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CodeNA8648
Dates1700-1899
Person NameSteuart family; family
Epithetfamily
ActivityThe Steuart family were based in Edinburgh in the 18th and 19th centuries. In 1747 James Steuart, writer Edinburgh, married Alison Ruddiman, the daughter of Thomas Ruddiman, Keeper of the Advocate's Library in Edinburgh. They had at least twelve children including Thomas Ruddiman Steuart (1754-1816), and Charles Steuart (1760-1821), WS. James Steuart died in 1802 aged 84 and his wife died in 1806 aged 76. In 1801 their son Charles Steuart married Margaret Lindsay and the couple had several children including James (b 1802) and Charles (b 1804). The family continued to thrive throughout the 19th century with several members becoming lawyers.
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