Marion Stirling

12th Jun 1774 - 1st Mar 1842

Claimant or beneficiary


Daughter of William Stirling of Keir and Cawder (1725-1793). "Kept house at Keir for her brothers, James and Archibald, for about fifty years." died at Keir 01/03/1842. Awarded part of the compensation for Hampden and Kerr estates in St James, Jamaica, as one of the heirs of her brother Robert (1772-1808). It's not clear whether Robert left her a share of the estate or whether she was awarded compensation as part of an unpaid legacy.


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 Claims (2)

£3,944 0s 0d
£2,198 9s 0d

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
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (8)

Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Niece → Uncle
Niece → Uncle
Niece → Uncle
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother

Addresses (3)

Cadder, Dunbartonshire, Central Scotland, Scotland
Cawder House, Glasgow (near), Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland
Keir House, Perthshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland