Helen Mcgrigor

28 October 1802–
Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Mcgrigor was born on 28 October 1802, her father, Malcolm Mcgrigor, was 27 and her mother, Agnes Pollock, was 22.

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Malcolm Mcgrigor
Agnes Pollock
John Mcgrigor
Helen Mcgrigor
John Mcgrigor
Malcolm Mcgrigor
Duncan Morison Mcgrigor
Agnes Mcgrigor

Parents and Siblings

    Malcolm Mcgrigor





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World Events (3)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 9

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 21

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Griogair ‘son of Griogar’, Gaelic form of the personal name Gregory .

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

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  • Helen Mcgrigor, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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