ARSCOTT, John (c.1718-88), of Tetcott, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1754

Family and Education

b. c.1718, 1st s. of Arthur Arscott by his 2nd w. m. Thomasin Spry.

Offices Held

Commissary gen. of the newly raised marines 1739-?48.


Returned on the interest of John Harris, John Arscott voted with the Administration. In December 1743 he became trustee for a pension on the Irish establishment granted to his aunt, the wife of Sir William Yonge.1 Re-elected in 1747, he did not stand again. He died 14 Jan. 1788, aged 69.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Shirley Matthews


  • 1. Cal. Treas. Bks. and Pprs. 1742-5, p. 338.