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Owen Colin Bodley

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Owen Colin Bodley (1884-1949) of Bodley Brothers and Co

1884 Born in Exeter the son of Owen Arthur Bodley and his wife Alice Margaret McFarland (1858-1927)

1891 Living at 1 Mount Vernon, St. Leonard, Exeter: Owen Arthur Bodley (age 54 born Exeter), Mechanical Engineer and Ironfounder - Employer. With his wife Alice Bodley (age 33 born Manchester) and their four children; Owen Colin Bodley (age 7 born Exeter); Alice Mary Bodley (age 5 born Exeter); Elsie Beatrice Bodley (age 4 born Exeter); and Rhoda M. Bodley (age 2 born Exeter). Also his niece Bertha S. Bodley (age 19 born Exeter). One servant.[1]

1911 Living at 4 Magdalen Road, Exeter: Margaret Alice Bodley (age 53 born North Tawton), Widow living on private means. With her children Owen Colin Bodley (age 27 born Exeter), Mechanical Engineer; Alice Mary Bodley (age 25 born Exeter); Elsie Beatrice Bodley (age 24 born Exeter), Sick Nurse. Also a visitor Frederick Henry Brock (age 84 born North Tawton), Mechanical Engineer and Employer. One servant.[2]

1949 May 25th. Died. Of Hopewell House, Bothenhampton, Bridport.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census