Sydney Ellison McAdam

Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sydney Ellison

When Sydney Ellison McAdam was born in March 1893, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Mc Adam, was 40 and his mother, Dinah Ellen Bewley, was 39. He married Elizabeth Peet in September 1919, in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Liscard, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Sydney Ellison McAdam
Elizabeth Peet
Marriage: September 1919

Spouse and Children

September 1919
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1896 · Palm House Opens

Age 3

In 1896, the Palm House opened. It was designed by Mackenzie and Moncur of Edinburgh. It was designed in the tradition of Joseph Paxton's glass houses and originally had a rich collection of exotic plants.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 31

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Adaim ‘son of Adam ’. In Ireland, it has also been adopted as a surname by bearers of the names McCadden (in County Armagh) and McCaw (in County Cavan), as well as by bearers of a number of unrelated names including Barry (a Norman family in County Cork).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sydney Ellison Mcadam, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Sydney Ellison Mcadam, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Sydney Ellison Macadam, "United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941"

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