Photograph of Sir George Dowty and family at the main entrance to Arle Court House, Cheltenham
Born at Pershore, 27th April 1901, Worcestershire, the son of William Dowty, a chemist in Pershore, and his wife, Laura Masters.
He was the elder of twin boys by half an hour and the seventh son in the family, he was ten years old his father died.
His first wife was Edith Dowty.
He purchased Arle Court and estate in 1935 and in 1949 he married Marguerite Anne Gowans