The Hon Archibald Roderick Sholto Douglas

Roderick established and ran a cinema in Fort William. It was 'constructed of corrugated iron, with the interior nicely finished. It [had] tip-up chairs..', as reported in the People's Journal of 2nd June 1928.


1. Major Roderick Walter Sholto Douglas was born on 16 July 1908. He married, firstly, Elizabeth Margaret Cooper, daughter of Stephen Clement Paston Cooper and Florence Gertrude Taylor, on 7 November 1935. He and Elizabeth Margaret Cooper were divorced in 1949. He married, secondly, Margaret Tennent on 13 February 1950. He had children by both marriages.

2. Lt.-Col. Patrick Sholto Douglas was born on 13 April 1912. He married Maude Carol Hermione Orr, daughter of George Simpson Orr, on 22 February 1940.

     Child of Lt.-Col. Patrick Sholto Douglas and Maude Carol Hermione Orr:
Katharine Diana Douglas   b. 14 Aug 1942

3. Peter Frederic Sholto Douglas  was born on 23 August 1916. He married Ursula Rivers, daughter of Henry Somers Rivers, on 6 June 1942. They had two children.