James Laughton

1838–
Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Laughton was born in 1838, in Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Laughton, was 43 and his mother, Mary Woodcock, was 33. He married Elizabeth Dobson on 26 March 1871, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

James Laughton
1838–
Elizabeth Dobson
1852–1962
Marriage: 26 March 1871
Richard Laughton
1876–
James Henry Laughton
1878–1955
William Laughton
1880–
Florence Annie Laughton
1885–
Elizabeth Laughton
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 March 1871
Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Male1876–Male

    Male1878–1955Male

    William Laughton

    Male1880–Male

    Florence Annie Laughton

    Female1885–Female

    Elizabeth Laughton

    Female1887–Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Laughton

    Male1795–1868Male

    Mary Woodcock

    Female1805–1836Female

siblings

(13)

    Frances Hannah Laughton

    Female1828–1911Female

    Joseph Laughton

    Male1829–Male

    William Laughton

    Male1831–Male

    John Matthew Laughton

    Male1833–Male

    Betsy Laughton

    Female1835–1835Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 25

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 42

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

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places in England so called. Most of them, as for example those in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (near Gainsborough), Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named with Old English lēac ‘leek’ + tūn ‘enclosure’. The compound was also used in the extended sense of a herb garden and later of a kitchen garden.Laughton near Folkingham in Lincolnshire, however, was probably named as loctūn ‘enclosed farm’ ( see Lock 2). 2. variant spelling of Lawton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Laughton in household of William Laughton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Layton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Laughton - Government record: birth: 1838; Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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