Boyd Thomson

6 June 1872–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Boyd

When Boyd Thomson was born on 6 June 1872, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, John Thomson, was 35 and his mother, Agnes Rae, was 36. He lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

John Thomson
1837–1879
Agnes Rae
1836–1917
Agnes Thomson
1858–
Robert Thomson
1878–
William Thomson
1880–
Janet Thomson
1860–
Margaret Rae Thomson
1861–
William Thomson
1862–
John Thomson
1864–
Mary Thomson
1865–
Adam Thomson
1867–
Boyd Thomson
1872–

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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

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.
1884

Age 12

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

Age 33

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

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Boyd Thomson, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Boyd Thomson, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Boyd Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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