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Charles Cholmeley Dowling (1835 - 1894)

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Charles Cholmeley Dowling
Born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 21 Feb 1861 in Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, Hobart, Colony of Tasmaniamap
Husband of — married 8 Jan 1885 in Hobart, Colony of Tasmaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Saint George Hanover Square, London, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 13 Sep 2019 | Created 16 Feb 2017
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Charles was born in 1835, the son of Joseph Dowling and Harriet unknown. He was baptised on the 14 April 1835 at St. Michael, Coventry, Warwick, England.[1]

On the 21 February 1861, Charles Cholmeley Dowling married Christina Walker Robertson at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.[2] Wedding article: On the 20th inst., at St Andrew's Church, Hobarton, Tasmania, by the Rev. John Stone, Charles Cholmeley Dowling, Esq., Police Magistrate, Creswick, Victoria, youngest son of the late Captain Dowling, Barrack Master of St James', London, England, to Christina, eldest daughter of William Robertson, Esq., of Melrose, Hobarton.[3]

On 8 January 1885 he married Lavinia Wilson in Tasmania.[4]

1891 census: Eaton Square, London, England, age 56, living on own means, born Warwickshire. Wife Lavinia, 32, born Tasmania. Children, all born in London: Ada L, 4; Irene, 2; Lilian H, 1; unnamed son, 0. 8 servants.[5]

He passed away in 1894, aged 59. [6] OBITUARY. The death is announced of Mr. Chas. Cholmeley Dowling, an old Australian colonist, a member of the Royal Colonial Institute, and of the Conservative Club.[7]

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  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Charles Cholmeley Dowling, 14 Apr 1835; citing Coventry, Warwick, England, reference yr 1835 p 217; FHL microfilm 502,204.
  2. "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Charles Chomley Dowling and Christina Walker Robertson, 21 Feb 1861; citing Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church,Hobart,Tasmania,Australia, reference ; FHL microfilm 918,016
  3. "Family Notices" The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864) 27 February 1861: 2. Web. 16 Feb 2017
  4. Australia Marriages, 1810-1980,
  5. 1891 England and Wales census,
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 31 December 2014), Charles Cholmeley Dowling, 1894; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, St. George Hanover Square, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  7. "OBITUARY." The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) 30 June 1894: 3. Web. 16 Feb 2017

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