Thomas Hair

11 May 1866–
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hair was born on 11 May 1866, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hair, was 38 and his mother, Jane Brown, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hair
1828–1902
Jane Brown
1831–
James Hair
1853–
John Hair
1854–
Margaret Hair
1856–
Jane Hair
1860–
Thomas Hair
1861–
George Hair
1863–
Thomas Hair
1866–
Robert Hair
1869–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1828–1902Male

    Jane Brown

    Female1831–Female

siblings

(8)

    James Hair

    Male1853–Male

    John Hair

    Male1854–Male

    Female1856–Female

    Female1860–Female

    Male1861–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

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

Age 2

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.
1884

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 36

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish spelling of Irish Hare .2 English: nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the hair, from Middle English here ‘hair’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Hair in household of Thomas Hair, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Hair, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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