William Stewart McGoram Newlands

3 November 1857–1927 (Age 69)
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of William Stewart McGoram

When William Stewart McGoram Newlands was born on 3 November 1857, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Archibald B. Newlands, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Angus, was 25. He married Marion Brown Thomson in 1882, in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1927, in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 70, and was buried in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Family Time Line

William Stewart McGoram Newlands
1857–1927
Marion Brown Thomson
1861–1949
Marriage: 1882
Elizabeth Brown Newlands
1882–1974
William Stewart Newlands
1888–
Archibald Newlands
1890–
Catherine Frame Newlands
1892–1970
John Lowe Newlands
1896–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1882
Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Elizabeth Brown Newlands

    Female1882–1974Female

    William Stewart Newlands

    Male1888–Male

    Archibald Newlands

    Male1890–Male

    Catherine Frame Newlands

    Female1892–1970Female

    John Lowe Newlands

    Male1896–1984Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Agnes Newlands

    Female1854–1930Female

    John Newlands

    Male1856–1931Male

    Male1857–1927Male

    Robert Newlands

    Male1860–1895Male

    Mary Buchanan Newlands

    Female1862–1894Female

+6 More Children

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.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 17

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.
1878 · Collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank.

Age 21

Because of a discovery of a £7,000 deficit, City of Glasgow Bank halted operations from November to December 1877. After 10 months after reopening, the bank’s directors announced the bank, itself, had filed bankruptcy. The closure showed a net liability of over £6 million. The bank was so successful with telling people that it wasn’t in error, that the Bank's shares were selling for more than double of what they were actually worth. The bank’s directors were arrested and tried at the High Court. All were found guilty and sentenced to terms of imprisonment. Many Glasgow businesses failed as a result of the bankruptcy and shareholders were called to replenish the bank's losses. One shareholder argued that he had become a shareholder unknowing the fraudulent actions of the bank. Wide effects of the collapse have been seen in limited growth in liability and extensive problems with temporary banking liquidity.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from either of two places so called, a barony in Kincardine and a parish in Peebles. Compare English Newland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Newlands in household of Mary Newlands, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • William Newlands in household of Archibald Newlands, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • William Newlands in household of Archbald Newlands, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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