Posts about sir james douglas written by bcguyaneseassociation. Sir james douglas' school days 57 1803) and his older brother alexande180r (b1or 1802 wer) e brought to scotland while very young, educated there and then placed in the ser. The douglas family sir james douglas and his wife amelia had a lengthy association with the fur trade they met and where married while james was stationed at fort st james in 1821. Douglas, sir james, hbc officer and governor of vancouver island and of the crown colony of british columbia b 5 june or 15 aug 1803 d at victoria, bc, 2 aug 1877. Sir james douglas school annex 7668 borden street vancouver, bc, v5p 3e1. The out of school club is a cooperative not-for-profit society comprised of the parents and guardians of the children who attend the sir james douglas out of school club.
Sir james douglas was a knight in shining armour, but one you would not expect he spent his life establishing the vancouver island colony, both obeying and disobeying the rules to do so. Get information, facts, and pictures about sir james douglas at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about sir james douglas easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. Sir sir james douglas a a accessibility x you are not logged in log in sign up you are currently not logged in as a member of myheritage some of the information displayed may be restricted log in or sign up mackinnon web site you are not logged in log in sign up go premium. Sir james douglas facts: the scottish patriot sir james douglas (1286-1330) supported robert bruce, later king robert i, in the scottish struggle for independence from england james douglas was the eldest son of a notable scottish patriot, sir william do. Sir james douglas (also known as good sir james and james the black douglas), (died 1330), was a scottish soldier, knight and leader during the wars of scottish independence. Sir james douglas james douglas was born in demerara, british guiana, which is now guyana, in 1803, the son of a scottish merchant with commercial interests in sugar plantations, and a free woman of colour.
Members of the house of stewart/stuart edit classic editor history talk (0) share contents high stewards sir william douglas sir james douglas (c1286-1330) hawise stewart (c1262-) m: sir john de soules (-1310), guardian of scotland. Sir james douglas (also known as good sir james and the black douglas) (c 1289 - 25 august 1330) was a scottish knight and feudal lord he was one of the chief commanders during the wars of scottish independence. Admiral sir james douglas, 1st baronet (1703 - 2 november 1787) was a scottish naval officer and commodore of newfoundland naval career douglas became a captain in the royal navy in 1744 in 1745 he commanded the hms mermaid at louisbourg and in 1746 he commanded the hms vigilante at louisbourg. Sir james douglas elementary school pac other services library registration sir. In 2009 the bc provincial capital commission did a series of short history docs about various aspects of bc with the end of the pcc in march of 2014 it is n.
Sir james douglas: colonial governor after the united states passed the fugitive slave act of 1850, sir james douglas, the colonial governor in british columbia, enabled blacks from san francisco to migrate to canada. Person page - 10920 new entries faq custom indexes abbreviations site map previous page next page sir james douglas of lothian 1 m, #109191, d before 20 april 1323 last edited= 23 mar 2013 james douglas, 9th. The good sir james's story and the douglas rise to prominence, the murder of the douglas chiefs at edinburgh and stirling castles, their roles in the civil war and the jacobite rebellions are compellingly told in the galloglas dvd, clan douglas. The statue of sir james douglas, who was born in guyana in the 1800s, and founded the province of british colombia in canada, was unveiled at a simple ceremony that drew various government ministers as well as representatives from the canadian high commission sir james douglas was the son of a. Sir james douglas: colonial governor history sir james douglas and the black pioneers by crawford kilian establishing and protecting the colony in the 1850s, james douglas was in charge of one of the remotest outposts of the british empire: the northwest coast of north america.
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