Henry Carty

Male11 February 1916–13 May 1977

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Carty was born on 11 February 1916, in Holytown, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Campbell Carty, was 31 and his mother, Mary Reid, was 21. He married Christina Gardner Wilson on 7 July 1937, in Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 13 May 1977, at the age of 61, and was buried in Strathaven Cemetery, Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Henry Carty
Christina Gardner Wilson
Marriage: 7 July 1937

Sources (3)

  • Henry Carty Birth Certificate
  • 1937 Marriage Henry Carty-Christina Gardner Wilson
  • Henry Carty, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1937Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    1919 · Battle of George Square

    Age 3

    A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

    1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

    Age 18

    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

    Irish (Cork, Wexford, Roscommon): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cárthaigh ‘descendant of Cárthach’, an adjectival personal name meaning ‘loving’. This was a poet family in Connacht. The same personal name is the source of McCarthy , which was sometimes shortened later to Carthy.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Strathaven Cemetery Lanarkshire Memorial Inscriptions

    ILMO Henry Carty died 13/5/1977 aged 61 years beloved husband of Chrissie Wilson died 8/1/1999 aged 82 years. Memorial inscription has Henry's age as 81 but is an error as Scotlands People have his ag …

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