c. 1714 - 1789
Fowke, of Hawley, Wilmington, Kent, bought from his mother-in-law Anna Hollond nee Hutchinson. Entered the EIC's service at Madras (Madras Civil Servants 1702-67, I.O.L.) and engaged in diamond trading on his own account. http://oudl.osmania.ac.in/bitstream/handle/OUDL/14195/218306_Calender_ Of_The_Madras_Despatches_1744-1755.pdf?sequence=2 Madras Despatches - 1744-5- Calendar p. 11 "Edward Fowke appointed Storekeeper and of Council;..." Mayor of Madras. Baptism: Ref. N/2 Vol. 1 Folio 40 If he is the following Edward, he died post 1750: "Fowke, Edward (Male) Title(s): Esq. Date: 1751 Subscribed to The Works of Mrs. Catharine Cockburn, Theological, Moral, Dramatic, and Poetical. Several of them now first printed. Revised and published, With an Account of the Author, By Thomas Birch, M.A. F.R.S. Rector of the United Parishes of St. Margaret Pattens, and St. Gabriel Fenchurch. Vol. I., 1751, BIRCH, Thomas. London Printed for J. and P. Knapton, in Ludgate-street Subject: literature, biography " ------------ http://oudl.osmania.ac.in/bitstream/handle/OUDL/14195/218306_Calender_ Of_The_Madras_Despatches_1744-1755.pdf?sequence=2 Madras Despatches - 1744-5- Calendar p. 50 ... Bombay Castle.... Edward Fowke sails for Europe by this ship.
|Born: c. 1714||Baptised: Fort St George, , Madras, India1 19th Oct 1714 |
|Died: Hawley, Worcs., , England 12th Dec 1789 ||Buried: |
Fowke formerly of Brewood