William Dundas

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William Dundas

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Personal details
Born 1762
Scotland
Died (1845-11-14)November 14, 1845
Edinburgh, Scotland
Scottish politician (1762–1845)

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William Dundas (1762–1845) was a Scottish politician.

The son of Robert Dundas, of Arniston, the younger, he became a barrister at Lincoln’s Inn in 1788. He was a member of parliament (MP) for the Anstruther Burghs from 1794 to 1796, for the Northern Burghs from 1796 to 1802, for Sutherland in 1802 and 1806, for Cullen in 1810 and Edinburgh from 1812 to 1831.

He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1800 and was Secretary at War from 1804 to 1806. He was a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty in 1812. He was appointed Keeper of the Signet in 1814, and Lord Clerk Register in 1821

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  • Leigh Rayment’s Historical List of MPs

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Parliament of Great Britain
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Member of Parliament for Anstruther Burghs
1794–1796
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Member of Parliament for Northern Burghs
1796–1801
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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
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Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Northern Burghs
18011802
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Member of Parliament for Sutherland
1802–1808
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Member of Parliament for Elgin Burghs
1810–1812
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Member of Parliament for Edinburgh
1812–1831
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Political offices
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Secretary at War
1804–1806
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Lord Clerk Register
1821–1841
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