James Gardner

1859–
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Gardner was born on 6 September 1859, in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Alexander Gardner and Janet Crawford. He lived in Greenock West, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1871 and Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Alexander Gardner
1820–1893
Janet Crawford
James Gardner
1859–
Margaret Gardner
1862–
Alexander Gardner
1863–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 9

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.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 31

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Gardner in household of Alexander Gardner, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • James Gardner in household of Alexander Gardner, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • James Gardener in household of Alexr Gardener, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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