David Scott (of Scotstarvit)

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David Scott (1689 – 1 December 1766), of Scotstarvit, was a Scottish Member of Parliament. He was the son of David Scott of Scotstarvit (died 1718).

He was returned for Fife in 1741,[1] and held that seat for a decade. In 1751, he was returned for Aberdeen, for which he sat until his death. By his wife Lucy, daughter of Sir Robert Gordon, he had several children, including:


Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir John Anstruther, Bt
Member of Parliament for Fife
Succeeded by
James Oswald
Preceded by
Charles Maitland
Member of Parliament for Aberdeen Burghs
Succeeded by
Sir John Lindsay