'Bowles1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bowles of Burford, Boweles (Bowles) of Rushall, Bowles of Wanstead Grove

Unfortunately Glazebrook does not identify the arms of the following family but, noting that he spells the family name within the title of the section as Bowles, we show it at the top of this page as it is the earliest of the families below. Noting that later families called Bowles appear to have been descended from the family shown on Bolle1, we suspect that this family was as well.
Sir Hugo de Boweles (a temp Henry 3 who r. 1216-1272)
m. Alice de Rushall (dau/heir of Richard de Rushall son of Richard son of Osbertus son of Nigillus (a 1066))
1. William de Boweles (d before 1307)
  m. Alicia de Anneford (dau of Sir Laurence de Anneford of Worcestershire)
A. William de Boweles of Rushall
  m. Agnes Hambury (dau of Henry Hambury, sister of Sir Henry)
  i. William de Boweles of Rushall
  m. Elizabeth Gifford (dau of Sir John Gifford of Chilinton, m2. William Coleson)
  a. Catherine Boweles
  m1. John Hewet of Walsall
  (1) Elizabeth Hewet
  m. Thomas Hexstall
  (2) Margaret Hewet
  m. William Stokeley of Yoxall
  m2. Robert Grobbere
  (3) William Grobbere
  m. Catherine Walsall (dau of William Walsall)
  (A) 2 children (dsp)



The following comes from CountyGen (Berry, Kent (1830), 'Bowle', p357) & Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Bowle'). Berry identifies the arms of the following family as "Az., three cups, in each a boars' head, erect, or" whilst Visitation identifies it as "Azure, three cups or, in each a boars' head erect argent". Both indicate a clear connection to the family shown on Bolle1.
Thomas Bowle from Lincolnshire, later in Canterbury, Kent
1. William Bowle (d 1609)
  m. Joan Birch (dau/heir of _ Birch of London)
  A. Robert Bowle of Chiselhurst
  m. Frances Baker (dau of George Baker of London)
  i.+ issue (a 1620) - George (b c1605), William, Robert, Francis, Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, Ariana
  B. William Bowle of London
  C. Emma Bowle
  m. John Cornelio of London
2. John Bowle of Brasted, Kent
BLG1886 starts with the following Charles. We speculate that he was closely connected to the above family. BLG1886 identifies his family's arms as "Az, 3 cups, in each a boars' head or" and identifies his branch as "a cadet of the ancient house of Bolles, of Haugh and Thorpe Hall, co. Lincoln."
Charles Bowles of Chatham, Sheriff of Kent (d 1659)
m. Agnes Cole (dau of Thomas Cole of Woodbridge)
1. John Bowles (d 1709)
  A. Phineas Bowles in London (d 1718)
  m. Margaret Dockwra (d 01.1740, dau of William Dockwra of London)
  i. William Bowles of Burford in Worcestershire (probably not Salop) (b 11.02.1686, dsp 14.05.1748, MP)
  m. (29.01.1736) Sarah (widow of William Cook)
  ii. Phineas Bowles of Beaulieu (Dublin), Governor of Londonderry (bpt 24.01.1690, d 22.10.1749, Lt. General, MP, 2nd/3rd son)
m. (1724) Aletha Maria Hill (dau/heir of Samuel Hill of Kilmainham)
  a.+ 2 sons + 1 daughter
  iii. Richard Bowles (d 1769, Lt. Colonel, Governor of Pendennis Castle)
  iv. Humphrey Bowles of Wanstead Grove (Essex), later also of Burford (d 13.02.1784)
  m. Hannah Hurst (dau of George Hurst)
  a. George Bowles of Wanstead Grove & Burford (d unm 30.04.1817)
  b. Charles Bowles of Sheen House, Sheriff of Surrey (d 1795)
  m. Mary Galliard (dau/coheir of Pierce Galliard of Bradshaw & Abney (son of Joshua by Elizabeth Bradshaw))
  (1) Charles Bradshaw Bowles (d infant)
(2) Humphry Bowles of Bradshaw & Abney had issue
  m. Harrios Atkinson
  c. James Bowles (rector of Burford)
  m. Sarah Hale (dau of William Hale of Kingswalden)
  (1) William Sidney Bowles
  m. Elizabeth Rushout (dau of 1st Lord Northwick, cousin)
  (2) Humphry Bowles (d 1870)
  d. Rebecca Bowles
  m. (1766) John (Rushout), 1st Lord Northwick
  Theis 2nd son inherited Burford and took the name Rushout-Bowles.
  v. Rebecca Bowles 'of Camberwell'
  m. Sir Robert Henley, Bart (dsp 1740)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded 01.08.17 within BZmisc18) : Visitation (Glover (Glazebrook 1883), Staffordshire, 1583, 'Leigh, Rushall, Bowles, etc.')
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 ('Bowles of Abney and Bradshaw') with input as reported above
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