John Hunton Lofts

Maleabout 1842–1924

Brief Life History 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 31 and his mother, Isabella Howe, was 30. 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 83.

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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

Sources (19)

  • John Lofts, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Webb Lofts, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John H Lofts, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1862Earsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +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

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