Hugh Duncan Baillie

31st May 1777 - 21st Jun 1866

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Evan Baillie merchant, of Bristol and Dochfour, Inverness, and Mary Gurley (daughter of Peter Gurley of St Vincent). 'Colonel Hugh Duncan Baillie of Red Castle and Tarradale'.

His father was a prosperous West India merchant in Bristol.

In 1812 with his brother, James Evan, he took over the management of the family firm, Bristol Old Bank.

Was a military officer 1793-1825 as well as partner in the bank.

As Grand Master he was the recipient of 'A letter addressed to Colonel Hugh Duncan Baillie MP, Grand Master, and the Grand Wardens of the province of Bristol: in consequence of some foul and vulgar remarks in The Tablet newspaper of 21st June' by a past Master [Bristol, 1845?].   

Hugh Duncan Baillie's son, Colonel Henry James Baillie (1803-1885), was Conservative MP for Inverness-shire (1840-1868). A protectionist in the 1840s, friend of Benjamin Disraeli and associate of Young England in the early 1840s, he was later Under-Secretary of State for India (1858-1859) in Lord Derby’s Conservative government.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 629 (Peter Hall); T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2289 (Hampton Court); T71/879 St Kitts claim nos. 48 (Mornes) and 576; T71/894 Trinidad claim nos. 1416 (Washington & Wilderness) and 1641 (Camden); T71/880 Grenada claim nos. 312, 591 (Revolution Hall), 690 (Levera) and 701 (Hermitage); T71/892 St Vincent claim nos. 491 (Caubaimarow[sp?]), 506 (Harmony Hall), 507A (Golden Vale), 538, 548 (Cane Hall), 553 (Liberty Lodge), 661 (Convent) and 642 (Peters Hope).

D. R. Fisher (ed.), The House of Commons 1820-1832 (7 vols., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press for the History of Parliament Trust, 2009), vol. 4.

Details of children are taken from www.peerage.com [accessed 13/09/2010] and appear to omit for example Mary Elixa [sic] who died at Leigh near Bristol on August 18 1814 [The European Magazine and London Review 1814 Monthly obituary p. 275]


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
(1) Elizabeth Reynett (1796); (2) Mary Smith (1821)
Children
With (1) Maria Ann, Augusta Vesey (?-1854), Rt. Hon. Col. Henry James (1803-), Elizabeth (1819-1914). With (2) Frederica Penelope (?-1861), Lt. Col. Hugh Smith (1822-), Lt-Gen. Duncan James (1826-), Alfred William (1830-1867)
Will

Personal estate sworn under £50,000, London 10 August 1866.

Occupation
Banker

Associated Claims (18)

£23,024 6S 5D
Awardee
£9,256 18S 4D
Awardee
£89 8S 11D
Awardee
£4,210 16S 8D
Awardee (Assignee)
£2,759 1S 0D
Awardee (Assignee)
£4,030 4S 3D
Awardee
£2,043 19S 6D
Awardee
£147 4S 10D
Awardee
£2,526 6S 3D
Awardee
£1,723 15S 3D
Awardee
£162 8S 11D
Awardee (Judgement creditor)
£4,385 6S 2D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£1,367 8S 2D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£2,727 4S 0D
Unsuccessful claimant
£93 16S 1D
Awardee
£4,206 8S 9D
Awardee
£6,042 8S 3D
Awardee
£1,569 4S 11D
Unsuccessful claimant

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

Name partner
Baillie, Ames & Baillie
West India merchant  
 
Name partner
Evan Baillie & Co.
West India merchant  
 
Other partner
 

Historical (1)

PamphletsAuthor?
A letter from Colonel Hugh D. Baillie to the Very Reverend the Dean of Christ Church; together with a correspondence relating to the removal of Mr Henry Baillie from that... 1823 

Political (1)

MP
Conservative 
election →
Rye Sussex
1830 - 1831
election →
Honiton Devon
1835 - 1847
parliamentary notes →

parliamentary notes →


Relationships (6)

Brothers
Son → Father
First Cousins
First Cousins
First Cousins
First Cousins

Addresses (3)

34 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London, Middlesex, London, England
Park Row, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
Tarradale, Muir of Ord, Ross & Cromarty, Highlands & Islands, Scotland