William Douglas

24 November 1882–
Partick, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Douglas was born on 24 November 1882, in Partick, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Marshall Douglas, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Young, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Marshall Douglas
1845–1886
Margaret Young
1845–1893
Janet Robertson Douglas
1871–1878
Barclay Douglas
1872–1949
James Young Douglas
1874–
Elizabeth Marshall Douglas
1875–1879
Margaret Young Douglas
1877–1878
Alexander Marshall Douglas
1879–1910
John Young Douglas
1880–1937
William Douglas
1882–
Isabella Marshall Douglas
1884–1923

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (3)

1884

Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 3

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.
1908

Age 26

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From Gaelic "dubh-ghlas," dark grey.

Sources (3)

  • William & Barclay Douglas, 1911 Scottish Census
  • 1891 Scotland Census
  • 1901 Scotland Census

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