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Bishop Henry Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

Henry Alexander Douglas (1821–1875) was the third Bishop of Bombay from 1869 to 1876.

 

He was the son of Henry Alexander Douglas and his wife Elizabeth Dalzell, daughter of the Earl of Carnwarth. His father was the third son of Sir William Douglas (c.1730–1783), fourth Baronet Douglas of Kelhead, who was a brother of the sixth and seventh Marquess of Queensberry. Douglas' parents died in 1837.

 

Hhe was educated at Balliol College, Oxford and married in 1849.

He was Vicar of Abbotsley, then Dean of Cape Town before his elevation to the Episcopate, he was a "moderate high churchman". He died on 13 December 1875 and his papers published posthumously.

 

In 1865, he is listed as of St George's, Cape Town.

 

His daughter, Catherine Mary Grey Douglas was baptised on 9th May 1856 in St. George’s Cathedral, Cape Town.

 

His son, Archibald Charles Douglas, b1861, is listed as an Old Cathusian.

 

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