Andrew Agnew (b. - 1671) MP

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"Sir Andrew Agnew, Baronet [S 1629] of Lochnaw, 9th Hereditary Sheriff of Galloway, son and heir, succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1661, and was served heir to his father, 29 October 1661. He had been previously Knighted; was five times M.P. [S] for Wigtownshire, 1644, 1648-49, 1665, 1667, and 1669-72; was one of the Commissioners for Scotland, during the interregnum after the execution of Charles I. In 1636 he was appointed Sheriff of all Galloway, which included Kircudbrightshire. In 1661 he was restored to his ancient Hereditary Shrievalty. He married (contract 22 March 1625) Anne, daughter of Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Galloway [S], by Grisel, daughter of Sir John Gordon, of Lochinvar. He died 1671."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 368