Norman Anderson

15 October 1930–9 December 1989 (Age 59)
Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Norman

When Norman Anderson was born on 15 October 1930, in Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Patrick Anderson, was 33 and his mother, Annie Cruickshanks Johnston, was 29. He died on 9 December 1989, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Anderson
1897–1951
Annie Cruickshanks Johnston
1901–1987
Margaret Ann Dobson Anderson
1920–1991
John Anderson
1924–1929
Jean Anderson
1924–1929
Thomas Anderson
1925–1925
Eileen Anderson
1929–2019
Norman Anderson
1930–1989
Charles Anderson
1933–2005

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1920–1991Female

    Jean Anderson

    Female1924–1929Female

    John Anderson

    Male1924–1929Male

    Thomas Anderson

    Male1925–1925Male

    Eileen Anderson

    Female1929–2019Female

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World Events (8)

1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 4

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.
1940

Age 10

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1947 · The First Edinburgh International Festival is Held.

Age 17

The idea of the Edinburgh Festival was mainly focused on providing a platform for the flowering of the human spirit and enrich the cultural life of Scotland. The Festival was founded by Rudolf Bing and Henry Harvey Wood after they discussed it over lunch in London convincing themselves that musical and operatic festivals would be good for the communities after World War II ended. After lots of planning and getting everything ready for a large crowd, The first International Festival took place between 22 August and 11 September and has since taken place every August.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

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