George Baillie


Tain Royal Academy Subscriber

Tain, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland - 1807 - ????

High school, created by subscription following a meeting in Richardson's Coffee House in London in 1800. Numerous slave-owners contributed financially to the founding of the school.


George Baillie, formerly of the Island of Saint Vincent, is listed as a subscriber of £50 and upwards in the petition to King George the Third in 1807 for the establishment of Tain Royal Academy in the Royal Burgh of Tain in Ross-shire. Facsimile of the petition to King George III in the possession of Councillor Derek Louden.

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