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 Rev. Canon Archibald Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rev. Canon Archibald Douglas, TD, formerly Vicar of Siddington, and Honorary Canon of Chester Cathedral, died 11 February, 2004. He was aged 89.

Archibald Sholto Douglas was born 22 April, 1914, son of Sholto James Douglas (1866-1950), descended from the Scottish Earls of Morton, by his wife Grace Elizabeth Gibson-Craig (of the Gibson-Craig-Carmichael Baronets).

His paternal grandfather, the Rt. Rev. the Hon. Arthur Gascoigne Douglas, was Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney 1883-1905, and was fifth son of George Sholto Douglas, 17th Earl of Morton (1789-1858).

He was educated at Brighton College, and Selwyn College, Cambridge [BA 1937, MA 1946].

Career:
Vicar of Capesthorne and Siddington, Cheshire, from 1955;
Chaplain to the High Sheriff of Cheshire, 1960-61;
Chaplain to the Forces;
ate Major, the 4th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers [Territorial Army].

He received the Territorial Decoration in 1950.

Canon Douglas never married.

The funeral took place at All Saints Church, Siddington, 25 February, 2004.

 

 

 

 

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