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Patrick Douglas, from whom are descended the Douglases of Salwarpe.


Mary Alice Douglas eighth child and fifth daughter of William and Frances Jane Douglas


Rev Robert Gresley Douglas, 1862-1947


Henry How Douglas, 1858–1890


Rev Arthur Jeffreys Douglas, son of Rev William Douglas


Rt Rev Gerald Wyberg Douglas, Bishop of Nyasaland


Lt Gen Archibald Douglas of Witham, (1707-8 Nov 1778) ADC to King George II, Colonel of the 13th Dragoons, MP for Dumfries


Richard Lowndes (later Garth by Royal Licence in 1837), Rev., of Morden, (1790-1862) Md., Mary Douglas, + 1849, d. of Rev. Robert Douglas, of Salwarpe and had issue.


Rev. Robert Douglas of Salwarpe, co. Worcester (younger son of Lieut.-General Archibald Douglas of Witham, co. Essex, A.D.C. to King George II., M.P. for Dumfries, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Edmund Burchard of Witham) ; born on Christmas Day, bapt. at Witham 27 December 1765 ; educated at Harrow and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, LL.B. 1794 ; Cornet 4th Dragoon Guards 8 March 1782; afterwards in Holy Orders ; Rector of Salwarpe and Hampton Lovett, both co. Worcester, 1794; J. P. for co. Worcester; died 6 December, bur. at Salwarpe 10 December 1806. Admon granted at Worcester 25 March 1807. Portrait at Kingsland, Newcastle-under-Lyrne, in the possession of his great -grand-son, Archibald Douglas.


Rev. Henry Douglas, born 17 April, bapt. at Whitborne, co.Hereford, 30 May 1793; educated at Rugby, admitted 1803, and at St. John's College, Cambridge, B.A. 1815, M.A. 1818; Vicar of Newland, co. Gloucester, 1822-32; Rural Dean, Prebendary and Precentor of Llandaff, co. Glamorgan, 7 April 1825; Rector of Whickham, co. Durham, 1832-1844; Canon of Durham 1834; and Rector of Salwarpe, co. Worcester, 1845-1849; died, aged 66, at the College, Durham, on Friday, 15 July, bur. in the graveyard of Durham Cathedral on Wednesday, 20 July 1859. M.I. in the chancel of St. Michael's, Salwarpe, also Memorial Window. Will dated 11 November 1857, proved at Durham 9 August 1859, by Eleanor Douglas, relict. Portrait by George Richmond, R.A., at Kingsland, Newcastle-under-Lyme, in the possession of his grandson, Archibald Douglas.


Possible daughters of William Willoughby Douglas:

  • Frances, born 8 December 1850, bapt. at Salwarpe 6 January 1851 ; died at The Lowe, Bridgnorth, co. Salop, 26 January 191 1, bur. at Worfield, co. Salop. Memorial Brass in chancel of Salwarpe Church. Will dated 18 August 1899, proved (Prin. Reg., 388, n) 14 March 1911, by Archibald Douglas and William Douglas, brothers.
  • Margaret, born at the Rectory, Salwarpe, on Wednesday, 18 February, bapt. at Salwarpe 20 February 1852 ; died 23 October 1867, bur. at Salwarpe.


Robert Archibald Douglas-Gresley of High Park and of Salwarpe Court,co. Worcester ; born 24 October 1794; bapt. at Whitborne, co. Hereford; educated at Rugby, admitted 1807; J.P. and D.L. for co. Worcester; Lord of the Manor of Salwarpe ; assumed by Royal Licence dated 30 January 1830, the additional name and arms of Gresley, in compliance with the will of Philip Gresley of High Park; died 13 February, bur. at Salwarpe 19 February 1885. Memorial tablet in the chancel. Will dated 6 August 1884, proved at Worcester 26 March r88s, by the Rev. William Willoughby Douglas and Robert Archibald Douglas, nephews.


Archibald Douglas of Salwarpe and of High Park, co. Worcester, and of Kingsland, Newcastle-under-Lyme ; born at the Rectory, Salwarpe, on Sunday, 10 April, bapt. at Salwarpe 15 May 1853 (Sponsors : Mrs. How (3rd wife of William Wybergh How of Nearwell, Shrewsbury, Robert Archibald Douglas and Henry Douglas, uncles) ; educated at Marlborough and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, B.A. 1875, M.A. 1878; admitted a Solicitor November 1879; Lord of the Manor and Patron of the living of Salwarpe.


William Douglas of The School, Malvern Link, co Worcester ; born 4 August, bapt. at Salwarpe 24 August 1854 ; of Keble College, Oxford, matriculated 13 October 1873, Scholar 1873, B.A. 1877, M.A. 1881. .=f=Martha Mauleverer, 3rd dau. of George


Harold Archibald Douglas of Kingsland, Newcastle-under-Lyme; born at Newcastle-under-Lyme on Friday, 2 September, bapt. at Salwarpe 2 October 1887 ; educated at Rossall and at Selwyn College, Cambridge, matriculated Michaelmas 1905, B.A. 1908 ; a Student of St. Bartholomew's Hospital ; M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Lond. 1912, M.B. Camb. 1 9 13; Captain Royal Army Medical Corps.


Major Herbert Archibald Douglas, son of Thomas and Janet Douglas.

Rev. Francis William Gresley Douglas, eldest son of Archibald Douglas of Salwarpe; born at Lancaster Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, on Friday, 15 January, bapt. at Basford, co. Stafford, 18 February 1886; of Clare College, Cambridge, matriculated Michaelmas Term 1905, B.A. 1908, M.A. 1912 ; Curate of St. Matthew's, Walsall, co. Stafford, 1910-15, and of the parish church, Maidstone, co. Kent, 1915.   Possibly Bridget Emily Frances (his cousin), born at Frant, co. Sussex, 4 February, bapt. there 18 March 1888 ; marr. at St. James', Tunbridge Wells (by her brother, the Rev. Robert Henry Douglas) on Thursday, 5 June ????


Percy Walter Lewis Adams of Woore Manor, near Crewe, co. Chester, married at St. George's, Newcastle-under-Lyme, co. Stafford, on Wednesday, 26 April 1916, Ada Gladys, eldest daughter of Archibald Douglas of Salwarpe and of High Park, both co. Worcester, and of Kingsland, Newcastle-under-Lyme; born 5 November, baptised at Salwarpe 14 December 1889. They have issue a son, Ralph Douglas Gresley Adams, born 1 May, baptised at the parish church, Wolstanton, co. Stafford, 15 June 1917.


Frances Anne, born 20 October, bapt. at Newland, co. Gloucester, 18 November 1825; married at Salwarpe (by her brother, the Rev. WilliamWilloughby Douglas) on Tuesday, 6 November 1849 ; died, aged 61, at Barmouth, co. Merioneth, on Sunday, 28 August 1887, bur. at Whittington.


Robert Archibald Douglas, born 15 October, bapt. at Newland, co. Gloucester, 24 November 1826; educated at Eton and at St. John's College, Cambridge, B.A. 1849, M.A. 1852; of the Inner Temple, called to the Bar 26 January 1854; died unmarried, aged 73, at 14 Cromwell Crescent, Earl's Court, London, on Monday, 27 November 1899, bur. in Brompton Cemetery, London. Will dated 22 May 1893, proved (Prin. Reg., 31, 1900) 5 January 1900, by Thomas Douglas, brother.


William Douglas of The School, Malvern Link, married Martha Mauleverer, 3rd dau. of George Worcester ; born 4 August, bapt. at Salwarpe 24 August 1854 ; of Keble College, Oxford, matriculated 13 October 1873, Scholar 1873, B.A. 1877, M.A. 1881.


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