Francis Gebbie

22 January 1837–
Loudoun, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis

When Francis Gebbie was born on 22 January 1837, his father, Robert Gebbie, was 22 and his mother, Christene Findlay, was 15.

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Family Time Line

Robert Gebbie
1814–
Christene Findlay
1821–1866
Francis Gebbie
1837–
Janet Gebbie
1844–1880
Francis Gebbie
1851–
William Gebbie
1853–
Mary Gebbie
1857–1892
Robert Gebbie
1861–1922
Christina Gebbie
1864–

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World Events (8)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 1

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
1843

Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the Norman personal name Giselbert ( see Gilbert ).

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

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