DUNBAR, Patrick (c.1676-1763), of Bowermadden, and Northfield, Caithness.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1727 - 1734

Family and Education

b. c.1676, 1st s. of Sir Robert Dunbar, 2nd Bt., of Northfield by Mary, da. of Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster, Caithness. m. (1) 1697, Catherine, da. of William Sinclair of Dunbeath, Caithness, 2s. d.v.p.; (2) 1722, Catherine, da. of Joseph Brodie of Milntown, Moray, 2s. d.v.p. 3da. suc. fa. as 3rd Bt. 1742.

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Patrick Dunbar was returned for his county by John Sinclair of Ulbster, the hereditary sheriff, after a contest in 1727, voting with the Administration. He did not stand in 1734, was defeated at the next Caithness-shire election in 1741, and died 5 Apr. 1763.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea