Mitchell Georgeson

1908–1995 (Age 86)
Sand Wick, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mitchell

When Mitchell Georgeson was born on 2 June 1908, in Sand Wick, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Angus Georgeson, was 38 and his mother, Barbara Smith Moffat, was 32. He married Rubertha Ann Tait on 14 August 1940, in Trondra, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 7 April 1995, in Lerwick, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Mitchell Georgeson
Rubertha Ann Tait
Marriage: 14 August 1940

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14 August 1940
Trondra, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 5

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.

Age 6

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 26

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

English (chiefly Northumberland): patronymic from the personal name George ( see George ).

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

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