William Lindsay

14 November 1862–
Loudoun, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Lindsay was born on 14 November 1862, in Loudoun, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Allan Lindsay, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Auld, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Allan Lindsay
1821–1906
Margaret Auld
1836–
William Lindsay
1862–
Margaret Lindsay
1877–1968
Robert Lindsay
1864–1905
Allan Lindsay
1866–
John Lindsay
1868–
Martha Lindsay
1870–1909
Thomas Lindsay
1871–
Jean Granger Lindsay
1875–1966
Annie Lindsay
1879–

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World Events (3)

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).
1908

Age 46

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • 1871 Scotland Census
  • 1881 Scotland Census
  • 1891 Scotland Census

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