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Rear Admiral Peter John Douglas, R.N.

Male 1787 - 1858  (71 years)


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  • Name Peter John Douglas 
    Prefix Rear Admiral 
    Suffix R.N. 
    Born 30 Jun 1787 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Dec 1858 
    Person ID I1230  My Genealogy

    Father Admiral Billy (William) Douglas,   b. 30 Apr 1749, Turnham Green, Chiswick, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1817, Hamble, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Ann Weatherall,   d. 29 Sep 1814 
    Family ID F762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Moriarty,   b. 1794,   d. 2nd Aug 1855  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1813 
    Children 
     1. Ellen Forrest Douglas,   b. 1816,   d. 2nd Nov 1846  (Age 30 years)
     2. Roddam Hulke Douglas,   b. 19th Jul 1817, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2nd Jul 1902, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F62015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There is a memorial to him and Lydia in St Andrew's Church, Hamble, Hampshire, England

      'Sacred to the memory of/Lydia, the beloved wife of Vice Admiral Peter John Douglas/who died at Southsea August 2nd [or 4th] aged 69 years/Also Vice Admiral Peter John Douglas who died December 17th 1858/aged 71'

      A great grandson, Colin Langslow Douglas (qv), Son of Onslow Gordon Douglas and Kate Douglas, of Launceston, Tasmania, was killed at Gallipoli in 1915.