Robert Mc Quillen

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Mc

When Robert Mc Quillen was born on 23 January 1868, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert McQuillen, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Hynd, was 38. He lived in St. Andrews, Midlothian, Scotland in 1871.

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Robert McQuillen
Margaret Hynd
John Mc Quillen
Janet Mc Quillen
Elizabeth Mc Quillen
Henry Mc Quillen
Robert Mc Quillen
Margaret Mc Quillen

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  • Robert McQuillen


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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 6

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 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 34

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

Irish: reduced form of McQuillan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Mcquillan in household of Robert Mcquillan, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Robert Mcquillen in household of Robert Mcquillen, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Robert Mc Quillen, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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