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, Esq. of
Binny, co. Linlithgow, J.P., General Superin-
tendent under the Board of Supervision for the
relief of the poor in Scotland, b. 10 June, 1844;
m. 8 Sept. 1881, Louise, youngest dau. of Vincenzo
Bartoleuai, of Rome, and has issue,

I. KoNALD DtrvDAS, &. 4 July, 1882.

u. Cyril, b. 14 May, 1884.

HI. Percy George, b, 24 Nov. 1886.

IV. Ian Stewart, 6. 18 May, 1892.

Xiineagre. — This family of Falconab is a cadet branch of
the FAtcoNEES, Lords Falconers of Halkerton, now Earls of
Kintore {see Bckke's Peerage). The common ancestor was.

Sib David Falcokeb, of Newton, Lord President of the
Court of Session, who in. 1st. Elizabeth, sister of the 1st Lord
Maim, and 2ndly, Mary, dau. of George Norvell, of Boghall,
CO. Linlithgow, and d. 15 Dec. 1685, having had with other
issue, who d. unm., or «. p.,

David, 4th Lord Falconer from whom descends the Earl of


Geokge, ancestor of the Falconers, now of Binny.
The younger son,

Geokge Falconer, b. 20 Nov. 1685 ; m. Janet, dau. of John
Marjoribanks, .and sister of General Marjoribanks, of Carlowrie,
CO. Linlithgow, and had issue,

I. George, of Carlowrie, a merchant at Cadiz, s. his
maternal uncle at Carlowrie 1773, and d. s. p. 19 Dec. 1789.

II. Alexander, d. s. p. 8 June, 1767.
in. David, of whom presently.

The youngest son,

David Falconer, m. Margaret Honey, and d. 8 July, 1777,
leaving by her (who d. 1780), with two daus., Anna and Mary,
who both d. wim., a son,

David Falconeb, of Carlowrie, 6. 1770 ; m. Jane, dau. of
Robert Stewart, of Binny, by Magdalen, his wife, dau. of Sir
James Dalziel, Bart, of Binns, and d. 14 June, 1842, having
fcy her (who d. 1837) had issue,

/. Geokge, his heir.

II. David, 6. 1801, d. s.p. 1826.

III. Robert, b. Jan. 1810, d. young.

I. Magdalen, b. 11 April, 1797, d. unm.

II. Jane, 6. 12 Aug. 1798, m. William Currie of Linthill, co.
Roxburgh, and d. 9 Dec. 1844, leaving issue.

III. Helen Robina, 6. 12 Oct. 1802, ra. John Tulloh, Esq.
R.N., and d. 1882, leaving issue.

IV. Mary Stewart, b. II April, 1805, d. unm. July, 1843.

V. Joanna, b. 9 April, 1807, d. unm. April, 1857.

The eldest son,

George Falconak, of Carlowrie, 6. 27 Jan. 1800, served in
Rifle Brigade and 80th Begt., m. 1st, 1827, Isabella Christian,
dau. of Gen. GolUie-Taubman, of the Nunnery, Isle of Man,
which lady d. s. p. 1831 : he m. 2ndly, 14 March, 1842, Frances
Georgina, dau. of George Mercer, Esq., D.L., of Gorthy, and
d. 20 Aug. 1870, having by her had issue,

I. John Stewart (Rev.), Incumbent of St. John's, Aberdeen,
b. 12 April, 1843, d. 27 May, 1874, and was buried at Perth.

II. George Mercer, of Binny.

III. William David, b. 15 July, 1845, d. s.p. in Ceylon, 1S7G.

IV. Charles Louis Currie, 6. 10 Oct. 1866, d. s.p. 1881.

I. Frances Henrietta, b. 30 Sept. 1846.

II. Helen Jane, 6. 8 July, 1848, m. John Mounsey Collyer,
Esq. of Hackford, Norfolk, and has issue.

J^amilg of Stcbjart of ^iung.

The Stewarts of Binny claim descent from Walter, 3rd of
Dundonald, Lord High Steward of Scotland, temp. Alexander

John Stewart, of Shawood, n. 1st, Mary Cathcart, and by
her had issue, with three daus.,

I. William, of Shawood, m. Julian, dau. of MacGilvan and
had issue who (/, s.p.

II. Robert, d. s. p.

He m. 2ndly, Lilian Borthwick, and had further issue,

III. John, of whom presently.

I. Anne, m. Rev. A. Campbell, who d. 14 July, 1740.
The only son by the 2nd marriage,

John Stewart, of Binny, m. Jean Muirhead, of Dunlop,
and had issue, with several daus.,

I. Robert, of wlio]n presently.

u. John, m. Janet Macory.

III. James, m. — Dunbar.
The eldest son,

Robert Stewart, of Binny, m. Magdalen, dau. of Sir James
Dalziel, Bart, of Binns, and had issue,

I. Robert, d. s.p. 1802.

II. John, m. Janet Johnstone Dundas, and d. s. p. 1850.
She d. 22 Dec. 1879.

I. Jane, m. as above, David Falconer, of Carlowrie.
Seal — Binny, Uphall, Linlithgowshire.


Stewart, Rev. Heney William, of Bally-
menagh, co. Tyrone, and Corcam, co, Donegal
M. A., Rector of Knockbreda, co. Down, b. 1S34;
m. 1860, Fanny, dau. of Ven. Arthur Palmer,
Archdeacon of Toronto, and by her has issue,

I. Edward Michael, b. 1804.

II. Arthur Henry, b. 1809; m. 1891, Alice Mosse.

III. Pakenham Thomas, b. 1871.

IV. William, b. 1875. v. James Robert, b. 1877..
VI. John Alexander, b. 1881.

I. Frances Mary. ii. Jane Charlotte.

III. Hester Madeline.

IV. Katharine Elizabeth Martha, d. 1892.

V. Elizabeth Margaret Anne Palmer.

Lineage.— Early in the reign of James VI. of Scotland
and I. of England, James Stewart migrated from Scotland,
and purchasing Cookstown, co. Tyrone, and the adjacent,
lands from one Cook, settled himself at Ballymenagh, while liis
brother Andrew Stewart, ancestor of Sir John Stewart, of
Athenry, created a baronet, 1803, settled at Gortigal, in same
CO. James had two sisters, Barbara, hi. Rev. Richard Danoch,
Rector of Derrytown, and Grissel, m. Richardsan, of Cloughcr,
in same co. This James had five daus. (Jane, m. Thomas
Goodlott, of Derrygallie ; one in. Rev. John Chee vers, of Manor
Roe ; one m. her cousin, James Richardson, of Clogher;
Sarah, ?«. Barkley, of Magherafelt, co. Derry ; and Mary, U.
unm. 1701) and one son,

William Stewart, Esq., who moved to Killymoon, which
his father, who d. in 1769, purchased in 1634. He vi. 1G04,
Margaret, eldest dau. of John Shaw, of Ballygellie, co. Antrim,
and had issue, James ; Alexander, d. unm. ; Henry, Iligtj
Sheriff of Tyrone 1771, d. unm.; John, drowned in the river
Killymoon whilst yet a boy; Margaret, m. Dec. 1706, Clot-
worthy Upton, M.P. CO. Antrim, and d. s. 2>. 1797; Mary,
d. unm. 1701. The eldest son,

James Stewart, Esq. of Killymoon, m. 1709, Helen, dau. o£
Patrick Agnew, of co. Antrim, and had issue, William, liis
heir; Patrick, ?«. Mary Hey wood, of Dublin; and Margaret,
';/i. her cousin, William Agnew. The eldest son,

William Stewart, Esq. of Killymoon and Ballymenagh,
M.P. CO. Tyrone, b. 1710 ; m. 1740, Eleanor, eldest dau. of
Sir Henry King, Bart, of Rockingham, and by her (who d.
18U) he left at his decease, 1797,

I. James, of Killymoon, M.P. co. Tyrone, 6. 1741; to. 1771,
Hon. Elizabeth Molesworth, dau. and eventually co-huir
(with Lady Ponsonby, wife of 1st Lord Ponsonby, and Mrs.
Staples, wife of the Right Hon. John Staples, of Lissain,
CO. Derry) of Richard, 3rd Viscount Molesworth, and by
her (who d. 30 April, 1835) had, with other issue, all .
deceased, a son and a dau., viz.,

William, of Killymoon, M.P. co. Tyrone, 6. 1780; U.

1860. At his death, Killymoon was sold.
Louisa, TO. Henry John Clements, Esq., M.P. of Ashfield .

Lodge, CO. Cavan, and d. 1850.

II. Henbt, of whom presently.

III. Edward, of London, b. 1750 : m. Amelia Anne Marlcr,
dau. of John Marler, of Hadlcy, Middlesex, and d. 1834, .
having had sixteen children.

I. Isabella, m. John Hamilton, Esq. of Brown Hall, co. .
Donegal, who d. 1834.

The 2nd son,

Henry Stewart, Esq. of Trycallen, co. Donegal, 6. 10 May,.
1749; m. Jan. 1793, Hon. Elizabeth Pakenham, eldest dau. of
Edward Michael, 2iid Lord Longford, and by her (who d.
10 Aug. 1861) had issue,

I. William (Rev.), b. 1794; m. 1815, Anne Eliza Williams,
and d. s. p. 1858.

II. Edward Michael (Rev.), M.A., of Corcam and Bally-
menagh, b. 1797; m. 1833, Jane Renwick, dau. of John
Jeffrey, Esq., and by her (who d. 1878) had issue,

1 Henrt William (Rev.), now of Corcam.

2 John Alexander, 6. 1838; m. 1879, Klisa Charlotte, dau.
of Rev. B. B. Gough, c(. 1882.

1 Charlotte Jane.

2 Elisabeth, m. ISGl, F. Chadwick, Esq.
Mr. Stewart d. 1883.





III. Henry, b. 1799; j)!. 1st, 1S39, Lucy Elizabeth, dau. of
John Xoiiis, Esq., and '2ndly, ISi>6, Frances Isabella Anne,
dan. of Capt. Style, 11. X. By the former, he had a son,
William, deceased.

IV. Thomas, late of Ballymenagh, Mount Blikeney, and
Whitegate House, co. Cork, J. P., b. 7 July, ISU'i; m. 2'J
March, IS55, Anne, Sth dan. of James Penrose, Esq. of
Woodhill, CO. Cork, by Louisa Tettitot his wife, dau. of
Robert Kitxgeialii, Esq. of Corkbcg. He assumed the sur-
names of liLAKEMii" and Lyon before Stewakt, and d. I Jan.

V. James Robert, of Gortleitragh, Wliitegate, and Mount
iJlakeney, M.A.. J. P. and D.L. for l^ublin, b. Ib05; m.
1S35, Blartha Eleanor, dau. of liiehard Benson Warren,
Esq., Q.C., and by her (who d. ISlio; had issue,

J Henry (Eev.). D.D., 6. 1836; m. 1861, Martha Angelina,
only dau. of Kev. Edward M. Hamilton, and niece of the
late Lord Clermont, and d. 1SS9, Icavin:; issue, Edward
Hamilton (.Kev.), B.A., Vicar of St. Albans, Galeshead-on-

■2 Kichard Warren, Col. K.E.

3 James RobiMt, d. IS9L

4 Edward Pakenham, late Capt. 78th Regt.

6 Augustus Philip, d. 1865. 6 William Thomas.

7 Robert Warren (Rev.), m. Louisa, dau. of Dr. Smyly, of

8 George Francis. 9 Arthur Blakeney Fitzgerald.

1 Elisabeth Martha, deceased.

2 Emily Luey. 3 Mary Florence.
i. Catherine, d. 1808.

Mr. Stewart d. 1S40.

/!«ic/«iee— Knockbreda Rectory, co. Down.


Stewart, James, Esq. of Alltyrodyn, co. Cardi-
gan, late Capt. Madras Horse Artillerj, J. P. for
Carmarthen, J. P. and D.L. and High Sheriff co.
Cardigan 18SS-9, b. 9 Aug. 1S30 ; m. 25 May,
1857, Louisa Charlotte, dau. of William Butler,
Esq., Madras Army, by Louisa his wife, dau. of
Capt. James Matthews, 37tli Madras Grenadiers,
and by her (who d. 21 Jan. 1877) had issue,

I. James Logan, 7th Hussars, 6. 16 Jan. 1866, m. 18 May,
1892, Eveline Mary, second dau. of Lieut.-Gon. the Hon.
Sir J. C. Dormer, K.C.B. {see Bubke's Peerar/e) and has

James Alexander Losan, b. 7 March, 1893.

II. William Edmond Logan, Lieut. 3rd West Yorks. Regt.,
b. 8 Oct. 1873.

I. Louisa Evelyn, b. 1 Dec. 1867, m. 18 Aug. 1891, Harold
P. Warden, Esq. of Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells,
and has issue, Evelyn Margaret Louisa, b. 23 June,

II. Margaret Ker, b. 17 July 1869, m. 27 Sept. 1887, J. C.
Vaughan-Pryse-Rice, Esq. of Llwyn-y-Brain, Llan-
dovery, and has issue, a dau. b. 20 Jan. 1894.

Iiineagre. — Alexander Stewart, Esq. of Grove House,
Woodford, b. 15 Sept. 1778, son of Peter Stewart and Joan
Diek, his nifo, m. 16 Jan. J818, Agnes Marsliall, eldest dau.
of William Logan, of Clarkstone, co. Stirling, and by her (who
d. 1 Oct. 1883) he had issue,

I. Alexander, b. 17 Dec. 1818; d. 18 June, 1820.
.II. Alexander, 6. 19 May, 1822.

III. James, now of Alltyrodyn.

IV. V\il,iam, Ij. 23 July, 1827; d. 15 Aug. 1831.

-▼. Lewes Gowcr, 6.25July, 1838; »/t.20June, 1863, Marianne
Victorine, dau. of William Butler, Esq., Madras army, and
has issue,
I Lewes Hart, Lieut. York and Lancaster Regt., b. 18 Jan.

1 Marian Agnes, b. 5 July, 1864.

2 Helen, b. 7 Jan. 1868.

3 Louisa Butler, b. 15 Nov. 1869.

4 Evelyn Winifred, b. 20 July, 1872.

I. Agnes Logan, b. 25 June, 1820; d. 30 April, 1886.

II. Helen, ''. 2.') Feb. 1824 : m. 29 May, IS.') J, Morgan Jones,
Esq. of Penylan, co. Cardigan, and Llanmiloe, co. Car-
marthen, and d. 23 March, 1355, leaving issue,

1 Morgan, b. 24 Nov. 1854; m. 29 Jan. 1879, Sophie
Grainger, dau. of — Sharpe, Esq., and has issue, Morgan
Grainger, b. 25 June, 1881.

1 Helen, b. 8 March, 1853; m. 24 Jan. 1877, David Francis
William Saunders, Esq. of Glanrhydw, co. Carmarthen.

III. Mary, h. 10 Feb. 1826; m. 10 Sept. 1867, Edward Temple,
Esq. ot .SaUer^rill, co. York.

IV. Margaret, </. 12 Feb. 1829; to. 21 June, 1802, Henry
Brenchlcy, I'jsq.

V. Elizabeth Gower, b. 27 April, 1832.

VI. Louisa, 6. 21 March, 1834.
Mr. Stewart d. 25 March 1867.

&a(— Alltyrodyn, Llandyssil, co. Cardigan.


Stewart, Robert, Esq. of Kinlochmoidart, co.
Inverness, J. P. cos. Renfrew and Midlothian, and
J. P. and D.L. for co. Inverness, b. 26 April, 1825;
m.. 13 Feb. 185(3, Margaret, dau. of the late
William Stevenson, Esq., and has issue,

I. John Charles, b. July 1858, m. 23 Oct. 1890, Anna Mary,
dau. of Lieut. -Col. Babington, late 7th Hussars, of
Brooklands, Hants, and has issue,

Robert Niel, b. 8 Aug. 1891.

II. Frederick Campbell, b. 13 Feb. 1872.

I. Louisa Gertrude, m. 9 March, 1886, Major Thomas Robert

Swinburne, R.JI.A.
ir. Frances Elizabeth, m. 13 Jan. 1892, George Prangley

Wilson, Esq.

Mr. Stewart is the son of the late Robert Stewart,
Esq. of Glasgow, who d. 1 Jan. 1837, by Jane his
wile {d. 22 Sept. 1818), dau. of Thomas Pott, Esq.

&ai— Kinlochmoidart, co. Inverness.

Residence— i, Moray Place, Edinburgh.

Clubs— Jaaior Carlton, S. W., and New Club, Edinburgh.


of Sharnbrook, Beds, M.A., J.P., b. 22 June, 1856;
*. his uncle 1871, assumed tlie additional surname
of GiBBARD on attaining his majority in 1877 ;
m. 3 Jan. 1884, Edith Geraldine, eldest dau. of
Sir Frederick Arrow, Deputy Master of the Trinity
House, of Pilgrims Hall, Essex, and has issue,

Dorothy Amy, b. 1884.

liineage — John Gibbard, Esq. of Sharnbrook, J.P. and
D.L., Receiver-General for the county, Major of the Bedford,
Militia, and Colonel-Commandant of the local Militia, son and
heir of William Gibbard, Esq. of the same place, J.P. and
High Sheriff of the county 1785; m. Dec. 1811, Mary, dau. of
Leonard Hampson, Esq., by his wife, a dau. of the Rev.
William Smith, Vicar of St. Paul's, Bedford, Rector of Barton
Bedford, and Prebendary of Lincoln, by Mary Hawes his wife,
a granddau. of the founder of charities in Bedford, descended
from Sir Samuel Luke, of Cople, and by this lady had issue,
John, bis heir.

William, m. Louisa Hall ; murdered on Lake Huron 1863.
Henry Lee, Lieut.-Col. Bombay Horse Artillery ; d. in Paris

May, 1803.
Thomas Bayly, Lieut.-Col. Bombay Horse Artillery, d. May,

Maiy, d. Feb. 1890.
Sarah, drowned at Toronto 1862.

Susanna, m. Albemarle Bettington, Esq. of Riverside House,
Sharnbrook, d. April, 1892.

Frances, m. Dec. 1852, Major-Gen. William Croughfon Stile-
man, 16th Regt. Bombay N.I. She d. at Aden Dac. 1863,
leaving issue,

Arthur William Stileman, b. 1855; vi. Aug. 1833, Edith,

3rd dau. of liev. Frederic Cheere, of Papworth Hall, St.

Ives, Hunts, and has, with other issue, Frederick; Cecil;

Amy ; and Madrdl.

Leo.vard Gibbard, now of Sharnbrook, who s. under the

will of his uncle.
Harry Hampson Stileman, Lieut. R.N., m. 31 Mar«h, 1892,
Emma, 2nd dau. of Gen. R. Oldrield, K. A., of We-tbourne.
Charles Harvey Stileman, m. Frances Dale Feuwick.
Amy Mary Stileman, d. uniii. March, 1384.
Mr. Gibbard d. Jan. 1849, and was s. by his eldest son,

John Gibbard, Esq. of Sharnbruol;, J.P. and D.L., d. 1871,
bequeathing the estates to his nephew, the 2nd son of his
youngest sister, Frances.
Stat — Sharnbrook House, Bedford.


Stielino-Stuakt, William James Ceawfurd,
Esq. of Castk'iniik and Milton, co. Lanark. D.L.,
b. 18.J4 ; s. his lather 1887, and assumed the addi-
tional surname of CuAWFUED, m. 1890, Constance





Marie de Lormet, dau. of Alexander Deunistoun,
Esq. of Golfliill, co. Lanark, and has issue,

I. James, b. 1S91. u. Douglas Eae, b. 1S92.

liiueag'e. — The descent of this family embraces a period
of seven centuries, and includes twenty generations. ]n early
times, several distinguished families and individuals existed of
the name of Stirling, who cannot be distinctly traced to a
common ancestor with the ancient Houses of Cawder and Keir,
but who are presumed to have been of the same race. Stirling
of Glenesk had great possessions in the shire of Forfar, and
«ndert in an heiress, Catherine, who, in 13G5, m. Sir Alexander
Lindsay, and whose son. Sir David Lindsay, of Glenesk, was
created Earl of Crawford in 13D8. SirJohnde Stirling adhered
to the Enslish interest in the reign of King David II. He
was high in the favour of King Edward III., and was, by that
monarch, summoned as a peer to Parliament among the
barons of England from the year 1343 to 1370. The families
of Stirling of Cawder and Stirling of Keir can be traced to
Walter deStriveling, who is mentioned in a charter granted
by David L, King of Scotland, about the year 1150.

Lucas de Striveling, of Kathoran, who d. between 1449
and 1462, had a dau. Margaret, wife of Sir Colin Campbell,
Lord of Glenorchy, and a son and successor.

Sir William de Strivelino (or Stirling), of Keir. He was
knighted in 1460, and rf. between 1468 and 1471. Hy his 1st
wife, Margaret Cunninghame,he had issue, William, his heir.
By his 3rd wife, Agnes Bruce, he had issue, John, William,
and Lewis. He had also a dau. Catherine, wife of JohnBeton,
of Balfour. He was s. by his son.

Sir William Stirling, of Keir. He espoused the cause of
the nobles, licaded by Prince James, against King James III.
He was knighted by King James IV. He vi. 1st, in 1472,
Maiiotta, dau. of Eobert, Lord Fleming, by whom he had no
issue, and 2ndly, before 1495, Margaret, dau. of Sir James
Crichton, of Kutlivcndenny, by whom (who m. 2ndly, John,
ist Lord Sempill) he had issue,

John, his heir. William.

Catherine, wife of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus
(Bell the Cat).

Elizabeth, wife of Sir Adam Crichton, of Ruthven.

Janet, wife of Sir David Bruce, of Clackmannan.
Sir William d. 1503, and was s. by his son.

Sir John Stirling, of Keir. He was Sheriff of Perth in
1515. On the death of King James IV., he was appointed,
along with Lords Erskine and Fleming, guardian of the person
of the young king James V. He to. in 1513, Margaret dau. of
Walter Forrester, of Torwood, by whom he had issue,

James, his heir.

William, ancestor of the Stirlings, Barts. of Ardoch.


Catherine, wife of George Mushet, of Tolgart.

Margaret, w ife of Walter Graham.
Sir John d. 1539, and was s. by his son.

Sir James Stirling, of Keir. In 1534, he m. 1st, Janet
Stirling, only dau. of Andrew Stirling, of Cawder, by whom
he acquiied that ancient family estate. By her he had issue,
a son, John, of Bankeir, who d. s. p. Sir James, to. 2ndly, in
1542, Jean Chisholm, cousin to William Chisholm, Bishop of
Dunblane, by whom he had issue,

Archibald, his heir. James.

Margaret, wife of Sir John Houston, of Houston.

Elizaboih, wife of John Napier, of Merchiston, the illus-
trious inventor of logarithms.
Sir James Stirling d. at Cawder in 1588. He was s. by his

Sir Archibald Stirling, of Keir and Cawder. He was
knighted by James VI. before 1592. He m. 1st, Mary,
youngest dau. of David, 2nd Lord Drummond, by whom he
faad issue,

James (Sir), his heir.

Jean, wife of Sir William Drummond, of Riccarton.
He m. 2ndly, in 1589, Grizel, dau. of James, Lord Ross, by
his wife, Jane, eldest dau. of Robert, Lord Sempill, by whom
he had issue,

John, of Garden, who carried on the line of the Keir family.

William, of Bankel, whose son d. s. p.

Archibald, ancestor of Stirling o/Kippendavie.

Henry, whose line is extinct.


Sir Archibald d. in 1630, and was s. by his grandson, George,
only son of his eldest son, James, who d. before him.

Sir James Stirling, eldest son of Sir Archibald, of Keir,
was knighted in 1607. He m. 16C6, Anna, eldest dau. of Sir
<Jcorge Home, of Wedderburu, by whom he had issue.

James, d. young. Archibald, d. young.

George, heir to his grandfather.

Mary, wife (in 1633) of John Stewart the younger, of Black-
hall and Ardgowan.

Sir James Stirling d. before his father in 1614. His son.

Sir George Stirling, of Keir and Cawder, ?. his grandfather
in 1630. He was knighted in 1662. He m. 1st, 1630, h"T3
cousin, Margaret, dau. of James, Lord Ross, by whom he had
no surviving issue ; 2ndly (1637), Margaret, dau. of Archibald,
1st Lord Napier, by Margaret, sister of the great Marquess of
Montrose, by whom he had no issue ; 3rdly, in 1554, Anna,
dau. of Sir Thomas Nicholson, Bart., of Camock, by whom he
liad no issue ; and 4thly, in 1666, Margaret, eldest dau. of
Alexander Livingstone, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow, and widow of
Sir Thomas Nicolson, of Carnock, by whom he had no issue.
Sir George Stirling took an active part in public and political
life. He was a zealous supporter of the monarcliical interest,
and was strictly allied with the Marquess of Montrose and the
royalist leaders. Sir George d. 1667, and leaving no issue, he
was s. by his cousin and next heir. Sir Arctiibald Stirling, of
Garden, son of John Stirling, of Garden, younger son of

Sir Archibald, of Keir and Cawder, to whom we now

Sir John Stirling, of Garden, b. 1595. He to. 1st, 1613,
Margaret, dau. of Sir William Menteith, of Kerse, by whom he
had issue,

John, d. young.

Archibald, who carried on the line of the Keir family.

William, d. young.

James, to. and had issue. His male line is extinct.

William. George. Alexander.


Anna, wife of Alexander Cowan, of Western Polmaise.


Sir John m. 2ndly, dau. of Sir John Bruce, of Kincavil, by
whom he had no issue. He d. 1643, and was s. by his son.

Sib Archibald Stirling, of Garden. He was a member of
the Scottish Bar, and took an active share in public affairs on
the royalist side. In 1601, he was appointed a lord of session,
when he took the title of Lord Garden. On the death of his
cousin. Sir George Stirling, he s. to Keir in 1667. He m. 1st,
Elizabeth, dau. of Patrick Murray, 1st Lord Elibank, by whom
he had issue, John, his lieir, 6. 1G38; two sons, named
George, who ci. young; Anna Margaret. He to. 2ndly, Mause,
dau. of Sir James Murray, of Kilbaberton, by whom ke had

Archibald, heir to his father in the estate of Garden and
ancestor of the family of Stirling of Garden.

James, whose male line is extinct.

George. William. Alexander.

Ttiomas, d. young.

Henry, whose male line is extinct.


Elizabeth, wife of James Seton, of Touch.

Lord Garden d. 1668, and was s. by his son.

Sir John Stirling, of Keir and Cawder. He m. Ist, 1668,
Lady Margaret Livingstone, dau. of Alexander, 2nd Earl of
Linlithgow, and widow of his cousin. Sir George Stirling of Keir,
but by her (who d. in 1674) he had no issue. lie to. 2ndly,
1675, Lilias, dau. of Sir John Colquhoun, Bart., of Luss, by
Margaret his wife, dau. and heir of Sir Gideon Baillie, of
Lochend, by whom he had issue,

Archibald, d. young.

John, heir to his father.

George, d. s. p.

JAM'S, b. 1679, who carried on the line of the family

William, whose issue is extinct.

Lilias, wife of James Murray, of Touchadam.

Sir John d. in 1684, and his widow to. the Hon. Charles Mait-
land, son of Charles, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale. Sir John was
s. by his son,

John Stirling, of Keir and Cawder, who, dying unm. in
1693, was s. by his brother,

James Stirling, of Keir and Cawder. He took part in the
rising in favour of the Stuarts in 1715, when he was attainted
and his estates were forfeited. They were, however, purchased
by his friends in behoof of his son. During the rising in 1745,
he was imprisoned. He m. in 1704, Hon. Marion Stewart,
eldest dau. of Alexander, 5th Lord Blantyre, by Anne, dau.
of Sir Robert Hamilton, Lord Presmanan, brother of the 2nd
Lord Belhaven, by whom he had, with other issue who d.

John, his heir.

Archibald, heir to his brother.

William, who carried on the liae of the family.





Lewis, d. .«. p. Aloxanilcr, d. s. p.

Anne, wife of John Erskino, of Carnock.


Frances, wife of Sir Arcliibald Stuart, of Castlemilk, Bart.

Elizabeth. Helen.

Maruaret, wife of Sir Hush Hamilton, Bart, of Roseliall.

Magdalen. Henvictte.

James Stirling and the Hon. Marion Stewart had twont} - one
children, and the line of their f;uiiily was carried on by their
12th son. He d. 1749, and was s. by his eldest son,

John Stirung, of Keir and Cawder. He d. unni. 1757,
and was .<:. by his brother,

Akcuieald StuvLing, of Keir and Cawder. lie spent the
early part of his life in Jamaica, where extensive estates
belonged to the Keir family for several Rcncrations. Mem.
1st, 17o5, Margaret, dau. of Col. William Erskinc, of Torrie,
by whom he had no issue. He m. 2ndly, 17(52, Dame Anne
Hay, dau. of William Hay, of Drumekiar, and widow of Sir
Patrick-Hepburn IJurray, Bart., of Balmanno, by whom he
had no issue. Archibald Stirling d. 1783, and was «. by his

William Stirling, of Keir and Cawder, 6. 1725. He in. 1st,
1765, his cousin, Helen Gray, 2nd dau. of John, 11th Lord
Gray, by Helen Stewart, dau. of Alexander, 6th Lord Blantyre,
by whom he had issue,

James, of Keir, d. uiun. 1831.
John. d. -an in. liS.S.

Archibald, of Keir, m. 1815,

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