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Joseph Lowen, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th November, 1810
|Date of Death:
||19th September, 1906
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 291 (147)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 27th March, 2015 wrote:
Joseph Lowen was 23 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘Stealing Fowls”.
Joseph was the son of Thomas Lowen and Mary Deards.
Goal Report: A very bad character and several times imprisoned.
Joseph was stout made, 5’5 ½” tall, single, dark grey eyes, dark brown hair.
1835: Assigned to Mr John Petchey
11/4/1839: Married Sarah Miller, they had 5 children.
Sarah Miller was b. 21 Feb 1804 and d. 13 Oct 1895 Doncaster Melbourne.
Sarah was married on 7/5/1827 to William Henry Gangell and they had 5 children. Sarah was 35 years old when she married Joseph and he was 28.
1843(looks like) Free Certificate
Joseph moved to Victoria C1852 and lived in Doncaster, Melbourne.
19/9/1906: LOWEN.-On the 19th September, at his residence, Williamson-road, Doncaster, Joseph Lowen, aged 96 years, beloved grandfather of J. J. L. and L. W. Nankervis, of Auburn. A colonist of 55 years. (Interred September 20.)
Convict Changes History
Glenn Payne on 27th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 25th November, 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th September, 1906 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 27th March, 2015 made the following changes: