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What's new in the Douglas Archives?

 

The Douglas Archives are in two parts: history and genealogy.

The genealogy section has it's own 'What's new' list, containing details of the most recent additions to the database.

 

 

 

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  • Blythswood House

    Blythswood House

    The Campbells of Blythswood, who were also Douglases of Mains, owned this mansion house




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  • Camp Morton

    Camp Morton

    Camp Morton, a coal mine in Spitxbergen, was named after the Earl of Morton, who was one of the owners.



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  • Caerlaverock Castle

    Caerlaverock Castle

    This was not a Douglas property, but features in Douglas history.





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  • Castle Mains

    Castle Mains

    The Earl of Home's residence, near Douglas Castle.





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  • Cavers House

    Cavers House

    Now a ruin, the house was on the site of a 14thC castle built by Sir Archibald Douglas, son of the Earl of Douglas



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  • Dalkeith Castle

    Dalkeith Castle

    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.


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  • Douglas Castle

    Douglas Castle

    Also known as Castle Dangerous; several castle have been built on this site, the most recent being demolished in 1938.



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  • Gelston

    Gelston Castle

    Built in red sandstone c.1805 for Sir William Douglas (1745-1809), founder of Castle Douglas.




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  • Grace Hall

    Grace Hall

    The seat of Thomas Douglass, Esq., 'a very fine modern edifice', in Co Armargh, Ireland.




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  • Grangemuir House

    Grangemuir House

    Located just north of Pittenweem in Fife, Grangemuir House came into Douglas ownership through marriage in 1824, but is now in ruins.


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  • Hawthirnden

    Hawthornden Castle

    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.


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  • Herdmanston HouseHerdmanston Castle

    Hermiston, or Herdmanston, passed to the Sinclair family in the 12th or 13th century.




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  • Hermitage Castle

    Hermitage Castle

    Held by William de Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale, who also held Roxburgh & Lochmaben Castles, and, in 1332, was Warden of the Marches.


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  • Battle of Flodden Field

    Flodden Field

    More than 10,000 Scots, including King James IV, were killed in this significant defeat for Scotland.



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  • Battle of Homildon HillHomildon Hill

    Archibald, 4th Earl of Douglas was taken prisoner by Sir Henry Percy at Homildon Hill.




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  • Battle of Neville's CrossNeville's Cross

    The battle was disastrous for the Scots, whose King was captured and imprisoned and many men were lost.

     


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  • Nattle of OtterburnOtterburn

    The battle of Otterburn was a Scottish victory, though not a resounding one as their leader James, Earl Douglas was killed.



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  • Benjamin Douglas

    Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1861-62






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  • Damuel T DouglassSamuel T. Douglass

    Justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1852-57.


     


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  • John Joseph Douglass

    U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35.






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  • Image result for Douglas, Helen GahaganHelen Gahagan Douglas

    U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1945-5.




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  • Battle of TebaTeba

    The Good Sir James died at Teba, carrying Robert the Bruce's heart to the holy Land.

     



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Here is a list of recent additions in the history section: 

 

Tradsmen in Perth, 185006/29/2020
Richard Brooks Douglas, 1963-202006/29/2020
Douglas House, Bournemouth06/27/2020
Ethel Douglas, 1916-202006/27/2020
Douglas of Mountain Lodge06/25/2020
Gerstorp, Sweden06/25/2020
George Douglas of Longniddry, d161006/20/2020
Douglas of Borg06/20/2020
Douglas of Longniddry06/20/2020
Polmunckshead, Douglas Water06/16/2020
Hazelside - or Hileside06/16/2020
Case of the Black Douglases06/11/2020
Douglas Families in Perthshire06/08/2020
Gerald Sholto Douglas, 1891-196505/27/2020
William Douglas 14th of Cavers,  c. 1688 – 174805/17/2020
Hope Toulmin Douglas, b1883. 05/16/2020
Harry Robert Douglas, 1862-193405/16/2020
George Douglas, b186705/11/2020
Anne Douglas,  b. 194805/10/2020
Anna Dawson Douglas, fl. 1894-191005/10/2020
Logierait records05/08/2020
Morton's Maggot05/08/2020
Morton's Reel05/08/2020
Earl of Morton's Jig05/08/2020
Mabel Maud Douglas, c fl 1895-194705/08/2020
William Douglas, house painter05/08/2020
Logierait burials05/06/2020
  These pages have been revised and contain new information:

Robert Douglas, Provost of Lincluden, d 160906/24/2020
Douglas with West Indies connections06/16/2020
Lord William Robert Keith Douglas, 1783–185906/11/2020
Douglas of Tilquhillie06/02/2020
Coats of arms - people06/01/2020
Archibald Douglass, 1770-181505/25/2020
Seaman 1st Class General Preston Douglas, k194305/25/2020
Shirley Douglas, Living 197104/19/2020
Loddington Hall04/19/2020
Sir George Douglas, d182104/08/2020
The Douglas Generals04/01/2020
Major General Sir Robert Percy Douglas, 1804-189104/01/2020
General Robert Douglas, Count of Skenninge04/01/2020
Sir William Douglas, 4th Bt of Kelhead, c1730-178304/01/2020
Sholto Douglas, living 76703/26/2020
Douglas families in the Carolinas03/23/2020
Battle of Sauchieburn, 148803/23/2020
Douglas Support03/02/2020
Alice Blacker-Douglas, nee McGeogh, 1869-195602/27/2020
Archibald Douglas of Blythswood,1809-186802/27/2020
Killiechassie02/27/2020
Rev. William Willoughby Douglas, 1824-189802/27/2020
Douglas of Timpendean02/27/2020
Sir Kenneth Douglas, b186802/27/2020
Dick Douglas-Boyd, d2008 02/27/2020
Border Clans01/30/2020
Rev Canon John Albert Douglas, 1868-195601/28/2020

 

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