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Old Parliment Houses - Stirling Castle
Old Parliment Houses, Stirling Castle - Early 20th Century Postcard.

MARS WARK (WORK), This etching was done in drypoint on fibrous Japan paper in dark brown black ink by SIR DAVID YOUNG CAMERON. R.A., R.S.A., R.W.S., R.S.W., R.E. 1865 - 1945.

Cameron was a prominent and prolific Scottish painter and etcher. He was born in Glasgow and studied at Glasgow School of Art. Cameron lived in Scotland where he executed most of his 500 plates. Regarded as one of the Masters of British etching.. Image size 10 x 6.5 inches / 255 x 170 mm.

Mars Work by Cameron

The National Wallace Monument (generally known as the Wallace Monument) is a tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, a hilltop near Stirling in Scotland. It commemorates Sir William Wallace, the 13th century Scottish hero.

The tower was constructed following a fundraising campaign which accompanied a resurgence of Scottish national identity in the 19th century. In addition to public subscription, it was partially funded by contributions from a number of foreign donors, including Italian national leader Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Completed in 1869 to the designs of architect John Thomas Rochead, the monument is a 220 foot sandstone tower, built in the Victorian Gothic style. It stands on the Abbey Craig, a volcanic crag above Cambuskenneth Abbey, from which Wallace was said to have watched the gathering of the army of English king Edward I, just before the Battle of Stirling Bridge.

The monument is open to the general public. Visitors climb the 246 step spiral staircase to the viewing gallery inside the monument's crown, which provides expansive views of the Ochil Hills and the Forth Valley.  A number of artifacts believed to belong to Wallace are on display inside the monument, including the Wallace Sword, a 5 foot 6 inch-long claymore.

Wallace Monument
Wallace Monument from Tuck's Postcard

Wallace Monument

Wallace Three

Stirling Alexander 14/8/1628 bonnet-maker, burges of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 21/11/1663 of Powhouse, servitour to the Earl of Mar Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 27/7/1665 in Clarklands, parish of Stewartoune Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 6/2/1792 Sir, of Glorat, Baronet Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 18/11/1635 of Powhouse, servitour to the Earl of Mar Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 25/7/1632 burgess of Hamilton, indweller at the Castle of Hamilton Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 21/3/1673 in Gaitsyd of Hamilton Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 23/8/1710 of Achyle, sometime lieutenant in the earl of Tulliebarden's [Tullibardine's] regiment of foot, later on the second Darien expedition Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Alexander 21/3/1668 Major, son to the deceased Patrick S. of Balerno Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Allan 29/1/1624 in Ballagane, parish of Strablane Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Andro 18/11/1631 merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Anna 25/7/1693 spouse to John McNeill of Taynish, parish of Knapdale, d. may 1691; Neill McN., younger of Taynish, and John, executors Argyll Commissary Court

Stirling Anna 25/7/1693 spouse to John McNeill, of Taynish, parish of Knapdale Argyll Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 11/8/1715 of Garden, parish of Saint Ninians Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 3/2/1716 of Garden, parish of Saint Ninians Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 28/5/1670 sometime of Coldoch, and Marjorie Campbell, his spouse Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 6/6/1631 Sir, of Keir, knight Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 26/3/1631 in Gaithead, parish of Riccarton Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 4/12/1673 in Garnkirk, parish of Calder Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Archibald 14/11/1789 of Keir, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Christian 22/1/1672 spouse to Andrew Spreule, merchant, burges of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Christian 29/5/1706 relict of James Hamiltoune, baxter in Barroustounness Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Duncan 19/8/1725 carrier in Craighead Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Elizabeth 1/7/1664 spouse to Thomas Napier, of Bellikillraine, parish of Killearn Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Elspet 10/4/1627 spouse to James Schaw, in Greinhill, parish of Saint Lawrence, in Slamannan Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Elspeth 21/4/1641 spouse to William Allane, collier at Hoiltoun, parish of Alloway Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Euphame 6/10/1634 spouse to Mr. James Stirling, minister at Strablane Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling George 20/11/1762 of Herbertshire, par of Dunipace Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling George 10/9/1712 of Herbertshyre, parish of Dunipace Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling George 4/3/1729 merchant in Edinburgh, son to the deceased George S., M.D. there Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling George 12/1/1620 of Ballagane, parish of Strablane Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling George 11/12/1673 Sir, of Keir, knight Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling George 16/1/1751 son to Dr. George S., of Byres Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling George 10/12/1774 surgeon in Perth Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling George 2/3/1722 procurator-fiscal to the Commissariot of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling George 22/7/1652 merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling George 21/5/1608 son to John Stirling, elder, of Grobit Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling George 17/1/1677 minister at Dumbarton Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling George 28/2/1750 Mr, surgeon in Perth St Andrews Commissary Court

Stirling George 6/5/1673 in Balquaharage, parish of Campsie Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling George 23/12/1696 surgeon-apothecary burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Gilbert 2/5/1747 in Auchmadie Aberdeen Commissary Court

Stirling Gilbert 20/7/1775 merchant in London Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Gilbert, Mr 3/7/1745 sometime schoolmaster at Cruden Aberdeen Commissary Court

Stirling Grissall 11/5/1665 late spouse to Walter Grahame of Glenny, parish of Port Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Hary 17/2/1670 Sir, of Ardoch, knight and baronet, parish of Blackford Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Helen 1/6/1658 relict of John Stevinstoune, in Fyftpart ofCauldwell, parish of Dunlop Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Hellen 25/8/1715 spouse to Robert Reid in Hole of Gannochin, parish of Muthill Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Henry 1/2/1754 Sir, of Ardoch, baronet, parish of Muthill Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Henry 22/3/1756 Sir, of Ardoch, baronet Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Hew 16/10/1643 serjand-major to Colonel Craufuird Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Isabella 1/8/1761 relict of Patrick Lintone of Pendrich, parish of Logie Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Isobel 10/3/1668 spouse to William Templetoun, in Barstoune, parish of Kilmaurs Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Isobel 24/2/1642 daughter of umquhile George S , skipper, burgess of Dundee Brechin Commissary Court

Stirling Issobell 8/5/1638 sometime spouse to John Scrogie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Issobell 24/1/1687 and Katherine, sisters-german, indwellers in Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling James 19/9/1799 merchant and ironmonger in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 8/1/1664 in Whytsyde, parish of Falkirk Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling James 5/9/1776 carter and land labourer in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 2/4/1773 Sir, of Glorat, Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling James 19/5/1761 of Ballagan, residing at Washwalls, parish of Eastwood Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 14/5/1761 of Ballagan, residing at Washwalls, parish of Eastwood Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 21/3/1637 wright, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling James 8/9/1635 merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling James 1/1/1773 agent for the Scots Mining Company at Leadhills, parish of Crawford Lanark Commissary Court

Stirling James 19/1/1686 sometime of Bankell Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling James 22/6/1666 of Bankell, parish of Baldernock Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 4/5/1764 merchant in Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling James 19/10/1739 minister of the Barony parish of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 29/4/1740 minister of the Barony parish of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 14/11/1741 minister of the Barony parish of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 12/4/1717 merchant in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 16/12/1656 tailor, burges of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 28/3/1676 late minister at Strablane, and Mary Stirling, his daughter Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 30/7/1750 in High Raith, and Sarah Wallace, his relict Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling James 6/7/1631 indweller in Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling James 27/8/1685 at Milne of Keir, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling James 12/8/1686 in Berdrell, and Janet Aitken, his spouse, parish of Blackford Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Janet 22/4/1620 spouse to Robert Mitchell, burgess of Stirling Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Jean 26/12/1735 lawful daughter to the deceased William S., of Mulleken, and the deceased Grissall Fleming, his spouse, in the city of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Jean 8/2/1798 Dame, of Auchyle, widow of Sir James Stirling, Baronet of Glorat, thereafter widow of James Erskine, of Alva, senator of the College of Justice Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling John 8/4/1692 bailie of Stirling Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling John 6/10/1669 of Kilbryde Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 14/5/1690 Mr, minister at Irving [Irvine], and Christian Forbes, his spouse, [daughter of Sir Arthur Forbes, bart, of Castle Forbes, Ireland] Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling John 12/1/1758 of Keir, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 16/8/1688 in Monochstoune, parish of Kilmadock Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 8/11/1688 Sir, of Keir, knight, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 15/6/1759 of Law Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 27/7/1772 of Langlands Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 9/8/1665 in Grange, parish of Dunlop Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 30/11/1667 of Ballagan, parish of Strablane Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 8/5/1697 merchant, in Inverary, d. Mar. 1697 Argyll Commissary Court

Stirling John 27/5/1697 merchant, in Inverary, d. Mar. 1697 Argyll Commissary Court

Stirling John 26/1/1700 in the Fernoch, parish of Kilfinan, d. July 1699; Margaret Campbell, relict; Archibald, Ann and Mary, children Argyll Commissary Court

Stirling John 16/2/1676 merchant burgess in Dundee Brechin Commissary Court

Stirling John 9/11/1676 merchant burgess in Dundee Brechin Commissary Court

Stirling John 6/6/1676 merchant, burgess in Dundee Brechin Commissary Court

Stirling John 14/12/1677 merchant burgess in Dundee Brechin Commissary Court

Stirling John 28/8/1738 merchant, late Provost of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 2/5/1717 maltman in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 23/12/1727 principal of the University of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 28/2/1723 maltman in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 9/5/1657 in Wester Baldorane Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling John 18/6/1669 younger, in Monieakers, parish of Dunlop Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 10/6/1648 merchant, burges of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 14/2/1684 minister of Kilbarchan Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 13/10/1783 merchant in Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 18/11/1754 merchant, late Provost of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling John 7/1/1666 portioner of Auchamairne Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling John 23/11/1671 in Langloane, parish of Monkland Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling John 12/12/1788 tenant in Casseyhead of Wester Garden, parish of Kippen Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 22/4/1725 at Greenloaning Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling John 23/10/1672 in Fedalls, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Johnne 5/10/1601 in Boardland, parish of Craigie in Kyle, sheriffdom of Ayr Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Johnne 28/3/1615 indweller in Glasgw Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Jonet 1/4/1675 in Chappell of Ferwrineis, parish of Neilson Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Jonet 29/4/1617 spouse to David Lowthiane, in Auchinarne, parish of Calder Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Jonet 23/3/1626 Sara, Cristian, and Margaret, daughters lawful to umquhile Walter S., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Jonet 21/2/1662 spouse to Allan Cumyng, maltman in Gorballs, parish of Govan Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Joseph 17/11/1682 indweller in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Katherine 8/11/1664 relict of John Gray, elder, miller at Bedlaymylne, parish of Calder Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 1/6/1622 relict of John Hamilton, of Adinstoune, parish of Paisley Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 25/2/1658 and George Blair, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 19/12/1770 widow of the Rev. Mr. David Duncan, sometime Rector of Deynton, in Gloucestershire, and chaplain to Brigadier Henry Harrison's Regiment of Foot Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 6/2/1663 spouse to John Listoun, in Falkirk Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 4/5/1757 relict of Mr. Walter Stirling, writer in Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 7/8/1652 spouse to umquhill Mr. William Fischer, son to umquhile Mathew Fischer, notar in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 15/4/1629 relict of John Houstoun, of that Ilk, parish of Killearn Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 10/4/1669 spouse to Thomas Kilpatrick, Easter Calder Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 24/5/1676 relict of James Meldrum, in Hamilton Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Margaret 1/8/1616 spouse to William Huntar, cooper, burges of Anstruther Easter 1 August 1616 St Andrews Commissary Court

Stirling Marie 30/7/1605 sometime spouse to Robert Stirling of Lettir, parish of Campsie, sheriffdom of Stirling Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Marion 26/3/1674 spouse to James Winning, elder portioner of Ballmoir, parish of Campsie Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling John 1/6/1659 minister at Baldernock Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling Mungo 4/10/1712 Sir, of Glorat, parish of Campsie Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Mungo 25/2/1612 in Auchinarne Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Mungo 11/3/1713 Sir, of Glorat, parish of Campsie Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Patrik 19/12/1615 sometime servitor to my Lord Balmerinoch Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 7/8/1673 in Middle Feddall, parish of Muthill Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 21/7/1658 in Easter Calder, and Isobel Hay, spouses, parish of Calder Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 9/6/1655 maltman, burges of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 27/8/1774 mason in ParkheadStirling Robert 4/12/1746 land-labourer in Shetlestoun Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 24/2/1674 skinner in Gorballs, parish of Meikil Govan Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 22/9/1707 merchant in Glasgow, brother german to John S., writer in Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 25/4/1672 in Deanskeir, parish of Muthill Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Robert 15/2/1672 in Ardoch, parish of Blackford Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Sibilla 18/7/1620 spouse to James Blair, in Polkellie, parish of Kilmarnock Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Thomas 5/2/1612 merchant, burgess of Dundee Brechin Commissary Court

Stirling Thomas 9/7/1782 residenter at Birkhillside Lauder Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 9/3/1792 merchant in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 21/4/1737 in Middle Lundie, parish of Kilmadock Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 22/3/1733 merchant, late bailie of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 18/12/1683 of Ballaggane, parish of Strathblane Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 7/1/1743 merchant, late bailie of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 8/1/1618 merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling Walter 29/3/1736 writer in Edinburgh, residenter in Canongate Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling William 22/3/1734 chyrurgeon in Stirling Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling William 1/4/1669 in Todilburne, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling William 12/2/1756 merchant in Middle Cambushiny, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling William 9/12/1698 in Lofthead of Gargunnock Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling William 10/9/1712 of Herbertshyre, parish of Duniepace Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling William 8/11/1688 in Glenbank, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling William 5/12/1621 merchant, burges of Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 17/2/1625 sometime minister at Baldernock Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 29/1/1624 of Law, parish of Kilpatrick Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 13/3/1623 of Bankell, parish of Baldernock Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 30/7/1726 Mr, W.S. See also Cathcart, Margaret Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling William 3/7/1718 sailor in Glasgow Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 27/7/1675 in Baillsyde, parish of Easter Lenzie Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 1/7/1642 minister at Bonhill Glasgow Commissary Court

Stirling William 14/3/1799 of Keir, parish of Dunblane Dunblane Commissary Court

Stirling William 15/4/1746 of Herbertshire, parish of Dunipace Stirling Commissary Court

Stirling William 2/10/1674 at Place of Calder Hamilton Commissary Court

Stirling William 1/8/1646 writer in Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling William 30/10/1707 Sir, of Ardoch Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling William 17/5/1710 mariner in Borrowstouness Edinburgh Commissary Court

Stirling William 21/7/1647 merchant, burgess of Edinburgh Edinburgh Commissary Court

Ralph L. Sterling, 61, of Montrose, Pa., died Monday, September 17, 2007, at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, N.Y.

Born July 21, 1946 in South Montrose, Pa., he was the son of the late Ralph E. Sterling and Cora I. (Tripp) Sterling MacGeorge. He was employed by Chet Groover Sand & Gravel Pit as a Welder.

Survivors include his loving companion of 23 years, Susan Compitello, Montrose, Pa.; daughters and son-in-law, Donna Marie Sterling and fiance, Tom Matias, Great Bend, Pa., Jennifer and Tony Cina, Montrose, Pa., Jeanine Katherine Sterling and companion, Todd Morrison, Gibson, Pa.; son, Robert James Sterling, Great Bend, Pa., nine grandchildren; great granddaughter, Jordan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard C. Sterling, Meshoppen, Pa., Terry Lee and Margene Sterling, Archbald, Pa., Gary G. and Terry Sterling, South Montrose, Pa.; step father, Arden MacGeorge, Montrose, Pa.

Besides his parents; he was predeceased by a brother, William L. Sterling in 2006.

Services will be Friday, September 21, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at the South New Milford Baptist Church, Route 848, New Milford, Pa. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., A Selected Independent Funeral Home, Montrose, Pa.

Please go to http://www.bartronmyerfuneralhome.com The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Ralph Sterling Expense Account, c/o People's National Bank, 50 Main Street, Hallstead, 18822.

(From Binghamton Press Obituaries - 9/19/2007)

Kings Street, Stirling Scotland
Kings Street View - Stirling, Scotland

Kings Knot From Stirling Castle
4060.  Original Valentine's "Silveresque" postcard (220707) showing a view of The Kings Knot From Stirling Castle, Scotland.

Stirling Arms Hotel
Original r/p sepia postcard (A.582) by J.B. White Ltd., Dundee, showing a view of The Stirling Arms Hotel And New Promenade, Dunblane, Perthshire, Scotland.

Stirling Castle From Abbey Craig - painter unkown
This print of Stirling Castle from Abbey Craig (where the Wallace Monument stands) dates from about
the mid to late ninteenth century.  The painter and engraver are unkown.

Stirling Church From Stirling Castle
This print is titled "Stirling Church", the view is from the garden of nearby Argyle's Ludging.  Our thanks to Stewart Donaldson for the information.  The ruins of Mars Wark can clearly be seen between the two buildings.

 

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