FpoC MI C02
James Duncan age 27 born Fife
Joined ship "Twin Brothers" of Dundee 5 Jul 1851, Previous Ship "Royal Mint"
1851 Seaman's Crewslist
James Duncan age 26 born South Ferry
2nd Mate/Mate Ticket No: 76500
Joined Ship "Royal Mint" of Dundee 11 Mar 1851. Previous Ship "Ann" of Dundee
Not at home 1851 census
Not at home 1861 census
Dwelling: Dalgleish Street Census Place: Ferry Port On Craig, Fife, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203523 GRO Ref Volume 429 EnumDist 1 Page 17
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
James DUNCAN M 56 M Ferry Port On Craig, Fife, Scotland
Occ: Master Mariner
Ogilvie DUNCAN M 57 F Ferry Port On Craig, Fife, Scotland
William DUNCAN U 24 M Ferry Port On Craig, Fife, Scotland
Name: James Duncan Age: 76 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825 Relationship: Head Gender: Male Where born: Fifeshire, Tayport Registration Number: 429 Registration district: Ferry Port on Craig Civil Parish: Ferry Port On Craig County: Fife Address: Dalgleish St Occupation: Retired Ship Master ED: 1 Household schedule number: 117 Line: 11 Roll: CSSCT1901_138
James Duncan 76
James and Ogilvie buried five children who were unnamed at the Ferryport-on-Craig Churchyard, near
the North Gate (Ref: MI's for Fife)
Tayport Cemetery MI:
Erected by James DUNCAN, shipmaster in memory of his wife Ogilvie Keay who died 20 Feb 1887
aged 63 Also their son William Robert Duncan died 15 Feb 1887 aged 33 Daughter Christina Ogilvie Duncan died Nov 1868 aged 8 Also father and mother William Duncan and Barbara Greig.
Death GRO code 429- -0029
Andrea Hackney in Newcastle NSW is a descendant who is researching this family
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Erected by James Duncan shipmaster in remembrance of his wife Ogilvie Keay who died 20th February 1887 aged 63 years also their son William Robert Duncan who died 15th February 1887 aged 33 years, their daughter Christina Ogilvie Duncan who died November 1869 aged 8 years also 5 children who died in infancy also his father and mother William Duncan and Barbara Greig.
1851 census, Ferrport-on-Craig
Ogilvie Duncan aged 27, seamans wife, James Duncan aged 1, son, Margaret Keay aged 12 visitor.
1861 census, Ferryport-on-Craig:ED 1 page 30 sch 186
Ogilvie Duncan aged 37, shipmasters wife, James Duncan aged 11, son, John Duncan aged 7 son, and William Duncan aged 5, son were living at 186 Dalgleish St. neighbour of parents.
1871 census, Ferryport-on-Craig:
Ogilvie Duncan aged 43 and William Duncan aged 15, son were living at Dalgleish St.
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Parent are a "quess" based on age and location
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21. Wm Duncan, w Barbara Greig, s Jas shipmaster (w Ogilvy Keay 20.2.1887 63, s Wm Robt D. 15.2.1887 33, da Christina Ogilvie D. .11.1869 8, five chn inf)
DUNCAN BARBARA 45 WIDOW YES SEAGATE FERRYPORT 1 25
DUNCAN ANN 20 LINEN HLW YES SEAGATE FERRYPORT 1 25
DUNCAN MARY 9 YES SEAGATE FERRYPORT 1 25
DUNCAN ROBERT 13 YES SEAGATE FERRYPORT 1 25
FPoC MI C02
Piece: SCT1841/429 Place: Ferry Port o Craig -Fife Enumeration District: 1Civil Parish: Ferry Port O Craig Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -Folio: 1 Page: 25 Address: Sea GateDUNCAN Barbara F 45 Widow Fife
DUNCAN Ann F 20 Linen Hand Loom Weaver Fife
DUNCAN Robert M 13 Fife
DUNCAN Mary F 9 Fife
HAGGART James M 1 Fife
Exact death date from
Death: 2 Apr 1875 at 82, widow of Christina Wood and described as a master blacksmith. Parents: William Keay, joiner, deceased and Elspeth Williamson, deceased. Cause of death: old age. Notified by William Keay, son.
On daughter Euphemia's death cert occ given as Spirit Dealer!
Piece: SCT1841/429 Place: Ferry Port o Craig -Fife Enumeration District: 1Civil Parish: Ferry Port O Craig Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -Folio: 1 Page: 20 Address: Tay StreetKEAY John M 48 Blacksmith Fife
KEAY Christina F 42 Fife
KEAY Jean F 20 Fife
KEAY Ann F 19 Fife
KEAY Ogilvy F 17 Fife
KEAY Elisabeth F 15 Fife
KEAY John M 13 Fife
KEAY William M 11 Fife
KEAY Alexander M 6 Fife
KEAY Euphemia F 6 Fife
KEAY Margaret F 2 Fife
Name: John Key Age: 58 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1793 Relationship: Head Spouse's Name: Christian Gender: Male Where born: Forgan, Fifeshire Parish Number: 429 Civil Parish: Ferry Port On Craig Town: Ferry Port On Craig County: Fife Occupation: Blacksmith ED: 1 Page: 42 Household schedule number: 208 Line: 6 Roll: CSSCT1851_89
Robert Dow 6
Alexander Key 15
Andrew Key 6
Ann Key 29
Betsy Key 24
Christian Key 51
Euphemia Key 15
John Key 58
Name: John Keay
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1793
Spouse's name : Christine
Where born: Forgan, Fife
Registration Number: 429
Registration district: Ferry Port on Craig
Civil Parish: Ferry Port On Craig
Address: Dalgleish Street
Household schedule number: 185
Betsy Keay 34
Christine Keay 61
Euphemia Keay 25
John Keay 68
Margaret Keay 22
1871 Census F P on C 77 Dalgleish St
John KEAY H mar 78 Vintner Forgan
Christina W mar 71 F P on C
John High son in law 28 Joiner Burntisland
Margt High dau 31 F P on C
"August 16 born Christian daughter to Andrew Wood & Elizabeth Pryde and baptized Augt 20. The mother sponsor the father at sea. Alexander Pryde brewer in Ferry & William Marshall shipmaster in Ferry witnesses"
Death certificate: Died: 3 Sep 1874 at Dalgleish St, Ferry Port on
Craig, aged 75. Parents listed as Andrew Wood, seaman and Christina
Pryde. Married to John Keay, blacksmith. Notified by William Keay,
Not at home 1871
1881 census Dwelling: 4 St Matthews Street Census Place: Dundee, Forfar, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203486 GRO Ref Volume 282-4 EnumDist 10 Page 26
James DUNCAN M 30 M Tayport, Fife, Scotland Occ: Carpenter
Joan DUNCAN M 29 F Logie, Fife, Scotland Rel: Wife Occ: Carpenters Wife
Catherine DUNCAN 4 F Newport, Fife, Scotland Rel: Daur
1891/1901 census Dundee 110 Victoria Road with wife Joan and son James occ Boat Builder
Marriage details from John Hughes at G.R.
Death cert descriped as master boat builder
Parents & marriage details from John Hughes @ G.R.
Death details from
Not at home 1871
Dwelling: 6 St Matthew Street Census Place: Dundee, Forfar, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203486 GRO Ref Volume 282-4 EnumDist 10 Page 28
John DUNCAN M 28 M Tayport, Fife, Scotland Rel: Head Occ: Ship Carpenter
Isabella DUNCAN M 28 F Newport, Fife, Scotland Rel: Wife Occ: Ship Carpenters Wife
James DUNCAN 5 M Newport, Fife, Scotland Rel: Son
1891 34 Watson Street, Dundee occ Ship Carpenter with wife Isabella and chr James and Isabella
1901 62 Blackscroft, Dundee occ Ship Carpenter with wife Isabella and dau Isabella
Piece: SCT1841/431 Place: Forgan-Fife Enumeration District: 2 Civil Parish: Forgan Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: - Folio: 2 Page: 15 Address: Ninewells
KAY William M 80 Wright Fife
KAY Terres M 35 Farmer Fife
KAY Elspet F 30 Fife
KAY Ann F 3 Fife
KAY William M 2 Fife
KAY James M 7m Fife
KAY James M 15 Male Servant Outside Census County (1841)
KIDD May F 15 Female Servant Fife
B.K. gives father's name as William.
Some Ancestry trees name parents as David Williamson and Janet Suttie
Interred: Old Forgan churchyard.
gives birth 22 Feb 1772 at Dunfermline, parents Robert Wood and Jannet Stuart
shows birth at Torryburn
Shipmaster. Died at sea in the North Sea. His widow married his
Name somtimes given as Morratt.
Water Loane, FPoC
Agnes Keay Head W Laundress Lochee
William Son 29 Labourer Jute Mill Tayport
Hugh " 25 Tailor "
Christina Dau 23 Laundress Assistant
1901 census Name: Agnes M Keay
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Where born: lochee, Forfarshire
Registration number: 429
Registration District: Ferry Port on Craig
Civil Parish: Ferry Port on Craig
Address: Maitland St
Household Schedule Number: 85
Agnes M Keay 67
Christina W Keay 33
Wm R Marshall 34 lodger
Death certificate only mentions husband John Keay although signed by Hugh son of William.
1871 at home occ Mill Worker
1871 at home with mother fa in law and siblings . occ Appr Blacksmith
Tombstone in Old Forgan Church Burial Ground: (Forgan M.I. 121)
This stone was erected by William Key, labourer in Invordivot to the memory of his spouse Euphan Tarres who died 3 May 1800 aged 70.
William Key, wright, Nine Wells son of the above William Key has a daughter Ann Key interred here who died 14 January 1812 aged 14 years also his wife Elspeth Williamson who died 29th June 1833 aged 70 years.
On the other side: Revised by Terras Keay in memory of his sons William who died 26 Sept 1867 aged 28 years Peter who died 27 feb 1872 aged 28 years daughter Euphemia who died 6 Sep 1873 aged 29 years and John died 1st July 1876 aged 30 years. Also his wife Elspeth Scott who died 14 Sept 1877 aged 69 years.
Web site at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hunter/d0001/f0000097.html#I3244
Gives parents as William Keay and Elizabeth Wilson married 21 Mar 1724
Birth date from B.K.
IGI shows Eupan Terris christened 26 Jan 1721.
Also could be the daughter of John Tarvis and Ann Anderson c 28 Jan 1728.
gives death 3 Aug 1832 at FPoC