Descendants of Richard LOWE and Hannah FLAHERTY
this family do not appear to be related to my family but I include them on my web as:
his parents were:
James LOWE born c.1774 in Mitcham Surrey England. He died 9 Oct 1842 in Tea Tree Brush Richmond Tasmania Australia.
at age 26 while living in Surrey, England, he was arrested for stealing some printed cotton and in April 1800, was tried and sentenced to 7 years transportation as a convict. He arrived at Port Jackson, NSW in 1801.
In May 1802, he arrived at Norfolk Island via the ship Minorca.
in 1805 he married Mary Standley who was 18yrs younger than him.
in March 1808, aboard the Lady Nelson, he, Mary and 2 eldest daughters sailed to Van Dieman's Land as Norfolk Island was abandoned as a settlement.
more details here
Mary STANDLEY was born 16 Aug 1792 in Norfolk Island. She died c1820 in Van Diemens Land (Tasmania), Australia. Mary married James LOWE on 23 Sep 1805 in Norfolk Island.
James LOWE then married a widow and a convict, Judith CONWAY (1792c-) b. in Limerick, Ireland who had married William COBB (1774c-1820c) in Hobart c1816 and had two children to him - William & Hannah COBB.
his siblings were:
Anne LOWE (1806-1858)
m. Henry Atkins BONNEY in 1822 in Hobart see here
Sarah LOWE (1808-1845)
m. Henry John JACKSON on 9 Jun 1828 in Launceston see here
Harriet LOWE (1813-1813) - died 2 days old.
William LOWE (1814-1835)
m. Hannah COBB on 8 Dec 1833 in Parish Of Brighton Green Ponds Tasmania
Mary LOWE (1834-1883)
on 1st Feb 1832, he married Hannah FLAHERTY who was born in 1816.
Hannah's parents were:
Thomas FLAHERTY was a convict on the "Atlas" in 1802 and had 4 children: Hannah, Margaret, Thomas and Patrick (1825-) and died in 1849 in Longford, Tas.
Jemima HERBERT was born in 1799 on Norfolk Island but baptised in 1806. Jemima was evacuated from Norfolk Island on the "Porpoise" The vessel left the island on the 26 December 1807 and arrived at the Derwent River,Van Diemen's Land on 17 January 1808.182 Norfolk Island settlers were landed. see here.
he then married Sarah WILCOX and had the following children:
Edward Augustus LOWE (1874-1955)
Eva Grace LOWE (1879-1953)
Jemima HERBERT's parents were:
John Alexander Herbert born at a private dwelling in a narrow street called Long Lane which is situated in the District of Smithfield, Parish of St.Andrews, Town of Holborn, County of London, Country of England. He was christened in St. Andrews Church. Tried and convicted at Old Bailey Criminal Court for stealing a silk handkerchief value one shilling on 21/04/1784. He was sentenced to 7 years and sent to Australia on the "Scarborough" one of the transports of the "First Fleet " of 1788. In 1790 he was one of the convicts sent to Norfolk Island on the "Sirius" He was allotted ground and by 1794 he was selling grain to the stores. He was also appointed as a constable. He had several children to Hannah Bolton alias Moore. On the 18 February 1813 with two children, James and Elizabeth he boarded the "Minstrel" at Norfolk Island. The vessel containing settlers and soldiers, arrived at Port Dalrymple on 4 March 1813. His property at Norfolk Plains was called "Rocky Hill". (see here)
a commemorative plaque was laid in Westbury, Tasmania on Australia Day 2010 to honour him being a First Fleet Convict
his parents were:
Hannah BOLTEN MOORE b. 1769 in Warwickshire and was a Second Fleet Convict.
On the 7 August 1787 at the Warwick Assizes she was sentenced to seven years for burglary. She was later sent to the "Lady Juliana" transport which sailed from the Thames on 4 June 1789. On 1 August 1790 two months after landing at Sydney Cove she was among the 194 convicts, mainly women, who were sent to Norfolk Island on the "Surprise". In November 1791 the Rev. Richard Johnson briefly visited the island and married a number of couples. No record of these ceremonies have survived. Hannah does not appear on any Norfolk Island victualling list after 1800. Some researchers believe the Ann Moor buried on Norfolk Island, 4 September 1801, was Hannah Bolton/Moore. (see here)
her partner in crime, Elizabeth RICHARD was also transported with her to Norfolk and later married Michael NOWLAND who was transported on the Scarborough in 1790.
here children were:
Charlotte BOLTON (b. Jun 1792 Norfolk Island)
Elizabeth BOLTON (b. 1794 Norfolk Island)
James HERBERT (b. 1795 Norfolk Island)
Jemima HERBERT (b. 19 Sept 1799, Norfolk Island)
Elizabeth HERBERT (b. 27 Sept 1799, Norfolk Island)
Anne Noble Foveaux HERBERT (b. 19 May 1801, Norfolk Island)
Hannah FLAHERTY died in 1873 in Longford, Tasmania.
Richard LOWE then re-married to a Sarah WILCOX.
Descendants of Richard Henry LOWE and Hannah FLAHERTY:
Margaret LOWE (1834-1905) b. Westbury, Tas. d. Carlton, Vic.
m. Richard "George" AYTON (1823-1886), a convict from London who settled in Longford becoming a brewer and farmer.
convicted with another man Richard Sullivan, for stealing a pocket handkerchief at Temple Bar and transported on the "Surrey" in 1842. Died in Longford.
make sure you see my web page devoted to him here with documentary evidence shown.
according to his convict record via his descendent Val Dayman:
father ? Christopher AYTON
siblings: William, Christopher, Henry and Robert
"Native Place": Boro, London.
he is apparently not related to my AYTON ancestry.
m. Margaret LOWE (1834-1905) b. in Westbury, Tas; m. 1851 in Launceston;
Frederick AYTON (1852-1921) d. in Carrick, Tas
worked as a tanner and allegedly was a hard drinking, hard living character.
m. Elizabeth Ellen HOGAN (1854-) in 1874 in Launceston
Algar Fredrick Ayton (1875-1949) - see here; d. in Bendigo?
m. Eva Elizabeth Jane COREY in 1899 in Perth WA
Lillian May AYTON b. 1900 in Perth, WA
Essylt Ellen AYTON b. 1901 in East Coolgardie, WA
Eva Amanda AYTON b. 1903 in Perth, WA
Clynda Emily AYTON (1876-)
m. John BROWNE in 1912
Alice May AYTON (1878-)
m. John Richard Henry BOSCOE (1874-) in 1911
Ruby Elizabeth AYTON (1880-1934)
Amanda Therese AYTON (1882-1902)
m. Thomas TORPY (1877-) in 1901
Sydney George AYTON (1884-1925)
Oscar Tasman AYTON (1886-)
m. Eleanor Ruby HOPKINS in 1911
Oscar, a wicker worker and his wife Eleanor were charged with assault of a plumber in 1925 apparently after Oscar discovered him embracing his wife at his home after he had left for work - see here and here. They were found guilty of assault and sentenced to 18 months prison, and Oscar was to be whipped. see here
Norman Frederick AYTON (1911-)
Horace Stanley AYTON (1912-) b. in Northcote, Melbourne.
Ivy Eileen AYTON (1888-1963) d. Launceston (see book at bottom)
m. Ernest John BLAZELY in 1907
Raynor Purcell BLAZELY
John Hogan AYTON (1889-1915)
Elizabeth AYTON (1855-1922) d. in Preston, Vic.
m. John George Fairhurst SMITH in 1884 in Vic.
Eva Ethel SMITH 1885
Herbert George SMITH 1887
Albert SMITH 1890
Edith SMITH 1892
Gordon John SMITH 1896
Ida Margaret SMITH 1897
Ivy May SMITH 1899
Emily Jane AYTON (1857-1906) b. Longford, d. in Launceston
m. Thomas EWART in 1878
Amy Frances EWART 1877
Minnie Grace EWART 1879
Ida Alice EWART 1881
Leonard Thomas George EWART 1882
Victor William Henry EWART 1885
Claud Oliver Harold EWART 1887
Cyril Clyde EWART 1889
Esther Maria AYTON (1859-1933) d. in Preston
m. James Smith POTTER (c. 1859-) in 1896 in Vic
Herbert Roy POTTER 1896
Alan Alfred POTTER 1897
not sure about the following:
many of his descendants moved to Melbourne including:
Dr Rosemary AYTON is a noted gynaecologist.
? relative Ellis AYTON b. 1906 St Albans Vic; NOK Ellis Edith; WWII service see here
Richard LOWE (1839-1877) b. Longford, Tas. d. Preston, Vic.
m. Mary Ann THOMAS
William Thomas LOWE
Frances Eliza LOWE
Richard George LOWE
Florence Hannah LOWE
Louisa Emily LOWE
James Henry LOWE
Elizabeth Mary LOWE (1842-1916) b. Launceston, Tas. d. in Kilmore, Vic.
m. Michael WHELAN in 1866 in Hobart.
Alica Mary WHELAN
Michael Frederick WHELAN
John Henry WHELAN
William Edward WHELAN
Lily Grace WHELAN
William Thomas LOWE (1847-1920) b. Launceston, Tas. d. in Preston, Vic.
m. Sarah DEAN (c1856-) in 1871
William Richard LOWE
Thomas Henry LOWE
Ciara Victoria LOWE
Henry Charles LOWE
Ethel Annie LOWE
Elsie Mabel LOWE
Tasman John LOWE
Ida Sarah Hannah LOWE
James William LOWE (1852-) b. Launceston, Tas.
Frances LOWE (1855-1891) b. Longford, Tas. d. Preston, Vic.
m. James Arthur REYNOLDS in 1881
Rosina Emmiline REYNOLDS
m. Sarah WILCOX
Richard "George" AYTON (1823-1886):
convicted at 18yrs old with another man Richard Sullivan aged 19yrs in London for stealing a handkerchief from a man's breast pocket at Temple Bar, London after the pair had been followed by police who then allegedly witnessed the crime but were then unable to find the victim.
found guilty and both were sentenced to 10yrs imprisonment and transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) in Australia.
according to his conviction records, he lived in Boro, London, worked as a butcher, could neither read nor write and was son of Christopher AYTON, brother of William, Christopher, Henry and Robert.
on release from imprisonment, he married Margaret LOWE in 1851 in Launceston, Tasmania and lived with his wife and children in Longford, Tasmania.
They produced a line of descendents some of whom remained in Tasmania, but many migrated to Melbourne, while his sons Algar and Alfred migrated to Western Australia.
Lesley George AYTON (1917-1941) circa 1937
Veronica Maud MOORE
Jackie AYTON at Massey Ferguson (front row at end on right)
Jackie AYTON, sons wayne & Brad, and business partner Ernie Clayton preparing block for the building of squash courts.
Jackie and Agnes at rear, L-R front: Wayne AYTON, Vera (Veronica's sister), Veronica Maude MOORE, Christine AYTON
Veronica Maud MOORE on Mother's Day
photos at rear, L-R: Christine, Christopher Charles, Douglas Charles, Leslie George, Wayne
L-R: Jackie AYTON, Honoraria and husband Len, Agnes, Eunice, Veronica Maude MOORE, Christopher John AYTON
Patrick AYTON - contributed corrections, additional information and the photo of Lesley George AYTON - many thanks again Patrick.
many thanks to Christine JACKSON nee AYTON who provided many of the photos and family details.
Water Under The Bridge - a history of Carrick, Tasmania by B. Stevenson (don't confuse with similar title book by R.L.Stevenson!) - has contributions by Ivy BLAZELY, daughter of Frederick AYTON.
includes a copy of a photo of Ayton's cottage in Carrick which was demolished c1948 and a photo of Ivy c1900.