Grizzel Stewart (Marjoribanks)

Lived
1746-1818
Origin
Edinburgh
Father
Archibald Stewart of Allanbank, Provost of Edinburgh in 1745, who was tried for high treason for admitting the Pretender, but acquitted. David Hume wrote a pamphlet in his defence (3)
Address
30 Charlotte Square
Chapel connection
1818 (funeral)
Married
before 1763
Spouse
Edward Marjoribanks of Lees, for many years a wine merchant in Bordeaux before he succeeded to Lees in 1770.
Children
John (Lord Provost of Edinburgh, created a baronet in 1814, and a member of the committee which built St John's), Campbell, Stewart, Edward, James, Matilda.
Related to
Agnes and Janet Marjoribanks, grand-daughters by her son John

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. Bernard Burke, Peerage and Baronetage, 1851 p.658
  4. David Hume, A true account of the behaviour and conduct of Archibald Stewart (London, M. Cooper, 1748) Online accessed 4 Jan 2012

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