Also Known As[edit | edit source]
- Family name: Stirling
- Evelyn Mary Caroline Lilah Stirling (?)
Demographics[edit | edit source]
- Nationality: Scottish
Residences[edit | edit source]
Family[edit | edit source]
- Charles Elphinstone Fleming Stirling of Glorat, Stirlingshire, 8th Baronet (31 July 1831 – 1910)
- Anne Georgina Murray ()
- George Murray Home Stirling (4 September 1869 – 1 May 1949)
- Blanche Margaret Anne Stirling (1871 – )
- Eliza Caroline Stirling (1873 – )
- Walter George Stirling (1839 – )
- Eliza Horatia, Viscountess Clifden (or Clifton?)
- Evelyn Mary Caroline Lilah Stirling (8 August 1877 – )
- Son (1878–1878)
Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]
Timeline[edit | edit source]
1867 April 28, Charles Elphinstone Fleming Stirling and Anne Georgina Murray married at St. Mary's, Bryanston Square, Marylebone, London.
1897 July 2, Friday, Miss Stirling attended the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball at Devonshire House.
Costume at the Duchess of Devonshire's 2 July 1897 Fancy-dress Ball[edit | edit source]
Miss Stirling[edit | edit source]
At the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball, Miss Stirling (at 47), possibly Evelyn Mary Caroline Lilah Stirling, was dressed as Countess Kinskey in the Austrian Court of Maria Theresa Quadrille with Mr. Brodrick as Count Kinskey.:7, Col. 6b  :p. 8, Col. 1b
Along with Miss Stirling, Lady Mary Stewart (Helen Mary Vane-Tempest-Stewart) (at 43), Lady Beatrice Butler (at 45), Lady Alexandra Hamilton (at 46), and Lady Beatrix Fitzmaurice (at 44) were in attendance on Theresa Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness of Londonderry, who led the Austrian procession as Marie Thérèse.:p. 3, Col. 3a Lady Mary Stewart was 20 years old, as were Lady Beatrix Petty-Fitzmaurice and Lady Beatrice Butler; Lady Alexandra Hamilton was 21 and Miss Stirling, if she was Evelyn Mary Caroline Lilah Stirling, was 19. All these young women were dressed
- "alike in stiff silver brocatelle, with deep pointed bodices of silver tissue, veiled with white lisse and half-hoops of old-fashioned blue satin ribbon, large paniers of white lisse, and quaint sleeves with frills and bows of blue ribbon.":p. 7, Col. 7c
- "as Archduchesses in Waiting on Marie Thérèse ... alike in stiff silver brocatelle, with deep-pointed bodices of silver tissue, veiled with white lisse and half hoops of old-fashioned blue satin riband; large flounces of white lisse, and quaint sleeves, with frills and bows of blue riband."
- "exactly alike in white and silver brocade."
- "alike in gowns of white and silver, with bodices of silver gauze, trimmed with blue ribbon and masses of white chiffon."
Notes and Questions[edit | edit source]
- Find a way to confirm who Miss Stirling was (at the Duchess of Devonshire's ball).
- The Morning Post and the Times say Miss Stirling was part of the Marie-Thérèse procession as Countess Kinskey. :p. 7, Col. 6b The Guernsey Star says she was one of the archduchesses attending the Marchioness of Londonderry, and the Belfast News-Letter says Miss Seymour was among the archduchesses instead.:p. 6, Col. 1b Except for the Guernsey Star and the Belfast News-Letter, the reports agree that there were 4 rather than 5 archduchesses.
Footnotes[edit | edit source]
- ↑ "Sir George Stirling, 9th Baronet". Wikipedia. 2021-06-24. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sir_George_Stirling,_9th_Baronet&oldid=1030144727. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_George_Stirling,_9th_Baronet.
- ↑ "Sir Charles Elphinstone Fleming Stirling, 8th Bt." "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
- ↑ Sterling, Edward Baker. The Sterling Genealogy. Vol. 1. Grafton Press, 1909. Google Books https://books.google.com/books?id=REJVAAAAMAAJ (accessed July 2017).
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Fancy Dress Ball at Devonshire House." Morning Post Saturday 3 July 1897: 7 [of 12], Col. 4a–8 Col. 2b. British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000174/18970703/054/0007.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 "Ball at Devonshire House." The Times Saturday 3 July 1897: 12, Cols. 1a–4c The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.
- ↑ “Ball at Devonshire House.” Evening Mail 05 July 1897 Monday: 8 [of 8], Col. 1a–4c [of 6]. British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0003187/18970705/070/0008.
- ↑ “The Ball at Devonshire House. Magnificent Spectacle. Description of the Dresses.” London Evening Standard 3 July 1897 Saturday: 3 [of 12], Cols. 1a–5b [of 7]. British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000183/18970703/015/0004.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 "Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy-Dress Ball. Brilliant Spectacle." The [Guernsey] Star 6 July 1897, Tuesday: 1 [of 4], Col. 1–2. British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000184/18970706/003/0001.
- ↑ “The Devonshire House Ball. A Brilliant Gathering.” The Pall Mall Gazette 3 July 1897, Saturday: 7 [of 10], Col. 2a–3a. British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000098/18970703/019/0007.
- ↑ "Ball at Devonshire House." The Times Saturday 3 July 1897: 12, Cols. 1A–4C The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.
- ↑ "The Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy Dress Ball. Special Telegram." Belfast News-Letter Saturday 03 July 1897: 5 [of 8], Col. 9 [of 9]. British Newspaper Archivehttps://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/BL/0000038/18970703/015/0005.