James Whisker

about 1818–1 January 1875 (Age 57)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Whisker was born about 1818, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Whisker, was 43 and his mother, Margaret Gibson, was 37. He died on 1 January 1875, in Newton on Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

James Whisker
1775–1855
Margaret Gibson
1781–
Jane Whisker
1795–
James Whisker
1818–1875
Robert Whisker
1796–
Edward Whisker
1797–1868
Elenor Whisker
1799–
William Whisker
1802–
Anne Whisker
1803–
John Whisker
1804–
Salisbury Whisker
1807–
William Whisker
1808–
James Whisker
1810–1875
Elizabeth Whisker
1811–1875
William Whisker
1813–

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World Events (8)

1820 · "The ""Radical War""."
Age 2
The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
1823
Age 5
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
Age 20
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.

Name Meaning

Norman, English: see Wishart .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Wishart

Sources (2)

  • James Whisker, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Whisker - Government record: birth-name: James Whisker

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