Robert Lindsay

10 October 1862–
Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Lindsay was born on 10 October 1862, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Lindsay, was 32 and his mother, Marion Andrew, was 21. He lived in Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Lindsay
1830–1904
Marion Andrew
1841–
William Lindsay
1860–1901
Robert Lindsay
1864–
Agnes Lindsay
1874–
Robert Lindsay
1862–
Ellen Lindsay
1864–
Mary Lindsay
1866–1927
John Lindsay
1869–
James Lindsay
1871–
Agness Lindsay
1873–
David Lindsay
1876–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

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

Age 6

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 22

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

Age 34

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

1 Scottish: habitational name from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England.This is first found in the form Lindissi, apparently a derivative of the British name of Lincoln . To this was later added the Old English element ēg ‘island’, since the place was virtually cut off by the surrounding fenland.The surname was taken to Scotland at an early date and is the name of an important and powerful Scottish family.2 Irish: adopted as an equivalent of various Gaelic names ( see Lindsey ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Robert Lindsay in household of William Lindsay, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Robert Lindsay in household of William Lindsay, "Scotland Census, 1891"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.