Bridget Lofthouse

13 December 1809–17 November 1884
Dallaghill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1838Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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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    Sources (10)

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

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