Alexander Archibald

18 May 1841–24 July 1912 (Age 71)
Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Archibald was born on 18 May 1841, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Archibald, was 34 and his mother, Catharine Wilson, was 33. He married Elizabeth McKinlay on 24 November 1871, in Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 24 July 1912, in Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Archibald
1841–1912
Elizabeth McKinlay
1850–1935
Marriage: 24 November 1871
George Archibald
1872–
James Archibald
1874–
Isabella McKinlay Archibald
1876–1950
Henry Thain Archibald
1878–1878
Catherine Wilson Archibald
1879–1883
Alexander Archibald
1882–1898
Elizabeth McKinlay Archibald
1884–1976
Catherine Archibald
1886–
Charles McKinlay Archibald
1889–1889
William Archibald
1890–1891
Helen Robertson Archibald
1892–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1871
Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    George Archibald

    Male1872–Male

    James Archibald

    Male1874–Male

    Female1876–1950Female

    Henry Thain Archibald

    Male1878–1878Male

    Catherine Wilson Archibald

    Female1879–1883Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Janet Archibald

    Female1830–1830Female

    Mary Archibald

    Female1831–1901Female

    Margaret Archibald

    Female1834–1835Female

    Male1836–1873Male

    Joan Archibald

    Female1839–1844Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 2

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.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 27

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

Bold in work or activity. Gilleasbuig is the Gaelic form of Archibald.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexr Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Alexander Archibald in household of Pollock, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Alexander Archibald in household of George Archibald, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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