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William Maxwell Stewart

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c.1874 Born son of William Stewart, coal master, and his wife Isabella nee Sinclair.

1891 Living in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire: William Stewart (age 50), coal merchant. With his wife Isabella Stewart (age 49), and their six children; Christina Stewart (age 26); Alexander Stewart (age 25), electrical engineer; Helen M. Stewart (age 22); Ida S. Stewart (age 20); William M. (age 17), apprentice electrical engineer; and Frederick C. Stewart (age 13).[1]

1900[2] /1908[3] With his 2 brothers, Frederick Charles Stewart and Alexander William Stewart, founded Thermotank

1901 Electrical engineer living with his mother and father in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire[4]

1926 William Maxwell Stewart died; of Lochbrae House, Bearsden, Dunbartonshire; executors Alexander William Stewart and Frederick Charles Stewart[5]

1940 Death of his son, William Alexander Frederick Stewart[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. The Engineer 1933/08/11
  3. The Engineer 1950/03/17
  4. 1901 census
  5. National Probate Calendar
  6. The Times December 21, 1940