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Donald Douglas


Army officer. Brother of Lynedoch (or Lynedock) Douglas. Captain in the Royal North Down Rifles from 8 February 1855.


Army list 1855

BMD (Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1851 (The National Archives: Public Record Office HO107/1633/428/8), 1861 (RG9/1747/132/16), 1881 (RG11/1011/50/59

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–95 (, accessed 4 July 2019)

UK and Ireland, Find A Grave index, 1300s–current (, accessed 4 July 2019)

see also Correspondence vol. 13, Supplement, letter from [John Innes], [after 8 February – August 1855]


Army list: The army list. London: printed for the compiler of the annual official army list; Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. 1815–1900.

BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 29 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.