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John Howes

Male Abt 1827 - Abt 1892  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name John Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Birth Abt 1826  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Born Abt 1827  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1827  Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth Abt 1830  [6
    • Aged 61 at death.
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851 
    Butcher 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Park Road, St Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 27 Nov 1853  [10
    Butcher 
    Residence 27 Nov 1853  53 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Court case 2 Jul 1860  Stafford, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    12 months hard labour for larceny 
    Occupation 1861 
    Butcher 
    Residence 1861  County Prison, Stafford, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 30 Jan 1866  58 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Informant of father's death
    Occupation 1871 
    Butcher 
    Residence 1871  Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 25 Sep 1873  [13, 14
    Butcher 
    • Son George's and daughter Annie's baptism.
    Residence 25 Sep 1873  29 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    • Son George's and daughter Annie's baptism.
    Occupation 1881 
    Pork Butcher 
    Residence 1881  47 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1884  [7
    Butcher 
    • Daughter Barbara Ellen's marriage.
    Occupation 19 Dec 1885  [7
    Butcher 
    • Daughter Sarah's marriage.
    Occupation 27 Sep 1886  [5
    Butcher 
    • Son John's marriage.
    Occupation 1891 
    Butcher 
    Residence 1891  13 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Abt May 1892  Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Aged 61.
    Court case (BET 31 May and 04 Jul 1860)  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Name John House  [4, 8, 9
    Name John Howse  [10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Residence May 1892  2 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Died Abt 4 Jun 1892  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Jun 1892  St Mary, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • Aged 61; abode 2 Rutland Street.
    Occupation 3 Apr 1893  [7
    Butcher 
    • Daughter Sarah Agnes' second marriage.
    Occupation 13 May 1894  [7
    Pork Butcher 
    • Daughter Annie Louisa's marriage.
    Occupation 10 Apr 1898  [5
    Pork Butcher 
    • Son George's marriage.
    Notes 
    • John was convicted with several others of stealing several hams from their employer, Mr Isaac Horton.
      During court case, John was referred to variously as John House or John Howes, age 33, married born Cheltenham
      Descriptions of the court case were printed in the Wolverhampton Chronicle and Birmingham Daily Post at the time. In the Daily Post of May 30, 1860, Howes was quoted as saying to Mary Ann Cullen, a barmaid at his local watering hole, the Turk's Head, "If you split on me, I will pitch into you, for people might think I have been robbing Mr Horton's premises."

      Our thanks are due to Doreen Howes who has done much research on this family
    Person ID I27795  ONS
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 

    Father John Howse,   b. Abt 1794, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1866, 58 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Mary Seabright,   b. Abt 1794, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 24 Sep 1872, 54 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1818  St Peter, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 19
    Witness 26 Dec 1818  [10
    • Attribute Value: Richard Seabright
    Witness 26 Dec 1818  [10
    • Attribute Value: Jane Seabright
    Family ID F7936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Eyles,   b. Abt 1836, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 29 May 1912, Union Infirmary, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 1853  St Paul, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Married Abt Nov 1853  Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Married 27 Nov 1853  St Paul, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Witness 27 Nov 1853  [10
    • Attribute Value: Joseph Seabright
    Witness 27 Nov 1853  [10
    • Attribute Value: Mary Ann Seabright
    Children 
     1. Alice Howes,   b. Abt 1852, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Henry Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1855, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Howes,   b. Abt May 1857, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Howes,   b. Abt 1858, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Eliza Howes,   b. Abt 1862, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Barbara Helen Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1864, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1936, Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +7. Sarah Agnes Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1866, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 8 May 1928, Mill View Cottage, Lower Mill Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    +8. John Howes,   b. Abt May 1868, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1933, Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +9. Annie Louisa Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1870, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1949, Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    +10. George Henry Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1873, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1950, Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F6718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1826 - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1827 - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1827 - Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6 Jun 1841 - Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1853 - St Paul, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1853 - Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1853 - St Paul, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt case - 12 months hard labour for larceny - 2 Jul 1860 - Stafford, Staffordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - 47 Rutland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Abt May 1892 - Cheltenham RD, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt case - (BET 31 May and 04 Jul 1860) - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 4 Jun 1892 - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jun 1892 - St Mary, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] 1881 census.

    2. [S2] 1851 census.

    3. [S542] 1871 census.

    4. [S578] Court case records/transcript.

    5. [S218] Marriage record - son.

    6. [S480] BMD register (England & Wales) - deaths - multiple sources.

    7. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    8. [S5] 1891 census.

    9. [S3] 1861 census.

    10. [S64] Parish Register - marriages.

    11. [S532] Doreen Lewis.

    12. [S22] Death cert - Father.

    13. [S95] Baptism record - daughter.

    14. [S94] Baptism record - son.

    15. [S496] Gloucestershire BMD website, (http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd/), ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd.

    16. [S1] 1841 census.

    17. [S229] Ancestry.com Gaol records.

    18. [S63] Parish Register - burials.

    19. [S557] Jackie Smith.

    20. [S35] Freebmd.