John Cunninghame 13th of Craigends

1759 - 1822


Son of William Cunninghame, 10th of Craigends and his wife Margaret Cuninghame (his parents had been first cousins). Inherited after the deaths of his eldest brother Alexander, 11th of Craigends (1756-1790) and his second brother William, 12th of Craigends (1757-1792). Grandvale had been aquired by his grandfather Alexander 9th of Craigends (1690-1742) and great uncle William Cunninghame (b. 1693), who had married Katherine and Agnes, sisters of Sir James Campbell of Grandvale (d. 1731).

Married Frances, daughter of Sir James Maxwell of Pollok, 10/05/1797. Married, secondly, Margaret, daughter of Sir William Cunninghame-Fairlie of Robertfield and widow of Captain Robert Maxwell, in July 1800. Eleven children with his second wife including William Cunninghame, 14th of Craigends (1801-1852).


Will of Sir James Campbell of Houstoun, PROB 11/674/380 . Extensive Cunninghame family genealogy at and [both accessed 08/12/2016].

We are grateful to Sara Broadbent for her assistance with this entry.

Further Information

[1] Frances Maxwell [2] Margaret Funingham-Fairlie
With [2] 5 sons, 6 daughters, including William Cuninghame, 14th of Craigends

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1792 [SY] - 1822 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (6)

Grandson → Grandfather
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Craigends, Renfrewshire, Central Scotland, Scotland