Peter Baillie

???? - 1811


Biography

MP for Inverness Burghs 1807-1811, son and partner of Evan Baillie (q.v., d. 1835). 'He opted to join his father in his Bristol West India mercantile house, ran the business during Evan Baillie’s periods of absence and in 1806 became a partner in the Bristol Old Bank (Elton, Edwards, Baillie, Tyndall, Skinner and Company).' His son, Evan Baillie (1798-1883) succeeded his grandfather Evan Baillie (d. 1835) to Dochfour, and has a portrait in the National Portrait Gallery as 'landowner.'

The will of Peter Baillie of Bristol (written in 1799) was proved 03/04/1812.

Sources

http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1790-1820/member/baillie-peter-1771-1811; NPG x1565.

PROB 11/1532/46.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Elizabeth Pinney
Children
2s 2d
Occupation
West India merchant

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Name partner
 
Partner
Evan Baillie & Sons
West India merchant  
 

Political (1)

MP
 
election →
Inverness Burghs Elgin / Inverness / Nairn / Ross
1807 - 1811

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Brothers
Brothers

Addresses (1)

Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England