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GARTSHORE, James of Alderston, WS
(About 1701-Before 1774)
(About 1701-Before 1753)
STIRLING, James of Craigbernard, Jacobite 1715 & 17145
(About 1690-After 1774)
MONTEITH, Catharine of Auldcathy
(About 1710-)
GARTSHORE, James of Alderston
(About 1722-)
STIRLING, Charlotte
(About 1740-)
GARTHSHORE STIRLING, Alexander of Craigbarnet


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1. MILLER, Anne

GARTHSHORE STIRLING, Alexander of Craigbarnet 1

  • Born: 21 January 1773 2
  • Baptised: 25 January 1773, Mid Calder parish, Midothian, Scotland 3
  • Marriage (1): MILLER, Anne 1 2
  • Died: 21 April 1852, West Indies 2

   Another name for Alexander was GARTHSHORE, Alexander.3

  General Notes:

"850. Stirling (Alexander Garthshore) of Craigbarnet, in the County of Stirling, was son of James Garthshore of Alderston and Charlotte Stirling his wife, and succeeded his uncle, John Stirling of Craigbarnet, in that property. His maternal grand-father, James Stirling of Craigbarnet, who was engaged in the 1745 Rebellion, and was one of those against whom true bills were found for participation in it, was married to Catharine Monteith. She was a grand-daughter of Sir Thomas Dalyell of Binns, who was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia in 1685, and who was the only son of the persecuting cavalier officer, General Tom Dalyell of Binns. The subject of this notice was married 24th February, 1806, to Anne Miller, only child of James Miller, formerly of Jamaica and Elizabeth Fordyce his wife. They had no family."

from Dingwall Fordyce Family 1

Alexander married Anne MILLER, daughter of James MILLER of Jamaica, then Glasgow and Elizabeth FORDYCE.1 2 (Anne MILLER was born about 1783.)


1 e-books, Family Record of the Name of Dingwall Fordyce in Aberdeenshire compiled by Alexander Dingwall Fordyce (1885).

2, North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.

3 GRO Scotland, OPR Index Baptisms.

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