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Sir William Douglas, 4th Bart of Kelhead (d 16.05.1783) m. (21.03.1772) Grace Johnstone (d 25.03.1836, eldest daughter and co-heir of William Johnstone of Lockerbie) Henry Alexander Douglas, a brother of the sixth and seventh Marquesses of Queensberry

A. H. Johnstone Douglas DL JP of Lockerbie (1846–1923)

Robert Sholto Johnstone Douglas (3 December 1871 – 10 March 1958)

William Douglas (d 1834, Colonel) had issue m1. (27.10.1795) Catherine Johnstone (youngest daughter and co-heir of William Johnstone of Lockerby), m2. (sp) Wilhelmina Douglas. William Douglas was a grandson of Sir John Douglas, 3rd Bart of Kelhead (d 13.11.1778). Note: Elsewhere I have a note that he was the son of David Douglas, 9th son of Sir William Douglas, Bt. Stirnet shows him to be son of David, grandson of William, 2nd Bt of Kelhead.

Jane Margaret Mary Douglas (b 15.01.1811, d 15.04.1881) married her cousin (27.01.1841) Robert Johnstone Douglas of Lockerby (d 12.11.1866, cousin). Jane Douglas was the daughter of Charles, 5th Marquess of Queensberry.

Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry, 2nd Duke of Dover, PC (1698–1778) was created Lord Douglas of Lockerbie, Dalveen and Thornhill, Viscount of Tiberris and Earl of Solway on 17 June 1706, these titles becoming extinct on his death.

Olive Christian, daughter of the late Arthur Henry Johnstone-Douglas of Lockerbie, married 20 Dec 1905, Lt Col Francis John Carruthers 11th of Dormont (1868-1945)

Lady Jane Douglas (1811-1881), Married 1841, Robert Johnstone-Douglas, of Lockerbie, (1814-1866). She was the daughter of Charles Douglas, 6th Marquess of Queensberry (1777-1837).  Their son, Arthur Henry Johnstone-Douglas, of Lockerbie, (1846-1923), Married 1869, Jane Maitland Stewart, b1930, daughter of Stair Hathorn Stewart.

John Johnston Douglas of Lockerbie was a land tax commissioner, 1836

John Douglas of Lockerbie is listed as a freeholder in 1811

Jane, who was daughter of Stair Hawthorn Stewart and his 3rd wife Jane Rothes, daughter of John Maitland of Freugh, married, in July 1869, AHJ Douglas of Lockerbie, late 42nd Highlanders.

William Edwardes, 4th Baron Kensington PC (11 May 1835 – 7 October 1896), also 1st Baron Kensington in the Peerage of the United Kingdom married Grace Elizabeth Johnstone-Douglas, daughter of Robert Johnstone-Douglas, in 1867

5 Apr 1821 at Lockerby House, His Excellency Colonel Maxwell, CB, Capt-general and Governor of St Christopher 'etc, etc' to Miss Douglas, only daughter of Lt Gen Douglas of Green Croft.

22 Feb 1827 at Lockerby House, the lady of Henry Douglas, a son


Several members of the family are buried in Dryfebridge graveyard, which is (2019) uncared for and overgrown.

See also:

  • Lockerbie House
  • Hon John Douglas


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