John Stirling of Hampden

23rd Feb 1768 - 24th Mar 1793


Second son of William Stirling of Keir and Cawder (1725-1793). Inherited Hampden estate in trust from his uncle Archibald Stirling of Keir and Cawder (1710-1783). Went to Kingston, Jamaica, in 1789 and died, unmarried, at Hampden 24/03/1793.


Alan L. Karras, Sojourners in the Sun: Scottish Migrants in Jamaica and the Chesapeake, 1740-1800 (Ithaca and London, 1992) pp. 71-80. William Fraser, The Stirlings of Keir, and their family papers (Edinburgh, 1858) pp. 72-80.

Further Information

died unmarried

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1783 [SY] - 1793 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (8)

Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Brother → Sister
Brother → Sister

Addresses (2)

Cadder, Dunbartonshire, Central Scotland, Scotland
Cawder House, Glasgow (near), Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland