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Are you a descendant of the Douglas families of Bonjedward or Timpendean?
Douglas of Bonjedward has featured in a couple of recent articles, the Skirmish at Sclaterford, which followed the disaster at Flodden, in 1513, and the Raid of the Redeswire in 1575.
However, linking the correct Douglas to these events is not proving easy.
I am grateful to Sally Douglas for re-visiting this, but maybe others have researched their families and have some additional…Continue
John emigrated to Mexico and is the progenitor of the family that built, first, Douglas Chalet and then Castillo Douglas.
Does anyone have this family in their tree?
Arguably one of the more ugly new buildings in London, The 30-storey Douglass Tower on Goodluck Hope, has been named after Sir James Douglass, the redoubtable designer of the English coastline’s two tallest lighthouses - the Eddystone Lighthouse off the Cornish coast and Bishop Rock, on the Isle of Scilly.
Born in Bow, Tower Hamlets in 1826, Sir James Douglass was chief engineer at Trinity House, the chartered authority with workshops at Trinity Buoy Wharf, the site of London…Continue