Sir Samuel Stirling 6th Bart.

28th Jul 1783 - 3rd May 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


Sir Samuel Stirling, 6th Bart. (1783-1858), Scottish Advocate, awarded compensation for Merchiston estate and unsuccessful counterclaimant for compensation for Kings Bay estate, both in Tobago, as trustee and executor of his brother-in-law Archibald Napier (q.v.).

  1. Born 28/07/1783 to John Stirling, 5th Bart. and his wife Gloriana Folsome. Called to the Scottish bar 1808. Married Mary Ann Berrie in 1842. One son, Campbell A. G. Stirling, who predeceased him. Was succeeded by his nephew Samuel Home Stirling.


T71/891 Tobago claim nos. 58 (Merchiston) and 63 (Kings Bay).

  1. Albert Mack Sterling, The Sterling Genealogy (New York, Grafton Press, 1909) p. 1909. [accessed 29/06/2012]. [accessed 31/03/2014].

We are grateful to Kerry McDonald for her assistance in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sir Sam. Stirling
Mary Ann Berrie

Associated Claims (3)

£2,576 12s 7d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,444 7s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant (Trustee)
£968 18s 11d
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Trustee
1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Trustee and Executor

Role in 1834 inferred from similar structures and counterclaimants on Merchiston and Kings Bay estate in Tobago.

1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Trustee and Executor

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Notes →
Sir Samuel Stirling was also trustee of Archibald...

Addresses (1)

Glorat House, Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, Central Scotland, Scotland