William Carmichael of Skirling 1671-1759

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William CARMICHAEL of Skirling 1671-1759

Biographical Note

The second son of James Carmichael, second Earl of Hyndford (1638-1710). Became a member of the Faculty of Advocates 31 January 1695 and was appointed King's Solicitor 1 April 1701. He was M.P. for Lanark 1702-1707, and an extraordinary director of the Bank of Scotland.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks 5162 Carmichaell, The Honourable Wm., Esqr. (2nd son of the 1st Earl of Hyndford.); 5163 Carmichaell, The Honourable Wm., Esqr. (The last plate reworked.)


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