LOWDEN, Walter Avis

1866 - 1931

Walter Avis Lowden, was born at 3 Friars Street, Ipswich in 1866 and baptised at St Nicholas Church, Ipswich on 12 November 1866, son of Henry Lowden (1819-1871), a county court bailiff, and his wife Sarah Ann née Avis (1837-1911), who married at Ipswich in 1854. Walter studied at Ipswich School of Science & Art and in 1880 gained his certificate in freehand drawing. In 1881, a 15 year old, living at 4 Edgar Street, Ipswich with his 44 year old widowed mother Sarah Ann, a clerk of the county court, and his siblings Alice 23 and Sarah Ann 13, both born at Ipswich. He married at Ipswich in 1889, Emma Death (1868-1921) and in 1891, a 25 year old engineering draughtsman, living at Spring Road, Ipswich with his 27 year old wife Emma, born at Ipswich. He died at 66 Mayfield Avenue, West Ealing, Middlesex on 22 November 1931.