Alfred G Sim

5 October 1895–5 April 1985 (Age 89)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred G

When Alfred G Sim was born on 5 October 1895, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Birnie Sim, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Mackay Finlayson, was 37. He died on 5 April 1985, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Birnie Sim
1862–
Margaret Mackay Finlayson
1858–1897
Birnie Sim
1887–
Annie Mary Sim
1889–
Charles Sim
1891–
George Finlayson Sim
1893–
Margaret Finlayson Sim
1894–
Alfred G Sim
1895–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Birnie Sim

    Male1862–Male

    Margaret Mackay Finlayson

    Female1858–1897Female

siblings

(6)

    Birnie Sim

    Male1887–Male

    Annie Mary Sim

    Female1889–Female

    Charles Sim

    Male1891–Male

    George Finlayson Sim

    Male1893–Male

    Margaret Finlayson Sim

    Female1894–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 1

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.
1908

Age 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919 · Battle of George Square

Age 24

A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and Dutch: from the personal name Sim, a short form of Simon .2 Korean: variant of Shim .3 Indonesian: unexplained.

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

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