James Ewing (MP)

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James Ewing FRSE LLD (11 January 1784 – 18 December 1853)[1] was a British politician. He was a Member of Parliament for Wareham, 1830–1831, and Glasgow, 1832–1835. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh his proposer being Thomas Kinnear.[2]

He purchased Strathleven House, Dumbartonshire, in 1830.[3]

Ewing is frequently confused with James Ewing of Strathleven (1775-1853) a Glasgow contemporary of equally high standing and co-founder of the Glasgow Necropolis.[4]


  1. ^ "House of Commons". Leigh Rayment. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF FORMER FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 1783 – 2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X. 
  3. ^ "Strathleven House Conservation Plan" (PDF). Scottish Historic Buildings Trust. April 1997. 
  4. ^ http://www.glasgownecropolis.org/profiles/james-ewing-of-strathleven/

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Baring Wall
John Calcraft
Member of Parliament for Wareham
With: John Calcraft
Succeeded by
Charles Wood
Granby Hales Calcraft
New constituency Member of Parliament for Glasgow
With: James Oswald
Succeeded by
Colin Dunlop
James Oswald