Buchan Littlejohn

from 1844 to 1845–2 June 1906 (Age 62)
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Buchan

When Buchan Littlejohn was born from 1844 to 1845, in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Littlejohn, was 21 and his mother, Margaret Ross, was 17. He married Elizabeth Wallace on 29 April 1870, in Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 2 June 1906, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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Buchan Littlejohn
Elizabeth Wallace
Marriage: 29 April 1870
Elizabeth Littlejohn
John Littlejohn
William Littlejohn
Elizabeth Littlejohn
Elspeth Howat
Buchan Littlejohn
Agnes Littlejohn
Buchan Littlejohn

Spouse and Children

29 April 1870
Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Elizabeth Littlejohn


    William Littlejohn


    Elizabeth Littlejohn


    Elspeth Howat


    John Littlejohn


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World Events (8)

1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 3

The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 10

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 24

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: distinguishing epithet for the smallest of two or more bearers of the common personal name John . Compare Meiklejohn . In some cases the nickname may have been bestowed on a large man, irrespective of his actual personal name, in allusion to the character in the Robin Hood legend, whose nickname was of ironic application.2 Translation of French Jeanpetit.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Buchan Littlejohn, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Buchan Littlejohn, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Buchan Littlejohn, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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