Thomas Lupton

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Lupton was born in 1830, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Lupton, was 48 and his mother, Ann Hargreaves, was 31.

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William Lupton
Ann Hargreaves
Milat Lupton
James Lupton
Mary A Lupton
Bennett Lupton
Thomas Lupton
Jane Lupton
Martha Lupton
John Lupton
Sarah Ann Lupton

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    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


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    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria(Westmorland). The placename is recorded in Domesday Book asLupetun, and probably derives from an Old English personal nameHluppa (of uncertain origin) + Old English tūn‘enclosure, settlement’.

    History: The name was brought to America by John Lupton, who sailed fromGravesend, England, on the Primrose in 1635, and is recorded in VA threeyears later. On 24 October 1635 Davie Lupton set off on theConstance bound for VA, but there is no record of his arrivalin the New World. A Christopher Lupton is recorded in Suffolk Co.,Long Island, NY, c. 1635, and a large number of Luptons in NCdescend from him. An American family of the name settled in the areaof Winchester, VA, in the mid18th century; they can be traced back toMartin Lupton, who was married in 1630 in the parish of Rothwell,Yorkshire, England.

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

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