Andrew Stenhouse

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Stenhouse was born on 23 April 1858, in Burntisland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Stanhouse, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Bowman, was 25. He married Robina Adamson on 1 January 1880, in Buckhaven, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Buckhaven, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891 and Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Andrew Stenhouse
Robina Adamson
Marriage: 1 January 1880
Mary Stenhouse
Joseph Stenhouse
John Stenhouse
Margaret Stenhouse
Janet Stenhouse
Robina Stenhouse
Andrew Stenhouse
Archibald Stenhouse

Sources (7)

  • Andrew Stenhouse, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Andrew Stenhouse, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Andrew Stenhouse in household of Joseph Stenhouse, "Scotland Census, 1861"

World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name principally from the barony of Stenhouse in Larbert (Stirlingshire), but perhaps also from places so named in Midlothian and Dumfriesshire. Compare Stonehouse .

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

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