BUCHANAN

Family Groups (main line)

DUNCAN BUCHANAN

Farmer
m.22 Jan 1820
Muckairn
(to be proven)

MARY CARMICHAEL
b 1795 E, Lismore; 
1782 if Duncan is the son of Arch'd

d.

b. 1796, Balure

d. 1871, age 76, Balnagowan, Lismore

George Corbert / Mary-Ann Henderson

(to be proven)

ARCHIBALD BUCHANAN

MARY McCOLL
Father

Mother
JOHN CARMICHAEL

MARY CARMICHAEL
George Corbert / Mary-Ann Henderson

Note: There is a marriage 22 Jan1820 of Duncan Buchanan of Muckairn to Mary Carmichael of Lismore in 1820 which ties in with Mary's birth abt1820, but this would make the first three children illegitimate. The other distinct possibility is that the first three are a different family.

Child Marriage Spouse Spouse's Parents
1 Alexander m.
bap. 10 Sep 1814, Balgargh, Lismore
2 Duncan
bap 24 Feb 1816, Balgargh, Lismore
3 Ann
bap. 26 Apr 1818, Balgargh, Lismore
4 MARY m. ALEXANDER MACGREGOR George Corbert / Mary-Ann Henderson
b. 1820 E, Kilmaranack, Muichaun
d. 12 Jul 1894 , age 73, Laggan
b. 1816, Balnagowan, Lismore
d. 10 Dec 1879, age 63, Lismore
died by drowning
5 Hugh, farmer m. Flora Carmichael
b. 7 Apr 1823, Balnagowan, Lismore
d. 14 Apr 1915,age 92, Baligarve . Crofter

Children; Neil(1857-1941), John, Mary, Jane, Duncan, Christina, Hugh(d.1884 age 6), Dugald, Archibald, Donald

The family are on the 1881 census at Balegarve

b. 1830E
d. 1908 age 72

Donald witnessed his brother Neil's death cert. in 1941
6 Archibald
b. 1825, Lismore
7 John
b. 26 Jul 1826
8 Neil m. Janet Buchanan
b. 27 May 1828, Balnaowan, Lismore

Children: Archibald, Hugh, Catherine, John, Duncan
Looks like the family were at Ardfad, Kilrandon in 1881. Still to check this out.
9 Dugald m Lismore Mary Keith
c. 20 Apr 1830, Balnagown, Lismore
d. 7 Mar 1895, age 63, Clochlea, Lismore Labourer
Son-in Law, Lauchlan? McDonald was witness on his death cert. Dugald was a witness at the Crofter's commission in 1883
2 Mar 1858
d. before her husband
10 Duncan Single
b. 1833, Lismore
d. 3 Apr 1876, age 43, Balnagown - Ploughman
11 Catherine
b. 4 Mar 1836, Balnagowan, Lismore

References:

1) Extract of an Entry in the Register of Deaths, 1915, Parish of Lismore, Argyll, Entry 2 - Hugh Buchanan


Name and Surname
Rank or Profession and whether
Single, Married or Widowed

When and
Where Died

Sex

Age

Name, Surname and Rank
or Profession of Father
Name and Maiden Surname
of Mother


Cause of Death, Duration of Disease, and Medical Attendant by whom certified

Signature and Qualification of Informant, and residence, if out of the house when the death occurred

Hugh 1915 M 92 Duncan Buchanan Debility from age

(Signed)

Buchanan April yrs Farmer

Neil Buchanan

Crofter Fourteenth     (deceased)   Son
  6h 30m. p.m.         Present
Widower of       Mary Buchanan Uncertified  
Flora Carmichael Baligarve     M.S. Carmichael    
  Lismore     (deceased)    James Wilson
            Registrar

2) Extract of an Entry in the Register of Deaths, 1876, Parish of Lismore, Argyll, Entry 5 - Duncan Buchanan


NAME and Surname
Rank  or Profession and whether
Single, Married or Widowed

When and Where Died

Sex

Age

Name, Surname and Rank
or Profession of Father
Name and Maiden Surname
of Mother


Cause of Death, Duration of Disease,
and Medical Attendant by whom certified

Signature and Qualification of Informant, and residence, if out of the house when the death occurred

Duncan 11876 M 43 Duncan Buchanan Tuberculosis

(Signed) 

Buchanan April   yrs Farmer   Dugald Buchanan
  Third     (deceased)   Brother
(Ploughman) 10h a.m.         Present
        Mary Buchanan Uncertified  
Single Balnagowan     M.S. Carmichael    
  Lismore     (deceased)    J. M. Cowan
            Registrar

3) Census 1881 Neil Buchanan  FHL Film 0203557 GRO Ref Volume 515 EnumDist 2 Page 13

Ardfad, Kilbrandon, Argyll

NAME and Surname
 of each person
RELATION
 to Head 
of Family
CONDITION
 as to Marriage
AGE
last
 birthday
PROFESSION or OCCUPATION WHERE BORN
Neil Buchanan Head Mar 55 Fisherman Lismore
Janet Buchanan Wife Mar 46   Lismore
Archy Buchanan Son Unm 21 Fisherman Lismore
John Buchanan Son   14 Scholar Lismore
Duncan Buchanan Son   11   Lismore
Duncan Buchanan Visitor Unm 28 Fisherman Lismore
           

4) Census 1881 Hugh Buchanan FHL Film 0203559 GRO Ref Volume 525-1 EnumDist 2 Page 8

Balegarve Farm House, Lismore, Argyll

NAME and Surname
 of each person
RELATION
 to Head 
of Family
CONDITION
 as to Marriage
AGE
last
 birthday
PROFESSION or OCCUPATION WHERE BORN
Hugh Buchanan Head Mar 57 Farmer Lismore
Flora Buchanan Wife Mar 46   Lismore
Mary Buchanan Daur Unm 19 Servant Lismore
Duncan Buchanan Son   14 Servant Lismore
Chirsty Buchanan Son   12 Scholar Lismore
Hugh Buchanan Son   9 Scholar Lismore
Dugald Buchanan Son   7 Scholar Lismore
Archd. Buchanan Son   3   Lismore
Duncan Buchanan Son   7m   Lismore

5) Extract of an Entry in the Register of Deaths, 1895, Parish of Lismore, Argyll, Entry 3 - Dugald Buchanan


NAME and Surname
Rank or Profession and whether
Single, Married or Widowed

When and Where Died

Sex

Age

Name, Surname and Rank or Profession of Father
Name and Maiden Surname of Mother


Cause of Death, Duration of Disease, and Medical Attendant by whom certified

Signature and Qualification of Informant, and residence, if out of the house when the death occurred

Dugald 1895 M 63 Duncan Buchanan Gastric Catarrhus

(Signed) 

Buchanan March   yrs Farmer 14 days Lauchlan? McDonald
Labourer Seventh     (deceased) Peritonitus 1 day Son-in-law
  2h. a.m.          
Widower of       Mary Buchanan Certified  
Mary Keith Clochlea     M.S. Carmichael Archibald Mckay  
  Lismore     (deceased) M.D.  James Wilson
            Registrar

6) Extract of an Entry in the Register of Deaths, 1941, Parish of Lismore, Argyll, Entry 6 - Neil Buchanan


NAME and Surname
Rank or Profession and whether
Single, Married or Widowed

When and Where Died

Sex

Age

Name, Surname and Rank or Profession of Father
Name and Maiden Surname of Mother

Cause of Death, Duration of Disease, and Medical Attendant by whom certified

Signature and Qualification of Informant, and residence, if out of the house when the death occurred

Neil 1941 M 84 Hugh Buchanan Acute Bronchitus

(Signed) 

Buchanan January   yrs Farmer   Donald Buchanan
Landholder Thirty-first     (deceased) P Brother
(retired) 5h.25m p.m.         present
        Flora Buchanan Certified  
Single Baligarve     M.S. Carmichael Joseph Campbell  
  Lismore     (deceased) L.R.C.P.E Dugald McGregor
            Registrar

On the same page are recorded two deaths of Dutch Sailors killed by the bombing of their ship the SS Tauv??? in the Firth of Lorne. (This was probably the same night that the SS Breda was sunk.)

  23rd December 1940 6h 0m p.m.          
Albertus Van Oortermessen Wireless Operator Single 32 Bandalance, Apeldoorn Multiple injuries caused by bombing  
Cornelius J Riemeus Chief Engineer Married 50 Meccleverstraat, 13 Rotterdam  

7) Crofters commission witness statement in August 1883 by Dugald Buchanan

 


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