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23001 «b»David Hume (1558-1629) was a Scottish historian and political theorist. He was born at Godscroft, a farming hamlet 2 miles to the north of Abbey St. Bathans , in the Lammermuir Hills , Berwickshire .
A major intellectual figure in Jacobean Scotland, his work, De Unione Insulae Britannicae was published in London in 1605. It is a study in how to effect the closer political union of Scotland and England. With surprising foresight, he suggests a super-national parliament with regional assemblies.
Hume was a partisan panegyricist of the Douglas family. He was a grandson of Alison Douglas, herself a grand-daughter of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus . His chief patron was William Douglas, 11th Earl of Angus , later the 1st Marquess of Douglas.

Andrew Blackadder, the proprietor of the estate, married a daughter of the house of Johnston of Johnston, ancestor of the earls of Annandale, and had two sons, Robert and Patrick. Robert, the elder son, espoused Alison Douglas, fourth daughter of George, Master of Angus, and sister of Archibald, earl of Angus. He followed the standard of the Douglases at Flodden in 1513, and was slain with his father-in-law and two hundred gentlemen of the name of Douglas, on that disastrous field, leaving a widow and two daughters, Beatrix and Margaret, who, at the time, were mere children. «/b» 
Douglas, Alison (of Angus) (I48939)
 
23002 «b»died unmarried«/b» Marshall, Thomas (I18227)
 
23003 «b»Elizabeth Villiers«/b» (c. 1657 - April 19 , 1733 ), was the daughter of Colonel Sir Edward Villiers of Richmond and his wife, Frances Howard. Her maternal grandfather was Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk . Her mother was governess to the princesses Mary and Anne , and secured place and influence for her children in Mary's household.
Elizabeth was the mistress of the King, William of Orange . Her brother Edward , afterwards created 1st Earl of Jersey , became master of the horse, while her sisters Anne and Katherine were among the maids of honour who accompanied Mary to The Hague on her marriage. Elizabeth Villiers became William's acknowledged mistress in 1680 ; in 1685 rumours of William's infidelity were exploited by James II in an attempt to cause a split between the prince and his wife Mary. After his accession to the English crown he settled on her a large share of the confiscated Irish estates of James II. This grant was revoked by parliament in 1699 .
Shortly after Mary's death, William, motivated, it is said, by his wife's expressed wishes, broke with Elizabeth Villiers. On 25 November 1695 Villiers was married to her cousin, Lord George Hamilton , fifth son of the 3rd Duke of Hamilton . The husband was gratified early in the next year with the titles of Earl of Orkney , viscount of Kirkwall and Baron Dechmont. Elizabeth, now countess of Orkney, served her husband's interests with great skill, and the marriage proved a happy one. She died in London on April 19, 1733.
Lady Orkney retained a degree of social importance in the Hanoverian era, and was hostess to both George I and George II at her estate at Cliveden , Buckinghamshire . 
Villiers, Elizabeth (I57365)
 
23004 «b»George Norman Douglas«/b» (December 8, 1868 - February 7, 1952) was a British writer, now best known for his 1917 novel «i»South Wind«/i».
Norman Douglas was born in Thüringen, Austria (his surname was registered at birth as «i»Douglass«/i»). His mother was Vanda von Poellnitz. His father was John Sholto Douglas (1845-1874), manager of a cotton mill, who died when Norman was about six. Norman was brought up mainly at «u»Tilquhillie «/u», Deeside, his paternal home. He was educated at Uppingham School England, and then at the Gymnasium school in Karlsruhe. Norman's paternal grandfather was the 14th Laird of Tilquhillie. Norman's maternal great-grandfather was General James Ochoncar Forbes (1765-1843), 18th Lord Forbes.
He started in the diplomatic service in 1894 but was placed on leave in unclear circumstances (probably relating to sexual scandal). In 1897 he bought a villa in Naples. The next year he married Elizabeth Louisa Theobaldina FitzGibbon, a cousin (their mothers were sisters, daughters of Baron Ernst von Poellnitz). They had two children, but divorced in 1903 on grounds of Elizabeth's infidelity. Norman's first book publication, («i»Unprofessional Tales«/i» (1901)) was written under the pseudonym «i»Normyx«/i», in collaboration with Elizabeth.
He moved to Capri, spending time there and in London, and became a more committed writer. Nepenthe, the fictional island setting of «i»South Wind«/i», is Capri in light disguise. In 1912-1914 he worked for «i»The English Review«/i». He met D. H. Lawrence through this connection. This led to a feud, after Lawrence in 1922 in «i»Aaron's Rod«/i» based a character on Douglas. In late 1916 he jumped bail in London on a charge of indecent assault on a sixteen year old boy, and effectively then lived in exile. He himself wrote of this in self-exculpation: 'Norman Douglas of Capri, and of Naples and Florence, was formerly of England, which he fled during the war to avoid persecution for kissing a boy and giving him some cakes and a shilling'. (The boy in fact complained to the police).
During Douglas's years in Florence, he was associated with the publisher and bookseller Pino Orioli, who published in Italy in his 'Lungarno' series a number of Douglas's books and also works by other English authors, many of which (such as the first edition of Lawrence's «i»Lady Chatterley's Lover«/i»), would have been prosecuted for obscenity if published in London. Douglas probably had a major hand in writing Orioli's autobiography, «i»Memoirs of a Bookseller«/i».
Further scandals led to Douglas leaving Italy for the south of France in 1937. During World War II Douglas left France, and on a circuitous journey to London, where he lived from 1942 to 1946, he published the first edition of his 'Almanac' in a tiny edition in Lisbon. He returned to Capri, where his circle of acquaintances included the writer Graham Greene and the cookery expert Elizabeth David. He died in Capri, apparently deliberately overdosing himself on drugs after a long illness. (see «i»Impossible Woman: Memoirs of Dottoressa Moore«/i», ed. by Greene).
His son, «u»Malcolm «/u», gained the Hunua seat in the 1978 general election in New Zealand, but lost it after an electoral petition.

His grand-daughter, Deidre Sholto Douglas is a bioscientist in Illinois, USA. 
Douglas, George Norman (I4268)
 
23005 «b»He took the surname of his maternal grandmother and became known as Melvyn Douglas.
Born Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg in Macon, Georgia, he had a long film career, stretching from 1931 until just before his death. He was the hero in the 1932 horror film The Vampire Bat and the sophisticated leading man in 1935's She Married Her Boss. His first major role was opposite Greta Garbo in Ninotchka in 1939, and he starred with her again in 1941's Two-Faced Woman (they had also appeared together in 1932 in As You Desire Me.
During World War II, Douglas worked first as a director of the Office of Civilian Defense, before he left to serve in the United States Army. He returned to such comedy roles as in Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, a role that was made for him. As Douglas grew older, he took on the older-man and father roles, in such movies as The Americanization of Emily, Hud, The Candidate and I Never Sang for My Father, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.«/b» 
Douglas, Melvyn Edouard (I3333)
 
23006 «b»Hector Seymour Peter Monro, farmer and politician: born Edinburgh 4 October 1922; MP (Conservative) for Dumfries 1964-97; Scottish Conservative Whip 1967-70; a Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury 1970-71; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scottish Office 1971-74, 1992-95; Parliamentary Secretary of State (with responsibility for sport), Department of the Environment 1979-81; Kt 1981; PC 1995; created 1997 Baron Monro of Langholm; married 1949 Anne Welch (died 1994; two sons), 1994 Doris Kaestner; died Dumfries 30 August 2006.«/b»
For a third of a century Hector Monro, Conservative MP for Dumfries from 1964 to 1997, was my friend and parliamentary opponent. His opponents held Monro in the highest regard for a very good reason. We knew that he cared deeply about the subjects for which he had ministerial responsibility. Many ministers see office as a stepping stone to greater things. Monro was totally motivated by the job in hand.
There was no better example of this than his behaviour as a minister in the Department for the Environment responsible for the day-to-day piloting through the Commons committee stage of the 1980-81 Wildlife and Countryside Bill, creating a legal framework for wildlife protection in Britain. Led by Denis Howell, those of us in the Opposition team sensed that Hector - the name by which he was almost universally known throughout Parliament - would, if he thought it was justified, fight his corner with his ministerial colleagues and would often get his way. He had no thought for what his stubbornness might do to his career.
This favourable opinion is shared by a man who perhaps above all others now alive is in a position to know - Sir Martin Holdgate, who was the Chief Scientist at the Department of Environment at the time, and soon to become Deputy Secretary responsible for rural affairs. Supported by such distinguished civil servants as Peter Scott-Malden and Alan Levitt, Monro took on the prejudices of many in the government party and pushed through the "Sandford amendments" which created the concept of Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Holdgate recollects him as
a warm, sympathetic, concerned man who felt deeply about the environment. Monro made the 1981 Act far stronger than it otherwise would have been and at the same time he did not antagonise the feelings of the land-owning and sporting fraternity from which he came. Monro was responsible above all others for persuading core Tory supporters that his measure, which went far beyond what had appeared in the first draft of the Bill, was not inimical to their interests. This was a huge if unsung achievement.
Tom King, then the Environment minister in overall charge of the Bill, says:
I could not have asked for a better or more loyal and likeable colleague than Hector. We worked together on the Commons Bill that became the Wildlife and Countryside Act. But it is no secret that it was Hector who carried the major burden of piloting this important Act. He brought to it his lifelong interest and great knowledge of nature conservation and the countryside and was liked and respected by all the different groups whose varied interests he had to consider.
It is my belief that it was Monro who persuaded King, and other members of the Government less sympathetic to the environment, that they should not use the dreaded guillotine procedure. One result was that, after endless speechifying by Peter Hardy, Andrew Bennett, Ted Graham and myself on subjects ranging from Halvergate Marshes in Norfolk to the difficulties the constabulary would have to face in identifying the differences between the bar-tailed and black-tailed godwit, Monro persuaded the Government for parliamentary time reasons to concede what we were really after - the establishment of marine nature reserves. Any other minister would have taken the easy way out and that would have been to the long-term disadvantage of the Isles of Scilly, Lundy and other areas of marine conservation.
Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of the National Trust, but then a young public affairs officer for the Council for the Protection of Rural England and one of the ever-present briefers of the Opposition team, recalls:
Hector Monro was a minister and above all a countryman who could out-talk the lot of you on the habits of the redshank and the bar-tailed godwit. But what he really did was to shift the whole system away from a narrow regulatory regime towards the provision of incentives for doing the ecologically correct thing.
Another environmental achievement that belongs to Monro is the first systematic approach to dealing with alien species of flora and fauna. Holdgate concurs with the view that he was among the first to take pest control seriously.
Hector Monro was born in 1922 into a military family. He lost his father, Captain Alastair Monro of the Cameron Highlanders, in 1943, but his real mentor was his maternal grandfather, Lt-Gen Sir Spencer Ewart, who could claim to be the first head of what became MI5 and MI6, and whose own father, General Sir John Ewart, had been a lieutenant-colonel in the 93rd Highlanders at the Siege of Lucknow in the Indian Mutiny. Hector was also proud of being a direct descendant of General Sir Thomas Brisbane, not only a distinguished military man but the first astronomer who mapped the southern heavens; he gave his name to the city of Brisbane when he became Governor of Queensland.
After Canford, the Dorset public school, Monro went to King's College, Cambridge, but he spent only a year as a student, leaving the university air squadron for a commission flying in RAF Coastal Command. Monro, a very modest man who never flaunted his achievement, later told both Tom King and me that Coastal Command had involved hazardous patrols far out into the Atlantic searching for U-boats in Catalinas for up to 24 hours at a time. In 1964 I was told by Brigadier Sir John Smyth VC MP that Monro, the new MP for Dumfries, had been unlucky not to be decorated for his work as a pilot both in the Battle of the Atlantic and subsequently in the Far East.
Monro had a lifelong concern for the RAF and was an honorary air commodore of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force from 1982 to 2000 and its Honorary Inspector General from 1990 to 2000. When he was on the back benches before being made a whip and after leaving ministerial office he spoke in virtually every debate involving the RAF.
Returning to civilian life, he farmed at Williamwood, Kirtlebridge, in Dumfriesshire and became Chairman of the Dumfriesshire Unionist Association in 1958. He was the obvious choice as Conservative candidate for Dumfries in the general election of 1964. A man of great charm, he had no difficulty in holding his seat when those in the Conservative interest were tumbling all round Scotland.
In 1967 he was appointed Scottish Whip and worked closely with his talented contemporaries George Younger, Alick Buchanan Smith, Ian Lang and Teddy Taylor, under the general direction of Gordon Campbell, who was to become Ted Heath's Secretary of State for Scotland. Progressing from being a senior government whip, Monro was the natural choice to take over responsibility for agriculture in the Scottish Office. He worked hard on the enormously knotty problem of agricultural holdings, and years after he left the department he had the satisfaction on 21 April 1983 of saying:
Honourable members would not wish the Bill to leave the House without congratulating the Government on introducing it. For a long time change has been desired in the structure of farm tenancies in Scotland . . . This Bill will be welcomed throughout agriculture in Scotland.
What he did not say was that he had done more work than anyone else over the years to reach a satisfactory compromise.
In 1974 Margaret Thatcher gave him responsibility for sport. He had been a formidable rugby player and was very prominent in the Scottish Rugby Union for 20 years between 1958 and 1977. He was also President of the Auto-cycle Union (1983-90) but his main contribution was his concern, alas only semi-effective, to prevent the destruction of school playing fields.
It was a huge blow to Monro that in 1994 his ever-supportive wife, Anne, died. I attended the funeral and saw for myself the outpouring of sympathy from a huge number of constituents, some of them friends of mine in the Dumfriesshire Labour Party. His popularity as a local MP straddled party politics. And even when people were angry with him (as I was over his attitude to the PanAm 103 destruction over Lockerbie in his constituency) he was disarming.
His family and friends were very pleased that he should marry Anne's friend Mrs Doris Kaestner, a widow from Baltimore, with whom he was to have 12 happy years. He took great pride in the army career of his son General Seymour Monro.
Until a recent short illness he played a constructive role in the House of Lords, where his knowledge and experience was valued - because he only, as always, opened his mouth on things that he really knew about.
Tam Dalyell 
Monro, Sir Hector (Baron of Langholm) MP (I50166)
 
23007 «b»His grave in 1855 had been marked by a large granite slab prepared by his son Jones T. Douglass. The lettering now hard to
read from weathering, was helped by the placement of
the new bronze marked on the top of the slab. This
marker identifies his as a Veteran of the War of 1812,
where he served as a saddler in Captain John P. Harvey's
Troop of Light Dragoons, Georgia Militia.
«/b» 
Douglas, Jones Tillman (I4553)
 
23008 «b»James, married 1753, Mary Ritchie, daughter of John Ritchie of Craigton. He died leaving two sons and five daughters. The elder son, James, married and had twelve children, the eldest of whom was James, a judge of Georgetown, Maryland, United States. He was therefore the direct heir of line and male representative of the old lairds of Garnkirk. The brother of the judge, named George, died unmarried.
five granddaughters of the last laird by his eldest son, James, were - 1) Helen;
2) Henrietta; She became the first wife of Captain Robert Davidson, and dying left one son, James, who died young, and one daughter, Margaret. This lady was married, first, to the late Gilbert Watson, banker in Glasgow, and secondly, to Dr. David Patrick of Athole Place, Glasgow, without issue. She was the nearest surviving direct descendant in this country of the last old laird of Garnkirk, who died in 1769. She had a number of interesting portraits of the old Dunlops; she died in 1870, and the pictures now belong to James Dunlop of Tollcross, who is now the representative in this country of the old Dunlops of Garnkirk.
3) Margaret;
4) Mary;
5) Grace;
all died unmarried except Henrietta.
«/b» 
Dunlop, James (5th Laird of Gankirk) (I18081)
 
23009 «b»John Douglas, 48, Pneumonia Victim«/b»
John Douglas, 48, Albia veteran of world war I, died early today in Veterans hospital, Des Moines.
Ill with pneumonia, Mr. Douglas was taken by ambulance to the hospital Wednesday.
A native of Albia, he saw war service with the Rainbow Division. During the second world war he worked at the Ottumwa naval air station.
Surviving are his wife and six children Robert, Johnny, Richard, Janice, Sharon and Diana Lee. A brother, Merl, of Albia, and two step-daughters, Mrs Robert Murphy of Cambridge and Mrs. Herman Waters of Lovilia, also survive. 
Douglas, John William (I104736)
 
23010 «b»John Francis Stanley Russell, 2nd Earl Russell«/b» ( 1865 - 1931 ) was Bertrand Russell 's elder brother and grandson of former prime minister , John Russell, 1st Earl Russell . He was married three times, including Elizabeth von Arnim , who caricatured him in her novels.
His first wife was Mary Edith Scott , who married him in 1890, tried to divorce him (and lost) in 1891, sued for restoration of conjugal rights in 1894. He requested a judicial separation in 1895, but she appealed and it was overturned.
Russell married Marion Cooke Somerville , his second wife, in the United States in 1900 and was convicted of bigamy in the House of Lords 18 July 1901 . He was sentenced to only three months in prison, on account of the "extreme torture" he had suffered in his first marriage. The first Countess Russell had already obtained a divorce, and he married Mrs. Somerville 31 October 1901 - three days after it became absolute.
His second wife divorced him in 1915, and he married Elizabeth von Arnim the next year. They separated in 1919.
Russell was the first peer to join the Labour Party and was Labour's Leader in the House of Lords . He was Undersecretary of State for Transport and for India in Ramsay Macdonald 's government. He supported his brother's pacifism, and was a close friend of George Santayana . 
Russell, John Francis (2nd Earl) (I107570)
 
23011 «b»John Russell, 1st Earl Russell«/b», KG , GCMG , PC (18 August 1792 -28 May 1878 ), known as «b»Lord John Russell«/b» before 1861, was a British Whig and Liberal politician who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century.


Russell was born into the highest echelons of the British aristocracy. The Russell family had been one of the principal Whig dynasties in England since the 17th century, and were among the richest handful of aristocratic landowning families in the country, but as a younger son of the 6th Duke of Bedford he was not in line to inherit the family estates.
He was educated at Westminster School and then at the University of Edinburgh - one of only three university-educated British Prime Ministers to have attended somewhere other than Oxford or Cambridge (the others being the Earl of Bute and Neville Chamberlain ).
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«b»Politics
«/b»Russell entered parliament as a Whig in 1813. In 1819, Russell embraced the cause of parliamentary reform, and led the more reformist wing of the Whigs throughout the 1820s. When the Whigs came to power in 1830 in Earl Grey 's government, Russell entered the government as Paymaster of the Forces , and was soon elevated to the Cabinet. He was one of the principal leaders of the fight for the Reform Act 1832 , earning the nickname «b»Finality John«/b» from his complacently pronouncing the Act a final measure. In 1834, when the leader of the Commons, Lord Althorp , succeeded to the peerage as Earl Spencer , Russell became the leader of the Whigs in the Commons, a position he maintained for the rest of the decade, until the Whigs fell from power in 1841. In this position, Russell continued to lead the more reformist wing of the Whig party, calling, in particular, for religious freedom, and, as Home Secretary in the late 1830s, played a large role in democratizing the government of British cities (other than London ).
In 1845, as leader of the Opposition , Russell came out in favour of repeal of the Corn Laws , forcing Tory Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel to follow him. When the Tories split the next year over this issue, the Whigs returned to power and Russell became Prime Minister . Russell's premiership was frustrating, and, due to party disunity and his own ineffectual leadership, he was unable to get many of the measures he was interested in passed.
Russell's first government coincided with the Irish Potato Famine of the late 1840s. Russell's government also saw conflict with his headstrong Foreign Secretary, Lord Palmerston , whose belligerence and support for continental revolution he found embarrassing. When, without royal approval, Palmerston recognized Napoleon III 's coup of December 2 , 1851 , Palmerston was forced to resign, and the ministry soon collapsed.
After a short-lived minority Tory government under the Earl of Derby , Russell brought the Whigs into a new coalition government with the Peelite Tories, headed by the Peelite Lord Aberdeen . Russell served again as Leader of the House of Commons, and together with Palmerston was instrumental in getting Britain involved in the Crimean War , against the wishes of the cautious, Russophile Aberdeen. Incompetence in the early stages of the war, however, led to the collapse of the government, and Palmerston formed a new government. Although Russell was initially included, he did not get on well with his former subordinate, and temporarily retired from politics in 1855, focusing on writing.
In 1859, following another short-lived Tory government, Palmerston and Russell made up their differences, and Russell consented to serve as Foreign Secretary in a new Palmerston cabinet - usually considered the first true Liberal Cabinet. This period was a particularly eventful one in the world outside Britain, seeing the Unification of Italy , the American Civil War , and the 1864 war over Schleswig-Holstein between Denmark and the German states. Russell's handling of these crises was not particularly noteworthy, and he was always overshadowed by his more eminent chief. In particular, his attempts to attain British mediation in the American war, which were shot down by the cautious Palmerston, did not improve his position. Russell was elevated to the peerage as «b»Viscount Amberley«/b», of Amberley in the County of Gloucester and of Ardsalla in the County of Meath, and «b»Earl Russell«/b», of Kingston Russell in the County of Dorset, in 1861.
When Palmerston suddenly died in late 1865, Russell again became Prime Minister . His second premiership was short and frustrating, and Russell failed in his great ambition of expanding the franchise - a task that would be left to his Tory successors, Derby and Benjamin Disraeli . In 1866, party disunity again brought down his government, and Russell went into permanent retirement. 
Russell, John (1st Earl Russell) (I72014)
 
23012 «b»John Sholto Douglas«/b» 17th of Tilquhillie "which his father propelled to him in 1925" b 1 Mar 1904 Educ Wadham College Oxford. Lt Royal Scots (1926).

Served in India
Posted to Poland in 1939
Commandant, School of Camouflage; A Professional soldier; running the school The British Middle East Command Camouflage Directorate (known simply as Camouflage) was led by filmmaker Geoffrey Barkas, with a team of camouflage officers or "camoufleurs" who were all, apparently, artists. The team included the artist Steven Sykes, the first Camouflage GSO2 in the British army. 
Douglas, John Sholto (17th of Tilquhilly) (I34190)
 
23013 «b»Kamarie Visser«/b»
Kamarie Visser, 38, of Lovilia, died Tuesday, May 7, 1996, at her home. Services will be held 10:30 a.m.Friday at trinity united Methodist Church, the Rev. Ray Hampton officiating. Burial will be in Oakview Cemetery.
She was born June 12, 1957, in Albia to John L. Douglas and Kay Cosgrove Douglas. She married Larry Visser May 21, 1977, in Albia. She was an Albia High School Graduate and worked at Pella Corporation in Pella.
She is survived by her husband of Lovilia; her mother of Albia; a son, Seth Visser of Lovilia; a daughter, Karrie Visser of Lovilia; two brothers, Kevin Douglas of Albia and Kirk Douglas in the U.S. Army; two grandmothers, Maxine Cosgrove and Bertha Evans, both of Albia.
She is preceded in death by her father and two grandfathers. 
Douglas, Kamarie (I104696)
 
23014 «b»KIA«/b» 9 Aug 1915 at the Dardenelles, Trooper Thomas Lewis Douglas, 6«sup»th,«/sup» Manawatu Mounted Rifles, Douglas, Thomas Lewis (I3690)
 
23015 «b»Lady William Cavendish-Bentinck (1788 - 19 March 1875, born Anne Wellesley) was a daughter of Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley and his mistress Hyacinthe-Gabrielle Roland, an actress at the Palais Royal for many years. Her parents were married on 29 March 1794, six years after her birth. She was legitimized at this point.«/b» Wellesley, Anne (Abdy) (I47699)
 
23016 «b»law agent for his cousin, Mr. Campbell of Blythswood, - he died unmarried;
«/b» 
Marshall, Robert (I18102)
 
23017 «b»married Hugh Wyllie, merchant, Glasgow, Lord Provost in 1780. They had two sons and one daughter:
Hugh, settled in America;
2) John, went to sea and died unmarried;
1) The daughter married John Hay, of the firm of Hay, Barclay and Co., King Street, Glasgow (the John Barclay of this firm was the father of the well known Hugh Barclay, Sheriff-Substitute of Perthshire). Mr. Hay afterwards became proprietor of the estate of Morton in Fifeshire, which is still in the family.
«/b» 
Dunlop, Elizabeth (I18089)
 
23018 «b»married Robert Marshall, a native of Kendal, who settled in Glasgow about the middle of last century, and became a partner and manager of the extensive concern of the "Glasgow Tanwork Company," which commenced soon after the union. The Marshalls had three sons and three daughters:
Robert, law agent for his cousin, Mr. Campbell of Blythswood, - he died unmarried;
2) Thomas, died unmarried;
3) Captain William Marshall, died unmarried at Rothesay, 1864, aged 90 years. Of the daughters, the first and third died unmarried, the second, Agnes, was a great beauty - she married Campbell Douglas of the Mains family. They had one son, John Campbell Douglas, who succeeded to that estate (see Mains).
«/b» 
Dunlop, Jean (I18090)
 
23019 «b»Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox«/b» (Bef. 5 May 1488-9 September 1513, Flodden) was a prominent «u»Scottish «/u» nobleman. Stewart was the son of «u»John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox «/u», and «u»Margaret Montgomerie «/u», daughter of «u»Alexander Montgomerie, 1st Lord Montgomerie «/u».
He married firstly before 13 June 1480, «u»Margaret Lyle «/u», daughter of «u»Robert Lyle, Lord Lyle «/u». On 9 April 1494, he married Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of «u»James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton «/u», and «u»Mary Stewart «/u», daughter of King «u»James II of Scotland «/u».
Stewart and Elizabeth Hamilton had six children: Mungo Stewart, Agnes Stewart, «u»John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Lennox «/u», Margaret Stewart, Elizabeth Stewart, and Catherine Stewart. 
Stewart, Matthew (11Th\2nd Earl Lennox) (I40220)
 
23020 «b»MP«/b» for Banbury, Douglas, Frederick Sylvester North MP (I10483)
 
23021 «b»of Clermont, Jamaica
«/b» Barrister, Collector of Customs, Jamaica«b» «/b» 
Douglas, Charles James Sholto (I106764)
 
23022 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Pollock, Ann Patricia (I3118)
 
23023 «b»Rev. (Episcopal)«/b» Rose, Rev David (of Lethnet) (I161084)
 
23024 «b»Rev. Thomas Boyles«sup»19«/sup» Murray«/b» (Charles«sup»18«/sup», John«sup»17«/sup», John«sup»16«/sup», John Murray of«sup»15«/sup» Bowhill, John«sup»14«/sup» Murray, Knight of Philiphaugh, James«sup»13«/sup», John Murray of«sup»12«/sup» Philiphaugh, Patrick Murray of«sup»11«/sup» Falahill, James Murray (the younger) of«sup»10«/sup», Patrick«sup»9«/sup» Murray, of Falahill, James«sup»8«/sup», John«sup»7«/sup», Patrick Murray of«sup»6«/sup» Falahill, John Murray of Falahill &«sup»5«/sup» Philiphaugh, Patrick Murray of«sup»4«/sup» Falahill, Alexander«sup»3«/sup» de Moravia, Roger«sup»2«/sup», Archibald«sup»1«/sup»)
 
Murray, Charles (I16444)
 
23025 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Douglas-Green, Richard (I3925)
 
23026 «b»Richard Henry FitzRoy Somerset, 2nd Baron Raglan«/b» ( 24 May 1817 - 3 May 1884 ) was a British peer .
The second son of the 1st Baron Raglan , Somerset was born in Paris and educated at Christ Church, Oxford . He came to Ceylon with Sir Colin Campbell (later Lord Clyde) as his Private Secretary and was subsequently taken into the Ceylon Civil Service in 1841. In 1844 he was Assistant Government Agent of Colombo . He left the island in 1849 to become the Private Secretary of George V of Hanover , leaving that office in 1855 when he succeeded to his father's title. Parliament granted him and his successor a pension of £ 2.000 for the service of his father (23 July 1855). Cefntilla House, Usk, Monmouthshire, was presented to him by about 230 of his father's friends in 1861.
Cornet Gloucestershire Yeomanry 1856 and Captain 1864-75 he became a Lord-in-Waiting from 1858-59 and 1866-69, under The Earl of Derby 's and Disraeli 's governments respectively.
On 25 September 1856 , Lord Raglan had married Lady Georgina Lygon , the third daughter of the 4th Earl Beauchamp and they later had five children. After the death of his wife in 1865, he married Mary Blanche Farquhar , the eldest daughter of Sir Walter Farquhar, 3rd Baronet on 11 October 1871 and they had one daughter.
He died Chesterfield street, London, 3 May 1884 and was buried Llandenny churchyard, co. Monmouth, 8 May. 
Somerset, Richard Henry Fitzroy (2nd Baron Raglan) 2nd Baron Raglan. (I71117)
 
23027 «b»Sir George Douglas Dixie, 12th Baronet«/b» («u»18 January «/u» «u»1876 «/u»-«u»25 December «/u» «u»1948 «/u»), known as «b»Sir Douglas Dixie«/b», was the last but one of the «u»Dixie Baronets «/u». He served in the «u»Royal Navy «/u» and the «u»King's Own Scottish Borderers «/u». Dixie, Sir George Douglas (12th Baronet) (I1717)
 
23028 «b»the eldest daughter, married Andrew Sym, merchant in Glasgow, and had four sons and five daughters:
John Sym, merchant, "Gallowgate Bridge."
2) Robert Sym, born 1752, became a Writer to the Signet in Edinburgh, a man greatly esteemed, and one of the tallest and handsomest men in that city. He died unmarried.
3) James Sym, merchant in Glasgow, married Miss Melville and had issue.
4) Andrew Sym, merchant in Glasgow, died unmarried.
1) Margaret, the eldest daughter, married John Wilson of Paisley, and had a large family, of whom the eldest was Professor John Wilson of the University of Edinburgh, well known by his writings and his connection with Blackwood's Magazine.
2) Henrietta, married, 1771, Archibald Hamilton of Overtoun, Lanarkshire, about the end of last century agent in Glasgow for the Paisley Bank; their children were Captain Andrew Hamilton, long proprietor of the "Glasgow Courier," who died in 1856 leaving two daughters, - and two daughters, Mrs. Robert Garden and Mrs. Tatnall.
3) Catherine, died unmarried about 1844.
4) Grace, was the second wife of Captain Robert Davidson; no surviving issue.
5) Agnes, married James Robertson, merchant and banker in Glasgow - issue one daughter.
«/b» 
Dunlop, Grizel (I18086)
 
23029 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Family F41534
 
23030 «b»They had one child who settled in Canada, another who settled in Australia or NZ and the rest of a large family lived in Scotland.«/b»
 
Bogle, Janet (I170148)
 
23031 «b»was buried in her wedding dress which was altered for her
shroud.
«/b» 
Tillman, Rebecca (I4556)
 
23032 «b»Watchmaker & Jeweller«/b» in Clarence St, Greenock in 1851 Douglas, John (I100053)
 
23033 «b»William Robert Keith Douglas (1783 - 5 December 1859 ) was a British politician and landowner. He was the fourth son of Sir James Douglas, 4th Baronet of Kelhead and younger brother of both Charles Douglas, 6th Marquess of Queensberry and John Douglas, 7th Marquess of Queensberry .
He represented the Dumfries Burghs constituency between 1812 and 1832 and served, on a number of occasions, as one of the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty . He owned sugar plantation estates in Tobago which had formerly belonged to his father-in-law, Walter Irvine.
After William Douglas's eldest brother succeeded to the Marquessate of Queensberry , he was granted a patent of precedence which gave him the rank and style of a Marquess's younger son (Lord William Douglas).
Lord William is buried at Dunino, Fife , a village close to his family seat at Grangemuir , near Pittenweem .«/b» 
Douglas, Lord William Robert Keith (I106775)
 
23034 «b»William Rory Alexander Stirling«/b» (son of Archibald Hugh Stirling and of his first wife, née Charmian Montagu-Douglas- Scott [herself the daughter of Lord George Montagu-Douglas-Scott, son of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry]) «b»was engaged to marry Venezuelan heiress Vanessa Neumann«/b» (formerly linked with Mick Jagger, daughter of the late Miguel Neumann, of Caracas, and Mrs Antonia Donnelly Neumann, of New York) «b»during the summer. However, it has been reported that the engagement is now off«/b». (updated 31 May 2004) Stirling, William Rory Alexander (I107538)
 
23035 «i»Also recorded as: b: 5 Jun 1824 Oxnam, Roxburgh, Scotland

Merchant in Dunbar

Census:«/i» 07 APR 1861 High Street, , Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland
«i»Census:«/i» 02 APR 1871 Delisle Street, , Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland
«i»Census:«/i» 03 APR 1881 4 Delisle Street, , Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland 
Douglas, Thomas (I4689)
 
23036 «i»an Indian army general«/i» Robinson, FNK (I8672)
 
23037 «i»Capt. 7th Royal Fusiliers.

«/i»Lieutenant «b»Napier Douglas Robinson«/b» to be Captain, by purchase, vice H. M. Jones, who retires, 1857;

Retired as a captain, c1866

ANNUAL ARMY LIST. MILITIA LIST… 1866
«tab»«b»CAPTAINS: Napier Douglas Robinson:
Ensigns: 11 Aug. '54; Lieut. 12 Jan. '55; Captain 28 Aug. '57. «/b»Captain Robinson served at the siege of Sevbastopol from 17th Feb. 1855, Including the assault on the Redan on the 15th(?) June (wounded): Medal and Clasp, and Turkish Medal.«tab»
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«/i»….William Scott «b»Robinson«/b» and widow of «b»Capt«/b». Napier «b»Douglas Robinson«/b», 7th Fusiliers, brother of Sir George Abercrombie «b»Robinson«/b», Bart. «b»... «/b» 
Robinson, Napier Douglas (I8644)
 
23038 «i»Edward Estes resided in Hanover, MA and in Harpswell before moving to Durham (Royalsborugh). On 12 Nov 1770 he received a deed of Lot 18, in Royalsborough (now Durham).«/i» Estes, Edward (I5665)
 
23039 «i»Katherine«/i», born 1695, married to William Douglas of Leith, she died aged upwards of ninety. They had two sons and one daughter unmarried. Robert, the eldest son, married and had a family; his descendants mostly went abroad. Their second son, John Douglas, became a merchant in Glasgow. He married Cecilia, daughter of George Buchanan, brewer, Bailie 1732 («i»see Mount Vernon«/i»), and had by her seven sons and one daughter, viz.: 1) William; 2) John; 3) Cecilia; 4) Neil (afterwards Sir Neil, G.C.B.); 5) Thomas Dunlop, a well-known citizen of Glasgow, who afterwards bought the estate of Dunlop, and died in 1869 aged 94; 6) Archibald; 7) James; 8) Colin. (V.) «i»Lillias«/i», born 1696, died unmarried; (VI.) «i»Elizabeth«/i», born 1698, married to Robert Rae of Tannochside. Their son was Colin Rae of Little Govan, Aitkenhead, Polmadie, &c.; (VII.) «i»Janet«/i», born 1701, died 1711; (VIII.) «i»Margaret«/i», a twin, born 1708, and died young. Dunlop, Catherine (I107765)
 
23040 «i»Lieut. «/i»in the Royal Navy
Died aged 36 
Robinson, Charles Douglas (I8643)
 
23041 «i»Perrin, Alice, née Robinson, 1867-1934. Daughter of an Indian army general (and the sister of a baronet, Sir Charles Robinson). In 1886 she married Charles Perrin.

Author«tab»«/i» 
Robinson, Alice (I8669)
 
23042 «u»Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Maitland, GCB , GCH (1759 -1824 ) was a British soldier and colonial governor. He also served as a Member of Parliament for Haddington from 1790 -96 , 1802 -06 and 1812 -13 . He was made a Privy Councillor on 23 November 1803 .
Governor of Malta 1813-1824
Lord High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands 1815-1823«/u» 
Maitland, Sir Thomas (I60999)
 
23043 «u»Secretary of State for Scotland «/u» from 1962 to 1964 Noble, Michael Antony Cristobal (Baron Glenkinglas) (I4523)
 

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