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CodeNA9322
Person NameCunninghame Graham; family
Epithetfamily
ActivityJohn Graham of Polder was succeeded by his eldest son William. William (d 1684) was created 1st baronet of Gartmore in 1665 and died in 1684. His eldest son Sir John Graham (d 1708), 2nd baronet of Gartmore, died unmarried on 12 July 1708 and the estate passed on to his cousin Robert Graham fo Gallingad who then became of Gartmore. Nicol Graham inherited the estates of Gartmore and Gallingad from his father and in 1732 married Lady Margaret Cunninghame, the daughter of William Cunninghame, 12th earl of Glencairn. William Cunninghame Cunninghame Graham, the second son of Nicol Graham, succeeded his father in the estates of Gartmore and Gallingad. He also inherited the estate of Finlayston from John, earl of Glencairn and consequently assumed the name of Cunninghame. He was Reciever-General for Jamaica and member of parliament for Stirlingshire. Robert Cunninghame Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore and Finlayston (1799-1863), his son, died on 23 January 1863 and was succeeded by his eldest son. William Cunninghame Graham Bontine (1825-1883) of Gartmore and Ardoch was justice of the peace and vice-lieutenant of Dumbarton and Deputy Lieutenant for Stirling. He was an officer in the 2nd Dragoons and Major in the Renfrewshire Militia. He died in 1883 and was succeeded by Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936) of Gartmore and Ardoch, author traveller and politician. He was member of parliament for North West Lanarkshire, 1886-1892.
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