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George Louis Clowser

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George Louis Clowser (1820-1874) of Adamson and Clowser

1820 November 14th. Born at Hampstead the son of George Henry Clowser (1859–1862), Builder, and his wife Catherine Lorant

1856 July 7th. Married at St. Pancras to Sophia Lorant (1833–1900). 'On the 7th inst., at St. Pancras Church, George L. Clowser, Esq., C.E., of Bombay, to Sophia, only daughter of the late Lewis Lorant, Esq., of Euston-place.'[1]

Contractor on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway

1870 formerly of Sydenham, in the County of Kent, and now of Sylvan Lodge, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton

1871 Living at 1 Upper Lewes Road, Brighton: George L. Clowser (age 50 born Mddx), Annuitant. With his wife Sophia Clowser (age 36 born London) and their five children; Helena Clowser (age 12 born Bombay); Ada Clowser (age 9 born Bombay); Francis Clowser (age 8 born Bombay); Edith Clowser (age 5 born Sydenham); and George Clowser (age 2 born Brighton). One servant [2]

1874 April 29th. Died at Brighton. 'On the 29th ult, at his residence. Sylvan Lodge, Upper Lewes-road, Brighton, in the 54th year of his age, George Louis Clowser, Esq., late of Bombay.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Chronicle - Saturday 12 July 1856
  2. 1871 Census
  3. Chichester Express and West Sussex Journal - Tuesday 05 May 1874