Andrew Wales

20 June 1870–
Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Wales was born on 20 June 1870, in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Wales, was 26 and his mother, Jane Murray, was 30. He married Margaret Barr Weir on 15 July 1898. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Wales
1870–
Margaret Barr Weir
1875–
Marriage: 15 July 1898
Marion Wales
1898–
Andrew Wales
1899–
Thomas Wales
1900–1901
Jeanie Wales
1902–
William Wales
1904–
Maggie Wales
1905–

Spouse and Children

    Male1870–Male

    Margaret Barr Weir

    Female1875–Female

MARRIAGE
15 July 1898
Muirkirk, East Ayrshire, Scotland
children

(6)

    Marion Wales

    Female1898–Female

    Andrew Wales

    Male1899–Male

    Thomas Wales

    Male1900–1901Male

    Jeanie Wales

    Female1902–Female

    William Wales

    Male1904–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1844–Male

    Jane Murray

    Female1840–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1865–Male

    John Wales

    Male1867–Male

    Male1870–Male

    Janet Wales

    Female1872–1873Female

    Female1872–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 4

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 14

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

Age 32

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 and Scottish: patronymic from Wale 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Andrew Wales, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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