Janet Park

6 September 1857–
East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Park was born on 6 September 1857, in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Park, was 39 and her mother, Marion Dick, was 38. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Park
1818–1885
Marion Dick
1819–1873
William Park
1848–
Andrew Park
1850–
Robert Park
1849–
Agnes Park
1851–
Jane or Jean Park
1852–
Marion Dick Park
1854–
Janet Park
1857–
Margaret Park
1859–
Archibald Park
1862–1915

Parents and Siblings

    William Park

    Male1818–1885Male

    Female1819–1873Female

siblings

(9)

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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.
1884

Age 27

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

Age 33

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

A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are:1. English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game. 2. English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin . 3. Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’. 4. Korean: variant of Pak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Park in household of William Park, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Janet Park in household of William Park, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Janet Park, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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