Agnes Smith Greenshields

1 September 1851–
Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes Smith

When Agnes Smith Greenshields was born on 1 September 1851, in Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Greenshields, was 28 and her mother, Agnes Crosbie, was 34. She lived in Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Douglas and Angus, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Greenshields
1823–1889
Agnes Crosbie
1816–1891
Samuel Greenshields
1850–
Agnes Smith Greenshields
1851–
George Greenshields
1853–
Harriot Greenshields
1855–1912
Mary Ann Greenshields
1859–
Marion Greenshields
1862–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 3

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 6

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1884

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Greenshields in the parish of Liberton, Lanarkshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Greenshields in household of Samuel Greenshields, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Agnes S Greenshields, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Agnes Smith Greenshields, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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