Margaret Lofthouse

Dallaghill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 11803. 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
Margaret Lofthouse
Marriage: 9 February 1846
Sarah Jane Lofthouse
Mary Ann Lofthouse
Margaret Ward
Bridget Ward
James Ward
Dorothy A Ward

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1846
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    Age 37
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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 (6)

    • 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 Lofthouse in entry for Mary Ann Lofthouse, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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