Maggie Landsburgh Boyle

22 May 1873–
Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Maggie Landsburgh

When Maggie Landsburgh Boyle was born on 22 May 1873, in Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Boyle, was 53 and her mother, Helen Findlay Gemmell, was 42. She lived in Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Boyle
Helen Findlay Gemmell
Janet Anderson Boyle
Helen Gemmell Boyle
John Richard Boyle
Andrew Lauder Boyle
Adam Stewart Boyle
Maggie Landsburgh Boyle

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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 1

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.

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 32

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoithghill ‘descendant of Baoithgheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Maggie Boyle in household of Alexander Boyle, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Maggie Landsburgh Boyle, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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