|Death: ||May 11, 1895|
David Stalker was my paternal great grandfather who resided in 8 Commercial Street, Leith. Here he had his shop where he manufactured Mercantile Instruments.
He followed his father William Stalker b 1799 also in the Mercantile business. William was a sailmaker. Two other sons, Peter b 1821 and James b 1825 were also in this field.
David`s wife was Helen Archer b 1839, d 1915.
Their daughter Margaret Archer Stalker b 1879, d 1960, married James Allison Stewart, Senior, on 11th February, 1907 in the Queen`s Hotel, Commercial Street, Leith.
My father, James Allison Stewart was their only child, b 30 April, 1908, d 10 April, 1994.
With the exception of Margaret and her son James, both cremated, the others are interred in Warriston Cemetery.
William Stalker (1797 - 1874)
James Allison Stewart (1875 - 1932)*
Warriston Cemetery and Crematorium
City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Created by: John Stewart
Record added: Jun 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53706613
Great grandad David. Although you had passed away before I was born, I used to see your shop regularly and brag to my schoolfriends that it used to be my family`s.|
Added: Jun. 16, 2010