Thomas Dobson Cowles c1910
Jo wrote (June 2007): "This is a photograph of my great great grandfather
Thomas Dobson Cowles (born Dec 1850), father of George Tom Cowles who was born
5th May 1874. A farm labourer, he lived in Shutcastle, Bream and was married
to Susan, Annie (nee Tyrrell)".
The photo probably dates from around 1910.
Allwyne Cowles added (March 2008): "I believe that this gentleman is
also my great, great grandfather. He had at least one other son, Hubert David,
born 31st Dec; 1875 in Taynton, Gloucestershire, who moved to/lived in York.
My fathers name was Joseph Thomas, born 11th April 1910".
Tom Cowles was a tenant at Shutcastle Lodge Bream (near Flourmill Colliery - but now demolished) in 1901. (Geoff Waygood - The new Regard No 19 2004)
Jan Geddes added (Apr 2009): "Thomas D was a
brother to my Great Grandfather, Richard John Cowles b 1848. Thomas D
Cowles was the son of George Cowles and Mary Ann Cherrington. I would love
to have contact with anyone connected to this family and share
information. Jan, New Zealand.
Please use COWLES in the subject line, email, janDOTdonATxtraDOTcoDOTnz".
Glinys Field added (Apr 2009): "Tom D Cowles is the brother of George, my gt. grandfather who married Mary Ann Foyne. George came to Birmingham where he settled and had a family".
Jocelyn Le Page added (June 2009): "Thomas Dobson
Cowles is my great grandfather. His daughter, Agness Susie Kate Cowles is
my grandmother. She went to Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK and married my grandfather, William Ogier".
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