Margaret Lofthouse

1806–
Dallowgill, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Lofthouse was born in 1806, in Dallowgill, Yorkshire, England, her father, Ralph Lofthouse, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Ashby, was 37. She married Thomas Ward on 9 February 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Cassop, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Stockley, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ward
1813–
Margaret Lofthouse
1806–
Marriage: 9 February 1846
Sarah Jane Lofthouse
1841–
Mary Ann Lofthouse
1843–
Margaret Ward
1847–
Bridget Ward
1850–
James Ward
1852–
Dorothy A Ward
1855–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1846
Medomsley,Durham,England
children

(6)

    Sarah Jane Lofthouse

    Female1841–Female

    Mary Ann Lofthouse

    Female1843–Female

    Margaret Ward

    Female1847–Female

    Bridget Ward

    Female1850–Female

    James Ward

    Male1852–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 9

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

Age 15

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.
1843

Age 37

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Margaret Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Margaret Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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