Bowen, John (1755/6–1832), painter and genealogist, was born in Shrewsbury, the eldest son of James Bowen (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, of that town. He studied the local antiquities under his father, who had compiled notes and sketches towards a history of ...
revised by A. P. Woolrich
French, George Russell (1803–1881), genealogist and architect, was born in London. After being educated privately, he became an architect. Between 1821 and 1832 he exhibited at the Royal Academy from Wanstead, Essex, but by 1836 he was living in Leytonstone. In the 1840s he practised from ...
C. E. A. Cheesman
Longmate, Barak (1737/8–1793), genealogical editor and heraldic engraver, was the only son of Barak Longmate (d. 1763/4), of the parish of St James's, Piccadilly, who was descended from a Lincolnshire family, and his first wife, Elizabeth Weston. His mother seems to have died soon after his birth, and certainly before 29 October 1741, when his father married ...
See Longmate, Barak