Majory Lumisden

26 July 1767–
Balmerino, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Majory

Majory Lumisden was christened on 26 July 1767, in Balmerino, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Lumsdain and Margaret Hood.

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John Beath
Majory Lumisden
1767–

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire. The first element of the place name is of uncertain origin, apparently the genitive case of a personal name; the second is probably Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

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  • Majory Lumisden, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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