John Stirling Scotland Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of John Stirling

Matriculating at the University of Glasgow in 1803 to study an Arts course, John Stirling was the third son John Stirling, fifth Baronet of Glorat, Stirlingshire.

Stirling joined the Royal Navy after attending University. He died on 15 August 1837 at his sister's residence (Mrs Ann Napier)in Tobago.

Two of his brothers also attended the University: George matriculated in 1801, serving as a captain in the army, and Samuel matriculated in 1800, taking on his father’s title of Baronet of Glorat.


Archival Materials

  • W Innes Addison, A Roll of the Graduates of the University of Glasgow from 31 December 1727 to 31 December 1897 (Glasgow, 1898)


John Stirling
Born 3 April 1790.
Died 15 August 1837.
GU Degree: Arts, 1803-1804;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: military
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1803
Record last updated: 19th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Stirlingshire
Place of Birth

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student