Innes, Cosmo (1798-1874)

Advocate and antiquary. He was Sheriff of Elgin from 1840 to 1852 and Principal Clerk of Session 1852 to 1874. He was an active member and editor of the Bannatyne, Spalding and Maitland clubs. From 1846 to 1874 he was Professor of Constitutional Law and History at Edinburgh University and from 1858 to 1859 he served as Vice-President of the fledgling Photographic Society of Scotland.