Adam Durham

31 December 1841–
Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Adam

When Adam Durham was born on 31 December 1841, his father, Adam Durham, was 28 and his mother, Jean Dewar Begg Liddle, was 28. He married Catherine Carnie on 27 September 1867, in Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Adam Durham
1841–
Catherine Carnie
1842–1874
Marriage: 27 September 1867
Catherine Johnstone Carnie Durham
1870–1873
Adam Durham
1872–1894

Spouse and Children

    Male1841–Male

    Catherine Carnie

    Female1842–1874Female

MARRIAGE
27 September 1867
Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Catherine Johnstone Carnie Durham

    Female1870–1873Female

    Adam Durham

    Male1872–1894Male

Parents and Siblings

    Adam Durham

    Male1813–1887Male

    Jean Dewar Begg Liddle

    Female1813–1883Female

siblings

(5)

    James Durham

    Male1836–Male

    Margaret Begg Durham

    Female1837–1905Female

    Jean Durham

    Female1840–Female

    Male1841–Male

    Christian Durham

    Female1844–Female

World Events (8)

1843

Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 2

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Durham, a city in northeastern England, named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ ( see Down 1) + Old Norse holmr ‘island’.

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

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