James Alexander Minty

6 July 1853–14 October 1927 (Age 74)
Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James Alexander

When James Alexander Minty was born on 6 July 1853, in Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Minty, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Logie, was 31. He married Mary Laing Webster on 14 November 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. In 1901, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as foreman. He died on 14 October 1927, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Minty
1853–1927
Mary Laing Webster
1858–1915
Marriage: 14 November 1878
Allison Mitchell Dalrmyple Minty
1879–1941
William Grant Minty
1881–1890
James Alexander George Minty
1884–1964
Mary Laing Webster Minty
1887–1979
Elizabeth Christina Minty
1889–1906
Ellen Hislop Minty
1892–1919
Fredris Marion Powdrell Minty
1895–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1878
children

(7)

    Allison Mitchell Dalrmyple Minty

    Female1879–1941Female

    William Grant Minty

    Male1881–1890Male

    Male1884–1964Male

    Female1887–1979Female

    Elizabeth Christina Minty

    Female1889–1906Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Minty

    Male1821–1894Male

    Elizabeth Logie

    Female1821–1901Female

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth M. Minty

    Female1848–Female

    Mina De Le Tour Minty

    Female1850–Female

    William Cooper Minty

    Male1851–Male

    Male1853–1927Male

    Jane Logie Minty

    Female1855–1931Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 1

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 4

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 21

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: perhaps a variant of Minto .2 English: locative name from Minety (Wilts).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James A Minty, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • James A Minty in entry for James S Stormont and Alice Minty, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • James Alexander Minty in entry for William Grant Minty, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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