Miriam Lawton

FemaleDecember 1904–1966

Brief Life History of Miriam

When Miriam Lawton was born in December 1904, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ralph Oliver Lawton, was 29 and her mother, Edith Ann Bishop, was 29. She died in 1966, in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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Ralph Oliver Lawton
Edith Ann Bishop
Harry Lawton
Mary Ellen lawton
Edith Annie Lawton
Miriam Lawton

Sources (2)

  • Miriam Lawton in household of Ralph Oliver Lawton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Free BMD - Wolstanton District 6b 131

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 10

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 17

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning


habitational name, from Church Lawton in Cheshire, which is recorded as Lautune in 1086. The placename derives from Old English hlāw ‘mound, hill’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

variant of Laughton .

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

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