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Authorised form of nameDouglas; Sholto Charles (1732 - 1774); 15th Earl of Morton
SurnameDouglas
ForenamesSholto Charles
Dates1732 - 1774
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
1732
Death:
Taormina, Sicily (25 September 1774)
ActivityCareer:
Raised a Corps of Light Dragoons (1759); one of the Lords of Police (1760-1774)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/02/1754
RelationshipsSon of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (FRS 1733); father of George Douglas 16th Earl of Morton (FRS 1785)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll

Note: Bulloch's Roll states he was 'apparently styled Lord Aberdour 1738-1768)'
Royal Society codeNA2231
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/5/39Memorial from the Royal Society to King George III concerning the Transit of Venus of 1769c.1768
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