Chirbury line

This line of Bowdlers comes directly from the Ridge of Ridge pedigree recorded in the Heralds Visitation of Shropshire 1623, linking to George Ridge.

There are descendants from this line in France, USA and Canada.

Several of the founder members of the Bowdler Family History Society are from this line:

  • John C A Bowdler
  • Hugh Bowdler
  • Paul Bowdler Keene

Notable people from this line include: