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Cara Douglas
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Which Douglas line are you researching? Dates and places help making connections.
Daniel Douglas b 1784 Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire, England
Who is your earliest known Douglas ancestor?
Daniel Douglas b 1784 - 1863 Chipping Warden/Byfield

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Douglas families Byfield & Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire, England

Posted on April 2, 2015 at 12:38 9 Comments

My great grandfather Daniel John Douglas (b. 1849) boarded the "Duke of Westminister" in Nov 1885 and arrived in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on the 11 Jan 1886 wife his wife Harriet ?.  His father was Daniel Douglas (occupation - shepherd) born 1820 in Byfield, Northamptonshire, England and mother Elizabeth Woodfield of Tysoe, Warwickshire. I believe his father was Daniel Wells Douglas born in Chipping Warden 1784 and died in Byfield in 1863, and mother Elizabeth ?. He had two…


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At 9:26 on April 2, 2015, William Douglas said…

Welcome to our community, Cara.

You will find a several discussions about Northamptonshire here. To find them, enter Northamptonshire in the search bx, top right.

Many of us are trying to find a connection with William Douglas, born 1610.

Yours aye,



Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?

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