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The DOWLEN Family of Sussex


My Dowlen Ancestors

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Dowlen Wills

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My Dowlen Ancestors

My Great Grandmother Lily Dowlen (1869-1949) was born in Henfield, Sussex.  She married William Stillaway (1866-1939) in 1892 in Chailey, Sussex.

Lily's father Charles Dowlen (1827-1896) was born in Slaugham, Sussex.  He married and settled in Henfield where he was an agricultural labourer.  His wife was Susan Hoadley (1834-1901).

Charles was the son of another agricultural labourer, John Dowlen (1802-1875).  He married Elizabeth Mansbridge (1808-1879) in 1826 Bolney, Sussex.  She left John and all their children in about 1850 and went to live with another man.

John's father was Charles Dowlen (1754-1822) who married Ann West (1760-1825).

Charles was the son of Edward Dowlen (1700-1787) and Jane Grant (1709-1783).  Then there were another 3 generations of Edward Dowlen.


Family Group Pages

Charles Dowlen (1754-1822) and Ann West (1760-1825)

Charles Dowlen (1786-1868) and Mary Renvill (1784-1857)

Charles Dowlen (1827-1896) and Susan Hoadley (1834-1901)

David Dowlen (1848-1927) and Matilda Woolgar (1859-1916)

Edward Dowlen (c1600-?) and Jane Avery (c1605-1678)

Edward Dowlen (1631-1706) and Mary Channell (1634-1659) and Ann (?-1688)

Edward Dowlen (1669-1760) and Mary (?-1758)

Edward Dowlen (1700-1787) and Jane Grant (1709-1783)

John Dowlen (1732-1810) and Jane Turner (1744-1805)

John Dowlen (1802-1875) and Elizabeth Mansbridge (1808-1879)

Mark Dowlen (1829-1904) and Ann May (1834-1901)

Richard Moore (c1660-1740) and Ann Dowling (1664-1712)

Joseph Heasman (1791-?) and Ann Dowlen (1784-1851)

Frederick Coles (1827-1895) and Philadelphia Eliza Wood (1833-1862) and Ann West Dowlen (1836-1915)

George Buckwell (1737-?) and Elizabeth Dowlen (1741-1816)

Henry Stringer (1851-1923) and Esther Dowlen (1845-1918)

William Stillaway (1866-1939) and Lily Dowlen (1869-1949)

Peter Peacock (1789-1883) and Sarah Dowlen (1789-1863)



My line of descent


Edward Dowlen



Edward Dowlen



Edward Dowling



Edward Dowlen



Charles Dowlen



John Dowlen



Charles Dowlen



Lily Dowlen



Annie Elsie Stillaway



Eileen Isabel Tullett


Mandy Willard


(click on a name to go to their family group page)





Dowlen Wills


Charles Dowlen (1754-1822)


Elizabeth Dowlan (?-1712) of Wisborough Green


Samuel Dowling (?-1662) of West Grinstead


Thomas Dowling (?-1671) of Harting


William Dowling (?-1707) of Wisborough Green


Other Web Sites



DOWLING Family Genealogy


DOWLING Family History



This page was updated on 26 November 2012