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Re: 1898 Letter from Rev Thomas Norman Rowsell to his cousin Norman in India
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 21 July 21 22:34 BST (UK) »
A reference to the high treason:

London Daily News 14 November 1903

Someone has written a letter to the editor stating that the new Education Acts put the clock back more than 200 years, and in his letter mentions this:

The extracts that I supply are from the charge to the jury given
by Lord Chief Justice Jeffreys at the Court
of King's Bench, Westminster, in 1684m upon
the trial of Rev. Thomas Rosewell for high
treason, the said charge arising from a mis-
representation of certain utterances of his at
conventicles held at Rotherhithe and other
parts of London.

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Re: 1898 Letter from Rev Thomas Norman Rowsell to his cousin Norman in India
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 22 July 21 09:04 BST (UK) »
From the York Herald 24 February 1894 I am going to guess the "Herbert" is a brother to the author of the letter:

From an article on recent wills:

The will (dated June 25, 1886), with two codicils
(dated December 12, 1889, and July 10, 1891), of
the Rev. Thomas James Rowsell, of Dean's-yard,
westminster, Canon of Westminster, who died on
January 23, at Newlands House, Tooting Bec--road,
was proved on february 8, by the Rev. Thomas
Norman Rowsell and the Rev. Herbert Rowsell,
the sons, the executors, the value of the personal
estate amounting to over 27,000.


I believe you are right. Herbert Rowsell 1843-1915 was Thomas Norman Rowsell's brother

A reference to the high treason:

London Daily News 14 November 1903

Someone has written a letter to the editor stating that the new Education Acts put the clock back more than 200 years, and in his letter mentions this:

The extracts that I supply are from the charge to the jury given
by Lord Chief Justice Jeffreys at the Court
of King's Bench, Westminster, in 1684m upon
the trial of Rev. Thomas Rosewell for high
treason, the said charge arising from a mis-
representation of certain utterances of his at
conventicles held at Rotherhithe and other
parts of London.

FYI I am confident that the man in question Rev Thomas Rosewell B:3 May 1630 Dunkerton (near Bath), Somersetshire, England, D:14 February 1692, whose grave near ciity road in London I visited by accident when I sat next to it to eat my lunch, by pure chance, was NOT ancestral to the Herbert, Thomas and Norman despite their claims.

They all descend from Thomas Rowsell Thomas Rowsell of Wimbledon B:1702, D:1773 who is not linked to the above as far as I can tell although the former did have a grandson Thomas Rosewell
B:Abt 1719 London. D:1726 Hackney.
Pugh, Norman, Hall, Congreve, Rowsell, Montgomery,