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William Lewis Cowley A.K.C.Sc. D.I.O. Wh. Sch.  ( 1890 - 1966 )

parents James William & Elizabeth Eleanor LEWIS
born in Woolwich, London 1890
christened in
died in Folkestone District 1966
buried 05 October 1966 Elham Cemetery - New consecrated
grave 1/13
occupation Engineer & Farmer
   Lived at Wingate Farm
 1891 Living (9 months) in Woolwich with parents James (Engine Fitter) and Elizabeth and sister Grace 1891 census
 1901 Living (10) in Plumstead with parents James (Engine Fitter) and Elizabeth and sisters Grace & Nelly 1901 census
 1911 Engineer student (20) in Abbey Wood living with parents James (Engineer General Foreman) and Elizabeth and sisters Grace & Ellen and brother Robert. 1911 census
 1918 - 1936 Senior Assistant in the Aerodynamics Department of the National Physical Laboratory
 1918 Published "Aeronautics in Theory and Experiment"
 1936 - 1940 Building Research Station
 1937 Birth of daughter Rusette L by Ivy Newing Registered Births
 1940 - 1950 Principal Scientific Officer, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough
 1940 Birth of 2nd daughter by Ivy Newing Registered Births
 1944 Published "Aerodynamics of the aeroplane" The Ronald press company
 1950 Death of wife Gertrude J
 1990 Death of wife Ivy Grace
Marriages (Ages +/-1)
Year   Reg. DistrictChurch/TownNameAge SpouseAgeCurate
1915 Dartford  William Lewis Cowley24 married Gertrude J Hopkinson24 
1953 Folkestone  William Lewis Cowley62 married Ivy Grace Newing37