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General Sir Howard (3rd Baronet of Carr) Douglas, KSC, CB, FRS

Male 1776 - 1861  (85 years)


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  • Name Howard (3rd Baronet of Carr) Douglas 
    Prefix General Sir 
    Suffix KSC, CB, FRS 
    Born 1776  Gosport, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1861  Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3828  My Genealogy

    Father Admiral Sir Charles (1st Bt Carr) Douglas, Bart,   b. 1727, Carr, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1789, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah Wood,   b. Abt 1740, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1766  Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Dundas,   b. Bef 1799, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1854, 15 Green Street, Grosvenor Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1799 
    Children 
     1. Major Charles Douglas,   b. Abt 1798,   d. May 30th 1847, Amballa, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     2. Howard Douglas,   d. 11 Aug 1820, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rev William Frederick Douglas,   d. 26 Sep 1874
     4. Sir Robert Percy (4th Baronet of Carr) Douglas,   b. 29 Aug 1805,   d. 30 Sep 1891  (Age 86 years)
     5. James Dundas Douglas,   b. 1819,   d. 1841, Afghanistan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     6. Ann Douglas,   b. Abt 1820, Rafford, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1840, Lower Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
     7. Henry John Douglas,   b. 1821,   d. 18 May 1871  (Age 50 years)
     8. Christina Douglas,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Sarah Mary Harcourt Douglas,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Mary Douglas,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Normandeau,   b. Abt 1776, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1815 
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Douglas,   b. 9 Sep 1797, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery,1794; Captain, 1804; in command at Quebec and employed on
      a mission to the Cherokees, 1797; served with Congreve's mortar brigade, 1803-04;
      Commandant and Inspector General of Instruction at the Military College, High Wycombe, 1804-20; fought as
      Lieut-Col. at Corunna (medal with clasp) in Jan., and at Flushing in July 1809. From 1811 to 1812 again served
      in Spain being entrusted with a mission to report on the state of the Spanish troops. Colonel 1814; Major
      General 1821; Governor of New Brunswick, 1823-29, where he founded the University of Frederickton; Lord
      High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands, 1835-40; Lieut. Gen. in the Army 1837 and finally, 1851, General;
      Col. of the 99th Foot 1841-51 and of the 15th Foot, 1851-1861. C.B. 1814; K.C.B. 1821, G.C.M.G. 1835; G.C.
      B. (Civil) 1841; being also a Knight of the Order of Charles III of Spain. F.R.S. 1812; F.R.G.S. and D.C.L.,
      Oxford, 1 July 1829; Groom of the Bedchamber to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester, and M.P. for Liverpool,
      1842-47. Author of several valuable and scientific books on military and naval subjects.

      See: A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland
      By A. W. Skempton