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Bayne, Alexander, of Rires (c. 1684–1737), advocate and jurist, was the eldest son of John Bayne of Logie (d. in or before 1700), sheriff-clerk of Fife, and his wife, Cecilia Gibson (fl. 1670–1705), daughter of John Gibson of Durie and Elizabeth...

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Erskine, John, of Carnock (1695–1768), advocate and jurist, was born on 4 November 1695 at Stirling Castle, the eldest surviving son of the six sons and single daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel John Erskine of Carnock (1662–1743), son of David Erskine, second Lord Cardross, and his second wife, ...

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Swinton, Archibald Campbell (1812–1890), advocate and jurist, was born on 15 July 1812 at Broadmeadows, Berwickshire, and baptized there; he was the elder son of John Swinton (1777–1867), then of Broadmeadows, later of Kimmerghame, Berwickshire, landed proprietor, and his wife, Catherine (d...