Janet Spalding Rodger

Female1908–December 1977

Brief Life History of Janet Spalding

When Janet Spalding Rodger was born in 1908, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Rodger, was 39 and her mother, Marion Cairns Brooks, was 30. She died in December 1977, in her hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Larkhall Cemetery, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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John Rodger
Marion Cairns Brooks
Janet Spalding Rodger
Mary Rodger
John Rodger
George Rodger

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  • Janet Spalding Rodger, "Find A Grave Index"
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World Events (8)


Age 0

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 5

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

1927 · Kilmarnock War Memorial

Age 19

The Kilmarnock War Memorial was built to pay tribute to all residents of Kilmarnock who fought in World War I. Most of the building is accessible to the public and names of the people who died line the walkways inside and out. After World War II, additions were made adding the names of those who gave their lives in World War II.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Roger .

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

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