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Papers relating to Peter Baillie, c1910-1914

Identifier: BAI 8

Scope and Contents

The papers relating to Peter Baillie consist of:

  1. certificates
  2. correspondence
  3. documents relating to memorial service
  4. poetry and songs
  5. press cuttings


  • Creation: c1910-1914


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

0.5 box

Biographical / Historical

Peter Baillie ( 1889-1914), youngest brother to John Baillie and Donald Macpherson Baillie, was educated at Inverness Royal Academy and then at George Watson's College. Entering Edinburgh University in 1907, he graduated with a M.B., Ch.B. in 1912. For many years he was a member of the Philomathic Society and became its President in 1911. He was senior house surgeon at Mildmay Mission Hospital, London, for six months and in January 1914 he left Britain for Jalna, India, taking up a post to which he had been appointed by the Foreign Mission Committee of the United Free Church. He was ordained as a missionary elder of Langside Hill United Free Church, Glasgow, prior to his departure. While in India he was the victim of a drowning at Mahableshwar.


From the Fonds: 13 metres