Thomas Edward Bowdich
Thomas Edward Bowdich

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Thomas Edward Bowdich 
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20 June 1791 Born (Bristol).
1813 Married Sarah, daughter of Mr John Eglington Wallis, of Colchester.
1813 Partner in the firm of Bowdich, Son, & Luce, hatters.
1814 Writer for the African Company at Cape Coast Castle.
1815 Joined African Company mission to Ashantee.
18181821Studied, with his wife, in Paris.
1822 Undertook, with his wife, second African expedition.
10 January 1824 Died of fever at Bathurst, Gambia.
His wife afterwards married Mr R. Lee, and under the name of 'Mrs. R. Lee' became a popular writer and illustrator of scientific works for the young. She died in 1865.
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