Jean Ballingal

Female28 July 1823–

Brief Life History of Jean

When Jean Ballingal was born on 28 July 1823, her father, George Balingall, was 58 and her mother, Grace Dunn, was 25.

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George Balingall
Grace Dunn
George Ballingal
Jean Ballingal
Peter Ballingal
Janet Ballingal

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  • Jean Ballingal, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Age 7

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 9

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.

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 31

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

Name Meaning

Scottish: locative name from the lands of Ballingall near Milnathort (Kinross).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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