When James Laughton was born in 1838, in Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Laughton, was 44 and his mother, Mary Woodcock, was 33. He married Mary Ann Woodcock in 1862, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1891.
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 .
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