Alexander Peggie

29 September 1872–
West Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Peggie was born on 29 September 1872, in West Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Peggie, was 34 and his mother, Janet Christie, was 32. He lived in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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George Peggie
Janet Christie
Janet Peggie
Margaret Peggie
David Peggie
Alexander Peggie
George Peggie
Janet A Peggie

Parents and Siblings


    Janet Christie




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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

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 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 33

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of MacKeggie, an Anglicized form probably of Gaelic Mac Adhamh, Mac Edhamh, patronymics from the Gaelicized form of Adam .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alex Peggie in household of George Peggie, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Alexander Peggie in household of George Peggie, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Alexander Peggie in household of George Peggie, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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