2000 News Article

20 Feb. 2000  Dunblane, Perth, Scotland - The Stirlings of Kippendavie - Newest Section On Clan Stirling.

The Stirlings of Kippendavie descend from The Stirlings of Keir. The first Laird of Kippendavie was Archibald Stirling & his wife Jean Muschet. Archibald Stirling of Kippendavie was the third son of Sir Archibald Stirling of Keir & Cadder by his second marriage to Grizell, daughter of James, Lord Ross. more ...

He received from his father the estates and lands of Kippendavie by charter dated 5 Aug. 1594 and became the founder of this and younger branches of the Stirlings of Keir. The other branches of The Stirlings of Kippendavie include The Stirlings of Blackgrange, The Stirlings of Glenbervie which was created when Sylvester Douglas Stirling purchased Woodside, then renamed it Glenbervie, and The house of Stirling-Aird.

The Kippendavie branch of the Stirling family is currently headed by the 10th generation in this line. The lands of this family include Sherriffmuir, site of a Jacobite/English battle in 1715. Clan Stirling has had the wonderful opportunity to meet with several members of this large branch of the Stirling family, our sincere apologies for taking so long to bring this information to the website.