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Elizabeth, 2nd dau. of Sir
John Maxwell, Bart, of PoUok, and was grandfather of Sir
John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell, Bart, of Pollok and
Keir.
Charles, 6. 1771, of Kenmure. He m. Christian, dau. of
David F.rskine, of Linlathan, by whom lie had no issue,
and d. 1S30.

Robert, m. Sarah Steel, by whom he had a dau., who d.
young. He d. 1808.

Margaret. Marion. Jean.

AVilliam Stirling m. 2ndly, 1781, Jean, dau. of Sir John Stuart,
l>art. of Castlemilk, by whom he had issue, two daus. (Helen,
wife of Rev. A. Makell.ir, and Anne) and a son

Capt. William Stirling, 1st Dragoon Guards, b. 1789; m.
1st, 13 March, 1818, .Mary, dau. of John Anderson, Esq. of
Loudon, and by her (who d. 17 Dec. 1819) had an only child,

William Stuart, his heir,
lie m. 2ndly, Anne Charlotte, dau. of Sir Alexander Gibson-
Jlaitland, Bart., and by her had a son, James, and a dau.
Helen, m. 184G, Henry Everard, Esq. of Gosberton. The
elder .son,

William Stdabt Stirling Crawfcrd, of Milton, 6. 29 Nov.
1819; m.22Jan. 1876, Caroline Agnes, dau. of John, 2nd Lord
Decies, and widow of James, 4th Duke of Montrose (she m.
3rdly, 26 July, 1888, Marcus Henry Milner, Esq.), but cZ. s. ^. 23
Feb. 1833. In descent from Jean Stuart, his grandmother, Mr.
Stirling-Crawfurd had succeeded to those estates, and took
the name of Crawfurd, in terms of the entail executed by
John Crawfurd, Esq., 1706; while his brother, Capt. Stirling-
Stuart, s. as 2nd son to the estate of Castlemilk, and took the
name of Stuart, in terms of the entail of that estate executed
by Sir John Stuart. By his will, he directed the Milton estates
to be entailed on his half-brother,

James Stirling Crawfcbd Stirlino-Stdart, Esq. of Castle-
milk and Milton, J. P., formerly Capt. King's Dragoon Guards ,
6. 1825; assumed the additional surname of Stuart, on
succeeding to Castlemilk, and in 1S37, the surname of
Crawfued, on succeeding to Milton; m. 1 June, 1852,
Harriet Boswell Erskine, dau. of Matthew Fortescue, Esq. of
Belvidere, Dublin (.?ee Burke's Peerage, Fobtescce, E.), and
had issue,
I. William James, now of Castlemilk and Milton.

I. Erskine Mary Katharine, )«. 1875, Charles Shipley Gordon,
Esq. isee Burke's Petra^e, Buchan, E.), of 8, Lansdowne

^ Road, S. W., and has i.ssue.

II. Anne Helen Margaret, rn. 1876, Gen. William Gordon,
C.B., who d. 1883. liesidiiHce — Malvern House, Southsea.

III. Hannah Gerakline, m. 1884, Capt. Edgar Alan Lambart,
R.A. (see Cavan, E.), and d. 1887, leaving issue.

IV. Harriet Christian. v. Marion Jane.
.-IrnLS— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, arg., on a bend sa. three

buckles of the first; 2nd and 3rd, gu., a fesse erm., between
three mullets arg. within a bordure of the last. Crest — A
crescent arg.
Seat— Castlemilk, Rutherglen, Glasgow.



24 Jan. 1844; m. 30 Sept. 1875, Anna Selina, dau.
of G. Gartsido Tipping, Esq. of Eossferry, co.
Fcrmanagli, and Little Bolton, co. Lancaster, and
has issue,

Archibald, 6.29 Nov. 1885.

Jean Isabel. Christian.

Mildred Eleanor. Helen Anna.

Katherine Lilias. Marion Grizel.

Lineagre. — This family of Stirling of Garden is a branch
of the ancient family of Stirling of Keir (sea Stirling of
CasiUmilk and Burke's Peerage, Maxwell, Bart.). The estate
was purchased from Sir James Forrester of Garden, early in
the 17th century. The first STiRLrNG who possessed Garden
as a separate estate was Sir John Stirling, Knt. 2nd son
of Sir Archibald Stirling, of Keir, who received it from his
father in 1613, on the occasion of his marriage.
The immediate ancestor.

Archibald Stirling, of Garden, m. his cousin, Christian
Stirling in 1772, and d. 1824, having by her who d. 1773, had
an only son,

James Stirling, of Garden, m. 1843, Isabella, dau. of
William Monterth, Esq. and d. 1856, having by her who d.
188C, had issue, an only son,

James Stirling, Esq., D.L., now of Garden.

Arms — Arg. on a bend az. three buckles or, in chief a crescent
gu. for dilTerence. Crest — A moor's head couped ppr. Motto
— Gang forward.

Stat — Garden, Kippen, co. Stirling.



STIRLING- OF GARDEN.

Stielino, .Jame.s, Esq. of Garden, co. Stirling,
J.P. CO. Perth, and J.P. and D.L. co. Stirling, b.



STIRLING OF KIPPENDAVIE.

Stirling, Patrick, Esq. of Kippendavie, and
Ivippenross, co. Perth, b. 13 Nov. 1846 ; m. Sept.
1876, Margaret Mary, eldest dau. of Rear-Admiral
John Leith, by his ■wife, Margaret Forbes, of
Blackford, co. Aberdeen, and has issue,

I. John Alexander, b. 20 Sept. 1881.

II. Patrick Douglas, b. 10 Oct. 1886.

Mr. Stirling s. his father, John Stirling, in 1882,
He served formerly in the 92nd (Gordon) High-
landers, is Lieut.-Col. of tlie 4th Vol. Batt. Royal
Highlanders, and J.P. for cos. Perth and Stirling.

Lineage. — This is a branch of the family of Stirling of
Keir.

Archibald Stirling (3rd son of Sir Archibald Stilling, of
Keir, co. Perth, by his 2nd wife, Grizell, dau. of James, Lord
Ross, and Jane his wife, eldest dau. of Robert, Lord Sempill)
received from his father, by a charter, dated 5 Aug. 1594, the
estate of Kippendavie and other lands, and became founder oS
this and other younger branches of the Keir family. In 1622,
Archibald Stirling was received and admitted a Burgess and
Guild Brother of Stirling. He 7n. 1618, Jean, dau. of Sir
George Mushet, Knt. of Burnbank, and d. between 23 April,
1645, and 17 April, 1646, leaving, besides five daus., two sons,
George, who must have d. s. p., as his brother,

John Stirling, s. to the estate and became of Kippendavie.
He hi. 1067, Christian, dau. of David Doig, of Ballingren, and
relict of John Graham, of Micklewood, and had, besides a
dau. Christian, five sons, Archibald and George (twins) and
James, all three d. s. p.; Charles s. to the estates ; and Alex-
ander. Mr. Stirling was^. I June, 1697, by his only surviving
son,

Charles Stirling, of Kippendavie, b. 14 Dee. 1680 ; m. 1st,
1703, Katherine, 2nd dau. of Alexander Arbuthnott, of Knox,
2nd son of the 1st Viscount Arbuthnott, and 2ndly, 1709,
Christian, widow of Douglas, of Garvald. By the former only
he had issue, two sons, Patrick and James. He d. before ft
Nov. 1736, and was s. by the elder son,

Patrick Stirling, of Kippendavie, 6. 8 April, 1704; m.
1727, Margaret, dau. of Sylvester Douglas, of Whitcridge, by
JIargaret Keith his wife, and by her (who d. before 1757) had,
besides three daus., all of whom m., and several sons, who d.
young, two other sons, Patrick, who s., and John, who s. his
brother. Mr. Stirling d. Nov. 1745, and was s. by his eldest
surviving son,

Patrick Stirling, of Kippendavie, 6. 28 Jan. 1734, who d.
12 Dec. 1775, and was s. by his brother,

John Stirling, of Kippendavie, 6. 22 Dec. 1742, who acquired
the estate of Kippcnross, from William Pearson, in 1778, and ,
in 1813 the superiority of Kippendavie, Lanrick, Auehinbie,
Shanraw, and Woodland, from James Stirling, of Keir. Ue m.



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30 April, 1781, Mary, 2nd dau. of WiUiam Graham, of Airth,
by his wife, Ann Stirling, of Ardoch, and by her had

I. Patrick, the younger, of Kippendavie and Kippenross,
Capt. 13th Light Dragoons, 6. 30 April, 1782; served in the
Peninsula. His fattier conveyed Kippenross to him on the
occasion of his marriage, 1810, with Catherine Georgiana,
3rd dau. of John Wedderburn, of Spring Garden Estate,
Westmorland. Jamaica, grandson of Sir Alexander Wed-
derburn, 6th Bart, of Blaelcness. By this lady, Mr. Patriclc
StIrling,who predeceased his father 30 March, ISlC, had issue,

1 John, successor to his grandfather.

2 Patrick, 6. 19 Aug. 1813, who s. to Gogar and Black-
grange, near Alloa, on the death of his uncle, John,
1819. He acquired, by purchase from Mr. Wardlaw
Eamsey, the estate of Tillicoultry, which was subse-
quently sold by Mr. Stirling of Kippendavie. He d. unm.
10 March, 1839,from the result of a fall at Lauriston Castle.

1 Mary Wedderburn, s. her brother in Gogar and Black-
grange ; TO. 2 May, 1840, John Davie Mornes, M.D., who
d. 1858, leaving issue, John Morries, 6. 1851.

II. William, 6. 26 June, 1787; m. 1st, 1811, Elizabeth Bar-
rett, only child of Henry Barrett, Esq., eldest son of Edward
Barrett, Esq. of Cinnamon Hill, Jamaica, and by her (who
d. 19 April, 1830) had three sons and three daus.,

1 John, 6. 24 Jan. 1813, in Australia; m. Eebecca Ann,
dau. of Major Crotty, and has had issue, John Henry, b.
7 Occ. 1841; Francis Gordon, b. 3 Aug. 1843; Charles
William, 6. 18 Jan. 1847 ; and Elizabeth.

2 Henry, 6. 1818; d. 1824.

3 William, Merchant at Glasgow, b. 30 March, 1822; to.
1855, his cousin-german, Mary Katharine, 2nd dau. of
Sylvester Douglas Stirling, of Glenbervie, and has a dau.
Charlotte Douglas.

1 Mary, m. A July, 1844, Thomas James Graham Stirling,
of Strowan, and d. a. p. 1847.

2 Elizabeth.

3 Henrietta Jane, to. her cousin, Graham Eussell, after-
wards Somerville, of Hamilton Farm and Sorn, who d.
leaving issue (see Somerville of Sorn).

Mr. William Stirling m. 2ndly, 1833, Alicia, dau. of Peter
Salmond, Esq., and by her had three sons and four daus.,
all of whom d. young, except Anna Christian, Emma
Caroline, Margaret Douglas, and Williamina Mary.
HI. John, 6. 18 Oct. 1788; s. to Gogar and Blackgrange on
the death of his father, 1816 ; and d. at Brighton 21 May,
1819, when those estates descended to his nephew, Patrick,
as above.

IV. James, Capt. E.N., 6. 31 Oct. 1789; purchased Glentyan,
CO. Renfrew. He m. Ist, 1820, his cousin-german, Mary,
dau. of Day Hort Macdowall, Esq. of Castle Semple, which
lady d. s. p. 17 Feb. 1839, and 2ndly, 1844, his cousin-
german, Elizabeth Clirislian, now of Glentyan, dau. of
James Dundas, Esq. of Ochtertyre, co. Stirling, and widow
of William Macdowall, Esq. of Garthland. Mrs. Stirling d.
1884. Capt. Stirling d. 1872.

V. Charles, Merchant at Glasgow, partner in the firm of
Stirling, Gordon, and Co., 6. 24 Jan. 1796. In 1835, he pur-
chased the estate of Gargunnock, co Stirling. He m. 14
June, 1831, Christian, eldest dau. of John Hamilton, Esq. of
Sundrum, and d. 24 Oct. 1 839, leaving a son, John Stirling,
now of Gargunnock {which see).

VI. Thomas, d. young.

VII. Sylvester Douglas, b. 3 Feb. 1803, purchased the estate
of Woodside, co. Stirling, and changed the name to Glen-
bervie. He m. 1830, Anne Patricia Cragie, dau. of David
Connell, of Glasgow, and d. 2 Sept. 1846 (accidentally
drowned whilst bathing at Ardrossan), having had one son,
Charles, 6. 1840, d. 1856, and four daus., Isabella Georgiana
Hay ; Mary Katharine, m. 1855, her cousin-german, William
Stirling ; Anne Douglas ; Charlotte Jane.

I. Anne, tii. 1809, Ludovick Houston, Esq. of Johnstone
Castle, and had a son, George, M.P. for co. Eenfrew, who
d. unm. 1843.

II. Margaret Douglas, m. 3 Nov. 1806, James, 10th Lord
Torphichen, and d. 1856.

III. Mary. to. 1808, James Eussell, Esq. of Woodside, and d.
Sept. 1820, having had issue. Their 5th son, Graham Rus-
sell, s. to the estate of Hamilton Farm, and assumed the
surname of Somervell (which see).

IV. Katharine, 7«. 1811, her cousin-german, James Erskine,
Esq. of Linlatheri.

V. Elizabeth Christian, m. 11 Nov. 1815, Sir William Milli-
ken Napier, 8th Bart., of Napier.

VI. Jean Wilhelmina.

John Stirling d. at Kippenross, June, 1816, aged 73, less than
three months after his eldest son, and was s. by his grandson,
John Stirling, of Kippendavie and Kippenross, b. 1811 ; la.
1839, Catherine Mary, only child of Rev. John Wellings, by
Mary Wedderburn his wife, and by her (who d. 1879) had
issue,

I. Patrick, now of Kippendavie and Kippenross.

II. John Carolus, 6. 1848 ; m. 1882, Constance, dau. of H.
Clough, Esq. of Llwyn OiTa, Wales and has issue.

III. William Robert, 6. 1851 ; m. 1883, Alice, dau. of J.
Hibbard, Esq. of Chicago, U.S.A., and has issue.

I. Mary Catherine, m. 1866, Capt. G. K. McCallum, 92nd



(Gordon) Highlanders, of Braco Castle, co. Perth, and has
issue.

Arms — Arg., on a bend sa. three buckles of the first, in chief
a crescent of the second. Crest— A. Moor's head sa., banded
about the temples arg. J/oito— Gang forward.

iSeaJ— Kippenross, near Dunblane.



STIRLING OF LARBERT.

Chalmee-Stieling, Gilbert Stirling, Esq.
of Larbert, co. Stirling, Major Eoyal Horse Guards
(retired), formerly Cornet 9th Lancers, b. 18 Jan.
1843 ; m. 3 Dec. 1873, Hon. I^ora Josephine Har-
court Westenra, 4th dau. of Henry Kobert, 3rd
Lord Rossmore, and has issue,

I. Henry Francis, b. 5 Nov. 1874.

II. Reginald Gilbert, b. 30 Dec. 1878.

III. Charles Richard, b. 14 July, 1882.

IV. William George, 6. 25 Aug. 1887.

Lineage.— Gilbert Stirling, Esq., descended, it is
stated from the family of Keir (Betham's Baronetage, vol. iv.
p. 247), TO. Margaret, dau. of Alexander Cuming, Esq. of
Birness, co. Aberdeen, descended of Altyre, by whom he had
a son,

Alexander Stirling, Esq., Merchant in Edinburgh, m.
Jane, 2nd dau. of James Moir, Esq. of Lochfield, co. Perth, a
cadet of the family of Leckie, by whom he had, with other
issue, James, created a baronet 19 July, 1792, and Margaret,
wife of Charles Robertson, Esq., from whom the present repre-
sentative descends, and was s. by his eldest son.

Sir James Stirling, Bart, of Mansfield and Uppell, to.
Alison, youngest dau. of James Mansfield, Esq., Banker
in Edinburgh, by whom he had, i. Gilbert (2nd Bart.) ;
II. James ; iii. William Robert ; i. Janet, to. Admiral Sir
Thomas Livingston, Bart, of Westquarter; ii.Jane. Sir James
d. 17 Feb. 1805, and was «. by his elder son.

Sir Gilbert, 2nd and last Bart, of Mansfield, an Officer of
the Coldstream Guards, and Lieut.-Col. in the army. Sir
Gilbert sold his estate in the co. of Ayr, and purchased that
of Larbert and other lands in co. Stirling, and dying at Larbert
House 13 Feb. 1843, left his landed estates and personal fortune
to be entailed on the heirs of his cousin, Sarah Mary Emily
Robertson (niece of the 1st Bart.), wife of Major Francis Day
Chalmer, and their eldest son, the present

Gilbert Stirling Chalmer-Stibung is the first heir of the
estate of Larbert, and now in possession.

^amilg ai Caabgirt^.

This is one of the oldest families in Scotland, and lineally
descends from Herbertus de Camera, Camerarius Scotiae or
Great Chamberlain of Scotland in the reign of David I., from
1124 to 1153. His son, Eeginaldcs de Camera, was possessed
of the barony of Gadgirth in the reign of William the Lion,
between 1165 and 1214. He was s. by his son, also ReginaUlus.
de Camera, who obtained a charter, terrarum de Gadgirth ■
about 1320. He was s. by his son,

William de Camera, de Gadgirth, appointed 1369 Clerk
Register and Justice Clerk north of the Forth. He was s. by
his son,

Reginald de Camera, to whom s. his son.

Sir John de Camera, Dominus de Gadgirth, one of the
Greater Barons or Magnates Regni. He was «. by his son,

John, Dominus de Gadgirth, who highly distinguished him-
self at the battle of Verneuil, in France, 17 Aug. 1424, and in
consequence had a fleur-de-lis held by a lion in his dexter paw
added to his coat of arms. He fell at the battle of the Herrings,
in France, before 1429. He was s. by his son.

Sir John de Camera, de Gadgirth, who sat as a Baron in
the first Parliament of James IV., taking place "inter domi-
num Ker et dominuni Balcomie," m. Elizabeth Hamilton,
sister of 1st Lord Hamilton, by whom he had a son, who s.
him,

John de Camera, de Gadgirth, ni. 1491, Marion Hay, niece
of John, Lord llay of Yester, and had a son (with three daus., .
all honourably man ied),

James de Camera, de Gadgirth, ni. the dau. of Sir Hugli
Campbell, of London, and was s. by his elder son,

James Cualmer, of Gadgirth, who had several charters under
the Great Seal (1541 and 154S), ra. Annabella, dau. of Cuning-
hame, of Caprington, and was «. by his son,

James Chalmer, of Gadgirth (sasine dated 1580), to. Isa-
bella, dau. of Sir Patrick Houston, of Houston, and was s. by
his son,

James Chalmer, of Gadgirth, Sheriff Principal ofco. Ayr,



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hy Commission nndcr the Great Seal, 8 Sept. 1632. By his
vife, lsal>el, dau. of John Blair, of Blair, he had five sons and
li.Ye daus., and w;is s. in his estates by his grandson,

John Cualmee, of Gadiiirth, a Member of the first Parlia-
ment of William and Mart, lliSl'. He 7)i. Margaret, eldest
dau. of Col. James Montgomery, of Coilsfield, 3rd son ot the
Cth Earl of Eglinton, and was ^«. by his eldest son,

John Chalmer, of Gadcirth, who li. s. p. 1740, when he
was s. (both his brothers, James and Hugh, having d. s. p.)
by his three sisters, Mary, Anna, and Elizabeth, as heirs por-
tjoners. The two eldest sisters d. s. p. Elizabeth, the
youngest, became the wife of John BIcre, Esq., and on her
death, her portion of the estate went to her eldest son,

John Mihe Cualmer, of Gadgirth, W.S., m. Miss E. Far-
quhar, of Eilinbiirgh, and was s. by his only son,

Geokge Chalmer, Esq., an Advocate of the Madra-s Bar,
wliere he realized a considerable fortune, and m. Elizabeth,
dau. of Francis Latour, Esq. of that presidency, by whom he
had a son, Francis Dat Chalmer, and two daus., Anne,
»/i. John Jenkins, Esq. (brother of Dr. Jenkins, of Baliol,
Vjee-Chancellor of the University of 0-\ford), and Eliza,
wife of Kobert Haig, Esq. of Viewpark, 4th son of Jolm
Kaig, Esq. of Blairhill, co. Perth. Mr. Chalmer was s. by his
ojily son,

Francis Day Chalmer, Major 7th Dragoon Guards, vi.
May, 1833, Sarah Mary Emily, dau. of James Robertson.
Esq., Capt. of Engineers, Madras army, the cousin and heir
of Sir Gilbert Stirling, Bart, of Mansfield and Larbert, by whom
he had

Gilbert Stirling Chalmer- Stirling, now of Larbert.

Reginald Chalmer, 6. 12 July, 1844, Lieuf.-Col. King's Eoyal
Kitle Corps.

•George Chalmer, Lieut.-Col. late Gordon Highlanders.

Francis, late K.N.

Anna, m. Col. 14eid.

Emily Eliza, m. Capt. Cox, and has issue.

Catherine Frances.

Charlotte Amy Rachel, m. Percy Lysaght, Esq.

^r»)w of Stirling — Arg., on abend az., between a Moor's
head in profile couped sa., wreathed about the temples or, in
<;hief, and in base a garb of the second, three arming buckles
or. Crest of Stirling — A demi-Moor couped in profile, in
the dexter hand an arrow in fesae and at his back a quiver of
arrows, all ppr. Motto — Forward.

Ai-ms of Chalmer of Gojbjirtk — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, az.,
a mullet arg. ; 2nd, or, a fe^^e chequy az. and arg. ; 3rd, arg.,
on a fesse az. three mullets of the field. Crest of Chalmer —
A demi-lion, holding in the dexter paw a fleur-de-lis gu. Motto
—Quid non Deojuvante.

A«id«nce— Sysonby, Melton Mowbray.

Club — Carlton.



STIRIilNa OF FAIRBURN AND MONAR.

Stirling, John, Esq. of Fairburn and Monar,
•CO. Ross, and of Foulton, co. Ayr, J. P. and D.L.
for the former co., and J. P. ibr Cumberland, b.
26 June, 1820 ; m. 14 Sept. 1852, Marian, dau. of
John Hartley, Esq., and has had issue,

I. William, b. 12 Feb. 1859; m. 7 Aug. 1889, Charlotte Eva,
2nd dau. of the late .ffineas Mackintosh, of Daviot, co.
Inverness, and has issue,

I. John, b. 16 Sept. 1893.

I. Marian Louisa, {>. 26 June, 1890.

II. Charlotte Isabel, b. 16 May, 1892.

II. John Hartley (deceased).
/III. James, b. 7 Jan. 1S62.

IV. Alexander, 6. 24 May, 1865.
-V. Charles b. 10 Nov. 1370.

I. Margaret Violet, 7n. Sir Hector Munro, Bart, of Foulis,
CO. Ross, and has issue.

II. Marian Isabel, m. Wilfrid Emilius Laurie, 2nd son of the
Rer. Sir Emilius Laurie, Bart, of Maxwelton, co. Dum-
fries, and has issue.

III. Mary Laurie.

Mr. Stirling is eldest surviving son of the late Eev.
John Stirling, D.D., of Craigie, co. Ayr (who d.
.1844), by Mary, dau. of tbe Rev. William
McQuhae, D.D., of St. Evos, co. Ayr.

Seat — Fairburn, Muir of Ord, N.I5.

Toun Re-iid'.nce — 17, Enni.iinore Gardens, S.W.



STIRLING OF GARGTJNNOCK.

Stieling, Col. John Stirling, of G-argunnock
fiouse, CO. Stii-ling, J. P. and D.L., late Lieut.-Col.



R.A., h. 21 Dec. 1832 ; s. his father 24 Oct. 1839 ;
m. Marcli, 1871, Henrietta Charlotte, youngest dau.
and co-heir of John Buchanan, Esq. of Carbeth,
aud has issue,

'. Charles, b. 1873.

II. Anselan John Buchanan.

III. James Hay.

w. Henry Francis Dundas.

I. Louisa Christian. ii. Kathleen Caroline Anna.

III. Josephine Marion.

Lineage.— Charles Stirling, Esq., 5th son of John
Sliiiiiig of Kippendavie, by Mary his mfe, 2nd dau. of William
Graham, of Airth {see Stirling of Kippendavie), purchased
1835, the estate of Gargunnock, co. Stirling. He m. June,
18.il, Christian, eldest dau. of James Hamilton, Esq. of Sun-
drum, CO. Ayr, and d. 24 Oct. 1839, leavingason and heir, the
present John Stirling Stirling, Esq. of Gargunnock, and a
dau. Caroline Dundag, who m. June, 1864, John Spurway,
Major-Gen R.A., and has two daus., Christian Aimee and
Caroline Ethel.

Arms, etc. — Same as Stirling of Kippendavie, dtc.
S'eui— Gargunnock House, Stirling.



GRAHAM-STIRLING OF STROWAN.

Graham - Stirling, Thomas James, Esq. of
Strowan, co. Perth, J. P. and D.L., late of 42nd
Highlanders (Black Watch), b. 11 June, 1811 ; m.
1st, 4 July, 1844, Mary, eldest dau. of William
Stirling, Esq. of Kenmure House, co. Lanark, 2nd
son of John Stirling, Esq. of Kippendavie, co.
Pertli, which lady d. s. p. 1847. He m. 2ndly,
1S5S, Jane, youngest dau. of William Hugh.
Hunter, Esq. of Auchterarder, and by her (who d.
Nov. 1892) has had issue,

I. Thomas James, Lieut. Black Watch, 6. 1853; fell at the

battle of Tel-elKebir.
ir. William Evan, deceased.

III. Carolus Home, 6. 1866. iv. Ernest Henry.

I. Alice Elizabeth. ii. Mary Maud.

III. Florence Kate.

Mr. Grab am -Stirling is 2nd son of Thomas Graham,
Esq. of Airth, by Caroline Mary his wife, only dau.
of Lieut.-Col. James Home, of Blachadder. Mr.
Thomas Graham, of Airth, assumed the additional
surname of Stirling, on tbe death of his maternal
uncle. Gen. Sir Thomas Stirling, Bart. On becom-
ing heir to the estates, till the birth of his 2nd son,
the heir designate, the present owner of Strowan.

.4r?RS— Quarterly : ]8tand4th, arg., on a bend engrailed az.
between two roses gu., three buckles or ; 2nd, or, a broken wall
az., between a crescent in the collar point and in base a rose
gu., on a chief engrailed ,sa. three escallops of the field; 3rd,
arg., a saltire engrailed az., on a chief of tlie last three mullets
of the field. Crests — Ist (./br Graham) : A dexter hand hold-
ing a sword in pale ppr. ; 2nd {for Stirling) : A Saracen's head
couped ppr. Mottoes — "Non Immemor," and "Gang for-
ward." "

Seat — Strowan, Crieff, co. Perth.



STOCKDALE OF MEARS ASHBY HALL.

Stockdale, Henry Minshull, i^sq. of Mears
Ashby Hall, co. Northampton, M.A., Barrister-at-
Law, J. P. and D.L., late Chairman of Quarter
Sessions, and late Capt. Northampton Militia, h.
30 Sept. 1822 ; m. 12 Aug. 1858, Sarah Emily,
dau. of Rev. Robert Hervey Knight, Rector of
Weston Eavell, co. Northampton, and has, with
two younger sons and two daus.,

Henry Minshcll, M.A.Jesus Coll. Camb., Barrister-at-Law
of the Inner Temple, Capt. 3rd batt. Northamptonshire
Regt., 6. 8 Feb. 1861.

Lineag°e. — This family claims to represent the ancient
Yorkshire House of Stockdale nf Lockington, to which, in
the person of Robert Stockdale, Esq. of Lockington, William
Flower, Norroy, confirmed aims 1582. The presentMr. Stock-
dale, of Mears Ashby Hall, is 3rd (but only surviving) son of
Rev. William Stockdale, Vicar of Mears Ashby and Rector of
Wilby, CO. Northampton (who d. 27 Feb. 1858), by Honor his



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■wife, dan. of the Eev. Godfrey Wolley, Vicar of Hutfon
Bushel], CO. York, and grandson of Rev. Eobert Stockdalc.
Canon of York, by Kathtrine Jiinshull his wife,

Jrms — Enn., on a bend sa. three pheons arpr. Crest — On a
mural crown or, a grifiBn's head arg. ilotlo—liis vicinius
arniis.

.SeaJ— Mears Ashby Hall, Northampton.



STOCKS OF UPPER SHIBDEN.

Stocks, Michael, Esq. of Upper ShibclenHall,
West Eiding co. York, Woodhall, Norfolk, and
Latheron Wheel, Caithness, N.B., J.P. and D.L.
for Norfolk and Caithness, late Major 1st Eojal
Dragoons, served througliout the Crimean cam-
paign, and receired the Mcdjidie, the Turkish and
Crimean medals, witli three clasps, h. 1825 ; m.
1863. Jane Mary, dau. of Colin MacEchran, Esq.
of Oatfield, co. Argyll, and has issue,

I. Michael, 6. 18C4, m. 1888, Charlotte, eldest dau. of
Lieut.-Col. K. G. Ellison, D.L., of Boultliam Hall, co.
Lincoln.

I. Mary Evelyn Hilda, 6. 1866.

II. Elizabeth Vera, 6. 1876.
in. Lucy Estelle, 6. 1878.

Major Stocks is son of Michael Stocks, Esq. of
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