Colonel Sir Michael Robert Shaw Stewart

(7th Baronet of Greenock and Blackhall)

1826 - 1903

Landowner and politician. A direct descendant of Robert III and son of the 6th Baronet, who he succeeded in 1836, Shaw Stewart served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Renfrewshire from 1855-65. A mason, he also served as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Scotland (1873-82).

He married Lady Octavia Grosvenor, a daughter of the Marquess of Westminster, in 1852.

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