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Dull Perthshire
Dull, now a row of houses on one street, was formerly a parish. The name may come from the Gaelic "dail'for meadow or plain, or from the Gaelic 'dul' meaning a snare. A traditional tale tells that St Adomnán, t... more
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My 2nd Great grandfather is Donald Dewar who was born around 1787. He married Julia Duff also born in Scotland, but I have no location. Both emigrated to Prince Edward Island where they may have been married.
red mail McFarlane, McLaren
Trying to trace Duncan McFarlane. Have a death certificate for James McFarlane that states his parents were Duncan McFarlane and Anne McLaren from Dull. Son James was born in Dull around 1798 and married Jane McLiesh in 1831.
red mail Dewar
My grandmother told me that we were decendants from the dewar whisky family but i am unable to find any connection, my g grandfather was james john dewar and his mother was isabella dewar, i have seen entries in the 1881 and and 1891 census the first stating she was a servant and second stating she was a dressmaker, she had an illigitimate son james born in 1885, i have james birth certificate which states isabella was a governess but i am having trouble tracing her back any further, if anyone can help i would be very grateful
red mail Dewar Weem / Methven Perthshire
I have traced my family tree back to Duncan Dewar who married Margaret Robertson on 6/10/1805 in Logierait. Duncan was from Weem, part of Aberfeldy, Perthshire. their children were Donald, Duncan, Amelia, William, John & Margaret. My GGG Grandfather was William who had at least 10 kids with Janet Buchan from Perth, my GG grandfather was John , his sister Jessie married William Scimgeour in 1870 and had several kids and lived in Methven , ran hotel and farm. Any connections get in touch.
Deor - Dewar
One of my ancestors was James Deor born 1702 in Dull Aberfeldy he married Catherine Forbes had one child Robert born 1723 in Aberfeldy. Robert Deor married Isabel Ballentine 19-01-1742-43 in Dull. They had 8 children, John Dewar was born 18-7-1758. From then on the family name has always been Dewar I have more information if anyone is interested in getting in touch.
red mail menzies
Searching for details about my relatives - alexander menzies who married margaret cameron. Alexander owned a store in Fortingall and was born in Dull
red mail Boyd
I am looking for a link to a Robert Boyd who was born c. 1728 and emmigranted to Philadelphia (USA), perhaps around 1745. I am wondering if he could be the same Robert Boyd who was baptized in 1728 in Dull, Perth, Scotland, and whose parents were Robert and Catherine (Menzies) Boyd.
red mail Borlick, Dull
This is where our family tree ends. I can't find it on the O.S. maps we have. Is it a farm? Please can anyone give guidance? Our last known relatives wereDonald Campbell b. abt.1693 at Borlick ,who m. Margaret McKendlay 30th Dec.1718
red mail Castle Menzies Estate
My mother' paternal lines (McIntosh/Menzies) and maternal lines (Cameron/Walker/Irvine/McDonald/Scrimgeour/McFarlane) were all on the Castle Menzies and Grandtully Castle Estates in Parish of Dull for centuries. I know the area very well and may be able to be of help to anyone interested
Deor Dewar Camserney Village Dull Perthshire
I have been researching my family tree at Camserney Village and Camserney Farm on Clan Menzies Estate, at Dull and Weem . My ancestors in the 1600's and 1700's (at least) were blacksmiths at Camserney Village.The names Donald, Duncan, and John followed all through the centuries, generation after generation in our family. Would like to get in touch with any one familiar with this area and our family name.

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