Grisel Hutton

27 April 1752–
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Grisel

Grisel Hutton was born on 27 April 1752.

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

Age 50

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

Age 63

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

Age 71

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called from Old English hōh ‘ridge’, ‘spur’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Grisel Hutton, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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