William Cunninghame

3rd Mar 1693 - ????


"Merchant in Glasgow and Jamaica." Second son of William Cunninghame, 8th of Craigends, and his second wife Christian, daughter of Sir John Colquhoun of Luss. Married Martha Robson, one daughter, Margaret. Married secondly Agnes Campbell, sister of Sir James Campbell. Through his second wife he inherited a share of Grandvale estate in Jamacia (her brother Sir James Campbell, who died in 1731, had owned the estate). Deceased by the time of his daughter Margaret's marriage in 1755.

William's daughter Margaret married her first cousin William Cuninghame, 10th of Craigends, who had inherited the remaining share in Grandvale through his father's second wife Katherine Campbell (Katherine was another sister of Sir James Campbell of Grandvale).


Will of Sir James Campbell of Houstoun, PROB 11/674/380 . Extensive Cunninghame family genealogy at http://www.ourlocalhistory.co.uk/geneology3.html and http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/TNGWebsite/getperson.php?personID=I37507&tree=CC [both accessed 08/12/2016].

GROS OPR Marriages 685/1 480 262.

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

Further Information

[1] Martha Robson [2] Agnes Campbell

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
1735 [SY] - → Joint owner

Relationships (9)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
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Both father-in-law and...
Uncle → Nephew
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Second Wife → Husband
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law