Francis Scott (British politician)

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Francis Scott (31 January 1806, Mertoun, Berwickshire – 9 March 1884, Send Hurst near Guildford) was a British politician.

Scott was the youngest son of Hugh Scott, 6th Lord Polwarth. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he read for the bar at the Middle Temple.[1] He was MP for Roxburghshire from 1841 to 1847, and for Berwickshire from 1847 to 1859.[2] From 1866 to 1876 he was master of the Surrey Union hounds, and actively promoted the Hunt Servants' Benefit Society.[3]


  1. ^ "Scott, Francis (id-SCT823F)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  2. ^ Boase, F., Modern English biography, 6 vols, 1892-1921
  3. ^ British sports and sportsmen, 15 vols.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Edmund Elliot
Member of Parliament for Roxburghshire
Succeeded by
John Edmund Elliot
Preceded by
Sir Hugh Purves-Hume-Campbell
Member of Parliament for Berwickshire
Succeeded by
David Robertson