John Beveridge Adamson

10 August 1827–28 December 1915 (Age 88)
Crossgates, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John Beveridge

When John Beveridge Adamson was born on 10 August 1827, in Crossgates, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Adamson, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Beveridge, was 31. He married Ann Haines on 11 March 1856, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 28 December 1915, at the age of 88, and was buried in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Beveridge Adamson
1827–1915
Ann Haines
1827–1911
Marriage: 11 March 1856
John Beveridge Adamson
1858–1884
William Haines Adamson
1860–1860
Lydia Adamson
1861–1912
Claudia Adamson
1864–1950
Henry Robert George Adamson
1867–1938
Ross Fifeshire Adamson
1871–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1856
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
children

(6)

    John Beveridge Adamson

    Male1858–1884Male

    William Haines Adamson

    Male1860–1860Male

    Lydia Adamson

    Female1861–1912Female

    Female1864–1950Female

    Henry Robert George Adamson

    Male1867–1938Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1829

Age 2

Australia is claimed as British territory.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 5

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 27

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

Common patronymic form of Adam , especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams .

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

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