1824 - 1904
Fowke, illeg. of Lyttleton, New Zealand, formerly of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, sailor. - fisherman. Educ. by his grandmother, Mary nee Lowe. He left England, emigrated to New Zealand (Lyttleton) in 1864 on the ship "Indian Empire" with his wife Margaret ("Margit") (nee) Nicholls (ca.1824-post/1864) and 5 children, i.e. his four sons Thomas M. Fowke (1847-1938), Charles E. Fowke (1849-1923), William R. Fowke (1856-post/1905), and John N. Fowke (1859-1938), and his daughter Sarah J. Fowke (* 1853), to become there the Founding Ancestor of the FAMILY "FOWKE, formerly of Lyttleton, N.Z.". One year later his younger brother Edward Fowke (1835-1909) emigrated to Australia with his wife, two sons and daughter - also his then 59 year old father Charles Fowke (1805-82) - to become there the the Founding Ancestor of the FAMILY "FOWKE, formerly of Lyttleton, N.Z.".
|1824||Born Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales|
|1841||Member of household in 1841 census (census) Tenby, Pembrokes., Wales|
|26th Sep 1847||Married |
Fowke) 1826 - 1902 Pembroke, Pembroke., Wales
|1861||Head of household in 1861 census (census) Tenby, Pembrokes., Wales|
|11th Oct 1904||Died Ashburton, New Zealand|