James Heggie

7 April 1908–1985 (Age 76)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Heggie was born on 7 April 1908, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Heggie, was 31 and his mother, Jeanie Dalglish, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Rosina Murphy. He died in 1985, in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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James Heggie
Rosina Murphy
Jean Dalglish Heggie
James Heggie

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    Jean Dalglish Heggie


    James Heggie


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    Jeanie Dalglish




World Events (8)

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 5

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 6

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 26

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: reduced form of MacKeggie, an Anglicized form probably of Gaelic Mac Adhamh, Mac Edhamh, patronymics from the Gaelicized form of Adam .

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

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