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Born April 1829, entered the army where he highly distinguished
himself, married June 1858, Margaret daughter of Sir Edward
Borough, Bart. Sir George died 17th February, 1874, and was
succeeded by his cousin Sir Spencer Lindsay, the present Baronet.
Sir George's great-grandfather was Sir Hay Campbell, Solicitor-
General for Scotland in 1783, Lord Advocate the following year,
and elevated to the dignity of President of the Court of Session
on the death of Sir Thomas Miller of Glenlee, in 1789. He
discharged the duties of this high office with ability and zeal for
the long space of nineteen years. Sir Islay resigned his office in
1808, and was thereupon created a Baronet. By his wife Susan
Mary, daughter of Archibald Murray of Murrayfield, Sir Hay had,
among others, a son Archibald, a Senator of the College of Justice,
with the title of Lord Succoth. Lord Succoth's second son John,
was father of the late Sir Archibald Islay Campbell, Bart, of
Succoth, M.P. for Argyllshire from 1851 to 1857. Sir Archibald
was born 1825, succeeded 1846, married July, 1859 Agnes, daughter
of the Marquis of Westminster, and died nth September, 1870,
leaving no issue. Sir Archibald was thereupon succeeded by his
youngest brother, the late Sir George Campbell, born, as mentioned
above, in 1829.

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