Henry Dundas Beatson Mctaggart
Henry Dundas Beatson Mactaggart bought 50 shares in the Picture House in 1912.
Henry was the grandson of Captain Henry Dundas Beatson, a Captain in the Royal Navy. He married Alice Moscardi, the daughter of an Italian priest Lucio Donato Moscardi.
Henry spent 30 years in India with the British Steam Navigation Company. When he retired, he gave much of his time to public service in Campbeltown.
He died eight days after being elected Provost of the Burgh. He is buried in Kilkerran Cemetery. After his death, his wife went back to Italy where she died in Alassio in 1934.
Allanna Brough (May 2017)
|Biography File: People of the Picture House|
|Full Name||Henry Dundas Beatson Mactaggart|
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|Birth date||Birth place: Campbeltown|
|Death date||November 16 1912||Death place: Rosemount, Campbeltown|
|Father’s full name||Charles Rowatt Mactaggart, born 1827 Campbeltown|
|Mother’s full name|
(maiden name in brackets)
|Margaret Stewart Beatson born 1824 Campbeltown|
|Spouse(s)||Alice Moscardi (unknown marriage date and location)|
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|Relationship with Picture House / Rex Cinema||Henry bought 50 shares in the Picture House in 1912.|
|External source references (e.g. census, BMD, valuation rolls, probate index, wills, parish records etc.) include ref. numbers|