William Douglas, Provost of Forfar

An ancestor of the family of Douglas of Brigton, in the parish of Kinnettles, son of Dr Robert Douglas, Bishop of Brechin, himself a grandson of Sir Archibald Douglas of Glenbervie.


  • Margaret Douglas = John Smith, 2nd of Smithfield.  Through their only child, Catherine, the estate devolved to Major David Fyffe of the Lodge, Broughty Ferry, who married one of the daughters of the late Robert Douglas, senior, of Brigton, a descendant of Dr Robert Douglas, then the Bishop of Dunblane


????Elizabeth Graham                                                               
               Died 15 November 1816                                                                   
               Married William Douglas, of Brigton, son of Robert Douglas,                             
               of Brigton and Anne Hunter                                                              
               Born 18 January 1745                                                                    
               Died 28 September 1814

and their children:

            1   Robert Douglas                                                                 
               Born 4 September 1768                                                                   
               Died in infancy                                                                         
           2   Sir William Douglas                                                            
               Born 5 July 1778                                                                        
               Died 25 August 1818                                                                     
           3   David Douglas                                                                  
               Born 2 June 1780                                                                        
               Died 1802                                                                               
           4   Graham Douglas                                                                 
               Born 19 December 1783                                                                   

See also:

  • Douglas of Brigton

  • Douglas of Glenbervie