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Malcolm Colquhoun Cowan (1833-1891) of Brigham and Cowan
1860 Married at Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Margaret Brigham the daughter of Robert Brigham
ca.1867 Birth of son Robert Cowan
1881 Living at 22 Clarendon Terrace, Westoe, Durham: Malcolm C. Cowan (age 48 born Scotland), Engineer and Ship Repairer employing 50 mechanics and labourers. With his wife Mary, four daughters and two sons; Robert Cowan (age 17 born Tynemouth), Apprentice to consulting engineer, and David Cowan (age 6 born Howden).