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The Coat of Arms of John A. Duncan of Sketraw, KCN, FSA Scot.

  John A. Duncan of Sketraw - Knight jusre sanguinis Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George  - Click to see all the insignia

104 Field Squadron Royal Engineers, Edinburgh

 

The Ancestors and Descendants of John A. Duncan of Sketraw, KCN, FSA Scot.

 
Sketraw, Alvah, Banff, Aberdeenshire

Sketraw, Alvah, Banff, Aberdeenshire

 

Duncan of Sketraw is an armigerous Territorial House in Scotland and is recognised by The Lord Lyon King of Arms who is a Minister of State and member of the Royal Household. He is Head of the Heraldic Executive and the Judge of the Court of the Lord Lyon, which has jurisdiction over all heraldic business in Scotland and maintains the Scottish Public Registers of Arms and Genealogies.

Although this page and the Genealogical Database attached deal primarily with the family, Ancestors & Descendants of John A. Duncan of Sketraw, KCN, FSA Scot. There are numerous other names and family branches included in the Genealogy. This family history is a constant work in progress and it is hoped that others will add to and expand the information.

 
 

There are over 732 individual records which include photographs and documents in the Genealogical Database which is constantly growing. This includes 161 different surnames mainly in Scotland but also from the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England and Ireland.

Some of the larger family surnames names included are; Duncan, Stark, Penman, Ross, Tocher, Stewart, Smith, Ponton, Campbell, Gammie, Cumming, Robertson, Sangster, Bruce, Thomson, Fee, Hyslop, Ramsay, Kerr, Veitch, Wilson, Walker, McConnachie, Hogg, Cruickshank and many more.

The Clan Duncan Society

 
 

This family history database and some other personal pages are incorporated within the Clan Duncan Society website where you will find a wealth of information on the origins of the Duncan name, various individual Duncan biographies and Duncan family histories and Information to help with your research into your Duncan ancestors.

 

Enter the Duncan of Sketraw Genalogy Database

Enter the Duncan of Sketraw Genalogy Database

 
 

The Society has a forum which can be used to help make contact with other Clansfolk to discuss The Clan and its history, Duncan genealogy and other related topics.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

 

 

My thanks to my mother Margaret Duncan nee Stark,  cousins Derek Penman and Harry Duncan and others, uncles Alex Stark and Charles Duncan, aunties Margaret Duncan nee Cruickshank, Elma McConnachie nee Duncan and all the distant relatives found during the construction of this family history and who have helped to make it possible.

 

 

Member of The Genealogical Society of Scotland

Member of The Heraldry Society of Scotland

Fellow of The Society of Antiquaries Scotland

Chairman of The Clan Duncan Society

Can you add to this Genealogy? If so and you have an ancestor or information that could be included in this family genealogy, please contact us at john@sketraw.co.uk and help expand this family history.

"We look forward to hearing from you."

 

© John A. Duncan of Sketraw   last Update 19 Aug 2011