John Hunton Lofts

about 1842–1924 (Age 82)
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Hunton

When John Hunton Lofts was born about 1842, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Webb Lofts, was 30 and his mother, Isabella Howe, was 29. He married Emma Elizabeth Rope on 30 March 1862, in Earsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Earsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1924, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Hunton Lofts
Emma Elizabeth Rope
Marriage: 30 March 1862
Sarah Ann Isabella Lofts
Lilian Rosa Frances Lofts
Charles John Lofts
Edward R W Lofts
George Hunton Prescott Lofts
Percy Houghton Lofts
Robert Wilfred Lofts
Maud Winifred Annie Lofts
Elizabeth May Lofts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1862Earsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +4 More Children

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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 10
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate
    Age 26
    On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Loft with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (19)

    • John Lofts, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • John H Lofts, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • John Lofts in entry for Sarah Ann Isabella Lofts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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