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George Frederick Lovitt

Lovitt family contact on Wed, 2 Feb 2005

George Frederick Lovitt wed in 1856 #3954 Vic to Jane Hewitt. Their children were born and married in Ballarat
8 children 1. John Frederick Lovitt 1858 11641
2. Sarah Jane Lovitt 1860 #13723
3. Alice Elizabeth Lovit 1862 #6449
4. Ann Lovitt 1863 #6449
5. George Frederick Lovitt 1866 #430
6. Gilbert Lovitt 1868 #21236
7. Twin Thomas James Lovitt 1873 #502
8. Twin Lillian Lovitt 1873 #503
1. John Frederick Lovitt 1858 11641 wed 1880 #4512 to Alice Elizabeth Brideoake 1859 #311 daughter of Harriet Lawton wed at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England 20 Jan 1851 to Philip Brideoake and came about 1855.
Philip Brideoake 1824 - 30 MAR 1925 born at Manchester, Lancashire, England son of Betty Smith and John Brideoake
3 children 1. Jane Henrietta Beatrice Lovitt 1881 #16404
2. Lilian Alice Lovitt 1883 #25622
3. Elsie May Lovitt 1888 #26397 - 1888 #12036 lived 5 days
2. Sarah Jane Lovitt 12 Aug 1860 #13723 - 6 Sep 1927 aged 67 wed 6 May 1881 #1770 to Charles Button 1856 - 1933 and lived at Ballarat, 4 Children
3. Alice Elizabeth Lovitt 1862 #6449 wed 1884 #6278 to William Thomas Manders born in England, lived at St Kilda, Ballarat
5 children 1. Jessie Frances Manders 1887 #24127
2. Ernest Wm Hewitt Manders 1890 #7979
3. Harold Geo Manders 1891 #36322
4. Frank Arnold Manders 1893 #25663
5. Fredk Leslie Grenville Manders 1895 #9048
4. Ann Lovitt 1863 #6449 wed 1883 #2599 to Andrew Mckissock 1855 #10483 born in Ballarat, 4 children
5. George Frederick Lovitt 1866 #430 wed 1890 to Mary Braidie
6. Gilbert Lovitt 1868 #21236 Police Constable, age 23, Res Ararat, fathers occ. Brewers Traveller, wed 14 Oct 1891 to Annie Elizabeth Watson 1871 #6640, born Ararat, occ domesic, age 20, Res Ararat, Parents: Charles Edwin WATSON & Annie JONES fathers occ. retired. Witnesses: Lucy WATSON & James McGRATH
7. Twin Thomas James Lovitt 1873 #502 wed 1897 to Johanna Lucy Rickards 1874 #18968
8. Twin Lillian Lovitt 1873 #503 - 1958 #3279 aged 78, wed 1903 to Edwin Herbert Wheeler

Thomas Low

Thomas Low 1824 - 1890 #10392 aged 66 son of Jean Teinder and David Low, wed 1853 #155 to Mary Way and lived at Bacchus Marsh
9 children 1. Thomas Low 1855 #10347
2. Catherine Low 1858 #16543
3. David Low 1854 #1119
4. Jane Low 1857 #1540
5. Mary Low 1861 #1713
6. Margaret Low 1862 #189
7. James Low 1863 #18414
8. Barbara Low 1867 #5946
9. Janet Low 1869 #195
10. Charlotte Low 1870 #13063
2. Catherine Low 1858 #16543 wed 1884 #6273 to George Akers 1857 #15533 - 1914 #10765 aged 57, born at Geelong, 6 children
3. David Low 1854 #1119 wed 1883 #5646 to Catherine Veronica Kaine (Keane) 1860 - 1942 #7893 aged 82, lived at Ballarat
7 Children 1. Mary Ann Low 1884 #14496
2. Catherine Veronica Low 1885 #15062 lived 7 months
3. David Low 1888 #13264 - 1942 #1971 aged 54
4. Florence Low 1889 #28209
5. Ellen Low 1893 #19110
6. Maude Veronica Low 1894 #17577
7. Joseph Low 1896 #8665
4. Jane Low 1857 #1540 - 1935 #4600 aged 78, wed 1880 #683 to Harry Bellingham 1856 - 1930 #5958 aged 74, from Sussex, and lived at Avenel, 10 children
6. Margaret Low 1862 #189 wed 1887 #3270 to Charles Edwards 1862 #6031 son of Caroline Burden and Thomas Edwards, born at Parwan Creek, and lived at Bacchus Marsh, 8 children
8. Barbara Low 1867 #5946 wed 1888 #8199 to George Jones 1861 #23075 born at Bendigo, and lived at Nagambie, 5 children
9. Janet Low 1869 #195 wed 1890 #3970 to David Henry Jones 1860 #5015, and lived at Nagambie, 5 children

Irish James Lowden

Brother - Samuel Lowden were the sons of William Lowden and Jane Horner . Samuel's Marriage Certificate when he married Mary Thompson [JT1] at Newtown Hamilton on July 21, 1841, there are three different spellings of the surname: the clergyman filling in the Register has written Lowdon, but Samuel himself has signed Louden, and his brother William, who was a witness, has signed Loudon. Mary died, Samuel remarried to Elizabeth Rae/Wray. Samuel Lowden arrived in Sydney on the Caroline on Nov 14, 1853, (at the age of 28), with his new wife Elizabeth Rae who died at 7 Greek Street, Glebe, on Nov 14, 1880, at the age of 44, aged 16, and his daughter Jane, aged 8, who wed David Buchanan at Gympie on October 3, 1868, died on 25 August 1909 and her Obituary is in the North Queensland Herald on August 28, 1909.

James Louden 1814 - 24 August 1874 aged 60, son of Jane Horner and William Louder of Newtown Hamilton, County Armagh, Ireland, and Sarah Harvey c1820 - 1904 aged 81, lived at Hotham - see Louden family web page.
James Lowdon aged 42 came Oct 1855 on the Monteagle with Sarah Lowdon aged 34, William Lowdon aged 11, David Lowdon aged 9, Susanna Lowdon aged 9, James Lowdon aged 5, Lisa Jane Lowdon aged 2 and infant Sarah Lowdon
9 children 1. William Lowden 1844 - 1914
2. David Henry Lowden 1846 - 1925 #8880 aged 79
3. Susannah Lowden 1848 - 1916
4. James Lowden 1850 - 1911
5. Elizabeth Jane Lowden 1855 - 1940 #3002 aged 85
6. Sarah Lowden 1855 - 1904
7. Benjamin Lowden 1857 #12877 - 1941 #1806 aged 82, wed 1901 to Mary Jane McMahen
8. Mary Ann Lowden 1860 #11086 - 1913 as Louden, wed 1882 #5105 to William Hubbard
9. Florence Isabella Lowden 1865 #20966 - 1929 #4198 aged 66 wed 1909 to Arthur Morris
1. William Lowden 1844 - 1914 wed 1873 #1387 to Elizabeth Jane Holgate 1851 #17153 - 1917,and lived in Richmond
8 children 1. Benjamin Harvey Lowden 1874 #10478
2. Mary Hannah Lowden 1879 #11487
3. Florence Elizabeth Lowden 1881 #25550
4. Jas Leslie Valentine Lowden 1884 #5045
5. Harry Walker Lowden 1886 #5624
6. Clarence Harold Lowden 1888 #6036 7. Bessie Holgate Lowden 1889 #28729
8. Eric Abondale Lowden 1892 #1373 - 1892 #803 lived 4 months
5. Harry Walker Lowden 1886 #5624 - On the 26th July, at Launceston, Tasmania, Malcolm Davis, loved only child of Harry W and Ada Lowden, grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs William Lowden, late of Brighton, Victoria, aged 4 years. from "The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) Saturday 28 July 1917, page 13"
3. Susannah Lowden 1848 - 1916, as London wed 13 February 1873 #279 in Moorabbin, Vic to Robert Wawn 1843 - 21 September 1927 died in NSW, children born in Brighton
brother William Wawn c1857 - 1937 #3252 died in Pt Melbourne, son of Mary Ann Murray and Robert Wawm of Tyrone, wed 1881 #4702 to Martha Sisson - see Warn family tree
8 children 1. Susana Gertrude Wawn 1875 #815 - 22 February 1927
2. Lucy Eveline Wawn 1877 #817 - 1894 #3182 aged 17 years
3. James Robert Cecil Wawn 1878 #21085 - 1928 in NSW
4. Newton Royle Wawn 1880 #13704
5. Victor Aubrey Wawn 1882 #7285
6. Wilfred Milner Wawn 1884 #7465 - 1894 #12324 lived 10 years
7. Otto Leopold Wawn 1886 #24122 - wed 1917 to Louisa Dennison in NSW
8. Reg Theodore Wawn 5 May 1893 #10353 - 1964 died in Sydney
4. James Lowden 1850 - 1911, as London wed 1879 #3201 to Margaret McMahen and lived at Cheltenham
5 Children 1. Evelyn Mary Lowden 1879 #21910
2. Elsie May Lowden 1881 #1496 1949 #4425 aged 69, wed Francis
3. Isabella Adeline Lowden 1882 #21797 - 1900 #5042 aged 17 years
4. Lilian Winifred Lowden 1884 #1478 - 1957 #8088 aged 70, wed McMahen
5. Margaret Albertha Lowden 1886 #16949
5. Elizabeth Jane Lowden 1855 - 1940 #3002 aged 85 wed 1877 #2201 to James McMahen 1848 #10501 - 1878 #8041 lived 30 years, 1 child
6. Sarah Lowden 1855 - 1904 wed 1879 #4029 to Robert McMahen and lived at Dandenong, 5 children

James Lowden

James Lowden Marriages Sep 1851 to Eleanor Cowley at Lambeth Vol 4 page 364

James Lowden came c1855 with Eleanor Cowley 1835 - 1898 #16511 aged 63, (parents unknown) and lived at Wallan, then Goldie
2 children 1. John Charles Lowden 1858 #16658
2. William Lowden 1863 #21087 - 1880 #1746 lived 16 years
1. John Charles Lowden 1858 #16658 - 1935 #14437 aged 75, wed 1888 #7849 to Mary Notman and lived at Goldie, her death as dau of Mary Fariss and James Norman died 1864 - 1930 #10171 aged 66, at Kilmore
2 children 1. Ethel Lowden 1889 #31665 - 1966 #10495 aged 76, wed Leyden
2. John Victor Lowden 1898 #26597 - 1970 #27568 aged 72

George Lowe

George Lowe came c1855 with Sarah Fisher lived at Jackass Flat, Amherst
9 Children 1. James Lowe 1856 #6126
2. Unnamed Male Lowe 1858 #14344
3. Rueben Lowe 1860 #22038
4. Phillip Lowe 1862 #23387
5. Ruth Lowe 1865 #108
6. George Lowe 1867 #19377
7. Annie Lowe 1869 #50 - 1878 #19 lived 9 years
8. Alice Lowe 1871 #13391
9. Arthur Lowe 1876 #72 - 1878 #18 lived 2 years
3. Rueben/Reuben Lowe 1860 #22038 wed 1886 #1583 to Emma Aldrich 1862 #9066, photo on the Aldrich site
3 Children 1. Gertrude Alice Lowe 1887 #7560
2. Margaret Rebina/Rubina Lowe 1888
3. Elisie Reubina Lowe 1890 #29769 born at Beaufort
2. Ruby - Margaret Rebina/Rubina Lowe Born 1888 wed Simkin
2 Children 1. Dorothy Eileen Simkin 1906
2. Archibald Simkin 1908
2. Elisie Reubina Lowe 1890 #29769 born at Beaufort wed 1916 #5841 to Robert Charles Lay 1881 #163 son of Sarah Field/Fields from Wiltshire wed 1870 #2423 to John Lay 1844 #13907 son of Emma Raddel and John Lay, born at Ballan, and lived at Yarra Junction then Warbuton Vic
2 Children 1. Gerte Nancy Lay 1917 #8449
2. William Robert Lay 1919 #15426
3. Herbert Lay 1924 - 1925 #12062 lived 1 year

Moses Lowry

Moses Lowry wed 1863 #3337 to Henrietta Wilkinson and lived at Kyneton then at Murcheson
7 children 1. Sarah Lowry 1864 #22714
2. Samuel Lowry 1866 #15470
3. James Lowry 1870 #9428
4. Henrietta Lowry 1874 #16748
5. Ann Jane Lowry 1876 #24683
6. Elizabeth Lowry 1879 #18051
7. Moses Lowry 1881 #4445

2. Saml Lowry 1866 #15470 wed 1894 #2963 to Jane Perry Ick 1869 #23022

William Loxton

Finding Edith Emma Loxton.

From on Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Hi Elizabeth, you are fast! Thanks for asking. My great great grandfather was Frederick Couper Jeffery 1870-1929 in Melbourne.
His father was Henry John 1824-1915 born in Illogan and died Melbourne.
Frederick married Edith Emma Loxton 1874-1940. Born and died Melbourne.
Henry John married Harriet Sayers 1830-1902 died in Melbourne.
Rootsweb codes email address in ASCII (numbers instead of letters) for protection. On 18 Aug 2010, Margaret Horton and John Cain wrote about William Loxton
Margaret asked, and John replied - Ancestry has the following entries: 1871 Census of England at Portsmouth
...William Loxton 41 picture dealer b.Westminster ...Martha Loxton 40 b.Southwark ...Charles Loxton 10 b.Southwark
...plus several other children
Under births marriages and deaths
...London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921 (Registered in district of Bethnel Green, Vol 2, page 75)
25 Aug 1851 marriage at St Philips, Bethnal Green - William Loxton 21 and Martha Oldmeadow 20
...London England births and baptisms
18 Jun 1861 St Mary's Lambeth - baptism of Charles Loxton son of William and Martha
I can find no 1861 census entries though both william and Martha show up in 1841, Martha as Oldmeadone. Oddly I cannot find the marriage you found 1871 in Portsmotuh nor can I find a death for Martha Loxton.

and an explanation Fri, 10 Sep 2010 from Margaret
Martha & William LOXTON and family. They were found in Portsmouth on the 1871 census, both around 40 years with 6 children ranging from 15 years -2yrs, Mary Ann, Henry, Charles, Caroline, Samuel & Alice. I know that William migrated to Melbourne, Australia around end of 1871 or 1872, but with younger girl Emma BRIANT, whom he said he married on the 27th August 1871 in Porstmouth (from their children's birth certificates). However we can find no record of this marriage, nor a record of the death of Martha LOXTON, (nee Oldmeadow).
It appears that he did bring his children from his 1st marriage with him to Australia, altho cannot find any trace of eldest child, Mary Ann, in England or Australia.


William Loxton and Emma Briant lived in Melbourne susburbs. Emma Loxton (1853 - 1924) funeral 30 Apr 1924 #7514, from home of her sister (should be daughter) Mrs FC Jeffrey, 193 Prospect Rd Surrey Hills
6 children
from England
Mary Ann Loxton, Henry Loxton, Charles Loxton,
Caroline Loxton, Samuel Loxton & Alice Loxton
7 children
of Emma
1. Edith Emma Loxton 1874 #3566 - 1940 #5447 aged 65 wed Jeffrey
2. Amy Loxton 1875 #11224 - 1879 #11122 lived 4 years
3. William George Loxton 1877 #1721 - 1940 #5711 aged 63
4. Florence Loxton 1879 #15873 - 1957 #8422 aged 78 wed Roy
5. Ada May Loxton 1881 #7516 - 1970 #3489 aged 88, wed Money
6. Sarah Eleanor Loxton 1883 #7417 - 1964 #5549 aged 80 wed Park
7. Beatrice Loxton 1888 #3556
Caroline Loxton 1864 - 1954 #8296 aged 90, dau of Martha Broadmeadows and William Loxton born in London, wed 1892 #426 to Walter Bassett born in Surrey, UK
2 children 1. Walter Eric Bassett 1893 #4412 - 1978 #5388 aged 85
2. Arthur Brookes Bassett 1894 #29880 - 1975 #23082 aged 80
Samuel Loxton 1867 - 1949 #7124 aged 82, son of Unknown Broadmeadows and William Loxton born in England, wed 1900 #6736 to Annie Elizth Hurrey 1869 #22692 - 1963 #12645 aged 93, dau of Elizabeth Mason and John Hurrey
1st child 1. John Samuel Loxton 1904 - 1969 #26491 aged 65
1. Edith Emma Loxton wed 1899 #6563 to Fredk Coupar Jeffery


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