'Fowler04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fowler of Barnsbury, Fowler of Islington, Fowler of Stonehouse
[We are not aware of any connection between the two families shown below. They share the page for our convenience.]

BEB1841 identifies the coat of arms of the following family as 'Az. on a chevron arg. between three herons or, as many crosses formée gu."
Thomas Fowler of Callais
m. Ane Knight
1. Thomas Fowler of Islington, Middlesex
  m. _ Herne of Islington
  A. Edmond Fowler of Islington
  m. Marcye Henley (dau of Thomas Henley of Kent, m2. Christopher Harfleete of Kent)
  i. Sir Thomas Fowler of Barnsbury Manor in Islington (d 02.1624)
m1. Jane Charlett (dau/heir of Gregory Charlett of London) TCB refers to this as the 2nd marriage
  a. Sir Thomas Fowler of Islington, Bart (b c1587, d 1656)
  m. (by 1602) Elizabeth Pierson (d 19.09.1618, dau/heir of William Pierson or Peersonn of the Inner Temple)
  (1) John Fowler (bpt 02.09.1605, dvpsp 01.09.1638)
  m. Sarah Fowler (dau/heir of John or Aunseleyn Fowler of Gloucestershire)
  (2) Sarah Fowler, heiress of Barnsbury
  m. Sir Thomas Fisher of Parsons Green, Bart
  (3) Jane Fowler
  m. Richard Corbet of Newington
  (4) Elizabeth Fowler
  m. Gerard Gore
  (5)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), William (d young), 2 sons (d infant), Mary (d young), Penelope (d unm), Theophila (d unm), Alice (d unm), Jane (d infant?), Martha (d unm)
  b. Sir Edmond Fowler of Islington
  m. Anne Bowes (dau/coheir of William Bowes of London)
  (1) Mary Fowler
m. _ Tirrey (son of Sir William)
  (2) Anne Fowler
  m. _ Corbett of London
  (3)+ other issue - Nicholas, William, Thomas (dsp 24.05.1638)
  c. Elizabeth Fowler (d young)
  m2. Mary Catlyn (dau/heir of Lord Chief Justice Sir Robert Catlyn, widow of Sir John Spencer of Althorpe)
  m3. _ Greenfeld of Buckinghamshire
  ii. Alice Fowler
  m. (20.01.1576/7) Edward Oxenden of Wingham
  iii.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Edmond
  B. Jane Fowler
  m. _ Fisher of Crayfford
  C. Margaret Fowler
  m. Henry Savill
  D. daughter
  m. _ Peyton of Callice



Visitation (Gloucestershire) identifies the arms of the following family as "Quarterly azure and or, in the first quarter a hawk's lure and line of the second".
Richard Fowler of Stonehouse, Gloucestershire (d 07.1560)
Visitation (Kent) shows the sons of Richard, by unnamed wife, as Roger & William. Visitation (Gloucestershire) shows the sons as William, Edward & Thomas by ...
m. Judith of Margery Bennet (dau of Gilbert Bennet of Stonehouse)
1. Roger Fowler
m. _ Harman
  A. William Fowler
  m. _ Stevens
  i. Daniell Fowler
  m. _ St. Lowe
2. William Fowler of Stonehouse (b c1523, d 10.01.1597/8)
Visitation (Kent) shows this William as father (by _ Stevens) of Richard father of Jasper. Provisionally, we follow Visitation (Gloucestershire) which shows the following, with the father of Jasper not being the Richard who is this William's son but that Richard's cousin, below.
  m. (by 1556) (Alice) Stephens (dau of (Daniel) Stephens of Estington)
  A. Daniell Fowler of Stonehouse (bpt 29.11.1566, bur 22.093.1647)
  m. Judith Huntley
  i. Stephen Fowler of Stonehouse (bpt 14.04.1594, d by 1671)
  m. Ursula Browning (dau of John (probably not George) Browning of Cowley)
  a. Mary Fowler (bpt 30.03.1626) apparently of this generation
  m. Thomas Smyth of North Nibley, later of Stonehouse
  ii. Anne Fowler
  m. Richard Clutterbuck
  iii.+ other issue - Nathaniell, Samuel, John, Danyell, William
  B. Margery Fowler (bur 25.06.1577) probably of this generation
  m. (10.06.1576) Richard Clutterbuck of Eastington (d before 21.05.1623)
  C.+ other issue - Richard, Henry
3. Edward Fowler of Stonehouse
m. Joane Bekensaw of Godfield
  A. Anselme Fowler of Stonehouse (a 1623)
  m. Judith Bulman (dau/heir of Thomas Bulman of London by Margarey, dau/heir of _ Apsley of Thakum)
  ii. Elizabeth Fowler (b c1606, a 1623)
  B.+ other issue - Robert, Ferdinando, Mary, Joane, Dorothy, Alice
4. Thomas Fowler of Stanley Regis
  A. Richard Fowler
  Visitation (Gloucestershire) shows this as the Richard who (by unnamed wife) was mother of Jasper of Dover with reference then given to the Kent Visitation. Visitation (Kent) shows the mother of Jasper as ...
  m. (1575) Joanna Selwyn (dau of William Selwyn of Gloucestershire)
  i. Jasper Fowler of Dover
  m1. Judica Schine (dau/heir of John Schine of Antwerp)
  a. Cornelia Fowler
  m2. Hester Snelling (dau of Frances Snelling)
  b. Sara Fowler (d infant)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded to FZmisc07 on 07.07.16) : Mundy's 'Middlesex Pedigrees' (Armytage, 1914, 'Fowler of Islington'), BEB1841 ('Fowler of Islington'), TCB (vol 2, 'Fowler of Islington', p39)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, 'Fowler'), Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'ffowler') with some dates in italics added from a schedule (on the Ridler family) kindly provided by a regular contributor (CV, 03.02.14)
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