Barbara Hyslop

16 January 1794–about 1848 (Age 53)
Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Barbara

When Barbara Hyslop was born on 16 January 1794, in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Hyslop, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Clemmison, was 29. She married Robert Shankland about 1830, in Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died about 1848, at the age of 54.

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Robert Shankland
Barbara Hyslop
Marriage: about 1830
Barbara Shankland

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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 and northern English: habitational name from an unidentified place in northern England, perhaps so called from Old English hæsel (or the Old Norse equivalent hesli) ‘hazel’ + hop ‘enclosed valley’.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Barbara Hyslop, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • 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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