Joseph Chalmers

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Chalmers was born on 28 October 1847, in Netherley, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Chalmers, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Jamieson, was 21. He married Ann Ogg in May 1880. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 15 February 1924, in Drumoak, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Drumoak, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Joseph Chalmers
Ann Ogg
Marriage: May 1880
Joseph Chalmers
Anne Garrow Chalmers
William Chalmers
Alexander Chalmers
Bessie Chalmers
Maggie Chalmers
David Chalmers
Florence Chalmers

Sources (7)

  • Joseph Chalmers, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Joseph Chalmers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Joseph Chalmers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

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.

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from Older Scots chalmer ‘chamberlain’; compare Chambers . The mb was assimilated to mm; the l was purely graphic, indicating that the preceding a was long.

English: possibly a localized form of Challinor (see Challender ), with dissimilation of ln to lm in Chalner.

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

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