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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bowler Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bowler Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Bowler family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bowler

Wikipedia Grant Bowler is an actor best known for his many television roles in Australia and New Zealand.
Wikipedia John Bowler (born in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English actor who is best known for playing P.
Wikipedia Peter "Pete" Bowler (October 19 1952 ? September 6 2005) was an English environmental campaigner, natural historian, wildlife photographer, journalist and politician.
Wikipedia Michael Bowler (born 8 September 1987 in Glossop, Derbyshire) is an English football player.
Wikipedia Tim Bowler is the author of several prize-winning books for children, teenagers and young adults.
Wikipedia Norman Clifford Bowler (born 1 August 1932) is a British actor.
Wikipedia Gerard Columba Bowler (or Gerry Bowler) (8 June 1919 ? 28 March 2006) was a former Northern Irish footballer.
Wikipedia Joseph Bowler (born 1928, Forest Hills, New York) is an artist and illustrator.
Wikipedia George Henry Bowler (born 23 January, 1890 in Newhall, Derbyshire?died 1948) was a professional footballer who played for Gresley Rovers, Derby County, Tottenham Hotspur and Luton Town.
Wikipedia Holden Bowler (September 23, 1912 - October 31, 2001) was an American athlete, singer and businessman who served as the namesake for Holden Caulfield in J.
Wikipedia Shirley Duvigneaud Bowler (born October 2, 1949) is a writer and editor who served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1992 until term-limited in 2008.