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Duncan McInroy

M, #2134, b. 3 February 1822, d. 12 February 1895
  • Birth*: Duncan McInroy was born on 3 February 1822 at Fowlis Easter, Perthshire, Scotland.1,2
  • He was the son of John McInroy and Janet Air.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Duncan McInroy married Barbara Japp on 26 June 1842 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland.3
  • (Witness) Birth: Duncan McInroy witnessed the birth of Robert Air McInroy on 18 May 1859 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; McInroy Robert Air 1859 May 18th 6h 0m am Letham, m, fath Duncan McInroy shoemaker (master), moth Barbara McInroy ms Japp, inf D McInroy father present, reg 1859 June 8th at Letham Thomas Macbeth registrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Duncan McInroy died on 12 February 1895 at age 73 from MI.5
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by Duncan McInroy in 1884 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads tall obelisk with cross at top; four branches of the family are recorded, one on each face;
    East face - erected/ by/ Duncan McInroy Letham/ and family/ in memory of his wife/ and their beloved mother/ Barbara Japp,/ who died 1st Sept 1884 aged 66 years/ and the above Duncan McInroy/ who died 12th Feb 1895 aged 75 years/ John McInroy eldest son/ died at Dundee 6th May 1924 aged 75 years/ interred there;
    South face - in Memoriam/ Sarah Barbara/ infant daughter of William McInroy/ and Sarah Christie his wife/ died 14th Jan 1888./ the above/ William McInroy JP/ who died at Bathurst Letham/ 22nd Oct 1936, aged 82 years/ and the above/ Sarah Christie/ died 30th Dec 1944/ aged 95 years// Annie Christie/ eldest daughter of the above/ died 20th November 1963 aged 79;
    North face - Henry Flight McInroy/ beloved husband of/ Mary Jane Ramsay/ died at Bangor, N Wales/ 29th Octr 1922/ interred there;
    West face - Robert McInroy/ in loving memory of/ my dear wife/ Maggie Adamson/ who died 15th Jan 1923/ aged 66 years/ and Robert McInroy/ who died at Middle Farm Bampton/ 10th June 1936 aged 77 years.6
    Dunnichen Churchyard Robert McInroy Maggie Adamson

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Barbara Japp in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Duncan McInroy, head, mar, 59, shoemaker employing 1 man & 1 apprentice; Barbara McInroy, wife, mar, 62, Murrows; James Hebenton, serv, mar, 50, journeyman shoemaker, Brechin; also in the household were Duncan McInroy.7
Last Edited: 6 May 2017


Father*: John McInroy b. c 1785
Mother*: Janet Air b. c 1785


Barbara Japp b. c 1819, d. 1 Sep 1884
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Duncan McInroy married Barbara Japp on 26 June 1842 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland.3


James McInroy b. 1842
John McInroy+ b. 1844, d. 6 May 1924
Janet McInroy b. 1847
Jane McInroy b. 1851
William McInroy+ b. 1853, d. 22 Oct 1936
Henry Flight McInroy+ b. 16 Apr 1856, d. 29 Oct 1922
Robert Air McInroy+ b. 18 May 1859, d. 10 Jun 1936


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Jan 2009].
  2. [S40] HM [Mar 2008].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M112834 [Jan 2009].
  4. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1859 Dunnichen ref 25 image held [Aug 2005].
  5. [S43] Photograph [Apr 2009].
  6. [S43] PCC photos held [Apr 2009].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL Film 0203491 GRO ref vol 283 Enum Distr 2 page 3.