Andrew Adamson

16 January 1861–
Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Adamson was born on 16 January 1861, in Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Adamson, was 39 and his mother, Mary Crosbie, was 39. He lived in Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Andrew Adamson
Mary Crosbie
John Adamson
Ann Wilson Adamson
Marion Foulds Adamson
William Adamson
Andrew Adamson
James Alexander Adamson
Mary Jane Paton Adamson

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World Events (8)

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

Age 7

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 23

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 35

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Name Meaning

Common patronymic form of Adam , especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams .

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  • Andrew Adamson in household of Andrew Adamson, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Andrew Adamson in household of Andrew Anderson, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Andrew Adamson in household of Andrew Adamson, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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