Thomas Archibald Jarvie

11 May 1888–
Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Archibald

When Thomas Archibald Jarvie was born on 11 May 1888, in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Jarvie Jr., was 35 and his mother, Helen Wood Rae, was 30. He lived in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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James Jarvie Jr.
Helen Wood Rae
Robert James Jarvie
Janet Russell Jarvie
Thomas Archibald Jarvie
George John Jarvie
Helen Jarvie
William Jarvie

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World Events (8)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 2

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919 · Battle of George Square

Age 31

A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. pet form of the Norman personal name Jarvis 1. 2. variant of Garvie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Jarvie in household of James Jarvie, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Archibald Jarvie -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Archibald Jarvie - birth: 11 May 1888; Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland

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