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David Stirling

M, #1064, b. 29 July 1863, d. before 2 November 1905
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2016


Father*: John Stirling b. c 1840
Mother*: Ann Samson b. c 1840
  • Birth*: David Stirling was born on 29 July 1863 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland, .
  • He was the son of John Stirling and Ann Samson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Stirling married Mary McLaren Nicholson, daughter of William Nicholson and Mary McLaren, on 23 December 1887 at St James Manse, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 23 Dec 1887, Forfar, Forfarshire, ref 95, David Stirling, 28 Glamis Road, Forfar; John Stirling stone quarrier, Ann Samson; Mary McLaren Nicholson, factory worker, Catherine Square, Zoar, Forfar; William Nicholson railway surfaceman (dec), Elizabeth Nicholson ms McLaren; Lizzie McLaren Nicholson, David Kerr witnesses.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Stirling married Jane Adamson, daughter of James Adamson linen handloom weaver and Agnes Burnet, on 30 June 1893 at St John's Church, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1863 Forfar, Forfarshire; ref 67; 30 June 1893 St John's Church, Forfar; David Stirling, 29, widower, 14 Lour Road, Forfar, housepainter journeyman; John Stirling, stone quarrier, Ann Samson, 18 Oct 1861 Forfar; Jane Adamson, 27, spinster, 30 South Street, Forfar, factory linen worker; James Adamson, linen weaver, Agnes Burnet (dec); John Potter, Helen Sturrock, witnesses.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: David Stirling died before 2 November 1905 & from spouse Jane Adamson's death.3
  • Burial*: He was buried on 2 November 1905 at Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of James Adamson linen handloom weaver on 29 December 1894 at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; James Adamson linen weaver (widower of Agnes Burnett) m, 65 years, fath David Adamson linen weaver (dec), moth Janet Gardner Adamson ms Neave (dec), dilalation of heart, syncope as cert by J Cable LRCP, inf David Stirling son-in-law, present, 44 Prior Road Forfar, reg 1894 Dec 31st Forfar W H Thomson.4
  • Occupation*: In 1905 David was painter.3
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Jane Adamson died on 13 November 1914 at Hemming Street, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Jane Stirling widow of David Stirling house painter journeyman, 1914 November 13th 3h 10m pm Hemming Street Letham, f, 49 years, fath James Adamson weaver (dec) moth Nancy Adamson ms Burnett (dec) cancer of colon 6 months as cert by Wm Barron MD CM, inf R McIlroy brother-in-law, reg 1914 November 13th Letham, John Young registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Stirling and Ann Samson in the 1881 census at 24 Glamis Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . David Stirling, son, unm, 17, house painter, Forfar; John Stirling, head, mar, 40, stone cutter, Forfar; Ann Stirling, wife, mar, 41, Forfar.6


  1. [S40] CC Database [Oct 2003].
  2. [S40] CC Database [Oct 2003].
  3. [S40] CC Database.
  4. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), Statutory Death 1894 Forfar ref 256, image held [Aug 2004].
  5. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS Statutory Death 1914 Dunnichen ref 13 image held [Aug 2005].
  6. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203492 GRO ref vol 288 enumdist 9 page 21.