Robert Mcnaught

26 March 1857–
Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Mcnaught was born on 26 March 1857, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Mcknight, was 27 and his mother, Janet Thomson, was 27. He lived in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1861.

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Robert Mcknight
Janet Thomson
Elisabeth Mcknight
Robert Mcnaught
James Mcnaught
Isabella Mcnaught
Helen Mcnaught
William Mcnaught

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World Events (8)

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

Age 11

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.

Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 33

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and Irish: shortened form of McNaughton .2 Irish: in Donegal, a variant of McKnight .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robt Mcknight in household of Robert Mcknight, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Robert Mcnaught, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robt. McKnight in the 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription

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