James Barclay

10 April 1822–17 November 1902 (Age 80)
Markinch, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Barclay was born on 10 April 1822, in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Barclay, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Ford, was 30. He married Agnes Turner on 8 March 1846, in Falkland, Fife, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fife, Scotland in 1861 and Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 17 November 1902, in Cameron, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Barclay
1822–1902
Agnes Turner
1819–
Marriage: 8 March 1846
Janet Jessie Barclay
1847–1901
David Barclay
1848–
James Barclay
1856–1901
Margaret Barclay
1849–
John Barclay
1852–1939
Henry Barclay
1855–1855
William Barclay
1856–
Henry Barclay
1858–
Jane Barclay
1860–1901
George Barclay
1863–
Barclay
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 March 1846
Falkland, Fife, Scotland
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1823

Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 10

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1843

Age 21

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name of English origin, from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with be(o)rc ‘birch’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Barclay, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • James Barclay, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • James Barclay, "Scotland Census, 1861"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.