NameGeorge COWE
Birth21 May 1831, Hutton, Berwickshire, Scotland
Baptism31 May 1831
Death11 Oct 1916
OccupationSeparator Lead. Works, Grocer
FatherRobert COWE (~1796-1880)
MotherAnne CROSBY (~1804-1875)
Spouses
Birthabt 1837, Norham, Northumberland
Death1912, Alnwick, Northumberland
FatherWalter ROBERTSON (~1794-1878)
MotherMargaret BRYSON (~1798-1887)
ChildrenMargaret Bryson (~1859-1945)
 Agnes Crosby (1861-1899)
 Mary Ann (1864-1925)
 Catherine (1867-)
Notes for George COWE
Scotland Select Births and Baptisms
Born May 21, 1831, baptism May 31, 1831, George Cowe, Hutton Berwick, Scotland, father Robert Cowe, mother Anne Crosby.

In the 1841 census Norham, Township of Twizel, Durham.
Robert Cow [as spelled], age 40, Agricultural Labourer, not born in county.
Ann Cow, age 35, born in county.
Catherine Cow, age 13, agricultural labourer, not born in county.
Ann Cow, age 12, born in county.
George Cow, age 10, not born in county.
Robert Cow, age 7, not born in county.
John Cow, age 6, born in county.
Eleanor Cow, age 3, born in county.
Samuel Cow, age 3 weeks, born in county.
[It seems Norham switched counties in the next census.]

In the 1871 census living at 7 Tyne (or Lyne) Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne
George Cowe age 39, born in Scotland, occupation Separater Lead. Works.
His wife is Jessie Cowe age 34 born at Norham, Northumberland.
Agnes C. Cowe age 9, born at Newcastle.
The other children are Margaret B. age 12 born at Norham,
Mary A. age 7, born at Newcastle and
Catherine age 3 born at Newcastle.

In the 1881 census living at 88 and 90 Cuthbert St. Gateshead, Durham,
George Cowe, age 49 Labourer in Lead works,
Wife Jessie Cowe age 44,
daughter Mary A. Cowie age 17,
daughter Catherine Cowie age 13 and
lodger Thomas Robertson married age 42, born at Norham, stonemason. [ Jessie’s brother]

In the 1891 census living at Mile end Road, South Shields, Durham, England
Geo Cowe age 59, born in Scotland, grocer,
wife Jessie Cowe age 54,
daughter Catharine age 23, single, Isabelle T (or J) grand daughter age 9 born at Durham, and
visitor Margaret Robertson single age 59. [Jessie’s sister]

In the 1901 census living at 159 Mile End Road, South Shields, Durham,
George Cowe age 69, born at Berwickshire Scotland, occupation Grocer on his own account.
Wife Jessie Cowe age 64 born at Norham,
daughter Catherine age 33, born at Newcastle, grocer assistant and
Grand daughter Jessie Auckland age 17, born at Middlesborough, Yorkshire, domestic servant.

In the 1911 census Guyzance Acklington, Alnwick District, Warkworth subdistrict Northumberland, Guyzance parish.
George Cowe, age 79, retired baker, born Hutton, Berwickshire.
Wife Jessie Cowe married 55 years, age 74, born Northam, Northumberland.
Daughter Catherine Cowe, single, age 43, grocer, born Newcastle on Tyne.
[Hutton, Berwickshire, Scotland is near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England. Hutton is about 3 km from the border.]

In the December 1916 death index George Cowe, age 86, Alnwick, Northumberland, volume 10b, page 565.

National Probate Calendar
George Cowe of Guyzance Acklington Northumberland retired grocer died 11 October 1916 Probate Newcastle-upon-Tyne 7 November 1916 to Catherine Craiggs (wife of Matthew Craigs) and Edward Harper Lincoln building society secretary. Effects 379 pounds.
Notes for Jessie (Spouse 1)
Norham, Northumberland, England is located a few hundred metres from he border of Scotland and England. It is about 7 km from Hutton, Scotland.

In the 1841 census Norham, Northumberland.
Walter Robertson, age 45, Mason, born in Nortumberland.
Margaret Robertson, age 46, born Northumberland.
Mary Robertson, age 15, born Northumberland.
Walter Robertson, age 11, born Northumberland.
Margaret Robertson, age 9, born Northumberland.
John Robertson, age 8, born Northumberland.
James Robertson, age 6, born Northumberland.
Jessie Robertson, age 4, born Northumberland.
Thomas Robertson, age 2, born Northumberland.

In the 1851 census Norham, Northumberland.
Head Walter Robertson, age 57, mason, born Norham, Northumberland.
Wife Margaret Robertson, age 53, born Norham.
Daughter Margaret Robertson, unmarried, age 19, dress maker, born Norham.
Son John Robertson, unmarried, age 18, joiner apprentice, born Norham.
Son James Robertson, age 16, shoemaker apprentrice, born Norham.
Daughter Jessie Robertson, age 14, scholar, born Norham.
Son Thomas Alexander Robertson, age 12, scholar, born Norham.
Daughter Mary Cave, married, age 24, labourer’s wife, born Norham.
Granddaughter Margaret Cave, age 7 months, born Norham.

In the October to December 1912 death index Jessie Cowe, age 75, Alnwick, Northumberland, volume 10b, page 598.
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