1768 - 1833
MP for Linlithgow Burghs 1807-12. Son of William Maxwell of Carriden, which the younger Maxwell sold in 1814.
MP for Linlithgow Burghs 1807-1812.
William Maxwell formerly of Carriden but more recently of Abercromby Place Edinburgh transferred Richmond and Howard's estate to Edward Ellice and William Holden 1816; had sought permission from Parliament by petition to transfer 322 slaves to Demerara.
Erstwhile owner of estates mentioned in Antigua No. 397, for which his administrator claimed.
R. G. Thorne (ed.), The House of Commons, 1790-1820 (5 vols., London, Secker & Warburg for the History of Parliament Trust, 1986) Vol. 4 pp. 574-5; entry acknowledges Maxwell's West India holdings, and characterises them as failing.
Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. I p. 64.
Mary Charlotte Bouverie
£4,525 7S 8D
Linlithgow Burghs Lanark / Linlithgow / Peebles / Selkirk
1807 - 1812
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Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland