Queensferry (Parliament of Scotland constituency)


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Queensferry (now called South Queensferry) in Linlithgowshire was a royal burgh that returned one commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland and to the Convention of Estates.

After the Acts of Union 1707, Queensferry, Culross, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing and Stirling formed the Stirling district of burghs, returning one member between them to the House of Commons of Great Britain.

List of burgh commissioners[edit]

  • 1661–63, 1665 convention, 1667 convention, 1669–74, 1678 convention: Archibald Wilson, bailie [1]
  • 1685–86: John Rule, bailie [2]
  • 1689 (convention), 1689–1701, 1702–04: Sir William Hamilton of Whytelaw, senator (died c.1704)[3]
  • 1705–07: Sir James Stewart of Goodtrees[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 574,576,578,580,583.
  2. ^ Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 587.
  3. ^ Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. pp. 590, 595, 601.
  4. ^ G. E. C., The Complete Baronetage, vol. iv (1904) p. 435.

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