Catherine Lyall

1910–1953 (Age 43)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Lyall was born in 1910, her father, Christopher Lyall, was 43 and her mother, Euphemia Swan McInroy, was 40. She married Harold Philip on 3 June 1936, in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. In 1936, at the age of 26, her occupation is listed as milliner in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died on 20 June 1953, in Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 43, and was buried in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Catherine Lyall
Harold Philip
Marriage: 3 June 1936

Spouse & Children

  • Female1910–1953Female

  • Harold Philip


3 June 1936
Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings



  • Euphemia Swan Lyall


  • Thomas Marshall Lyall


  • Johan Lyall


  • Christopher Lyall


  • Anne Lyall


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World Events (8)

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 3

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 4

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

Age 14

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharine in entry for Philip, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Catherine Philip in entry for Philip, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Catherine Lyall, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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