Andrew Philip

20 October 1872–
Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Philip was born on 20 October 1872, in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Mark Philip, was 32 and his mother, Clementina Hood, was 33.

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Mark Philip
1840–
Clementina Hood
1839–
David Philips
1862–
Adam Hood Philip
1864–1943
Thomas Philip
1866–
Mark Philip
1868–
James Hood Philip
1870–
Andrew Philip
1872–
Philip
1873–

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World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish, Dutch, English, South Indian, etc.: from the Greek name Philippos (from philein ‘to love’ + hippos ‘horse’). In the New Testament this name is borne by one of the apostles; it was also borne by various other early Christian saints. It owes part of its popularity to the medieval romances about Alexander the Great , whose father was Philip of Macedon. As a Highland Scottish surname, it represents an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhilib ‘son of Philip’. In North America, this surname has absorbed some cases of cognate names in other languages (e.g. French Philippe, Greek Philippos, Italian Filippi, Spanish Felipe, Catalan Felip, and their derivatives). As a Jewish name, it represents a borrowing of the personal name from Christians. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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

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  • Andrew Philip, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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