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John Dagless was a blacksmith living in Norfolk. He married Elizabeth Pearson and they has eight children:
Susannah, baptised 14 Apr 1816
William, bap 6 Dec 1819
Richard, bap 28 Dec 1834, born 29/11/1829
Thomas, bap 24…
The Monteath Douglas Mausoleum is a grand Victorian monument, standing starkly on the skyline in the Scottish Borders near the village of Ancrum It is semi-derelict, and on the Buildings at Risk Scotland Register.
This magnificent, largely forgotten building is the last resting place of General Sir Thomas Monteath Douglas (1788 - 1868). The entrance is guarded…Continue
I received the following message with the request to share it:
I just wanted to share with as many of you as I could that T George Douglas passed away this morning (Tuesday, November 4) at his home in Altamonte Springs Fl. His wife, Pat , called my husband George this afternoon to let him know the sad news.
Some of you receiving this email may not have known T George well. However he was one of the great ones within Clan Douglas. I can still remember all the…Continue
Can you tell me if you kept witches in your dungeon as I have a sister who believes she was a witch in a past life..?
I was asked this a couple of years ago, and it came to mind again as I considered the fact that Hallowe'en is upon us again.
Do we have witches in the Douglas family, I wondered?
Archibald, 6th Earl of Angus's sister, Lady Janet Douglas of Glamis, was accused of witchcraft and treason and was burned at the stake in…Continue