Hew Craufurd 1690-1756

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Hew CRAUFURD of Jordanhill 1690-1756

Biographical Note

Hew Craufurd (or Hugh Crawford) was the eldest son of James Crawford of Jordanhill, Renfrewshire. Admitted as Writer to the Signet 1716.


Used engraved bookplates:

Franks 7261 Craufurd, Mr. Hew, Writer to the Signet. (A. Burden)

Franks 7293 Crawfurd, Mr. Hew, Clerk of the Signet


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
  • A history of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet, with a list of the members of the society from 1594 to 1890, 1936, p. 46.
  • John Finlay ‘The Lower Branch of the Legal Profession in Early Modern Scotland’, Edinburgh Law Review, 11 (1). pp. 31–61. p. 48.