ALEXANDER STEWARTTain and Inverness
A·S - Ear of wheat or shuttle mark - 'C'
A·S - TAIN - 'Cup and Saucer'
Alexander Stewart was born c.1765. His apprenticeship details are currently unknown, but he was admitted as a Freeman Burgess with the Inverness Hammermen on the 15th May 1797 upon payment of ten pounds Scots. Alexander Stewart married Barbara Gibson on the 8th April 1797 at Inverness.
He was recorded as taking five apprentices, Thomas Stewart (alias McGuirman), James Forbes, Hugh Macintosh, Alexander McRae, and Andrew Clark.
Alexander Stewart moved to Tain in 1812, he was still there and recorded in the 1841 census as being 75 years and residing in Lamington Street, along with 65 year old Barbara, but neither are recorded in the 1851 census.