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William Douglas of Bondingston c1340  
Sir William Douglas de Laudonia living 6 January 1341- 42. Also known as Sir William Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale
Robert Douglas of Strathenry Signed petition on behalf of the shire of Fife to the king 9 Jan 1701
'Robert Douglas of Strathenry was a great-grandson of Sir William Douglas of
Lochleven...- but this cannot be the same person??

'Adam Smith, author of the Inquiry into the Nature and Causes
of the Wealth of Nations, was the son of Adam Smith, comptroller
of the customs at Kirkaldy,(1*) and of Margaret Douglas, d1784, daughter
of Mr Douglas of Strathenry. He was the only child of the
marriage, and was born at Kirkaldy on the 5th of June 1723, a few
months after the death of his father.'
'Col Robert Douglas of Strathenry'
Jean Douglas of Strathendry mentioned by Stirnet
'These two regiments (the " Windsor Foresters " and the Forfarshire Militia), as were many others, were officered by gentlemen belonging to the first families in the country, many of whom were among my (SIR CHARLES BRUCE, G.C.M.G.) father's most intimate friends ever afterwards. In " The Forfarshire " were two of the Douglas family, who afterwards became successively Lords Douglas brothers of my most intimate and most true friend the Hon. Mrs. Douglas of Strathendry, ne among ten thousand. '
David Douglas of Gellet Signed petition on behalf of the shire of Fife to the king 9 Jan 1701
William Aytoun Douglas of Kinglassie Signed petition on behalf of the shire of Fife to the king 9 Jan 1701. Could be eldest son and heir of Charles Ayton Douglas of Kinglassie, brother to Sir Charles;
Miss Jane Douglas, d1788 Cousin to Adam Smith
Mr David Douglas, Advocate Cousin to Adam Smith
James Douglas late Bailie in Inverkeithing, 24 April 1711
Robert Douglas, burgess in Inverkeithing, 28 March 1711
William Douglas of Pinkerton son buried in Kirkcaldy 1820
Douglas of Achinchassill Listed as a 'Devotee' of (a) mediaeval saint(s)

 

 

 

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