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2a.Edwin Berry,  He was mentioned in his father’s will with his sister as “ Clara Berry & Edwin Berry my two illegitimate children by my wife Harriet Flowers before my marriage with her”, 27 July 1846.           Father’s will

John Brooks Flowers (1796-1846) had further issue by his 2nd wife after their marriage:         

3a.John Brooks, Born 1840.  Mentioned in his father’s will, 27 July 1846.  He was recorded as a “Traveller”, as “aged 41”, as having been born at Marylebone & as living at 24 Silchester Terrace, Middlesex with his mother & his brother George & his sister Clara, 1881 Census. Father’s will;1881 Census

4a.George, Born 1845.  Mentioned in his father’s will, 27 July 1846.  He was recorded as a “Postman”, “aged 36”, as having been born at Pimlico & as living at 24 Silchester Terrace, Middlesex with his mother & is brother John & his sister Clara, 1881 Census.                                                         1881 Census

5a.Henry, Mentioned in his father’s will, 27 July 1846.

6a.William, Mentioned in his father’s will, 27 July 1846.

5. Ann, Born 21 Dec. 1797.  Bapt. 28 Dec. 1797 at North Marston.  M George Gattrell, of Salisbury, Co. Wilts.  She was recorded as “Ann Gattrell”, as a “Widow”, as “aged 59”, as having been born at North Marston & as visiting her brother Alfred & his family with hers on William Gattrell at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe, Surrey, 1851 Census.  She had issue:                                                                   PR;1851 Census

1a.William Gattrell, Born 1824 at Salisbury, Co. Wilts.  He was recorded as “aged 27”, as having been born at Salisbury & as visiting, with his mother, his maternal uncle Alfred Flowers & his family at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe, Surrey, 1851 Census.                                                               PR;1851 Census 

6.  Jane, Born 26 April 1799.  Bapt. 27 April 1799 at North Marston.  M 1822 at North Marston, William Shepherd, of Blakesley, Co. Bucks.  Died 28 Sept. 1868.  She had issue:                                                                                                             PR

1a.William Shepherd, Born 1831 at Blakesley, Co. Bucks.  He was recorded as “aged 50”, as having been born at Blakesley & as staying with his maternal uncle Joseph Ingram Flowers at Old End, Padbury, Co. Bucks., 1881 Census.                                                                                            

7.  ALFRED THOMAS, of whom we presently. (SEE PAGE 10)

           

8.  Rosetta Joan, Born 8 March 1803.  Bapt. 15 March 1803 at North Martson.  M 1824 Joseph Neal (who was previously the husband of Rosetta’s sister Sarah.  He Died 1842).  After her husband’s death she took over as licensee of the Bell Inn, Winslow.  M 2nd Thomas Essex.  She had issue by her 1st husband:                     PR

1a.Frederick Octavious Neal, of Victoria, Australia.,  Born 1833 at Winslow, Co. Bucks.  M 1st 6 Feb. 1853 at St. Brides Church, Fleet Street, London, Mary Smith.  M 2nd Sarah Elizabeth Bennett.  He immigrated to Australia.  Died 1924 at Auburn, Victoria, Australia.  He had issue by his 1st wife:

1b.Frederick Neal, Born 1853 at London.

2b.Joseph Henry Neal, Born 1855 at Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.

3b.Rosetta Neal, Born 1857 at Collingwood, Victoria.

4b.John Neal, Born 1859 at Hawthorn, Victoria.

5b.William Neal, Born 1860 at Hawthorn, Victoria.

6b.Mary Neal, Born 1862 at Carlton, Victoria,

7b.Maude Neal, Born 1864 at Digger’s Rest, Victoria.

8b.Harry Gover Neal, Born 1872 at Romsey, Victoria.  M 1911 at Melbourne, Victoria, Isobel Elizabeth Edney.  Died 1949.  He had issue.

9.  Mary Ann, Born 20 Dec. 1804.  Bapt. 27 Dec. 1804 at North Marston.  M George Smeed, of Church Street, Winslow.                                                                                

10.     Edward, Born 5 Dec. 1806.  Bapt. 8 Dec. 1806 at North Marston.  Died 7 May 1871.        

11.  Emma, Born 30 Jan. 1809.  Bapt. 2 Feb. 1809 at North Marston.  M 1830 at North Marston, Edward Wheeler Field.  She was recorded as “aged 72”, as having been born at North Marston & as living at High Street, Lathbury, Co. Bucks. with her daughter-in-law & grandson, 1881 Census.  Died 25 Dec. 1886 at Nottingham.  She had issue:                                                                                            PR;1881 Census

1a. ? Field, M Annie E (Born 1834 at Loughton, Co. Bucks.  She was recorded as a “widow”, “aged 47”, as having been born at Loughton, Co. Bucks., & as living at High Street, Lathbury, Co. Bucks. with her mother-in-law & son, 1881 Census).  Died before 1881.  He had issue: 1881 Census

1b.Charles Henry Field, Born 1868 at Blechley, Co. Bucks.  He was recorded as “aged 13”, as having been born at Blechley & as living at High Street, Lathbury, Co. Bucks. with his mother & paternal grandmother, 1881 Census.                                                                                        

12.  Joseph Ingram, of Padbury, Co. Bucks.,  Bapt. 7 Aug. 1810 at North Marston.  M 1857 at Padbury, his 1st cousin Elizabeth Flowers (Born 1821 at Padbury.  She was recorded as “aged 60”, as having been born at Padbury & as living at Old End, Padbury with her husband, 1881 Census), d. of Thomas Flowers, of Padbury, & his wife Keziah (See ABOVE).  He was recorded as living at Gatton, Surrey, 1851 Census.  Recorded as a “Retired Farmer”, “aged 70”, as having been born at North Marston, Co. Bucks., & as living at “Old End, Padbury, Co. Bucks. With his wife, 1881 Census.  Died 1882 at Padbury.  Bur. Padbury.           PR;1851 & 1881 Census

          13.      Octavious Henry (Rev.), B.A., of Sheriff Hutton, Co. Yorks.,  Born 10 April 1812 at North Marston.  Recorde as “Octavious Henry Flowers, born at North Marston, Bucks” he was admitted sizar to St. John’s College, Cambridge, 31 Oct. 1833; & later migrated to Queen’s College, 12 Oct. 1838.  Matriculated at Michelmas 1838.  Graduated B.A., 1842.  Ordained a deacon at London, 20 March 1842.  Curate of Nunnington, Co. Yorks., 1843-57.  Vicar of Sheriff Hutton, Co. Yorks, 1857-80.  In the transcription of the landowners of the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1871 he is recorded as owning 6 acres in the parish of Sheriff Hutton having an annual rental value of £36.  Died 6 April 1880 at Sheriff Hutton.  In 1881 his brother Marcus commissioned & had placed in Sheriff Hutton Church as a memorial to him a “reredos of caen stone” depicting in the centre panel a representation of the Last Supper, after Leonardo da Vinci, & in the canopied niches on either side, are the 4 Evangelists.     

14.  Frederick Charles, Bapt. 10 July 1815 at North Marston.  Died 6 June 1848.            PR

15.  Marcus Octavious, Bapt. 30 April 1818 at North Marston.  Educ. Grace’s School, Brook Hall, Winslow, Co. Bucks.  He went to London & was Assistant to his brother John at the Windsor Castle Hotel, near Victoria Station.  Through the auspices of his brother Octavious, he obtained a post as a clerk at the British Consulate in Amsterdam & was later selected as interpreter on an embassy to Japan.  He was later promoted to HM Consul at Osaka, Japan, before Aug. 1867.  M Fanny Eliza Evans, of Hong Kong (She was recorded as “aged 36”, as having been born at “Mallacca” & as living at 4 Cliff Lansdown, Eastbourne, Sussex, 1881 Census).  Recorded as “HM Consul Japan”, as “aged 63”, as having been born at North Marston, Co. Bucks., & as living at 4 Cliff Lansdown, Eastbourne, Sussex with his wife, 1881 Census.  Died 1892.  He had issue:                                                                               PR;1881 Census

1a.Marcus Edwin (Rev.), B.A.,  Born 29 Oct. 1870 in Japan.  Educ. Cheltenham College.  Recorded as “aged 10”, as having been born at “Marylebone, Middlesex” & as living with his parents at 4 Cliff Lansdown, Eastbourne, Sussex, 1881 Census.  Recorded as “Marcus Edwin Flowers, son of Mark [sic] Ovtavious Flowers, formerly of Japan, aged 19” he was admitted to Pembroke College, Cambridge University, 1 Oct. 1889.  Matriculated 1889.  Graduated B.A., 1892.  Ordained a deacon at York, 1894.  Curate of Guisborough, Co. Yorks., 1894-5.                   

ALFRED THOMAS FLOWERS, of London.,  Born 30 January 1801 – as recorded in the baptismal register.  Bapt. 7 Feb. 1801 at North Marston, Co. Bucks.   M 1st 8 June 1824 at St. Marylebone, London, Ann Moreton.  M 2nd Selina Ann Connett (Bapt. 17 Jan. 1813 at St. Mary’s Church, Marylebone, London.  She was recorded as “aged 37”, as having been born at “Middlesex, St Marylebone” & as living at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe with her husband & family, 1851 Census.  She was recorded as “Selina Ann Flowers, aged 58”, as a “Widow”, as a “Needlewoman”, as having been born at “Middlesex, Marylebone” & as living at Rotherhithe, Surrey, 1871 Census.  She was recorded as “Selina Anne Flowers, widow, aged 68”, as having been born as Marylebone, & as living with her daughter Sarah at 40 New Street New Cut, Lambeth, Surrey, 1881 Census.  Died 1882 at Lambeth – recorded in her death certificate as “aged 69”), d. of John Connett, of St. Marylebone, London & his wife Anne, d. of Charles Sammon, of the Parish of St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, Middlesex (See CONNETT).  At his marriage in 1824 he was recorded in the marriage register as being as “of North Marston, Co. Bucks.”  At the registration of the birth of his daughter Susannah he was recorded in her birth certificate as “Alfred Thomas Flowers, Baker”, 18 Feb. 1850.  He was recorded as “Alfred Thos. Flowers”, as a “Master Baker”, as having been born at “Buckinghamshire, North Marston” & as living at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe with his 2nd wife & his children, 1851 Census.  At the marriage of his daughter Susannah he was recorded in her marriage certificate as “Alfred Thomas Flowers, Baker”, 16 Aug. 1870.  Died 1856.  He had issue by his 1st wife:           

1.    Ann, Born 1825 at St. Marylebone, London.           

2.  William Morton, Born 1826 at St. Marylebone, London.  M Rebecca (She was recorded as “aged 59”, as having been born at Markham, Co. Notts. & as living at Friary Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Co. Notts. with her husband & family).  He was recorded as a “Cattle Dealer”, “aged 56”, as having been born at “London, Middlesex” & as living at Friary Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Co. Notts., 1881 Census.  He had issue:                                                                                                            1881 Census

1a.John F., Born 1850 at London.  He was recorded as a “Brewer’s Clerk”, “aged 31”, as having been born at London & as living at Friary Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Co. Notts.  with his parents, 1881 Census.           1881 Census

2a.Betsey, Born 1859 at Newark-upon-Trent.  She was recorded as “aged 22”, as having been born at Newark-upon & as living at Friary Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Co. Notts.  with her parents, 1881 Census.                      1881 Census

3a.Harry, Born 1861 at Newark-upon-Trent.  He was recorded as an “Agent’s Clerk”, as “aged 20”, as having been born at Newark-upon & as living at Friary Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Co. Notts.  with his parents, 1881 Census.                                                                                             1881 Census

4a.Arthur F., Born 1863 at Newark-upon-Trent.  He was recorded as a “Railway Clerk”, as “aged 18”, as having been born at Newark-upon & as living at Friary Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Co. Notts.  with his parents, 1881 Census.                                                                                  1881 Census

3. Alfred, Born 22 July 1827.  Bapt. 12 Oct. 1827 at All Souls Church, St. Marylebone, London.                                                                                                        

4.  James, Born 1833 at St. Marylebone, London.  M Emma Mann (Born 1851.  She was recorded as a “Widow”, as an “Upholsterer”, “aged 30”, & as having been born at Pancras, Middlesex & as living at 2 Beaumont Place, Middlesex with her children, 1881 Census).  “Mariner”.  Died 1881.  He had issue:            Flowers1881 Census

1a.Alfred, Born 1872.  He was recorded as “aged 9”, as having been born at Pancras, Middlesex & as living at 2 Beaumont Place, Middlesex with his mother, 1881 Census.                                                          1881 Census

2a.William Joseph, Born 1873.  He was recorded as “aged 8”, as having been born at Pancras, Middlesex & as living at 2 Beaumont Place, Middlesex with his mother, 1881 Census.  M Frances Northwood.  “Merchant Seaman”.  Died 1953.  He had issue:                                              Flowers1881 Census

1b.Arthur William, Born 1917 at Millwall, Isle of Dogs, London.  M Vera Valentine.  Died 1997.  He had issue:                             Flowers

1c.Keith, of Oakville, Ontario, Canada.,  Born 1944.  M Marion Thake.  .  He has issue:                                                                            

1d.Steven, Born 1980.

2d.Carolyn, Born 1982.

5.  Rosetta, Born 1835 at St. Marylebone, London.          

Alfred Thomas Flowers (1801-1856) had further issue by his 2nd wife:    

6.  Alfred Thomas, of Rotherhithe, Surrey.,  Born 1841 at Bayswater, London.  He was recorded as a “Scholar”, as “aged 9”, as having been born at Bayswater & as living with his parents at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe, 1851 Census.  M Louisa (Born 1843.  She was recorded as “aged 38”, as having been born at Bermondsey, Surrey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with her husband & family, 1881 Census).  He was recorded as a “Printer”, “aged 40”, as having been born at Bayswater, Middlesex & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his wife & family, 1881 Census.  He had issue:                    1851 & 1881 Censuses

1a.Alfred Justin, Born 1863 at Bermondsey.  He was recorded as a “Printer”, “aged 18”, as having been born at Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his parents & family, 1881 Census

2a.Emma Louisa, Born 1865 at Bermondsey.  She was recorded as a “Nurse”, “aged 16”, as having been born at Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with her parents & family, 1881 Census.

3a.Albert William, Born 1869 at Bermondsey.  He was recorded as a “Scholar”, “aged 112”, as having been born at Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his parents & family, 1881 Census.                                                                                 1881 Census

4a.Frederick James, Born 1871 at Bermondsey.  He was recorded as a “Scholar”, “aged 10”, as having been born at Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his parents & family, 1881 Census.                                                                                 1881 Census

5a.Arthur Samuel, Born 1873 at Bermondsey.  He was recorded as a “Scholar”, “aged 8”, as having been born at Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his parents & family, 1881 Census.                                                                                 1881 Census

6a.Lilian Amy, Born 1875 at Bermondsey.  He was recorded as a “Scholar”, “aged 6”, as having been born a Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his parents & family, 1881

7a.Brook George, Born 1877 at Bermondsey.  He was recorded as a “Scholar”, “aged 4”, as having been born at Bermondsey & as living at 18 Winchester Street, Rotherhithe, Surrey with his parents & family, 1881 Census.                                                                                 1881 Census 

7. Selina Ann, Born 1843.  Died 3 Aug. 1845 at 4 Brewer’s Yard, Bermondsey, Surrey, “aged 2”.
          

8. Rosetta, Born 21 Aug. 1845 at Bermondsey, Surrey.  Died 9 Oct. 1848 at 4 Brewer’s Yard, Bermondsey.        

9.  Emma, Born 1847 at Bermondsey, Surrey.  She was recorded as “aged 4”, as having been born at Bermondsey, & as living at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe with her parents, 1851 Census.                                                                                            1851 Census

10. Sarah Ann, Born 1848 at Bermondsey, Surrey.  She was recorded as “aged 3”, as having been born at Bermondsey, & as living at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe with her parents, 1851 Census.  She was recorded as a “Widow”, as “aged 32” & a “Shirt Cutter” & living with her mother at 40 New Street New Cut, Lambeth, Surrey; & as having been born at Bermondsey, 1881 Census.                              1851 & 1881 Censuses

11.SUSANNAH, of whom we presently. (SEE BELOW)       

12.  William, Born 10 Oct. 1852 at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe, Surrey.  He travelled to Australia as a member of the crew on a merchant ship, c. 1870.  Joined the Victoria Naval Reserve, Australia, as a boatman, 21 March 1871.  He later became a river pilot & the captain of a steamer called ‘Osprey’.  M 1873 at Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, Alice Maria Johnson, d. of James Johnson & his wife Ellen White. 

1a.Harold Alfred, Born 23 July 1887.  M 1915 at Bendigo, Victoria, Ida Irene Emerson.  He had issue:

1b.John, Born 1916.  M 1948 Mary Keddie.

           

SUSANNAH FLOWERS, Born 9 Jan. 1850 at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe, Surrey.  She was recorded as “aged 1”, as having been born at “Surrey, Rotherhithe”, & as living at 8 Bedford Place, Rotherhithe with her parents, 1851 Census.  M 16 August 1870 at Hackney Parish Church, Middlesex, John William Priestman, “Photographer”, of Poplar, Middlesex (Born 11 Feb. 1843 at Lower Homerton, Middlesex). At her marriage she was recorded in her marriage certificate as of “full age”, as a spinster & as daughter of “Alfred Thomas Flowers, Baker”.  She was recorded as “aged 31”, as having been born at Rotherhithe  & as living with her husband & family at 142 East India Road, Poplar, London, 1881 Census.  She was recorded as “aged 51”, as having been born at Rotherhithe & as living with her husband & family at 3 Hall Street, Mile End Old Town, 1901 Census.  Died after 31 March 1901 (the date of the 1901 Census).  She had issue:  (See PRIESTMAN)

JOSEPH INGRAM STEVENS FLOWERS, Born 8 Aug 1833 at Waddesdon, Co. Bucks. Baptised in Waddesdon on the 28 June 1837.  M Elizabeth Baseley at Lambeth, London, in 1860. Recorded as being aged 8 and living at Blackgrove Farm, Quainton, in the Distict of Aylesbury in the in the 1841 Census.  Died 1894.  He had issue:

            1a Joseph  Born 1861

2a Walter William  Born 1863 District of Lambeth, Greater London, Surrey. Emigrated to South Africa in 1881.  

3a Frank,  (SEE BELOW)

4a Marie  Born 1875

5a Harry  Born 1877

6a Annie Maria  Born 1879

7a Emma  Born 1880

FRANK FLOWERS Born 28 Jan 1874 at Greenwich, Kent.  Emigrated to South Africa in 1888 (aged 14).  M Frances Cecilia Emily Dickens (Born 6 Feb 1870 in Ladybrand, Orange River Colony, South Africa) on the 5 Oct 1895 in Cape Town.  Died 9 July 1920 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa.  He had issue:

1a Walter Ingram Born 15 Aug 1896, Cape Town, South Africa Died 3 Nov 1896, aged 2 months

1b Frank Baseley. Born 20 Sept 1897, Cape Town, South Africa.  Died 10 Aug 1898, aged 10 months

1c Alfred Marcus, (SEE BELOW)

1d May Emily Elizabeth      Born 28th May 1905, Johannesburg, South Africa.  Died 2 Dec 1966

1e Ivy Born 1907 M ? Richardson.  Lived their lives in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa and had a son & daughter.  (Further details not yet to hand)

ALFRED MARCUS FLOWERS  Born 2 Oct 1899 in Cape of Good Hope (Cape Town), South Africa.  M Sylvia Dorothy Howarth in Johannesburg on the 30 Nov 1922.  (Sylvia was born in Cape of Good Hope, [Cape Town], South Africa in 30 Nov 1900:  Died Salisbury, Rhodesia 24 Apr 1973)  Alfred died 12 Sept 1958 in Salisbury, Rhodesia.  Both are buried in the Pioneer Cemetery in Salisbury Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe) He had children:

                                                      [LDS Church records]

1a.Frank,  (SEE BELOW)

1b Dudley Munro  Born 1925 (Further details not yet to hand)

FRANK FLOWERS Born 18 Aug 1923 in Johannesburg, South Africa. M Ella Gwendoline Arvidson in St Joseph’s Church, Mayfair, Johannesburg, South Africa on the 23 Nov 1926.  (Ella was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 3 Sept 1925 – her parents were John Hugo Arvidson, born Gottenburg, Sweden on the 2 Dec 1873 – and Florence (Flo)  neé Schorn born 18 June 1885 in Port Elizabeth, SA of Danish parents)  Their children are:     

1a. Frank, (SEE BELOW)

2a. Eleanor  Born 28 Mar 1949 Umtali, Rhodesia.  M Edmund Bruwer Their children are

            1b.  Bridget Bruwer.  Born 25 Sept 1967.

            2b.  Edmund Bruwer.  Born  29 April 1969.  Died 2006 [Killed in Iraq]

            3b. Terence Bruwer.  Born  6 May 1970

            4b. Charmaine Bruwer.  Born 15 June 1973

            5b. Stephen Bruwer.  Born 2 Dec 1987

3a. Roger  Born 5 Dec 1952 Sinoia, Rhodesia. M Cheryl Viviers  Born 24 Sept 1958. Their children are:

            1b. Michelle  Born 5 June 1987

            2b.  Daniel  Born 12 April 1990

4a. Kenneth  Born 31 Jan 1955, Johannesburg, South Africa.  M 1st        Rhodesia Cecile Van Heerden.  Their children are:  Divorced  date ? – M 2nd Heather ?

            1b.  Mark  Born 1 Apr 1976

            2b.  Kevin  Born 1 Mar 1978 

SEE FLOWERS FAMILY TREE PART 3 TO CONTINUE

 
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