Sir John Maxwell of Pollok, 8th Baronet

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John Maxwell

Death: June 07, 1865 (74)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Maxwell of Pollok, 7th Baronet and Hannah Anne Gardiner
Husband of Matilda Harriet Bruce
Brother of Harriet Anne Maxwell and Mrs Elizabeth Stirling

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir John Maxwell of Pollok, 8th Baronet

Biographical Summary

"Sir John Maxwell, Baronet [S. 1682], of Pollok, only s. and h., b. there 12 May 1791 ; matric. at Oxford (Ch. Ch.), 26 Oct. 1809, aged 18; was v.p., M.P. for Renfrewshire (three Paris) 1818-30, and for Lanarkshire (two Paris.), 1833-37; Lt. Col. Renfrewshire Militia; suc. to the Baronetcy, 30 July 1844. He m. 14 Oct. 1839, at Milverton, Matilda Harriot, 2d da. of Thomas (Bruce), 7th Earl of Elgin [S.], by his 1st wife, Mary, da. of William Hamilton Nisbet. She, who was 6. 23 Sep. 1802, d. 31 Aug. 1857, at Pollok. He d. s.p. 7 June 1865, at Pollok, aged 74, when the issue male of all the preceding Baronets appears to have become extinct."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 314

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Sir John Maxwell of Pollok, 8th Baronet's Timeline

May 12, 1791
June 7, 1865
Age 74