McGREGOR Dougald

Name Dougald McGREGOR
Country Of Origin Scotland
Born 1819
Died 1887
Birth/Baptism Born 1819, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland
Bapt. 13 August 1819, Dull, Perth, Scotland
Parents Robert and Isabel McGregor (formerly Campbell)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 1841, Scots Church, Sydney, New South Wales, to Elizabeth Wilson (d. 6 July 1864)

October 1864, Victoria, to Rachel Best

Other Also known as Douglas McGregor.

1840: Watchmaker, Sydney, New South Wales.

1841-1842: Watchmaker, Melbourne and Geelong, Victoria.
October 1842: Dougald’s business in Collins Street, Melbourne, was destroyed by fire, and his stock was uninsured.
By February 1843: Insolvent.

Approx. August 1843: Advertised commencing business in Hobart, but it appears short-lived.

Advertised ‘long experience’ in England and Scotland and previously of Whitlaw’s, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Death 23 February 1887, at his residence, Sydney Street, Kilmore, Victoria.
(Watch and clockmaker, probate granted to Rachel
Douglas Wilkie to Sallie Mulligan, Hands of Time, March 2023.
Douglas Wilkie, The Life & Times of Joseph Forrester, 2023.
Web: Ancestry: Scotland Select Births & Baptisms 1819; Australia Marriage Index 1841 & 1864; Victoria, Australia, Wills & Probate Records 1887.
New South Wales, Births Deaths Marriages, Marriage 1841, Registration No. 655/1841 V184165573A;
Victoria Births Deaths Marriages: Death 1864, Registration No. 6020/1864; Marriage 1864, Registration No. 4207/1864; Death 1887, Registration No. 2514/1887.
Colonial Times 8 August 1843; Kilmore Free Press 3 March 1887.