Barbara Hyslop

Female16 January 1794–about 1848

Brief Life History of Barbara

When Barbara Hyslop was born on 16 January 1794, in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Hyslop, was 40 and her mother, Margaret Clemmison, was 30. She married Robert Shankland about 1830, in Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841. She died about 1848, at the age of 55.

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Robert Shankland
Barbara Hyslop
Marriage: about 1830
Barbara Shankland

Sources (5)

  • Barbera Shankland in household of Thomas McMillon, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Barbara Hyslop, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Barbara Hyslop in entry for Barbara Shankland, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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  • Marriage
    about 1830Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

    Age 8

    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 17

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


    Age 21

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (southwestern): variant of Heslop .

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

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