John Thomson

4 May 1858–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Thomson was born on 4 May 1858, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Wilson Thomson, was 19 and his mother, Jane Tweedale, was 23.

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Alexander Wilson Thomson
Jane Tweedale
John Thomson
William Thomson
Alexander Thomson
Jane Thomson
James Binning Thomson
Robert Thomson
Jane Gilmour Thompson

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)

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.

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 50

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • John Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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