George Faulds

28 February 1857–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Faulds was born on 28 February 1857, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Faulds, was 36 and his mother, Ann Smith, was 33. He lived in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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George Faulds
Ann Smith
Margaret Faulds
Ann Faulds
John Faulds
Jane Faulds
George Faulds
Andrew Faulds
James Faulds
Christina Faulds
Janet Faulds
Robert Faulds
Mary Faulds

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World Events (8)

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

Age 11

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.

Age 27

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

Age 33

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

1 English: variant of Folds .2 Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called Faulds, as for example in Ayrshire, Lanarkshire, and Perth.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Faulds, "Scotland Presbyterian & Protestant Church Records, 1736-1990"
  • George Faulds in household of George Faulds, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • George Faulds in household of George Faulds, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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