DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM DUFFUS OF BOHARM, MORAYSHIRE, SCOTLAND (W4)


DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM DUFFUS OF BOHARM, MORAYSHIRE, SCOTLAND (W4)

 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 DUFFUS. He married JANET BERBER.

Child of WILLIAM DUFFUS and JANET BERBER is:

2. i. WILLIAM2 DUFFUS, b. 1796, Boharm, Morayshire, Scotland.

 

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM2 DUFFUS (WILLIAM1) was born 1796 in Boharm, Morayshire, Scotland. He married ANN STRONACH 1829.

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and ANN STRONACH are:

i. MARGARET3 DUFFUS, b. 1831.

ii. JAMES DUFFUS, b. 1834.

iii. WILLIAM DUFFUS, b. 1836.

iv. ANNE DUFFUS, b. 1839.

v. JANET DUFFUS, b. 1841.

3. vi. GEORGE DUFFUS, b. 1844.

vii. ALEXANDER DUFFUS, b. 1846.

 

Generation No. 3

3. GEORGE3 DUFFUS (WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1844. He married ELIZABETH RAMSON.

More About GEORGE DUFFUS:

Fact 1: 1870, Traveled to Jamaica to look for a cousin who was a plantation owner.

Fact 2: The cousin drowned w/ his wife & 3 children when escaping from Morant Bay Rebellion

Fact 3: Cousin & wife buried in Bath churchyard, St. Thomas.

Fact 4: as an engineer by occupation.

Fact 5: Settled on a property near Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Child of GEORGE DUFFUS and ELIZABETH RAMSON is:

4. i. WILLIAM ALEXANDER4 DUFFUS, b. 1875, Jamaica; d. 1963.

 

Generation No. 4

4. WILLIAM ALEXANDER4 DUFFUS (GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1875 in Jamaica, and died 1963. He married EMILY HOLWELL 1907 in Kingston, Jamaica.

More About WILLIAM ALEXANDER DUFFUS: Fact 1: Was a civil servant and spent most of life working for Legal Dept.

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and EMILY HOLWELL are:

i. HERBERT5 DUFFUS, b. 1908, Jamaica; m. ELSIE HOLLINSED, 1939.

More about Herbert Duffus:

Hon. Sir Herbert George Duffus, Knighted 1966; born 30 Aug. 1908; eighth son of William Alexander Duffus, JP, and Emily Henrietta Mary Holwell; married Elsie Mary Hollinsed; no children. Education: Cornwall College, Jamaica. Admitted as Solicitor, Jamaica, 1930, England, 1948. Resident Magistrate, Jamaica, 1946-1958; Called to the Bar, Lincoln's Inn, 1956; acted as Puisne Judge, Jamaica, 1958-62; Judge of Appeal, Jamaica, 1962-64; President, Court of Appeal, 1964-67; Chief Justice of Jamaica, 1968-1973; Acting Govenor General of Jamaica, 1968, 1973. Chairman, Commission of Enquiry into Prisons of Jamaica, 1954. Commission of Enquiry into the administration of justice and police brutality in Grenada, WI, 1974; Police Service Commission ( Jamaica), 1958-68. Sole Commissioner, Enquiries into Maffesanti Affair, 1968; Operations of Private Land Developers in Jamaica, 1975-76, Barbados Govt's Private Enterprises, 1977-1978; Electoral Malpractices (Jamaican Local
Govt. Elections), 1986. President, Boy Scouts Association, Jamaica, 1969-70. Chairman, Western Regional Council, Cheshire Homes, 1975-89. Chancellor of the Church (Anglican) in Jamaica, 1973-76. Address: 6 Braywick Rd., P.O. Box 243, Liguanea PO, Kingston 6, Jamaica. T. 9279980; 119 Main Street, Witchford, Ely, Cambs CB6 2HQ. T: Ely (01353) 663281

ii. WILLIAM DUFFUS, b. 1911, Jamaica; d. 1981; m. HELEN HOLLINSED, 1938.

More about William Duffus:

Hon. Sir William Algernon Duffus, Knighted 1971; Justice of the Courts of Appeal for Bahamas, and Turks and Caicos Islands since 1975; born Jamaica, 13 Aug. 1911; son of William Alexander Duffus, JP, and of Emily Holwell; married Helen Hollinsed; two sons - Phillip and John, one daughter - Diana. Education: Cornwall College and Titchfield School, Jamaica. Solicitor, Supreme Court, Jamaica, 1933. In private practice in Jamaica. Legal Service, Jamaica, 1935; Magistrate, Jamaica, 1943; Magistrate, Nigeria, 1949, Chief Magistrate, 1953. Called to the Bar, Gray's Inn, 1954; Chief Registrar of the Federal Supreme Court, Nigeria, 1955; Judge of High Court, West Nigeria, 1957; Justice of the Court of Appeal for East Africa, 1964, Vice-President, 1969, President, 1970-75. Address: Cudworth Cottage, Great Wilbraham, Cambridge CB1 5JD. T: Cambridge 8800530. [Died 19 Feb. 1981.]

More About HELEN HOLLINSED: Fact 1: Elsie Hollinsed's younger sister.

iii. JOHN (JACK) DUFFUS, b. 1921, Jamaica.

More About JOHN (JACK) DUFFUS: Fact 1: Unmarried. Fact 2: Practices as lawyer in the Bahamas.

 

Generation No. 5

5. WILLIAM5 DUFFUS (WILLIAM ALEXANDER4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1911 in Jamaica, and died 1981. He married HELEN HOLLINSED 1938.

More About HELEN HOLLINSED: Fact 1: Elsie Hollinsed's younger sister.

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and HELEN HOLLINSED are:

6. i. DIANA6 DUFFUS, b. 1940, Jamaica.

7. ii. PHILIP DUFFUS, b. 1943, Jamaica.

8. iii. JOHN DUFFUS, b. 1945, Jamaica.

 

Generation No. 6

6. DIANA6 DUFFUS (WILLIAM5, WILLIAM ALEXANDER4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1940 in Jamaica. She married JACK LE BRECHT 1971.

Child of DIANA DUFFUS and JACK LE BRECHT is:

i. HENRY7 LE BRECHT, b. 1977.

7. PHILIP6 DUFFUS (WILLIAM5, WILLIAM ALEXANDER4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1943 in Jamaica. He married BERYL HORGARTH 1969.

More About PHILIP DUFFUS: Fact 1: Trained as veterinary surgeon.

Children of PHILIP DUFFUS and BERYL HORGARTH are:

i. JULIE7 DUFFUS, b. 1975.

ii. PHILIP DUFFUS, b. 1985.

8. JOHN6 DUFFUS (WILLIAM5, WILLIAM ALEXANDER4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1945 in Jamaica. He married JUDITH MEAD 1969.

More About JOHN DUFFUS: Fact 1: Trained in hotel management. Fact 2: Lived in Toronto, Canada since 1977.

Children of JOHN DUFFUS and JUDITH MEAD are:

i. NICOLA7 DUFFUS, b. 1972.

ii. BENJAMIN DUFFUS, b. 1977.

 

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