Phillip Lowman 1561-1617

My next interesting ancestor is from the late Tudor period and early Stuart period. At this point the Lowmans of Devon were part of the gentry – they didn’t have any official titles as far as I can work out (like Earl or Duke), but they owned land and came from a long line of … Continue reading Phillip Lowman 1561-1617

John Lowman 1818-1910

I thought I’d write about one of the interesting members of my ancestors, my 3rd great grandfather John Lowman who was born in Stepney, London, in 1818. The vast majority of my family were working class or farmers/labourers, so there isn’t much other than what’s in the census and marriage/birth/death records. John’s grandfather Josiah made the … Continue reading John Lowman 1818-1910

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

I currently have five different types of Pothos houseplants: Golden Pothos Neon Pothos Mable Queen Pothos N’Joy Pothos Satin Pothos (technically not a Pothos but looks similar and often grouped with them) It is also called devil’s ivy because it is ‘almost impossible to kill’, and sometimes known as the money plant; even though that’s a common … Continue reading Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)