Richard Boyes

1826–
Dumfriesshire, Scotland

The Life of Richard

When Richard Boyes was born in 1826, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, his father, James Boyes, was 40 and his mother, Isabella Paxton, was 42. He lived in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

James Boyes
1786–1894
Isabella Paxton
1784–
John Boyes
1809–1891
James Boyes
1818–1894
Thomas Boyes
1822–1845
Richard Boyes
1822–
Joseph Boyes
1812–
Margaret Boyes
1815–
Richard Boyes
1826–
Jennet Boyes
1831–1910
Robert Boyes
1831–1915
Janet Boyes
1833–

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World Events (8)

1830

Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 6

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 31

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Boyce .2 Americanized spelling of French Bois .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Richard Boyes, "Scotland Census, 1841"

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