James Chalmers

10 December 1872–
New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Chalmers was born on 10 December 1872, in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Chalmers, was 46 and his mother, Agnes Tennent Muir, was 45.

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Henry Chalmers
Agnes Tennent Muir
Henry Chalmers
George Chalmers
Mary Allan Chalmers
Agnes Muir Chalmers
John Chalmers
Elisabeth Chalmers
James Chalmers

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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.

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Chambers . The -l- was originally an orthographic device to indicate the length of the vowel after assimilation of -mb- to -m(m)-.

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

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  • James Chalmers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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