Burial register ID: 2559
First name: DUNCAN
Middle names:
Gender: Male
Age: 78 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 28-May-1879
Date of burial: 31-May-1879

Block: 57
Plot: 10

Bio contributor: L. Burleigh

Duncan McArthur (1801 – 1879)

Duncan McArthur was born in Moulin, Perthshire, Scotland. He was the forth of eleven of Duncan McArthur Snr. , Dyer, and Isabel Fergusen .

Duncan jnr. married Ann Massie at Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire in 1830, and they had ten children. Duncan was a gamekeeper in Scotland, and it is possible that Duncan and Anne came to New Zealand in time for the marriage of their ninth son, Peter.

Duncan worked as a labourer and lived at Woodhaugh for five years before his death of old age and heart disease on 28 May 1879.

There are 5 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
MCARTHUR ANN 84 Years 02-Jul-1887 05-Jul-1887
MCARTHUR CATHERINE 75 Years 05-Aug-1921 06-Aug-1921
MCARTHUR DUNCAN 78 Years 28-May-1879 31-May-1879
MCARTHUR PETER 37 Years 24-Jul-1884 26-Jul-1884
MCARTHUR ROBERT 70 Years 05-Aug-1920 07-Aug-1920