Alison Millar Archibald

1893–12 April 1990 (Age 97)
Tranent, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alison Millar

When Alison Millar Archibald was born in 1893, in Tranent, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Archibald, was 25 and her mother, Jessie Adams, was 23. She married David Forsyth Swinton in 1924, in Scoonie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. She lived in Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 12 April 1990, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

David Forsyth Swinton
1890–1963
Alison Millar Archibald
1893–1990
Marriage: 1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1924
Scoonie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 3

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.
1908

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919 · Battle of George Square

Age 26

A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

Name Meaning

Bold in work or activity. Gilleasbuig is the Gaelic form of Archibald.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Alice Archibald in household of Robert Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alison Millar Archibald - Government record: birth-name: Alison Millar Archibald

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