Hugh Campbell of Calder was born 1635 in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland. He was the eldest son of the tutor Sir Colin Campbell and Elizabeth Margaret Campbell (born: Brodie) . and brother to Margaret, Archibald, Donald und Elspet. He followed his father as Laird, and is possibly inscribed in the Register of Masters of the Arts of the University of Glasgow as Hugo Cambellus as having taken his degree in 1654 at the age of 15. In 1662 , at the age of 23 he married Lady Henrietta Stewert, sister of the Earl of Moray. Hugh served in several Parliaments as a Member for the Shire of Nairn, cared for the country estates as a Magistrate . Whilst living in Cawdor Castle, he was consistantly occupied it`s repair and upkeep. It is said that his wife was in charge of the decoration and furniture.
Sir Hugh Campbell and Lady Henrietta had 6 children.
Alexander Campbell, Margaret (Campbell) Crawford, Margaret (Campbell) Rose, Archibald Campbell of Cawdor, Jean (Campbell) Campbell Lady Meldrum and Anne (Campbell) MacLean.
On 11th March 1716, Sir Hugh died at the age of 77 years. at Calder Castle, Cawdor, Nairn, Scotland.
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