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Families covered: Douglas of Carr, Douglas in England, Douglas of Kinglassie, Douglas of Kirkness

Sir George Douglas of Kirkness (d by 12.1609)
m. (1597) Margaret Forrester (dau of Thomas Forrester of Strathendry)
1. Archibald Douglas 'of Kirkness' (eldest son)
  m. Elizabeth Broun (dau of Robert Broun of Finderlie & Balquharne, m2. William Keith of Annacroich) wife of Archibald, presumed mother of ...
  A. Sir William Douglas of Kirkness (d Dunbar 1650, only son)
  i. William Douglas of Kirkness (eldest son)
  a. Sir Robert Douglas of Kirkness
  m. (after 1684) Jean Balfour (dau of John Balfour, 3rd Lord Balfour of Burleigh, widow of George Oliphant of Gask) wife of Sir Robert, presumed mother of ...
  (1) William Douglas of Kirkness (dspm)
  This is presumably the General William Douglas of Kirkness mentioned in TSB (vol 6, Douglas Earl of Morton) as the last direct successor in line who, having died in 1747 "without legitimate issue", was succeeded as heir male of this line by his uncle William.
  (2) Robert Douglas (dspm)
  b. William Douglas of Kinglassie, Fife (a 1747)
  (1) Charles Douglas of Kinglassie (eldest son)
  Thanks to a contributor (CJV, 19.04.10) who, apart from providing a little more information on the children of Charles's son, Sir Charles, identified Sir Charles's mother (wife of this Charles, presumed mother also of his other sons) as ...
  m. Christian Hepburn of Kinglassie (d 1788)
  (A) William Douglas of Kinglassie (dspm)
  (B) son (dspm)
  (C) Sir Charles Douglas of Carr (Perthshire), 1st Bart (b 1727, d 17.03.1789, Rear Admiral)
  m1. (1759) Uranie Lydia Martelhie (b 1732, d 1770, dau of Count Schimmelpenninck)
  (i) Sir William Henry Douglas, 2nd Bart of Carr (d unm 25.05.1809, Rear Admiral)
  (ii) Lydia Marianna Douglas (b 1769)
  m. Rev. Richard Bingham
  m2. (1771) Sarah Wood (d 16.08.1779, dau of John Wood)
  (iii) Sir Howard Douglas, 3rd Bart of Carr, Governor of New Brunswick (b 23.01.1776, d 09.11.1861, General)
  m. (07.1799) Anne Dundas (d 12.10.1854, dau of James Dundas)
  (a) Sir Robert Percy Douglas, 4th Bart of Carr, Governor of Jersey (b 29.08.1805, d 30.09.1891, General, 4th son) had issue
  m1. (1840) Anne Duckworth (d 07.02.1855, dau of Lt. Col. George Henry Duckworth)
m2. (23.10.1856) Louisa Lang (d 11.11.1905, dau of Robert Lang of Moor Park)
  (b) William Frederick Douglas (d 26.09.1874, rector of Scrayingham)
  m1. (30.04.1846) Christiana Fanshawe Stopford (d 03.10.1855, dau of Admiral Sir Robert Stopford)
  m2. (16.09.1862) Louisa Harriet Blackwell (d 28.12.1913, dau of Capt. G. Eden Blackwell)
  (c) Ann Douglas (b c1806, d 12.11.1886)
  m. (1836) Francis Henry Dawkins (d 1847, Colonel, son of Henry of Overnorton & Encombe)
  (d) Mary Douglas (d 03.1851)
m. (05.08.1836) John Murray-Gartshore of Gartshore (d 22.06.1884, son of Sir Patrick, 6th Bart of Ochtertyre)
  (e)+ other issue (d unm) - Charles (dvp 29.07.1847, Major), James Dundas (dvp 1841), Howard Douglas (dvp 11.08.1820), Henry John (b 1821, d 18.05.1871, Rear Admiral), Christina Helena Emma (d 22.09.1859), Mary Harcourt (d 1835)
  (iv) Anne Irwin Douglas (bpt 14.12.1777, d 1815)
  m. (1808) Donald Campbell of Barbeck (Rear Admiral)
  (v)+ other issue - Charles (b 1774, dsp 1810), Frederick ( b/d 1779), Christiana (b 1772, d 1773), Sarah (b 1775)
  m3. (1781, sp) Jane Baillie (dau of John Baillie by Mary)
  ii. Elizabeth Douglas (d 1696) probably of this generation
  m. John Halliday of Tulliebole (a 1696)



It is not unlikely that the following Alexander was related to the above Sir George in some way. Commoners starts its article on the following family with "Alexander Douglas, the first ancestor of this family who settled in England, was of the Morton line of the house of Douglas, and came in the retinue of James I. in 1609, on his accession to the English throne."
Alexander Douglas, later of Yorkshire (a 1603)
m. ?? Langdale (dau of Sir Marmaduke Langdale)
1. Alexander Douglas of Townend Hall in Arkendale
  m. Mary Gregson (dau of Edward Gregson of Reath)
  A. Thomas Douglas
  m. Martha Kirton (dau of James Kirton of Reath)
i. John Douglas in London, later of Caldicott Hill near Harrow (d 1762, 4th son)
  m. Mary Gardiner (dau of William Gardiner of Haling)
  a. Thomas Douglas of Grantham, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (b 26.04.1732, d 1787)
  (1) John Douglas
  (2) Archibald Douglas (d young)
  (A) daughter
  (3) Harriett Douglas
  m. (07.09.1797) Lord Bloomfield
  (4) Louisa Douglas
  m. John Norris of Hawley House
  (5) Mary Douglas
m. Robert McDonald (Colonel)
  (6) Juliet Douglas
  m. Rev. Robert Hall of Westborough
  b. William Douglas of The Old Hall, Pendleton (b 28.02.1745, d 30.01.1810, 7th child)
  m. Mary Hargreave (dau of George Hargreave of Haslingden & Hoddlesdon by Mary, dau of James Marsden)
  (1) John Douglas of Gyrn, Flintshire had issue
  m. (04.03.1805) Anne Tipping (dau of Joseph Tipping of Crumpsall by Ann, dau of Robert Gartside of Manchester)
  (2)+ other issue - Charlotte, others (d young - Maria, Aphia, Sophia)
  c. James Douglas (b 1753, d 1819, rector of Middleton, youngest child)
  m. (06.01.1780) Margaret Oldershaw (dau of John Oldershaw of Leicester)
  (1)+ 2 sons and 1 daughter
  d.+ 6 others (mainly d young)
  ii.+ other issue - Marmaduke, Symond, Samuel, Cholmondeley, Thomas

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : DBART1824 (vol II, Douglas of Carr), BP1934 (Douglas of Carr)
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol IV, Douglas of Gyrn)
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