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Reverend James Douglas, 4th Baron Douglas of Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Reverend James Douglas, 4th Baron Douglas of Douglas was the son of Archibald James Edward Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Douglas and Lady Frances Scott.

 

 He was born on 9 July 1787. He was baptised on 6 August 1787 at Petersham, Surrey, England. He married Wilhelmina Murray, daughter of General Hon. James Patrick Murray and Anne Witham, on 18 May 1813. He died on 6 April 1857 at age 69 at Bothwell Castle, Lanarkshire, Scotland,. He was buried at Douglas, Scotland.

 

He was educated at Oxford University (Christs Church), Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He graduated from Oxford University in 1810 with the degree of B.A. He graduated from Oxford University in 1816 with the degree of M.A. He held the office of Rector of Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire between 1819 and 1848, and wasf Rector of Broughton, Northamptonshire between 1825 and 1848.

 

He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Douglas of Douglas [S., 1790] on 10 September 1848.

 

On his death, the Barony of Douglas of Douglas became extinct. However, it was revived in 1875 for Cospatrick, 11th Earl of Home.

 

The titles devolved to his half sister, Lady Montague, and passed from her to his niece, the Countess of Home.

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  • Douglas of Douglas
  • Douglas House, Petersham

  • James Douglas, gardener
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