Ursilla Hyndman

18 January 1734–
Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ursilla

Ursilla Hyndman was born on 18 January 1734, in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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World Events (3)

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

Age 68

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.

Age 81

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

Age 89

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: possibly a nickname from Middle English hende ‘courteous’ ( see Hendy ), or an occupational name for a deer-keeper, from Middle English hind ‘female deer’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hinde.

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

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  • Ursilla Hyndman, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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