Mable Alexandrea Christie

18 July 1908–30 April 1987 (Age 78)
Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mable Alexandrea

When Mable Alexandrea Christie was born on 18 July 1908, in Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Fordyce Christie, was 40 and her mother, Barbara Thom, was 37. She had at least 1 son with John Girvan Dalgleish. She died on 30 April 1987, in Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Girvan Dalgleish
Mable Alexandrea Christie
Ian Lauriston Dalgleish

Spouse and Children



    Ian Lauriston Dalgleish


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Fordyce Christie


    Barbara Thom




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: from the personal name Christie, a pet form of Christian .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mabel Alexandra Christie in entry for John Girvan Dalgleish, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Mabel Alexandra Christie Dalgleish, "Find A Grave Index"

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