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Dundas of Buggan

Where is Buggan?  It is West South West of Derrygonnelly in Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, not far from Knockmore and East of Rossinure More in the Parish of Devenish.

Much information has been written about this branch of the Dundas family.  Most of it in the "The Descendants of William and John Dundass" book written by Sanders, Styles and Gower. 

I did a couple of electronic searches of documents I have on the word "Buggan" in the book and previous research at PRONI.
In Devenish Parish Baptism Records I see:
 
James Dundas, bapt. 17 March 1811, father John Dundas, mother Susanna Aughenleck, Buggan
John Dundas, bapt. 1813, father John Dundas, mother Susanna Aughenleck, Buggan
Alexander Dundas, bapt.1815, father John Dundas, mother Susanna Auchenleck, Buggan
Sarah Dundas, baptised in 1817, father John Dundas, mother Susanna Auchenleck, Buggan
Alice Dundas, bapt. 19 March 1820, father John Dundas, mother Susanna Auchenleck, Buggan
Susan Dundas, bapt. 15 June 1820, father John Dundas, mother Susanna Auchenleck, Buggan
Elizabeth Dundas, bapt. 1830, father Henry Dundas, mother Mary Miller, Buggan
Sarah Dundas, bapt. 1860, father Alexander, mother Anne Huston, Buggan
 
 
I find 41 instances of the word "Buggan".  These page # references are from the CD version of the book:
First on p. 41, Buggan Land, Landowner (Archdale), Henry Dundas granted 1762.  Children Hugh, James, Margaret and John.
P. 45, Henry Dundas, Hugh Dundas grant 1768, James m. Anne 1754-1840, Margaret, John in 1806 Will, of Drumcreen
P. 45, James and Anne had children Prudence, Anne, Susan, Mary, Catherine, John (1787-1869).  John Henry had a child, Armour (1829-1884). 
P. 69, Henry Dundas was on the List of Freeholders granted land in Buggan, 16 January 1752.
P. 69, Hugh Dundas was on the List of Freeholders granted land in Buggan, 14 April 1768.
P. 70, Anne Dundas 1754-1840, Devenish Parish.
P. 77, Hugh Dundas of Buggan married Anne Carson in 1773
P. 78, Prudence Dundas of Buggan 1780-1860
P. 78, John Dundas of Buggan 1787-1869
P. 78, Susan Dundas* of Buggan, 1791-1871 (*may be married name)
P. 78, Anne Dundas* of Buggan, 1796-1857 (*may be married name)
P. 78, John Dundas, 1807, of Buggan, sidesman at Monea
P. 93, "The last two members of the Dundas family of Drumenagh (Churchill) were James and David whose ancestors were Howden's from the Buggan area....A William Howden of Buggan emigrated to Canada in 1837 and I believe his decendants own the Howden Company in Toronto."
P. 96 Parish of Devenish Marriages:
Feb. 23, 1845, William Porteous, farmer of Giltaugh and Sarah Dundas of Buggan.  Her father John Dundas, farmer.
 
There are more Burials and 1841 Census records for Dundas of Buggan referenced.  Armour Dundas is mentioned in the 1841 Census at Buggan with father John Dundas, mother Susan and siblings James, John, Alexander, Sarah, Alice and Susan.  Armour Dundas has a burial listed in 1889 at Buggan at age 60.
 
Recent information suggests that a Dundas boy sired a son with a Catholic servant girl who worked at Buggan, thus beginning the Catholic branch of Dundas in Derrygonnelly. (Willie Parke>JJ Dundas>Bill Barber).

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