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Henry COWLING - Devon

I am trying to trace the death of Henry Cowling who seems to disappear from official records after 1881.

Henry was baptised at Brentor, Devon, on 9 Jan 1851. In 1872 he married Mary Ann Doidge and in 1881 he is shown as a railway packer living with her and 5 children in West Blackdown, Mary Tavy. In 1891 Mary Ann is shown as a widow, with an additional child born Mar Quarter 1884. I can find no record of Henry in 1891 or 1901, nor find any entry of his death on BMD. I have looked at variations of his surname and for him as Harry, but without success.

I realise it is possible that he might have gone overseas and expired there, but I know of nothing to support this theory. Can anyone suggest where I might now look?

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