A collection of historical and genalogical records
Soulful singer Douglas, who was stacking shelves at a Swindon Asda before finding fame on the ITV show, X Factor, scored his first ever number one with cover versions album Love Never Fails by knocking Robin…Continue
Added by William Douglas on July 29, 2013 at 17:20 — No Comments
Dawglas, Dawglass, Dawgless, Dawgliss are already listed as variations of Douglas, and i have now come across Daugalies, Daugallis, Dauglis, Daugulis and Daugals in this family tree: http://www.ortsfamilienbuecher.de/namelist.php?ofb=memelland&nachname=DAUGULIS&modus=&lang=en
Apparently, the family may have Swedish roots, but the births…Continue
Added by William Douglas on July 28, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments
As we approach the 625th anniversary of the battle of Otterburn, it would be good to know where the Douglas pennant is.
An article in the Clan Douglas Association of Australia newsletter contained this entry:
Sir Archibald Douglas, 1st Laird of Cavers was the 2nd illegitimate son of James, 2nd Earl of Douglas and Mar. In 1388, he was present at the battle of Otterburn…
Added by William Douglas on July 28, 2013 at 12:47 — No Comments
Bannockburn Live is a three day event announced to take place on Saturday 28, Sunday 29 and Monday 30 June 2014 staged by
the National Trust for Scotland to commemorate the 700th anniversary of one of Scotland’s most significant battles – the Battle of Bannockburn.
The specially created festival arena will feature a programme packed with music, Scottish food & drink, crafts, literature and outdoor activities all set in the beautiful surroundings of the memorial…Continue
Added by William Douglas on July 10, 2013 at 10:16 — No Comments
My Gt-Gt-Grandfather was Hugh Douglas. He was born in Glasserton, Wigton in 1814. The family story goes that he was a piper at Culzean Castle. This is probably correct as the person who told me (now deceased) gave me his name and the person he married but was unaware where he fitted into the picture as far as ancesters go.
I managed to trace the marriage entry from Register House, Edinburgh Hugh Douglas and his wife, Helen Gray were married at Tarbolton, Ayrshire by the…Continue
Gabriella Douglas frequently mobbed in the streets by people who mistake her for the Duchess of Cambridge.
Gabriella Douglas has a well-paying new job, and she didn’t even have to work very hard for the gig.
The 26-year-old brunette from Windsor, England, bears a striking resemblance to the Duchess of Cambridge and recently decided to become a professional Kate Middleton lookalike, making as much as $1,500 Cdn for some public appearances.
Added by William Douglas on July 2, 2013 at 8:01 — No Comments