Douglas Family



1861 +1871

Thank you to Marcel Safier (Photographic Historian), Queensland Australia for providing the following extracts from censuses:


108 Renfield Street, Glasgow

William Douglas:  32, photographer, born Glasgow

Thomas L Douglas:  39, accountant, born Cumnock, Ayrshire

Arthur L Douglas:  24, photographer, born Glasgow, Lanarkshire


33 St Georgia Road, Glasgow

John Douglas: 48, portrait painter, photographer, born Cotton, Clackmannan **

SON:  Watten Douglas: 25 photographer, born Old Cumnock, Ayrshire

SON:  John Douglas: 19 photographer assistant born Old Cumnock, Ayrshire

SON:  Thomas Douglas: 19** annuitant clerk, born Old Cumnock, Ayrshire

                       ** = disparity in age compared to 1871 census

SON:  Robert Douglas:15, born Ireland

SON:  William Douglas: 11, born Glasgow


**  John Douglas

Thank you to Sally E Douglas for writing from Melbourne, Australia to tell me that in the 1861 Census extract above giving the birthplace for John Douglas is incorrect.

The info given in the 1871 census is correct.  He was , born in Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.

Sally E Douglas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia:  July 21, 2015



145 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

John Douglas:  58, Portrait painter, born Dollar, Clackmannan

SON:  Thomas L Douglas:  39, accountant ..?.., born Old Cumnock, Ayrshire

SON:   Arthur L Douglas: 24, accountant's joiner clerk, b. Glasgow, Lanarkshire


69 South Drumlanrig Street, Morton, Dumfriesshire

HEAD:  Thomas Douglas:  42, hair dresser and photographer,
                                                born Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire

SPOUSE:  Margaret:

Marcel added:

"I think J & R are John jnr and Robert, brothers to Thomas L Douglas, who is not listed as a photographer but is presumably your Thomas H. Douglas.

Acknowledgement:  Marcel Safier, Holland Park, Queensland Australia



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Thomas Harigad Douglas

J & R Douglas Cartes de Visite + Thomas H Douglas

Thomas Harigad Douglas and William Douglas

Thomas Harigad Douglas   -  Stereo Views

Thomas HarigadDouglas  -  Advertisement

Thomas Harigad Douglas  Cartes-de-visite


Douglas Family

Douglas  Artists  -  Family Tree

Douglas Photographers  -  Glasgow

Douglas Photographers  Census 1861, 1871

Douglas Photographers + Artists  + questions

Stereo Views  -  Edinburgh Castle  -  enlargements

Stereo Views  -  Edinburgh Castle  -  pairs of photographs

Stereo Views  -  Donaldson's Hospital and Calton Jail  -  enlargements

Stereo Views  -  Donaldson's Hospital and Calton Hill  -  pairs of photographs