George Service

26 August 1840–1904 (Age 63)
Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Service was born on 26 August 1840, in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Service, was 38 and his mother, Agness Ritchie, was 29. He married Jane Bolton on 2 April 1868. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Cunningham, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851 and Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1861. He died in 1904, in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 64.

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George Service
Jane Bolton
Marriage: 2 April 1868
Jane Service
Agnes Ritchie Service
Grace Thompson Service

Spouse and Children

2 April 1868


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World Events (8)


Age 1

George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 17

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a brewer or a tavern-keeper, from Anglo-Norman French cerveise ‘ale’ (Old French cervoise, a word of Gaulish origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Service in household of George Service, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • George Service in household of George Service, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • George Service in household of George Service, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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