Isabella Danks

25 May 1846–1927 (Age 80)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Danks was born on 25 May 1846, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Danks, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Couper, was 38. She married Thomas Hunter on 4 November 1870, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cramond, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1927, in North Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hunter
1844–1913
Isabella Danks
1846–1927
Marriage: 4 November 1870
George Hunter
1871–
Betsy Couper Hunter
1873–
Isabella Danks Hunter
1878–1931
James Danks Hunter
1878–
Susan Miller Hunter
1882–1963
Margaret Danks Hunter
1884–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1870
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    James Danks

    Male1806–1855Male

    Elizabeth Couper

    Female1807–1891Female

siblings

(4)

    Margaret Danks

    Female1844–1921Female

    Female1846–1927Female

    Seabill Danks

    Female1847–Female

    Elizabeth Danks

    Female1847–Female

World Events (8)

1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 1

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 8

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 22

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

English: patronymic from a pet form of Daniel . In England the name is found chiefly in Birmingham.

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Sources (3)

  • Isabella Danks in entry for Thomas Hunter, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Isabella Hunter in household of Thomas Hunter, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Isabella Hunter, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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