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Archibald Campbell of Blythswood

Biography of Archibald Campbell of Blythswood

Archibald Campbell of Blythswood (1761-1838) was Rector of the University from 1807 to 1811. He was Dean of Faculties 1802-1804, 1815-1817, 1819-1821 1823-1825 1827-1829 and 1833 to 1837.

Campbell was a staunch Tory who was MP for the Clyde Burghs, 1821 to 1830. In 1821 he built Blythswood House on the Renfield estate, west of Braehead.

Summary

Archibald Campbell of Blythswood
Politician

Born 1761, Scotland.
Died 1838.
University Link: Dean of Faculties, Rector
Occupation categories: politicians
Record last updated: 27th Mar 2008

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