'Bowles2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Boles of Kilbree, Bowles of Mountprospect, Bowles of Shaftesbury

BLG1886 starts its article on the following family with "This family, the name of which has been variously spelt, is, according to an old tradition, descended from a branch of the same family as that of Colonel Richard Boles who fell in 1643 whilst gallantly defending himself in Altoin Church, Hants". BLG1866 & BLG1912 start with 2 brothers whom we show as sons of ...
?? Boles
1. Thomas Boles of Cork (b 1608, s 26.06.1683, Captain)
  m. Anne
  A. John Boles of Kilbree then Inch (d before 08.05.1702)
  i. Elizabeth Boles
  m. (1694) Samuel Hodder of Fountainstown
  ii. Anne Boles
  m. (1700) Randal Warner of Liscremin
  iii. Mary Boles of Kilbree then Inch (d unm)
  B. Thomas Boles of Ballinacurra (b 13.04.1646, a 11.1698)
  m. (1682) Elizabeth Downing (dau of John Downing of Broomfield)
  i. Thomas Boles 'of Youghal'
  a. Thomas Boles of Kilbree & Carrig
  (1) Anne Boles
  m. Henry Bowles of Glenaboy & Youghal @@ below
  (2) Mary Boles
  m. William Peard of Peardmount
  ii. John Boles of Woodstock then Carringnashinny (d 1739) had issue
  m. Margery Colborne (dau of John Colborne of Ballintubber)
  iii. Robert Boles of Springfield
  m1. (1716) Elizabeth Croker (dau of John Croker of Ballyanker)
  a. Jonathan Boles (dspm)
  m2. (1731) Katherine Benjer (dau of Richard Benjer of Springfield)
  b. Spotswood Boles (dsp, Colonel)
  c. George Boles, later Bowles of Mountprospect
  m. (1764) Dorothy Hunt (b c1744, d 1838, dau of Henry Hunt of Friarstown)
  (1) Henry Bowles of Glanaboy & Youghal (dspm 1824)
  m. Ann Boles (dau of Thomas Boles of Youghal) @@ above
  (2) George Bowles of Mountprospect (Major)
  m1. Elizabeth Nason (dsps, dau of John Nason of Newtown)
m2. Catherine Jones Hall (dau of William Hall of Bath)
  (A) George Bowles of Mountprospect (d 15.05.1879) had issue
  (B) Harry Bowles (d 14.09.1864) had issue
  (C) William Bowles (d unm 1879)
  (3) Spotswood Bowles of Ahern, co. Cork (b 1784, d 02.02.1864) had issue
m. (1812) Jane John (d 24.12.1885, dau of Thomas John of Youghal)
  (4) Anna Christina Bowles
  m. Francis Woodley of Leades
  (5) Catherine Bowles
  m. John Creighton (Lt. Colonel)
  (6) Dorothea Bowles
  m. Sir Henry Oakes, 2nd Bart of Mitcham (Lt. General)
  (7) Margaret Bowles
  m. Rev. Ralph Wartar Wilson of Kilcummer
  (8) Charlotte Bowles
  m. Henry Palmer
  (9) Maria Bowles
  m1. _ Browning (Lt. Colonel)
  m2. _ Bradich (Lt. Colonel)
  (10) Sophia Bowles
  m1. Robert Corban
  m2. John Benjamin Bloomfield
  (11) Harriet Bowles
  m. James Alexander (Major General)
  (12) Isabella de Vere Bowles
  m. William Woodley of Cork
  d. Anne Boles
  m. Charles Nixon Green of Youghal
2. Richard Boles (b 1614, d 1693)
  m. (1645) Abigail Ende of Cork
  A. Thomas Boles



John Bowles of Burcomb, Wiltshire
1. William Bowles of Shaftsbury (Shaftesbury), Dorset (d 1717, 2nd son)
  m. Ann Davies (d 1717, dau/coheir of Matthew Davies or Davys of Chicksgrove & Shaftesbury, niece of Sir John Davies (Attorney General in Ireland))
  A. John Bowles of Shaftesbury (b c1649, dvp before 05.12.1700, MP) ancestor of Bowles of Heale, Wiltshire
  Baker identifies John's wife as Catherine (d 1705), dau of John Clarke, but HoP ("John Bowles") shows that he married ...
  m. (c12.1675) Katherine Joyliffe (dau/heir of George Joyliffe of Garlick Hill, London)
i.+ 3 sons + 1 daughter
  B. Matthew Bowles of Corfe Castle, Dorset (b c1652, d 1742, rector of Donhead St. Andrew)
  m. Anne Thomas (d 1742, dau of Walter Thomas of Lockerby)
  i. Thomas Bowles (b 1695-6, bur 13.08.1773, vicar of Brackley, rector of Llanwifen)
  m. (06.07.1727) Elizabeth Lisle (bur 14.08.1762, dau of William Lisle of Evenley)
  a. William Thomas Bowles (d 1786, vicar of King's Sutton, recor of Uphill & Brean)
  m. (20.09.1760) Bridget Grey (dau of Rev. Richard Grey of Hinton)
  (1) William Bowles (bpt 25.09.1762, vicar of Bremhill in Wiltshire)
  m. Magdalen Wake (dau of Rev. Charles Wake (prebendary of Westminster))
  (2) Charles Bowles of Shaftesbury (bpt 07.05.1766, 3rd son)
  m1. Henrietta Holloway (d 1795, dau of Richard Holloway ofWinchester)
  (A) Margaret Amy Bowles (b 1793)
  m2. Jane Shipley
  (3) Frances Bowles (bpt 22.06.1761, d 1818)
  m. Rev. Edward Lambert
  (4) Margaret Bowles (d 1807)
  m. Rev. Christ. Ede of Turnworth (d 1817)
  (5) Amy Bowles
  m1. Peregrine Bingham (d 1827, rector of Radclive)
  m2. Sir Robert Williams (of Portsmouth?)
  (6) Sarah Bowles (b 1774, d 1805)
  m. William Burlton
  (7)+ other issue - Henry (bpt 05.04.1765, dsp 1804, physician), Lucy (bpt 03.03.1764, bur 27.03.1764), Mary (bpt 05.04.1765, d 1774)
  b. Barbara Bowles (d 1782)
  m. Charles Wray (d 1792)
  c. Elizabeth Bowles (bpt 29.10.1730, d 1800)
  m. Just Alt (bur 21.06.1811, rector of Mixbury)
  d. Catherine Bowles (bpt 23.11.1733)
  m. (27.06.1763) John Phillips (bur 1805, rector of Alford)
  e. Anne Bowles (bpt 10.08.1738, bur 06.08.1807)
  m. William Johnston (d 1816)
  ii. Amy Bowles (b 1704, dsp)
  m. Isaac Lester of Poole
  iii. Margaret Bowles (b 1706, dsp)
  m1. Samuel Bowles
  m2. Rev. Thomas Coker
  iv. Anne Bowles (b 1707, dsp)
  m. William Nairne (minister of Poole)
  v.+ other issue - William (b 1694, d 1781, rector of Donhead St. Andrew), Matthew of Shaftsbury (b 1697, d unm 1769), Henry (b 169, dsp 1765), Charles (b 1711, d 1768, rector of Ditton)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLGI1912 ('Bowles of Ahern'), BLG1866 ("Bowles of Ahern')
(2) For lower section : 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Lisle and Bowles of Brackley and Evenley', p612)
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