A collection of historical and genalogical records
This letter was sent to the French ambassador to England less than two months following Mary's daring escape from Lochleven castle on the 2nd May 1568, where she had been imprisoned following her forced abdication in favour of the infant James VI. Mary's escape from Lochleven was aided by George Douglas, the brother of the landowner,…Continue
Added by William Douglas on January 28, 2022 at 19:10 — No Comments
Elizabeth "Lizbeth" Baird was daughter of Lewis M. Baird's Zebedee B. who fought alongside 6+ of his brothers in the Civil War. She was the wife of Andrew Douglass and was affectionately known as "Mother Douglas" for her vital role in caring for her son, George Washington Douglas's six children after their mother, Ollie Marshall's, untimely death in Newcomb, TN in 1922 of viral infection at the age of 30.
Lizbeth is pictured with Jessie Esler (right) with brother…Continue
The news of the death of Sir William Arbuthnot in October has only just reached me.
His brother James, Baron Arbuthnot of Edrom, of Edrom in the County of Berwick PC, reported:
...he had awful Parkinson's Disease, and…
*Jill Douglas who has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Years Honours - 2022 for services to for services to Sport and Charity.
* Major James Alexander DOUGLAS, Adjutant General’s Corps (Staff and Personnel Support Branch) also appointed a Member of the…Continue