Leighton

Leighton may refer to:

Places

In Australia:
*Leighton, Western Australia, a beachside locality in Western Australia

In the United Kingdom:
*Leighton, Cambridgeshire
*Leighton, Cheshire
*Leighton, North Yorkshire
*Leighton Reservoir, a small reservoir near Leighton North Yorkshire
*RSPB Leighton Moss, English nature reserve
*Leighton Buzzard, a town in Bedfordshire, England
*Leighton House Museum, a museum in London
*Leighton Library, an historic library in Dunblane, Scotland

In the United States:
*Leighton, Alabama
*Leighton, Iowa
*Leighton Township, Michigan

People

With the surname "Leighton":
*Alexander Leighton (1587-1644), Scottish physician and infamous puritan pamphleteer
*Alexander H. Leighton (b. 1908)
*Edmund Blair Leighton (1853-1922), English painter
*Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton (1830-1896), English painter and sculptor
*F. Thomson Leighton, computer scientist and co-founder of Akamai Technologies
*Baron Leighton of St Mellons, UK peerage title
*Jim Leighton, Scottish footballer
*Kenneth Leighton, English composer
*Laura Leighton (b. 1968), US actor
*Robert Leighton (1611-1684), Scottish prelate
*Warner E. Leighton, film editor, mainly for Hanna-Barbera

With the given name "Leighton":
*Leighton Rees (1940-2003), Welsh dart player
*Leighton James (b. 1953), Welsh footballer
*Leighton Baines (b. 1984), English footballer
*Leighton Meester (b. 1986), American actress


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  • Leighton — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bernie Leighton (1921–1994), US amerikanischer Jazzpianist Edmund Blair Leighton (1853–1922), britischer Maler Elaine Leighton (* 1926), US amerikanische Jazz Schlagzeugerin Frederic Leighton (1830–1896),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leighton — Leighton, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 849 Housing Units (2000): 414 Land area (2000): 0.989735 sq. miles (2.563401 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.989735 sq. miles (2.563401 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Leighton —   [ leɪtn], Frederic, Baron Leighton of Stretton [ stretən] (seit 1896), britischer Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer, * Scarborough 3. 12. 1830, ✝ London 25. 1. 1896; studierte u. a. in Frankfurt am Main, Rom und Paris. Leighton malte im Stil des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leighton, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 849 Housing Units (2000): 414 Land area (2000): 0.989735 sq. miles (2.563401 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.989735 sq. miles (2.563401 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Leighton, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 153 Housing Units (2000): 59 Land area (2000): 0.076321 sq. miles (0.197671 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.076321 sq. miles (0.197671 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Leighton — m English: transferred use of the surname, which originated as a local name from any of several places named with the Old English elements lēac leek + tūm enclosure, settlement; of these the best known is Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire. Variant …   First names dictionary

  • Leighton — (spr. līt n), Frederick, Lord, engl. Maler und Bildhauer, geb. 3. Dez. 1830 in Scarborough (Yorkshire), gest. 25. Jan. 1896 in London, machte schon als elfjähriger Knabe Kunststudien in Rom unter Francesco Meli, um dann die Akademie in Berlin zu… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Leighton — (spr. leht n), Frederick, Lord, engl. Maler, geb. 3. Dez. 1830 zu Scarborough, gebildet in Berlin und Frankfurt a.M., seit 1878 Präsident der Akademie in London, 1896 zum Lord ernannt, gest. 25. Jan. 1896 in London; bes. mytholog. Stoffe in… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Leighton —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Edmund Blair Leighton (1853 1922), peintre britannique du mouvement préraphaélite ; Frederic Leighton (1830 1896), artiste peintre et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Leighton — Recorded as Layton, Laytoun, Leaton, Leighton, Leyton, and Leaton, this is a famous surname of English or sometimes Scottish, origins. It is locational from either Leaton, a village near Shrewsbury in Shropshire, or one of the various villages… …   Surnames reference

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