'Boyle01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Boyle of Ballikewin, Boyle of Figgidoch, Boyle of Halkihirst, Boyle of Kelburn(e), Boyle of Polruskane, Boyle of South Ballochmartine

Like many other families, it is known that this family was long-established in certain locations but the records proving descent from the earlier ancestors have been lost or destroyed. The first of proven record is ...
Robert Boyle of Kelburn (a 1456)
1. ?? Boyle (dvp)
  A. William Boyle of Kelburn (a 1477, 1493)
  i. John Boyle of Kelburne (d c07.1555)
m1/2. ?? John appears to have had several children by his first wives whose identities are not known.
  a. Patrick Boyle of Polruskane (dvp c1547 Pinkie ?)
  (1) John Boyle of Polruskane, later of Kelburne (d before 26.02.1559-60)
  m. Agnes Fraser (d 06.01.1595, dau of John Fraser of Knock)
  (A) John Boyle of Kelburne (d 01.08.1611)
  m. Marion Crawford (d 10.1596, dau of Hugh Crawford of Kilbirnie)
  (i) John Boyle of Kelburne (b c1585, d 05.1650, Rector of Glasgow University)
  m. (mcrt 09.03.1611) Agnes Maxwell (dau of Sir John Maxwell of Nether Pollok)
  (a) Grizel Boyle (a 1685)
  m. (mcrt 05.08.1635) David Boyle of Halkishirst, later of Kelburne (d 1672) @@ below
  (ii) Robert Boyle, later in Carrickmacross (a 1600, 05.1665)
(a) Marie Boyle
  m. George Makullo
  (iii) James Boyle (d c05.1639)
  m. Margaret Smyth
  (iv) William Boyle had issue
  m1. Christian Power (dau of Hew Power)
  m2. Elizabeth Maxwell
  (v) Jean Boyle (d 07.1631)
  m. (by 24.05.1592) William Barclay of Perceton (d 08.1628)
  (vi) Marion Boyle (d 11.1636)
  m1. (before 31.07.1599) Matthew Ross of Hayning Ross (d 10.1617)
  m2. (mcrt 01.09.1620, sp) James Law, Archbishop of Glasgow (d 13.10.1632)
  (vii) Isabel Boyle
  m. (mcrt 01.10.1606) Alexander Bruce, younger of Auchinbowie
(viii) Margaret Boyle
  m. (1613) William Hamilton of Wadderhill (of Blair fmaily)
  (ix) Agnes Boyle (d c07.1649)
  m. (after 11.02.1606) John Boyle, younger of South Ballochmartine
  (x) Elizabeth Boyle
  m. Robert Sempill of Mylnbank
  (B) Thomas Boyle (d 08.1614) had issue
  m. Janet Barclay (dau of William Stewart, younger of Galston)
  (C) Margaret Boyle
  m. John Cunningham of Caddell (of Glengarnock family)
  b. John Boyle of Ballikewin (a 09.1583)
  m. (before 08.04.1536) Katharine Wallace (dau of Wallace of Carinhill)
  (1) John Boyle of Ballikewin (d 20.08.1599) had issue
  m1. Jonet Cunningham (dau of Alexander Cunningham of Toir)
  m2. (before 27.02.1593) Marjorie or Marion Fraser (d 1601, possibly of Knock, widow of John Montgomerie of Flatt)
(2) David Boyle of Figgidoch (d 06.1614)
  m1. (before 12.11.1569) Katharine Boyd (dau of James, son of Lord Boyd)
  (A) Robert Boyle of Figgidoch (09.1626) had issue
  m. Margaret Montgomerie (a 07.1622, probably dau of Hugh Montgomerie of Portry)
  (B) James Boyle of Halkishirst (a 03.05.1651)
  m1. (mcrt 31.12.1604) Margaret Crawfurd (dau of John Crawfurd, younger of Bedland)
  (i) David Boyle of Halkishirst, later of Kelburne (d 1672)
  m. (mcrt 05.08.1635) Grizel Boyle (a 1685, dau of John Boyle of Kelburne) @@ above
  (a) John Boyle of Kelburne, acting Sheriff of Bute (d 10.1685)
  m1. (mcrt 03.1665) Marion Steuart (d before 15.01.1672, dau of Sir Walter Steuart of Allanton)
  m2. (mcrt 28.04.1676) Jean Mure (dau of Sir William Mure of Rowallan)
  (b) James Boyle of Montgomerieston, Provost of Irvine (d before 28.02.1710)
  m. (mcrt 27.02.1668) Janet Barclay (dau of Robert Barclay, Provost of Irvine)
  ((1))+ 1 son and 2 daughters
  (c) Patrick Boyle of Smiddieshaw (d before 31.01.1721)
  m. (before 16.12.1712) Margaret Crawfurd (dau of William Crawfurd of Smiddieshaw)
  ((1)) Margaret Boyle (d unm before 13.02.1740)
  (d) Robert Boyle (a 03.1663)
  (e) Thomas Boyle of Tullochdonell (a 12.1680)
  (f) Mary Boyle
  m. (mcrt 15.04.1670) William Wallace of Shewalton
  (g) Grizel Boyle (a 15.10.1673)
  (ii) James Boyle in Glasgow
  (iii) Janet Boyle (d 1641)
  m. James Stewart in Glasgow
  (iv) Margaret Boyle
  m. (mcrt 16.12.1637) Robert Blakburne (of Fairlie family)
  m2. (mcrt 22.08.1622, div 1632) Jean Barclay (dau of Gavin Barclay of Irvine)
  (C) Margaret Boyle
  m. (mcrt 05.11.1591) John McGibboun (of Kelburnefoot family)
  m2. Margaret Crawfurd (dau of Patrick Crawfurd of Cartsburn)
  (D) Archibald Boyle
  (E) John Boyle
  (F)+ 2 daughters
  c. Robert Boyle of South Ballochmartine (d 1572)
  (1) John Boyle of South Ballochmartine (d 1635) had issue
  m. Marion Crawfurd
  d. William Boyle of Braidshaw
  (1)+ 1 son and 1 daughter
  e. John Boyle of Dalgarnock
f. Archibald Boyle
  g. Elizabeth Boyle
  m. Robert Cunningham, later of Auchinharvie
  h. Margaret Boyle
  m. John Crawfurd of Giffordland (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m3(?). Agnes Ross
  i. Janet Boyle
  m(?). James Jamieson of Haillie Jamieson
  j.+ other issue - John, Andrew, Margaret, Elizabeth, Katharine
2. daughter possibly of this generation (could be earlier)
  m. Thomas Kelso of Kelsoland (a 1444)

Main source(s): TSP (Glasgow), BP1934 (Glasgow)
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