'Cunningham04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cunynghame of Brownhill, Cuninghame of Caprington, Cuningham of Cuninghamhead, Cunynghame of Geis (Geise or Geiss), Cunynghame of Lambrughton, Dick of Prestonfield

Robert Cuningham, 1st of Cuninghamhead
m. ?? Douglas, heiress of Cuninghamhead
1. William Cuningham, 2nd of Cuninghamhead
  m. daughter of the laird of Langlando
  There is some confusion on the relationship with the family of Langlando. According to "Doig", their son William (3rd of Cuninghamhead) may also have married a daughter of that family. Doig also shows Andrew, second son of William (2nd of Cuninghamhead) as being "of Langlando".
A. William Cuningham, 3rd of Cuninghamhead
  i. Robert Cuningham, 4th of Cuninghamhead
  m. Margaret Moir (dau of laird of Pokellie, probably Hugh Moir)
  a. Sir William Cuninghame, 5th of Cuninghamhead
  m. Isabel Cuningham (dau of William Cunningham, 4th Earl of Glencairn)
  (1) John Cuninghame, 6th of Cuninghamhead
  m1. (mcrt 07.12.1554) Margaret/Elizabeth Boyd (dau of Robert Boyd, 5th Lord)
  m2. Barbara Lauder (dau of ?? Lauder of Hatton)
  (A) John Cuninghame, 7th of Cuninghamhead (d c1607)
  m. Mary Edmonstone (dau of Sir James Edmonstone, 6th of Duntreath)
(i) Sir William Cuninghame, 1st Bart of Cuninghamhead (b 24.11.1601, d 06.1640)
  m1. (1619) Elizabeth Nicolson (dau of Thomas Nicolson of Aberdeen)
  (a) Sir William Cuninghame, 2nd Bart of Cuninghamhead (d 1670)
  m. (08.1661) Ann Ruthven (d 1689, dau of Thomas Ruthven, 1st Lord of Freeland)
  ((1)) Sir William Ruthven-Cuninghame, 3rd Bart of Cuninghamhead (b c1665, dsp 10.1724)
  m. Ann Stewart (dau of Sir Archibald Stewart, 1st Bart of Castlemilk)
  ((2)) Isabel Cuninghame (d unm)
  (b) Barbara Cuninghame
  m. (1655) William Mure of Caldwell
m2. (1636) Margaret Campbell (dau of Hugh Campbell, 1st Lord of Loudoun)
  (ii) son
  (iii) Jean Cuninghame
  m. James Edmonstone
  (iv) Barbara Cuninghame
  m. (1624) James Fullarton of Fullarton (d 1667)
  (v) Elizabeth Cuninghame
  m1. Sir George Cunningham (Colonel)
  m2. (01.01.1641) William Sandilands of Hilderston
  (B) Agnes Cuninghame (a 1597) possibly fits here
  m. George Campbell of Cesnock (a 1597)
(2) ?? Cuninghame of Towrlands
  m. daughter of laird of Ridhall
  (3) Donald Cuninghame, Bishop of Aberdeen
  (4) Margaret Cuninghame (d 1618) --
  m1. William Cuninghame, 4th of Craigends (d 1568) --
  m2. laird of Inchmarten
  m3. (c1575) Paul Dog of Dunrobin (b c1535, d by 07.05.1629)
  (5) Marion Cuninghame
  m. John Mure of Rowallan (b c1515, d 1581)
  b. daughter
  m. laird of Adamtour
  c. daughter
  m. laird of Fairlie
  d. daughter
  m. laird of Jereswood
  ii. Mathew Cuningham of Sandguik
  B. Andrew Cuningham (of Langlando ?)



Adam Cuninghame of Bedlan, 1st of Caprington
m. (c1425) ?? Wallace, heiress of Caprington (dau of Sir Duncan Wallace of Sundrum)
1. Adam Cuninghame, 2nd of Caprington (d 1497)
  BLG1952 gives dates for this Adam as 1426-97 but it is not clear whether or not these were the dates of his birth & death or the period when he was laird. implying that his father either died in 1426 or handed over the estate to him at that time or that that was the year that he obtained Caprington through his mother, with his father being identified as the 1st laird 'de facto' rather than 'de jure'.
  A. Sir Adam Cuninghame, 3rd of Caprington
  m. Isobel Craufurd (dau of Malcolm Craufurd of Kilbirnie)
  i. John Cuninghame, 4th of Caprington (d 1564)
  m1. Annabella Campbell (d by 06.1575, dau of Sir Hugh Campbell of Loudoun, Sheriff of Ayr)
a. William Cuninghame, 5th of Caprington (a 1583)
  m. (24.02.1542) Agnes Hamilton (d c22.05.1609, dau of Sir William Hamilton of Sanqhuar)
  (1) William Cuninghame, 6th of Caprington
  Possibly the William of Caprington who married ...
  m. Agnes Campbell (dau of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun) assumed to the been the mother of ...
(A) Sir William Cuninghame, 7th of Caprington
  m. (mcrt 05.01.1628) Margaret Hamilton (d before 04.05.1642, dau of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn)
  (2) John Cunynghame of Brownhill (in Tarbolton) & Geis (in Caithness)
  Henderson starts by reporting what was reported by Douglas but then points out various problems with Douglas's findings. Henderson does not identify John's 1st wife but notes that Douglas suggests that his son William married ## Janet Leslie, dau of Patrick, 1st Lord Lindores ##. BP1934 identifies that Janet as John's 1st wife. However, BLG1952 identifies John's 1st wife as ...
  m1. Eleanor Macadam (dau of Andrew Macadam of Waterhead)
(A) William Cunynghame of Rudelands & Brownhill & Geis (dsp)
  m2. Elizabeth Sinclair (dau of Sir John Sinclair of Greenland & Ratter)
  (B) Sir John Cunynghame of Lambrughton & Brownhill, 1st Bart of Caprington (bur 29.11.1684)
  m. Margaret Murray (dau of John Murray of Touchadam)
  (i) Sir William Cunynghame, 2nd Bart of Caprington & Lambrughton (bpt 07.02.1664, d 1740)
  m. (1696) Janet Dick (d 20.06.1753, dau/heir of Sir James Dick, 1st Bart of Prestonfield)
(a) Sir John Cunynghame, 3rd Bart of Caprington & Lambrughton (b c1696, d 30.11.1777)
  m. (1749) Elizabeth Montgomery (d 1800, dau of Alexander, 9th Earl of Eglinton)
((1)) Sir William Cunynghame, 4th Bart of Caprington & Lambrughton (b 19.12.1752, dsp 16.01.1829)
  (b) Sir William Cunynghame, later Dick, 2nd Bart of Prestonfield (b 12.06.1701, dsp 14.01.1746)
  m. Anne Mackenzie (dau of Sir James Mackenzie of Royston)
  (c) Sir Alexander Cunynghame, later Dick, 3rd Bart of Prestonfield (b 22.10.1703, d 10.11.1785)
  m1. (01.04.1736) Janet Dick (d 26.12.1760, dau of Alexander Dick, cousin?)
  ((1))+ 2 (or 3?) daughters
  m2. (23.03.1762) Mary Butler (dau of David Butler of Pembroke)
((3)) Sir William Dick, 4th Bart of Prestonfield (b 07.01.1762, d 19.11.1796)
  m. (03.03.1786) Joanna Douglas (dau of William Douglas of Garvaldfoot)
  ((A)) Sir Alexander Dick, 5th Bart of Prestonfield (b 08.12.1786, d unm 02.06.1808)
  ((B)) Mary Dick
  m. Rev. David Wauchope (son of John of Edmonstone)
  ((C)) Anne Dick of Caprington (d 01.03.1830)
  m. John Smith (WS)
  Their son inherited Caprington and took the name Cuninghame.
((D)) Agnes Joanna Dick
  m. (12.01.1830) Alexander Pringle of Whytbank (b 30.01.1791, 02.09.1857)
  ((E)) Elizabeth Dick (d 09.03.1858)
  m. (1824) Sir Duncan Macgregor (d 1881, General)
  ((4)) Sir John Dick, 6th Bart of Prestonfield (b 10.06.1767, d unm 14.12.1812)
  ((5)) Sir Robert Keith Dick, 7th Bart of Prestonfield, later Dick-Cunyngham, Bart of Lambrughton (b 14.12.1773, d 14.12.1889) had issue
  m. (15.05.1807) Harriet Hanmer (d 27.01.1858, dau of Thomas Hanmer of Stapleton)
((6)) Elizabeth Dick (d 04.07.1835)
  m. (25.11.1788) Robert Lindsay of Balcarres (b 25.01.1754, d 04.07.1835)
  ((7)) Mary Dick
  m. (1789) Alexander Pringle of Whytbank (b 11.1747, d 1827)
  ((8)) Margaret Dick (d 21.07.1846)
  m. (1793) James Stark of Kingsdale
  (d) Janet Cuningham (d 29.12.1758)
m. (03.04.1691) George Foulis, later Foulis-Primrose of Dunipace (b 10.05.1667, dvp 1707)
  (e) Anne Cunynghame (d 23.01.1776)
  m. Sir Robert Dalrymple of Castleton (dvp 21.08.1734)
  (f) Christian Cunynghame (b 23.04.1710, d 11.1741) 6th daughter
  m. Sir John Douglas, 3rd Bart of Kelhead (d 13.11.1778)
  (C) James Cunningham of Geise & Reaster
  m. Barbara Sinclair (dau of Sir James Sinclair of Murkle)
  (i) James Cunningham of Reaster (a 1686)
  (D) George Cunningham (d by 1698)
m. Isabel Dundas
  (E) Adam Cunningham) in Carsgo (a 1661, 1709)
  m. Jean Milburn
  (F) Alexander Cunningham
  (G) Jean Cunningham
m1. (1632) Alexander Sinclair of Latheron (d before 1638)
  m2. (1647) William Sinclair of Ratter (d after 04.05.1663)
  (H) Margaret Cunningham (a 1683)
  m. William Innes of Borlum
  (I) Janet Cunningham
  m. David Murray of Clairden
  (J) Isobel Cunningham
  m. Alexander Sinclair of Telstane
  (K) Anne Cunningham
m1. John Bruce of Ham
  m2. William Sutherland
  (L) Mary Cunningham
  m. _ Stewart of Ascog
  (3) Hew Cuninghame of Previck
  (4) Margaret Cunynghame possibly of this generation
  m. (1569) Sir John Maxwell of Pollok (d Lockerby 07.12.1593)
  (5) Janet Cunninghame probably of this generation
m. John Hamilton of Cambuskeith
  b. Janet Cuninghame
  m. Alexander Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn (d 1574)
  c. Margaret Cuninghame
  m1. (1537) Gilbert Kennedy, younger of Blairquhan
  m2. Robert Crichton, 4th Lord of Sanquhar
  d. Annabella Cuninghame probably of this generation
  m. James Chalmer of Gadgirth (a 1550)
  e. Helen Cuninghame probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. (1547) Sir James Hamilton of Evandale & Crawfordjohn (d 12.1597)
  m2. Elizabeth Cunningham (dau of William Cunningham, 4th Earl of Glencairn)
  ii. Marion Cunninghame --
  m. Alexander Hamilton, 4th of Cambuskeith --
  B. Elizabeth Cuninghame possibly of this generation --
  m. James Makgill of Glenguiken --
2. daughter probably of this generation
  m. John Fullarton of that ilk & Corsbie (d 1498)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section: "Doig" (see Sources on Cunningham03), BEB1844 (Cunninghame of Cunninghamhead)
(2) For lower section: BLG1952 (Cuninghame of Caprington) with support & input from BP1934 (Dick-Cunyngham), BPGS2001 (Fergusson-Cuninghame of Caprington), 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Cunninghams', p201+)
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