Bowden, John William (1880-1966)


John was born in late 1880 at Elsecar, Barnsley, Yorkshire, to parents Thomas Bowden, a platelayer, and Elizabeth Reeve.

He married Hilda Margaret Bull (1885-1972) in the summer of 1909 at Swindon, Wiltshire. Birth records identify one child.

  • Arthur Thomas C (1913-1996) – a dental surgeon (1939)

John died on 20 September 1966 at Burton on Trent, Staffordshire.


  • 1904 Malton
  • 1906 Wakefield
  • 1908 Pembroke Dock
  • 1909 Gainsborough
  • 1912 Grimsby II
  • 1915 Manchester XII
  • 1918 resigned
  • 1920 Southport, West End – Congregational Minister
  • 1926 Burton on Trent
  • 1933 Birmingham, Union Row
  • 1948 retired


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Surman Index Online

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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