Sir John Stuart, 4th Baronet
Sir John Stuart, 4th Baronet (c.1752 – 4 December 1821). His surname was Wishart-Belches until Oct 1797. He was MP for Kincardineshire (UK Parliament constituency) between 1797–1806 and 1802-06 as Sir John Stuart.
The only son of William Belches, Esq., (by his wife and cousin Emilia, only surviving child of John Belches, of Invermay, by his wife Mary Stuart (died 1807), 2nd daughter of Sir George Wishart, 1st Baronet, so created 17 June 1706, with remainder to the heirs of his body); became Baronet on the death of his great-uncle, Sir William Stuart, 2nd Baronet 1777[discuss]; assumed that surname in lieu of Wishart Belches (? Belches-Wishart), October 1797, M.P. as above, a baron of the Exchequer in Scotland 1807, having married 9 November 1775, Lady Jane Leslie, eldest daughter of David Melville, 6th Earl of Leven ; she died 28 October 1829, leaving a daughter, Williamina Stuart (died 5 December 1810; married Sir William Forbes, 7th Baronet).
On his death the Wishart baronetcy of Clifton Hall, Edinburgh became dormant.
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