Aberdeen Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former District of Burghs constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Subdivisions of Scotland||Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Forfarshire|
|Major settlements||Aberdeen, Inverbervie, Arbroath, Brechin, Montrose|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Aberdeen |
|Created from||Aberdeen, Arbroath, Brechin, Inverbervie, Montrose|
Aberdeen Burghs was a district of burghs constituency which was represented from 1708 to 1800 in the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1832 in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The British parliamentary constituency was created in 1708 following the Acts of Union, 1707 and replaced the former Parliament of Scotland burgh constituencies of Aberdeen, Arbroath, Brechin, Inverbervie and Montrose.
The constituency consisted of the burgh of Aberdeen in the County of Aberdeen, the burgh of Inverbervie in the County of Kincardine, and the burghs of Arbroath, Brechin and Montrose in the County of Forfar.
In 1832 the constituency was divided between the new constituencies of Aberdeen and Montrose Burghs. The Aberdeen constituency covered the burgh of Aberdeen, while Montrose Burghs covered the other burghs plus the burgh of Forfar, which was previously a component of the Perth Burghs constituency.
Members of Parliament
|February 1715||James Erskine||Tory|
|July 1715||John Middleton||Whig|
|April 1722||William Kerr|
|October 1722||John Middleton||Whig|
|1767||Sir John Lindsay|
|1768||Thomas Lyon||Pro-Administration Whig|
|1784||Sir David Carnegie, Bt||Whig|
|Act of Union 1800||Parliament of Great Britain abolished,|
Parliament of the United Kingdom created
|1802 by-election||James Farquhar|
|1830||Sir James Carnegie, Bt|
- Union with Scotland Act, 1706, section XII
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- "Aberdeen Burghs". History of Parliament Online (1820-1832). Retrieved 27 March 2019.