LOWDEN, Walter Avis

1866 - 1931

Walter was born at Ipswich and baptised at St Nicholas 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. He 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, all 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 a 27 year old wife Emma, born at Ipswich. he married secondly in 1921, Alice Maude Johnson and died at 66 Mayfield Avenue, West Ealing, Middlesex on 22 November 1931.