Margaret Erskine Horne Shaw

29 October 1893–1 February 1951 (Age 57)
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The Life of Margaret Erskine Horne

When Margaret Erskine Horne Shaw was born on 29 October 1893, her father, William Shaw, was 35 and her mother, Annie Paterson, was 29. She lived in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 1 February 1951, at the age of 57.

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William Shaw
Annie Paterson
Helen Frew Shaw
David Shaw
Margaret Erskine Horne Shaw
John Paterson Shaw
William Shaw
Annie Paterson Shaw
Elizabeth Shaw
Jeanie Shaw
Robert Shaw

Parents and Siblings

    William Shaw


    Annie Paterson




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World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 3

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 20

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or thicket, Middle English s(c)hage, s(c)hawe (Old English sceaga), or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The English surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.2 Scottish and Irish: adopted as an English form of any of various Gaelic surnames derived from the personal name Sitheach ‘wolf’.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Margaret Erskine Horn Shaw in household of George William Marple, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Maggie Shaw in household of William Shaw, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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