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Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Including the Borough of Gateshead - Henry Douglas murdered

Richard Brown, a keelman, was executed on the Town Moor, Newcastle, on the 21st of August this year (1751) for the murder of his daughter; and on the 27th of the same month, Henry Douglas, a surgeon in the navy, on half-pay, was killed in a scuffle with Edward Holliday, a seaman, in the house of David Shield, an innkeeper. 

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Comment by William Douglas on November 29, 2013 at 9:53

Found him:

But still need more info...

Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'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.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?

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