William BOWDEN
Roger VIVIAN of Copperhouse
Thomas BOWDEN of Bodriggy
(Abt 1776-1857)


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  • Christened: 19 Feb 1806, Phillack, Cornwall 2
  • Married: 3 Jun 1828, Phillack, Cornwall 1
  • Died: 4 Oct 1884, Madron, Cornwall
  • Buried: 8 Oct 1884, Sancreed, Cornwall

   Research Notes:

1851 England Census:

Age given: 45 years
Birthplace given: Phillack, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Newbridge, Sancreed, Cornwall
Occupation: Grocer's Wife

Present were husband John Leggo (56) of Paul, grocer, children (all born in Sancreed) Emily (21), grocer's daughter, Mary J. (19), grocer's daughter, Ellen S. (8), grocer's daughter, mother-in-law Mary Leggo (88) of Sancreed, annuitant


1861 England Census:

Age given: 55 years
Birthplace given: Phillack, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: 10 Fore St., Redruth, Cornwall

Jane and her husband John Leggo (67) of Paul, retired grocer, were staying with their son William.


1871 England Census:

Age given: 65 years
Birthplace given: Phillack, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Doppa? Row, Redruth, Cornwall
Occupation: Annuitant

Staying with her son William Thomas Leggo and his family.


The Will of Jane Leggo, formerly of the Parish of Sancreed but late of Madron both in the County of Cornwall, widow, who died 4 October 1884 at Madron, was proved on 3 December 1884 at Bodmin by James James Hichens* of Sancreed, farmer, the sole executor.
Personal Estate: £386 17s. 10d.

* son-in-law

Died aged 78 years.

   Marriage Information:

Jane married John LEGGO, son of John LEGGO and Mary BOSENCE, on 3 Jun 1828 in Phillack, Cornwall 1. (John LEGGO was born in 1794 in Paul, Cornwall, christened on 12 Oct 1794 in Paul, Cornwall, died on 11 Oct 1869 in Sancreed, Cornwall and was buried on 14 Oct 1869 in Sancreed, Cornwall.)

   Marriage Notes:

John Leggo of the Parish of Sancreed and Jane Bowden of this Parish

Married by Licence

Witnesses: William Leggo, Thomas Bowden, Jnr. [brother of the bride]


1 Phillack Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 107, no. 321.

2 Phillack Parish Register Transcripts.

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