William Lilly

26 December 1864–before 1874 (Age 9)
Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Lilly was born on 26 December 1864, in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Lilly, was 22 and his mother, Mary Mc Bride, was 18. He lived in Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871. He died before 1874, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 8.

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William Lilly
Mary Mc Bride
John Lilly
William Lilly
Annie Lilly
Janet "Jessie" Lilly
Francis Lilly
William Lilly
Jane Lilly
Robert Lilly
Adam Lilly
Alexander Lilly Sr.
Mary Lilly

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World Events (1)

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

Age 4

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:1. from a pet form of the female personal name Elizabeth. Compare Hibbs 2. 2. nickname for someone with very fair hair or skin, from Middle English, Old English lilie ‘lily’ (Latin lilium).The Italian equivalent Giglio was used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. In English and other languages there has also been some confusion with forms of Giles . 3. habitational name from places called Lilley, in Hertfordshire and Berkshire. The Hertfordshire place was named in Old English as ‘flax-glade’, from līn ‘flax’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Berkshire name is from Old English Lillinglēah ‘wood associated with Lilla’, an Old English personal name.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Lilly in household of William Lilly, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • William Lilly, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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