NameEdward Aubrey Courtauld LOWE
Birth1871, Kensington, London, England
Death18 Mar 1942
OccupationRestaurant Proprietor
FatherArthur Swann Howard LOWE (1826-1888)
MotherLouisa R. (~1845-)
Spouses
Birth1874, Bristol, England
Baptism29 May 1874, St John, Bedminster, Somersetshire
Death12 Sep 1950, Colchester, Essex
FatherRev. Horatio Bladen CAPEL (1839-1933)
MotherAda Augusta HOWKINS (~1842-1916)
Marriage21 May 1901, Marylebone, London, England
Divorce3 Jun 1907
Notes for Edward Aubrey Courtauld LOWE
of Canfield, Takeley, co. Essex
Another source says High Garratt, Braintree

In the July to September 1871 birth index Edward Aubrey C. Lowe, Kensington district, London, volume 1a, page 68.

In the 1881 census Gosfield Hall (Mansion), Gosfield Essex.
Head Arthur S. H. Lowe, age 54, Colonel of Royal Sherwood Foresters and J. P. for Essex, born Seaton, Nottinghamshire.
Wife Louisa R. Lowe, age 36, born Rayne Essex.
Son Edward A. C. Lowe, age 9, scholar, born London.
2 visitors and 22 servants. 1 of the visitors was Ellen Courtauld McKee, unmarried, age 36, born Tavistock, Devon would probably be a relative as indicated by her middle name. [some of the servants may be employees of the visitors.]

In the 1891 census Gosfield Hall, Gosfield, Essex.
Head Louisa R. Lowe, widow, age 46, living on own means, born Bocking Essex.
Son Edward A. C. Lowe, single, age 19, living on own means, born Paddington London.
13 servants

In the January to March 1893 marriage index Edward Aubrey C. Lowe and Irene Perronet Thompson, Braintree, Essex, volume 4a, page 641.

Divorced from Mary Kathleen Capell in 1906.

New York Passenger Lists
Departed Liverpool, England on the Celtic, arrived January 11, 1907 at New York, New York.
Edward Aubrey C. Lowe, age 35, single, gentleman, nationality Great Britain, last residence London, final destination New York, future address hotel New York, height 5 feet 11 inches, fair complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes, marks of identification snake on left arm, place of birth England.

London England Electoral Registers 1907
Edward Aubrey Cortauld [as spelled] Lowe, 26 Coventry Street, Charing Cross Ward,St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Strand, Westminster.

In the July to September 1908 marriage index Edward Aubrey C. Lowe and listed on the same page are May Esther Fitzmaurice and Anna Louise Loesch, Westminster, London, volume 1a, page 1250.

In the 1911 census Hotel Cecil, Strand, London.
Visitor E. Aubrey C. Lowe, age 39, married, married 3 years, 1 child born alive, 1 still living and 1 die [which doesn’t add up!], no occupation, born Lancaster Gate, London.

National Probate Calendar
Edward Aubrey Coultold [as spelled] Lowe of 27 Kensington-place Brighton died 18 March 1942 Administration Llandudno 24 September 1942 to Peggy Lowe widow. 397 pounds.
Notes for Mary Kathleen (Spouse 1)
In the April to June 1874 birth index Mary Kathleen Capel [as spelled], Bedminster [near Bristol].

Parish Registers St. John, Bedminster, Somersetshire
Baptism Mary Kathleen Capel, May 29, 1874, father Horatio Bladen Capel, mother Ada Augusta Capel

In the 1881 census rectory, Great Easton, Essex.
Horatio B. Capel [note the spelling], age 41, rector of Great Easton, born Little Easton.
Wife Ada A, Capel, age 39, born Harbury.
Son Henry A. D. Capel, age 7, born Bristol. [note the birth place]
Daughter Mary K. Capel, age 6, born Bristol.
Son Arthur C. L. Capel, age 4, born Bristol. Plus 3 servants.

The 1891 Census 2 Archcliffe Fort, Hougham, Dover, Kent.
Head Daniel Walker, age 53, Colonel of Staff Royal Engineers, born Madras Presidency, India.
Wife Emelie [as spelled] C. Walker, age 40, born Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex.
Mother in Law Marion Howkins, widow, age 79, b living on own means, born on board the E.I.C. Ship Carnatic at sea.
Niece of wife Mary K Capell, age 16, born India Madras Presidency [in all other census she is listed a being born in Bristol?].
5 servants.
[The listing before living at 1 Archcliffe Fort Geoffry Barton, Col. of Infantry. The listing after is a military prison.]

Marriage Certificate
Parish Church of Hoddesdon, Herfordshire June 5, 1894, Francis George West, age 30, bachelor, gentleman, residence Thaxted, Essex, father George West, Clerk in Holy Orders and Mary Kathleen Capell, age 20, spinster, residence Hoddesdon, father Horatio Bladen Capell, Clerk in Holy Orders, after banns, by P.E.S. Holland, Vicar in the presence of H. B. Capell [father] and A.C.L. Cappell [brother]

In the April to June 1894 marriage index Mary Kathleen Capell, Ware, Hertfordshire volume 3a, page 572. Francis George West is on the same page.

England and Wales marriages
Mary Kathleen Capell, age 20, father Horatio Bladen Capell and Francis George West, age 30, father George West, June 5, 1894, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire.



In the 1901 census listed as
Mary K. West, widow, age 26, born in Bristol, no occupation. She was living at 2j Blenheim Mansions, St. Marylebone, Christchurch, London, England.
She had a female? visitor E. Aubrey C. Lowe, divorced, age 29 born in Bayswater, London. [Her future husband]

In the April to June 1901 marriage index Marylebone, volume 1a, page 1289. Mary Kathleen West and Edward Aubrey C. Lowe.

Marriage Certificate
Marriage solemnized at the Register Office in the District of Marylebone on May 21, 1901 Edward Aubrey Courtauld Lowe, age 29, the divorced husband of Irene Perronet Lowe formerly Thompson spinster, profession restaurant proprietor, residence 21 Hanover Street, St. George Hanover Square, father Arthur Swann Howard Lowe deceased, Colonel in the Army and Mary Kathleen West, age 27 years, widow, residence 2 Blenheim Mansions, Marylebone, father Horatio Bladen Capell, Clerk in Holy Orders in the presence of M. C. Uffindell and E. J. Owen.

Divorce Decree absolute dated June 3, 1907. Mary Kathleen’s Lowe’s address for the petition is given as 9 Piccadilly Chambers, Coventry Street, London. The divorce papers indicate they had 1 child, a boy, who was born on December 13, 1902 and died the next day.

In the 1911 census Sampsons Farm, Tillingham, Essex.
Head William Frederick Ullathorne Cosens [note the reversal of first and second names], age 32, married, farmer, employer, born London.
Wife Mary Kathleen Cosens, age 35, married 3 years, no children, born Wolverhampton, Worcestershire [Note her birthplace seems to change with every record.
[note they are listed as being married for 3 years, however they do not show up in the marriage index for 2 more years]

In the April to June 1913 marriage index Paddington volume 1a page 104, Mary K. West, Mary K. Lowe, William F. U. Cosens, Frederick W. U. Cosens

A probable match in the July to September 1950 death index Mary K. Cosens, age 75, Colchester district Essex, volume 4a, page 445.

National Probate Calendar
Mary Kathleen Cosens of Sampsons Tillingham Essex (wife of Frederick William Ullathorne Cosens) died 12 September 1950 at Severalls Hospital Colchester Probate London 22 December to Barclays Bank Limited. Effects 1651 pounds.
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