Name
William Craig, Lord Craig
Biographical Notes
Advocate, 1 Mar 1768. Son of minister William Craig (1709–1784); Sheriff-depute of Ayr 1787; Lord Craig 1792; Judge of the Court of Justiciary 1795-1812. Political ally of Henry Dundas.
Life Dates
1745 - 1813
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Case Type Document Title Submitted ID
Earl of Galloway v. Earl of Morton Manuscript

Manuscript "Index of the writes Contained in this Collection"

1768 22876
Robertson v. Pettigrew Answers Answers for Arthur Robertson Chamberlain to the city of Glasgow, to The Petition of Gavin Pettigrew wright in Glasgow, and Thomas Barton gardener there 24 Apr 1773 33001
Alexanders vs. Gordons Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Messrs Robert and William Alexander, Merchants in Edinburgh 24 Feb 1774 32776
Dunlops, and Others v. Spiers, and Others Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Alexander Speirs, Andrew Blackburn, and Andrew Syme, Trustees for the Creditors of James Dunlop junior, late Merchant in Glasgow 8 Dec 1778 32176
Dunlops, and Others v. Spiers, and Others Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Alexander Speirs, Andrew Blackburn, and Andrew Syme, Trustees for the Creditors of James Dunlop junior, late Merchant in Glasgow 8 Dec 1778 32176
Macindoe v. Cowley, Wallace, Crawford, and French Information Information For William French, Esq; present Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow ; and George Crawford, Esq; late one of the Bailies of said City, Defenders ; Against William M'Indoe, presently Soldier in the Regiment of Foot, Pursuer 1 Jul 1779 31806
Macindoe v. Cowley, Wallace, Crawford, and French Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Ensign Hugh Wallace, of the 22d Regiment of Foot 11 Jan 1780 31806
Lamont v. His Creditors Objections Objections for Matthew Buchan, writer in Kirkcudbright, factor for Lord Selkirk, John Beck tenant in Balmangan, William Haliday merchant in Kirkcudbright, Kerr and M'Whinnie merchants there, James Brown butcher there, Adam M'Whannel merchant there, Alexander Mackie mariner there, and Hugh Muir merchant there, defenders; to the Condescendence and Reasons of Cessio for Robert Lamont tenant in Templeton, present prisoner in the tolbooth of Canongate, pursuer 3 Aug 1781 33676
Naismith v. M'Morrow Answers Answers for Elizabeth M'Morrow, Relict of John Alexander in Maxwellann; to the Petition of Thomas Naismith, Writer in Edinburgh 31 Jul 1783 33726
Cunningham & Co. v. Craigie Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session. The Petition of William Cunningham and Company, Merchants in Glasgow, Pursuers; 18 Nov 1789 34926

Associated Cases

Displaying 1 - 25 of 114
Case Role Date
Agnes Watson v. Mary Rae Advocate for Pursuer 1773
Agnes Watson, and James Taylor, her Husband v. Agnes Mathie, and James Weir, her Husband Advocate for Pursuer 1776
Aitcheson v. Stalker Advocate for Charger 1777
Aitken and Others v. Wilson and Bannatyne Advocate for Defender 1780
Alexander Farquharson v. The Governor and Company of Undertakers for raising Thames water in York-buildings Advocate for Defender 1775
Alexander Fergusson, and Others v. The Magistrates of Glasgow Advocate for Defender 1786
Alexander Stewart v. John Isat Advocate for Pursuer 1775
Andrew Ross and Others v. John Glasford and Company Advocate for Charger 1771
Archibald Cooper v. Sir William Maxwell Advocate for Petitioner 1775
Archibald Craig v. Emilia Brodie Advocate for Pursuer 1773
Blands v. Ewing and Company, and Dinwiddie Advocate for Defender 1777
Briggs v. Stark and Balfour Advocate for Petitioner 1778
Cassillis v. Stephenson Advocate for Respondent 1776
Clark v. Macgill Advocate for Defender 1774
Clark v. Stuart Advocate for Pursuer 1779
Countess of Sutherland v. Dunbar Advocate for Respondent 1783
Cowan v. Farie and Others Advocate for Petitioner 1781
Craig v. Anderson Advocate for Pursuer 1776
Creditors of Angus Fisher v. The Creditors of Patrick Campbell, and Others Advocate for Pursuer 1778
Creditors of Hynd v. M'Kechny Advocate for Pursuer 1777
Creditors of Moncreiffe v. Moncreiffe Advocate for Pursuer 1777
David and Hugh Mitchell v. William Ferguson Advocate for Suspender 1781
Drew v. Calder Advocate for Pursuer 1778
Duncan Stewart v. Lieutenant Alexander Graeme Lord Ordinary 1799
Duncan v. Maclintock and Smith Advocate for Defender 1778

Documents Authored

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Title Type Document Title Submitted
Wilson and Company v. Hamilton and Company Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Malcolm Hamilton and Company, Merchants in London

3 Dec 1772
Gilbert Moses v. William Craig, Robert M'Lintock, and James Clark, Trustees for the Creditors of John M'Ewan Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of William Craig and Robert McLintock Merchants in Glasgow, and James Clerk Writer there, Trustees for the Creditors of John McEwen Flax-dresser in Glasgow

12 Dec 1772
Findlay v. Graham Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Poor James Findlay late Tenant in Keppoch, now in Glasgow, Pursuer

30 Jun 1772
Findlay v. Graham Replies

Replies for Poor James Findlay pursuer, to the Answers for John Graham of Dougaldston and others defenders

26 Feb 1773
Findlay v. Graham Answers

Answers for Poor James Findlay, late Tenant in Keppoch, now in Glasgow; to the Petition of John Graham of Dougaldston, and others

14 Jul 1773
Murdoch and Miller v. Home and Scott Answers

Answers for John Murdoch Merchant in Glasgow, Son and Disponee of the deceased Patrick Murdoch Merchant there, and James Millar, Son and Heir of the deceased William Millar Merchant in Glasgow; to the Petition of Alexander Home, Heir and Disponee of Alexander Home, Esq; late of Manderston, and Janet Drummond, as Tutrix appointed by the said Alexander Home, and Alexander Scott Merchant, and late Bailie of Edinburgh

28 Jan 1773
Edmonstone v. Tweedale Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of James Edmonstone Farmer at Nether-Williamston

3 Feb 1772
Ker v. Creditors of Sutherland Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Elizabeth Ker, Relict of and Trustee appointed by James Ker Jeweller in Edinburgh, deceased

2 Jul 1772
Robert Munro v. John Baxter, Provost of Cupar, and Other Burgesses Answers

Answers for John Baxter, Esq; present Provost, John Bonthron one of the present Baillies, Primrose Rymer Dean of Guild, George Peat Treasurer of the Burgh of Cupar; and for John Thomson, Alexander Cummin, William Young, John Stewart, James Scott, William Lees, and George Tod, all present Counsellors of the said Burgh; to the Petition of Robert Monro, Vintner in Cupar

25 Apr 1772
John Finlay and Trustees v. Robert Finlay and Trustees Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Robert Finlay, Merchant in Glasgow, and his Trustees

10 Mar 1772
Brown v. Maxwell Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of the Reverend Mr Richard Brown, Minister of the Gospel at Lochmaben

17 Nov 1772
Watson v. Johnston Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Watson of Muirhouse, Esq; and the whole other creditors of John Stark merchant and some time Provost of Glasgow deceased, and Richard Stark his son, of Bailie William Craig merchant in Glasgow, and William Craig his son, both deceased, of James Craig merchant in Glasgow deceased, and of Andrew Scott merchant there

22 Dec 1768
Watson v. Johnston Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Watson of Muirhouse, Esq; and the whole other creditors of John Stark merchant and some time provost of Glasgow deceased, and Richard Stark his son, of Bailie William Craig merchant in Glasgow, and William Craig his son, both deceased, of James Craig merchant in Glasgow, deceased, and of Andrew Scott merchant there

16 Feb 1769
Watson v. Johnston Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Watson of Muirhouse, Esq; and others, Creditors of Andrew Scott Merchant in Glasgow, and of Donald M'Neil of Collonsay

23 Feb 1771
Watson v. Johnston Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Watson of Muirhouse, Esq; and others Creditors of Andrew Scott Merchant in Glasgow, and of Donald M'Neil of Collonsay

19 Jun 1771
McHarg v. Dunn Answers

Answers for William Dunn, in Glendusk; to the Petition of Agnes Magharg, Relict of Alexander Macredie in Fardenreoch

28 Jun 1771
Donald v. Murdoch Memorial

Memorial for Robert Donald, Walter Stirling, and Company, Merchants in Glasgow, Suspenders, against Susanna Murdoch, Daughter of John Murdoch of Craigton, Charger

4 Mar 1771
Donald v. Murdoch Memorial

Memorial for Robert Donald, James Hepburn, Walter Stirling and Company, Merchants in Glasgow, Suspenders; against Susanna Murdoch, Daughter of John Murdoch of Craigton, Charger

31 Jul 1771
Donald v. Murdoch Memorial

Additional Memorial for Robert Donald, James Hepburn, Walter Stirling and Company, Suspenders; against Susanna Murdoch, Daughter of John Murdoch of Craigton, Charger

23 Oct 1771
Andrew Ross and Others v. John Glasford and Company Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Andrew Ross, and others, late mariners on board the Ingram of Glasgow, Chargers

14 Jan 1771
Andrew Ross and Others v. John Glasford and Company Answers

Answers for Andrew Ross, and others, sailors of the ship Ingram of Glasgow, to the Petition of John Glassford and Company, merchants in Glasgow

25 Apr 1771
Janet Telfair v. Dorothea Telfair and Hugh Shaw Memorial

Memorial for Dorothea Telfair, widow of Samuel Telfair innkeeper in Kirkcudbright, and now spouse to Hugh Shaw vintner there, Defenders, Against Jean Telfair, sister of said Samuel Telfair and her husband, Pursuers

25 Apr 1771
Kempt v. Liddell Answers

Answers for James Kempt, Merchant in Edinburgh, Pursuer, to the Petition of David Liddell, Merchant in Leith, Defender

27 Jun 1771
Hately v. Dunlop Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Joseph Hately Engineer at Gatefide, Tacksman of the Coal in the lands of Hutchiston

4 Dec 1771
William Allison v. Thomas Naismith Answers

Answers for William Allison, Messenger in Ayr, Assignee of Messrs. Fisher and Bannatyne, Merchants in Glasgow; to the Petition of Thomas Naesmith, Writer in Stranraer

9 Jan 1770