James Lomax

Brief Life History of James

When James Lomax was born on 29 October 1656, in Bury, Lancashire, England, his father, Joshua Lomax, was 32 and his mother, Dorothy Nuttall, was 11. He married Esther Heywood on 21 January 1680, in Northowram, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died about 1742, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

James Lomax
1656–1742
Esther Heywood
1661–1757
Marriage: 21 January 1680
Margaret Lomax
1675–
James Lomax Sr.
1684–1742
Richard Lomax
1690–
Anne Lomax
1692–
John Lomax
1682–
Jane Lomax
1686–1686
Mary Lomax
1686–
James Lomax
1688–1688
Ester Lomax
1688–
Elizabeth Lomax
1692–
Alice Lomax
1696–
Abigail Lomax
1705–
Oliver Lomax
1708–

Sources (5)

  • James Lomax, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Lommax, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"
  • James Lomax in entry for Esther Lomax, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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World Events (2)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

1720 · South Sea Bubble

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Loomis .

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

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