Campbell of Succoth

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CAMPBELL of Succoth, fl. ca. 1700

Biographical Note

There are two possible candidates for this bookplate:

  1. John Campbell of Succoth (1645- ), Glasgow lawyer and MP.
    He was a practising writer (legal practitioner) at Edinburgh. Between 1672 and 1677 he recorded his arms. He held the office of Burgess of Glasgow in 1679 and was a member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll from 1681 to 1682.
  2. or possibly his son William Campbell of Succoth (1679-1764), Lieutenant-Governor of Dumbarton Castle between 1708 and 1764.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks 4964 Campbell of Succoth


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

The Peerage, John Campbell of Succoth and William Campbell of Succoth