'Stirling04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Stirling of Ardoch, Stirling of Ballagan, Stirling of Drumpellier, Stirling of Faskine, Stirling in Glasgow

                               
Walter Stirling of Balquharage (d 1656)
m. (1611) Helen Wemyss (dau of David Wemyss, Rector)
1. John Stirling in Glasgow (b 1615, dvp)
  m. (1637) Janet Neilson (dau of William Neilson of Balgray)
A. John Stirling in Glasgow (b 01.06.1640, d 31.07.1709)
  m. (09.1668) Janet Campbell (d 16.05.1691, dau of Charles Campbell of Ballochiel)
  i. John Stirling, Provost of Glasgow (b 08.02.1677, d 1736)
  m. (20.08.1702) Isabella Hunter (dau of John Hunter of Forrester)
a. William Stirling 'of Drumpellier' in Glasgow (b 1717, d 1777)
  m. (1747) Mary Buchanan (dau of Andrew Buchanan of Drumpellier)
  (1) Andrew Stirling of Drumpellier
  m. (26.05.1778) Anne Stirling (d 01.06.1830, dau of Sir Walter Stirling of Faskine) @@ below
(A) John Stirling (b 20.10.1786, d 1853) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Willing (dau of Thomas Mayne Willing)
  (B) Charles Stirling of Muiravonside (b 30.09.1789, d 26.08.1867) had issue
  m. (01.05.1827) Charlotte Dorothea Stirling (dau of Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling) @@ below
  (C) Sir James Stirling, Governor of Western Australia (b 01.1791, d 22.04.1865) had issue
  m. (03.09.1823) Ellen Mangles (d 08.06.1874, dau of James Mangles of Woodbridge)
  (D) Anna Stirling (b 1792, d 08.06.1866)
  m. (12.07.1828) Sir James Home, 8th Bart of Blackadder (d 12.03.1836)
  (E) Mary Noel Stirling (b 1798, d 1834)
  m. (1822) Henry William Richard Westgarth Halsey
  (2) John Stirling of Tilliechewn (b 1751, d 1811) had issue
  (3) James Stirling of Stair (b 1760, d 1822) had issue
(4) Elizabeth Stirling
  m. William Hamilton (b 1753, d 1793, professor)
  b.+ 7 sons
  Either son of one of these sons, or possibly the same person as the above John Stirling of Tilliechewn (as Marianne below is described as great-granddaughter of Provost John Stirling), was ...
  (1) John Stirling
  (A) William Stirling of Cordale
  (B) Marianne Stirling (d 1825)
  m. (1812) Colin Dunlop Donald of Glasgow (b 07.03.1777, d 18.09.1859)
  ii. William Stirling in Glasgow had issue
  iii. Walter Stirling of Sherva (b 25.06.1686, d 13.10.1732)
  m1. Janet Ruthven (dau of William Ruthven of Torryburn)
a. Sir Walter Stirling of Faskine (b 18.05.1718, d 24.11.1786, Captain RN)
  m. (30.10.1753) Dorothy Willing (d 25.09.1782, dau of C. Willing of Philadephia)
  (1) Sir Walter Stirling, 1st Bart of Faskine, Sheriff of Kent (b 24.06.1758, d 25.08.1832)
  m. (28.04.1794) Susannah Goodenough (d 08.06.1806, dau of George T. Goodenough of Bordwood)
  (A) Sir Walter George Stirling, 2nd Bart of Faskine (b 15.03.1802, d 01.12.1888) had issue
  m. (18.08.1835) Caroline Frances Byng (d 27.05.1898, dau of John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford)
  (B) Mary Jane Stirling (b c1795, d 04.02.1889)
  m. (02.01.1816) Sir James Flower, Bart (d 17.05.1850)
(C) Dorothy Anne Stirling (b c1796, d 19.11.1888)
  m. (23.07.1814) John Barrett-Lennard (b 30.12.1789, d 16.12.1856)
  (D) Georgiana Matilda Stirling (d 07.05.1873)
  m1. (03.08.1816) H.D. Milligan
  m2. (20.06.1833) Sir Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 1st Bart of Belhus (b 06.01.1762, d 25.06.1857)
  (2) Charles Stirling (b 28.04.1760, d 11.1833, Vice-Admiral)
  m. (08.1789) Charlotte Grote (d 28.03.1825, dau of Andrew Grote)
  (A) Charlotte Dorothea Stirling
  m. (01.05.1827) Charles Stirling of Muiravonside (b 30.09.1789, d 26.08.1867) @@ above
  (B)+ other issue
  (3) Anne Stirling (d 01.06.1830)
  m. (26.05.1778) Andrew Stirling of Drumpellier @@ above
  m2. Euphemia Calder of Sherva

 

 

Walter Stirling, 1st of Ballagan (d 06.06.1549)
m. Eufame Brisbane (probably dau of Brisbane of Bishoptoun)
1. Luke Stirling, 2nd of Ballagan succeeded by ...
  A. Walter Stirling, 3rd of Ballagan (a 1570) succeeded by ...
  i. George Stirling, 4th of Ballagan (d 1615)
  a. Walter Stirling, 5th of Ballagan
  (1) Walter Stirling, 6th of Ballagan (a 1648)
  m. Margaret Logan
  (A) John Stirling, 7th of Ballagan (d before 20.03.1668)
  m. (1655) Jean Stirling (dau of James Stirling,chamberlain of Mugdock)
  (i) James Stirling, 8th of Ballagan (goldsmith)
  m. Mary Napier
  (a) James Stirling, 9th of Ballagan (a 1728, sold Ballagan 1756)
  (b) Jean Stirling

 

 

William Stirling
1. ?? Stirling presumed intervening generation, possibly the Henry of Ardoch who was father of Grisel
  A. Walter Stirling of Ardoch
  m. (mcrt 15.05.1602) Margaret Murray (dau of James Murray, younger of Strowan)
  i. Sir Henry Stirling, 1st Bart of Ardoch (d 02.1669)
  m. Isabel Haldane (dau of John Haldane of Gleneagles)
a. Sir William Stirling, 2nd Bart of Ardoch (d 02.1702)
  m1. (mcrt 22.01.1685) Mary Erskine (dau of Sir Charles Erskine, 1st Bart of Alva)
  (1) Sir Henry Stirling, 3rd Bart of Ardoch (b 18.11.1688, d 24.11.1753)
  m. (31.12.1726) Anna Gordon (d 23.09.1776, dau of Thomas Gordon, Admiral of Russian Fleet)
  (A) Sir William Stirling, 4th Bart of Ardoch (d 26.07.1799)
  m. (17.04.1783) Christian Erskine (d 1788, dau of John Erskine of Carnock)
  (i) daughter
  m. Charles Murray of Abercairny (b 1746, d 1810, Colonel)
  (B) Sir Thomas Stirling of Strowan, 5th Bart of Ardoch (b 10.1733, d unm 08.05.1808)
(C) Anne Stirling
  m. (06.02.1760) William Graham, 2nd of Airth
  (D) Isaballa Stirling probably of this generation
  m. (15.06.1762) John Hamilton (b 05.11.1737)
  (E) Christian Stirling possibly of this generation
  m. (24.12.1784) George Dundas, 25th of Dundas (b 1752, d 22.08.1792)
  m2. (mcrt 24.05.1699) Janet Murray (dau of John Murray of Touchadam)
  Probably of this generation but, if so, unsure of which marriage was ...
  (2) Catherine Stirling
  m. David Graham of Braco
  B. William Stirling probably of this generation
  i. Helen Stirling
  m. Sir James Chisholm of Cromlix
  C. Grisel Stirling dau of Henry possibly of this generation
  m. George Graham (d 04.1617)
2. Elizabeth Stirling possibly of this generation
  m. Robert Buchanan, 8th of Leny (d 01.1615)

Main source(s):
(1) For top section : BLG1952 (Stirling of Muiravonside), BP1934 (Stirling of Faskine)
(2) For Stirling of Ballagan : 'The Parish of Strathblane' by John Guthrie Smith, printed by James MacLehose & Sons, Glasgow, in 1886
(3) For Stirling of Ardoch : TCB (volume IV)
Back to top of page