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Bowen, Baron (UK, 1893 - 1894)

 

Creation: let.pat. 23 Sep 1893

 

Extinct: 10 Apr 1894

 

Family name: Bowen

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Arms:

 Argent on a Mount Vert a Stag lodged Gules attired and unguled Or in the mouth a Trefoil slipped Vert

Crest:

 On a Mount Vert in front of an Oak Tree proper acorned Or a Stag as in the Arms

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Charles Synge Christopher [Bowen], Baron Bowen, PC

1st son of Rev Christopher Bowen, of Hollymount, co. Mayo, Rector of St Thomas, Winchester, by his wife Catherine Emily Steele, dau. of Sir Richard Steele, 3rd Bt.

born

29 Aug 1831

mar.

7 Jan 1862 Emily Frances Rendel (d. 24 Mar 1897), sister of Stuart [Rendel], 1st Baron Rendel, and 1st dau. of James Meadows Rendel, of Plymouth, co. Devon, by his wife Catherine Jane Harris, dau. of W James Harris, of Plymouth, co. Devon

died

s.p. 10 Apr 1894

created

23 Sep 1893 for life Baron Bowen, of Colwood in the County of Sussex

note

Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple 1861, Junior Standing Counsel to the Treasury and Recorder of Penzance 1872-79, knighted on appointment as a Judge of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court 1879-82, Privy Councillor on appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal 1882-93, and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1893-94

 

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