Baillie, Charles


Student 1823-1824 matriculates, but not in class lists 1824-1825 Lat. Prov.; Math. 2&3; Log. 1825-1826 Ethics; Physics; Polit. Econ. (Secondar).


Born 3.11.1804 second son of George Baillie of Jerviswoode and Mary Pringle.

[Probably the brother of James Pringle Baillie.]


Also at Edinburgh University - law student 1826-1827.

Advocate 1830. Sheriff of Stirlingshire 1853. Solicitor general 1858. Lord Advocate 1858. M.P. for Linlithgowshire 1859. Went to bench as Lord Jervisewood in 1859. Left bench in 1874. Member of University Court. [Lawyer, politician]


Died Dryburgh House, Roxburghshire 23.7.1879.

‘A man of singularly retiring character’.


  • Omond, Lord Advocates of Scotland 2 series p224