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William Duncan

M, #1736, b. circa 1838
Last Edited: 8 Jun 2020


Father*: John Duncan b. c 1810, d. b 1875
Mother*: Elizabeth Munro b. c 1810, d. b 1875
  • Birth*: William Duncan was born circa 1838.
  • He was the son of John Duncan and Elizabeth Munro.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Duncan married Euphemia Nicolson, daughter of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith and Janet Worrel, on 30 July 1875 at Catholic Apostolic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1875 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 163; 1875 on the thirtieth day of July at Catholic Apostolic Church Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, signed William Duncan factory overseer bachelor aged 36 living at 12 Craigie Street Dundee, parents John Duncan hadloom weaver (dec) and Elizabeth Duncan ms Munro (dec); Euphemia Nicolson powerloom weaver spinster aged 24 living at 3 McGill Street Dundee, parents Robert Nicolson engine fitter and Jessie Nicolson ms Worrall; signed John Rankin minister, David Duncan, Elizabeth Wilson witnesses; registered 1875 August 3rd at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.1

Census & Directory Entries

Principal1919William Duncan was listed in the electoral roll of 1919 at 38 Burke Street, Sydenham, Christchurch South, Christchurch, New Zealand, , ref 2572, Duncan, Euphemia, 38 Burke Street, Sydenham, married; ref 2581, Duncan, William, 38 Burke Street, Sydenham, labourer.2


  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1875 Dundee St Mary ref 163 image held [Jun 2006].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: 1919. Source Information: Ancestry.com. New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: New Zealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–1981. Auckland, New Zealand: BAB microfilming. Microfiche publication, 4032 fiche. [Apr 2013]