Hon. Edward Richard Stewart

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About Hon. Edward Richard Stewart


Edward Richard Stewart (5 May 1782 – 27 August 1851) was a Scottish Member of Parliament (MP) in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Early life and family

Edward Richard Stewart was born on 5 May 1782, the fifth surviving son of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway, and his second wife, Anne Dashwood, daughter of Sir James Dashwood, 2nd Baronet. He was educated at Charterhouse. He married the Honourable Katherine Charteris, daughter of Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho. One of his children, Jane Francis Clinton Stewart, went on to marry her first cousin, George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough, son of George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough, and Lady Susan Stewart.


He represented Wigtown Burghs from 1806 to 1809.

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Hon. Edward Richard Stewart's Timeline

May 5, 1782
May 5, 1782
March 7, 1811
Age 28
May 27, 1817
Age 35
May 27, 1851
Age 69