Person NameSelkirk Baillies
ActivityThe Selkirk Baillies were elected each year on the 29 September (Michaelmas) when the Five Incorporated Trades' craft guild chose two baillies, a dean of guild and a treasurer to administer the affairs of the guild.The Town Council, whose members were not elected annually but continued in their positions as long as they remained prosperous, comprised the Five Incorporated Trades’ four elected members and their predecessors of the year before, plus a deacon and ‘colleague’ from each of the 5 crafts, ten merchant councillors, and five trade councillors who represented the other non-incorporated trades.
Corporate NameSelkirk Baillies
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