Margaret Plumbley Lowe

11 April 1844–27 June 1904 (Age 60)
Yarmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Plumbley

When Margaret Plumbley Lowe was born on 11 April 1844, in Yarmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Lowe, was 33 and her mother, Mary Riddett, was 32. She married Henry Beckman in 1865, in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 27 June 1904, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 60, and was buried in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Henry Beckman
Margaret Plumbley Lowe
Marriage: 1865
Henry James Beckman

Spouse and Children

Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Gold found in Port Phillip.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

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.

Age 23

End of transportation to Western Australia.

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)

  • Margaret Lowe in household of James Lowe, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Margaret Plumbley, "England, Hampshire Bishop's Transcripts 1680-1892"
  • Margaret Plumbley Lowe, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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