Bridget Lofthouse

Brief Life History of Bridget

When Bridget Lofthouse was christened on 13 December 1809, in Dallaghill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ralph Lofthouse, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Ashby, was 11806. She married Robert Burton on 8 February 1838, in Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 17 November 1884, in Winksley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Winksley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Robert Burton
Bridget Lofthouse
Marriage: 8 February 1838
William Burton
Martha Burton
Mariah Burton
Hannah Burton
Sarah Jane Burton
Robert Burton

Sources (12)

  • Bridget Burton in household of Robert Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Bridget in entry for Martha Burton, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • Bridget Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: variant of Loftus 1.

Americanized form of the Norwegian cognate Lofthus .

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

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