Elizabeth Mary (Mary) DOWNTON

Elizabeth Mary (Mary) DOWNTON

Female 1886 - 1971  (84 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Mary DOWNTON 
    Nickname Mary 
    Born 12 Dec 1886  Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Baptised 27 Feb 1887  Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1891  Nether Cerne, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Loverstone Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Jessamine Cottage, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1939  Belvoir Close, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1967  Valentine Close, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 Mar 1971  Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Notes 
    • 1891 Census: Dwelling: 3 Census Place: Cerne Nether, Dorset
      Class: RG12; Piece: 1656; Folio 67; Page 1
      Charles DOWNTON M 32 M Buckland Newton, Dorset Rel: Head Occ: Farm Shepherd (employed)
      Emily M. DOWNTON M 30 F Buckland Newton, Dorset Rel: Wife
      Andrew J DOWNTON 11 M Buckland Newton, Dorset Rel: Son Occ: Scholar
      Frederick DOWNTON 8 M Buckland Newton, Dorset Rel: Son Occ: Scholar
      Elizabeth M DOWNTON 4 F Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset Rel: Dau
      Bessie M DOWNTON 4mnths F Cerne Nether Rel: Dau

      30 Oct 1893: First attended Chillerton School, having previously attended Shorwell School. Started at Chillerton on the same day as brother Frederick. This must indicate when they moved from Shorwell to Chillerton.

      1901 census: Schedule No: 43, Loverstone Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight
      Class: RG13; Piece: 1022; Folio: 66; Page: 8.
      Charles Downton Head M 42 Shepherd Buckland Newton, Dorset
      Emily Downton Wife M 40 Buckland Newton, Dorset
      Andrew J Downton Son S 21 Ordinary Agricultural Labourer Buckland Newton, Dorset
      Elizabeth M Downton Daur S 14 Winterbourne Abbass [sic] Dorset
      Bessie M Downton Daur S 10 Nether Cerne Dorset
      Charles E Downton Son S 7 Shorwell, Isle of Wight
      Percival G Downton Son S 4 Chillerton, Isle of Wight

      1910-1912: Lived at Loverstone

      1911 census: Jessamine Cottages, Calbourne
      Reference RG14PN5769 RG78PN263 RD93 SD6 ED3 SN71
      James Lowe Head 30 Married Traction Engine Driver Isle of Wight, Calbourne
      Mary Lowe Wife 25 Married 2 1 1 Dorset, Dorchester
      Victor Lowe Son 6 months Isle of Wight, Calbourne

      1914: Lived at Lower Rill

      Moved away from Chillerton some time after 1920, before Hilton started school
      Probably lived in Binstead (6 Chapel Road) at some point, this was the address James gave for his pay when he was discharged from the Army on 23 Jan 1919).

      1939 Register: 41 Belvoir Close, Fareham, Hampshire
      Ref: RG101/2336B/003/39 Letter Code: EDJH
      James Lowe 03 Feb 1882 Male Locomotive Driver A R P Warden Married 27 1
      Elizabeth M Lowe 12 Sep 1893 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 27 2
      Closed record 27 3

      Aunt Mary: 67 Valentine Close, Fareham

      Note: Valentine Close where Aunt Mary lived, was named coincidentally after Valentine Tom Keen (died 1955)
    Person ID I172  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 

    Father Charles DOWNTON,   b. 17 Feb 1857, Buckland Newton, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1934, Rowridge, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Emily Maria COLE,   b. 5 Nov 1861, Buckland Newton, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1902, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1879  Buckland Newton, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Victor LOWE,   b. 4 Feb 1880, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1945, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1909  Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Notes 
    • Fathers: John Lowe & Charles Downton
    Children 
    +1. James Victor LOWE,   b. 18 Sep 1910, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 2001, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Charles John (Fred; Chunky) LOWE,   b. 10 Jan 1912, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1983, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Gordon Henry LOWE,   b. 13 Jun 1914, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1985, South Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Hilton Buxton (George or Shiner) LOWE,   b. 8 Nov 1915, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1973, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +5. Sylvia Marie LOWE,   b. 10 Nov 1919, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 2000, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1886 - Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 27 Feb 1887 - Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Nether Cerne, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Loverstone Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Apr 1909 - Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - James Victor LOWE - 18 Sep 1910 - Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - Jessamine Cottage, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Charles John (Fred; Chunky) LOWE - 10 Jan 1912 - Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Gordon Henry LOWE - 13 Jun 1914 - Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hilton Buxton (George or Shiner) LOWE - 8 Nov 1915 - Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sylvia Marie LOWE - 10 Nov 1919 - Newport, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - Belvoir Close, Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1967 - Valentine Close, Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1971 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    James Lowe & Elizabeth Mary Downton
    James Lowe & Elizabeth Mary Downton
    Gordon Lowe and Elizabeth Mary Lowe nee Downton
    Gordon Lowe and Elizabeth Mary Lowe nee Downton
    Sylvia Marie Lowe and Mother Elizabeth Mary Downton
    Sylvia Marie Lowe and Mother Elizabeth Mary Downton

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  • Sources 
    1. [S20] One Hundred Years Before The Mast, Brian Greening.

    2. [S7] Chillerton School Record, 456, 30 Oct 1893.
      Listed place of birth as Wimborn?

    3. [S10] General Register Office Index, General Register Office, 5a 325, Mar 1887.
      Dorchester

    4. [S1] Birth Certificate, 78, 7 Jan 1887.
      Copy of Birth Certiicate registered in the sub-district of Maiden Newton in the County of Dorset, Reg District of Dorchester. Daughter of Charles Downton (Shepherd) and Emily Maria Downton formerly Cole. Registered by Emily.

    5. [S3] Parish Register, 396 (Reliability: 3), 29 Apr 2011.
      #396 27 Feb 1887 Elizabeth Mary d.o Charles and Emily Downton Winterborne Abbas Shepherd

    6. [S396] The 1939 National Register, (FindMyPast), 12 Dec 2016.
      1939 Register: 41 Belvoir Close, Fareham, Hampshire
      Ref: RG101/2336B/003/39 Letter Code: EDJH
      Elizabeth M Lowe 12 Sep 1893 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 27 2

    7. [S14] Family Knowledge.
      Postcard from Aunt Mary from Fareham post marked 7 Jul 1967 wishing me a happy birthday (originally only knew death was after that date)

    8. [S10] General Register Office Index, General Register Office, 6b 967, Mar 1971.
      Gosport; Elizabeth Mary Lowe, dob 12 DE 1886

    9. [S178] Genes Reunited, (www.genesreunited.co.uk), 6 Jul 2007.
      Bob Lowe. Bob has copy of Mary's death certificate, which states she died 1 Mar 1971, at 8 Laughstone House, Redlands Lane, Fareham. She was the widow of James 'Victor' Lowe a Road Locomotive Driver (note this is the only known reference to James' middle name)

    10. [S85] Edwardian Marriage Fiche.

    11. [S140] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Marriage Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/marriages/bmd_m_search.html), COE10.1/211.
      All Saints, Calbourne

    12. [S21] FreeBMD, (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/), 2b 1241, Jun 1909.
      I Wight