Philip Bellwood Bowes, SV/PROG

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Philip Bellwood Bowes, SV/PROG

Birthplace: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bowes and Susannah Bellwood
Husband of Catherine Ellen Bowes, SM/PROG
Father of Charlotte Ellen Bowes, b1; Alice Maud Mary Bowes, b2; Catherine Ellen Bowes, b3; Phillippa Bellwood Bowes, b4; John Charles Bowes, b5 and 1 other
Brother of NN Girl (Stillborn) Bowes; Ann Bowes; Elizabeth Bowes; Ebenezer Bowes; John Bowes and 4 others

Occupation: Printer master, publisher
Managed by: Ian Bowes, b5c3d2e5
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About Philip Bellwood Bowes, SV/PROG

[There were at least two other (unrelated) Bowes progenitors that arrived in South Africa before Philip Bellwood Bowes]

Arrived in Cape Town, South Africa on the Kinfauns Castle Steamer 18 November 1880.

From his diary: "Thursday, Nov 18th. Anchored in Table Bay at 8.30am after a fine run of 19 days 20 hours from Dartmouth. Paid 2/- to go on shore (!) as I had to see some friends early in the day. Spent most of that day in looking about Cape Town. The proverbial 'table cloth' covered Table Mountain this morning. I am certainly favourably impressed with Cape Town. This new war has made things look up, and Burghers who have been called to the front are giving almost any price for substitutes." [This was a reference to the impending First Boer War, 16 December 1880 to 23 March 1881]

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Philip Bellwood Bowes, SV/PROG's Timeline

December 4, 1843
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
September 3, 1867
Age 23
Birmingham, Warwick, England
June 23, 1868
Age 24
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
December 15, 1870
Age 27
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
November 9, 1872
Age 28
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
March 3, 1875
Age 31
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
October 12, 1877
Age 33
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
January 28, 1880
Age 36
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
June 4, 1881
Age 37
Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa