Record

CodeNA9820
Dates -1818
Person NameStewart; Robert Hathorn (-1818); Army officer
SurnameStewart
ForenamesRobert Hathorn
EpithetArmy officer
ActivityRobert Hathorn Stewart was the son of Agnes Stewart of Physgill and her husband John Hathorn of Over Airies. Both estates were in Wigtonshire. Robert Stewart was born after 1740. Until March 1771 Stewart served with the Royal Fusiliers and was stationed at Fort William and Chatham. In 1771 he returned to Physgill House in Whithorn and spent the rest of his life managing his estate. In 1794 he married Isabella, daughter of Sir Stair Agnew of Lochnaw. He died in 1818 and was succeeded by his eldest son, Stair Hathorn Stewart.
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