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Douglas births in Cockpen






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Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland


From the 12th to the 19th centuries the parish of Cockpen comprised the same area as the Barony of Dalhousie (a corruption of Dalwolsie).


Alexander Douglas 02 Oct 1708 Cockpen Parish, Scotland - Parents William Douglas and  Janet Witherspoon
Anna Douglas 02 Jan 1702 Cockpen Parish, Scotland - Parents William Douglas and  Janet Witherspoon
David Douglas 12 Mar 1704 Cockpen Parish, Scotland

Elizabeth Douglas 1711 - Parents William Douglas and  Grizell McKeand
George Douglas 02 May 1711 Cockpen Parish, Scotland

Hellen Douglas 28 Nov 1984  - Parents William Douglas and Beatrix Murray
James Douglas 16 Jan 1697 Cockpen Parish, Midlothian, Scotland - Parents William Douglas and  Janet Witherspoon
Janet Douglas b Cockpen Marriage: Robert Cochrane, b Newbattle married 24 October 1707
Janet Douglas 15 Dec 1700 Cockpen Parish, Midlothian, Scotland (Janet baptised 1699 same, or elder sister who died young?) - Parents William Douglas and  Janet Witherspoon

James Douglas 1708 - Parents William Douglas and  Grizell McKeand
Janet Douglas 05 Jun 1724 Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland

John Douglas 1699 - Parents William Douglas and  Grizell McKeand
John Douglas 13 May 1723 Cockpen, M Loth, Scotland
John Douglas b 15 Nov 1761, Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland. m Marian Henderson

Margaret Douglas 1702 - Parents William Douglas and  Grizell McKeand
Margaret Douglas b 1790 Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland. Parents: George Douglas b 1713, Christian Watson b 1717.
Peter Douglas 05 Oct 1713 Cockpen Parish, Scotland

Robert Douglas 30 Aug 1696 - Parents William Douglas and Beatrix Murray
William Douglas (b 1649, Cockpen), son of James Douglas and Agnes Rome (who married 1637), married Isabel Elizabeth Kennedy
William Douglas (born 1668 Cockpen, 14 Oct 1745- Penninghame, Wigtownshire) son of William, b 1668, who married 1693 Grishild McKeand. Note: This cannot be correct
William Douglas 28 Aug 1706 Cockpen Parish, Scotland - Parents William Douglas and  Janet Witherspoon

William Douglas 1711 - Parents William Douglas and  Grizell McKeand
William Douglas 17 Jan 1722 Cockpen, M Loth, Scotland
William Douglas 14 Apr 1737 Cockpen, Bolton New Marns, Midlothian, Scotland(1)
William Douglas, Merchant of Leith, Born 30 May 1759 - Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, Baptized 10 June 1759 - Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland; Deceased 11 July 1814 - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland , age at death: 55 years old; Buried - Canongate church yard, Edinburgh, Scotland; Parents: William Douglas 1737- and Mary Kerr, 1733-


OPR for Cockpen, Ref 676/1: 1775. Ann lawful Daughter to John Reid and Jean Douglas his spouse was born at Dalhousie the 13th



1679 Janet Doudglas John Dawnie
1664 Grisseill Douglas William Diddop
1692 James Douglas Mary Kerr
1687 Alexander Douglas Agnes Blaikie
1674 John Douglass Isobell Hardie
1692 John Duglasse Janet Miller




1.  Researchers are advised to also look at the Douglas/McKeand family in the genealogy section
2.  Could this be Polton Mains?


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See also:
•  Douglas births in Newbattle


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