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date: 14 October 2019

Bowen, Jameslocked

(bap. 1718, d. 1774)
  • Jennett Humphreys
  • , revised by Asia Haut

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Bowen, James (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, was baptized on 29 January 1718 at St Chad's, Shrewsbury, the son of John Bowen and his wife, Anne, née Wilding. He collected substantial materials for a history of Shropshire, having taken notes on churches, sketches of monuments, and transcripts of records when he was accompanying ...

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