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Arthur Johnstone-DouglasArthur Henry Johnstone-Douglas of Lockerbie JP, DL (1846-1923) was the son of Robert Johnstone Douglas of Lockerbie and grandson of Henry Alexander Douglas, brother of the 6th and 7th Marquesses of Queensberry.


He was Convenor of the County of Dumfriesshire (1894–1896 & 1902–1910) and Chairman of the Territorial Association.


Previously resident in Comlongon Castle, he succeeded to Lockerbie House, a mansion in Dryfesdale parish, Dumfriesshire, in 1866, together with 2336 acres, valued at £3345 per annum.

He served in the 42nd Highlanders from 1866 to 1871, retiring as a Lieutenant; afterwards he was a Lieutenant in the Border Mounted Rifles and Captain of the Dumfriesshire Mounted Volunteers.



On 14 July 1869, he married Jane Maitland Stewart, daughter of Stair Hathorn Stewart, of Physgill and Glasserton, co. Wigtown:

Children of Arthur Henry Johnstone Douglas and Jane Maitland Stewart are:
Sybil Johnstone Douglas, b. 1870, d. 1953.
+Robert Sholto Johnstone Douglas, b. 03 Dec 1871, Edinburgh, d. 1958.
Margaret Johnstone Douglas, b. 1872, d. 1960.
Muriel Grace Johnstone Douglas, b. 04 Jun 1874, Lockerbie, Dumfries, Scotland, d. 03 Mar 1961.
Bridget Helen Johnstone Douglas, b. 28 Nov 1875, d. 23 Dec 1967.
Olive Christian Johnstone Douglas, b. 21 May 1878, Annan, Dumfries, Scotland, d. 1977.
+Caroline Elsie Johnstone Douglas, b. 26 Oct 1879, Annan, Dumfries, Scotland, d. 18 Feb 1969, 20 Ann Street, Edinburgh.
+Octavia Johnstone Douglas, b. 24 Aug 1881, d. 1968.
Nina Johnstone Douglas, b. 24 Aug 1881, d. 14 Jul 1964.
Walter Henry Johnstone Douglas, b. 22 Dec 1886, d. 1972bsp;


Arthur Henry Johnstone-Douglas of Lockerbie is buried in Dryfebridge cemetery.


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