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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Family Time Line

Alexander Wright
1808–
Beatrix Sinclair
1816–
David Wright
1839–
Margaret Wright
1840–
Beatrix Wright
1842–
Mary Wright
1844–
Isabella Wright
1850–
Jane Wright
1851–
John Wright
1853–
Robert Wright
1855–
Ann Wright
1857–
Alexander Sinclair Wright
1858–

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

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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.

1884

Age 29

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1908

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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