William Shorthouse

1915–1980 (Age 65)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Shorthouse was born in 1915, in Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Andrea Mckelvie in 1935, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died in 1980, in Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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William Shorthouse
1915–1980
Andrea Mckelvie
1915–1974
Marriage: 1935

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1935
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1918

Age 3

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1919 · Battle of George Square

Age 4

A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.
1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 19

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.

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