Keith Stewart

The Hon.Keith Stewart of Glasserton (1739 – 3 March 1795) was a ScottishAdmiral and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1762 and from 1768 to 1784.

For the New Zealand soldier, see Keith Lindsay Stewart. For the Scottish Queen’s Counsel who became Advocate General for Scotland, see Keith Stewart, Baron Stewart of Dirleton.

Keith Stewart
Member of Parliament for Wigtownshire
In office
Preceded by James Murray
Succeeded by Andrew McDouall
Member of Parliament for Wigtown Burghs
In office
Preceded by Hon. Archibald Montgomerie
Succeeded by John Hamilton
Personal details
Keith Stewart


Died 3 March 1795(1795-03-03) (aged 55–56)
Georgina Isabella d’Aguilar

(m. 1782)

Children James Alexander Stewart
Leveson Douglas Stewart
Parent(s) Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway
Relatives John Stewart of Nateby Hall (grandson)
Military service
Branch/service Royal Navy
Rank Vice Admiral
Battles/wars Battle of Dogger Bank

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Stewart was the second surviving son of Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway and, his second wife, Lady Catherine Cochrane (the youngest daughter of John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald).[1] Among his siblings were John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway,[2] Hon. George Stewart (a Lieutenant who died at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War),[3] Lady Catherine Stewart (wife of their cousin James Murray of Broughton),[1]Lady Susanna Stewart (wife of Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford),[4] Lady Margaret Stewart (wife of Charles Gordon, 4th Earl of Aboyne),[5] Lady Harriet Stewart (wife of Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton),[6] and Lady Charlotte Stewart (wife of John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore).[7]

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