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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)



Matthew Lowthe of Thureaston, Leicestershire (bur 28.01.1609-10)
1. Simon Lowth (bpt 18.07.1600, bur 21.06.1679, Rector of Dingley (Northamptonhire) then Tilehurst (Berkshire))
  m. (14.03.1633) Elynor Paddon
  A. William Lowth of London (a 1666, apothecary, 2nd son)
  m. Mary
i. William Lowth of London (b 03.09.1660, d 17.05.1732, cleric, author)
  m. Margaret Pitt (dau of Robert Pitt of Blandford)
  a. William Lowth (b c1707, dsp 30.04.1795, Vicar of Lewisham)
  m. Elizabeth Barrell (d 1765, dau of Francis Barrell of Rochester)
  b. Robert Lowth, Bishop of Ocford then London (b 27.11.1710, d 03.11.1787, professor of poetry, author)
  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.
  m. (26.12.1752) Mary Jackson (d 1803, dau/heir of Lawrence Jackson of Christ Church, Hampshire)
  (1) Robert Lowth (Rector of Hinton Ampner, Hampshir, 2nd son)
  The following is supported by MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Harington of Corston, co. Somerset', p277) which identifies Robert as "only son" of Bishop Robert.
  m. (1794) Frances Harington (dau of Rev. John Harington by Rachel Hawes)
  (A) Robert Henry Lowth (bpt 22.09.1801, d 21.12.1870, Major General) had issue
  m. (06.09.1855) Emily Louisa Rivers (dau of Rev. Sir Henry Charles Rivers, Bart, by Charlotte Eales)
  (B) John Jackson Lowth (Colonel, 3rd sonl)
  m. Catherine Lewis (relict of _ Sands)
  (C) Charles Lowth (Major)
  m. Susan Groves
  (D) George Thomas Lowth
  m. _ Winn (dau of Watkins Winn)
  (E) Arthur Lowth (dspyoung, cleric, 7th son)
  m. Jane Ricketts
  (F) Alfred James Lowth (b c1817, a 1865, ector of Harsworthy then St. Swithin's (Winchester)) had issue
m. Julia Mary Nunn Cobbold
  (G) Mary Lowth
  m. Charles Pears of Chiselhampton (d 1853)
  (H) Frances Lowth
  m. John/Jonathan Sullivan (m1. Cecilia, dau of William Harington)
  (I) Ann Sophia Lowth
m. (04.02.1869) Charles Loftus (Major, m1. JaneDixon)
  (J) Rachael Lowth
  m. (17.12.1836) John Tregonwell of Cranbourne Lodge (son of Lewis)
  (K)+ other issue - William (d young, cleric), Francis (had issue), Charlotte (d young)
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas Henry (bpt 05.01.1753, d 1778, cleric), William, Mary (dvp), Frances (bpt 27.10.1757, d 1783), Martha (bpt 17.10.1760), Margaret (bpt 30.06.1763), Charlotte (bpt 11.07.1765)
  c. Margaret Lowth
  m. John Sturges (Rector of Alverstoke, prebendary of Winchester & St. Paul's)
  d. Martha Lowth
  m. Robert Eden (prebendary of Winchester)
  e.+ other issue - Charles of London (d 1770), Mary (d unm)
  ii.+ other issue - Matthew (bpt 03.08.1665), Eleanor (bpt 09.08.1663), 2 daughters
  B. Simon Lowth (bpt 30.10.1636, d 03.06.1720, Rector in Harbledown)
  m. (c11.1679) Jane Austin
  C.+ other issue - Francis (bpt 24.11.1633), Matthew (bpt 01.03.1638), Elinor (bpt 10.04.1639), Elizabeth (bpt 22.10.1641)
2. Mary Lowth (bpt 06.03.1604)
  m. (05.02.1638) John Beaumont
3.+ other issue - Edward (bpt 07.11.1606, bur 17.11.1606), Joan (a 1609-10), Alice (bpt 03.121594), Agnes (bpt 11.01.1596, a 1609-10), Elizabeth (bpt 07.09.1598, bur 27.09.1598), Helen (bpt 1602)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Huntingdonshire, '1613, Louthe')
(2) For lower section (redone 05.12.21) : MGH (NS5 vol 1 (1916), "Pedigree of Bishop Lowth', p201+) with support as reported above plus a little from Wikipedia ("William Lowth" and connected articles)
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