Robert Alexander Henderson

9 April 1907–1994 (Age 86)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Alexander

When Robert Alexander Henderson was born on 9 April 1907, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Henderson, was 31 and his mother, Mary Findlay, was 34. He married Janet Douglas Baillie on 8 April 1939, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died in 1994, in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Alexander Henderson
Janet Douglas Baillie
Marriage: 8 April 1939

Spouse and Children

8 April 1939
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Henderson





    Andrew Henderson


    Wilhelmina Henderson



    Alexander Henderson


    John Henderson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 6

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.
1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 27

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 and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

The Hut at Fintry

My Grandparents, Andrew and Mary Henderson owned, what was called, a hut, at Fintry. This is a small village in the Campsie Fells where many people from the city of Glasgow excaped to in their free ti …

Sources (1)

  • Robert Alexander Henderson, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.