Arthur Henry Layton

22 January 1887–1969 (Age 81)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur Henry

When Arthur Henry Layton was born on 22 January 1887, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert George Layton, was 31 and his mother, Emily Rebecca White, was 32. He married Florence Mary Ann Smith on 2 April 1911, in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Islington, New South Wales, Australia in 1911. In 1911, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as coal carman / coal merchant in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1969, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Henry Layton
Florence Mary Ann Smith
Marriage: 2 April 1911

Spouse and Children

2 April 1911
Islington, London, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Herbert George Layton


    Emily Rebecca White




    Herbert George Layton


    Emily Eva Ethel Layton



World Events (8)

1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 1

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Age 21

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 27

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Lancashire (near Blackpool) and in North Yorkshire. The former was named in Old English as ‘settlement by the watercourse’, from Old English lād ‘watercourse’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter as ‘leek enclosure’ or ‘herb garden’, from lēac ‘leek’ + tūn. Compare Leighton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Henry Layton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Arthur Henry Layton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • 1911 England Census about Arthur Henry Layton

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