David Mitchell

17 May 1898–5 October 1989 (Age 91)
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Mitchell was born on 17 May 1898, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Mitchell David, was 29 and his mother, Cecilia Chrichton, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Elizabeth Wyse. He died on 5 October 1989, in his hometown, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

David Mitchell
1898–1989
Elizabeth Wyse
1898–1989
William Mitchell
1926–2004

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    William Mitchell

    Male1926–2004Male

Parents and Siblings

    Mitchell David

    Male1869–Male

    Cecilia Chrichton

    Female1871–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 4

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
1908

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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