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Lieutenant General Sir James Dawes Douglas[1]

Male 1785 - 1862  (77 years)


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  • Name James Dawes Douglas 
    Prefix Lieutenant General Sir 
    Born 14 Jan 1785  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Mar 1862  25 Royal York Crescent, Clifton, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I108337  My Genealogy

    Father Major James Sholto Douglas,   b. 1757,   d. 1830, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Sarah Dawes,   b. 1769,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1784 
    Family ID F47511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marianne Bullock,   b. Abt 1785,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Sep 1815  Hampstead Church, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marianne Douglas,   b. 1816, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1889, Clifton, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. James Douglas,   b. Nov 1817,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Caroline Douglas,   b. Jan 1819, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sholto James Douglas,   b. Jun 1820,   d. 1868  (Age ~ 47 years)
     5. Elizabeth Douglas,   b. Jul 1822, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Stair Douglas,   b. Nov 1827,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Sarah Douglas,   b. 1829, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1883, 5 Gloucester Row, Clifton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     8. Edward Douglas,   b. 10 Apr 1831,   d. 21 Jun 1867  (Age 36 years)
     9. Rev. William Douglas,   b. 22 Sep 1833, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1879  (Age 45 years)
     10. John Douglas, KCMG,   b. 1835, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Sir Charles Douglas,   b. 21 Dec 1835,   d. 29 Mar 1886  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F3393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Colonel 42nd Regiment. Served in many actions in the Peninsular War as Colonel of the 8th Portugese, and brigade commander at Busaco, Salmanca, Pyrenees, Nivelles, Nive, Orthes and Toulouse, where he lost a leg. Deputy Quartermaster General in Scotland and Ireland; 1841 - Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey. 1861 - 25 Royal York Crescent, Clifton, Gloucestershire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1224] Ken Stelmaszek.