DOUGLAS, George (1754-1821), of Springwood Park, Roxburgh.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1784 - 1806

Family and Education

b. 1 Mar. 1754, 1st s. of Sir James Douglas, 1st Bt. m. 16 Oct. 1786, Lady Elizabeth Boyle, da. of John, 3rd Earl of Glasgow [S], 1s. 2da. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt., 2 Nov. 1787.

Offices Held

Ensign 25 Ft. 1771, capt. lt. and capt. 1778; lt. and capt. 1 Ft. Gds. 1780; ret. 1788.


Douglas was returned in 1784 as an Administration supporter, on the interest of the Duke of Roxburgh. He consistently supported Pitt, except on parliamentary reform, but is not known to have spoken in the House before 1790.

He died 4 June 1821.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Edith Lady Haden-Guest