Herbert Halton

Male7 August 1905–October 1971

Brief Life History of Herbert

Herbert Halton was born on 7 August 1905, in Horwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of John George Halton. He had at least 1 son with Annie Warburton. He died in October 1971, in Farnworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Herbert Halton
Annie Warburton
Herbert Robert Halton

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  • Herbert Halton in household of John George Halton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (7)


Age 3

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 3

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.


Age 19

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places called Halton in Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northumberland, Lincolnshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire. Halton is usually from Old English h(e)alh ‘nook, hollow’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. Halton in Cheshire, however, is possibly named from an Old English hāthel ‘heathery place’ + tūn, and Halton in Northumberland from an Old English hāw ‘look out’ + hyll ‘hill’ + tūn.

Irish: variant of Holton .

History: Most English bearers of this name trace their descent from William de Halton, who was living at Halton, Lancashire, in 1346.

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

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