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Hugh Crawfurd of Kilbirnie

Also Known As: "de Craufurd", "Hugh Crawford", "Crawfurd"
Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: 1576 (46-54)
Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, , Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Lawrence Crawfurd of Kilbirnie and Helen Campbell of Loudoun
Husband of Margaret Colquhoun, of Luss and Elizabeth Barclay, of Ladyland
Father of Malcolm Crawfurd of Kilbirnie; Katherine Crawford, of Kilbirnie; Margaret Crawford, of Kilbirnie; Marion Crawford, of Kilbirnie; Elizabeth Crawford, of Kilbirnie and 2 others
Brother of Capt. Thomas Crawfurd of Jordanhill; John Crawfurd of Easter Greenock; Robert Crawfurd; Catherine Crawfurd of Kilbirnie; David Crawford, of Campbell and 1 other

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About Hugh Crawfurd of Kilbirnie

Sir Hugh Crawfurd of Kilbirnie

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  • M, #183795, b. circa 1526, d. 1576
  • Last Edited=29 Mar 2011

Hugh Crawfurd was born circa 1526.2 He lived at Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland.1. He died in 1576.2

He was the son of Laurence Crawford and Helen Campbell.2,1


  1. Margaret Colquhoun, daughter of Sir John Colquhoun 13th of Luss. 3.
  2. Elizabeth Barclay, daughter of David Barclay of Ladyland.3

      Children of Hugh Crawfurd and Margaret Colquhoun

  1. Malcolm Crawfurd of Kilbirnie+3 b. c 1551, d. 1595. Married Margaret Cunningham. Son and heir.

Children of Hugh Crawfurd and Elizabeth Barclay

  1. William Crawfurd3. (no children)
  2. Margaret Crawfurd. Married 1) John Boyle of Kilburne
  3. Marion Crawford. Married 1) James Galbraith of Kiltroich 2) Sir Auley McAuley
  4. Elizabeth Crawfurd. Married David Brodie of Castleton
  5. Katherine Crawfurd. Married William Wallace of Elderslie


Staunch friend of Mary, Queen of Scots. Signed a bond for the defense of Mary against all person whatsoever. He fought for her cause at Langside, May 13, 1568. (His brother Captain Thomas fought on the other side.)


According to "The Crawford Genealogy," there were 3 daughters by 2nd wife: Margaret, Marion & Elizabeth ... No Katherine. However she is shown in "The Crawford Peerage"


  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 350. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S443] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  3. [S400] Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, 28th edition (London, U.K.: Harrison and Sons, 1866), page 891. Hereinafter cited as The Peerage and Baronetage, 28th ed.


  1. The Crawfurd Peerage: With Other Original Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical Particulars Relating to the Illustrious Houses of Crawfurd and Kilbirnie (Google eBook) Andrew Jack & Company, 1829 - 484 pages.  Page 39
  2. The early ancestors of the Crawfords in America : an introduction to genealogies of American families of the name. Fred E. Crawford.  1940. Page 22


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Hugh Crawfurd of Kilbirnie's Timeline

Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 25
Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 29
Of, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 30
Of, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 32
Of, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 36
Of, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 38
Of, Knightswood, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Age 40
Of, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland