Robert Spittal

1 May 1813–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Spittal was born on 1 May 1813, his father, James Spittal, was 30 and his mother, Christian Bell, was 32. He lived in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1813.

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James Spittal
Christian Bell
Thomas Spittal
Jean Spittal
Helen Spittall
Robert Spittal
James Spittall
William Spittal

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 4

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 34

The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.

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  • Robert Spittall, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Spittal -

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