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'Register of Interments in
Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh', Scotland

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A selection of entries which may be of interest to SKirling, Skirving and STirling surname researchers.

From the "Register of Interments in the Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh, 1658 - 1700" edited by Henry Paton, Searcher of Records (Scottish Records Society, Edinburgh, 1902).
Register of Interments in Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh. pp.595/596

Skirling, Laird of, a halflin ; warrant: Murray tomb				26 Apr	1685
"	Robert, flesher at the foot of Gray's Close, his widow, 
							Barbara Learnmonth	25 Sept	1661


Skirving, (Skerven, Skerwing, Skirvin, Skirwin, Skrwing),
"	Agnes, widow of James Symonton, goldsmith ; Fowlis tomb, a truf		23 July	1696
"	Alexander, plumber							30 May	1660
"	Alexander, plumber, his son Alexander					 8 Sept	1664
"	Alexander, plumber, his	widow, Janet Keir				11 Feb	1667
"	Alexander, wright, his wife, Agnes Calder				15 June	1689
"	Alexander, wright, a halflin ; north door				11 Dec	1692
"	Alexander, wright, a child ; north door					 5 Dec	1693
"	Alexander, wright, a child ; Liberton tomb				 6 Feb	1700
"	Catherine, poor								 1 Dec	1665
"	Janet, wife of Alexander Anderson, baker				28 Apr	1684
"	John, merchant, a child							14 Jan	1674
"	John, indweller, his daughter Helen ; Fowlis tomb			10 Jul	1698
"	Patrick, plumber, his daughter Janet					18 May	1671
"	Patrick, plumber, a child						 6 Aug	1672
"	Patrick, plumber, his daughter Margaret					19 Apr	1673
"	Patrick, plumber, a child						19 Apr	1674
"	Patrick, plumber, a child						21 May	1684
"	Patrick, younger, a child ; south side kirk				 4 Dec	1699
"	William, waiter, a child						 7 Mar	1673
Register of Interments in Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh. pp.625/626

Stirling (Stirlen, Stirlin, Stirlying, Striling, Strling),
"	of Bankell, Mr. James ; warrant ; south side alow			 4 Jan	1686
"	of Letter, Robert, his widow, Jane Guthrie				22 Apr	1659
"	of 0rcherfeild, John							25 Mar	1664
"	Major Alexander (end of West Port)					 6 Jan	1667
"	Alexander, poor, his child						 4 Jan	1662
"	Alexander, poor								20 Dec	1674
"	Lieutenant Archibald							18 Apr	1661
"	Sir Archibald, his wife, Dame Mause Murray				 2 Aug	1667
"	Catherine, widow of Robert Alexander (writer)(in Liberton's Wynd)	 9 Feb	1665
"	Mr. David, his child							11 Sept	1666
"	Elizabeth, poor ; warrant ; brae foot					 4 Nov	1688
"	Elizabeth, widow of John Henderson, merchant ; Gray stone		19 May	1688
"(Strachin), George, baker, his child						20 Jan	1668
"(Stirlmyng), George, bonnet maker, his child					12 Sept 1661
"	George. bonnet maker, his child 					16 Jan	1668
"	George, walker (bonnet maker), a child					14 Aug	1669
"	George, bonnet maker, a child						20 Apr	1670
"	George, banik maker, a child						 7 July	1673
"(Strlene), George, bonnet maker, his widow, Janet Ower				16 Apr	1686
"	George, merchant							17 Apr	1666
"	George, merchant, his widow, Grizel Stirling, poor			 4 Jan	1676
"	George, surgeon, a stillborn child					12 Aug	1676
"	George, surgeon, a halflin of ; west end kirk				17 Nov	1684
"	George, surgeon ; McKenzie tomb ; a truf				 6 Dec	1694
"	George, a child ; Gray stone						23 Oct	1699
"	Grizel, indweller							 3 Apr	1662
"	Grizel, widow of George Stirling, merchant				 4 Jan	1676
"	Sir(Mr.) Harry, his daughter  Grizel (in Baigiresis Close)		31 July	1669
"	Sir Harry, deceased, his son George (opposite the Tron Kirk)		17 Jan	1672
"	Harry, soldier, poor ; warrant ; Chislie tomb				13 June	1684
"	Helen, wife of Mr. James Wemyss, minister ; west laigh ; a trof		23 Dec	1691
"(Starlin), Colonel James, his daughter Catherine (head of Niddry's Wynd)	24 Jan	1671
"	James, bonnet maker, his child						21 Jan	1666
"	James, cordiner, his wife, Janet Stewart				 1 Feb	1672
"	Colonel John, a child ; old thorn ; coch				 5 May	1694
"	Mr. John, minister, a child						18 Nov	1660
"	Mr. John, his widow, Christian Forbes					24 Aug	1687
"	John, writer, a child ; Henderson tomb ; coch				17 Jan	1696
"	Lilias, poor								17 Aug	1696
"	Margaret, indweller							23 May	1674
"	Margaret, widow of William Telfer, litster				17 July	1675
"	Marie, wife of Thomas Finlay, glover ; Tod tomb				 9 Jan	1689
"	Marion, widow of William Bull, wright					13 Nov	1684
"	Patrick, his widow, Janet Moysie					18 June	1658
"	Robert, messenger, a halflin ; Gray stone				14 Nov	1686
"	Mr. William, writer, a child ; south alow				29 May	1695
"	Mr. William, writer, a child ; south Harla tomb				24 Jan	1697
"	Mr. William, his son Francis ; easter gate ; a truf			24 Dec	1695
"	William, bonnet maker, his child					23 July 1662
"	Mistress ; warrant							10 Feb	1685 

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