Douglas, Percy Sholto, 10th Marquess of Queensberry

NOBLEMAN (ENGLAND)
BORN 13 Oct 1868 - DIED 1 Aug 1920
GRAVE LOCATION London: Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, Kensal Green (174/2 (45738))

Son of the John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry and Sybil Montgomery. He was the brother of the infamous Alfred Douglas, who caused the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde.

He was on bad terms with his father and once even fought with him on the street at Picadilly, London. In 1900 he succeeded him to the baronetcy. On 11 Sep 1893 he had married Anna Maria Walters. In 1917 his wife died and on 4 Dec 1918 he married Mary Louise Bickel (d.1956). His son Francis from his first marriage became the 11th Marquess after he died in 1920.

Sources
Paths of Glory, The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery, London, 1997
HugeDomains.com - DouglasHistory.com is for sale (Douglas History)

Images

The grave of Percy Sholto Douglas, 10-th Marquess of Queensberry at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (26 Jun 2009)

 


Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published: 3 Oct 2010
Last update: 31 Dec 2016