James Bowman was born 1784 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom to Edward Bowman (bef1784) and Ann (bef1784) and died 23 August 1846 "Ravensworth", Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Isabella Macarthur (1796-1852) November 1823 .
|Offspring of James Bowman and Mary Isabella Macarthur (1796-1852)|
|Edward Macarthur Bowman (1826-1872)||1826 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia||30 June 1872 Clermont, Queensland, Australia|
|James Macarthur Bowman (1829-1871)||11 April 1829 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia||29 July 1871 Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia|
|William Macarthur Bowman (1831-1878)||17 September 1831 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia||18 December 1878 Mount Brisbane, Queensland, Australia||Caroline Isabella Purdon (c1838-1928)|
|Isabella Macarthur Bowman (1834-1883)||23 March 1834 Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia||7 January 1883 "Gledswood", Narellan, New South Wales, Australia||James Kinghorne Chisholm (1830-1912)|
|Frederic Macarthur Bowman (1836-1915)||7 December 1836 New South Wales, Australia||2 September 1915 Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia||Jane Charlotte Talbot (c1846-1916)|