Harriet Wakeford Murray

8 January 1894–September 1974 (Age 80)
Hassendeanburn, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet Wakeford

When Harriet Wakeford Murray was born on 8 January 1894, in Hassendeanburn, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Murray, was 40 and her mother, Janet Steedman, was 30. She married Thomas Kilpatrick about 1920, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in September 1974, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Kilpatrick
Harriet Wakeford Murray
Marriage: about 1920
Thomas Kilpatrick

Spouse and Children

about 1920
Scotland, United Kingdom


    Thomas Kilpatrick


Parents and Siblings

    William Murray





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World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 2

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 14

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: regional name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which is probably named with Old Celtic elements meaning ‘sea’ + ‘settlement’.2 Irish (southern Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ (the name of several different families in various parts of Ireland), or a shortened form of McMurray .3 Irish: reduced form of MacIlmurray, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhuire ( see Gilmore ).

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

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