Sir James Stirling
First Governor of the Swan River Colony
Born: 28 January 1791
Where: Drumpellier, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Married: Ellen (nee Mangles)
When: 4 September 1823
Where: Stoke Church, Guildford, England
Died: 22 April, 1865, Woodbridge, Surrey, England
Buried: Stoke Church, Guildford, Surrey, England
Arrived: 31 May 1829
Term of Governorship: 1829-1838
Resigned in 1837 and departed per the 'Champion'
6 January 1839.
Reading: 'Land Looking West' by Malcolm Uren and
'James Stirling' by Pamela Statham-Drew