Agnes Bryce

4 July 1801–
Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Bryce was born on 4 July 1801, her father, Alexander Bryce, was 36 and her mother, Marion Somerville, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Bryce
1765–
Marion Somerville
1768–
John Bryce
1787–1858
Marion Bryce
1790–1866
Alexander Bryce
1792–
Wilhelmina Wilson Bryce
1794–
Bryce
1794–
Mary Bryce
1798–
Agnes Bryce
1801–
William Bryce
1804–1890
Bryce
1809–
Catharine Bryce
1809–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1765–Male

    Marion Somerville

    Female1768–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 1

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 31

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from the personal name Brice, Gaelic (Gille) Bhris ‘(servant of) (Saint) Bricius’ ( see Brice ).

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

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