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William Douglas's Blog – March 2013 Archive (6)

A Spanish adventure


Added by William Douglas on March 24, 2013 at 16:28 — 1 Comment

First grandchild for Princess Caroline of Monaco a Douglas descendant

Tatiana Santo Domingo Rechulski (born 24 Nov, 1983), fiancee of Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi (b 8 June, 1984), scion of the Royal House of Monaco, and descended from the Dukes of Hamilton and Brandon, gave birth to a son, 21 March, 2013. A first grandchild for Princess Caroline of Monaco, and a first great-grandchild for Rainier III and Princess Grace, &c.

William, 11th Duke of Hamilton = Princess Marie Amelie of…


Added by William Douglas on March 24, 2013 at 11:58 — 1 Comment

Cecilia Douglas art collection raises a storm

A group of 13 paintings in the collection at Glasgow's prestigious Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum was commissioned to wow the 19th century Scottish nouveau riche by depicting Bible stories and ancient history.

Yet the money that paid for the artworks' creation tells a much darker story: one of slavery, empire and decades of economic…


Added by William Douglas on March 11, 2013 at 14:49 — 12 Comments

Film actress and singer Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo

Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo (b. 1 January 1974) is a British television and film actress and singer, currently based in the United States.

Born and raised in London, Ejogo is the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Ejogo née Douglas. Her father was Nigerian and her mother was Scottish.

Ejogo, seen left in the film 'Sparkle', has been married since August 2000 to American actor Jeffrey…


Added by William Douglas on March 6, 2013 at 11:56 — No Comments

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

Douglas family Log Cabin - built 1858

Added by William Douglas on March 4, 2013 at 12:40 — No Comments

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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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