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Francis 
Fowke
1789 - 1826


Francis 
Fowke
, of Boughrood Castle, at which he was responsible for major alterations, educ. Eton (Oppidan), where he boarded in the house of Mr Sherry, Lt. (06 Dec 1810), Capt. 14th Light Dragoons (1801) serving in Portugal, Spain & France. (not married). {He was wounded at the Battle of Salamanca in 1812.) His portrait was painted by Opie and was in the possession of Ada Hoskins (ca 1920). Played violin and organ. As an overseer of the poor, he sent his butler to represent him at Vestry meetings. He was responsible for major alterations to the exterior and interior of Boughrood catle, and left debts of £4,473 1s 3d at his death. He ackowledged his illegitimate daughter. Not mentioned in his father's will? Applications for Cadetships in the EIC Armies Surname Fowke Forename(s) Francis IOR Ref: L/MIL/9/115 Folio No. 46-48 Season(s) 1805-06 LDS Film No. 1951685 " In 1806 went to Madras as a cavalry cadet in the HEIC forces but resigned for health reasons. He was "much above 6 ft", but not robust, His father then bought him a cornetcy (later, a lieutenantcy) in the 14th Light Dragoons, and he served in Portugal, Spain and France, until 1814. He was wounded before Salamanca but returned to his regiment in time to take part in the assault, Jul 22 1812. After his father's death, he bought a captaincy in his regiment, but went on half pay immediately" "British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections India Office Records Catalogue Ref. IOR Creator(s): Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, 1784-1858 Burma Office, 1937-1948 East India Company, 1600-1858 India Office, 1858-1947 Records of the Military Department Entry to the military, medical and nursing services of the East India Company's Army (1753-1861) and the Indian Army (1861-1940) [Access Conditions] No restrictions The Entry of Officer Cadets [Access Conditions] Open Cadet Papers (1789-1860) and Cadet Registers (1775-1860) [Access Conditions] No restrictions FILE - Cadet Papers - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9/115 - date: 1805-1806 item: Fowke, Francis - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9/115/46-48 [n.d.]" His portrait was painted by Orpie last known in possession of Ada Hoskins. Entry from Applications for Cadetships in the EIC Armies Surname Fowke Forename(s) Francis IOR Ref: L/MIL/9/115 Folio No. 46-48 Season(s) 1805-06 LDS Film No. 1951685 -------------- Entry from Applications for Cadetships in the EIC Armies Surname Fowke Forename(s) Francis IOR Ref: L/MIL/9/115 Folio No. 46-48 Season(s) 1805-06 LDS Film No. 1951685

Born: Mount St., Mayfair, , , , England 6th Jan 1789 Baptised: St George, Hanover sq, , , , England 22nd Jan 1789
Died: Boughrood, Radnorshire, , Wales 3rd May 1826 Buried:
Family:
Fowke
  formerly of Brewood

Ancestors
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1.
Francis 
Fowke
(
Phillips
) 1789 - 1826
2.
Francis 
Fowke
(
Lowe
,
Lowe
) 1755 - 1819
4.
Joseph 
Fowke
(
Crofts
,
?
,
Walsh
,
Treacher
) 1716 - 1800
5.
Elizabeth (Eliza) 
Walsh
(
Fowke
) 1731 - ante 1769
3.
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847
6.
Thomas 
Lowe
(
?
) ante 1747 - ante 1816
7.

Siblings


1.
William 
Fowke
1781 - 1795
2.
Henry 
Fowke
1790 - 1793
3.
Philip 
Fowke
liv. 1792
4.
Jane 
Fowke
(
Roberts
) ante 1792 - post 1826
5.
Mary 
Fowke
(
Watts
,
Williams
) 1792 - 1852
6.
Capt. John 
Fowke
(
Ferguson
,
Heany
,
Borthwick
) 1794 - 1851
7.
Lt. Richard 
Fowke
(
Phillipps
) 1795 - c. 1855
8.
Henrietta 
Fowke
1796 - 1864
9.
Robert 
Fowke
* 1798
10.
Sunderland (Sun) Clay 
Fowke
(
Price
) 1798 - 1873
11.
Edward 
Fowke
(
Nott
,
Prosser
) 1800 - 1872
12.
Robert 
Fowke
(
Games
) 1801 - 1865
13.
Philip 
Fowke
(
Probert
,
Baker
) 1802 - 1852
14.
Emmeline (Emily) 
Fowke
1804 - 1807
15.
Charles 
Fowke
(
Prosser
) 1805 - 1882
16.
Dr. Frederic 
Fowke
(
Gunter
) 1807 - 1863
17.
Eliza 
Fowke
(
Games
) 1809 - 1849
18.
Elisabeth 
Fowke
(
Bell
) 1809 - 1882

Spouses



1. [no known marriage]

Descendants
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a.
1.
James Francis 
Fowke
* 1822
Sources

Timeline


6th Jan 1789Born England
22nd Jan 1789Baptised England
2nd May 1826Made a will (will)
3rd May 1826Died Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales
1826UNMAR/ROLE INDI
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