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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
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 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 ;
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