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About Esther Bowles

1820 British Settler

Esther Bowles 11, together with her parents and 8 siblings, were members of William Menezes' Party of 51 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Kent.

  • Departed London, 7 January 1820.
  • Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820.
  • Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Reitfontein then Kareiga River

Children :

  • Esther Bowles 11
  • Jemima Weymouth Bowles 1
  • Henry Amos 16
  • Eliza Amos 13
  • Charlotte Amos,12
  • Rebecca Amos 9
  • Thomas Amos 7
  • Sarah Amos 6
  • Edward Amos 4

Elizabeth's first husband Edward Amoss (sometimes referred to as Henry Amos/s), with whom she had 7 children, went missing in the Napoleonic wars, so she married Richard Bowles and they had a daughter , Esther. Then Edward Amoss/ Henry Amos reappeared, so she returned to him. They had four more children before he died. Then Elizabeth married Richard Bowles and had five more children.

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Esther Bowles's Timeline

1809
1809
Dover, Kent, UK
1822
April 1, 1822
Age 13
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1824
May 2, 1824
Age 15
Constantia, Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa
1826
1826
Age 17
1830
August 22, 1830
Age 21
1836
August 13, 1836
Age 27
1838
October 28, 1838
Age 29
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1894
1894
Age 85
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