Thomas Berwick

1811–1884 (Age 73)
Kettle, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Berwick was born in 1811, in Kettle, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Berwick, was 46 and his mother, Agnes Hynd, was 41. He married Mary Imrie on 28 December 1825, in Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 4 January 1884, in Kettlebridge, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Berwick
1811–1884
Mary Imrie
Marriage: 28 December 1825
David Berwick
1826–
Elizabeth Berwick
1827–
Mary Berwick
1829–
Andrew Berwick
1830–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1811–1884Male

  • Mary Imrie

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
28 December 1825
Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(4)

  • David Berwick

    Male1826–Male

  • Elizabeth Berwick

    Female1827–Female

  • Mary Berwick

    Female1829–Female

  • Andrew Berwick

    Male1830–Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 0

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Berwick-on-Tweed, on the Northumbrian coast at the mouth of the Tweed river, a border town that regularly changed hands between the Scots and the English.2 English: variant of Barwick .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Berwick, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Berwick, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Berwick, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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