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Francis 
Fowke
1755 - 1819


Francis 
Fowke
, of Boughrood Castle, Radnorshire, Wales, edu. Cheam, in great measure brought up in the Clive household, formerly 4-times Resident of Benares, India, "returning from India with a fortunes of £70,000 from bribes, army contracting, opium and diamond dealing", with his father heavily involved with bringing notorious Impeachment Charges against Warren Hastings, etc. Of Wimbledon (1792, 1813). Educ. in the household of Sir Robert Clive (whose wife was Francis Fowke's mother's 1st cousin). He was with the East India Company as a writer in 1770, factor in 1776 and junior merchant in 1778. In 1778, he is described as being of Hartford st, Mayfair and of Boughrood Castle, Radnorshire. High Sherrif of Radnorshire (17)95 "of Boughrood". He was a good musician, well read, a linguist. He was obsessed by the idea of inventing a universal language in which all books were to be printed. He was disinherited by his uncle John (Walsh) presumably because he cohabited with Mary nee Lowe for some time before his marriage. Maybe? "Fowke, Francis (Male) Title(s): Esq. Date: 1786 Subscribed to Ayen Akbery: or, The Institutes of the Emperor Akber, Translated from the original Persian (Vol. 1), 1786, GLADWIN, Francis. Calcutta Subject: law " EICS - Writer 1770, Factor 1776, Junior merchant 1778. Recommended as Resident of Benares by Gen. Clavering (see Records at East india House, of Proceedings relative to Francis Fowke resident of Benares in the appointment and reappointment of him to that Residency, and his first and second recall from thence - London printed March 1782 - Copy in British Museum 100 M67). He spoke Persian. Of Hertford st, Mayfair, and of Beaughroot [sic] Castle, Radnorshire (1778). He bought Boughrood Castle on leaving India. See also: http://w4.ed.uiuc.edu/faculty/westbury/Paradigm/becher.html 1776 Fowke, F. Phaedri Augusti Liberti, Fabularum, Aesopiarurn Libri Quinque: or the Fables of Phaedrus in Latin and English, the English attempted in the stile of the Original with the Sentences numbered on both sides for the Ease of the Learner, and with notes critical and explanatory. Also an Appendix shewing certain passages and three different translations at one view, and several examples of the participle in `dus' and gerunds rendered into English uniformly by the participle `ing'. ALSO A Discourse on the Doctrine of Language by Francis Fowke Esq. LONDON: Printed for D. Wilson and G. Nicol, Booksellers in the Strand. He left India after the passing of Pitt's India Bill. He was in Paris in 1788. PRO ref. C 217/153 Copy Special Commissions of Escheat on deaths without heir of: Francis Fowke: Rad 1834-1874 Covering dates 1834-1874 Place of deposit Public Record Office, Kew C 205/10/5 Francis Fowke County: Rad 1831 July 20 "East Sussex Record Office ARCHIVE OF MESSRS PAPER AND FOVARGUE OF BATTLE, SOLICITORS Catalogue Ref. RAF Creator(s): Raper and Fovargue, solicitors [Access Conditions] Records are open to consultation unless otherwise indicated Deeds and Documents relating to lands formerly belonging to the family of Fuller of Brightling BRIGHTLING &c - ref. SAS-RF/8 The Manor of Socknersh and Hollingrove &c FILE - Attested Copy of Release in fee - ref. SAS-RF/8/184 - date: 16 Aug 1790 [from Scope and Content] (Following Lease for a year) by Joseph Windham, nephew and heir and sole executor of William Windham, and Stephen Comyn and others to Henry Strachey, Francis Fowke and John Benn and Richard Davenport, by way of transfer of Mortgage - for £9000 to the said Jos. Windham and a furter advance to Stephen Comyn and others of £5000 making £14000 in all - of the said premises " PRO ref. C 205/10/5 Francis Fowke County: Rad 1831 July 20 Item details: C 217/153 Copy Special Commissions of Escheat on deaths without heir of: Francis Fowke: Rad 1834-1874 Covering dates 1834-1874 Scope and content Copy Special Commissions of Escheat on deaths without heir of: Francis Fowke: Rad Held by The National Archives, Kew Portland (London) Collection: Catalogue of Family and Financial Papers of the Dukes of Portland, 1583-1940 Catalogue of marriage settlements and related papers for the daughters and other kinswomen of the Earls and Dukes of Portland. 1673-1824 Most of this material seems to have been boxed together ('Box 88') according to the 1817 brief list of the Duke of Portland's papers [see Pl L8/2 in the Portland (London) Legal Papers]; this distinctiveness has been maintained. The sections within are for daughters of the 1st Earl of Portland (Pl F4/1), of the 1st Duke (Pl F4/2), 2nd Duke (Pl F4/3), 3rd Duke (Pl F4/4), etc. Pl F4/3/5 21.3.1789 2.4.1828 Mortgage of Viscount Weymouth's settled estates; 21 Mar. 1789 (90 ff, attached + wrapper, paper) First Party: Thomas, Viscount Weymouth, Baron Thynne of Warminster, KG; and the Hon. Thomas Thynne, his eldest son and heir. Second Party: Edward, Lord Thurlow, Baron Thurlow of Ashfield, Suffolk; John, Earl of Ashburnham of Ashburnham Place, Sussex; Robert Smith of St James's Place, St James Westminster, Middlesex, Esq.; Charles Graeme of Ropley, Hampshire, Esq.; Arthur Balfour, now residing at Paris, France, Esq.; James Bradshaw of Portland Place, St Marylebone, Middlesex, Esq.; Francies Fowke of Clifford Street, Burlington Gardens, Middlesex, Esq.; Henry Strachey of Hill Street, Berkeley Square, Middlesex, Esq.; Archibald Robertson of Lawers, Scotland, Esq.; William Fawkener of South Street, Grosvenor Square, Middlesex, Esq.; Robert Drummond of Cadland, Hampshire, Esquire; Henry Drummond of the Grange, Hampshire, Esq.; John Wells the younger of New Street, Spring Gardens, Middlesex, Esq.; Charles Drummond of Charing Cross, Middlesex, Esq.; Lord Frederick Campbell of Coombank, Kent; and Henry Drummond aforementioned. Third Party: James, Marquess of Graham; Andrew Barclay Drummond of New Street, Spring Gardens, Middlesex, Esq.; and Daniel Macnamara of Lincolns Inn Fields, Middlesex, Esq. Attested copy of release and appointment by way of mortgage by (1) to (3) of the Weymouth estates in Wiltshire, Somerset, Herefordshire as specified (except burgages conferring the right to vote in parliamentary elections for the borough of Weobley, Herefordshire) to the use of (3) for a term of 3000 years in trust for (2). Covenant by (1) to levy a fine of the premises in Wiltshire and Somerset. Recites previous deeds, and the details of the arrangements reached regarding the various mortgages on the Weymouth estates. Itemised schedules of manorial tenants and rents, cottagers, woods and timber, rack rents, etc. Consideration: £ 147500 by (2) in the proportions specified to the mortgagees, £ 112500 by (2) in the proportions states to (1) and £ 5000 and £ 5000 by (2) in the proportions stated to Lord Thurlow to repay mortgages - £ 270000 in total. Examined, 2 Apr. 1828. T. H. Bowyer, `Fowke, Joseph (1716-1800)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/63560, accessed 23 Sept 2005] Radnorshire Society transactions - Vol. 52 1982 Archdeacon de Winton and the building of the first rectory in Llandrindod Wells "Llain Pwllyn had been part of the estate of Francis Fowke, senior (1754-1819), who hd built Noughrood castle, a pleasant georgian-type house overlooking the Wye, in the year 1817, close to the sire of the medieval castle. On the death of his heir, Francis Fowke (1789-1826), unmarried, his remaining 12 brothers and sisters became involved in bitter personal and legal wrangles, bu no means ended when in 1833 Walter Wilkins (later de Winton), esqr. of Maesllwych Castle bought all the Fowke property in the parishes of Boughrood and llanstephan. edward, the fifth son, having some legal qualifications, was appointed agent for the maessllwch estate; he "occupied" Llain Pwyllyn though his residence was Glanhenwye near the eat entrance to Maesllwch park, some 4 mile down-Wye."

Born: Fort St George, , Madras, India 28th Oct 1755 Baptised: St George, Hanover Sq, , , , England 22nd Dec 1755
Died: Boughrood Castle, Boughrood, Radnorshire, , Wales 20th Oct 1819 Buried: Boughrood Church, Boughrood, Radnorshire, , Wales 1819
Family:
Fowke
  formerly of Brewood

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Francis 
Fowke
(
Lowe
,
Lowe
) 1755 - 1819
2.
Joseph 
Fowke
(
Crofts
,
?
,
Walsh
,
Treacher
) 1716 - 1800
4.
Randall 
Fowke
(
?
,
May
) 1673 - 1745
5.
Anne/Anna 
May
(
Fowke
) 1684 - 1734
3.
Elizabeth (Eliza) 
Walsh
(
Fowke
) 1731 - ante 1769
6.
Joseph George 
Walsh
(
Maskelyne
) ante 1695 - 1731
7.
Elizabeth (Eliza) 
Maskelyne
(
Walsh
) 1697 - 1734

Siblings


1.
Hannah 
Fowke
* 1748
2.
Joseph (Joe) 
Fowke
1749 - post 1755
3.
William (Billy) Gershom 
Fowke
1751 - post 1755
4.
Harry 
Fowke
1752 - post 1755
5.
Anne 
Fowke
1753 - post 1755
6.
Samuel (Sam) 
Fowke
+ post 1755
7.
Arthur 
Fowke
1756 - 1775
8.
Margaret (Mag/Peggy/Tippey) Elizabeth 
Fowke
(
Walsh
) 1758 - 1836
9.
Elisabeth (Betty) 
Fowke
* 1768
10.
Sophia 
Fowke
(
Bellew
) 1769 - post 1805
11.
Louisa (Lou) 
Fowke
1770 - 1784
12.
F/? 
Fowke
liv. 1771
13.
William 
Fowke
* 1771

Spouses



1. Gretna Green, Scotland, , 11th Jul 1801
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847
2. St. Olave's, Southwark, , , , England 19th Jul 1813
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847

Descendants
[ Options ]

a. ?
1.
William 
Fowke
1781 - 1795
b.
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847
2.
Francis 
Fowke
(
Phillips
) 1789 - 1826
2a.
2.1.
James Francis 
Fowke
* 1822
3.
Henry 
Fowke
1790 - 1793
c. ?
4.
Philip 
Fowke
liv. 1792
5.
Jane 
Fowke
(
Roberts
) ante 1792 - post 1826
d.
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847
6.
Mary 
Fowke
(
Watts
,
Williams
) 1792 - 1852
6a.
John 
Watts
(
Fowke
) ante 1765 - 1815
6.1.
Francis 
Watts
1813 - 1839
6.2.
Emily 
Watts
ante 1815 - ante 1836
6.3.
James Alexander 
Watts
c. 1815 - 1825
6b.
Rev. David Lewis 
Williams
(
Fowke
) c. 1806 - 1855
6.4.
Adelaide Mary 
Williams
1826 - post 1848
6.5.
David Arthur Fowke 
Williams
1829 - 1844
6.6.
William (Alfred) 
Williams
1830 - post 1850
6.7.
Henry Edward 
Williams
1833 - post 1841
6.8.
Frederick Augustus 
Williams
1834 - post 1841
7.
Capt. John 
Fowke
(
Ferguson
,
Heany
,
Borthwick
) 1794 - 1851
7a.
Jane 
Ferguson
(
Fowke
) 1794 - 1827
7.1.
Capt. Francis (Frank) 
Fowke
(
Rede
) 1823 - 1865 ...
7.2.
Maj. John (Jack) Stevenson Ferguson 
Fowke
(
Story
) 1825 - 1917 ...
7.3.
Richard 
Fowke
* c. 1826
7b.
Esther 
Heany
  (Heaney)
(
Fowke
) c. 1822 - 1844
7.4.
Henry Heany 
Fowke
(
Bruce
) 1838 - 1878 ...
7.5.
Jane 
Fowke
1840 - 1866
7.6.
Esther Julia Mary 
Fowke
1842 - 1866
7c.
Jane Holding 
Borthwick
(
Fowke
) 1823 - 1887
7.7.
William 
Fowke
(
?
) 1847 - 1890 ...
7.8.
John 
Fowke
(
Robson
) 1851 - 1939 ...
8.
Lt. Richard 
Fowke
(
Phillipps
) 1795 - c. 1855
9.
Henrietta 
Fowke
1796 - 1864
10.
Robert 
Fowke
* 1798
11.
Sunderland (Sun) Clay 
Fowke
(
Price
) 1798 - 1873
11a.
Ann Llewellin 
Price
(
Fowke
) + 1837
11.1.
Mary Frances (Fanny) Price 
Fowke
(
Holland
) 1836 - 1922 ...
11.2.
Ann(a) Jane Price 
Fowke
1837 - 1864
12.
Edward 
Fowke
(
Nott
,
Prosser
) 1800 - 1872
12a.
Mary 
Nott
(
Fowke
) ante 1803 - post 1827
12.1.
John 
Fowke
* 1818
12.2.
Elisabeth 
Fowke
1823 - post 1841
12.3.
Edward 
Fowke
1827 - ante 1851
12b.
Elisabeth 
Prosser
(
Forrester
,
Fowke
) 1801 - 1853
12.4.
Elisabeth 
Fowke
1832 - c. 1833
12.5.
Edward 
Fowke
1834 - 1854
12.6.
Sarah Amelia 
Fowke
(
Hosken
) 1836 - 1912
12.7.
Francis (Frank) 
Fowke
1838 - 1859
12.8.
Ada 
Fowke
(
Hosken
) 1840 - 1933
13.
Robert 
Fowke
(
Games
) 1801 - 1865
13a.
Isabella 
Games
(
Williams
,
Fowke
) c. 1800 - 1837
13.1.
Robert 
Fowke
  (Foulkes)
1837 - 1879
14.
Philip 
Fowke
(
Probert
,
Baker
) 1802 - 1852
14a.
Mary 
Probert
(
Fowke
) c. 1813 - post 1827
14.1.
Jane F. 
Fowke
14.2.
Philip Probert 
Fowke
1827 - 1849
14b.
Frances (Fanny) Ann(e) 
Baker
(
Fowke
) 1811 - 1889
14.3.
Mary Frances 
Fowke
(
Saulez
) 1843 - 1916
14.4.
Emily Elizabeth 
Fowke
(
Gray
) 1844 - 1907 ...
14.5.
Philip Francis 
Fowke
(
Gray
) 1846 - 1897 ...
14.6.
Richardson William 
Fowke
(
Bird
,
Stevenson
,
Dahl
) 1847 - 1899 ...
14.7.
Jane 
Fowke
* 1849
14.8.
Laura Mary 
Fowke
1849 - 1885
15.
Emmeline (Emily) 
Fowke
1804 - 1807
16.
Charles 
Fowke
(
Prosser
) 1805 - 1882
16a.
Anne 
Prosser
(
Fowke
) 1807 - 1853
16.1.
Charles Edward 
Fowke
(
Nicholls
) 1824 - 1904 ...
16.2.
Anne 
Fowke
(
Clutterbuck
) 1828 - post 1851
16.3.
Eliza Amelia (Mary) 
Fowke
(
Ryves
) 1830 - 1872 ...
16.4.
Mary Eliza 
Fowke
1832 - post 1841
16.5.
Emily 
Fowke
1835 - post 1851
16.6.
Edward 
Fowke
(
Ashfield
,
Saunders
) 1835 - 1909 ...
16.7.
Robert 
Fowke
1836 - post 1882
16.8.
Isabella Henrietta 
Fowke
(
Watson
) 1838 - 1871 ...
16.9.
Henry 
Fowke
* 1839
16.10.
Francis Arthur 
Fowke
1840 - 1841
16.11.
Matilda Frances 
Fowke
(
O'Brien
) 1840 - post 1912 ...
16.12.
Elisabeth Julia 
Fowke
(
Warrand
) 1844 - post 1863
16.13.
Blanche Laura 
Fowke
(
Galloway
,
[Mc]Gregor
) 1846 - post 1883
17.
Dr. Frederic 
Fowke
(
Gunter
) 1807 - 1863
17a.
Anne Wainwright 
Gunter
(
Fowke
) 1801 - 1863
17.1.
Frederic 
Fowke
1842 - 1869
17.2.
Anne (Annie) 
Fowke
(
Williams
) 1845 - post 1891 ...
18.
Eliza 
Fowke
(
Games
) 1809 - 1849
18a.
George 
Games
(
Fowke
) 1805 - 1849
18.1.
Georgiana Sarah 
Games
(
Games
) 1834 - 1880
18.2.
Elizabeth (Eliza) Isabella Hughes 
Games
(
Price
) 1837 - 1921
18.3.
Anna (Annie) Maria Hughes 
Games
1839 - 1921
19.
Elisabeth 
Fowke
(
Bell
) 1809 - 1882
19a.
Thomas 
Bell
(
Fowke
) c. 1797 - 1854
19.1.
Julia 
Bell
(
Wilson
) * 1831
19.2.
Frances Mary 
Bell
(
Crommelin
) c. 1832 - 1925 ...
19.3.
Alexander 
Bell
(
Draper
) c. 1833 - post 1861 ...
19.4.
George Nugent 
Bell
(
Burke
) c. 1835 - post 1850
19.5.
Frederick Nugent 
Bell
1836 - 1861
19.6.
Ellen 
Bell
* c. 1840
19.7.
Francis 
Bell
(
Crommelin
,
Burke
) c. 1849 - 1888 ...
19.8.
Edmund 
Bell
(
West
) + 1878 ...
Sources

Timeline


28th Oct 1755Born Fort St George, Madras, India
22nd Dec 1755Baptised England
7th Sep 1765Became an heir of
Jane 
Maskelyne
1693 - 1766 (will)
23rd Nov 1765Became an heir of
Sarah 
Maskelyne
1695 - ante 1766 (will)
11th Jul 1801Married
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847 Gretna Green, Scotland
7th Jul 1813Made a will (will)
19th Jul 1813Married
Mary 
Lowe
(
Fowke
,
Fowke
) 1769 - 1847 England
1819Buried Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales
20th Oct 1819Died Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales
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