About James Stuart
"Sir James Stewart of Ardmaleish and of Kirktoun, Baronet, had a charter of the sherieffdom, etc., on his father's resignation on 31 March 1618. On 28 March 1627 he was created a Baronet of Scotland and Nova Scotia, but did not immediately assume that style and title. On 8 June 1630 he obtained retours as heir to his grandfather (John) and remoter ancestors, viz :- proavus (James), abavus (Ninian), tritavus (William), up to John Stewart (tritavi pater), who married Janet Symbil. On 26 October 1658, he, was retoured heir-special to his father Sir John 'of Kirktoun' and his grandfather John Stewart of Ardmaleish...
...He married Grizel, daughter of Sir Dugal Campbell of Auchinbrek, Baronet, and Dame Isobel Boyd, his second wife."
SOURCE: The Scots Peerage, Vol. II, pages 294-295
- Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 322
- DEATH and BURIAL: "He died in London, 1662, and was buried in Westminster Abbey." - Complete baronetage