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Rowland, William

Rowland, William

Male 1797 - 1865

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  • Born  Y  [1
    Christened  9 Jul 1797  Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Y  [1
    Buried  19 Dec 1865  Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00126  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Jun 2015 

    Father  Rowland, John,   b. Abt 1755, Of Welford, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 20 Jan 1811, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Smith, Sarah,   c. 27 Sept 1758, Lambourn, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 17 May 1836, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Aug 1788  Lambourn, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00072  Group Sheet

    Family  Neate, Rachel,   c. 28 Feb 1800, St John the Baptist, Devizes, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1877, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1822  St John the Baptist, Devizes, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    >1. Rowland, William Henry,   c. 4 Oct 1823, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 19 Sep 1886, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Rowland, Stephen Neate,   c. 12 Apr 1825, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1893, Waddon Court, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Rowland, Rachel,   c. 3 Jun 1827, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1891, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Rowland, John Webb,   c. 19 Nov 1828, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7 Nov 1875, Axford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rowland, Francis James,   c. 4 May 1831, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Feb 1832, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rowland, Frederick,   c. 28 Feb 1834, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1836, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Rowland, Charles Browne,   c. 25 Jun 1834, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1898, Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Rowland, Frederick Brown,   c. 20 Sep 1837, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1894, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Rowland, Francis Clarke,   c. 1 Feb 1838, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 21 Apr 1878, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Rowland, Henry John Dudley,   c. 11 Jul 1841, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 26 Aug 1847, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >11. Rowland, Agnes Sarah,   c. 1 Jan 1845, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 27 Jan 1925, Bournemouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00064  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ramsbury, Wiltshire
    Ramsbury, Wiltshire
    William Rowland
    William Rowland

    Headstones
    Memorial to William and Rachael Rowland
    Memorial to William and Rachael Rowland
    Holy Cross, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England

  • Notes 
    • On William's marriage licence the witness is Mary Rowland. Is this his sister? The parish register of Ramsbury records the death of a Mary Rowland aged 43 years on April 29th, 1834.

      1841 Census: Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England:
      High Street, Ramsbury:
      William Rowland 40 Solicitor Yes born in county
      Rachel Rowland 40 yes born in county
      William 15 Solicitors clerk
      Charles 9
      Frederick 6
      Francis 3

      In Pigot and Co., National Commercial Directory, 1830 the town of Ramsbury, according to the 1821 census had 2,335 inhabitants, including William Rowland, attorney. In the same directory is listed William Rowland's father-in-law, Stephen Neate, gent. of Aldbourn. Aldbourn is described as a village three miles north of Ramsbury, with 1,385 people according to the 1821 census.


      1851 Census: Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England:
      High Street, Ramsbury.
      Agnes Sarah Rowland abt 1845 Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Daughter Ramsbury Wiltshire
      Rachel Rowland abt 1800 Devizes, Wiltshire, England Wife Ramsbury Wiltshire
      Rachel Rowland abt 1827 Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Daughter Ramsbury Wiltshire
      William Rowland abt 1797 Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Head Solicitor Ramsbury Wiltshire
      Mary Ann Pounds abt 1817 Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Servant Ramsbury Wiltshire



      1855 Kelly's Directory
      William Rowland listed as a private resident and as solicitor, clerk to magistrates, clerk to Hungerford union and superintendent registrar. William Rowland is also the agent for Sun Fire Insurance.

      1861 Census: Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England:
      Wm Rowland abt 1797 Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England Head Ramsbury Wiltshire
      Mary Margaret Burton abt 1836 Enborne, Berkshire, England Servant Ramsbury Wiltshire
      William Kibblewhite abt 1820 East Garston, Berkshire, England Servant Ramsbury Wiltshire


      English Wills Calenders:
      1866, Rowland, William, effects under 35,000, granted 20.01.1866. William Rowland of Ramsbury Wilt. Gent, died 11.12.1865 at Ramsbury, proven by William Henry Rowland of Hungerford, Gent, Stephen Neate Rowland of Coulsdon Surrey, Gent, and John Webb Rowland of Axford Farm Ramsbury, Gent, the sons.

      (In the parish registers there is the death of an Ann Rowland on Nov 3 1847 aged 27 years. Four days later, on Nov 7th there is an entry for a Sarah Ann Rowland aged 14 days. Is this mother and daughter?
      Perhaps James' (b.1799) daughter or a wife to one of his sons? There were no marriage entries filmed on this particular film for the period 1843-1880.)


      Memorial in the Ramsbury Church:

      "In loving memory of William Rowland of this parish who died December 11 1865 aged 69 years also of Rachel his wife the second daughter of Stephen Neate of Aldbourne Esquire who died July 24th 1877 aged _ years Erected as a token of affection by their surviving children. Virgil: the day break and the shadows flee away "

      Day: 11 Month: Dec Year: 1865 Age: 69 Forenames: William Surname: ROWLAND Place: Ramsbury County: Wiltshire Country: England Reference: 104588 Notes: husb of Rachael

  • Sources 
    1. [S00020] Ramsbury Wiltshire Parish Registers.

    2. [S00140] Devizes St John Wiltshire Parish Registers.