'Carlyle2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Carlyle of Boytath, Carlyle of Torthorwald

William Carlyle of Torthorwald (d before 10.11.1463)
m. Elizabeth Kirkpatrick (d before 1436, probably dau of Sir Duncan Kirkpatrick 'of that ilk')
1. Sir John Carlyle, 1st Lord of Torthorwald (d before 03.03.1500-1)
  m1. Elizabeth Kirkpatrick (dau of Thomas Kirkpatrick of Closeburn)
  m2. (before 1476) Janet (a 1484)
  A. John, Master of Carlyle (dvp before 10.1477)
i. Sir William Carlyle, 2nd Lord (d before 28.05.1525)
  m. (before 12.07.1487) Janet Maxwell (dau of Robert Maxwell, 3rd Lord of Carlaverock)
  a. James Carlyle, 3rd Lord (dsp before 15.01.1525/6)
  m. Janet Scrimgeour (a 11.1546, dau of Sir James Scrimgeour of Dudhope)
  b. Michael Carlyle, 4th Lord (d 06.1575)
  m1. Jane Charteris (dau of John Charteris of Amisfield)
(1) Esota Carlyle
  m. (c1550) Arthur Graham of Blawatwood
  m2. Mariota Maxwell
  Uncertain by which wife were ...
  (2) son (dvp before 1551)
  (3) William, Master of Carlyle (dvp by 1572)
  m. (mcrt 01.08.1551) Jean Johnstone (d 1608, dau of James Johnstone, younger of that ilk)
  (A) Elizabeth Carlyle (a 08.05.1642)
  m1. (before 11.08.1587) Sir James Douglas of Parkhead, later of Torthorwald (d 07.1608)
  m2. (c1614) William Sinclair of Blans
  (4) Michael Carlyle of Locharthur (d before 26.09.1585)
  m. Grizel Maxwell (a 04.1605, dau of John, Lord Maxwell, possibly John Maxwell, 8th Lord of Carlaverock)
(A) John Carlyle ancestor of Carlyles of Locharthur
  (B)+ other issue
  (5) John Carlyle, 1st of Boytath
  (A) James Carlyle, 2nd of Boytath (d 1634)
  m. Margaret Carlyle (dau of William Carlyle of Brackenquhat)
  (i) James Carlyle, 3rd of Boytath (d by 1673)
  m1. (mcrt 21.04.1645) Janet Carruthers (dau of John Carruthers of Holmains)
  (a) Thomas Carlyle, 4th of Boytath
  m. Margaret Menzies (dau of John Menzies of Hangingshaw)
  ((1))+ issue - James (dsp 1774), William (dspm 1743), Agnes
  (b) George Carlyle (d 1692)
  m. Elizabeth Nisbet
  ((1)) James Carlyle (dsp)
  ((2)) Thomas Carlyle in Travalah, co. Denbigh
  ((A))+ issue - George (dsp), Joseph, 4 daughters
  ((3)) Margaret Carlyle
  m2. Marion Johnstone (dau of _ Johnstone of Elchieshields)
  (c) Patrick Carlyle
  m. Isabel Carruthers
  ((1))+ issue - James, 3 daughters
  (d) Robert Carlyle
  m. ??? Wright
  ((1)) issue - James (dsp 1741, in Dumfries), Alexander
  (e)+ other issue (dsp) - Alexander Carlyle of Robiequhat or Scarigs, Samuel, James
  Unknown by which wife were ...
(h) Agnes Carlyle
  m. James Veitch (in Dumfries)
  (i) Elizabeth Carlyle
  m. John Thomson (in Dumfries)
  (ii) Mary Carlyle
  m. (10.04.1658) Herbert Cunningham
  (6) Peter Carlyle
  c. Catherine Carlyle
BE1883 suggests she was two generations earlier (by the 1st Lord's marriage to Janet).
  m. (1516) Simon Carruthers of Mouswald
  d. Elizabeth Carlyle
  ii. Robert Carlyle
  iii. Eufemia Carlyle (d before 03.1512)
  B. Robert Carlyle mentioned by BE1883 but not by TSP
  C. Mariota Carlyle (a 06.1486) mentioned by TSP but not by BE1883 --
  m. Herbert Herries, 1st Lord of Terregles (a 01.1501-2) --
  m3. (before 02.1492-3) Margaret Douglas (a 12.1509, widow of Herbert Maxwell of Monreith)
  D. John Carlyle
  E. George Carlyle
Uncertain by which wife were the following who are mentioned by TSP but not by BE1883 ...
  F. James Carlyle (rector of Kirkpatrick)
  G. daughter
  m. (before 1488) Sir Adam Murray of Duncreiff
  partner unknown
  H. Robert Carlyle (d before 01.12.1508) had issue
  m. Margaret Weir
2. Adam Carlyle (d before 11.1500)
  A. Adam Carlyle ancestor of Carlyles of Bridekirk
  m. (c1502) Ellen Carruthers (dau of Simon Carruthers of Mouswald)
3. James Carlyle (rector of Kirkpatrick)
4. Margaret Carlyle --
  m. William Douglas, 3rd of Drumlanrig (d 1464) --

Main source(s): TSP (Carlyle) with input from BE1883 (Carlyle)
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