Robert Neil

8 December 1865–
Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Neil was born on 8 December 1865, in Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Neil, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Gillies, was 19. He married Jane Brown on 25 March 1892, in Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Robert Neil
1865–
Jane Brown
1872–
Marriage: 25 March 1892
William Neil
1892–
James Neil
1902–
Elizabeth Neil
1895–
Margaret Neil
1897–
Robert Neil
1900–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 March 1892
Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    William Neil

    Male1892–Male

    Elizabeth Neil

    Female1895–Female

    Margaret Neil

    Female1897–Female

    Male1900–1978Male

    James Neil

    Male1902–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Neil

    Male1845–Male

    Elizabeth Gillies

    Female1846–Female

siblings

(6)

    James Neil

    Male1865–Male

    Male1865–Male

    Jean Neil

    Female1865–Female

    James Neil

    Male1869–Male

    Janet Neil

    Female1871–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

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

Age 3

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 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 31

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McNeil or variant of Neill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Robert Neil, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Robert Neil, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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