James Menzies Whyte

31 October 1862–
Anderston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James Menzies

When James Menzies Whyte was born on 31 October 1862, in Anderston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Whyte, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Menzies, was 28. He lived in Kelvin, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Alexander Whyte
Margaret Menzies
John Whyte
Alexander Whyte
Janet Whyte
Euphemia Whyte
James Menzies Whyte

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Whyte


    Margaret Menzies





    Janet Whyte


    Euphemia Whyte



    Alexander Whyte


World Events (8)

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

Age 6

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 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 34

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, and English: variant spelling of White .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James M Whyte in household of Alexander Whyte, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • James Menzies Whyte, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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