NameJoseph Henry LOWE , GG Uncle
Birth23 Dec 1864, East Keswick, Yorkshire, England
Baptism27 Aug 1865
Death23 Apr 1930, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire
FatherHenry LOWE (1829-1910)
MotherSarah NUNNS (1826-1907)
Spouses
Birth26 Oct 1882, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Baptism14 Dec 1882
FatherJames GRISDALE (~1839-)
MotherSarah (~1842-)
Marriage17 Jan 1924, Potternewton, Leeds, Yorkshire
Notes for Joseph Henry LOWE
From notebook of Joseph Harry Lowe, courtesy of Gordon Slater.
Joseph Henry Lowe born December 23rd 1864.

In the January to March 1865 birth index, Joseph Henry Lowe, Whetherby Yorkshire volume 9a page 109.

Parish records East Keswick, Parish Church of Harewood, Yorkshire
Baptism August 27, 1865 Joseph Henry Lowe son of Henry and Sarah Lowe of East Keswick, father is a carrier.

In the 1871 census
Henry Low, age 41?, a farmer of 236 acres employing 1 man, living at the farm house, East Keswick, Yorkshire. He was born at Bramhope, Yorkshire.
Wife Sarah, age 43, born at Horsforth and
sons William S, age 18,
Charles E., age 13,
Albert E. age 12 and
Joseph H. age 6
are all born at East Keswick are listed.
No daughters are present.

In the 1881 census Darrington Hall, Darrington civil parish, Yorkshire, Pontefract district.
Joseph Henry Lowe, unmarried, age 16, Footman, born East Keswick, Yorkshire.
He is a footman in the home of John and Mary Jane Shaw. John Shaw is a Colliery Proprietor. [Note Joseph Henry Lowe is not listed at this residence in the 1891 census, there is another footman.]

A possible connection in the 1891 census.
J. H. Low, servant, age 28, butler, born Yorkshire. Sizergh Castle Helsington civil and ecclesiastical parish, Hamlet? Westmorland, registration district Kendal, sub district Milnthorpe.
The head is W.C. Strickland, living on his own means.

A Joseph Henry Lowe compiled a notebook in November and December 1905 from Adel churchyard near Leeds and St Mary Magdalene, East Keswick. I assume it was this Joseph Henry Lowe, as the only other family member of that name that I am aware was 7 years old at the time. If my assumption is correct, he must have done this just before immigrating to Canada.

Emigrated to Canada 1905. 22 [is this correct?]

Departed Liverpool, arrived Montreal, Quebec on the Tunisian May 12, 1906, Joseph H. Lowe, age 41, came from Yorkshire, destination not visible as the corner of the page is turned up.

In the 1906 census of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan sub-district 10, Saskatchewan.
Head Joseph N. [or H] Lowe, single, age 41, born England, immigrated 1905, section 34, township 44, range 11 west of 3rd meridian.
Head Percy Simmonds, single, age 22, born England, immigrated 1904.

Homestead land location NW Section 34 Township 44 Range 11 West of the 3rd meridian. Alfred Henry Percy Simmonds homesteaded the SW quarter of this section and became the owner of both.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists
Departed Quebec, Quebec, Canada arrived at Liverpool, England, June 5, 1913 on the Empress of Ireland, Joseph Henry Lowe, age 48, farmer, permanent resident of Canada.

Canadian Passenger Lists
Departed Liverpool, England, arrived St. John, New Brunswick December 9 1920 on the Empress of Britain, Joseph Henry Lowe, age 55, single, came to Canada before in 1906, Keatley, Sask., born in England, destination Keatley, Sask.

Canada Ocean arrival form 30A April? 6?, 1920
Joseph Henry Lowe arrived on the Empress of Britain, age 55, back to my farm, Keatley, Sask., nearest relative in England, Brother Charles Lowe 54 Sheepscar St., Leeds.

In the 1921 Canadian Census.
Rural Municipality of Douglas, Saskatchewan Canada, 16-45-11 W3
Lodger Joe Lowe, age 68 [it clearly says 68 but should be 57], no occupation, born England, Church of England, no occupation. He was staying with the John & Dorothy Dahl? family originally from Denmark.

Canada Ocean arrivals, form 30A
Sailed on the Minnedosa, third class, March 17, 1922, arrived March 25, 1922 Joseph Henry Lowe, age 57, single, farmer, born East Keswick, Yorkshire, Church of England, returning home to Speers Sask., previously arrived in Canada at Quebec in May 1906, departed Canada November 1921 for a vacation, destined to Keatley P.O. Sask..

Parish Records St Martin, Potternewton
Banns November 25, December 2 and December 9, 1923
Joseph Henry Lowe, bachelor of All Saints Ilkley and Mabel Grisdale, spinster of this parish, married January 17, 1924

Parish records St. Martin’s Church, Potternewton, Leeds
Marriage January 17, 1924 Joseph Henry Lowe, age 58 Bachelor, retired farmer, residence 2 Words Place, Ilkley, father Henry Lowe (deceased) fathers occupation farmer and Mabel Grisdale, age 41, spinster, residence 75 Cowper Street, Leeds, father James Grisdale (deceased) father was a manufacturer after banns by C. Llewellyn Frith?, Curate, in the presence of William Grisdale, W. M. Hodgson and Edith P. Jewell [Joseph’s sister]

In the January to March 1924 marriage index Joseph H. Lowe and Mabel Grisdale, Leeds, Yorkshire West Riding, volume 9b, page 493.

National Probate Calendar
Joseph Henry Lowe of 30 Hilton Place Harehills Leeds died 23 April 1930 at 86 Francis-street Leeds Administration Wakefield 7 October 1930 to Mabel Lowe widow. Effects 437 pounds

In the June 1930 death index Joseph H. Lowe, age 65, Leeds North registration district, volume 9b, page 297.
Notes for Mabel (Spouse 1)
Non-Conformist Records Meadow Lane, new Wortley, Holbeck, Leeds
Born October 26, 1882, baptism December 14, 1882, Mabel Grisdale daughter of James and Sarah Grisdale, of Middleton Villas, Hunslet, ceremony performed by Theo S. Gregory.

In the 1891 census Burton House, Hunslet, Leeds.
Head James Grisdale, age 52, candle manufacturer, employer, born Pudsey, Yorkshire.
Wife Sarah Grisdale, age 49, born Leeds.
Daughter Clara Grisdale, single, age 20, milliner, employed, born Leeds.
Daughter Lucy Grisdale, age 17, scholar, born Leeds.
Daughter Lily Grisdale, age 16, scholar, born Leeds.
Daughter Minnie Grisdale, age 14, Scholar, born Leeds
Son Arthur Grisdale, age 10, scholar, born Leeds.
Daughter Mabel Grisdale, age 8, scholar, born Leeds.
Sister-in-law Lydia Craven, single, age 39, born Leeds.
Sister-in-law Henrietta Craven, single, age33, born Leeds.

In the 1901 census Burton House, Hunslet, Leeds.
Head James Grisdale, age 62, ??? tallow chandler, employer, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
Wife Sarah Grisdale, age 59, born Leeds.
Daughter Lucy Grisdale, single, age 27, born Leeds.
Daughter Lilly Grisdale, single, age 26, born Leeds.
Daughter Minnie Grisdale, single, age 24, born Leeds.
Son Arthur Grisdale, single, age 20, tallow refiner, worker, born Leeds.
Daughter Mabel Grisdale, single, age 18, milliner, worker, born Leeds.

In the 1911 census Burton House, Dewsbury Road, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire.
Head James Grisdale, age 72, candle maker, employer, born Pudsey, Yorkshire.
Wife Sarah Griswold, age 69, married 48 years, 12 children born alive, 7 still living, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
Daughter Lucy Grisdale, age 37, single, born Leeds.
Daughter Lily Grisdale, single, age 36, born Leeds.
Daughter Minnie Grisdale, age 34, single, born Leeds.
Son Arthur Grisdale, single, age 30, candle maker, employer, born Leeds.
Daughter Mabel Grisdale, age 28, single, born Leeds.
The house has 11 rooms.

Parish records St. Martin’s Church, Potternewton Leeds
Marriage October 26, 1932 Walter Newbould, of full age, widower, grocer, residence 1 Balm Road, Hunslet, father Thomas Newbould (deceased), engineer and Mabel Lowe, of full age, widow, 8 Oak Road, Newton Park, father James Grisdale (deceased) candle manufacturer after banns by C. de Astobadie?, Curate in the presence of D.H.S. Mould and Sarah ?????
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