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James Beattie Stirling

M, #338, b. 1866, d. 5 May 1905
  • Birth*: James Beattie Stirling was born in 1866 at London, England.
  • He was the son of David Stirling and Helen McLachlan.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Beattie Stirling married Jane Stirling Cattanach, daughter of John Cattanach and Mary Stirling, on 18 January 1889 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; cert held; 1889 marriages in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; 1889 on the eighteenth day of January at Lethan Dunnichen after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, James B Stirling tailor journeyman bachelor, 23, Letham Dunnichen, David Stirling ship carpenter Helen Stirling ms McLaughlan (dec); Jane S Catanach dressmaker spinster, 21, Letham Dunnichen, John Catanach general labourer Mary Catanach ms Stirling; Hugh Macmaster minister if Dunnichen, wit James Foreman, Mary Catanach.
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Beattie Stirling died on 5 May 1905 at Blairs Road, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1905 deaths in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; ref 8; James Stirling tailor & clothier married to Jane Cattanach; 1905 May fifth 7h 30m pm Blairs Road Letham; m 39 years; David Stilring ship carpaenter, Helen Stirling ms McLauchlan (dec); tubercular disease of bladder 2 years as cert by Wm Barron MD. CM; inf Wm Barron MD medical attendant present The Square Letham; 1905 May 6th at letham Jojhn Young registrar; GROS statutory deaths 283/00 0008 [Jul 2010].
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected in June 1905 at Dunnichen Parish Church, Letham, Angus, Scotland. Inscription reads In loving memory of James B Stirling beloved husband of Jane S Cattanach who died at Letham 5th May 1905 aged 35 years. The above Jane S Cattanach died 1st February 1933 aged 65 years.Their daughter Winifred wife of James Cleland, Learig, Trinity, died 26th Aug 1966, their daughter Mary died 6th April 1975. Their daughter Jane widow of Rev J M McPherson DD died 24th February 1984, Their son James B of Claremont, Cardross died 9th February 1990, aged 97 years. "Thy will be done."
    Dunnichen - James B Stirling & Jane Cattanach [Aug 2008 PCC]

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881He was listed in the 1881 census at Dunnichen Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Stirling, boarder, unm, 16, tailor apprentice, England; with Alexander Rennie head, mar, 61, tailor & clothier master employing 3 men 2 boys & 1 woman, Monikie; wife Mary, daug Margaret Auchterlonie with two sons James, 5, George, 1, sons Alex, David, two other boarders.
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Guthrie Road, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland. Image held; James B Stirling, head, mar, 25, tailor, employed, England London; Jane, wife, mar, 23, Forfarshire Dunnichen; 3 rooms with windows (GROS census 1891 283/00 002/00 011 Oct 2007); also in the household were Jane Stirling Cattanach, Mary Stirling and Jane Cattanach Stirling.
Last Edited: 3 Oct 2011

Parents:

Father*: David Stirling b. 9 Jun 1836
Mother*: Helen McLachlan b. c 1837

Family:

Jane Stirling Cattanach b. 14 Jun 1867, d. 1 Feb 1933
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Beattie Stirling married Jane Stirling Cattanach, daughter of John Cattanach and Mary Stirling, on 18 January 1889 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; cert held; 1889 marriages in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; 1889 on the eighteenth day of January at Lethan Dunnichen after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, James B Stirling tailor journeyman bachelor, 23, Letham Dunnichen, David Stirling ship carpenter Helen Stirling ms McLaughlan (dec); Jane S Catanach dressmaker spinster, 21, Letham Dunnichen, John Catanach general labourer Mary Catanach ms Stirling; Hugh Macmaster minister if Dunnichen, wit James Foreman, Mary Catanach.

Children:

Mary Stirling b. 1890, d. 6 Apr 1975
Jane Cattanach Stirling b. 1891, d. 24 Feb 1984
James B Stirling b. 1893, d. 9 Feb 1990
Winifred I C Stirling+ b. 1898, d. 28 Aug 1966