Bailies (magistrates) & Town Treasurers
of the Burgh of Musselburgh

Appointed 29 September annually

YearBailieBailieTown treasurer
1503/04 William Froge George Hill
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1533/34 John Newton
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1626/27 John Calderwood
1627/28 Walter Smart David Ramage
1628/29
1629/30
1630/31
1631/32
1632/33 John CalderwoodRobert StrauchanWilliam Scot yr
1633/34 William Scot
1634/35
1635/36
1636/37 John Vernor John Calderwood William Vernor
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1648/49 John Calderwood
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1665/66 Robert Ramage
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1678/79 Robert Douglas yr
1679/80 Robert Douglas
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1698/99 Archibald Smart
1699/1700
1700/01 Robert Vernor Robert Smart
1701/02
1702/03
1703/04
1704/05 Richard Douglas Thomas Tod
1705/06 Richard Douglas Robert Douglas yr Patrick Heriot elder
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1710/11 Thomas Tod Alexander Ainslie
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1718/19 Archibald Smart Henry Carthrae
1719/20 William Hempseed
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1723/24 William Berry
1724/25 Henry Carthrae (Henry Carfrae)
1725/26
1726/27 Archibald Smart
1727/28
1728/29 Thomas Cochran
1729/30 William Hempseed
1730/31 William Hempseed
1731/32 Richard Lindsay
1732/33 David Randie
1733/34
1734/35 Thomas Cochran
1735/36 Richard Lindsay
1736/37
1737/38 Thomas Cochran
1738/39 Thomas Vernor
1739/40
1740/41 Charles Douglas
1741/42
1742/43 Richard Lindsay William Hog
1743/44 Richard Lindsay Thomas Cochran George Young
1744/45 Thomas Cochran (d. 1.4.1745, aged 50) Thomas Vernor Robert Primrose
1745/46 Richard Lindsay Thomas Vernor William Spence
1746/47 Richard Lindsay William Hog William Hog yr
1747/48 Robert Primrose Thomas Brown Archibald Hislop
1748/49 Robert Primrose Thomas Brown William Falconer
1749/50 Richard Lindsay Mark Spence William Davidson
1750/51 Richard Lindsay Thomas Brown Matthew Gray
1751/52 Robert Primrose Thomas Brown William Spence
1752/53 Robert Primrose Richard Lindsay William Aitchison
1753/54 Richard Lindsay William Spence James Thomson, potter
1754/55
1755/56 Robert Primrose Sir Robert Dickson of Carberry, bart. Archibald Hislop
1756/57 Sir Robert Dickson of Carberry, bart. William Spence, flesher John Williamson
1757/58 Mansfield Cardonnel esq. William Spence, flesher Adam Ewart
1758/59 Mansfield Cardonnel esq. Sir Robert Dickson of Carberry, bart. Archibald Scott
1759/60
1760/61
1761/62 Mansfield Cardonnel esq. Archibald Scott William Davidson
1762/63 Archibald Scott John Thomson Mansfield Cardonnel esq.
1763/64
1764/65 Mansfield Cardonnel esq. Archibald Scott William Aitchison
1765/66
1766/67
1767/68 Andrew Watson, weaver Archibald Cochran Adam Smith
1768/69 Archibald Cochran John Cochran Matthew Gray
1769/70 Thomas Berry of Brotherston John Cochran George Cathie
1770/71 Thomas Berry of Brotherston John Cochran David Gowan
1771/72
1772/73
1773/74 Andrew Watson Archibald Cochran George Young
1774/75 Andrew Watson John Cochran Alexander Clark
1775/76
1776/77 Robert Primrose Andrew Watson William Hunter
1777/78 Andrew Watson John Cochran Peter Scott
1778/79
1779/80 William Hunter, cooper Andrew Watson George Nicoll
1780/81
1781/82 William Hunter John Cochran Peter Scott
1782/83
1783/84 George Young ------
1784/85 John Cochran George Young James Young
1785/86 John Cochran Alexander Clark Thomas Legat
1786/87 Alexander Clark George Young William Watt
1787/88 John Cochran George Young Archibald Handaside
1788/89 Alexander Clark Charles Stewart
1789/90 Alexander Clark, baxter George Young, brewer Thomas Legat
1790/91 George Young George Wilson William Watt
1791/92 George Wilson Alexander Clark John Cree
1792/93 Alexander Clark George Young Charles Stewart
1793/94 William Watt George Young Peter Scott
1794/95 William Watt Alexander Clark John Charles
1795/96 Alexander Clark George Young Thomas Legat
1796/97 William Watt George Young John Moir
1797/98 William Watt Alexander Clark John Chalmers
1798/99
1799/00 George Young James Charles
1800/01 Alexander Clark Charles Stewart Martin Begg, draper
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1811/12 Martin Begg George Young James Thomson
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1818/19 Charles Stewart James Kemp
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1822/23 John Leitch George Young Robert Wilson
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1825/26 John Leitch George Young William Brooks yr
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