Francis Peacock
(1723-1807)

Died aged c. 84

Francis Peacock (1723 – 26 June 1807) was a Scottish dance teacher and musician. He is considered the "Father of Scottish country dancing."

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Francis Peacock 1723-1807 father of Scottish country dancing lived and taught nearby

Peacock’s Close, Castle Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they lived near and taught near

Concert Court. Aberdeen Musical Society founded in 1748 by Francis Peacock, Dancing Master and Andrew Tait, Organist held the city's first organised concerts in a nearby hall. In 1749 the Society leased a house, the New Music Room in adjacent Huxter Row. The Society came to an end in 1806.

off Broad Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they was