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Name: Duncan Macgregor

Burial Number: 0270

Gender: Male

Occupation: Land Agent

Born: 10/5/1830

Died: 07/12/1896

Buried: 11/12/1896


Duncan was born in Brecon, Brecknockshire (Breconshire), the son of Duncan and Elizabeth Douglas Trotter nee Dick. He was baptised at St Mary’s church, Brecon on 9th July 1830. Duncan’s father was serving with the 93rd Highlanders. The family spent only a short time during each posting moving between camps in Scotland and England. By 1851, they were in Ireland, firstly in Belfast and later in Dublin. Duncan’s mother died at Drumcondra Castle, Dublin in 1858. His father was by now General Sir Duncan Macgregor and in charge of the constabulary in Ireland. Duncan worked as a land agent and by 1861 was living in England. On 20th June 1867, he married Mary Selina Walker at the church of St Mark and St Mary, Marylebone. By 1881, the couple were living in Southwick, Sussex. They later moved to “The Lawn” in Heene Road, later called “The Croft”. Douglas died on 7th December 1896. Probate was granted on 24th April 1897 to Mary Selina Macgregor, widow. effects £2346.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Duncan Macgregor

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 13 Plot: 23

Exact Location (what3words): split.part.baked

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Duncan Macgregor who passed from earth Decr. 7th 1896 deeply lamented. "more than conquerors through Him that loved us" Romans 8.37 Also of Mary Selina widow of Duncan Macgregor died May 25th 1916

Further Information


Name: Duncan Macgregor

Gender: Male

Born: 10/5/1830

Town: Brecon

County: Brecknockshire

Country: Wales


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 20/6/1867

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Selina

Spouse Last Name: Walker

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/12/1896

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "The Lawn"

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Exactly a year after his death, a notice was placed in the London Evening Standard and The Post

“Duncan Macgregor, whose spirit passed away at his residence The Croft, Worthing on December 6th 1896. Dearly loved and deeply mourned.”

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2346 0 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £183392.00

Census Information


Thorpelands, Moulton, Northants.

Duncan aged 30, visitor, land agent. Staying with John Beasley, farmer and family.


“The Lawn” Heene Road, Worthing.

Duncan aged 60, living on own means. Plus a cook and housemaid.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.