Andrew Berwick

1802–1878 (Age 75)
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Berwick was born on 27 August 1802, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Berwick, was 37 and his mother, Agnes Hynd, was 32. He married Agnes Russell on 21 December 1824. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 April 1878, at the age of 75.

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Andrew Berwick
Agnes Russell
Marriage: 21 December 1824
Andrew Berwick
Robert Berrick
Margret Berwick
David Berwick

Spouse & Children

  • Male1802–1878Male

  • Agnes Russell


21 December 1824


  • Andrew Berwick


  • Robert Berrick


  • Margret Berwick


  • David Berwick


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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 9

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.

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 20

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

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 (1)

  • Andrew Berwick, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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