Thomas Buchanan of Carbeth, 2nd Laird of Carbeth (c.1470 - c.1555) MP

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About Thomas Buchanan of Carbeth, 2nd Laird of Carbeth

In the middle of the fifteenth century a Thomas Buchanan a brother of Patrick Buchanan of that Ilk, who was the grandson of Sir Walter bought a considerable number of estates in Stirlingshire and Perthshire. Guthrie Smith says, 1 ' a charter in his favour, granted by Patrick Buchanan of that ilk of the lands of Gartincaber .... is dated at Buchanan 1461.' He had also a charter dated at Torphichen, 3rd Feby., 1461-62, of the Temple Lands of Letter. On the 2nd October, 1472 . . . the bailie of Halden of Gleneagles gave sasine to ' Thomas Buchanan and Robert Makcalpyn of the lands of Ballvol and Camquhele.' In 1476 he purchased from Haldane of Gleneagles the lands of ' Kepdory, Carbeth, Ballawoul,' etc. In 1482 he conveyed Carbeth to his son Thomas, ' Ballyvow ' to his son Walter, and Kepdory to Robert his eldest son and heir apparent. In 1477 he acquired the Temple lands of Ballikinrain, in 1484 he had a charter from William, Lord Graham of Middle Ledlewan (the Moss). Besides these lands he bought Drumikil, half of which he gave to his son Robert in 1496. These charters and others prove that Thomas Buchanan was a success-ful money-making man.

GEORGE BUCHANAN: A MEMORIAL 1506-1906. Contributions by various writers, compiled and edited by D. A. MILLAR *http://www.archive.org/stream/georgebuchananme00milliala/georgebuchananme00milliala_djvu.txt

  • http://archive.org/stream/cu31924028151094#page/n34/mode/1up
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  • Thomas (1St Of Carbeth) Buchanan[1]
  • From: http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/famgen/getperson.php?personID=I93223&tree=tree1
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  • From: Stirnet
    • 'Buchanan04'
  • Thomas Buchanan of Gartincaber, Drummikill and Carbeth (a 1495)
    • 1. Robert Buchanan, 2nd of Drummikill and Moss (d c.1518)
    • m. (c1472) Margaret Hay of Dillievardis
    • 2. Thomas Buchanan, 1st of Carbeth (d before 1493)
    • 3. Walter Buchanan of Balwill
  • Main sources: "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896.
    • 'Buchanan07'
  • Thomas Buchanan, 1st of Carbeth (d before 1493)
    • '1. Thomas Buchanan, 2nd of Carbeth (d before 1555)
      • ..... A. John Buchanan (dvpsp)
    • 2. John Buchanan in Easter Ballat
      • ..... A. Thomas Buchanan, 3rd of Carberth
      • ..... m1. daughter of the laird of Mains (connection presumes of the Douglas family)
        • .......... i. Thomas Buchanan, 4th of Carbeth (d before 30.06.1610)
        • .......... m. Isobel Leckie ..... etc.
      • ..... m2. Janet Buchanan (possibly a daughter of George, 15th of Buchanan, by Margaret Edmonstone ??)
        • .......... ii. John Buchanan in Gartincaber
        • ............... a. George Buchanan in Gartincaber
        • ............... m. Elizabeth Leckie (dau of Walter Leckie of Disheour) ..... etc.
        • .......... iii. Janet Buchanan
        • .......... m. Gregor McGregor of Glengyle
        • .......... iv. + other issue - Walter in Ballindoran, William in Blairnabord (b. c1547, d 1619), Archibald, Robert
        • .......... Thought to be an illegitimate son of Buchanan of Carbeth (possibly of this generation) was
        • .......... viii. Walter Buchanan, 1st of Boquhan (d before 17.05.1645)
        • .......... m. Janet Dennistoun
  • Main sources:
  • (1) "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896.
  • (2) For Ardoch: BLG1952 (Gray-Buchanan of Scotstown).
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