Mr. Robert Lowe Has Returned to Glasgow, July 1844

An advertisement, on page two of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 29th of July, 1844, reads:



MR. LOWE has arrived in Glasgow, and will be found at home,

13, ALBANY PLACE, where he will be glad to give Private

Instructions in the above-mentioned Fashionable Dances, or

he will engage to attend parties at their own residences, in town

or country, previous to the Highland Society’s Grand Dress Ball.

His brother, with Mrs. Lowe and their daughter, are still in Paris,

and if any change takes place in the performance of these Dances,

it will be speedily communicated. Mr. LOWE will also teach the

National Reel of THULLACHAN, as performed before her Majesty

at Taymouth Castle, and kept up at the Edinburgh and other

Fashionable Assemblies.

He will Re-open his General Classes at his New Rooms, 124,

CAMPBELL STREET, and at his House, on the 1st of October, as


13, Albany Place, 24th July, 1844.”



Robert Lowe is listed on page 155 of The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1844-45, as: “professor of dancing, 124 West Campbell street, house 13 Albany place.”


For further information about the Lowe family, please see: “The Lowe Brothers: Teachers of Dancing in Scotland”, Research Paper 24, by

Paul Cooper, Research Editor, on: