David Goldie

27 March 1859–
Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Goldie was born on 27 March 1859, in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Hugh Goldie, was 22 and his mother, Marion 'Mirren' Todd, was 21. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891 and Central, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Hugh Goldie
Marion 'Mirren' Todd
William Goldie
James Goldie
Margaret Goldie
Isibella Goldie
John Goldie
Alexander Goldie
David Goldie
Agnes Stark Goldie
Christina Goldie
Hugh Goldie
James Ennis

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World Events (8)

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

Age 9

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 25

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

Age 31

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 Scottish: from a diminutive of Gold .2 Scottish: nickname for a walleyed person with an unnatural pigmentation of one eye, from Middle English gold ‘gold’ + ie ‘eye’.3 English: variant spelling of Goldy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Goldie in household of Hugh Goldie, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • David Goldie in household of Alexander Goldie, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • David Goldie, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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