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Alexander Duncan (bef. 1677 - 1719)

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Alexander Duncan
Born before in Lundie , Angus Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married (to ) in Ochtertyre Scotlandmap
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Died in Lundie, Angus Scotlandmap
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Alexander Duncan was baptised 23 November 1677, the second son of Alexander Duncan and Anna Drummond. Alexander Duncan married Isabel Murray, 30 April 1702, Lundie & Fowlis. Alexander Duncan died in 2 January 1719.

Held office Provost of Dundee Scotland 1717-1719


Parish Records of Lundie and Fowlis (Baptism given - no Death records given) No Will/Estate record to prove or disprove children (Peerage only identifies Alexander and William)

  • Eldest son Alexander identified (b.1703) (nat. 1703 ob. circa 1765), was a valued public official in Dundee)
  • Second son William identified (b.1707) (created a Baronet in 1754, but died without issue)
  • Patrick - Discrepancy 1705 & 1706 / Duplicate Name - Conflicting baptism dates with no death source given; more research and/or sources with explanations required. There may have been two Patrick's one born 1705 - died before 1706 and another Patrick born in 1706; see profile for transcriptions. No will record for Father (Alexander) to indicate if either Patrick reached maturity
  • Margaret (identified b. 1709)
  • John (identified b. 1710)
  • Ann (identified b. 1711)
  • Isobel (identified b. 1718)


Parish records of Lundie and Fowlis extracted by DBCoup presented in "William Duncan, Chirurgeon His Ancestors and His Descendants Including Duncans of Seasyde, Lundie, & Camperdown (in prep)"

Parish Records of Lundie and Fowlis

Att Lundie Novm 23 1677 Alexr Duncan of Lundie had a male child lawlly begotn bapt befor many famous witnesses and called Alexander

1702 Apr 30 Mr Alexander Duncan of Lundie and Mrs Isobel Murray eldest lawfull daughter to Sr Patrick Murray were married by Mr Ainslie

Transcription by DBCoup presented in "William Duncan, Chirurgeon His Ancestors and His Descendants Including Duncans of Seasyde, Lundie, & Camperdown (in prep)"

Notes from Alexander Duncan's will

to Alexander Duncane my second lawll sone"

Index to the Burgesses of Dundee

1717 Febry 3, Duncane, Alexander of Lundie, prest Bailie, right of his father

  • THE PEERAGE #200596
  • Roll of Eminent Burgesses of Dundee, 1513-1886, A. H. Millar p 210 quoting John Willison “An Elegy on the much-lamented Death of the Right Honourable Mr Alexander Duncan of Lundie, Lord provost of Dundee, who departed this life at his House of Lundiem in the Shire of Angus, the 2nd of January, 1719 years, in the 42nd year of his age.”
  • Bio Alexander Duncan of Lundie - 13th February 1717 From the Book of Eminent Burgesses of Dundee 1513 to 1885.

See Also Old Lochee Book 1911; From "Lochee" - As it was and is - by Alexander Elliot - 1911; Chapter 9; THE DUNCANS OF LUNDIE AND CAMPERDOWN

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