James Hurry

15 February 1843–1871 (Age 27)
Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Hurry was born on 15 February 1843, in Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Hurry, was 31 and his mother, Mary Robertson, was 30. He married Catherine Scobie on 22 May 1863, in Blackford, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1871, at the age of 28.

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James Hurry
Catherine Scobie
Marriage: 22 May 1863
Janet Hurry
Mary L Hurry
John Hurry
James Hurry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1863Blackford, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 4
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 11
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 14
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from a Norman form of the Middle English personal name Wol(f)rich (with the addition of an inorganic initial H-) ( see Wooldridge ).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • James Hurry, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
    • James Hurry in entry for James Hurry, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • James Hurry in entry for Janet Hurry, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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