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THE BOWN PAGES

 

The Family History of Bown families from Middlezoy, nr Bridgwater, Somerset, UK , Old Postcards of the area, The  Bridgwater Astronomical Society, and Somerset Photos: Main content of the family history pages relate to some Bown families descended from William Bown (1751-1829) and Hannah Perratt (1749/50-1822),who married in 1773 . There is also info on other Bown families in Somerset, and Bown Internet contacts and web pages from across the world. There are links to Bown message boards, Bown researchers worldwide, family history links, search aids, local history, and lots more.

Bown history, Bown family history, Bown Genealogy.  

         

  CONTACT  me by going to the following web page for my email address:  http://dbown100.tripod.com/db.jpg

 

NAVIGATE THESE WEB PAGES USING THE LINKS BELOW:      Last updated : 1st Jan 2014 

 

  FAMILY HISTORY   Bown: Family History, Middlezoy, Somerset, UK, Contacts, Message Boards, Links

    Middlezoy: Pictures, names, parish records, Temperance society, Kelly's directories, Other names: Cox, Callow, Hurd, Lockyer, Keirle, Kick, Perratt, Bartlett, Butler:  Bown's & Lockyer's emigrated to Illinois, USA during 1870/80's: William Field Lockyer (b1849), Richard Field Lockyer (b1860), Albert Bown (b1872). Othery, Burrowbridge, High Ham, Greinton.

 

  OLD POSTCARDS & PICTURES  Documented pictures mainly of Bridgwater and surrounding area, such as  Bawdrip, Knowle, Burrowbridge, Burnham on Sea, Cannington, Cheddar, Chedzoy, Chilton Polden, Cossington, Curry Rivel, Edington, Greinton, Highbridge, High Ham, Huntspill, Langport, Loxley, Martock, Middlezoy, Moorlinch, Othery, Pawlett, Pedwell, Pitney, Westonzoyland. Also Weston Super Mare, Minehead and others. Postcards, photos and prints dating back to 1880.

 

  BRIDGWATER ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY  Web page of the local astronomy club that meets at Bridgwater college on the second Wednesday of the month from September to May. It also holds an out of town Observation evening on the Friday following each monthly meeting. Meetings are informal and low key, ideal for the newcomer to this fascinating hobby. The Society has a 6” reflecting telescope that can be loaned to new members who wish to ‘try before they buy’. If you are looking to learn or need advice then this is the place to start from. 

 

  DISCOVERING SOMERSET  Documented Digital Photo’s of  Somerset towns and villages, showing many of the churches, chapels, rivers, mills, manor houses, castles, post offices, schools, shops, pubs, gardens, canals, etc, the West Somerset Railway (WSR) & the Mineral Line (WSMR). Over 340 places have been recorded so it is a major resource for anyone doing Somerset research and includes many buildings demolished since the pics were taken.

 

 DISCOVERING DEVON        A small Devon Photo page.

 

  DISCOVERING DORSET     A small Dorset Photo page.

 

  BOOKS         Pictorial History Books:   Bridgwater & Around Through Time.  Burnham on Sea & Highbridge Through Time. By David C Bown.

 

 

This Web page originally created on Compuserve in August 1997.

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