Mrs Grace Mary Conacher Heron

Female1909–1993

Brief Life History of Grace Mary Conacher

When Mrs Grace Mary Conacher Heron was born in 1909, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Heron, was 31 and her mother, Mary S Lowe, was 35. She had at least 2 sons with James Edgar Graham. She died in 1993, in her hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

James Edgar Graham
1898–1964
Mrs Grace Mary Conacher Heron
1909–1993
James Graham
1933–2021
kennith Noble Graham

Sources (2)

  • Grace Mary Heron in entry for J Edgar Graham, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Grace Mary Heron in entry for J E Graham, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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Children (2)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (1)

World Events (8)

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 4

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.

1914

Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 25

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Herron .

French (Héron): nickname for a tall, thin person, thought to resemble a heron (Old French hairon).

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

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