William Cowley was born in 1836 at Jurby, Isle of Man.
He was the son of John Cowley and Catherine Cowley.
William Cowley was baptised on 7 Aug 1836 in Jurby, Isle of Man.1
William appeared on the 1851 Isle of Man Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Mary Cowley at Cronk Breck, Jurby, Isle of Man;
COWLEY Mary, Head, Widow, 74, Farmer, farming 113 acres, Jurby
COWLEY John, Son, Mar, 49, Farmers son, Jurby
COWLEY Judy, Daur in law, Mar, 60, Lezayre
COWLEY Catherine, Daur, Widow, 46, Jurby
CORLETT Eleanor, Grand dau, Mar, 20, Jurby
COWLEY William, Grand son, U, 15, Jurby
COWLEY John, Grand son, U, 14, Jurby
COWLEY Catherine, Grand dau, U, 12, Scholar, Jurby
COWLEY Thos, Grand son, 9, Scholar, Jurby
COWLEY Dan, Grand son, 5, Jurby.2
|Father*||John Cowley (c 1804 - 1 Oct 1847)|
|Mother*||Catherine Cowley (1805 - Dec 1877)|
- [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), Batch No C038061-1 Source film number 106725.
- [S170] 1851 Isle of Man Census (www.ancestry.co.uk: PRO England, 30 March 1851), 1851 Isle of Man, Jurby , HO107/ 2524 pg 29. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Isle of Man Census.