Sir Archibald Campbell, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Archibald Campbell of Succoth, Lord Succoth, 2nd Baronet FRSE (1 August 1769 – 23 July 1846) was a Scottish advocate and judge. His country house was Garscube House, succeeding to the estate in 1823, upon his father's death. He rebuilt the house at Garscube in 1827, to a design by William Burn.[1] He added Cumlodden, Blairwhoisk, Sommerson and Gartowhern to the family estate.[2]

The son of Sir Ilay Campbell and Susan Mary Murray,[3] he was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1791, and in 1809 became a Senator of the College of Justice under the judicial title Lord Succoth.

A member of the Highland Society (1813), he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 4 June 1821, upon the proposal of Alexander Maconochie.


He married Elizabeth, a daughter of John Balfour and Mary Gordon of Balbirnie, on 8 August 1794.[4] Their second daughter, Elizabeth Anne Campbell, married David Leslie-Melville, 8th Earl of Leven, 7th Earl of Melville.

His son, John Campbell, was Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire. His grandson, Archibald Campbell, 3rd Baronet, was Member of Parliament for Argyllshire.

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  3. ^ Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783-2002: Biographical Index (PDF). I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Edward J. Davies, "The Balfours of Balbirnie and Whittingehame", The Scottish Genealogist, 60(2013):84-90.