Elizabeth Norrie

Female23 February 1838–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Norrie was born on 23 February 1838, in Kilconquhar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Norrie, was 40 and her mother, Helen Philip, was 39. She married William Wilson on 24 April 1868, in Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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William Wilson
Elizabeth Norrie
Marriage: 24 April 1868
Ann Morgan Wilson
William Wilson
Robert Norrie Wilson

Sources (9)

  • Elizth Norrie in household of Robt Norrie, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Elisabeth Norrie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth Norrie, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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  • Marriage
    24 April 1868Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

    Age 5

    The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.

    1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

    Age 36

    The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Angus and Aberdeenshire): habitational name from the country of Norway (reflecting the Scandinavian form Norge). Compare Norway .

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

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