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Harold Thomas Sowden

Male 1924 - 2004  (80 years)



  • Name Harold Thomas Sowden  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Harry" 
    Birth 03 Jan 1924  Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    Marriage abt Jun 1949  Port Said Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Eiyredd Margaret M Meyrick,   b. 19 Sep 1912, Norwich Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1995, Sutton, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation abt 1963  Civil Servant  [4
    Death Dec 2004  Sutton, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Person ID I3073  Tatham | Richmond branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 09 Jan 2013 

    Father Frank Thomas Sowden,   b. 25 Feb 1894, Fulham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1982, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Gladys Panton Harrison,   b. 13 Nov 1894, Spalding Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1970, Exmoor district Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Marriage abt Nov 1922  Kingston-upon-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Family ID F0995  Family Group Sheet

    Family Eiyredd Margaret M Meyrick,   b. 19 Sep 1912, Norwich Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1995, Sutton, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Engagement 07 Apr 1949    [6
    • The marriage has been arranged, and will shortly take place in Port Said, between Harold Thomas, only son of Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Sowden, of Wimbledon, and Eyiredd Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Canon and Mrs. Meyrick, of Hove. [The Times]
    Marriage abt Jun 1949  Port Said Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • Margaret married Harold Thomas Sowden, a Civil Servant, whose father was a banker. These Sowdens were originally farmers in the Devon - Cornwall border country and there is a small village called Sowden Bridge between Plymouth and Looe. [Vernon Clarke, Some Notes about the Meyricks and the Richmonds]
    • no known children
    Last Modified 01 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F0831  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 03 Jan 1924 - Croydon Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Croydon, 1Q1924.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Port Said, 1946-1950.
      Harold T Sowden = Eyiredd M Meyrick

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Sutton, Dec 2004.
      Harold Thomas (Harry) Sowden b 03 Jan 1924

    4. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Clarkes of Graiguenoe Park.
      born 1923
      Booklet by Ralph L Clarke and Vernon Clarke, privately published 1976; website accessed 01 Jul 2009

    5. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kingston/T, 4Q1922.

    6. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 07 Apr 1949.