'Douglas05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Douglas of Cavers, Douglas of Edderton, Douglas of Friarshaw, Douglas of Springwood Park, Douglas of Whittinghame

Archibald Douglas, 1st of Cavers (d c 1435)
m. Margaret
1. William Douglas, 2nd of Cavers (d 08.01.1464)
  A. Sir Archibald Douglas, 3rd of Cavers (d 1486)
  i. Sir William Douglas, 4th of Cavers (d 26.10.1506)
  a. William Douglas (dvp?)
  b. Sir James Douglas, 5th of Cavers (d 28.09.1545)
  m. (1537) Elizabeth Murray (dau of John Murray of Falahill)
(1) Sir James Douglas, 6th of Cavers (d 07.1558)
  m. Christian Kerr (dau of Sir Andrew Kerr of Ferniehirst)
  (A) Sir William Douglas, 7th of Cavers
  m. Euphemia Kerr (dau of Sir William Kerr of Cessford)
(i) Sir James Douglas, 8th of Cavers (d 1612)
  m1. (mcrt 01.06.1580) Margaret Cranstoun (dau of Sir John Cranstoun of that ilk)
  (a) Sir William Douglas, 9th of Cavers (d c1658)
  m. Ann Douglas (dau of William Douglas, 4th of Whittinghame) @@ below
((1)) Sir Archibald Douglas, 10th of Cavers (d c1669)
  m. Rachel Skene (dau of Sir James Skene of Halyards)
  ((A)) Sir William Douglas, 11th of Cavers (d 12.1676)
  m. Katherine Rigg (dau of Thomas Rigg of Atherne)
((i)) Sir William Douglas, 12th of Cavers (dsp 02.1698)
  m. (c1690) Elizabeth Douglas (dau of John Douglas of Newcastle)
  ((ii)) Archibald Douglas, 13th of Cavers (d 1741, MP)
  m. Anna Scott (dau of Francis Scott of Gorrenby)
  ((a)) William Douglas, 14th of Cavers (d unm 1748)
  ((b)) Archibald Douglas, 15th of Cavers (dsp 01.1774)
  m. Elizabeth Scott (dau of Hugh Scott of Gala)
  ((c)) James Douglas, 16th of Cavers (dsp 1780, cleric)
  m. Jean Halyburton (dau of Halyburton of Pitcur)
  ((d)) John Douglas of Edderton of Cavers (dsp 30.05.1786, Captain)
  m. Ann Scott (dau of Hugh Scott of Gala)
  ((i)) Thomas Douglas (b 05.1677, 5th son)
  m. Jean Pringle of Haining
  ((a)) Andrew Douglas of Cavers
  m. _ Mercer
(((1))) George Douglas of Cavers (d 1815)
  m. Grace Stuart (dau of Francis, Earl of Moray)
  (((A))) James Douglas of Cavers (d 17.08.1861) had issue
m. Emma Carnegie (dau of Sir David Carnagie of Pitarron, Bart)
  (((2))) Archibald Douglas of Edderton (d 1825)
  m. Jane Gale of Arkleby ## see here ##
  (((A))) Archibald Pringle Douglas had issue
  m. Margaret Violet Pringle (dau of Mark Pringle of Haining)
((iv))+ other issue - John, James
  ((B)) Anne Douglas probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Murray of Philiphaugh (d 1676)
  ((2)) John Douglas of Garvald had issue in Garvald
  ((3)) Helen Douglas probably of this generation
  m. Sir William Bruce, 2nd Bart of Stenhouse (b 1621)
  ((4)) Euphemia Douglas probably of this generation
  m. Sir James Scott, 3rd of Gala
  m2. daughter of Sir James McGill
  (b)+ other issue - James (minister of Cavers), Thomas (Bailie of Rdinburgh)
possibly daughter of this Sir James, but unknown by which marriage, was ...
  (d) Elizabeth Douglas
  m. William Eliott of Stobs (a 1640, MP)
  (ii) Thomas Douglas
  (B)+ other issue - James, Robert
  (2) William Douglas, 1st of Friarshaw (d 1575) the first mentioned by BP1934 (as 2nd son of Sir James, 5th of Cavers)
  m. Eufame Davidson
  (A) John Douglas, 2nd of Friarshaw (dsp before 1623)
  (B) George Douglas, 3rd of Friarshaw (d 1623)
  m. Margaret Myddilmest
  (i) Andrew Douglas, 4th of Friarshaw (d before 10.01.1645)
  (a) Andrew Douglas, 5th of Friarshaw (d 1698)
  m. (1640) Jean Hume (of family of Polwarth)
  ((1)) Henry Douglas, 6th of Friarshaw (d 03.1701)
  m. (1672) Martha Lockhart (dau of Samuel Lockhart of Castlehill)
((A)) George Douglas, 7th of Friarshaw (d 1753)
  m. (1702) Elizabeth Scott (dau of Sir Patrick Scott, Bart of Ancrum)
  ((i)) Sir James Douglas, 1st Bart of Springwood (d 02.11.1787, Rear Admiral)
  m1. (1753) Helen Brisbane (d 20.03.1766, dau of Thomas Brisbane of Brisane)
((a)) Sir George Douglas, 2nd Bart of Springwood Park b 01.03.1754, d 04.06.1821)
  m. (16.10.1786) Elizabeth Boyle (d 15.02.1791/1801, dau of John Boyle, 3rd Earl of Glasgow)
  (((1))) Sir George Douglas, later Scott-Douglas, 3rd Bart of Springwood (b 18.07.1792, d 23.01.1836) had issue
  m. (15.08.1822) Hannah Charlotte Scott (d 29.04.1850, dau of Henry Scott of Belford)
(((2)))+ other issue - Elizabeth Georgiana (d 22.08.1795), Helen (d infant)
  ((b)) James Douglas (b 03.06.1755, Admiral)
  m1. (11.1793) Elizabeth Scott (d 02.05.1819, dau of Capt Robert Scott)
  (((1))) James Douglas (d unm)
  m2. (01.06.1820) Frances Scott (dau of William Scott of Great Barr)
  ((c)) Isabella Douglas
m. (11.05.1782) Sir Henry Hay-Makdougal, 4th Bart (dspm 13.04.1825)
  ((d))+ other issue - Thomas (b 18.11.1756, d 1780), Henry (b 25.10.1758, d 18.11.1839), Mary (d 1818)
  m2. (1768) Helen Boyle (dsp 17.10.1794/15.02.1801, dau of John Boyle, 2nd Earl of Glasgow)
  ((B)) Henry Douglas of Friarshaw probably of this generation
  ((ii)) Mary Douglas (d 05.04.1766)
  m. (1755) Sir James Cockburn, 8th Bart of Langton (b c1729, d 1804)
  (3) Robert Douglas
  m. Helen Douglas (dau/heir of _ Douglas of Todholilis or Todalia)
  (A) Janes Douglas of Todhoillis (A 1584)
  ii. Elizabeth Douglas probably of this generation --
  m. Sir Alexander Stewart, 3rd of Garlies (d c1500) --
  B. daughter probably of this generation --
  m. Andrew Ker of Cessford and Auldtounburn (d before 08.1484) --
  C. Janet (?) Douglas possibly of this generation
  m. John Ainslie of Dolphinstone (d 1480/1)



Sir William Douglas, 1st of Whittinghame (d by 02.1484)
m1. Euphemia
1. Sir William Douglas, 2nd of Whittinghame (a 1484)
  m. Janet Matheson (a 1543)
  A. William Douglas, 3rd of Whittinghame (d c1572)
  m. Elizabeth Lauder
i. William Douglas, 4th of Whittinghame (a 1590)
  m. (before 01.1567) Elizabeth Maitland (dau of Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington)
  a. Sir Archibald Douglas, 5th of Whittinghame (a 1590, 1628)
  (1) Archibald Douglas, 6th of Whittinghame (d unm 28.11.1660)
  (2) Elizabeth Douglas (b c1636, d 1668)
  m. (c1661) Alexander Seton, 1st Viscount Kingston (b 13.03.1620, d 21.10.1691)
  b. Ann Douglas
  m. Sir William Douglas, 9th of Cavers (d c1658) @@ above
  c. Margaret Douglas
  m. Robert Sinclair of Longformacus (d 1613)
d.+ other issue - Patrick, Willam, James, John
  ii. Isobel Douglas possibly this generation
  m. Walter Scott of Synton (d 11.07.1608)
  iii.+ other issue - James, Richard, Patrick, John
  B. Archibald Douglas (Rector, Senator)
  m. Jane Hepburn (b 1540, d 1599, dau of Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell)
  C. Catherine Douglas possibly of a generation earlier --
  m. Archibald Napier, 4th of Merchiston, of Edinbellie (d 1521) --
  D.+ other issue - Robert, Richard, Patrick
m2. Margaret Fleming
2. other issue - James, George

Main source(s):
(1) For line of Friarshaw (from William, 1st) : HJH (Douglases, 1907, ''Cavers', p31+), BP1934 (Douglas of Springwood)
(2) For lower section : HJH (Douglases, 1907, 'Whittinghame', p67+)
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