Dance teacher.  Daughter of Joseph Lowe.

Joseph taught Queen Victoria and her family to dance at Balmoral and Windsor between 1852 and 1860.One or other of his children, Charlotte, Robert, John and Euphemia assisted him in the lessons, demonstrating the dances and partnering Victoria’s children. Joseph’s journal, detailing his teaching at Balmoral and Windsor is now held in the National Library of New Zealand.  A transcription, with accompanying notes and background has been published – Thomas, A. (ed), A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, New York: Pendragon Press, (1992).

Euphemia Hannah Lowe (b1834) and Charlotte Anne Lowe (b1833) continued teaching the Royal household until about 1873.

Information derived from Thomas, A. (ed), A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, New York: Pendragon Press, (1992).