Record

CodeNA10501
Person NameDuff; John; Dundee
SurnameDuff
ForenamesJohn
EpithetDundee
ActivityJohn Duff of Bellfield, Magdalen Yard, Dundee, married Jane Buchanan in 1843 and then travelled to Spain. Family tradition relates that he played a prominent part in the construction of the first railway in Spain and that he was a friend of Michael Faraday, who regularly visited Bellfield. A silver goblet was presented to him in 1857 ""in grateful respect by the citizens of Dundee"".
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