John Edmund Drower, CBE[1, 2]

Male 1853 - 1945  (91 years)


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  • Name John Edmund Drower 
    Suffix CBE 
    Born 27 Mar 1853  Axminster, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    _UID EDCDB21248C146C8A1E21011B346AF6E4F3D 
    Died 18 Jan 1945 
    Person ID I10409  Treefive
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father George Merwood Drower,   b. Abt 1824, Colyton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marianne Buckland,   d. 1864, Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1847  Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bessie Florence Chivers,   b. Abt 1857, Dawlish, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1878  Kingston, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Edmund Gilbert Drower,   b. 1879, Balham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edwin Mortimer Drower,   b. 1880, Balham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Florence Violet Drower,   b. 3 Jul 1884, Balham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1969, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Burke's Irish Family Records (1976) names him as Edward Drower. His correct name is John Edmund Drower:
      http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1946MNRAS.106S..29. accessed 18 Jan 2015 Ref OBT064:
      John Edmund Drower (27 Mar 1853-18 Jan 1945) was awarded the CBE in 1919.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2704] BOK The County Families of the United Kingdom (1919) by Edward Walford, page 622 (Hart-Synnot, Arthur Henry Seton).

    2. [S2713] BOK Burke - Burke's Irish Family Records (1976), pages 1089-1092 (Hart-Synnot).

    3. [S4048] CEN Census UK 1891 Familysearch John E Drower, Clapham.

    4. [S2452] Census England 1881 (ancestry.com), Torquay, Tormoham, Devon; Drower, George M., Elizabeth H., John E.

    5. [S2260] Census England 1911 (ancestry.com), Wandsworth, London: Drower, Edmund Gilbert (error - should be John E.) and Bessie Florence.

    6. [S4050] Census England 1901 (findmypast.ie), Wandsworth, Surrey; Drower - John Edmund, Bessie Florence, Edmund Gilbert, Edwin Mortimer, Maria Mortimer.

    7. [S2591] MAR Marriage FreeBMD England and Wales, John Edmund Drower and Bessie Florence Chivers; Kingston; 2a; 324; March 1878.