DOUGLAS, James

DOUGLAS, James. 4.6.1826 — 3.8.1904. British Banker in India, interested in History. “Son of William Douglas, educated at Sorbie Parish School and privately in Edinburgh. Went to Karachi in 1864 as Agent of the Chartered Bank of India, Australia, and China, Agent in Bombay 1865-72. Exchange and bullion broker 1873-1901. Sheriff of Bombay 1893 and 1902. Fellow of the Bombay University 1895. Devoted his leisure to researches, retired 1902.”

Publications: Bombay and Western India. 1893; Glimpses of Old Bombay. 1900.

articles on history and archaeology of Western India.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary

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