Robert Dickson d.1711

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Sir Robert DICKSON of Sornbeg and Inneresk, 1st bart., d. 1711

Biographical Note

Following a career as an army captain, he was created a baronet in 1695 and acquired the estates of Inneresk. Sir Robert Dickson was one of the founders of the Bank of Scotland in 1695. Member of the Scottish Parliament, 1702-1707.

His son was also named Sir Robert Dickson, 2nd baronet, 1694-1760.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks 8657 Dickson, Sir Robert. (Perhaps the plate of Robert Dickson of Sornbeg and Inneresk, who was created a Baronet in 1695


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
  • Complete baronetage