James Buglass

7 February 1897–21 February 1954 (Age 57)
Saint Rollox, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Buglass was born on 7 February 1897, in Saint Rollox, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Simpson Buglass, was 35 and his mother, Helen Blackstock, was 36. He married Isabella Thomson Alexander on 19 September 1924, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 21 February 1954, in Partick, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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James Buglass
Isabella Thomson Alexander
Marriage: 19 September 1924

Spouse and Children


    Isabella Thomson Alexander


19 September 1924
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Simpson Buglass


    Helen Blackstock




World Events (8)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 5

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Age 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 16

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.

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  • 1901 Scotland Census

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