Douglas, John St.Leger, ca. 1732-1783

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Douglas, John St.Leger, ca. 1732-1783

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ca. 1732-1783


DOUGLAS, JOHN ST. LEGER, eldest son of John Douglas, St. Kitts, West Indies, and Susanna, widow of Richard Holmes, and dau. of Michael Lambert, Governor of St. Kitts; b.; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1742/3 (Smalridge's); left 1748; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. fellow commoner 22 Oct 1748, did not matr.; MP Hindon 1768-74, Weobley from 1774; m. 1st; m. 2nd, 30 Dec 1765 Caroline Otway; d. 23 May 1783. [second wife perhaps a sister of Charles Otway (qv)]


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Slave owner in St Kitts. Left unnamed estates and enslaved people in trust for his son in his will.

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Douglas, James St.Leger, ca. 1733-1795 (ca. 1733-1795)

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Douglas, James St.Leger, ca. 1733-1795

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Douglas, John St.Leger, ca. 1732-1783

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GB 2014

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020
Revised by Bethany Duck, Archive Assistant, September 2020




Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL:

Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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