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What's new in the Douglas Archives?

 

The Douglas Archives are in two parts: history and genealogy.

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  • Blythswood House

    Blythswood House

    The Campbells of Blythswood, who were also Douglases of Mains, owned this mansion house




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  • Camp Morton

    Camp Morton

    Camp Morton, a coal mine in Spitxbergen, was named after the Earl of Morton, who was one of the owners.



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  • Caerlaverock Castle

    Caerlaverock Castle

    This was not a Douglas property, but features in Douglas history.





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  • Castle Mains

    Castle Mains

    The Earl of Home's residence, near Douglas Castle.





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  • Cavers House

    Cavers House

    Now a ruin, the house was on the site of a 14thC castle built by Sir Archibald Douglas, son of the Earl of Douglas



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  • Dalkeith Castle

    Dalkeith Castle

    Dalkeith Castle, or Palace, in Midlothian, Scotland, is the former seat of the Duke of Buccleuch. The present house was built in 1702 on the site of an earlier castle.


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  • Douglas Castle

    Douglas Castle

    Also known as Castle Dangerous; several castle have been built on this site, the most recent being demolished in 1938.



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  • Gelston

    Gelston Castle

    Built in red sandstone c.1805 for Sir William Douglas (1745-1809), founder of Castle Douglas.




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  • Grace Hall

    Grace Hall

    The seat of Thomas Douglass, Esq., 'a very fine modern edifice', in Co Armargh, Ireland.




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  • Grangemuir House

    Grangemuir House

    Located just north of Pittenweem in Fife, Grangemuir House came into Douglas ownership through marriage in 1824, but is now in ruins.


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  • Hawthirnden

    Hawthornden Castle

    A property of the Abernethy family, it passed to the Douglases in the 14th century. The earliest parts of the castle date from the 15th century.


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  • Herdmanston HouseHerdmanston Castle

    Hermiston, or Herdmanston, passed to the Sinclair family in the 12th or 13th century.




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  • Hermitage Castle

    Hermitage Castle

    Held by William de Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale, who also held Roxburgh & Lochmaben Castles, and, in 1332, was Warden of the Marches.


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  • Battle of Flodden Field

    Flodden Field

    More than 10,000 Scots, including King James IV, were killed in this significant defeat for Scotland.



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  • Battle of Homildon HillHomildon Hill

    Archibald, 4th Earl of Douglas was taken prisoner by Sir Henry Percy at Homildon Hill.




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  • Battle of Neville's CrossNeville's Cross

    The battle was disastrous for the Scots, whose King was captured and imprisoned and many men were lost.

     


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  • Nattle of OtterburnOtterburn

    The battle of Otterburn was a Scottish victory, though not a resounding one as their leader James, Earl Douglas was killed.



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  • Benjamin Douglas

    Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1861-62






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  • Damuel T DouglassSamuel T. Douglass

    Justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1852-57.


     


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  • John Joseph Douglass

    U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35.






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  • Image result for Douglas, Helen GahaganHelen Gahagan Douglas

    U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1945-5.




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  • Battle of TebaTeba

    The Good Sir James died at Teba, carrying Robert the Bruce's heart to the holy Land.

     



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Here is a list of recent additions in the history section: 

 

Baxtonlees02/23/2024
Douglas in Arancy02/20/2024
Carlos Lavalette Douglass, 1827-189802/20/2024
Castelbosco02/20/2024
Warren Douglas, 1911-199702/16/2024
Douglas Scotti Places02/15/2024
Italy02/15/2024
Sarmato02/15/2024
Onofrio Scotti, d160202/15/2024
John Keith Elers Douglas, b191801/24/2024
Cavers memorial stone01/24/2024
Harriet Douglas Daly, died 192701/24/2024
Ippolita Douglas Scotti di Vigoleno, living 202301/18/2024
Cameron Douglas, b195701/15/2024
Douglas of Châteauneuf01/08/2024
Georg Douglas, b194501/08/2024
Archibald Douglas, earl of Wigton, in France01/08/2024
The Douglas-fir gall midge01/04/2024
The Douglas fir 01/04/2024
An early history of the Douglas family in France01/03/2024
  These pages have been revised and contain new information:

Kane Douglas, b198902/23/2024
General Robert Douglas, 1778-187102/17/2024
Douglas titles02/15/2024
Armorials - People02/15/2024
Luigi Scotti Douglas, 1796-188002/15/2024
Douglas Scotti of Vigoleno02/15/2024
Douglas Family in France - History02/14/2024
The Douglas family in France - People02/14/2024
Freskin the Fleming02/13/2024
The Slaying of John Douglas at Little Moccasin Gap, 177602/06/2024
Kinmount, Dumfriesshire02/05/2024
The Emerald Charter01/30/2024
Fun (peculiar) emails 01/26/2024
Thomas Douglas, c1616-168601/24/2024
The Douglas family in France01/08/2024
The Douglas family in France - Places01/08/2024
Heraldry of The Douglas Family in France01/08/2024
The Douglas family in France - Titles01/08/2024
Captain John Erskine Douglas R.N.01/07/2024

 

Please note that minor changes, such as the introduction of a photograph or date of birth, would not normally warrant a 'What's new? entry. However, they may be listed in our change log.

 

 

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