Cuninghame Genealogy 1479-1917

Table of Lairds of Craigends.

And their families.  

15th Century - Last laird's death in 1917.

For more Cuninghame Genealogy see Suzanne Doigs website.

 

4th LAIRD OF CRAIGENDS

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1547 1568 William CUNINGHAME Head Y   Fourth Laird of Craigends Signed bond to recognise Sovereigns. Died 1568.
Margaret CUNINGHAME Wife   Y Daughter of Sir William Cuninghame of Cuninghamhead. Married [2] Laird of Inchmartin and [3] Paul Dog of Dunrobin
Alexander CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as Fifth Laird of Craigends born in 1562 Profited from overthrow of old church
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Writer to the signet Signed bond to recognise Sovereigns.
John CUNINGHAME Son Y   John of Rawis who was presented to Vicarage of Kilbarchan in 1585  
Gabriel CUNINGHAME Son Y   Not much recorded  
Grisel CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married Lord Lamington of Inch.  
Elizabeth CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married the goodman of Grange.  
Janet CUNINGHAME Dau   Y    
Dorothy CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Per grant of Paul Dog her step father. Suzanne Doig is descendant from her.

5th LAIRD OF CRAIGENDS

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1568 1615 Alexander CUNINGHAME Head Y   Fifth Laird of Craigends. Married twice. No fewer than 52 people were bound over noit to harm him in the year 1594
Grisel DUNBAR Wife   Y Lady Mochrum. Married in 1583. Died without issue before 11th August 1586.
Elizabeth CUNINGHAME 2nd Wife   Y Daughter of William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn. Widow of James Crawford of Auchinames.
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as Sixth Laird of Craigends Born Circa 1585 per Rev JD Mackenzie
Alexander CUNINGHAME Son Y      
John CUNINGHAME Son Y      

6th LAIRD OF CRAIGENDS

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1615 1647 William CUNINGHAME Head Y   Sixth Laird of Craigends. Married twice. Died July 1647.
Elizabeth STEWART Wife   Y Daughter of Sir Archibald of Castlemilk. A second cousin to her husband.
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   His death preceded that of his father. Born 1603. Married
Archibald CUNINGHAME Son Y   Acquired lands of Craigbet,Torr & Threipy. Married Isobel Crawford of Kilbirnie.
Gabriel CUNINGHAME Son Y   Educated at St Andrews University. Married Jean Blair of Blair.
James CUNINGHAME Son Y   Of Bridgeend, Calder & Langyards.  
Janet CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married John Crawford of Crawfurdland.. Married in 1630.
Agnes CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married [1] John Hamilton Married [2] Wallace of Ferguslie.
Jeane CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married James Roberton, commissiary of Hamilton  
Elizabeth CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married [1] Sir John Cunningham of Gilbertfield  

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