A collection of historical and genalogical records
My 4x great grandfather Major James Douglas was with the East India Company in Bombay
1782-1809.His four children were born there including my 3xgreat grandmother Rachel.
Rachel Douglas born 10th april 1797.
Catharine Douglas born 22nd feb 1799.
Mary Douglas born 29th october 1801.
James Douglas born 1804.
Rachel Douglas married James White at St Cuthberts Edinburgh in 1821.
James white was a surgeon living at 5 Windmill Street Edinburgh.
He came to Sydney Australia with his wife and six children in 1854.
His son William White (B) 1829 in Edinburgh was the colonial architect
of Maitland New South Wales.
James Douglas jnr was also a surgeon and came to Sydney in 1829.
He died at 80 Glebe Road Sydney on the 27th april 1897 unmarried.
He is buried at Balmain cemetery.
Rachel Douglas died 23rd may 1865 at 3 Hope Terrace Glebe Road
Sydney buried at Gore Hill cemetery Nth Sydney.
Originally buried at Devonshire Street Methodist cemetery but later
moved to Gore Hill.
Major James Douglas died in 1819 at "Edenside" Kelso Roxburgh.
I don't know where he was born or parents.
His spouse was Atcha Babee who I thought might be Indian, but I
recently found many Babee's living in D