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Surnames beginning with the letter  D

Surname Areas Covered Additional Information File Submitted
Dallas Culloden, Inverness 7 generations descended from William Dallas b. 1724 Culloden and Annie McLean b. 1729 in Inverness 173 2011
Dallas Croy, Nigg, Easter Navity, Glasgow. Descendents of Andrew McKinnon and Mary Dallas, possibly of Croy, who married at Nigg on 3rd June 1820. Their son William, an engine driver,  married a Margaret Guthrie. Andrew was a farm servant initially later becoming a farm grieve. In the 1841 census they were in Easter Navity. 247 2011
Dallas Galcantray, Inchgeddie, Inchyettie Cawdor Liverpool Descendents of Hugh Dallas (b.1715 Galcantry ) and Margaret Forsyth (b.1715 Inchgeddie Cawdor) married 1846. Their son William John Dallas  (b.1743 Croy - 1807) married Margaret MacIntosh (1755-1842) and had a son Duncan Forbes Dallas (1779 Inchyettie Cawdor -1839 Liverpool). Duncan was a Blacksmith who married Sarah Ross (1790 Croy-1833)in  1807 at Auchendoun,  Inchgeddie Cawdor . Their son Duncan was b. in Inchyettie but died in Liverpool. 298 2013
Davidson Knockbain , Inverness 3 generations after c.1800. from John Davidson and Catherine McLean; son Andrew b.1838 Knockbain. 178 2011
Dawson Ullapool Descendents of Benjamin Dawson of Ullapool, born c1817.  Includes census, an account and family trees back to 1773. 110 1999
Dawson Brora Dunfermline London Descendents of David Campbell and  Margaret  Dawson or possibly  Betty  Sutherland. Their son George Campbell ( b abt 1788-90 Brora -1855) married  (1) Janet Ross and had two children then (2) Margaret Melville in Brora and moved to Dunfermline in 1826. Margaret Melville was the daughter of Alexander Melville and Sarah MacKay. 296 2012
Dawson Kelso, Lochcarron, Gairloch, India, China,  British Guiana. Descendents of George Jeffrey b. Kelso and Agnes Hymie Dawson b. 1755 in Lochcarron. Their son Ninian Jeffrey (1787 Lochcarron - 1864 Fortrose ) m. Jessie Macdonald (1793 Portree -1872 Edinburgh) on 14th Feb.1815 in Gairloch. Jessie was the granddaughter of Allan Macdonald (1720 Armadale -1795 Kilmuir Inverness shire ) and Flora Macdonald ( 1722 Milton S Uist - 1790 Kilmuir Ross shire) , possibly an ancestor of Flora Macdonald  of the '45.                                             George Jeffrey (1817 Gairloch - 1868 Shanghai ) was the son of Ninian Jeffrey and Jessie MacDonald. The contributor has provided extensive information about George Jeffrey's life history worldwide and would in particular like to know more about his connection with British Guiana. 302 2013
Dean Boharm 4 generations back to c1750 113 2010
Dean Boharm (Moray) 3 generations from Wiliam Dean 1785-1866 and Anne Roy of Boharm 1796-1871 155 2011
Dempster ,Kinlochan, Larachreg Morvern Elizabeth Dempster 1862-1936 149 2011
Dewar Kenmore, Dull (Perthshire) and Dingwall  3 generations from Robert Dewar born c1770 41 1994
Dewar Loch Tay, Avoch, Inverness, Victoria Australia Antecedent chart for John Gollan MacTavish (7.8.1847 Castle Street Inverness  - 6.4.1913  Victoria Australia) showing 3 earlier generations of MacTavish and two of Gollan. In addition this chart shows his mother Ann Elizabeth MacRae ( 1820-1849 in Inverness) and her parents, as well as details of the family of Flora Madeline Dewar (1829 Avoch - 1916 Wigtownshire) his stepmother. Extensive details of siblings and step siblings. Also family sheets for John MacTavish (1818 Gorthlic -1897 Inverness), John Gollan MacTavish (1847 Inverness- 1913 Victoria Australia).                                                                       There is also a family sheet for James MacRae ( 1791 Inverness-1881 Douglas Row Inverness) 243 2011
Dingwall Fodderty, Ferintosh, Barrhead, London 5 generations from John Dingwall (born c1808 in Fodderty) and Margaret Lockhart (born c1800 in Cromarty). 159 2011
Dingwall Alness 5 generations descended from Alexander Mackenzie ( b.1815 in Dingwall) and Johan  Dingwall B 1822 in Alness).  174 2011
Dingwall Rosskeen  Edinburgh Descendents of Donald Munro (b. Rosskeen abt. 1805) and Catherine Dingwall (b.Rosskeen abt 1805) whose son Donald was born in Rosskeen in 1844 and married Jessie Menzies (b.abt 1846) on 28.12.1868 237 2011
Dow Banffshire, Canada 3 generations from 1777 67 1993
Dudgeon Nigg, Thurso,Helmsdale and Liverpool Descendents of Andrew MacKenzie b.1786 and Catherine Dudgeon b.1810 whose son Alexander MacKenzie ( 1833 Nigg- 1883) married Alexandrina Mckenzie ( 1848 Kildonan -1919 Edinburgh) in Thurso  on 12.1.1874 265 2012
Dunbar Duffus 2 generations before 1870 18 1987
Dunbar Latheron  Descendents of Robert Dunbar and Helen Sutherland ( unm)) of Latheron whose daughter Helen Dunbar Sutherland was born in 1860 in Latheron and married John Clyne of Reay in Wick in 1890 220 2011
Duncan Aberdeenshire, Dunbeath, Largs Descendents of John Duncan (b.1831) and Ann Miller (b.1853) 4 1992
Dunn Inverness born 1832 2 1988
Dunn Durness c1776 56 1994
Dunnet Canisbay, Avoch 2 generations from George Dunnet 1803-1884 and Catherine Manson 1809-1901. 147 2011



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