Isabella Barber

about 1834–3 March 1918 (Age 84)
Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Barber was born about 1834, in Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, her father, Adam Barber, was 27 and her mother, Marion Thomson, was 24. She married Richard Archibald on 9 December 1859, in Prestonpans, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Musselburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 3 March 1918, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Richard Archibald
1831–1904
Isabella Barber
1834–1918
Marriage: 9 December 1859
Mary Thomson Archibald
1860–1934
Margaret Archibald
1861–
Euphemia Archibald
1862–1865
William Archibald
1865–1954
Adam Barber Archibald
1867–1926
Thomas Archibald
1869–
Isabella Archibald
1871–1874
Beatrice Ann Archibald
1873–1874
Robert Archibald
1875–1950
Richard Archibald
1878–1940
John Archibald
1880–1880
John Archibald
1881–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1859
Prestonpans, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

    Adam Barber

    Male1807–1864Male

    Marion Thomson

    Female1810–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1834–1918Female

    John Barber

    Male1838–1850Male

    Robert Barber

    Male1842–Male

    Catherine Barber

    Female1843–Female

    Adam Barber

    Male1846–1864Male

World Events (8)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 4

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
1843

Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a barber, Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’. In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isabella Archibald in household of Richard Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Isabella Archibald in household of Richard Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Isabella Archibald in household of Richard Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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