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Robin Alistair Douglas
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William Douglas left a comment for Robin Alistair Douglas
"I note, Robin, that you are in South Africa.  I am working on that 'branch' of the family.  You can find my notes here: http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/history/families/douglas_in_south_africa.html#   Any help that…"
Dec 8, 2019
William Douglas left a comment for Robin Alistair Douglas
"Despite the good clues, I have not found your ancestors.  There were a number of Douglases who were at Waterloo, so it is difficult to follow up without a first name. I have a note of a Arthur Colin Douglas, born 1908 died 1983 buried…"
Dec 8, 2019
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Dec 8, 2019

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Which Douglas line are you researching? Dates and places help making connections.
A Captain Douglas served at the Battle of Waterloo and it was either he or his son that migrated to Hobart in Tasmania with his own son Arthur Colin Douglas and wife Winifred where he took up the post of Postmaster General.
My Grandfather, Roderick was one of their twelve children.
Who is your earliest known Douglas ancestor?
James Douglas known as The Black Douglas

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At 19:05 on December 8, 2019, William Douglas said…

I note, Robin, that you are in South Africa.  I am working on that 'branch' of the family.  You can find my notes here: http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/history/families/douglas_in_south_africa.html#  

Any help that you can give would be very welcome.

William

At 19:02 on December 8, 2019, William Douglas said…

Despite the good clues, I have not found your ancestors.  There were a number of Douglases who were at Waterloo, so it is difficult to follow up without a first name.

I have a note of a Arthur Colin Douglas, born 1908 died 1983 buried Tarrawingee, Victoria. He was married to Juliet "Judy" Meryon (1911-2002). They are buried together in Tarrawingee, Victoria. They are parents of Jane and Leigh and grandparents Of Hugo, Clare and Andrew.   Any connection?

William

 
 
 

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'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.

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