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Families covered: Douglas of Matfen, Douglas of Newcastle

"of Scottish parentage", and presumably (given the marriages of his children) closely connected to an established family, was ...
John Douglas of Newcastle & Matfen (b c1640, bur 11.047.1727, Town Clerk then§ Recorder of Newcastle)
m1. (08.07.1669) Alice Bowes (bur 06.04.1674, dau of Ralph Bowes of Newcastle)
1.+ issue - Dorothy (bpt 05.04.1670, bur 12.12.1678), Anne (bpt 04.05.1671, bur 14.06.1689)
m2. (c05.1675) Alice Hutchinson (dau/coneir of Michael Hutchinson of Leeds, sister of Ann (wife of John Ord of Fenham))
3. Oley Douglas of West Matfen (bpt 21.03.1688/9, bur 12.11.1719, MP, 5th son)
  m. Mary Harris d 25.07.1784, (dau of Richard Harris of London, m2. James Jurin of the Hermitage)
  A. Anne Douglas (bpt 07.11.1719, d 30.121805)
m. Sir Edward Blackett of Newby & Matfen, Bart
4. Joshua Douglas of Newcastle (bpt 21.12.1692, bur 30.05.1760, Town Clerk of Newcastle)
  m. (c12.1719) Anne Ridley (b 1682-3, d 25.08.1767, dau of Nicholas Ridley of Heaton)
  A. Martha Douglas (bpt 23.02.1724/5, d 16.08.1792)
  m. (01.05.1746) Sir Thomas Clavering of Axwell, Bart (dsp)
B.+ other issue - Martha (bpt 10.01.1720/1, bur 04.03.1720/1), Alice (bpt 29.03.1722, d unm 05.03.1783), Anne (bpt 18.04.1723), Mary (bpt 28.01.1726/7, d unm 17.04.1775)
5. Robert Douglas of Douglas (bpt 15.04.1694, bur 25.07.1756)
  m. (08.09.1724) Elizabeth White (dsp 29.04.1756, dau of Matthew White of Hawthorn)
6. Elizabeth Douglas (bpt 10.09.1676, d 25.03.1730)
  m1. (22.10.1696) Sir William Douglas of Cavers (dsp 1698)
  m2. (1700) Sir Andrew Hume of Kimmerghame ('Lord Kimmerghame', son of Patrick, 1st Earl of Marchmont)
7. Mary Douglas (bpt 12.10.1679)
  m. (26.11.1700) Thomas Errington of Beaufront
8. Alice Douglas (bpt 09.10.1681)
  m. (07.01.1699/1700) Charles Waite (of the Inner Temple)
9. Jane Douglas (bpt 12.05.1687, d 26.02.1771)
  m. (06.05.1719) Edward Tyrrell (Captain)
  A. Richard Tyrrell (Admiral)
10.+ other issue - James (bpt 26.08.1677), John (bpt 10.10.1680), Michael (bpt 24.12.1682, bur 17.06.1691), William (bpt 22.03.1684/5, bur 25.03.1685), Daniel (bpt 15.04.1694, bur 17.04.1694), Margaret (bpt 13.10.16748, bur 01.12.1678)

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 10, H.H.E. Craster, 1914, 'Douglas of Halton and Matfen', p406)
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