NameAda Nunns LOWE , GG Aunt
Birthabt 1848, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death21 Jan 1919, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
FatherHenry LOWE (1829-1910)
MotherSarah NUNNS (1826-1907)
Notes for Ada Nunns LOWE
From notebook of Joseph Harry Lowe, courtesy of Gordon Slater.
Ada Nunns Lowe born Aug. 1850. [Perhaps there is an error in the date and it should be 1848?]

Possible census matches. [If these are matches, then perhaps she was born before her mother was married, lived with her grandparents rather than her mother, used her mother’s maiden name, then adopted her mother’s husbands last name later in life. The age is confirmed by the National Probate Calendar entry.]

In the 1851 census East Keswick.
John Nunns, head, married, age 53, Journeyman Carpenter, born Horsforth?, Yorkshire.
Wife Mary Nunns, age 56, laundress, born Quebec, Canada.
Daughter Sarah Nunns age 24, born Horsforth Yorkshire.
Daughter Jane Field Nunns, age 19, born Horsforth.
Grandson, John Nunns, age 6, born Harewood.
Granddaughter Ada Nunns, age 3 born Leeds.

In the 1861 Census, Hartlepool district, civil parish of Stranton, Durham England.
John Nunns, head, married, age 58 [must be a mistake], joiner, born Yorkshire.
Wife Mary Nunns, age 63, born America Quebec, B. Subject. [This was before Canada became a country in 1867].
Granddaughter Ada Nunns age 13, born Leeds.

In the 1881 census.
Mary A Booth, widow, age 58, annuitant, born Huddersfield, Yorkshire, blind.
Daughter Jane Anna Smith, Widow, age 19, boot machinist, born Horsforth.
Lodger Ada Nunns, unmarried, age 32, dressmaker, born Leeds.

In the 1891 census 5 Roundhay Terr. Leeds.
Matron Ada Lowe, age 42, Home for Friendless Girls, born Leeds.
A sub matron and 10 pupils.

In the 1901 census 5 Roundhay Terrace, Sheepscar ecclesiastical parish, Leeds, Yorkshire.
Head Ada N. Lowe, single, age 53, Matron of Girls Home, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
A sub Matron a maid and 18 inmates.

In the 1911 census 5 Roundhay Terrace, Leeds, Yorkshire.
Matron Ada Lowe, age 63, single, matron for Leeds Ladies, born Leeds.
There are 14 students ages 8 to 14, a sub matron age 24 and 4 girls ages 14 to 15 who work in the home.

In the January to March 1919 death index Ada N. Lowe age 70, Leeds, Yorkshire West Riding, volume 9b, page 685.

National Probate Calendar
Ada Nunns Lowe of 6 Lambton-place Leeds spinster died 21 January 1919 Probate Wakefield 16 August 1919 to Charles Edward Lowe [brother] joiner. Effects 193 pounds 15 shillings 8 pence
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