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Maxwell, Sir John, of Pollok, eighth baronet (1791–1865), landowner and politician  

Irene Maver

Maxwell, Sir John, of Pollok, eighth baronet (1791–1865), landowner and politician, was born on 12 May 1791 at Pollok House, Renfrewshire. The mansion and surrounding lands were eventually absorbed into Glasgow, and in 1966 the family gifted the estate to the city for use as public parkland. He was the second of four children and the only son of ...