Mathew Donachie

25 August 1866–
Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mathew

When Mathew Donachie was born on 25 August 1866, in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Cumming Maxwell Dunnachie, was 24 and his mother, Jane Richmond, was 18. He married Janet Higgins on 22 November 1901, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Donachie
1866–
Janet Higgins
1866–
Marriage: 22 November 1901
James Donnachie
1902–1906
Charles Higgins Donnachie
1904–
Robert Donnachie
1906–1914
Malcolm Donnachie
1908–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1901
Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland
children

(4)

    James Donnachie

    Male1902–1906Male

    Charles Higgins Donnachie

    Male1904–Male

    Robert Donnachie

    Male1906–1914Male

    Male1908–1947Male

Parents and Siblings

    Cumming Maxwell Dunnachie

    Male1841–1921Male

    Jane Richmond

    Female1848–Female

siblings

(16)

    Jeanie Donaghy

    Female1865–Female

    Male1866–Male

    Marion Donaghy

    Female1868–1870Female

    John Donaghy

    Male1870–1870Male

    Grace Dunnaghie

    Female1872–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 2

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.
1884

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 36

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matthew Donnachie in household of Cumming M Donnachie, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Mathew Donachie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mathew Donachie - Government record: birth-name: Mathew Donaghy

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