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

Ship:            Parmelia

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