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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Birnie Sim
Margaret Mackay Finlayson
Birnie Sim
Annie Mary Sim
Charles Sim
George Finlayson Sim
Margaret Finlayson Sim
Alfred G Sim

Parents and Siblings

    Birnie Sim


    Margaret Mackay Finlayson




    Birnie Sim


    Annie Mary Sim


    Charles Sim


    George Finlayson Sim


    Margaret Finlayson Sim


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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.

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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