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Descendants of Richard LOWE and Hannah FLAHERTY

Introduction:

  • this family do not appear to be related to my family but I include them on my web as:
    • descendants include a line of Aytons who also lived in Longford, Tasmania
    • there may be a link between this Richard LOWE and my ancestor, Frances Ann LOWE also of the Launceston region
    • there may be a link between the Lanes they married and my ancestors, the Lane family who also lived in Longford
  • Richard Henry LOWE (1811-1897) was a sawyer (see here) born in Hobart and died in Melbourne (see here). 
    • 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
          • 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 b. 26 Apr 1767 in Holborn, London, was a First Fleet Convict and died in 1846 in Westbury, Tas.  See image of baptism record and photo of grave where he was buried with Hannah.
      • 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
        • occupation: butcher
        • “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
          • living BROWNE
        • 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
          • living BLAZELY
          • Raynor Purcell BLAZELY
          • living 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
      • Christopher George AYTON (1862-1931) b. Longford, Tas; d. 27 Hertford Rd Sunshine, Vic;  see here
        • owned No's 25, 27 and 29 Hertford Rd, Sunshine as well as land in Drouin & Auburn.
        • m. Emily Ann TORODE in 1890 in Preston
        • Leslie Charles AYTON (1891-1957) d. in Footscray, Vic.
          • raised in Richmond, moved his family to Hertford Rd, Sunshine c1930.
          • heavy smoker who worked for Victorian Railways as a locomotive driver
          • m. Vera MAUDE (MOORE?) in 1915, died aged 98yrs after living many years in a nursing home.
            • a much admired, charitable, strict Catholic and talented knitter and seamstress.
            • daughter of Sammy who was foreman builder of the State Theatre
            • sister of Verna CREAN nee MAUDE, Hazel, Alice, Doreen, Jack, Harold, Eddy MAUDE
          • Christopher John AYTON (1916-2004) born in Richmond, Vic.; WWII naval service see here
            • keen boxer although not as good as his brother Curly.
            • main hobby was motorbikes, winning many cross country races.
            • ran two hotels - Duke of York in Prahran & the Terminus Hotel in Albury.
            • m. Eunice Olga UNKNOWN of 39 Best St Fitzroy; 
            • John AYTON
            • Les AYTON
          • Leslie George “Curly” AYTON (1917-1941) born in Richmond; died on HMAS Sydney in WWII
            • fitter and turner who lived in 25 Hertford Rd Sunshine;
            • keen boxer (including boxing at West Melbourne Stadium, now called Festival hall) until fracturing his right hand in a car accident after a ballroom dancing event at St Kilda Town Hall.
            • see photo at bottom of page
            • m. Veronica “Vera” Alice KELLY see here - search for Leslie Ayton.
              • Veronica's parents were Walter William KELLY & Beatrice REDFERN 
            • Peter AYTON
          • Douglas Charles AYTON (1918-)
            • also joined the Navy with brothers Chris & Curly but was an able body seaman on the HMAS Adelaide.
            • lived in Queensland & worked for the education department.
            • acquired asbestosis.
            • m. Diana MILNER a country and western singer
            • 2 sons
          • Jack “Jackie” AYTON (1925-)
            • member of senior cricket team when only 11yrs old, played also for Footscray senior team.
            • built his house at 16 Thompson St, Sunshine & worked for Massey Ferguson as a tool master
            • became a taxi driver after a back injury.
            • finally built and ran squash courts in Braybrook with his partner Ernie Clayton for 33yrs before retiring with his wife to Merimbula, NSW.
            • m. Agnes COUGHLIN (1924-) in 1949
            • 4 children
            • Gary AYTON deceased
            • Bradley AYTON deceased
            • Christine AYTON
            • Wayne AYTON 
          • Honorah “Honny” AYTON (1930-)
            • an accomplished singer, sang on the radio, and played piano
            • worked as a typist and later in property development
            • m. Len MARSHALL
            • Kerry MARSHALL
            • Glen MARSHALL
        • Roy Wilfred AYTON (1892-1965) b. Preston, d.  Richmond
          • m. Myrtle Mary JONES in 1915
          • Myrtle Doreen Agnes AYTON (1916-1975) b. Richmond, d. Donvale
            • m. ? ASHCROFT
          • living AYTON
        • Clifford AYTON (1895-1979) b. Northcote, d. Moe, Vic.
          • m. Grace Winifred MERCER in 1926
        • m. Amelia Florence Maud O'LEARY in 1904 in Fitzroy
        • Olive Marie AYTON (1904-)
        • Christine Gladys AYTON (1905-1959) b. Hawthorn, d. Fitzroy
        • Amelia Florence AYTON (1907-1907)
        • Christopher Gilbert AYTON (1909-) b. Hawthorn
          • m. Eunice Enid MITCHELL
        • Richard George AYTON (1911-1911) b. Hawthorn see here 
      • Alice Jemima AYTON (1864-1941) b. Longford, d. in Auburn, Vic.
      • Emma Agnes AYTON (1867-1952) d. in Carlton, Vic.
        • m ??
        • Zillah AYTON (1902-)
        • m. George WHITE
      • Alfred AYTON (1869-1951)
        • m. Johanna BENGSTON (1876-1958) (b. in Bundaberg, Qld) in 1906 in Yalgoo, WA
        • Alfred George AYTON (1907-1933)
        • Walter James AYTON (1909-1975)
          • falsely accused of accosting a teenager - see here
          • m. Alethea Bertha BARTLETT
        • Donald Fredrick AYTON (1910-1974)
          • m. Doreen Frances WILLIAMS in 1936 in Boulder, WA
          • 3 children b. in Kalgoorlie, WA 1938-1948
            • descendent, researcher Val DAYMAN
        • Eva May AYTON (1912-)
          • m. Gordon WORTH
        • Kenneth John AYTON (1917-)
          • m. Edith May HARVEY in 1940 in Leederville, WA
          • 3 children b. in Subiaco, Perth, WA
          • Alfred John AYTON (1941-1990)
      • Edwin “Casey” AYTON (1871-1963) d. in Preston, Vic. Lived in Dundas St, Fairfield.
        • m. Mary Louisa LANE in 1897; died aged 52yrs; buried in Heidelberg Cemetery with Edwin.
        • Oswald AYTON (1896-1972) carpenter; joined WWI service see here but was discharged in 1916 due to a knee injury. d. in Mirboo, Vic.
          • m. Isobel NICHOLAS in 1919
        • Henry William AYTON b. 1900 Northcote
        • Vera AYTON b. 1904 in Northcote
          • m. Harry James PHILLIPS in 1929
        • Edward James AYTON b. 1908 in Preston; apparently rejected from AIF on medical grounds but joined NZ forces in WWII and apparently was killed in Al Alamein.
        • Charles Patrick AYTON b. 1911 Northcote; WWII service see here; bricklayer;
          • m. Evelyn Louisa PARTRIDGE (d. of George who was part Aboriginal & Louisa) in 1934 
          • 2 children ?
        • hmm…. there is a Edward AYTON (1870c-) who married a Mary Ann LANE in 1895 in Melbourne, see here - could there be an error somewhere as it seems pretty close to Edwin and Mary Louisa!
      • Oliver AYTON (1874-1935)
        • m. Eiliza Marie BREAR in 1903
        • Oliver George AYTON b. 1903 in Carlton
      • Walter AYTON (1877-1941) 
        • m. Maria Teresa HARRISON (1878-) in 1902
        • Sydney John AYTON (1902-1970) b. Preston d. Heidelberg, Vic.
          • m. Florence Ellen HAMMOND  in c1926 in Invermay, Tas.
        • Alfred George AYTON b. 1904 Preston; NOK Dorothy AYTON; WWII service see here
          • m. Dorothy Heather LEACH 
          • Shirley Lorraine AYTON (1937-1940)
        • Stanley Thomas AYTON b. 1906 Preston
          • m. Jessie Halley SMITH in 1927
        • Lesley Walter AYTON b. 1908 Preston
        • living AYTONs
      • not sure about the following:
        • Robert AYTON b. 1910 Preston, Vic; NOK Maria AYTON; joined WWII service see here
        • William Vincent AYTON b. 1914 Preston; NOK Jean AYTON; WWII service see here
        • Ronald Ferguson AYTON b. 1924 Preston; NOK Thomas AYTON; WWII service see here
        • 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
    • Ada 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.  

 

 

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_images_1937_aytonlesgeorge.jpgLesley George AYTON  (1917-1941) circa 1937

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_mooreveronicamaud.jpgVeronica Maud MOORE

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_aytonjackie.jpgJackie AYTON

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_aytonjackie_mf.jpgJackie AYTON at Massey Ferguson (front row at end on right)

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_aytonjackie_squashcourtslan.jpgJackie AYTON, sons wayne & Brad, and business partner Ernie Clayton preparing block for the building of squash courts.

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_aytonjackie_family.jpgJackie and Agnes at rear, L-R front: Wayne AYTON, Vera (Veronica's sister), Veronica Maude MOORE, Christine AYTON

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_mooreveronicamaud_family.jpgVeronica Maud MOORE on Mother's Day

photos at rear, L-R: Christine, Christopher Charles, Douglas Charles, Leslie George, Wayne

www.ayton.id.au_gary_genealogy_aytonrg_images_aytonlc_family.jpgL-R: Jackie AYTON, Honoraria and husband Len, Agnes, Eunice, Veronica Maude MOORE, Christopher John AYTON 

Sources:

  • 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.
  • many thanks to Judy Russell for supplying images of John Alexander HERBERT's and his father's records.
  • books:
    • 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.

 

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