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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Family Time Line

Henry Chalmers
1826–1893
Agnes Tennent Muir
1827–1907
Henry Chalmers
1854–
George Chalmers
1857–
Mary Allan Chalmers
1859–
Agnes Muir Chalmers
1861–
John Chalmers
1864–
Elisabeth Chalmers
1867–
James Chalmers
1872–

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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.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

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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