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Gillies, Adam, Lord Gillieslocked

  • J. A. Hamilton
  • , revised by Eric Metcalfe


Gillies, Adam, Lord Gillies (1760–1842), judge, was born in Brechin, the youngest son of Robert Gillies of Little Keithock, Forfarshire, and his wife, Margaret, née Smith, daughter of a merchant. He was brother to John Gillies, the historian. Adam Gillies was educated for the law and was admitted an advocate on 14 July 1787. On 20 March 1806 he became sheriff-depute of ...

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