Lizzie Hood Archibald

1889–1981 (Age 92)
Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Lizzie Hood

When Lizzie Hood Archibald was born in 1889, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Archibald, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Penman, was 38. She married James Strachan on 19 January 1912, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died in 1981, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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James Strachan
Lizzie Hood Archibald
Marriage: 19 January 1912

Spouse and Children

19 January 1912
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 1

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 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 24

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Name Meaning

Bold in work or activity. Gilleasbuig is the Gaelic form of Archibald.

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Archibald in household of William Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Lizzie H Archibald in household of William Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lizzie Hood Archibald - Government record: birth-name: Lizzie Hood Archibald

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