ARSCOTT, John (c.1718-88), of Tetcott, Devon.
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Family and Education
b. c.1718, 1st s. of Arthur Arscott by his 2nd w. m. Thomasin Spry.
Commissary gen. of the newly raised marines 1739-?48.
Returned on the interest of John Harris, John Arscott voted with the Administration. In December 1743 he became trustee for a pension on the Irish establishment granted to his aunt, the wife of Sir William Yonge.1 Re-elected in 1747, he did not stand again. He died 14 Jan. 1788, aged 69.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Shirley Matthews
- 1. Cal. Treas. Bks. and Pprs. 1742-5, p. 338.