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Douglas Arnold Stirling

Male 1897 - 1958  (61 years)



  • Name Douglas Arnold Stirling  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 15 Feb 1897  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 6
    Residence Mar 1897  38 Linden Gardens, North Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Baptism 27 Mar 1897  St Peter, Cranley Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • parents Archibald William Stirling, solicitor, and Laura Biddulph [Pinchard], of 38 Linden Gardens.
    Residence Apr 1911  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation 13 Oct 1915 -  France Find all individuals with events at this location ; Lieutenant, 13th Huzzars  [7
    Residence Jul 1921  Holme Lea, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Holme Lea, Goring-on-Thames
    Holme Lea, Goring-on-Thames
    Marriage 30 Apr 1924  St Thomas of Canterbury, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    Janet Alicia Christopher,   b. 27 Aug 1899, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1995, Hastings & Rother Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1933  Army Officer  [6
    • passengers on Bibby Line MV "Staffordshire" arr London 10 Jun 1933: Douglas Arnold Stirling, 36, Army Officer; Janet Alicia Stirling, 32 [s/be 33]; David Stirling, 7; emb Port Said, resid Egypt, UK address Restharrow, Goring-on-Thames.
      again on MV "Derbyshire" arr London 03 Aug 1936, travelling alone, address c/o Cavalry Club, 127 Piccadilly.
    Residence 1933  Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Residence 1958  9a Cloudesley Rd, St Leonards-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 13 Dec 1958  9a Cloudesley Rd, St Leonards-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9
    Probate 20 Mar 1959  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £9,500 8s. 8d.  [8
    • Stirling Douglas Arnold of 9a Cloudesley Road St. Leonards-on-Sea died 13 December 1958 Probate London 20 March to Lloyds Bank Limited and his honour judge Ralph Samuel Shove one of Her Majesty's county court judges. Effects £9500 8s. 8d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Elder sister Barbara Edith Stirling (1891-1966) was a driver with the all-women Hackett Lowther Canteen and Ambulance Unit, which served in the French Army 1917-1919. She married their French liaison officer Victor Léon Henri Chatenay at Goring on 01 Oct 1919. They had 5 children: Louis-Pierre ("Peter"), Michel ("Moonie"), Jacques, Antoine ("Tony"), Anne-Marie. All the family were active in the French Resistance in WW2. Barbara herself was arrested by the Gestapo in 1943, tortured and sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp, but survived. After WW2 her husband Victor Chatenay went into politics and became mayor of Angers, where he died in 1985 at the age of 99. [Val Brown; French Wikipedia; etc]
    Person ID I4487  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2014 

    Family Janet Alicia Christopher,   b. 27 Aug 1899, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1995, Hastings & Rother Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Marriage 30 Apr 1924  St Thomas of Canterbury, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    • On the 30th April, at the Parish Church, Goring-on-Thames, by the Rev. Prebendary E. M. Lance (uncle of the bride), assisted by the Rev. John Lester Biddulph Pinchard (uncle of the bridegroom), and the Rev. W. W. Lloyd, Vicar of the parish, Douglas Arnold, younger son of the late Archibald W. Stirling and Mrs. Stirling, of Goring-on-Thames, to Janet Alicia, daughter of Freville Gurney Christopher, of Goring-on-Thames. [4]
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 06 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F1363  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Feb 1897 - Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1897 - 38 Linden Gardens, North Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 27 Mar 1897 - St Peter, Cranley Gardens, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lieutenant, 13th Huzzars - 13 Oct 1915 - - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jul 1921 - Holme Lea, Goring-on-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 30 Apr 1924 - St Thomas of Canterbury, Goring-on-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 30 Apr 1924 - St Thomas of Canterbury, Goring-on-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1933 - Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - 9a Cloudesley Rd, St Leonards-on-Sea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 13 Dec 1958 - 9a Cloudesley Rd, St Leonards-on-Sea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £9,500 8s. 8d. - 20 Mar 1959 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kensington, 1Q1897.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Peter, Cranley Gardens, 27 Mar 1897.
      b 15 Feb 1897

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 14 b Kensington

    4. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 02 May 1924.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Bradfield, 2Q1924.

    6. [S12] Passenger Lists, Staffordshire, 10 Jun 1933.
      age 36

    7. [S29] Medal Index Cards WW1.

    8. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Hastings, 4Q1958.
      age 61