William Crichton

11 March 1858–
Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Crichton was born on 11 March 1858, in Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Crichton, was 45 and his mother, Mary Kirk, was 42.

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Thomas Crichton
Mary Kirk
Janet Crichton
Mary Crichton
Samuel Crichton
William Crichton

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World Events (3)

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

Age 10

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 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 50

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish spelling of Creighton .2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Dutch Kruchten .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • William Crichton in the 1861 Scotland Census
  • William Crichton, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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