Author Topic: Looking for Arthur Samuel Rowles  (Read 104 times)


  • RootsChat Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 121
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from
    • View Profile
Looking for Arthur Samuel Rowles
« on: Sunday 17 May 20 10:46 BST (UK) »
Arthur Samuel was born on Wednesday, 4th November 1896 at No. 8, Rosemount Terrace, Clifton, Bristol, the youngest son of Edwin and Elizabeth Rowles (née Holloway), a ‘Seaman’ of Bristol.
In the 1911 census he is age 14 and living with his parents at 18 Oldfield Place, Hotwells, Bristol.

He enlisted in the Tank Corps on 29th August 1916.
He was discharged on 10th October 1919 at Canterbury.

He married Annie Florence Dowdeswell in 1924 at Bristol. Annie died in 1926 at Bristol, age 28.
They had 1 son, Arthur Stanley Edwin Rowles born 3rd December 1925 at Bristol.
Arthur Samuel remarried on 22nd June 1935 at Ebenezer Medthodist Church, Bedminster to Annie Florence Budd.
Annie Florence died 25th December 1988 at King’s Barton House, 24 North Devon Road, Fishponds, Bristol, age 88.

In the ‘1939 Register’ he is living at 52 Elmdale Road, Bedminster.
His occupation is given as ‘Tobacco Labourer’.

Arthur Samuel died on Tuesday, 10th May 1966, age 69.
His death certificate gives his last address as 52 Elmdale Road, Bedminster.


Offline CaroleW

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 62,866
  • Barney 1993-2004
    • View Profile
Re: Looking for Arthur Samuel Rowles
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 17 May 20 13:13 BST (UK) »
There is no death listed for the son born 1936.   A Google search suggests he is still alive so his name should be removed from your post.

Perhaps contacting him will give you the answer to your query

Census Information is Crown Copyright, from