URQUHART, Duncan (d.1742), of Burdsyards, Morayshire.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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21 July 1737 - 1741

Family and Education

1st s. of Capt. Robert Urquhart, M.P., of Burdsyards by Mary, da. of Duncan Forbes of Culloden, M.P. unm. suc. fa. 1741.

Offices Held

Ensign 10 Ft. 1726, lt. 1731; lt. and capt. 2 Ft. Gds. 1738; provost of Forres.


Descended from the Urquharts of Cromarty, Urquhart was returned for Inverness Burghs in 1737 by his uncle, Duncan Forbes. He voted with the Administration on the Spanish convention in 1739 and the place bill in 1740, did not stand in 1741, and died 11 Jan. 1742.

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Author: Paula Watson