Cuninghame Genealogy 1479-1917

Table of Lairds of Craigends.

And their families.  

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

 

9th Laird of Craigends

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1727 1742 Alexander CUNINGHAME Head Y   9th Laird of Craigends. Born 1690. Also served as MP for 8 years.Died in September 1742.
Anne HOUSTOUN Wife   Y Daughter of Sir John, the last Houstoun of Houstoun.  
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as 10th Laird of Craigends.  
Christian CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married Boyd Porterfield of Duchal.  
Margaret CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Died Unmarried  
Lilias CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Unmarried  
Joanna CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married Claude Alexander of Newton. Married in 1746.
Katherine CAMPBELL 2nd Wife   Y Daughter of Sir John Campbell of Houston. No further Issue.

10th Laird of Craigends

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1742 1765 William CUNINGHAME Head Y   10th Laird of Craigends.Died 1765. All 3 of his sons became Lairds. Carried on a coal works and great lime works in the barony.
Margaret CUNINGHAME Wife   Y Daughter of husbands Uncle William. Married 2nd February 1755.
Alexander CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as 11th Laird of Craigends Born 21st April 1756.
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Born 27th November 1757 & succeeded brother as 12th Laird. Served in 76th regiment. Lived in Jamaica and died, unmarried preparing to return to Craigends.
John CUNINGHAME Son Y   Born 12-13th February 1759 and succeeded brother as 13th Laird. Captain in 94th regiment.

11th Laird of Craigends

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1765 1790 Alexander CUNINGHAME Head Y   11th Laird of Craigends. Died in 1790. Owned Rich properties in West Indies.
Anne MCDOWALL Wife   Y Daughter of William McDowall of Garthland and Castle Semple.  
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   His death preceded that of his father. Died as an infant.

12th Laird of Craigends

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1790 1792 William CUNINGHAME Head Y   12th Laird of Craigends. Died unmarried in 1792. Captain in 76th Regiment.

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