Leslie Simpson Elrick

Male11 February 1911–19 May 1987

Brief Life History of Leslie Simpson

When Leslie Simpson Elrick was born on 11 February 1911, in Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Slessor Elrick, was 31 and his mother, Maggie Jane Hay Robertson, was 30. He married Rachel Marie Dondalson on 23 April 1945, in Ireland. He died on 19 May 1987, in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Leslie Simpson Elrick
Rachel Marie Dondalson
Marriage: 23 April 1945

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    23 April 1945Ireland
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    World Events (8)

    1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

    Age 2

    The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.


    Age 3

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

    Age 23

    The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Aberdeenshire): habitational name from any of several minor places called Elrick in Aberdeenshire. Compare Elerick .

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

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