Robert was born in 1635, and was the son of Alexander Stirling from Stewart. He gained his MA from Glasgow in 1654, and then ministered at Derry-Keichan or Dervock in Ireland. He fled to Scotland in 1688 and became Minister at Stevenston High Kirk in 1689. He then returned to Dervock in Ireland, where he died in 1699. He was married to Marian Campbell and had a son Thomas. Robert was succeeded at Dervock by his son Thomas who was ordained on 22nd June 1703 and died 20th November 1718.
Rev Robert Stirling
Rev Robert Stirling MA