Agnes Harris Macindoe

Brief Life History of Agnes Harris

When Agnes Harris Macindoe was born on 19 January 1869, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Harris McIndoe, was 25 and her mother, Jane Lapsley, was 24. She lived in Kelvin, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891 and Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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James Harris McIndoe
Jane Lapsley
Robert Hendry Macindoe
Agnes Harris Macindoe
Margaret Hendry Macindoe
James Harris Macindoe
John L Mc Indoe

Sources (4)

  • Agnes Macindoe in household of James H Macindoe, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Agnes Harris Macindoe, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Twins H McIndoe in household of Jane Mcindoe, "Scotland Census, 1881"

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

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.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain Duibh ‘son of black(-haired) Ian’, a Gaelic form of the personal name John . This is said to be a sept of the clan Buchanan .

Irish: variant of McAdoo .

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

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