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Humphrey Cunningham (Conyngham), Sir; 8th Laird of Glengarnock

Also Known As: "Humphrey Cunynghame", "Humphrey Cuninghame", "Cuninghame"
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Cunynghame of Polmaise, of Polmaise & Drumquhass and Margaret
Husband of Jean Buchanan
Father of William Cunningham Sr of Glengarnock; Agnes Conyngham of Glengarnock and Humphrey Cuninghame

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir Humphrey Cunningham, of Glengarnock

  • Humphrey Cunningham1
  • M, #65021, b. circa 1346
  • Father Andrew Cunningham1 b. c 1325
  • Mother Margaret1 b. c 1323
  • Humphrey Cunningham married Jean Buchanan, daughter of Sir Walter Buchanan, 11th Laird Buchanan and Margaret Buchanan.2 Humphrey Cunningham was born circa 1346 at of Glengarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.1
  • Family Jean Buchanan b. c 1366
  • Children
    • Agnes Cunningham+2 b. c 1365
    • Humphrey Cunningham+1 b. c 1385
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 2.[S11649] Clan MacFarlane & Associated Clans Genealogy.
  • From:
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  • 'Buchanan01'
  • ((1)) Maurice Buchanan, 10th of Buchanan (a 1320)
  • m. (Margaret ?) Mentieith (dau of William Menteith of Rusky)
    • ((A)) Walter Buchanan, 11th Buchanan (a 1373)
    • BLG1952 and 'Strathendrick' disagree on a number of items over the next few generations. for example: BLG reports that the John Buchanan who married Janet de Lany was the eldest son of Walter, 11th laird, and was himself 12th laird. We follow 'Strathendrick'.
    • m. Margaret
      • ((i)) .... etc.
      • ((v)) Jean Buchanan
      • m. Humphrey Cuninghame of Glengarnock
  • Main sources:
  • (1) "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896
  • (2) BLG1952 (Murray-Buchanan of Leny).
  • From:
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Glengarnock, Ayr, , Scotland