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Charles William Bovis

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Charles William Bovis (c1851-1913), founder of Bovis

c1851 Born in Islington, the son of Henry Bovis, Builder.

1899 March 30th. Married(2) to Elizabeth Agnes Phillips

1901 Living at Hearne House, Hayes, Mddx: Charles Wm Bovis (age 50 born Islington), Builder and Contractor - Employer. With his wife Elizabeth Agnes Bovis (age 28 born Freshwater, IOW) and their two children Louisa Eliz Bovis (age 26 born Fulham) and Wm Edric F. Bovis (age 1 born Hayes). One visitor. Two servants.[1]

1911 Living at Inverness, 38a Carlton Rd, Putney Hill: Charles William Bovis (age 60 born Islington), Private means. With his wife Agnes Bovis (age 37 born IOW) and their three children; William Edric Bovis (age 11 born Hayes); Doris Irene Bovis (age 8 born Harrow); and John Henry Bovis (age 7 born London). One servant.[2]

1913 March 25th. Died, of Inverness, 38a Carlton Road, Putney. Probate to his widow Elizabeth Agnes Bovis.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1911 Census