Arthur Douglas (bishop)

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Arthur Gascoigne Douglas D.C.L. (1827–1905) was Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney in Scotland from 1883 to 1905.

Ordained 1850,[1] he served as a priest in Kidderminster, Southwark, Scaldwell and Shawick[2] before he was elected Bishop of Aberdeen in 1883

He was the fifth son of George Sholto Douglas, 17th earl of Morton. He married, 17 April 1855, Anna Maria Harriet, youngest daughter of Richards Richards of Caerynch, co. Merioneth. By her, he had 3 sons and 6 daughters.[3]

He was a participant in the consecration of St Mary's Church, Dalmahoy in 1850, where he was subsequently buried in 1905


  1. ^ The official year-book of the Church of England
  2. ^ A short history of the Episcopal Church in Scotland: By Frederick Goldie
  3. ^ Burke's Peerage, 1922
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Thomas George Suther
Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Rowland Ellis