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I'm looking for information on Cowpe's of Burnley, England

Query by sallykydd

my grandmother, Mary Alice Cowpe, married my grandfather, Charles Boon, My grandmother was Mary Alice Cowpe, and her father was Thomas Cowpe, who owned a cotton mill in Burnley. I am searching for information BEFORE Thomas Cowpe who was born in the 1850's.

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on 2011-09-11 22:38:50

sallykydd has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2011. is researching the following names: COWPE.

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by HumphreyBoon on 2012-03-09 09:25:40

I know this is a litle late, but are you still on the search? Charles Boon was my grandfather and my brothr Nick is doing our family tree. Would you like his email address? Best wishes,

Humphrey Boon.

by sallykydd on 2012-03-09 09:47:37

Hi Humphrey,

It's your cousin, Sally, here. I'd be very grateful for Nick's email address. I understood that he, and your mother, my aunt Felicity, had looked up the Boon family tree, but I didn't realize Nick had also done the Cowpe side. Wendy, Joan and Pep Norman's daughter, my distant cousin, and Gillian are all interested in this and are thinking sometime of going up to Burnley to see where the graves etc. are located.

What's your email address, Humphrey? I feel very out of touch, being over here in the US, but have stayed in touch with Chris and met him when he came over a while ago.

by Nickboon on 2012-03-10 18:16:20

Hi Sally
Sorry to hear you feel isolated in the USA. Imagine how I feel in Australia with one daughter in the UK, one in Perth WA, and a son in Denmark. What a bad father I must have been!!!However, the internet does help.
Now down to more interesting things. I have been looking into the Boon side of the family and a little into the Cowpe side. The Boon,s were into beer and the Cowpe's into
cotton and weaving. I have found that the census is very useful tracking down the family trees and now that I have made contact with you should be able to give you more Cowpe information. I should have this in the next day or so.
My email address is nicksboon@hotmail.com.au
Best Wishes and looking forward to hearing from you

Nick Boon

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