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Nicholas Douglass

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Nicholas Douglass (1801?-1881), superintending engineer to the Trinity House.

1801 (or 1804[1]) Born Ryton, Co Durham[2], son of William Douglass and Ann Oliver

Superintending engineer to Trinity House

1825 Married Alice Douglass (sic) (c.1801-1874) in St Marylebone Parish Church[3]; they had two sons James Nicholas Douglass and William Douglass

1851 Living in the Scilly Isles[4]

1881 Died in Cornwall; his sons, both civil engineers, were his executors[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Marriage Records
  2. census
  3. Marriage Records
  4. 1851 census
  5. Probate calendar