Margaret Blair

24 August 1859–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Blair was born on 24 August 1859, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Blair, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Paterson, was 32. She lived in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861.

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George Blair
Margaret Paterson
Robert Blair
George Blair
Mary Blair
John Blair
James Blair
Margaret Blair
Catherine Kirkaldy Blair

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
Age 9
The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
Age 25
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.
Age 31
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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain’, ‘field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár).

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

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Blair in household of George Blair, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Margaret Blair, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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