Janet Currie

Female31 December 1871–

Brief Life History of Janet

When Janet Currie was born on 31 December 1871, in Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Currie, was 32 and her mother, Ellen Dickson, was 34.

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Peter Currie
Ellen Dickson
Margaret Currie
Peter Currie
William B. Currie
James Currie
Margaret Currie
Robert Dickson Currie
Janet Currie

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  • Janet Currie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

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World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 3

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.


Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


Age 37

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain, marsh’.

Scottish: habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire or another place so named (see Corrie ).

Scottish form of Irish Curry or, in Arran, an Anglicized form of Mac Mhuirich (see McMurray ).

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

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