Hamilton Jardine

30 September 1816–
Kirktown of Fetteresso, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Hamilton

When Hamilton Jardine was born on 30 September 1816, in Kirktown of Fetteresso, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Jardine, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Bell, was 31.

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William Jardine
Catherine Bell
Amelia Jardine
Hamilton Jardine
Mary Jardine
Andrew Bell Jardine
John Jardine

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World Events (8)

1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 1

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jardin .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Hamilton Jordan, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Hamilton Jordan, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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