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Margaret (Mag/Peggy/Tippey) Elizabeth 
Fowke
1758 - 1836


Margaret (Mag/Peggy/Tippey) Elizabeth 
Fowke
, Placed by her maternal uncle John Walsh, under the care of two ladies, Mrs Kitchen and Mrs Ledieu who mistreated her. She later went and lived with her brother, Francis when he was resident of Benares. She went to India in 1776 on the Camden. She returned to Europe with her brother in March 1786 on the Dublin. Her father bade her only to visit specified families when she went to India. These excluded Warren Hastings and included the Stracheys and Thackerays. She was a keen horsewoman and a dedicated mathematician. She was also an accomplished keyboard player. In Calcutta (1783). Englishwomen's Dress in Eighteenth Century India: The Margaret Fowke Correspondence (1776-1786) by Dilys E. Blum She left a memoir, now held by the British Library. Mss Eur IOR Neg 11670 BENN-WALSH (John ), 1st Baron Ormathwaite Memoir of Margaret Elizabeth Benn-Walsh (nee Fowke) (1758-1836) wife of John Benn (later Sir John Benn-Walsh), 1st Bart (1759-1825), East India Company servant, Bengal 1777-87, by her son John Benn-Walsh, 1st Baron Ormathwaite. [See Photo Eur 032 for paper copy]. 1 reel 1758 - 1836 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] "Your sister [Margaret] goes out now, I suppose, to get her a husband, which she has not beauty or fortune enough to get here" wrote Francis Fowke to his nephew, Francis F. in Bengal. (22 Nov 1775).

Born: 13th Jul 1758Baptised: St george's, hanover sq, , , , England 16th Aug 1758
Died: Binfield Park, Berkshire, England 29th Sep 1836 Buried:
Family:
Fowke
  formerly of Brewood

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

1.
Margaret (Mag/Peggy/Tippey) Elizabeth 
Fowke
(
Walsh
) 1758 - 1836
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.
Francis 
Fowke
(
Lowe
,
Lowe
) 1755 - 1819
8.
Arthur 
Fowke
1756 - 1775
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. St. James, Westminster, London, England, 30th Jun 1787
Sir John 
Walsh
  formerly Benn
(
Fowke
) 1759 - 1825

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Sir John 
Walsh
  formerly Benn
(
Fowke
) 1759 - 1825
1.
U/? 
Walsh
1788 - 1788
2.
U/? 
Walsh
1791 - 1791
3.
U/? 
Walsh
1793 - 1793
4.
Elisabeth 
Walsh
  formerly Benn
(
Digby
) 1795 - 1855
4a.
Charles George 
Digby
(
Walsh
) 1779 - 1829
4.1.
Charlotte 
Digby
1822 - 1837
4.2.
George Walsh 
Digby
1824 - 1848
4.3.
John Almerus 
Digby
(
Scott
) 1826 - 1885
5.
Sir John 
Walsh
(
Grey
) 1798 - 1881
5a.
Jane 
Grey
(
Walsh
) c. 1804 - 1877
5.1.
Sir Arthur 
Walsh
(
Somerset
) 1827 - 1920 ...
5.2.
Rev. Digby 
Walsh
(
Stroud
) 1829 - 1869 ...
5.3.
Maria Katherine Bruce 
Walsh
(
Trelawny
) 1836 - 1910 ...
5.4.
Augusta Rosa 
Walsh
(
Barnett
) 1840 - 1923 ...
Sources

Timeline


13th Jul 1758Born
16th Aug 1758Baptised England
7th Sep 1765Became an heir of
Jane 
Maskelyne
1693 - 1766 (will)
23rd Nov 1765Became an heir of
Sarah 
Maskelyne
1695 - ante 1766 (will)
30th Jun 1787Married
Sir John 
Walsh
  formerly Benn
(
Fowke
) 1759 - 1825 London, England
1787MARS/ROLE FIANCEE
7th Jul 1813Became an heir of
Francis 
Fowke
(
Lowe
,
Lowe
) 1755 - 1819 (will)
29th Sep 1836Died Berkshire, England
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