Bridget Lofthouse

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

The Life 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 40. 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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Burton
1807–1859
Bridget Lofthouse
1809–1884
Marriage: 8 February 1838
William Burton
1838–
Martha Burton
1841–
Hannah BURTON
1843–
Mariah Burton
1844–
Hannah Burton
1849–
Sarah Jane Burton
1852–
Robert Burton
1857–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1838
Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    William Burton

    Male1838–Male

    Martha Burton

    Female1841–Female

    Hannah BURTON

    Female1843–Female

    Mariah Burton

    Female1844–Female

    Hannah Burton

    Female1849–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

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.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire called Lofthouse ( see Loftus ).2 Americanized form of the Norwegian cognate Lofthus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bridget Burton in household of Robert Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Bridget Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Bridget Holdsworth in household of Robert Holdsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.