STEWART, Sir James, 7th Bt. (?1756-1827), of Fort Stewart, co. Donegal.
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b. ?1756, 1st s, of Sir Annesley Stewart, 6th Bt., MP [I], of Fort Stewart by Mary, da. of John Moore, MP [I] of Drumbanagher, co. Armagh. educ. by Rev. R. Norris, Drogheda; Trinity, Dublin 30 Oct. 1773, aged 17. m. 19 Dec. 1778, Mary Susanna, da. of Richard Chapell Whaley, MP [I], of Whaley Abbey, co. Wicklow, 2s. 3da. suc. fa. as 7th Bt. Mar. 1801.
MP [I] 1783-1790.
Sheriff, co. Donegal 1799-1800.
Capt. commdt. Ramelton vol. inf. 1796.
Stewart came of well-established Donegal gentry with insufficient property to command a parliamentary seat. Like his fater he sat for a close borough in the Irish parliament. In 1802 he was returned for the county under