SCOTT, Robert (1705-80), of Dunninald, Forfar.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1 Mar. 1733 - 1734

Family and Education

b. 1705, 2nd s. of Patrick Scott of Rossie, Dunninald and Usan by Margaret, da. of Sir Archibald Hope of Rankeillour, Fife, ld. of session (Lord Rankeillour). educ. adv. 1726. m. 1740, Anne, da. of John Middleton of Seaton, Aberdeen, 2s. 1da.

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Scott, who succeeded his kinsman, James Scott of Logie, voted with the Government on the excise bill in 1733. Defeated in 1734 and again at a by-election in 1735, he died 27 Dec. 1780.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick