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Alexander Stirling spirit dealer1

M, #16338, b. say 1875, d. 16 August 1917
Last Edited: 13 Feb 2020

Parents:

  • Birth*: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer was born say 1875.1
  • He was the son of George Stirling farm labourer.1
  • Marriage*: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer married Margaret Clark on Friday, 12 June 1908 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; alternative date from twins birth is 24th July 1908.1,2
  • Death*: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer died on 16 August 1917 at 22 Erskine Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Jane Jack on 27 May 1880 at 55 West High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; pauper, widow pf George Striling hairdresser.3
  • (Informant) Birth: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer registered the birth of Alice Stirling on 12 September 1911 at Pearlbank, Brown Street, Broughty Ferry, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • (Informant) Death: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer registered the death of Alice Stirling on 21 May 1912 at Pearlbank, Brown Street, Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Hooping cough.4
  • (Informant) Birth: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer registered the birth of Edith May Clark Stirling on 17 November 1914 at 4 Erskine Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 7h 30m am.5
  • (Informant) Birth: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer registered the birth of Gladys Stirling clerkess on 17 November 1914 at 4 Erskine Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 7h 50m am.5
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer is commemorated on the headstone erected by Margaret Clark in 1917 at Eastern Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, . Inscription reads Erected by Margaret Clark
    in loving memory of
    her husband
    Alexander Stirling
    who died 14th May 1917
    aged 41 years
    Also their daughter
    Alice
    who died 21st May 1912
    aged 8 months
    And
    Their beloved twin daughter
    Gladys
    Who died 27th April 1962
    The above
    Margaret Clark
    Who died 20th June 1968
    George M Cunningham
    who died 30th September 1985
    beloved husband of Edith Stirling
    Edith Stirling
    died
    Sept 2001
    William T Hill
    grandson of William and Mary Clark
    21.1.[....]7.85.6
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Margaret Clark died on 20 June 1969 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; bronchopneumonia, immobilsation, fractured neck of femur, congestive heart failure, ischaemic heart disease; UR 45 Mains Terrace.7

Census Events

Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Clark in the 1911 census at 3 Pearl Bank, Brown Street, Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Stirling, head, 35, mar, manager public house, worker, born Forfar
Margaret Stirling, wife, 31, mar 3 years 1 child alive & living, born Perth
George Stirling, single, 2, born Broughty Ferry
3 inhabitants, 2 rooms with windows; also in the household were George Stirling.8

Family:

Margaret Clark b. 27 Feb 1881, d. 20 Jun 1969
  • Marriage*: Alexander Stirling spirit dealer married Margaret Clark on Friday, 12 June 1908 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; alternative date from twins birth is 24th July 1908.1,2

Children:

George Stirling8 b. 1909
Alice Stirling2 b. 12 Sep 1911, d. 21 May 1912
Edith May Clark Stirling5 b. 17 Nov 1914, d. 2001
Gladys Stirling clerkess5 b. 17 Nov 1914, d. 27 Apr 1962

Citations

  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Deaths 1917 Dundee St Andrew, ref 282/04/0449 image held [Feb 2020].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Birth 1911 Monifieth ref 310/ 0217 image held [Feb 2020].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Deaths 1880 Forfar, ref 288/0149 image held [Feb 2020].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Death 1912 Monifieth West ref 310/02/0058 image held [Feb 2020].
  5. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Birth 1914 Dundee St Andrew ref 282/04/1454&5 image held [Feb 2020].
  6. [S43] BS via FB [Feb 2020].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Death 1969 Dundee East & West ref 282/02/0480 image held [Feb 2020].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1911 Broughty Ferry ref 310/03/0019 image held [Feb 2020].