1799–1867 (Age 67)
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John was born on 16 September 1799, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Berwick, was 34 and his mother, Agnes Hynd, was 29. He died on 16 May 1867, at the age of 67.

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1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 3

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 16

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 18

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Name Meaning

Greek: From the scriptural name Y'hohhanán, which has been translated as "the Lord gave graciously," "whom Jehovah gave," and "whom Jehovah bestowed." Eoin and Iain are Gaelic forms. Jahana and Jan are Anglo-Norman forms. Jean and Jane are female names derived from the French name Jeanne, from root of John. Nicknames are Jenny and Jinny. Johnina is a female name formed from John. Johanna and Joan are female names from John. Jehane is the Anglo-Norman form of Joan. Jone is another spelling. Sine is a Gaelic form of Jane. Janet is a diminutive of Jane. Deònaid is a Gaelic form. Jonet is a Scottish form of Janet. Jessie is a Scottish name used for Janet. Jessica is a female name derived from Jessie. Segnaid and Seonaid are Gaelic forms of Janet.

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  • John Berwick, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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