Places listed here include towns, castles, etc, that have a Douglas
connection. They are not necessarily places owned or occupied by the
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The Campbells of Blythswood, who were also Douglases of Mains, owned this mansion house
Camp Morton, a coal mine in Spitxbergen, was named after the Earl of Morton, who was one of the owners.
This was not a Douglas property, but features in Douglas history.
The Earl of Home's residence, near Douglas Castle.
Now a ruin, the house was on the site of a 14thC castle built by Sir Archibald Douglas, son of the Earl of Douglas
Dalkeith Castle, or Palace, in Midlothian, Scotland, is the
former seat of the Duke of Buccleuch. The present house was
built in 1702 on the site of an earlier castle.
Also known as Castle Dangerous; several castle have been
built on this site, the most recent being demolished in
Built in red sandstone c.1805 for Sir William Douglas (1745-1809), founder of Castle Douglas.
The seat of Thomas Douglass, Esq., 'a very fine modern edifice', in Co Armargh, Ireland.
Located just north of Pittenweem in Fife, Grangemuir House came into Douglas ownership through marriage in 1824, but is now in ruins.
A property of the Abernethy family, it passed to the Douglases in the 14th century. The earliest parts of the castle date from the 15th century.
Hermiston, or Herdmanston, passed to the Sinclair family in the 12th or 13th century.
Held by William de Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale, who
also held Roxburgh & Lochmaben Castles, and, in 1332, was Warden of the Marches.
Jedburgh Abbey, a ruined Augustinian abbey which was founded in the 12th century, has many Douglas graves
Purchased by the 14th Duke in 1946, it is he seat of the Dukes of Hamilton and is home to one of Scotland's most important collections of portraits.
This Douglas castle, on an island, was where Mary Queen of Scots was held prisoner - bb the Douglases!
In the mid 15thC these lands in Dumfreisshire were given by James II of Scotland to James Douglas of Dalkeith, later Earl of Morton.
In 1207-8, Bishop Brice Douglas chose the church at Spynie as his cathedral. Alexander Douglas was bishop here in the 16th Century.
Andrew Spratt's castle reconstructions
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Benjamin Douglas House
Byre's Castle Orchard Towerhouse
Castle of Mains
Conaglen House and Estate
Douglas Arms, Bethseda
Douglas Bay and Peak, Antartica
Douglas Castle, Jamaica
Douglas castles in England
Douglas City, Michigan
Douglas Island, Alaska
Douglas Mansion, Jerome
Douglas Mountains, Texas
Douglas of Cruixton
Douglas Park, Chicago
Douglas Store, Texas
Douglas, Isle of Man
Douglases - Rocky Mountains
Fort Douglas, Utah
Gelston Castle, New York
Gelston Castle, Scotland
Glen Douglas and Douglas Water
Glenbervie House and Church
Gorbals Mansion House
James Douglas House
Kilspindie Castle and the Red Douglases
Kirriemuir - coat of arms
Lincluden Collegiate Church
Loch Doon Castle
Loch Leven Castle
Markle Castle and the Hepburns
North Berwick and the Humes
North Berwick Castle
Preston Tower and the Hamiltons
Regent Morton's House
Saltcoats Castle, Gullane
St Bride's Church, Douglas
St Bride's Collegiate Church
St Mary's Isle Priory
Stephen Douglas Monument Park
The Douglas Column, Corfu
The Douglas Heritage Museum
Townhead of Cavers
Vreta Abbey, Sweden
Woolwich Churchyard Inscriptions
Église Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris
Several places in the
- The community was named for Stephen Douglas, settler
- named after mining pioneer James Douglas.
- Douglas, Georgia
- named after Stephen A. Douglas
New Douglas, Illinois
- named after Dr. William Douglas, an
eminent physician of Boston
Douglas, Michigan - Reportedly the name was chosen to honour the
American statesman Stephen A. Douglas, but other reports indicate that a
relative of the original owner of the land also suggested the name because
he came from Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man.
Douglas Township, Minnesota - named after Stephen A. Douglas
Douglas, North Dakota
Camp Douglas, Wisconsin
Douglas, Wyoming - named after Stephen A. Douglas
Douglas County, Colorado - named after James Douglas, who established a
camp along the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to provide
wood for the locomotives.
Douglas County, Georgia
Douglas County, Illinois
Douglas County, Kansas
Douglas County, Minnesota
Douglas County, Missouri
Douglas County, Nebraska
Douglas County, Nevada
Douglas County, Oregon - named after Stephen A. Douglas
Douglas County, Washington
Douglas County, Wisconsin
Douglas Island, Alaska - named after Bishop
Douglas Park, Chicago - named after
Stephen A. Douglas
- Port Douglas - Tropical North Queensland
- The Douglas Range, Douglas Islands and Douglas Strait
in Antarctica are named after
Vice-Admiral Sir Percy Douglas.
Mount Douglas at the head of Fox GlacierDouglas pass through
the Hooker range
Douglas Névé and Glacier west of Mount Sefton.
The following New Zealand landmarks are named after
In the Middle Ages the Douglas family owned
extensive estates in Fife (Aberdour),
Midlothian (Dalkeith), Berwickshire, Peeblesshire and elsewhere, and
were created Earls of Morton in 1458. The
3rd Earl of Morton (d.
1550) was succeeded in his estates and title by his son-in-law James
Douglas of Pittendriech, Regent of Scotland 1572-78, but in 1558
they reverted to the Douglases of
Loch Leven (Kinross-shire).
Considerable sales of land took place in the 17th century, including
Dalkeith to the Earl of
Buccleuch in 1642 and Loch Leven to Sir William Bruce of Balcaskie
(Fife), c.1670. The islands of Orkney and Shetland, however, were
granted to the family in 1643. They were annexed by the Crown in
1669, regranted in 1707 and finally sold to the Dundas family in
1766 . The Dalmahoy
(Midlothian) estate was acquired in the mid 18th century and the
Conaglen (Argyllshire) and
Loddington (Leicestershire) estates probably for sporting purposes
in the later 19th century.
Earlier but temporary accessions of property had come through
marriages with the Hay family of Smithfield (Peeblesshire) in 1649
and the Halyburton family of Pitcur (Forfarshire) c.1730.
Estates in 1883: 49,814 acres in Argyllshire; 10,411 acres in
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