A collection of historical and genalogical records
I am Looking for the father of:
Samuel Douglas b.1699 Burnhouses Auchingramont Hamilton, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
d.1793 Littleton NH
married in Scotland Hepzibah Richardson b.1701 d. ?
Immigrated 1730 from Scotland to MA, then NH with his children and grand children
"Captain" Samuel D.…Continue
''The jury returned an open verdict, stating that the exact cause of the accident had not been proved, and adding an expression of opinion to the effect that, as it was deceased's first day in the pit, he should not have been left so soon to do this dangerous work alone.''
[photo courtesy Gordon Cunningham] …Continue
Added by Russell Lynn Drysdale on May 29, 2014 at 17:37 — No Comments
I have received this email, and thought that it might be useful to share my response - in the hope that other researchers may be able to add to it.
I am having difficulty knowing where to go to find my ancestor Samuel Douglass. I have traced him to the 1730 immigration from Scotland with his father and son. I can not find where/who in Scotland he descended from.
Can you direct me to where I go on this site to find…Continue
‘Finding David Douglas’ was four years in the making and is the first to focus on remarkable botanist and plant hunter, David Douglas (1799-1834) who explored western North America in the 1820s and 1830s and introduced more than 200 new species to the gardens and forests of Europe.
The film - a collaboration between The Oregon Cultural…Continue
When William first posted the above image I nearly split laughing ,( having known there were 40 plus Drysdale spelling variants recorded ) to me good common sense would dictate that men with a formal education…
Added by Russell Lynn Drysdale on May 26, 2014 at 0:00 — No Comments
Richard Giles "Dick" Douglas who died on 3rd May 2014, was a former Scottish politician, having been a member of the British House of Commons firstly as a Labour Co-operative candidate, then latterly as a Scottish National Party member.
After he was faced with legal action for not paying his poll tax - by then 800 Clydesdale Bank notes - he rose to his feet in the…Continue
Added by William Douglas on May 23, 2014 at 18:49 — No Comments
Poppyscotland is the leading charity supporting ex-Servicemen and women and their families in Scotland. The charity is probably best known for running the iconic Scottish Poppy Appeal, but they work all year round to help veterans and their families receive the care and support they urgently…Continue
Added by William Douglas on May 21, 2014 at 23:30 — No Comments
Ronnie Brown, of the Corries, seen here with the late Duke of Hamilton, will be at Lennoxlove for the Douglas Clan Gathering to talk about his painting on 2nd July.
Towards the end of the afternoon, we will be entertained by the Haddington Pipe Band.
It should be a memorable afternoon.
The Edinburgh-based runner, who comes from Halkirk, recorded 31min 3sec to knock exactly 3min off the old standard set last year by Gordon Lennox. Douglas finished well clear of the 2009 winner…Continue
Added by William Douglas on May 17, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments
I HAVE RECENTLY COME ACCROSS SOME NAMES I NEED MORE INFO ON -
ANDREW DOUGLAS 1214-1278
JAMES DOUGLAS 1370-1443
LADY JANET DOUGLAS 1425
Added by robert hal thompson on May 13, 2014 at 18:53 — No Comments
I have no idea how one would access these, but there is a useful collection of Douglas genealogies in the Library of Congress: http://goo.gl/f74QBa ;
Thelma Singh and I are first cousins. Recently posted documents on have confirmed without a doubt that Kenneth, father of Thelma, was the son of Charles Douglas, my grandfather. I am so thrilled.
If anyone has information on Henry Douglas, estimated date of birth 1820, St. Johns, Jamaica, please contact me. Word has it that he was from Scotland.
Added by Rita Douglas-Bewry on May 10, 2014 at 2:24 — No Comments
Hugh Scott-Douglas’ second solo exhibition at the Croy Nielsen Gallery, Berlin, features two new large sculptures as well as new works from the series ‘Chopped Bills’.
Involved in the migration of images and abstractions across the mediums of painting, photography, and pure numerical data, the exhibition is a continuation of Scott-Douglas’ interest in the meanings and metaphors of digitization, economics and the aesthetic potential of mechanical…Continue