and Elizabeth DOWLEN (1741-1816)
George Buckwell and Elizabeth Dowlen
by banns on 18 June 1767 in Cowfold. He was then of Hurstpierpoint and
she of Cowfold. The witnesses to the marriage were Joseph Bates
and Walter Hills. (They were not my direct ancestors.
Elizabeth was the sister of my 4x Great Grandfather, Charles Dowlen.)
George Buckwell was baptised on 2 October 1737 at St.
Thomas in Lewes, Sussex. He was the son of George Buckwell (1714-1794)
and Mary Smith.
Elizabeth Dowler was born on 24 December 1741 and baptised on 6
January1741/2 in West Grinstead, Sussex. She was the daughter of
(1709-1783). Elizabeth died a widow aged 75 years on 8 July 1816 and was buried
on 10 July 1816 in Cowfold. Her name appears on a headstone along with
that of Barbara Stoner nee Buckwell.
George Buckwell and Elizabeth Dowlen had
7 known children:
was baptised on 5 August 1768 in
Elizabeth may have married Timothy Thomas by
banns on 28 February 1791 in Bolney.
was baptised on 22 August 1772 in
was baptised on 9 November 1774 in
Sarah married Richard Tully on 4 January 1797
was baptised on 28 April 1776 in
George married Susanna King on 26 May 1795 in
George and Susanna had the following known
Jane Buckwell was baptised on 1 June 1795 in
Ann Buckwell was baptised on 31 March 1799 in
George Buckwell was baptised on 8 August 1802 in
Harriet Buckwell was baptised on 2 June 1805 in
Hurstpierpoint. She died in 1845.
was baptised on 12 August 1779 in
was baptised on 22 December 1781 in
was most probably part of this family. She married
Thomas Stoner in 1796.
(They have their own page.)
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012