEWAN,   b. Between 1832 and 1833, St Agnes, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1864, St Agnes, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1853  St Agnes, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Primrose LEWIS,   b. 5 Jan 1857, Rangoon, Burma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1930, Penang, Straits Settlements Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Maud Lewis COWLING,   b. 31 May 1887, Penang, Straits Settlements Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1905, Rangoon, Burma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     2. Henry Walter COWLING,   b. 14 Nov 1893, Rangoon, Burma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1978, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F1157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1861 - Water Lane, St Agnes, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jan 1935 - Bidadari Christian Cemetery, Singapore Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2062] 1871 England & Wales Census, 2062.

    2. [S735] Gedcom Coplestone, Edmund, (UK), M03S44.

    3. [S706] Liz & Tom Thompson, 706.

    4. [S2072] 1881 England & Wales Census, (Name: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-daySaints; Location: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004;), 2072.

    5. [S708] Death Announcement, 708.