A collection of historical and genalogical records
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Cavers Castle is steeped in history and was most recently the seat of the Douglas family for over 300 years. In its day, the castle was a grand 64 room family residence sitting in grounds in excess of 100,000 acres.
Today, the castle sits in the centre of the approx 10 acre grounds. The grounds contain a…Continue
This GradeA listed doocot forms part of the former Pittendreich estate, once the property of the Douglases of Pittendreich, located at Easter Pittendreich Farm, Elgin, in Scotland.
Probably written circa 1900: No trace of these Douglases now exists. The old trees probably define the spot where the mansion of the…Continue
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