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Jack Lowis

Cambridge University AFC




  John Lowis
Birth Wednesday, 12 October 1855 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Baptised 30 November 1855 in Kolkata

Not found on the 1861 or 1871 census', he was in West Bengal.


According to the 1881 census, John, a Barrister in practice, is the eldest of five children-only son, to John Mangles and Ellen, living at Field Place in the Compton area of Guildford, with a governess and seven servants.


Cannot be found on the 1891 census, probably in Rangoon.

Marriage to Melina Eulalie Monica Hill in Rangoon, 17 December 1892
"LOWIS•HILL—Dec 17th, at Rangoon, John Lowis, eldest son of J. M. Lowis, late B.C.S., to Monica, daughter of the late Rev Edward Hill, formerly rector of Wolston, Bucks." - Monday, 29 December 1892, The Morning Post/Saturday, 31 December 1892, Berkshire Chronicle/Bucks Herald

Cannot be found on the 1901 census, he is in Burma.

Death Tuesday, 11 April 1905 in Rangoon, aged 49 years 181 days [registered in India Death & Burials]


"It is announced from Rangoon that Mr. John Lowis, Government Advocate and member of the Legislative Council of Burma, was thrown from his horse on Sunday, and died on Tuesday of concussion to the brain. Mr. Lowis was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1879. He was appointed Assistant Government Advocate in April, 1884, Government Advocate in 1900, and had been a member of the Legislative Council of Burma since that year."

Friday, 13 February 1948, The Nottingham Evening Post
Probate "LOWIS John of Amery-lodge Rangoon Burma died 11 April 1905 Probate London 2 November to Robert Sidney Giles barrister-at-law.
Effects £5579 16s. 7d."
Scottish Probate "LOWIS John of Amery-lodge Rangoon Burma died 11 April 1905, at Ranggon, testate. Confirmation granted at Edinburgh, 8 August [1906], to Robert Sidney Giles, Edward Higinbotham and Henry Lee Ormiston, all barristers-at-law, Rangoon aforesaid, Executors nominated in Will or Deed, dated 27 February 1905, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Edinburgh, 7 August 1906. Value of Estate, £3431, 4s."
Cambridge University Alumni
Admission as a pensioner at Trinity College: 7 October 1874
[Eldest] son of John,[Mangles, I.C.S.] of Plean, Stirling, [and Ellen, dau. of R.D. Mangles].
born Calcutta 12 October 1855. School, Harrow. Matriculated 1874, BA 1878. Football (assoc.) blue' 1877.
Admitted at the Inner Temple 25 January 1876. Called to the Bar, 17 November 1879. Practised before the High Court of Calcutta.
Assistant Government Advocate, Rangoon, 1884; Government Advocate, 1900. Member of Burma Legislative Council, 1900 and 1903.
Died 11 11 April 1905, in Rangoon, the result of being thrown from his orse two days before.

brother of Francis G. (1875), etc. -
(Eton Sch. Lists; The Times 1935:11:01 .)



Playing Career

Club(s) Played for Cambridge University AFC and the Old Harrovians AFC.
Club honours not known
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) Back
Individual honours not known

Beyond England


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Match History

 Club: Cambridge University A.F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - no full appearancesx