Edgar Augustus Lowe

October 1849–September 1928 (Age 78)
Yarmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edgar Augustus

When Edgar Augustus Lowe was born in October 1849, in Yarmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Lowe, was 38 and his mother, Mary Riddett, was 37. He married Jennett Scovell in January 1874, in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England in 1871 and Binstead, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died in September 1928, in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Edgar Augustus Lowe
Jennett Scovell
Marriage: January 1874
Wallace Lowe
May Lowe
Lily Lowe
Minnie Lowe
Clem Lowe

Spouse and Children

January 1874
Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 31

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 35

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low .2 German (Löwe): see Loewe .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edgar Lowe, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Edgar Lowe in household of James Lowe, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Edgar Lowe in household of William Read, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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