Douglas baronets

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The Douglas of Glenbervie, Kincardine Baronetcy was created on 28 May 1625 in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia. (First creation)

The Douglas of Kelhead, Scotland Baronetcy was created 26 February 1668 in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia.

The Douglas of Carr, Perthshire Baronetcy was created on 23 January 1777 in the Baronetage of Great Britain for Captain (later Admiral) Charles Douglas as a result of his service in Quebec during the American Revolutionary War. Upon Sir Charles' death in 1789, his eldest son, Vice-Admiral Sir William Henry Douglas, inherited the title. Sir William was unmarried, and upon his death in 1809, the baronetcy passed to his youngest brother, General Sir Howard Douglas, their middle brother having died as well. The baronetcy is now extinct.

The Douglas of Maxwell, Roxburgh Baronetcy was created 17 June 1786 in the Baronetage of Great Britain .

The Douglas of Castle Douglas, Kirkudbright Baronetcy was created 17 July 1801 in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

The Douglas of Glenbervie, Kincardine Baronetcy (second creation) was created on 30 September 1831 in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

Douglas of Glenbervie (1625)[edit]

On his death the baronetcy became dormant

Douglas of Kelhead (1668)[edit]

Douglas of Carr (1777)[edit]

Extinct on his death

Douglas of Maxwell (1786)[edit]

Extinct on his death

Douglas of Castle Douglas (1801)[edit]

Extinct on his death

Douglas of Glenbervie (1831)[edit]

Extinct on his death.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cokayne, vol ii, p284. Cokayne mistakes the regiment as the Royal Scots Greys who were not at Steinkirk, for the Royal Scots who were.
  2. ^ "Death Of Sir Arthur Douglas". The Times. London, England. 8 September 1913. p. 8. Retrieved 2 December 2012.  (subscription required)

Sources[edit]

  • Douglas, Percy. History of the Family Douglas, vol. I.
  • Cokayne,The Complete Baronetage V vols. Exeter 1902. [1]
  • Burke's Peerage and Baronetage (1938)
  • Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "D" (part 2)