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John Douglas, who was living in 1759, of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire became a Master Clock and Watch maker and founded a dynasty of Clock and Watch makers, Jewellers, Jewellery makers, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths.



Hallmark Name Comments
  Archibald Douglas London 1816, 1828 & 1829; worked with John Douglas
  Father of Randolph Douglas Unknown
  Donald Macpherson Douglas Watchmaker and Jeweller, 114 Manners Street, Wellington
silvermark AJD Archibald John Douglas Son of Frances Douglas
19 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, London – 13 St. James’s Street, Clerkenwell, London – 48 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, London.
Business established: c.1864
  Douglas (John Douglas, Archibald Douglas, Frances Douglas, Samuel Douglas): 14 West Street, London – 37 Penton Place, Pentonville Road, London - 52 & 57 Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, London – 13 St. James’s Walk, Clerkenwell, London - 10 Widerness Row, Chelsea, London.
John Douglas established: 1804. Archibald Douglas established: 1821. Frances Douglas established: 1837.
  Samuel Douglas Brother to Archibald John Douglas, both sons of Frances Douglas
Frances Douglas hallmark 1838 Frances Douglas London 1838
She was the wife of Archibald, who died young (1837), and the mother of Archibald John (AJD 1864) and Samuel - all of them were silversmiths.
??Francis, see below
Frances Douglas hallmark 1845 Frances Douglas FD into a rectangle
Presumably same Frances as above
silvermark James Douglas Worked in Dundee between 1796 and 1820. The hallmarks ID for James Douglas, followed by a crowned shield and topped heart, used by Douglas
  William Douglas Dundee; active 1718
  William Douglas London 1776
  Alexander Douglas Edinburgh apprentice, 1554
  Archibald Douglas Edinburgh apprentice, 1800-1806
  James Douglas Edinburgh apprentice, 1748
  James Douglas Edinburgh apprentice, c1778-1785
  William Douglas Edinburgh apprentice, 1674
  William Douglas Edinburgh apprentice, 1748
  James Douglas William Scott Peat was apprenticed to James Douglas in 1802. Freeman in 1813. Held as apprentice David Pollock (freeman in 1847).He waoked in Edinburgh 1826
silvermark John Douglas Normally associated with Dundee, but the 1804 hallmark is for Edinburgh.
  Robert Douglas of New London, c1766
  James Douglas Silversmith, c1797, married Miss Bailey, daughter of Simeon A. Bailey and Catherine Bickers. He was a partner c 1797 with Simeon A. Bailey in New York City NY as BAYLEY & DOUGLAS.
  Burham Douglas Jeweller who worked from circa 1805 to 1814 in Granville New York
  John Martin Douglas Master goldsmith, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, 2014
  Ian Douglas Partner in The Leith Silver Company, Muir of Ord in Ross & Cromarty, 2014
  John Douglas silversmith / goldsmith, in Dublin mid-1700s
Silver mark Francis Douglas London, 1852. Should this be Frances? (see above)
  Edward Douglas Goldsmith, grandfather of Donald W. Douglas, founder of Douglas Aircraft


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Hallmarks Name Business Comments
  Worth & Douglas Jewellers of Australia and New Zealand  
  Douglas Jewellers Keswick, Cumbria, England  
  Douglas & Sons Manufacturers of jewellery and gems business in Galle, Sri Lanka  
hallmark Douglas Clock Company   English Birmingham hallmarks dating from 1899/1900
  John Douglas & Son   Active 1841, possibly Greenock residents, John Douglas 1794-1867, watchmaker and jeweller, and one of his sons, Thomas Napier Douglas, 1830-1903. Thomas was watchmaker, jewellery maker and goldsmith.
John Douglas & Son entered their mark 'D & S' contained within an oblong punch, with the Glasgow Assay Office. Douglas & Sons   5, later, 9, Hamilton Street, Greenock,  established in 1835.
  Bayley and Douglas   See James Douglas, above
  Bryan Douglas Antique Silver The family silversmith business has an expert knowledge of Christian ecclesiastical silver and specialise in the buying and selling of Georgian, Victorian, early 20th century silver and silver plate from the UK.  The London Silver Vaults


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