George Walker Hendry

6 March 1855–2 June 1887 (Age 32)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Walker

When George Walker Hendry was born on 6 March 1855, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Hendry, was 26 and his mother, Lucy Walker, was 36. He married Christena Macgregor on 19 March 1880. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 2 June 1887, in Forth, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

George Walker Hendry
Christena Macgregor
Marriage: 19 March 1880
Margaret Hendry
David Hendry
Lucy Walker Hendry
Hazel Christina McGregor Hendry
George Walker Hendry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1880
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 2
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
    1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
    Age 13
    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.
    1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.
    Age 19
    The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central and northeast Scotland) and English: variant of Henry with intrusive d. In Scotland this surname is common in the Ayrshire and Fife districts; in northern Ireland it usually comes from the Scottish variant Hendrie , though some examples of the name were originally as at Henry 3.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lucy Walker Hendry autobiography

    I was born of Scotch parents on 20 September 1884 at Govan, Lanark, Scotland the daughter of George Walker Hendry who was born 6 March 1855. My mother’s name is Christina McGregor born in the year 18 …

    Sources (15)

    • George Walker Hendry in entry for George Walker Hendry and Elsie Edith Edholm, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • George Walker Hendry in entry for Hazel Hendry Douglas Price Brietenfeldt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • George Walker Hendry, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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