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Bowles in Peel county

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The largest family of Bowles in Peel county settled in Albion township and in Chinguacousy.  See the George Bowles Family of Peel co. for more information on this family.

Miscellaneous Other Bowles records

Alexander Boles and wife Mary Derick moved from Halton county to Brampton, Ont. about 1860 with their family.  One son Robert James m. Mary Stewart  Feb. 4, 1862 in Brampton.  Despite the Boles spelling, Brampton is only about 15 miles from where the descendants of George Bowles settled near Sandhill so there may be a relationship.  See the Bowles in Halton County notes for more on this family.

The 1881 Census of Cardwell town in nearby Caledon twp. includes an Elizabeth Bowles (married but husband not listed) with children Sophia, Robert and James (age 1)

William Joseph Bowles of Oxfordshire, England came to Brampton after 1901 and was working as a bricklayer at the time of his marriage to Emma Haydon in Brampton in 1905.  He died in Brampton in 1908.

Joseph Bowles m. Emma Thornet in England
      1.  William Joseph b.  ~ 1866 Oxfordshire England;
             was a bricklayer in Brampton
           m. Emma Haydon (b. ~1873 Oxfordshire England; James, Eliza Cor?)  July 17, 1905 Brampton
                        ref # 015507/05    (lived on Railroad St., Brampton)
           William Joseph d. June 22, 1908 Brampton  ref # 022975/08
Another William Bowles came from England in 1890 and settled in Toronto twp. by the 1901 Census.
William Bowles b. Oct. 28, 1879 England
Came to Canada 1890, worked as a labourer in Toronto twp. in 1901

This site was last updated 10/19/18