Alexander Cunninghame 11th of Craigends

1756 - 1790


Eldest son of William Cunninghame, 10th of Craigends and his wife Margaret Cuninghame (his parents had been first cousins). Married Anne, daughter of William McDowall of Garthland and Castle Semple. One son, Wiliam, who predeceased him.

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).


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

Anne McDowall

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
1765 [SY] - 1790 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (6)

Grandson → Grandfather
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Craigends, Renfrewshire, Central Scotland, Scotland