Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt.1

M, #175931, b. 30 January 1848, d. 25 April 1921
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt. was born on 30 January 1848.1 He was the son of William Bowden.1 He married Amelia Frances Houston, daughter of Colonel Alexander Houston, on 17 September 1879. He died on 25 April 1921 at age 73.1
     He was founder and chairman of Raligh Cycle Company, and Sturmey Archer Gears.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.).1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He was created 1st Baronet Bowden, of the City of Nottingham [U.K.] on 23 June 1915.1

Children of Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt. and Amelia Frances Houston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Harold Bowden, 2nd Bt.1

M, #175932, b. 9 July 1880, d. 24 August 1960
Last Edited=21 Dec 2012
     Sir Harold Bowden, 2nd Bt. was born on 9 July 1880.1 He was the son of Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt. and Amelia Frances Houston.1 He married, firstly, Vera Whitaker, daughter of Joseph Whitaker, on 7 July 1908. He and Vera Whitaker were divorced in 1919.1 He married, secondly, Muriel Smythe Ker-Douglas, daughter of William Ker-Douglas, on 18 January 1920.1 He married, thirdly, June Bowden MacKay, daughter of Thomas Henry MacKay, on 4 November 1952.1 He married, fourthly, Valerie Raymont Came, daughter of Richard Raymont Came, on 11 February 1957.1 He died on 24 August 1960 at age 80.1
     He was educated at Clifton College, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was educated at Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Order of the Phoenix of Greece.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Bowden, of the City of Nottingham [U.K., 1915] on 25 April 1921.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1929.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire in 1933.1 He was president of Raleigh Industries.1

Children of Sir Harold Bowden, 2nd Bt. and Vera Whitaker

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Bt.1

M, #175933, b. 10 August 1909, d. 1 December 2001
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Bt. was born on 10 August 1909.1 He was the son of Sir Harold Bowden, 2nd Bt. and Vera Whitaker.1 He married, firstly, Marie José Stiénon de Messey, daughter of Charles Stiénon and Comtesse Laure de Messey, on 28 April 1934.1 He and Marie José Stiénon de Messey were divorced in 1936.1 He married, secondly, Lydia Eveline Manolovici, daughter of Jean Manolovici, on 3 March 1937.1 He married, thirdly, Oriol Annette Mary Bath, daughter of Charles Hooper Bath and Josephine Langford, in 1989.1 He died on 1 December 2001 at age 92.1
     He was given the name of Frank Bowden at birth.1 He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.1 He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1931 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.1 He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1953 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was founder of Meron Motion Pictures (which produced This Oxford in 1928).1 He was an industrialist and landowner.1 In 1960 his name was legally changed to Frank Houston Bowden.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Bowden, of the City of Nottingham [U.K., 1915] on 24 August 1960.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of the Rising Sun of Japan (Gold Rays with Rosette) in 2000.1

Child of Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Bt. and Marie José Stiénon de Messey

Children of Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Bt. and Lydia Eveline Manolovici

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Nicholas Richard Bowden, 4th Bt.1

M, #175934, b. 13 August 1935
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Sir Nicholas Richard Bowden, 4th Bt. was born on 13 August 1935.1 He is the son of Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Bt. and Marie José Stiénon de Messey.1
     He was educated at Millfield School, Street, Somerset, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Bowden, of the City of Nottingham [U.K., 1915] on 1 December 2001.1 He lived in 2003 at 4 Hensing Farm Cottages, Fishers Pond, Eastleigh, Hampshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Bowden1

M, #175935
Last Edited=4 Dec 2005
     William Bowden lived at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.1

Child of William Bowden

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Amelia Frances Houston1

F, #175936, d. 4 April 1937
Last Edited=4 Dec 2005
     Amelia Frances Houston was the daughter of Colonel Alexander Houston.1 She married Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt., son of William Bowden, on 17 September 1879. She died on 4 April 1937.1
      From 17 September 1879, her married name became Bowden.1

Children of Amelia Frances Houston and Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Colonel Alexander Houston1

M, #175937
Last Edited=4 Dec 2005
     Colonel Alexander Houston lived at California, U.S.A..1

Child of Colonel Alexander Houston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Claud Bowden1

M, #175938, b. 4 August 1890, d. 21 October 1906
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Claud Bowden was born on 4 August 1890.1 He was the son of Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt. and Amelia Frances Houston.1 He died on 21 October 1906 at age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Helen Bowden1

F, #175939
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Helen Bowden is the daughter of Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt. and Amelia Frances Houston.1 She married John Davison Barnsdale on 29 June 1910.1
      From 29 June 1910, her married name became Barnsdale.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Davison Barnsdale1

M, #175940, d. 5 August 1960
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     John Davison Barnsdale married Helen Bowden, daughter of Sir Frank Bowden, 1st Bt. and Amelia Frances Houston, on 29 June 1910.1 He died on 5 August 1960.1

Children of John Davison Barnsdale and Helen Bowden

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 458. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]