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Charles (of Breconwhat) Douglas

Male - 1770


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  • Name Charles (of Breconwhat) Douglas 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Dec 1770  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I106744  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2013 

    Father Sir William (2nd Bt of Kelhead) Douglas,   b. Abt 1675,   d. 10 Oct 1733  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Helen Erskine,   b. Abt Feb 1682/83, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1754  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1705 
    Family ID F24757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Young,   b. Abt 1727,   d. 7 Nov 1755, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Children 
     1. Helen Douglas,   b. Abt 1752,   d. 22 Jun 1755  (Age ~ 3 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F46902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Service of East India Company
      Died d.s.p. Estate devolved upon his nephew, Sir William Douglas of Kelhead.

      "Article from James Boswell site
      BiographyCharles Douglas. (-1770) (aka. of Breconwhat) Son of Sir William Douglas (d. 1733), 2nd Bart of Kelhead, and Helen Erskine (d. 1754), a half-sister of Boswell's mother Euphemia. Brother of John and William Douglas. Married to a Mrs. Young.Life with James Boswell: Boswell met him at Kelhead on October 6, 1762. He described him as having been twenty-five years abroad in the East Indies and has made a fortune of ú20,000, a fine, hearty man of no great reach but much kindness of heart and a good deal of humour. He was very fond to see me, and as he has a house in London and is to be there next winter, he may be very obliging to me.