Nellie Hogarth Henderson

17 August 1872–
Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Nellie Hogarth

Nellie Hogarth Henderson was born on 17 August 1872, in Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of James Henderson and Elizabeth Brown. She married Robert Swan on 21 December 1899, in South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Robert Swan
Nellie Hogarth Henderson
Marriage: 21 December 1899
James Allen Swan

Spouse and Children

21 December 1899
South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    James Henderson


    Elizabeth Brown




World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

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 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 33

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Scotland census 1901
  • Nellie Hogarth Henderson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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