weshallremember Posted 16 February , 2022 Share Posted 16 February , 2022 good afternoon i have a puzzle to solve looking for information about james bowker possible re-marriage james bowker born 8th april 1979 hanging heaton yorkshire father was joseph bowker mother was mary bowker maidon name robinson mary died in 1890 james married alice kelley on 24th oct 1898 james and alice sems to have split up as they were each living with their own parents in 1901 census. now the tricky part james was a dyer (cotton) by trade but seems to have disappeared not found on 1911 census now on find my grave ( dont know how accurate the info is ) there is a james bowker listed as died in canada with correct birth and age and family details as the man i am looking for who apparently married in 1903 miss mary a billett born 1879 in dorset ( married in canada ?? ) can anyone help with details of miss mary a billet or any marriage details that would confirm that this is the correct james bowker the other weird thing is if they were married in 1903 how come his first wife alice was still listed as alice bowker and married on the 1911 uk census and was re-married to ernest swallow in 1920 still under the name of alice bowker possible james going to canada in 1906 again weird if he was married in 1903 thanks trevor Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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