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Duncan Beith

M, #3945, b. 8 October 1860, d. 13 October 1923
  • Birth*: Duncan Beith was born on 8 October 1860 at 97 Regent Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland; West Parish of Greenoch. County of Renfrew.
    Duncan BEITH. Born 8 October 1860 at 6:15am at 97 Regent Street, Greenoch. Son of Duncan BEITH (Sailmaker) and
    Mary Boyd BEITH ms GORDON. Registered 13 October 1860 at Greenoch. Informant Duncan BEITH. Father. (from Lee Whalmsley Sept 2007.)
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Mary Catanach Wightman, daughter of Alexander Wightman and Mary Cattanach, in 1889 at Coburg or Ballarat?, Victoria, Australia; She married Duncan
    BEITH128 1889 in Coburg or Ballarat?, Victoria129, son of Duncan BEITH and Mary GORDON. He was born 08 Oct 1860
    in 97 Regent Street, Greenoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland130, and died 13 Oct 1923 in Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria,

    Marriage Notes for Mary WIGHTMAN and Duncan BEITH:
    No image or record available. The original record is missing from the register (BDM Victoria).
    On the Certificate of Death of Duncan BEITH it states they were married in Coburg. MARY's Certificate of Death states they were married in Ballarat.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Duncan Beith died on 13 October 1923 at Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, at age 63 DEATH 1923
    Victoria, Australia
    13 October 1923 at Bay Street, Sandringham in the City of Sandringham, County of Bourke. Duncan BEITH. Foreman
    (Hay?) and Works Branch, Victorian Railways died aged 63. Cause: Arterio Sclerosis. Nephritis (3 years). Certified by Dr.
    G. LEXY who saw deceased 13 October 1923. Son of Duncan BEITH (Sailmaker) and Mary Boyd BEITH ms GORDON.
    Informant S. BROWN, Authorised Agent, 138 Flinders Street, Melbourne. Burial 16 October 1923 at New Cemetery,
    Ballarat. Undertaker F.W. BARNES. Minister and Religion or Witnesses at Burial: D. BARNES and C.R. GRAY. Born
    Greenoch, Scotland. Resided 38 years in Victoria. 2 years in New South Wales. Married: Age 28 to Mary WIGHTMAN in
    Coburg, Victoria. Issue in order of birth:
    Duncan 39 years
    Gordon 29 years
    Alexander Wightman 27 years
    Mary Catanach 27 years
    Gladys 24 years
    Marjorie 22 years
    Malcolm McEacharn 19 years
    Kenneth McGregor 17 years (from Lee Whalmsley Sept 2007.)
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2016


Mary Catanach Wightman b. 23 Dec 1863, d. 23 Nov 1958


Duncan Beith+ b. 21 Feb 1890
Gordon Beith b. 29 Jun 1894, d. 15 Feb 1984
Alexander Wightman Beith b. 6 Apr 1896, d. 1980
Mary Catanach Beith b. 6 Apr 1896, d. 1978
Gladys Beith b. 1899, d. 1934
Marjorie Beith+ b. 1901
Malcolm McEachran Beith b. 1904, d. 1976
Kenneth McGregor Beith b. 1906, d. 1943


  1. [S40] From LW [Sept 2007].