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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David Mitchell
Elizabeth Wyse
William Mitchell

Spouse and Children



    William Mitchell


Parents and Siblings

    Mitchell David


    Cecilia Chrichton




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.

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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