Marrion Wardlaw

Brief Life History of Marrion

When Marrion Wardlaw was born in January 1826, her father, Robert Wardlaw, was 22 and her mother, Marrion Bennet, was 23.

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Robert Wardlaw
Marrion Bennet
Robert Wardlaw
Marrion Wardlaw
James Wardlaw
Marion Wardlaw
Helen Wardlaw
Catherine Wardlaw
Kate Wardlaw
Marion Wardlaw
Elizabeth Wardlaw

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  • Marrion Wardlaw, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from Wardlaw, in Kirkhill, Inverness, which is recorded as Wardelaue in 1202, or perhaps Wardlaw in Ayrs. However, the possibility that the Scottish family is related to the Wardlow family of Wardlow (Derbys) cannot be ruled out. The placenames derive from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hlāw ‘mound, hill’.

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

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