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Featured Blog Posts – March 2013 Archive (1)

Campaign to stop development at Douglas Support

The Rev. Sholto Douglas Campbell, M.A., second Baron Blythswood, inherited the estate of Rosehall, near Coatbridge, from Brigadier-General Sir Thomas Monteith Douglas in 1868. He renamed it Douglas Support and took the name Douglas.

The Rev. Sholto Douglas Campbelldouglas, as he became knowm, was the second son of the late Archibald Douglas of Mains, who…


Added by William Douglas on March 5, 2013 at 15:40 — 1 Comment

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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