Edward Bullock Douglas

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Edward Bullock Douglas was born on 28 June 1774. He was the son of Charles James Sholto Douglas and Mary Bullock. He married Harriet Bullock, daughter of Reverend Richard Bullock, on 14 February 1811.

he was half-brother of James Sholto Douglas , for whom he appears to have been a trustee.

He died on 7 July 1830 at age 56. The source of the £100,000 he left at death is not clear.

Will of Edward Bullock Douglas of Montpellier France proved 25/09/1830. In his will and codicil, which are each five lines long, he left monetary legacies of £500 each to his executors, £1000 to his nephew Sir James Douglas, and £200 to 'Mr Brown' on top of the salary due to Brown, and the remainder of his estate to his wife and son, Reverend Edward Douglas (1 Dec 1819 - 23 Mar 1898).


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Sources for this article include:

• Legacies of British Slave-ownership database
• W.D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical directory of British wealth-holders

 
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