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Francis Scott (31 January 1806 – 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. He was MP for Roxburghshire from 1841 to 1847, and for Berwickshire from 1847 to 1859.[1] From 1866 to 1876 he was master of the Surrey Union hounds, and actively promoted the Hunt Servants' Benefit Society.[2]


  1. ^ Boase, F., Modern English biography, 6 vols, 1892-1921
  2. ^ British sports and sportsmen, 15 vols.
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


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