Scottish County

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Background Information

Alternated with Caithness

Number of voters:

12 in 1788


1 May 1761James Stuart of Kerimoran
3 June 1762Henry Wauchope vice Stuart, deceased
3 Nov. 1774Hon. James Stuart
22 Apr. 1784Hon. James Stuart

Main Article

This constituency was controlled by the Earl of Bute. In 1788 eight of its electors were closely connected with Bute, including his brother, his four sons, and two dependants. Of the remaining four electors, at least three were attached to the Bute interest.1

Author: Edith Lady Haden-Guest


  • 1. Pol. State of Scotland 1788, pp. 75-76.