William Blacklock

Male1 July 1880–

Brief Life History of William

When William Blacklock was born on 1 July 1880, in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Blacklock, was 21 and his mother, Jessie Darling Foster, was 20.

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George Blacklock
Jessie Darling Foster
William Blacklock
James Blacklock
George B Blacklock
Isabella Blacklock
Betsy Blacklock
Mary Ann Blacklock
Euphemia Curruthers Blacklock
Sarah Blacklock

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    World Events (3)


    Age 4

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

    Age 5

    The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.


    Age 28

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): nickname for someone with dark hair, from Middle English blāk + lok(e) (Old English blæc + locc), although blāk might mean either ‘dark’ or ‘fair’ (see Black ). The meaning ‘dark hair’ is the most probable since this name contrasts with Whitlock .

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

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