Frank Bowden was born 29 March 1828 in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom to William Bowden (1796-1882) and Elizabeth Godfrey (1798-1838) and died 12 November 1869 in Branga Park, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Wattus (1830-1883) 26 March 1851 in New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

He sailed from Gravesend 24 June 1838, arrived Sydney 6 November 1838 on the Maitland.


Offspring of Frank Bowden and Sarah Wattus (1830-1883)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Bowden (1852-1923) 26 February 1852 Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia 20 October 1923 Walcha, New South Wales, Australia Thomas William Kitcher (1842-1908)

William Bowden (1853-1895) 27 September 1853 Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia 19 September 1895 Walcha, New South Wales, Australia Maria Levingston (1859-1945)

Frank W Bowden (1855-1942) 10 September 1855 9 August 1942 Walcha, New South Wales, Australia Letitia S Smith (1858-1934)

Sarah J Bowden (1857-1943)
George Bowden (1859-1943) 26 September 1859 Stroud, New South Wales, Australia 19 November 1943 Glen Morrison, New South Wales, Australia Emma Jane May (1861-1947)

Mary E Bowden (1861-1954)
Rebecca Bowden (1864-1950)
Frederick Bowden (1866-1949)
James Bowden (1868-1943) 13 June 1868 New South Wales, Australia 31 March 1943 Walcha, New South Wales, Australia Annie Sophia Chandler (1882-1963)

Namesakes of Frank Bowden (1828-1869)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Frank Bowden (1828-1869)Benenden, Kent, England, United KingdomBranga Park, New South Wales, AustraliaWilliam Bowden (1796-1882)Elizabeth Godfrey (1798-1838)Sarah Wattus (1830-1883)
Frank W Bowden (1855-1942)Walcha, New South Wales, AustraliaFrank Bowden (1828-1869)Sarah Wattus (1830-1883)Letitia S Smith (1858-1934)
Frank William Bowden (1884-1951)Walcha, New South Wales, Australia121 King Street, Randwick, New South Wales, AustraliaFrank W Bowden (1855-1942)Letitia S Smith (1858-1934)Jessie Agnes Popplewell (1885-1949)

Footnotes (including sources)

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  • The Benenden Bowdens by Colin King (1.6)
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