'Lowth1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lowth of London, Louthe of Sawtrey

We may have put the following section within a Temporary page but decided to place it here as we suspect that one of its members was ancestor of the family shown in the lower section.
Roger Lowthe or Louth of Sawtrey father of Anne, possibly also of ...
1. Thomas Louthe 'of Sawtrey' (d 26.10.1533) the first mentioned by Visitation
m. Thomasina
  A. Edmund Louthe of Sawtre
  i. Lionel Louthe of Sawtre who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Blennerhassett (dau of John Blennerhassett of Frenze by Margaret Braham)
  a. Margaret Louthe (d by 1603) who married ...
  m. Richard Cornwallis of Okenhill Hall (son of Sir John, brother of Sir Thomas)
  Shown on various web sites as son of Edmund of Sawtry was ...
  ii. John Louth or Lowth 'of Rayworth' (d 05.08.1590, Archdeacon of Nottingham) who married ...
  m. Mary Babington (dau of Humfrey Babington of Rothley Temple, m2. Christopher Middleton)
  a. Thomasine Lowth probably of this generation
  m. Zachary Babington (bpt 1549, d 1613, Archdeacon, cousin)
2. Anne Lowthe
  m. John Tollemache of Bentley (b c1450, d 1510)



Simon Lowth (Rector of Tilehurst, Berkshire)
1. William Lowth of London (a 1666, apothecary)
  A. William Lowth of London (b 03.09.1660, d 17.05.1732, cleric, author)
  m. Margaret Pitt (dau of Robert Pitt of Blandford)
i. Robert Lowth, Bishop of London (b 27.11.1710, d 03.11.1787, professor of poetry, author, 2nd son)
  As at 04.03.21, Wikipedia, which mentions that "In 1783 he was offered the chance to become Archbishop of Canterbury, but declined due to failing health", does not give any information on Robert's family other than to identify him as son of William and mention a daughter Maria. MGH starts with the following Robert but does identify him as "only son" of Bishop Robert.
  a. Robert Lowth (Rector of Hinton Ampner, Hampshire)
  m. (1794) Frances Harington (dau of Rev. John Harington by Rachel Hawes)
  (1) Robert Henry Lowth (Major General) had issue
  m. Emily Rivers (dau of Sir Henry Chandow Rivers, Bart)
  (2) John Jackson Lowth (Colonel, 3rd sonl)
  m. Catherine Lewis (relict of _ Sands)
  (3) Charles Lowth (Major)
  m. Susan Groves
  (4) George Thomas Lowth
  m. _ Winn (dau of Watkins Winn)
  (5) Arthur Lowth (d young, cleric, 7th son)
  m. _ Ricketts
  (6) Alfred James Lowth (b c1617, Rector of Harsworthy then St. Swithen) had issue
m. _ Cobbold
  (7) Mary Lowth
  m. Charles Pears of Chiselhampton (d 1853)
  (8) Frances Lowth
  m. John/Jonathan Sullivan (m1. Cecilia, dau of William Harington)
  (9) Ann Sophia Lowth
  m. (04.02.1869) Charles Loftus (Major, m1. JaneDixon)
  (10) Rachel Lowth
  m. (17.12.1836) John Tregonwell of Cranbourne Lodge (son of Lewis)
  (11)+ other issue - William (d young, cleric), Francis, Charlotte (d young)
  b. Maria Lowth (dvp)
  ii.+ 1 son + 3 daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Huntingdonshire, '1613, Louthe')
(2) For lower section : MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Harington of Corston, co. Somerset', p277), Wikipedia ("William Lowth" and connected articles)
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