Stirling, Catherine Mary, 1819-1879 (Collector)
- Existence: 1819-1879
Catherine Mary Stirling (née Wellings) (1819-1879) married John Stirling, 7th of Kippendavie, Laird of Kippenross House in 1839. They had three sons (Patrick, John, and William) and a daughter (Mary Catherine). She is the author of Pencil Sketches of Plant Leaves, 1861, kept at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
She is buried with her husband in St. Mary's Churchyard cemetery in Dunblane, Scotland.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collector's box and teaching cabinet of Catherine Mary Stirling
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Victorian wooden box, used for collecting and teaching, that belonged to Catherine Mary of Stirling, from Kippenross House, near Dunblane. It is still complete and fitted with 5 removable trays containing specimens of: Animal & Vegetable Substances (such as nut galls, Portuguese cork, a piece of tortoise shell, timber specimens, pearls, etc.) ...