Robert Newbigging

12 April 1790–
Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Newbigging was born on 12 April 1790, his father, Joseph Newbigging, was 43 and his mother, Agnes Muir, was 40.

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Joseph Newbigging
1746–
Agnes Muir
1750–
John Newbegging
1778–
Robert Newbegging
1781–
Thomas Newbigging
1788–
Robert Newbigging
1790–
William Newbigging
1792–
Anna Newbigging
1794–

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World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 12

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 25

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 32

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

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