Sir Hew Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Hew Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet (26 October 1746 – 13 February 1800) was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Haddingtonshire 1780-1786.

He was the son of Sir Hew Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet.

He was an army officer, serving as in ensign in the 31st Foot from 1763, a captain in the 1st Foot from 1768, and the 92nd Foot from 1779.[1]

He stepped down as MP in 1786, when he was appointed Auditor of the Excise in Scotland 1786, holding this post until his death. He changed his name to Hamilton-Dalrymple in 1796 when he inherited the estate of Bargany from his uncle, John Hamilton (formerly Dalrymple).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British Armorial Bindings". The Bibliographical Society of London. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Jenkins, Nicholas. "W. H. Auden - 'Family Ghosts'". Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
William Hamilton Nisbet
Member of Parliament for Haddingtonshire
1780–1786
Succeeded by
John Hamilton
Baronetage of Nova Scotia
Preceded by
Hew Dalrymple
Baronet
(of Bargeny)
1790–1800
Succeeded by
Hew Dalrymple-Hamilton