John Hinshelwood

25 June 1865–5 December 1938 (Age 73)
Kirk of Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Hinshelwood was born on 25 June 1865, in Kirk of Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Russell Hinshelwood, was 34 and his mother, Agnes Brown, was 31. He married Annie Stewart Wilson on 4 December 1891, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 5 December 1938, in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Hinshelwood
Annie Stewart Wilson
Marriage: 4 December 1891
Peter Hinshelwood
John Hinshelwood
Alexander Hinshelwood
Elizabeth Stewart Hinshelwood
Agnes Brown Hinshelwood
Jane Ingram Hinshelwood
Margaret Russell Hinshelwood
Andrew Hinshelwood
Annie Wilson Hinshelwood
Robert Hinshelwood

Spouse and Children

4 December 1891
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

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

Age 3

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 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 20

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • John Henshelwood in household of Peter Henshelwood, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • John Hinshilwood in household of Peter Hinshilwood, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • John Hinshelwood, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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