born June 1827–June 1828
in Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham
died very roughly 1897
1824: FreeReg has a record of the baptism, which took place in St Michael's, Houghton-le-Spring on 16 February 1831 (same date as younger brother George). His father was a 'pitman', and the family dwelt on Easington Lane, Hetton-le-Hole.
1841 census: (as Lowery) living with parents, brothers, and a ?lodger on Downs Lane, Hetton-le-Hole. Age is 13, born in county.