William Hamilton Maxwell was born Newry, 30 June 1792. 
He was the only son of merchant James Maxwell & Catherine Hamilton. 
He was a Scots-Irish novelist. 
He married Mary Dobbin in 1817. 
Though his books were successful, William was an alcoholic, and spent all his money. He retired to Scotland and died in 1850. 
See here for more info on his ancestors and descendants: http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=432178.0
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On 7 Sep 2017 at 13:04 GMT Philip (Mills) Broughton-Mills wrote:
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