Lavinia Lower

F, b. 28 May 1820
  • Lavinia Lower was baptized on 28 May 1820 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Lower and Mary Tiller.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Lavinia Lower was living in the household of Richard Lower and Mary Tiller in Portscatha, Gerrans, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 55 year old shipwright living with his wife Mary, 50, and daughters Lavina, 20, Elizabeth, 15, Ann 15 and Eden 13. All of the family were born in Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Lavinia Lower was living in the household of Richard Lower in Portscatho, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 66 year old shipwright, married, living with his daughter Lavinia, unmarried, aged 30, and grandson Charles F Lower, aged 7 a scholar. All were born in St Just.
  • Lavinia Lower appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in St Mawes. Lavinia is shown as a widow aged 41, born in St Just. She is living with her children: Charles T,17 born Gerrans; Eliza 6, born Gerrans; Joseph 5 born Gerrans; Lavinia (Louisa) 2 born Gerrans; Richard 2 months born Gerrans. John Hill aged 43, a retired master mariner, born Gerrans is living with the family.
  • At the age of 44 years, 10 months and 1 day, Lavinia Lower married John Hill on 29 March 1865 in Gerrans, Cornwall. . The marriage record shows that Lavinia was 44 years old, a spinster of Gerrans whose father Richard was a shipwright. John was a 46 year old bachelor, a yeoman of Gerrans whose father George Hill was a gentleman. They were married by licence and the groom signed his name. Lavinia made her mark. The witnesses were Thomas and Mark Blewett.
  • Lavinia Lower was widowed in March 1867 when died John died.
  • She appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Tregassick Cottege, Gerrans, Cornwall. Lavinia is shown as a 57 year old widow annuitant, living with her children Eliza 16 a dressmakers apprentice; Joseph 14 a scholar; Louisa 12 a scholar and Richard 10. Living with them is Lavinia's 19 year old nephew James Truan, a carpenters apprentice. All were born in Gerrans.

Children of Lavinia Lower

Lavinia Lower

F, b. March 1859
  • Lavinia Lower's birth was registered in the Truro, Cornwall Registration District in the March 1859 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Lavinia Lower.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Lavinia Lower was living in the household of Lavinia Lower in St Mawes. Lavinia is shown as a widow aged 41, born in St Just. She is living with her children: Charles T,17 born Gerrans; Eliza 6, born Gerrans; Joseph 5 born Gerrans; Lavinia (Louisa) 2 born Gerrans; Richard 2 months born Gerrans. John Hill aged 43, a retired master mariner, born Gerrans is living with the family.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Lavinia Lower was living in the household of Lavinia Lower in Tregassick Cottege, Gerrans, Cornwall. Lavinia is shown as a 57 year old widow annuitant, living with her children Eliza 16 a dressmakers apprentice; Joseph 14 a scholar; Louisa 12 a scholar and Richard 10. Living with them is Lavinia's 19 year old nephew James Truan, a carpenters apprentice. All were born in Gerrans.

Lilla Lower

F, b. September 1869
  • Lilla Lower's birth was registered in the Falmouth, Cornwall Registration District in the September 1869 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of William Lower and Elizabeth Peters.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Lilla Lower was living in the household of William Lower and Elizabeth Peters in New Street, Falmouth. William is shown as a 36 year old pilot born St Mawes, living with his wife Elizabeth 34, born St Mawes and children William J 10 scholar, born St Mawes; Edward X 8 born St Mawes, a scholar; Edith 4 born St Mawes and Lilla 1 born Falmouth.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Lilla Lower was living in the household of William Lower in St Mawes. William is show as a 47 year old mariner, head of the house, living with is children William J Lower, 19, an apprentice pilot born St Mawes; Edith, 13 a scholar born St Mawes and Lilla, 11 a scholar born Falmouth. His wife Elizabeth was living with her sister Margaret and brother in law William Jenkins.

Lois Lower

F, b. 21 October 1827
  • Lois Lower was baptized on 21 October 1827 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of James Lower and Mary Tidd.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Lois Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Tidd in St Mawes, Cornwall. James as a 45 year old fisherman, living with Mary also 45 years, Joseph 20 a sailor, Mary 15, John 15, Lois 13,Charles 9, Sarah 6, and Kitty 5. All were born in Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Lois Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Tidd in St Maws, Cornwall. James as a 57 year old fisherman living with his wife Mary 56 and children Mary J aged 27, a grocer, Lois 22, Charles H 19, a sailor, Sarah 17 and Kitty 15, a scholar. The household had all been born in St Mawes.

Margaret Lower

F, b. 27 September 1778
  • Margaret Lower was baptized on 27 September 1778 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was born on 27 September 1778.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Lower and Catherine Roberts.

Maria Lower1

F, b. circa 1846
  • Maria Lower was born circa 1846 in St Mawes, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Isaac Lower and Sophia Warren.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Maria Lower was living in the household of Isaac Lower and Mary Ann Devonshire in St Mawes, Cornwall. Isaac as a 27 year old pilot born St Mawes living with his wife Mary A aged 23 and Isaac and his previous wife Sophia's children Elizabeth R aged 7 born St Mawes, Maria aged 5, and Isaac Joseph 2 all born St Mawes.

Citations

  1. Name uncertain on 1851 census.

Mary Lower

F, b. 25 December 1730
  • Mary Lower was baptized on 25 December 1730 in St Just in Roselands.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Lower and Mary Morton.

Mary Lower

F, b. 12 April 1818
  • Mary Lower was baptized on 12 April 1818 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Lower and Mary Tiller.

Mary Ann Lower

F, b. June 1861
  • Mary Ann Lower's birth was registered in the Williton, Somerset Registration District in the June 1861 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Lower and Catherine Lower.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Ann Lower was living in the household of Stephen Lower and Catherine Lower in Castle Street, Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Stephen is shown as a 62 seaman MS, born St Just, living with his wife Catherine aged 60 born St Just, Cornwall and their children:- Thomas a 22 year old seaman born Porlock, Somerset, and Mary A, a 19 year old dressmaker also born Porlock, Somerset.
  • In 1881 he was a dressmaker.
  • Her marriage, at 21 years and 6 months, to Thomas Charles Clapp was registered in the December 1882 Quarter in Axbridge, Somerset Registration District.

Mary Anna Lower

F, b. 3 June 1832
  • Mary Anna Lower was baptized on 3 June 1832 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Lower and Elizabeth Dash.

Mary Dowrick Lower

F, b. 25 December 1788

Mary E Lower

F, b. circa 1866
  • Mary E Lower was born circa 1866 in St Mawes, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Lower and Margaret Green.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary E Lower was living in the household of Joseph Lower and Margaret Green in St Mawes, Cornwall. Joseph is shown as a 36 year old oyster merchant born in St Mawes living with his wife Margaret aged 29 born Ireland - part NK Ireland and their children: Peter George 7 a scholar; Mary E 5 a scholar; and Joseph C aged 2. All the children were born in St Mawes. A Sampson Roach Green (most likely Margaret's brother)aged 19 as shipwrights appentice from Ireland - part NK Ireland, and Henrietta Bastings 11, scholar London - part NK London, (marital status given as orphan) were lodging with the household.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary E Lower was living in the household of Arthur Lower and Elizabeth Dash in Bohilla, St Just in Roseland, Cornwall. Arthur is shown as a 76 year old fisherman, born St Mawes and living with his wife Elizabeth, 79, also born St Mawes. Living with them are Joseph their 46 year old widowed son, a pilot boatman and his children: Peter G, a 17 year old mason, Mary 15, Joseph 12, a scholar, Florence 7 also a scholar. Arthur and the children were all born in St Mawes.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Mary E Lower was living in the household of Joseph Lower and Matilda Pascoe in 192 Bohiller Street, St Mawes. Joseph is shown as a 56 year old fisherman living with his 36 year old wife Matilda, and his children Peter 27, a labourer, Mary 25, a domestic servant, Joseph 22, a labourer, Florence 17 and Frederick Pascoe his son in law a 16 year old carpenter apprentice. All the household were born in St Mawes.

Mary Elizabeth Lower

F, b. 28 August 1825
  • Mary Elizabeth Lower was baptized on 28 August 1825 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Jonathan Cundy Lower and Clarinda Sharrock.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Elizabeth Lower was living in the household of Clarinda Sharrock in St Mawes, Cornwall. Clarinda as the 45 year old wife of a mariner, living with her children Mary15, Thomas 13, Matthew 10, and William 8.
  • Mary Elizabeth Lower witnessed the marriage of Thomas Sharrock Lower and Elizabeth Lower on 4 May 1851 in St Just in Roselands, Cornwall; Thomas was shown as a bachelor, a seaman living at St Mawes. Jonathan C Lowry (should be Lower), also a seaman.
    Elizabeth was a spinster, living at St Mawes, her father was John Lower, a seaman. Witnesses to the marriage were Charles Lower and M Elizabeth Lower.

Mary Hannah Lower

F, b. 28 May 1837
  • Mary Hannah Lower was baptized on 28 May 1837 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Lower and Elizabeth Dash.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Hannah Lower was living in the household of Arthur Lower and Elizabeth Dash in St Mawes, Cornwall. Joseph as a 35 (should be 45) year old fisherman living with his wife Elizabeth also 35 and children Joseph 6, and Mary 4. A Richard Pascoe, an 80 year old carpenter was also living with the family. The Dash family lived next door, possibly Elizabeths father and siblings.
  • At the age of 22 years and 9 months, Mary Hannah Lower married Richard Isabell in March 1860 in St Mawes, Truro, Cornwall.
  • Mary Hannah Lower and Richard Isabell appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in St Mawes, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 27 year old stone mason, born St Mawes living with his wife Mary H 24 born St Mawes.
  • Mary Hannah Lower and Richard Isabell appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in St Mawes, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 37 year old mason, born St Mawes, living with his wife Mary Anna 33, born St Mawes and son Joseph A 9 a scholar born St Mawes and daughter Nora M 3 born St Mawes.
  • Mary Hannah Lower and Richard Isabell appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in 213 Bohiller Street, St Mawes, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 57 year old builder born St Mawes, living with his wife Mary, 54 born St Mawes, daughter Nora 23, assistand school board teacher, born St Mawes and his mother in law Elizabeth Lower, 89 born St Mawes.

Children of Mary Hannah Lower and Richard Isabell

Mary Jane Lower

F, b. 27 July 1823
  • Mary Jane Lower was baptized on 27 July 1823 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of James Lower and Mary Tidd.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Jane Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Tidd in St Mawes, Cornwall. James as a 45 year old fisherman, living with Mary also 45 years, Joseph 20 a sailor, Mary 15, John 15, Lois 13,Charles 9, Sarah 6, and Kitty 5. All were born in Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Jane Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Tidd in St Maws, Cornwall. James as a 57 year old fisherman living with his wife Mary 56 and children Mary J aged 27, a grocer, Lois 22, Charles H 19, a sailor, Sarah 17 and Kitty 15, a scholar. The household had all been born in St Mawes.

Mary Jenking Lower

F, b. 15 April 1774
  • Mary Jenking Lower was baptized on 15 April 1774 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Sarah Lower.

Matthew Sharrock Lower

M, b. 31 October 1830
  • Matthew Sharrock Lower was baptized on 31 October 1830 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Jonathan Cundy Lower and Clarinda Sharrock.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Matthew Sharrock Lower was living in the household of Clarinda Sharrock in St Mawes, Cornwall. Clarinda as the 45 year old wife of a mariner, living with her children Mary15, Thomas 13, Matthew 10, and William 8.

Pascoe Lower

F, b. 16 February 1728
  • Pascoe Lower was baptized on 16 February 1728 in St Just in Roselands.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Lower and Mary Morton.

Peter Lower

M, b. 24 March 1771

Peter George Lower

M, b. circa 1864
  • Peter George Lower was born circa 1864 in St Mawes, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Joseph Lower and Margaret Green.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Peter George Lower was living in the household of Joseph Lower and Margaret Green in St Mawes, Cornwall. Joseph is shown as a 36 year old oyster merchant born in St Mawes living with his wife Margaret aged 29 born Ireland - part NK Ireland and their children: Peter George 7 a scholar; Mary E 5 a scholar; and Joseph C aged 2. All the children were born in St Mawes. A Sampson Roach Green (most likely Margaret's brother)aged 19 as shipwrights appentice from Ireland - part NK Ireland, and Henrietta Bastings 11, scholar London - part NK London, (marital status given as orphan) were lodging with the household.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Peter George Lower was living in the household of Arthur Lower and Elizabeth Dash in Bohilla, St Just in Roseland, Cornwall. Arthur is shown as a 76 year old fisherman, born St Mawes and living with his wife Elizabeth, 79, also born St Mawes. Living with them are Joseph their 46 year old widowed son, a pilot boatman and his children: Peter G, a 17 year old mason, Mary 15, Joseph 12, a scholar, Florence 7 also a scholar. Arthur and the children were all born in St Mawes.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Peter George Lower was living in the household of Joseph Lower and Matilda Pascoe in 192 Bohiller Street, St Mawes. Joseph is shown as a 56 year old fisherman living with his 36 year old wife Matilda, and his children Peter 27, a labourer, Mary 25, a domestic servant, Joseph 22, a labourer, Florence 17 and Frederick Pascoe his son in law a 16 year old carpenter apprentice. All the household were born in St Mawes.

Phillipa Lower

F, b. 15 June 1766
  • Phillipa Lower was baptized on 15 June 1766 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of James Lower and Phillipa Condy.

Philly Lower

F, b. 21 April 1793

Priscilla Lower

F, b. 19 April 1807, d. 1 July 1854

Grave of Priscilla (nee Lower) and Thomas Maddern - Paul Cholera Cemetery. Also a memorial to their daughters Catherine Williams and Mary Ann Barnes.
  • Priscilla Lower was baptized on 19 April 1807 in St Just in Roselands, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Lower and Priscilla Gill.
  • At the age of 30 years, 2 months and 13 days, Priscilla Lower married Thomas Maddern, son of John Maddern and Grace Dunn Gill, on 2 July 1837 in Paul Church, Cornwall. The marriage record shows that they were married by Banns. Thomas was a 21 year old gardener of Newlyn (Father John Maddern, a gardener). Priscilla was a 28 year old servant of Newlyn (Father John Lower, a rope maker). Witnesses were John Maddern and Henry Warren. John and Priscilla were in fact, cousins, their mothers Grace and Priscilla being sisters.
  • Priscilla Lower and Thomas Maddern appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in North Place, Newlyn. Thomas is shown as a 25 year old gardener living with his wife Prisiller 30 and daughters Catherine 3 and Maryann 2. All were born in Cornwall. The surname was spelt MADRON.
  • Priscilla Lower and Thomas Maddern appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Church Lane, Newlyn, Cornwall. Thomas, the family head, was shown as a 35 year old farmer of 8 acres employing 1 labourer, born Paul. He was living with his wife Priscilla aged 40, born St Mawes and his six children Catherine 13, Mary Ann 11, Grace 9, Priscilla 7, Thomas 5 and John 3. All the older children were scholars and all the children were born in Paul.
  • Priscilla Lower died on 1 July 1854 in Newlyn, Cornwall, at age 47. Of her children Catherine, the oldest was 17 and John, the baby of the family only 6. No doubt the older girls had a great influence both John and 8 year old Thomas junior in their early years.
  • She was buried on 4 July 1854 in Paul Cholera Cemetery. The inscription on her headstone shows she was 44 years old, not 47. However the burial record shows she is 46 years old. Perhaps the family were confused as to her correct age, as she was almost 9 years older than Thomas. Thomas was buried with her 41 years later. [NOTE- THEIR HEADSTONE IS ALSO INSCRIBED WITH DETAILS OF THEIR DAUGTHERS MARY ANN BARNES AND CATHERINE WILLIAMS DEATHS - SAID TO BE COMMISSIONED BY THEIR SON JOHN MADDERN OF EMU CREEK]

Children of Priscilla Lower and Thomas Maddern

Richard Lower

M, b. 10 July 1785
  • Richard Lower was baptized on 10 July 1785 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Joseph Lower.
  • At the age of 30 years, 11 months and 5 days, Richard Lower married Mary Tiller on 15 June 1816 in Gerrans, Cornwall. . Richard is shown as bachelor, of St Just and a mariner. Mary is a spinster of Gerrans. They were married by banns and the witnesses were Nicholas Tiddy and William Mennear.
  • Richard Lower and Mary Tiller appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Portscatha, Gerrans, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 55 year old shipwright living with his wife Mary, 50, and daughters Lavina, 20, Elizabeth, 15, Ann 15 and Eden 13. All of the family were born in Cornwall.
  • Richard Lower appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Portscatho, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 66 year old shipwright, married, living with his daughter Lavinia, unmarried, aged 30, and grandson Charles F Lower, aged 7 a scholar. All were born in St Just.

Children of Richard Lower and Mary Tiller

Richard Lower

M, b. 23 September 1764
  • Richard Lower was baptized on 23 September 1764 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of James Lower and Phillipa Condy.

Richard Lower

M, b. January 1861
  • Richard Lower was born in January 1861 in Gerrans, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Lavinia Lower.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Richard Lower was living in the household of Lavinia Lower in St Mawes. Lavinia is shown as a widow aged 41, born in St Just. She is living with her children: Charles T,17 born Gerrans; Eliza 6, born Gerrans; Joseph 5 born Gerrans; Lavinia (Louisa) 2 born Gerrans; Richard 2 months born Gerrans. John Hill aged 43, a retired master mariner, born Gerrans is living with the family.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Richard Lower was living in the household of Lavinia Lower in Tregassick Cottege, Gerrans, Cornwall. Lavinia is shown as a 57 year old widow annuitant, living with her children Eliza 16 a dressmakers apprentice; Joseph 14 a scholar; Louisa 12 a scholar and Richard 10. Living with them is Lavinia's 19 year old nephew James Truan, a carpenters apprentice. All were born in Gerrans.

Sarah Lower

F, b. 8 August 1742
  • Sarah Lower was baptized on 8 August 1742 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Lower and Mary Morton.

Children of Sarah Lower

Sarah Ann Lower

F, b. circa 1841
  • Sarah Ann Lower was born circa 1841 in Looe.
  • She was the daughter of James Lower and Mary Ann Edwards.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Sarah Ann Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Ann Edwards in Chapel Hill, Mevagissey, Cornwall. James as a 34 year old coast guard, born St Mawes living with his wife Mary Ann, 36, born St Mawes and their children Sarah Ann, 10 a scholar born Looe, Elizabeth Mary 9 born Mevagissey.

Sarah Elizabeth Lower

F, b. 12 January 1834
  • Sarah Elizabeth Lower was baptized on 12 January 1834 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of James Lower and Mary Tidd.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Sarah Elizabeth Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Tidd in St Mawes, Cornwall. James as a 45 year old fisherman, living with Mary also 45 years, Joseph 20 a sailor, Mary 15, John 15, Lois 13,Charles 9, Sarah 6, and Kitty 5. All were born in Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Sarah Elizabeth Lower was living in the household of James Lower and Mary Tidd in St Maws, Cornwall. James as a 57 year old fisherman living with his wife Mary 56 and children Mary J aged 27, a grocer, Lois 22, Charles H 19, a sailor, Sarah 17 and Kitty 15, a scholar. The household had all been born in St Mawes.

Stephen Lower

M, b. 10 October 1819, d. 1887
  • Stephen Lower was christened on 10 October 1819 in St Just, Cornwall, England.
  • He was the son of John Lower and Priscilla Gill.
  • At the age of 24 years, 5 months and 6 days, Stephen Lower married Catherine Lower, daughter of John Lower and Jennifer Unknown, on 16 March 1844 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall. Stephen was shown as a bachelor, of full age, occupation mariner, living in St Mawes. His father was John Lower, a roper. Catherine Lower was a spinster of full age, father John Lower a mariner. She was living at St Mawes. Witnesses to the marriage were Jonathan Cundy Lower and John R Martins.
  • Stephen Lower and Catherine Lower appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Quay Street, Minehead, Somerset. Stephen was a 30 year old coast guard boatman, born St Mawes Cornwall. He was living with his wife Catherine aged 29, born Cornwall and their three sons - John 6, Stephen 4, William 1 all born in St Maws Cornwall.
  • Stephen Lower and Catherine Lower appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Castle Street, Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Stephen is shown as a 62 seaman MS, born St Just, living with his wife Catherine aged 60 born St Just, Cornwall and their children:- Thomas a 22 year old seaman born Porlock, Somerset, and Mary A, a 19 year old dressmaker also born Porlock, Somerset.
  • His death was recorded with the Axbridge, Somerset Registration District in the 1887 Quarter.

Children of Stephen Lower and Catherine Lower