Baillie of Polkemmet

Old French: Bailli
Badge:Eight pointed star out of a cloud
Latin Motto:In caligine lucit (It shines in the dark)
The name probably derived from the French Baillie meaning bailiff or steward which in Scotland would be sheriff. It could come from the place in Lanarkshire call Bailey.

It is first recorded in Lothian in 1311.  It is not a clan in the highland sense but is an old lowland family.  Polkmmet was purchased by a family of Baillies in 1620. It ia now a country park at Whiburn West Lothian.The tartan was designed by Mr A.W. Geddes of Messrs William Anderson of Edinburgh (now Kinloch Anderson LImited) in 1937.

Choose from one of the Baillie Of Polkemmet tartans listed below: