Sir John Shaw Stewart 4th Bart.

1739 - 1812


Son of Sir Michael Stewart 3rd bart, and uncle of Sir Michael Shaw Stewart 5th bart. Married Frances, the widow of Sir James Maxwell of Pollok and daughter of Robert Colhoun or Colquhoun of St Kitts in 1786. MP for Renfrewshire 1780-1783 and 1786-1796.


Further Information

Frances Maxwell nee Colhoun or Colquhoun

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 1812 [LA] → Owner

The Alma Jordan Library at UWI St Augustine is shown as having papers concerning Sir John Shaw-Stewart and the Roxburgh estate dated 1821-1825.

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Renfrewshire Renfrewshire
1780 - 1783
election →
Renfrewshire Renfrewshire
1786 - 1796

Relationships (4)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
Sir John Shaw Stewart married in 1786 Frances, daughter of Robert Colhoun or Colquhoun of St Kitts and widow of Sir James Maxwell of Pollok....
Uncle → Nephew
Son → Father