Agnes Anderson

1833–
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Anderson was born in 1833, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, John Anderson, was 32 and her mother, Catharine Jackson, was 31. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

John Anderson
1801–
Catharine Jackson
1802–1878
Isabella Anderson
1826–
Catherine Anderson
1828–
John Anderson
1831–
Agnes Anderson
1833–
Margaret Anderson
1836–
Catherine Anderson
1841–
Robert Anderson
1845–1916

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 5

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
1843

Age 10

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 35

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (1)

  • Agnes Anderson in household of John Anderson, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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