Isabella Cairns

29 October 1856–27 July 1928 (Age 71)
Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Cairns was born on 29 October 1856, in Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Cairns, was 45 and her mother, Janet Bell, was 43. She married Andrew Taylor on 25 August 1878, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 27 July 1928, in Morpeth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Taylor
1857–
Isabella Cairns
1856–1928
Marriage: 25 August 1878
Mary Taylor
1881–
Isabella Bell Taylor
1883–
Alfred Taylor
1886–
Sarah Taylor
1889–1901
Annie Taylor
1892–
Elizabeth Ord Taylor
1895–

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Taylor

    Male1857–Male

    Female1856–1928Female

MARRIAGE
25 August 1878
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Mary Taylor

    Female1881–Female

    Isabella Bell Taylor

    Female1883–Female

    Alfred Taylor

    Male1886–Male

    Sarah Taylor

    Female1889–1901Female

    Annie Taylor

    Female1892–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Cairns

    Male1811–1884Male

    Janet Bell

    Female1813–1865Female

siblings

(8)

    Robert Cairns

    Male1840–1916Male

    Robert Cairns

    Male1841–Male

    Andrew Cairns

    Male1842–1891Male

    James Cairns

    Male1844–1927Male

    Margaret Cairns

    Female1847–1893Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 1

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 12

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.
1878 · Collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank.

Age 22

Because of a discovery of a £7,000 deficit, City of Glasgow Bank halted operations from November to December 1877. After 10 months after reopening, the bank’s directors announced the bank, itself, had filed bankruptcy. The closure showed a net liability of over £6 million. The bank was so successful with telling people that it wasn’t in error, that the Bank's shares were selling for more than double of what they were actually worth. The bank’s directors were arrested and tried at the High Court. All were found guilty and sentenced to terms of imprisonment. Many Glasgow businesses failed as a result of the bankruptcy and shareholders were called to replenish the bank's losses. One shareholder argued that he had become a shareholder unknowing the fraudulent actions of the bank. Wide effects of the collapse have been seen in limited growth in liability and extensive problems with temporary banking liquidity.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from Gaelic carn ‘cairn’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a cairn, i.e. a pile of stones raised as a boundary marker or a memorial.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Isabella in entry for Isabella Bell Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Isabella Cairns, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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