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Lavinia (Wilson) Dowling (1858 - abt. 1948)

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Lavinia Dowling formerly Wilson
Born in Hobart, Colony of Tasmaniamap
Wife of — married 8 Jan 1885 in Hobart, Colony of Tasmaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Fleet, Hampshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 25 May 2019 | Created 20 Aug 2017
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Lavinia was born in 1858.[1]

On 8 January 1885 she married Charles Cholmeley Dowling in Tasmania.[2]

1891 census: London, age 32, born Australia. Husband Charles C, 56, born Warwickshire. Children, all born in London: Ada L, 4; Irene, 2; Lilian H, 1; unnamed son, age 0. 8 servants.[3]

1901 census: Littlehampton, Sussex, age 42, widow, born Australia. Children, all born in London: Ada, 14; Irene, 12; Lilian, 11. 1 servant.[4]

1911 census: London, England, age 52, widow, born Hobart, Tasmania. Children, both born Belgravia, London: Irene, 22; Lilian H, 21. 6 servants.[5]

1939 UK Register: Woking, Surrey, widowed, born 16 July 1858, in same household as her sister Ada Wilson. Other relatives, 4 servants and 1 nurse in the household.[6]

Her death, age 87, was registered in the Aldershot district of Hampshire in the 1st quarter of 1946.[7]


  1. Birth record in Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933,
  2. Australia Marriages, 1810-1980,
  3. 1891 census, FindMyPast
  4. 1901 census, FindMyPast
  5. 1911 census, FindMyPast
  6. 1939 UK Register, FindMyPast
  7. England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007, FindMyPast
  • Information received from Cholmeley Messer by Michael Cayley

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