Robert Wright

Male23 October 1855–

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Wright was born on 23 October 1855, in Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Wright, was 47 and his mother, Beatrix Sinclair, was 39.

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Alexander Wright
Beatrix Sinclair
David Wright
Margaret Wright
Beatrix Wright
Mary Wright
Isabella Wright
Jane Wright
John Wright
Robert Wright
Ann Wright
Alexander Sinclair Wright

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  • Robert Wright, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (3)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 2

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.


Age 29

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


Age 53

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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