'Cunningham07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cunningham of (West) Barns, Cunynghame of Livingstone, Cunyngham(e) of Milncraig, Cunyngham (Cuningham) of Polquhairn

James Cuningham of Polquhairn (a 1578) possibly father of ...
1. William Cunyngham of Polquhairn (a 1585)
  m1. Janet McAdam
  m2. Agnes Muir
  Not known which wife was mother of ...
A. William (?) Cunyngham of Milncraig
  m. _ Cathgart (dau of William Cathgart of Corbieston)
  i. William (?) Cunyngham of Milncraig
  m. ?? Crawford (dau of David Crawford of Kerse)
a. David Cunningham of Milncraig (d 12.1659)
  m. Margaret Masoun (dau of John Masoun or Maisson of Rosebank (Town Clerk of Ayr))
  (1) Sir David Cunynghame, 1st Bart of Milncraig & Livingstone (d 28.01.1708)
  m1. Isobell Dalrymple (bpt 14.08.1666, dau of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair)
  (A) Sir James Cunynghame, 2nd Bart of Milncraig (d unm 01.02.1747) presumed of this marriage
  m2. (16.03.1698) Elizabeth Baird (dau of Sir Robert Baird, 1st Bart of Saughton Hall)
(B) Sir David Cunynghame, 3rd Bart of Milncraig & Livingstone (b 01.08.1700, d 10.10.1767, Lt. General)
  m. (05.1731) Mary Montgomerie (b 20.11.1704, d 06.1777, dau of Alexander, 9th Earl of Eglinton)
  (i) Sir William Augustus Cunynghame, 4th Bart of Milncraig (d 17.01.1828)
  m1. (21.10.1768) Frances Myrton (d 14.10.1771, dau of Sir Robert Myrton, 2nd Bart of Gogar)
  (a) Sir David Cunynghame, 5th Bart of Milncraig (b 14.08.1769, d 19.05.1854, Colonel) had issue
m1. Maria Thurlow (d 21.02.1816, natural dau of Edward, Lord Thurlow, Lord Chancellor of England)
  m2. (31.03.1817) Gertrude Henrietta Kimpton (d 1842, dau of William Kimpton of Ampthill)
  (b) Robert Cunynghame had issue
  m. (08.04.1813) Maria Dundas (dau of George Dundas of Dundas)
  (c) Francis Cunynghame (dsp 19.09.1816, Colonel)
  m. (08.07.1805) Jane Whiteford (dsp 19.09.1817, dau of Sir John Whiteford, 3rd Bart)
  m2. (22.06.1785) Mary Udney (dau of Robert Udney of Udney)
  (d) Frederick Alexander Cunynghame (6th son)
  m. (12.08.1823) Anne Earl (dau of Edward Earl)
  (e)+ other issue - William Augustus (b 1788, d 1827), George Augustus Frederick (b 1790, d 08.03.1853), James Stuart Wortley, Mary (d unm 12.12.1866)
  (ii) Margaret Cunynghame
  m. (08.06.1767) James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie (b 19.09.1747, d 01.03.1818)
  (C) Elizabeth Cunynghame apparently of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Bryce Whitefoord of Dunduff and Cloncaird Castle (d 01.1726)
  (2)+ other sisue - Agnes, Catherin



Wood identifies the following Sir James as "the second son of Gilbert Cunningham of Kilmaurs". We do not see a Gilbert of Kilmaurs of around this time on Cunningham01 (but do see a contemporaneous Gilbert of Glengarnock on Cunningham08).
Sir James Cunningham of Hassingden
1. Niel Cunningham, 1st of West Barns (a 1376) possibly father of ...
  A. Alexander Cunningham of West Barns (a 1390)
  i. ?? Cunningham
  a. ?? Cunningham
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (1) ?? Cunningham
  (A) John Cunningham of West Barns (a 1505) probably father or grandfather of ...
  (i) John Cunningham of West Barns
  m1. Helen Meldrum possibly parents of ...
  (a) William Cunningham of West Barns & Gallowside (a 1560, a 1599)
((1)) Alexander Cunningham of West Barns & Gallowside (a 1560, d by 1605)
  m. (before 1561) Christian Wood
  (b) ?? Cunningham (a c1570)
  ((1)) Alexander Cunningham of West Barns (a 1616, d by 1640)
m1. Helen Myrton (dau of Thomas Myrton of Cambo)
  ((A)) John Cunningham of West Barns (d before 1648)
  m. (1620) Margaret Mercer
  ((i)) Lawrence Cunningham of Barns (b before 1626, d 1658)
  ((ii)) John Cunningham of Barns (b before 1626, d before 1704)
  m. Isabel Sharp (d 1693, dau of Archbishop (James) Sharp)
  ((a)) James Cunningham of Barns (2nd son)
  m. (1689) Margaret Cunningham
  (((1)))+ issue - John (b 1689), Alexander (b 1691)
((b))+ other issue - William (dvp 1691), John (b 1685, d 1686), Agnes (b 1686, d 1689), Margaret (B 1690)
  ((iii)) Alexander Cunningham of Todsgreen
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Cunningham
  m. James Mercer in Saline
  ((B))+ other issue - Alexander, daughter
  m2. (by 1618) Elizabeth Annand
  ((2)) Allan Cunningham
  m. Helen Lamonth (dau of Henry Lamonth, cousin)
  m2. (by 1586?) Ewffame (sic) Leslie (d by 1590, dau of Earl of Rothes, widow of Learmonth of Balcomie)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 04.05.06, reviewed 19.06.20) : BP1934 ('Cunynghame, Baronets of Milncraig') with input/support from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p505+), TCB (vol 4, 'Cunynghame or Cunningham of Milncraig', p401+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 22.03.14) : 'The East Neuk of Fife' by Rev. Walter Wood (2nd edition, 1887, p397+)
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