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    AUSTIN, Joseph (d.1735), of Kilspindie, Perth.

    of Kilspindie, Perth. Constituency Dates Perth Burghs 1708 1710 Ofifces Held Bailie, Perth 1704–6; burgess, Edinburgh 1708. Biography Austin was almost certainly a younger son of Thomas Austin, an English soldier in the Cromwellian army, who settled at Perth and

    GRAEME, David (c.1676-1726), of Orchill and Rohalloch, Perth.

    of Orchill and Rohalloch, Perth. Constituency Dates Perthshire 31 Dec. 1724 14 Mar. 1726 Biography Graeme belonged to a cadet branch of the family of the dukes of Montrose, to the first of whom his brother was bailie. Returned as

    DRUMMOND, John (d.1752), of Megginch, Perth.

    (d.1752), of Megginch, Perth. Constituency Dates Perthshire 1727 1734 Biography In 1727 John Drummond, 10th baron of Lennoch and 3rd of Megginch, was returned for Perthshire on the interest of the 2nd Duke of Atholl, who subsequently married his daughter.There

    HALDANE, Mungo (1682-1755), of Gleneagles, Perth.

    (1682-1755), of Gleneagles, Perth. Constituency Dates Stirlingshire 1715 1722 Dunbartonshire 1722 23 Jan. 1725 Perthshire 28 Apr. 1726 1727 Ofifces Held Commr. of supply for Perthshire 1702; commr. of police [S] Dec. 1730-d. Biography Haldane came of an ancient family,

    DRUMMOND, John (1754-1835), of Lennoch and Megginch, Perth.

    of Lennoch and Megginch, Perth. Constituency Dates Shaftesbury 5 July 1786 1790 Biography As a youth John Drummond went to Canada where his father had settled in 1765, as distributor of stamps and Quebec agent for Fludyer, Adam Drummond and

    MURRAY, George (1741-97), of Pitkeathly, Perth.

    MURRAY, George (1741-97), of Pitkeathly, Perth. Constituency Dates Perth Burghs 1790 Mar. 1796 Ofifces Held Entered RN 1758, lt. 1762, cdr. 1765, capt. 1768; c.-in-c. Medway 1792-3; r.-adm. 1794; c.-in-c. Halifax 1794-6; v.-adm. 1795. Biography Murray, brother of the 3rd

    YEAMAN, George (d. by 1733), of Murie, Erroll, Perth.

    YEAMAN, George (d. by 1733), of Murie, Erroll, Perth. Constituency Dates Perth Burghs 1710 1715 Ofifces Held Burgess, Glasgow 1700; councillor, Dundee 1701, bailie, 1702–4, 1705–6, provost 1706–8, 1710–12. Biography A representative of a long line of merchants and shipowners

    MURRAY, Lord James (1690-1764), of Garth, Perth.

    MURRAY, Lord James (1690-1764), of Garth, Perth. Constituency Dates Perthshire 1715 14 Nov. 1724 Ofifces Held Capt.-lt. 1 Ft. Gds. 1712, capt. and lt.-col. 1714; 2nd lt.-col. 1 Ft. 1718-24. Ofifces Held Hereditary sheriff, Perth 1724-48; rep. peer [S] 1733-41;

    ERSKINE, William (1691-1754), of Torry, Fife.

    Torry, Fife. Constituency Dates Perth Burghs 27 Oct. 1722 1727 Ofifces Held Capt. 2 Drags. 1717, maj. 1723; lt.-col. 7 Drags. 1741, ret. 1751. Biography Erskine, a professional soldier, of a Fifeshire family, was awarded the Perth Burghs seat by

    HALDANE, George (1722-59), of Bearcrofts, Stirling, and Gleneagles, Perth.

    Bearcrofts, Stirling, and Gleneagles, Perth. Constituency Dates Stirling Burghs 1747 Jan. 1758 Ofifces Held Ensign 3 Ft. Gds. 1740, capt. and lt.-col. 1749; col. 1758. Ofifces Held Gov. Jamaica, Jan. 1758-d. Biography George Haldane purchased a commission in the Scots

    MURRAY, John (1729-74), of Strowan, Perth.

    (1729-74), of Strowan, Perth. Constituency Dates Perthshire 1761 8 Jan. 1764 Ofifces Held Capt. Loudoun’s Regt. June 1745-6; Scottish rep. peer 21 Aug. 1766-d. Biography Murray’s father took part in the 1715 and 1719 rebellions, escaped abroad, returned home on

    MURRAY, James (1734-94), of Strowan, Perth.

    (1734-94), of Strowan, Perth. Constituency Dates Perthshire 11 June 1773 19 Mar. 1794 Ofifces Held Lt. Saxon grenadiers 1749-57; capt. 42 Ft. 1757; capt.-lt. 3 Ft. Gds. 1769, capt. and lt.-col. 1770, brevet col. 1777; col. 77 Ft. 1777-83, 72

    MURRAY, James (1734-94), of Strowan, Perth.

    (1734-94), of Strowan, Perth. Constituency Dates Perthshire 11 June 1773 19 Mar. 1794 Ofifces Held Capt. 42 Ft. 1757; capt.-lt. 3 Ft. Gds. 1769, capt. and lt.-col. 1770; gov. Upnor 1775-8; col. army 1777; col. 77 Ft. 1777-83; col. 78

    LINDSAY, Hon. Hugh Primrose (1765-1844), of Plaistow Lodge, Bromley, Kent and 22 Berkeley Square, Mdx.

    advocate"s burghs regulation bill from the corporation of Perth, 30 May 1822.[footnote] He presented a petition from Perth for continuation of the linen bounties, 16 June 1820.[footnote] He brought up several from Perth and elsewhere for restoration of Queen Caroline"s

    WEDDERBURN, Sir David, 1st Bt. (1775-1858), of Ballindean, Perth.

    WEDDERBURN, Sir David, 1st Bt. (1775-1858), of Ballindean, Perth. Constituency Dates Perth Burghs 27 Nov. 1805 301818 Ofifces Held Postmaster-gen. [S] 1823-31. Ofifces Held Vol. London and Westminster light horse 1798-1809; capt. W.I. Dock Co. vols. 1803. Biography Wedderburn’s father

    CRAIGIE, Robert (c.1685-1760), of Glendoick, Perth.

    (c.1685-1760), of Glendoick, Perth. Constituency Dates Tain (Northern) Burghs 2 Apr. 1742 1747 Ofifces Held Ld. adv. 1742-6; ld. pres. of the court of session 1754-d.; commr. of fisheries and manufactures, Scotland 1755. Biography A younger son, of an old

    LESLIE, Hon. Thomas (c.1701-72), of Stenton, Fife.

    Fife. Constituency Dates Dysart Burghs 1734 1741 Perth Burghs 20 Jan. 1743 1761 Ofifces Held Ensign 26 Ft. 1717; lt. 2 Drags. 1726; half-pay 1729; capt. 46 Ft. 1741; equerry to Prince of Wales Oct. 1742; barrack master [S] (with

    CAMPBELL, Robert (c.1721-90), of Finab and Monzie, Perth and Inverawe, Argyll.

    of Finab and Monzie, Perth and Inverawe, Argyll. Constituency Dates Argyllshire 12 Dec. 1766 Nov. 1771 Ofifces Held Ensign 17 Ft. 1739; capt. 42 Ft. c.1742; ret. c.1749. Ofifces Held Receiver gen. of Scottish customs 1771- d.; trustee for fisheries

    HALDANE, George (1722-59), of Bearcrofts, Stirling and Gleneagles, Perth.

    Bearcrofts, Stirling and Gleneagles, Perth. Constituency Dates Stirling Burghs 1747 Jan. 1758 Ofifces Held Ensign 3 Ft. Gds. 1740, capt. and lt-col. 1749; col. 1758. Ofifces Held Gov. Jamaica Jan. 1758- d. Biography At the 1754 general election the Haldanes,

    PRESTON, Sir Charles, 5th Bt. (c.1735-1800), of Valleyfield, Perth.

    Bt. (c.1735-1800), of Valleyfield, Perth. Constituency Dates Dysart Burghs 1784 1790 Ofifces Held Lt. 26 Ft. 1753, capt. 1759, maj. 1768, ret. 1777. Ofifces Held Commr. of customs 1798- d. Biography Preston saw service in America before the outbreak of

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