Margaret Anderson

13 June 1858–
Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Anderson was born on 13 June 1858, in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Anderson, was 33 and her mother, Janet Brown, was 32. She lived in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Robert Anderson
1825–1864
Janet Brown
1826–1864
Robert Anderson
1850–
Andrew Anderson
1852–
Adam Brown Anderson
John Anderson
1856–
Margaret Anderson
1858–
James Anderson
1859–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Anderson

    Male1825–1864Male

    Female1826–1864Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 10

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.
1884

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 32

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (2)

  • Mary Anderson in household of Robert Anderson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Margaret Anderson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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