Samuel Lowe

1693 - 19th Jul 1731


Son of Henry Lowe of Goadby Marwood and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Long (1638-1683). Educated Christ Church, Oxford. Entered Middle Temple 1711. MP for Aldeburgh 1718-1731. Inherited Seven Plantations in Jamaica on the death of his father in 1714 (the estate had come originally from the Long family). Died unmarried; Seven Plantations passed to his sisters Susanna (later married to Theobald Taaffe) and Elizabeth (married to Samuel Moore, and mother of Sir Henry Moore).

Samuel Lowe of Britain, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1732. Slave-ownership at probate: 317 of whom 164 were listed as male and 153 as female. 69 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £14704.16 Jamaican currency of which £8065 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £459.35 currency debts and £10 currency plate.


History of Parliament Online, [accessed 11/07/2018]; Robert Mowbray Howard, Records and Letters of the Longs of Longville, Jamaica and Hampton Lodge, Surrey (1925) vol. 1 pp. 58-59.

Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

Further Information

died unmarried
Christ Church (OxfordO [1710 ]
Legal Education
Middle Temple [1711 ]

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1714 [SY] - 1731 [EY] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Aldborough Yorkshire
1718 - 1731

Relationships (7)

Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father
Brother → Sister
Son → Mother
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire, East Midlands, England

Inventories (1)