Elizabeth Nisbet

9 April 1872–
Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Nisbet was born on 9 April 1872, in Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Nisbet, was 33 and her mother, Margaret S Duffin, was 33. She lived in Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891.

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John Nisbet
Margaret S Duffin
James Davidson Nesbitt
John Nisbet
Isabella Nesbit
Jane Nisbet
Margaret Nisbet
Elisabeth Nisbet
Elizabeth Nisbet
Robert Nisbet
Agnes Nisbet
Mary Elizabeth Nisbet

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World Events (8)

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.

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 33

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Nesbitt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Nisbet in household of John Nisbet, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Nisbet in household of John Nisbet, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Nisbet, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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