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Principal Inhabitants of Cumberland




DOUGLAS Andrew watch maker h.Hilton Terrace Whitehaven
DOUGLAS Francis farmer Row Cleator
DOUGLAS Henry yeoman Winscales
DOUGLAS Isaac farmer Howe Dyke Setmurthy
DOUGLAS Jas boot/shoemaker Caldewgate Carlisle
DOUGLAS Jas corn miller/flour dealer Egremont
DOUGLAS Jas grocer/tea dealer Egremont
DOUGLAS Jas yeoman Whinfell
DOUGLAS John cabinet maker George St Whitehaven
DOUGLAS John farmer Middle Farm Brampton
DOUGLAS John master of Free School Reagill
DOUGLAS John vict Globe Low Houses Bolton Lowside
DOUGLAS John vict Huntsman 81 George St Whitehaven
DOUGLAS John yeoman Lazonby
DOUGLAS Jon farmer Low Field Embleton
DOUGLAS Jon governor of workhouse Nelson's Lane Maryport
DOUGLAS Jos yeoman Edenhall
DOUGLAS Matthias flour dealer/shopkeeper Harrington
DOUGLAS Nath watch/clock maker 66 King St Whitehaven
DOUGLAS Ralph wholesale/retail wine/spirit/porter dealer Keswick
DOUGLAS Rev John perp curate of Nether Wasdale
DOUGLAS Richard vict Sun Parton
DOUGLAS Thos farmer Pickthall Ground Dunnerdale
DOUGLAS Thos ship master Harrington
DOUGLAS Thos yeoman Greysouthen
DOUGLAS Willoughby shopkeeper/flour dealer Greysouthern
DOUGLAS Wm farmer Low Moss Broughton



DOUGLAS (KITCHIN &) corn/flour merchant 62 Market Pl Whitehaven(1847)
DOUGLAS Dan clog/patten mkr/currier Pow St Workington (1847)
DOUGLAS Dan currier 21 Scotch St Whitehaven(1847)
DOUGLAS Dan currier Whillimoor Foot (1847)
DOUGLAS Hannah Mrs John St Maryport (1847)
DOUGLAS Henry farmer Winscales (1847)
DOUGLAS Henry vet surgeon 10 Kirkgate Cockermouth (1847)
DOUGLAS Isaac cartwright Low Lorton (1847)
DOUGLAS Jas beer house Aspatria (1847)
DOUGLAS Jas corn miller Egremont (1847)
DOUGLAS Jno cooper Greenfoot Bolton High (1847)
DOUGLAS Jno vict Odd Fellows Arms Low Houses Bolton Lowside (1847)
DOUGLAS John 1 Irish St Whitehaven(1847)
DOUGLAS John beer house Dearham (1847)
DOUGLAS John Crofts Whillimoor (1847)
DOUGLAS John linen/woollen drpr 60 King St Whitehaven(1847)
DOUGLAS John master mariner Harrington (1847)
DOUGLAS John police constable John St Maryport (1847)
DOUGLAS John Rev Parsonaqe Netherwasdale (1855)
DOUGLAS John Rev perp curate Nether Wasdale (1847)
DOUGLAS John vict John Bull/house agent 30 Chapel St Whitehaven (1847)
DOUGLAS Jon farmer Unthank (1847)
DOUGLAS Jon vict Old Buck 32 Market Pl Cockermouth (1847)
DOUGLAS Jos blacksmith Mealsgate (1847)
DOUGLAS Jos corn merchant Cross St Whitehaven(1847)
DOUGLAS Ralph wine/spirit merch Keswick (1847)
DOUGLAS Robt vict Spur 52 Roper St Whitehaven(1847)
DOUGLAS Sarah acadmey Fleming Sq Maryport (1847)
DOUGLASS Adw Wt farmer Common Bowness (1847)
DOUGLASS Henry cow doctor 10 Kirkgate Cockermouth (1847)
DOUGLASS Henry farmer Row Cleator (1847)
DOUGLASS John yeoman Lazonby (1847)
DOUGLASS Mat farmer Common side Distington (1847)
DOUGLASS Wm farmer Eaglesfield Cragg (1847)

Additional names:

DOUGLAS- In Affectionate Remembrance of ANN DOUGLAS, Who died at Low Mill on June 18th, 1888, AGED 81 YEARS. Will be interred at Broomfield on Friday, the 22nd Inst., leaving Low Mill at 7-30 a.m., and arriving at Broomfield at 11-30 a.m.
Verse with card- none**

DOUGLAS-Florence, the dearly beloved daughter of Joseph and the late Dorothy Ann Douglas, who died on Saturday, May 2nd 1931, at 12, Mill Street, Whitehaven. Interment at Hensingham Cemetery.

DOUGLAS-At 76 Wakehurst Road, London, on the 10th April 1932, Mrs A S DOUGLAS, late of 82 Main Street, Cockermouth

DOUGLAS, Tuesday last, in the Market Place, Mr. John DOUGLAS, porter, aged 78. (August 1798).

DOUGLASS - In Union-street, Carlisle on Sunday, the 18th Nov. 1855, of scarlatina, SARAH DOUGLASS, aged 10 years.

DOUGLAS-HARTLEY-On the 28th December 1876, St. Mary's Church, Harrington, Mr. Hugh DOUGLAS, to Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. John HARTLEY, both of Harrington.

DOUGLAS-OSTLE-JOHN DOUGLAS, police officer, to Miss Ann OSTLE, dressmaker, youngest daughter of MR. Henry OSTLE, of Greysouthen. Nov. 1844

DOUGLAS-PROUD, At the Register Office, Cockermouth, 22nd March 1884, Mr. William DOUGLAS, Kirkgate, Cockermouth, to Miss Ellen PROUD, Cockermouth.

DOUGLAS-STAINTON. At the Evangelical Union Church, Carlisle, 3rd June 1884, by Rev J. McILDOWIE(?), Robert DOUGLAS, gardener, Whitehaven, to Margaret STAINTON, Carlisle.

Jane Douglas b1813. She lived in Whitehaven in Cumberland but at some time she and her brother John had come from Edenburt in Lurgan. (In 1821 Census with their mother Ann, who was at the tender age of just 30, a widow).

Whitehaven-based Lilian Douglas (1895 - 1989) was a life member of the Royal Photographic Society and although an amateur photographer, won many awards for her work (son, Peter Douglas)

George Douglas (b 1831, d. 1915) emmigrated to Canada from Cumberland, England. Possibly son of Andrew

John Douglas, 21 at time of marriage to Susan Conaway on 13 Oct 1874. Possibly on the census until 1901, still in Hensingham (a suburb of Whitehaven). John's father was Matthew Douglas, occupation Carter.

John Douglas and his wife Mary Ann nee Casson brought up the Casson children up after the mother died. Mary Ann Douglas was Thomas Cassons sister. 1851 census

Alexander Douglas born 1860 New Abbey married Margaret Chisholm. He moved to Whitehaven 1888c and worked in the pits. One of his brothers was John Douglas born 1851 and lost at sea 1890  aged 39yrs (buried in Crossmichael, Kirkcudbrightshire, or just a memorial?). There may have been Douglas cousins in Whitehaven before this Douglas family came to Cumbria.

John Douglas who married Susan Conaway in 1874, in Whitehaven. John's father is Matthew Douglas a Carter.

Inland Revenue Succession and Estate duty forms, forms of residuary account and income tax vouchers re the Douglas Trust, on the deaths of Daniel Douglas (1821), John Douglas (1855), John Douglas (1885), Hannah Taylor Douglas (1878), and Dr Thos. Sadler Douglas (1889); fire insurance policy 1822 - 1900. Held by: Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

Daniel Douglas, clockmaker, c1820 Whitehaven

Andrew Douglas, clockmaker, Whitehaven; and Nathaniel. Both working in 1829.

Death - Daniel Douglas, Esq. aged 67, late of Whitehaven.—Yesterday, at Croft 10 September 1821

4th Cumberland Artillery Volunteers. Thomas Sadler Douglas, gent, to be Honorary Assistant-Surgeon. Dated 7th June 1860 (?qualified 1854)

11 Mar 1777- BORN:1 Mar, the wife of William Douglas Esq. of Arkleby Hall (MP for the boroughs of Dumfries, Sanquhar, Annan etc.) "was safely delivered of a son". Sir William was subsequently Marquis of Queensberry. (Arkleby Hall, Arkleby, Wigton, Cumbria)


There is a puzzling entry in the Finsthwaite register, recording the burial of Clementina Johannes Sobiesky Douglass of Waterside, spinster, on 16 May 1771. She was known locally as 'the Princess,' and as she was named after the Old Pretender's wife, Maria Clementina Sobieski, it was supposed she had some connexion with the exiled royal family

Births - Bridekirk, which lies between Cockermouth and Maryport
1775 May 8. Catharine Heron d. of William Douglas of Papcastle Esq. and Grace h.w. (?his wife)
1786 Oct. 1. Joseph s. of John Bell of Fieldside, yeoman, and Christian h.w. (late Douglas)
Marriages - Bridekirk
1780 Dec. 24 24. John Bell, widower, aged 57 and Christian Douglas, spr. aged 34, both of this psh.
1793 Jan. 13. Jeremiah Douglas of Workington psh. batch. and blacksmith, aged 23 and Jane Studart of this psh. spr. aged 24.
Burials - Bridekirk
1788 June 6. Jane wife of Edward Douglas of Dovenby, aged 85
1790 May 7. Edward Douglas of Dovenby, aged 78.

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