The forests of Peak and Duffield had their separate courts and officers, the justice seat of the former being in an extra-parochial part at equal distances from Castleton, Tideswell and Bowden, while the pleas of Duffield Forest were held at Tutbury.
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(From Photos by Bowden Bros.) Typical Sporting Dogs.
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Photo, Bowden Bros.
See James Bowden, History of the Society of Friends in America (1850-1854); Allan C. and Richard H.
Bowden, to the south of the hills, was the birthplace of the poets Thomas Aird (1802-1876) and James Thomson, and its parish church contains the burial-place of the dukes of Roxburghe.
Bowden (London, 1869), and A Brief Sketch of the Early Life of the late F.
In 1865 he married again, his second wife being Miss Marianne Byles, second daughter of James Byles of Bowden Hall, Gloucester; and a year later purchased an estate in East Grinstead, the history of which may be read in How I managed my Estate, published in 1886.
Its ancient name was Bowden Middle Cale.