'Crawford08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Craufuird of Ardmillan, Craufuird of Baidland

The following family is thought to have descended from a younger son of Hugh de Crawford of Loudoun.
Andrew Craufuird of Baidland
1. Andrew Craufuird resumed related to ....
  A. James Craufuird of Baidland (a 1546, 1552) succeeded by ...
  i. Andrew Craufuird of Baidland (d 03.1609)
  Paterson reports that Douglas suggests that Andrew m. Jean, dau of Sir James Lockhart of Lee, but notes that it was a later laird who married a Lockhart.
  m. _ Blair (dau of William Blair of the Strand)
  a. David Craufuird of Baidland
m. Jean (m2. George Campbell of Grenockmaynes)
  (1) Patrick Craufuird of Baidland (d before 1619)
  (A) Andrew Craufuird of Baidland (d 04.1630)
  m. Margaret (not Jean) Lockhard (a 1646, dau of Sir James Lockhart of Lee)
(i) James Craufuird of Baidland (dsp before 1640?)
  (ii) William Craufuird of Baidland
  (a) James Craufuird of Baidland, later of Ardmillan (Major)
  m. ?? Kennedy (dau/coheir of Hugh Kennedy of Ardmillan by Margaret Blair)
  ((1)) William Craufuird of Ardmillan (dvp 1712)
  m. Margaret Kennedy (dau of (Thomas?) Kennedy of Baltersan)
  ((A)) Archibald Craufuird of Ardmillan (d 1748)
m. Marion Hay ("a descendant of one of the branches of the Tweeddale family")
  ((i)) Archibald Craufuird of Ardmillan (d 1784)
  m. Anne Kennedy (dau of Robert Kennedy of Liverpool)
  ((a)) Archibald Craufuird (d 16.05.1824, WS)
  m. Margaret Craufuird (cousin) @@ below
  (((1))) Thomas MacMicken Craufuird of Grange & Kilsanctninian (b 12.08.1814, 6th son) had issue
  m. (13.06.1843) Elizabeth Fraser Glbraith (dau ooooof David Stewart Galbraith of Mackrihanish & Dromore)
  (((2))) Margaret Craufuird
  m. (08.07.1831) William Handley Sterndale
  (((2))) Anne Craufuird
  m.(07.1847) Graham Hutcheson
  (((3)))+ other issue - John Macmiken (d young), Thomas (d young), Archibald (d young), Robert (dsp), Hugh (d young in Jamaica), Hamilton Cathcart, John Graham of Gartur (Stirlingshire) & Jamaica (d 05.1840), Marion, Ann (d young), 5 other daughters (d young)
  ((b))+ other issue
((ii)) Thomas Craufuird of Ardmillan (d 1793)
  m1. Anne Taylor (dau of John Taylor of East Sheen)
  ((a)) Archibald Clifford Blackwell Craufuird of Ardmillan (Major) had issue
  m. Jane Leslie
  ((b)) Anne Craufuird
m. _ Macmiken of Grange
  ((c)) Margaret Craufuird
  m. Archibald Craufuird (cousin) @@ above
  m2. Jane Hamilton (b 1744-5, d 25.05.1825, dau of Rev. Hugh Hamilton of Girvan)
  ((B)) James Craufuird in England descendants in Sussex
  ((C)) daughter probably duplication with generation earlier
  m. David Craufurd of Drumsoy
  ((2)) daughter
  m. David Craufurd of Drumsoy
  ((3)) daughter
m. _ Stewart of Fintuloch
  ((4)) other issue
  James "had a numerous family, some of whom settled in Ireland, where several branches still remain".
  (b) Isabel Craufuird (d 1645?)
  m. James Craufuird of Jordanhill
  (iii) Hugh Craufuird of Clobarhilh
  (2) Jean Craufuird
  (3) Margaret Craufuird
  m. (mcrt 31.12.1604) James Boyle of Hawkhill
  b.+ other issue - Patrick, Margaret

Main source(s): 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p418+), 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p77+), BLG1886 ('Craufuird of Ardmillan')
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