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Duncan Dunbar

Duncan Dunbar (my great, great, great grandfather) was born in Cromdale, Inverness-shire on 10 April 1784 his parents were John Dunbar and Janet Nairn. Duncan was in the Army 74th Foot Regiment for 7 years.  He lost an arm from gun shot wounds in Pamplona in Northern Spain on 30 July 1813.  He was discharged from the Army on 10 September 1814.  He married Janet Grant on 4 June 1818 and they had seven children, Ellen (my great, great Grandmother), Duncan, Margaret, Janet, Donald, James and Elspet. Duncan died on 2 January 1857 and is buried in Dallas Churchyard. Ellen (my great, great Grandmother) married James Kelly, they had seven children, Helen or Ellen (my great Grandmother), James, Duncan, Margaret, Jessie, Donald and Thomas. Helen (my great Grandmother), married Robert Webster Royan.

Duncan was in the Army 74th Foot Regiment for 7 years.

He lost an arm from gun shot wounds in Pamplona in Northern Spain on 30 July 1813.

He was discharged from the Army on 10 September 1814.

He married Janet Grant on 4 June 1818 and they had seven children, Ellen (my great, great Grandmother), Duncan, Margaret, Janet, Donald, James and Elspet.

Duncan died on 2 January 1857 and is buried in Dallas Churchyard.

Ellen (my great, great Grandmother) married James Kelly, they had seven children, Helen or Ellen (my great Grandmother), James, Duncan, Margaret, Jessie, Donald and Thomas. Helen (my great Grandmother), married Robert Webster Royan.

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Army Discharge Papers for Duncan Dunbar

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Extract from the Register of Deaths of Duncan Dunbar

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Transcription:
Erected
To
The Memory of
Duncan Dunbar

Late of the 74th Regiment of Foot
Who departed this Life
At Braeside of Kellas
On 2nd January 1857

Aged 74 Years
Also of his Wife
Janet Grant
Who died at Bunoch Cottage, Kellas on
8th July 1868 aged 78 years

In Loving Memory of
John Mackay who died at Bunoch Cottage, Kellas on 24th August
1907 Aged 82 years and of his daughter
Jessie who died 21 October 1907 aged 47 years
Jessie Dunbar wife of
John Mackay
Who died at Braeside of Kellas 25 March 1913 aged 86 years

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