Robert Dugdale

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Robert Dugdale
Born 1886
Died 1914 (aged 27–28)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Miner

Early Life


Born 15 June 1886, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, County


Peter F. Dugdale married Agnes Williamson, 11 July 1878, at Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • William Dugdale
  • Margaret Dugdale
  • George Donaldson Dugdale
  • Peter Dugdale
  • Robert Dugdale
  • Thomas Dugdale
  • Andrew Dugdale
  • John (Jock) Dugdale



Census Records

  • 1891 Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, age 4
  • 1901 Inveresk and Musselburgh, age 14, occupation Gardener
  • 1911 Bellevue, Alberta, Canada, age 24, occupation miner

Immigration to Canada

1910 Virginian, occupation labourer.

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule C Dependant: Mother in Bellevue.

Interesting Facts

Robert was a brother to Andrew Dugdale also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.

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