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    GORDON, John (c.1655-1730), of Aberdeen

    GORDON, John (c.1655-1730), of Aberdeen Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 1708 1710 Ofifces Held Burgess, Elgin 1682, Old Aberdeen 1719; councillor, Aberdeen, 1705–9, 1714–15, Apr. 1716–19, provost, Aberdeen 1706–8, 1717–18. Biography A substantial Aberdeen merchant, from a local commercial dynasty descended

    FERGUSON, James (1735-1820), of Pitfour, Aberdeen.

    (1735-1820), of Pitfour, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Banffshire 22 Jan. 1789 1790 Aberdeenshire 1790 6 Sept. 1820 Biography Ferguson’s father, a distinguished lawyer, purchased in 1764 part of Earl Marischal’s estates and thus acquired a major interest in Banffshire and Aberdeenshire.

    LIVINGSTON, William (b. c.1650), of Aberdeen and London

    LIVINGSTON, William (b. c.1650), of Aberdeen and London Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 8 Feb 1711 1713 Ofifces Held Burgess, Aberdeen 1673, treasurer by 1679–aft. 1686. Ofifces Held Sub-collector and surveyor of customs, Aberdeen by 1681. Biography Descended from the Livingston

    MAITLAND, Charles (c.1708-51), of Pittrichie, Aberdeen.

    (c.1708-51), of Pittrichie, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 30 Apr. 1748 16 Feb 1751 Ofifces Held Sheriff, Edinburgh 1747-8. Biography On 23 July 1747 the Duke of Argyll reported to Henry Pelham that at the election for Aberdeen BurghsMr. Maitland,

    MIDDLETON, John (1678-1739), of Seaton and Fettercairn, Aberdeen.

    MIDDLETON, John (1678-1739), of Seaton and Fettercairn, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 1713 181715 Aberdeen Burghs 22 July 1715 181722 Aberdeen Burghs 25 Oct. 1722 4 May 1739 Ofifces Held Capt. 3 Ft. 1709; lt.-col. 25 Ft. 1711-17; brevet col.

    CUMMING, Sir Alexander, 1st Bt. (c.1670-1725), of Culter, Aberdeen.

    Bt. (c.1670-1725), of Culter, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Aberdeenshire 18 Jan. 1709 1722 Ofifces Held Commr. of justiciary for the Highlands 1701, 1703; conservator of Scottish privileges in the Low Countries 1705-11. Biography Sir Alexander Cumming, an episcopalian,[footnote] of an old

    CARNEGIE, Sir David, 4th Bt. (1753-1805), of Southesk.

    Cathcart, he stood in 1784 for both Forfarshire and Aberdeen Burghs as Opposition candidate, although Robinson had previously expected him to support Pitt’s Administration.[footnote] Defeated in Forfarshire but returned for Aberdeen Burghs, he voted against Pitt over the Irish commercial

    ALLARDYCE, Alexander (?1743-1801), of Dunnottar, Kincardine.

    Kincardine. Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 18 May 1792 1 Nov. 1801 Ofifces Held Rector, Aberdeen Univ. 1796-8. Biography Allardyce, whose father belonged to a cadet branch of an old Kincardineshire family, was admitted an infant burgess of Aberdeen in 1745

    TOWER, Alexander (bef.1760-1813), of Ferryhill and Logie, Aberdeen.

    TOWER, Alexander (bef.1760-1813), of Ferryhill and Logie, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Berwick-upon-Tweed 1806 191807 Ofifces Held Lt.-col. commdt. Aberdeen vols. 1804, 5 regt. Aberdeen militia 1809. Biography Joshua Wilson recorded that Tower (whom he called Dr Towers) ‘acquired a fortune in

    FORBES, Sir Arthur, 4th Bt. (1709-73), of Craigievar, Aberdeen.

    FORBES, Sir Arthur, 4th Bt. (1709-73), of Craigievar, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Aberdeenshire 13 July 1732 1747 Ofifces Held Rector of Marischal Coll. Aberdeen 1761-4. Biography Forbes, whose grandfather and great-grandfather had represented Aberdeenshire in the pre-Union Parliament of Scotland, succeeded

    FERGUSON, James (1735-1820), of Pitfour, Aberdeen and 36 St. James's Place, Westminster, Mdx.

    FERGUSON, James (1735-1820), of Pitfour, Aberdeen and 36 St. James's Place, Westminster, Mdx. Constituency Dates Banffshire 22 Jan. 1789 1790 Aberdeenshire 1790 6 Sept. 1820 Ofifces Held Rector, Aberdeen Univ. 1794-6. Biography In 1826, Henry Crabb Robinson recorded a typical

    MAITLAND, alias ARBUTHNOTT, Hon. Alexander (d. 1721), of Pittrichie, Aberdeen.

    Alexander (d. 1721), of Pittrichie, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Scotland 1707 1708 Ofifces Held Provost, Inverbervie by 1702; burgess, Edinburgh 1720. Ofifces Held MP [S], Inverbervie 1702–7. Ofifces Held Clerk of PC [S] 1705–8; baron of exchequer [S] 1708–d. Biography Maitland,

    SCOTT, (SCOT), David (1689-1766), of Scotstarvet, Fife.

    by Lord Panmure (William Maule) for Aberdeen Burghs, where he was returned unopposed on his opponent’s death in 1751. In 1753 the Duke of Argyll informed Pelham that, having been asked by the Aberdeen council to recommend a Member, he

    ERSKINE, James (1671-aft.1745).

    (1671-aft.1745). Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 22 July 1715 Ofifces Held Ensign 1 Ft. 1694, lt. 1701, capt. 1707-aft. 1715. Biography Erskine, whose father represented Forfarshire before the Union, was disinherited in favour of his younger brother, the judge, Lord Dun.

    FRASER, Hon. William (1691-1727), of Fraserfield, Aberdeen.

    (1691-1727), of Fraserfield, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Elgin Burghs 1722 23 Jan. 1725 Biography On 20 Oct. 1722 Lord Finch wrote to his father, Lord Nottingham:I have this day heard and seen what I never expected to have met with i.e.

    MITCHELL, Andrew (1708-71), of Thainston, Aberdeen.

    (1708-71), of Thainston, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Aberdeenshire 1747 241754 Elgin Burghs 1 Jan. 1755 28 Jan. 1771 Ofifces Held Under-sec. for Scotland 1742-6; commissary in Brussels for negotiating a commercial agreement with Austria and the Netherlands 1752-5; envoy to Prussia

    SKENE, George (1749-1825), of Skene, Aberdeen and Careston, Angus.

    (1749-1825), of Skene, Aberdeen and Careston, Angus. Constituency Dates Aberdeenshire 28 Feb 1786 1790 Elgin Burghs 1806 1807 Ofifces Held Lt. 81 Ft. 1777, capt. 1781; ret. 1783. Biography Skene was the chief of an ancient and distinguished family whose

    REID, Alexander (d. 1750), of Barra, Aberdeen.

    1750), of Barra, Aberdeen. Constituency Dates Elgin Burghs 1710 1713 Ofifces Held Burgess, Kintore by 1710. Biography Reid was the son of a politically insignificant Aberdeenshire laird, but was connected via ties of kinship and patronage with the influential Court

    LINDSAY, Sir John (1737-88).

    (1737-88). Constituency Dates Aberdeen Burghs 9 Jan. 1767 1768 Ofifces Held Lt. R.N. 1756; capt. 1757, commodore in East Indies 1769-71; c.-in-c. Mediterranean 1783; r.-adm. Sept. 1787. Ofifces Held Ld. of Admiralty Apr.-Dec. 1783. Biography During the seven years’ war

    SCOTT (SCOT), David (1689-1766), of Scotstarvet, Fife.

    SCOTT (SCOT), David (1689-1766), of Scotstarvet, Fife. Constituency Dates Fifeshire 1741 1747 Aberdeen Burghs 27 Mar. 1751 1 Dec. 1766 Biography Scott was elected for Aberdeen Burghs with the support of Lord Panmure and Administration. He remained faithful to Newcastle,

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