Agnes Letham

1880–1941 (Age 61)
Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Letham was born about 1880, in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Letham, was 38 and her mother, Christina Glen, was 38. She married Matthew Reid in 1900, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in January 1941, in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Agnes Letham
1880–1941
Matthew Reid
1875–1920
Marriage: 1900
Peggy Reid
1910–1932

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1900
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(1)

  • Peggy Reid

    Female1910–1932Female

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World Events (8)

1884

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 5

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 22

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hlǫðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Latham in household of Andrew Latham, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Agnes Leatham in household of Andrew Leatham, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Agnes Reid in household of Matthew Reid, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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