Archibald Godfrey Douglas

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Archibald Godfrey Douglas, born in about 1849, was an officer in the Royal Navy.

He was promoted to Master: Navigating Lieutenant on 5th March 1869, and:
13 May 1870 appointed to the Sphinx.
3 Oct 1878 appointed to the Penelope.

In 1881, 32, Navigating Lieut R Navy, living at Milton Villas in Dovercourt, Essex
In 1891, 42, Staff Commander Royal Navy, living at St Davids Road in Portsea, Hampshire
In 1901, 52, Staff Captain Royal Navy, living at The Terrace Chatham Dockyard in Chatham, Kent

He married Agnes Elliot and their first child, Agnes Marianne Douglas was born about 1876 in Scotland. They had at least six further children, all born in England, including Captain Alexander Sholto Douglas, also an officer in the Royal Navy.

Research Notes:

Agnes Marianne Douglas was born about 1876 in Scotland to Archibald Godfrey Douglas and Agnes (Elliot) Douglas. Agnes was the eldest of about seven children - all of her siblings were born in England.

In 1881 Agnes M Douglas (age 5, Scholar) lived at Milton Villas in Dovercourt, Essex with her father Archibald G (32, Navigating Lieut R Navy), mother Agnes (30), brother John E (1), and two servants: Emma Clover (28, General Servant) and Mary Ann Pinner (15, Nursemaid).

In 1891 Agnes N Douglas (age 15, Scholar) lived at St Davids Road in Portsea, Hampshire with her father Archibald P (42, Staff Commander Royal Navy), mother Agnes (40), and four younger siblings: John E (11, Scholar), Alexander S (7, Scholar), Millicent M (6), and Otto H (0), as well as two servants: Emily Carter (21, Nurse) and Minnie Brown (21, General Servant).

In 1901 Agnes Marianne Douglas (age 25) lived at The Terrace Chatham Dockyard in Chatham, Kent with her father Archibald Godfrey (52, Staff Captain Royal Navy), mother Agnes (50), brother Otto Hamilton (10), and two servants: Ellen Moore (27, Parlormaid) and Mary Ada Snelling (20, Cook).

Agnes Marianne Douglas (age 32, daughter of Archibald Godfrey Douglas) married Dermot Affleck-Graves (age 29, son of Harry Affleck-Graves) on 12 Nov 1908 in Bombay, Bombay, India.

Agnes and Dermot had two sons: Douglas Aulay Affleck-Graves (1909-1982) and Gerald Affleck-Graves (1910-1966).

Agnes' husband passed away on 27 Sep 1912 in Dalhousie, India.

Agnes M Affleck-Graves married Arthur W H M Moens in 1919. The marriage was registered in Havant, Hampshire in the second quarter of the year.

Agnes' husband passed away in 1939: "MOENS sir Arthur William Hamilton May of Woodlands South Leigh Havant Hampshire died 2 January 1939 Probate London 4 February to Douglas Anlay Affleck-Graves captain H.M. army. Effects £3301 5s. 10d."

Agnes M Moens passed away in 1957, aged 81 years. Her death was registered in Islington, London in the third quarter of the year. "MOENS, lady Agnes Marianne of 31 Queen's Gate-terrace Kensington London S.W.7 widow died 26 August 1957 at The Royal Free Hospital Annexe 76a Liverpool-road Islington London N.1 Probate Winchester 17 October to Douglas Aulay Affleck-Graves colonel H.M. army and Gerald Affleck-Graves retired commander R.N. Effects £4126 16s. 4d."



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