Search for content in message boards

Peter McGregor, Roughpark, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Replies: 5

Peter McGregor, Roughpark, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Andrew J. McHardy (View posts)
Posted: 29 Nov 2004 1:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McGregor
I'm writing my father's memories of the tiny village of Roughpark in the 1930's (Roughpark was also known as Parkvilla). The village lies in Strathdon, West Aberdeenshire, Scotland. A family of carpenters lived in the village with the surname McGregor. The last was Peter and he left for New Zealand sometime around the 1920's (may have been shortly before??). Peter would have been born about 1878 as he appears there as a 23 year old in the 1901 census. He settled in Wellington and owned the Atlas Motor Company according to a quote in an old newspaper article about the origins of the village of Roughpark.

I'm trying to ascertain what became of him and his company to add some more background to my father's memories, and also try and locate any old photographs of this tiny Aberdeenshire hamlet.

Any assistance gratefully received.

Best Regards

Andrew
Family History Website: www.corgarff.com
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Andrew J. McHardy 29 Nov 2004 8:59PM GMT 
Lindsay Campbell 13 Jan 2005 7:49AM GMT 
Lindsay Campbell 16 Jan 2005 12:46AM GMT 
Andrew J. McHardy 16 Jan 2005 9:05PM GMT 
Lindsay Campbell 18 Jan 2005 6:32AM GMT 
slim_co 8 Sep 2012 10:12AM GMT 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic