Captain John Stirling of Belleville, Auchyll and Herbertshire

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Captain John Stirling of Belleville, Auchyll and Herbertshire

Birthdate:
Death: 1756
Immediate Family:

Son of George Stirling of Herbertshire and Jean Murray or Crichton
Husband of Christian Stirling
Father of George Stirling of Belleville and Jean Stirling
Brother of William Stirling of Herbertshire; George Stirling, of Byres; Jean Kirk and Margaret Stirling

Occupation: Purchased Auchyll
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About Captain John Stirling of Belleville, Auchyll and Herbertshire

CAPTAIN JOHN STIRLING OF HERBERTSHIRE (formerly JOHN STIRLING OF AUCHYLL)

Biographical Summary

"Capt. John Stirling of Belleville, Auchyll and Herbertshire, originally of Belleville, married Christian Stirling, daughter of Sir William Stirling, Bart. of Ardoch. He purchased Auchyll and inherited Herbertshire from his brother William. He died at Herbertshire in 1756. She died September 16, 1763."

SOURCE: The Sterling genealogy, comp. and illustrated by Albert Mack Sterling; 1909; Vol. I, page 178

Evidence from the National Records of Scotland

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8 June 1723: Contract of marriage (post-nuptial) between John Stirling, brother-german to William Stirling of Herbertshire, and Mrs Christian Stirling, second lawful daughter of deceased Sir William Stirling of Ardoch. National Records of Scotland, Papers of the family of Stirling Home Drummond Moray of Abercairny, Perthshire, reference GD24/1/131

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30 November 1747: Extract from the Books of Council and Session of Disposition by Captain John Stirling of Herbertshire, heir in special cum beneficio inventarii served, retoured and infeft in the lands and estate of Herbertshire to the deceased William Stirling of Herbertshire, his brother, whereby, in implement of his brother's obligation contained in disposition and assignation (dated 21 November 1743 and registered in the Books of Council and Session 30th May 1745) granted to John Campbell, cashier of the Royal Bank of Scotland, and in corroboration and fortification of the said disposition, he disponed to Campbell the teinds, both parsonage and vicarage, of all lands in the parish of Denny, barony of South Herbertshire and sheriffdom of Stirling: with procuratory of resignation and precept of sasine. At Herbertshire 30th November 1747. Witnesses, John Philp, tenant in Headswood, and George Graham, servant to the granter. Registered 26 January 1748. Certified by William Hall. National Records of Scotland, Sir William Fraser Charters, reference GD86/925

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13 September 1754: Disposition by Captain John Stirling of Achyle to George Stirling, his only lawful son, of the lands of Achyle, Herbertshire and others, 13 September 1754; and memorials, queries and answers by counsel in relation to the succession thereof by Christian Stirling, widow of said Captain, under post-nuptial contract, and by others, 1761-1765. Papers of the family of Stirling Home Drummond Moray of Abercairny, Perthshire, reference GD24/1/138

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