Ernest Bowmer

Private

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 118545  

Photo courtesy Janette Pendleton

Samuel or Ernest Bowmer in ww1

This photograph is either Ernest Bowmer or his brother Samuel Bowmer.

Medal Roll Index
Awarded Victory and British War Medals.

Ernest was born in 1898 at Crich. Sometime between 1901 and 1911 he was adopted by William and Lizzie Piggin. He worked as a stone delver in the quarries.

 

Ernest's brothers Harry BOWMER, John BOWMER and Samuel BOWMER are also on the Roll of Honour.

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Top of Town, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Bowmer Head 36 Quarry man Crich
Hannah M Bowmer wife 32   Crich
Lizzie Bowmer son 11   Crich
William F. Bowmer son 10   Crich
John Bowmer son 8   Crich
Samuel Bowmer son 6   Crich
Rebecca Bowmer daughter 5   Crich
Harry Bowmer son 4   Crich
Ernest Bowmer son 3   Crich
Frances Bowmer daughter 2   Crich

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1911: Near Church, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William Piggin Head 42 Sexton Crich Church Crich
Lizzie Piggin wife 42   Crich
Phoebe Piggin daughter 14 Spinner cotton factory Crich
Lizzie Piggin daughter 9   Crich
Ernest Bowmer adopted son 13 Delver in stone quarry Crich

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