James Henry Laughton

Malefrom April 1878 to June 1878–1955

Brief Life History of James Henry

When James Henry Laughton was born from April 1878 to June 1878, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Laughton, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Letts, was 26. He married Annie Maria Long from July 1901 to September 1901, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1955, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Laughton
Annie Maria Long
Marriage: from July 1901 to September 1901
James Arthur Laughton
Alfred Laughton
Lavinia Laughton
Annie Laughton

Sources (20)

  • Jas Hy Laughton in household of Jas Laughton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Henry Laughton, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • James H Laughton, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from July 1901 to September 1901Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 2

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 6

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


    Age 30

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from Laughton en le Morthen in Yorkshire, Laughton in Leicestershire or any of the two places called Laughton in Lincolnshire (one near Gainsborough and another near Folkingham). The places are named with Old English lēac ‘leek’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, meaning ‘village or farm where leeks are grown’. It may sometimes have alternated with Leighton , which is mostly from placenames with the same etymology.

    variant of Lawton .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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