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John Shaw-Stewart (1793 - 1840)

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John-Shaw was born in 1793. He was the son of Michael Stewart-Nicolson and Catherine Maxwell. He passed away in 1840.

John-Shaw was on the Faculty of Advocates and sheriff of Stirlingshire.[1]


He married his cousin-germain Jane Stuart, 3rd daughter of Lieutenant General Sir John Heron Maxwell, baronet of Springkell. They had the following children:[1]

  1. Michael-John
  2. John-Heron-Maxwell
  3. Charles-Robert
  1. Mary-Elizabeth
  2. Catherine-Maxwell
  3. Jane-Charlotte
  4. Margaret-St. Maur
  5. Helenora-Grace


  1. 1.0 1.1 Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage (40th Edition) (London: Harrison, 1878), p. 1131, digital images,, ( : accessed 14 August 2016).

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