'Barclay04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Barclay of Collairnie, Barclay of Craufurd John (Crawfordjohn), Barclay of Kilbirnie, Barclay of Ladyland

William de Berkeley, 1st of Collairnie (b c1350, d before 1423)
1. David Barclay of Collairnie (d 1450)
  A. David Barclay of Collairnie (d 1467)
  m. Helen Spittal per 'Fife (P&H)' or Helen Douglas (per 'RootsWeb')
  i. David Barclay of Collairnie (d 1492)
  m. Margaret Douglas (per 'RootsWeb')
  a. Sir David Barclay of Collairnie (b 1482, d 1567)
  m. Marion (or Marjorie) Stewart (possibly dau of Thomas Stewart, 2nd Lord Innermeath)
(1) David Barclay of Collairnie (d Pinkie 10.04.1547)
  m. (1523) Jonete Sandilands (dau of Sir John Sandilands of Cruvie)
  (A) David Barclay of Collairnie (b 1530, d 09.08.1587)
  m. (mcrt 27.11.1555) Margaret Wemyss (d 09.1608, dau of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss)
  (i) David Barclay of Collairnie (d 1622)
  m. Helen Balfour (dau of Sir James Balfour of Pittendreich)
(a) Sir David Barclay of Collairnie (d 1656)
  m. (1618) Euphame (or Isabel) Leslie (dau of Patrick Leslie, 1st Lord Lindores)
  ((1)) Robert Barclay of Collairnie (d 1663)
  m. (1645) ?? (dau of laird of Ross or Ardross?)
  ((A)) Sir David Barclay of Collairnie (d c1670)
  m. Ann Riddell (b 1595, d 1675, dau of Sir John Riddell, 1st Bart of Riddell)
  ((i)) John Barclay of Collairnie (d 1702)
((B)) James Barclay
  ((i)) John Barclay of Collairnie (d 1709)
  ((a)) Antonia Barclay of Collairnie
  m. (1717) Henry Steuart, later Steuart-Barclay of Collairnie (b 1697, d 10.02.1780)
  ((C)) Robert Barclay
  ((i)) Thomas Barclay
  ((2)) Margaret Barclay probably of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas Nairne of Sandford (d 15.07.1664)
((3)) Beatrix Barclay probably of this generation
  m. David Clephane of Carslogie
  Of this family was the undermentioned Michael who may have been a brother rather than nephew/cousin of one of the lairds of Collairnie.
  (b) ?? Barclay
  ((1)) Michael Barclay
  ((A)) Anne Barclay (d 25.05.1708)
  m. Sir George Wishart, 1st Bart of Cliftonhall (d 08.1722)
  (c) Margaret Barclay probably of this generation
  m. (1606) Sir James Sibbald of Rankeillour, 1st Bart (d 05.1650)
  (B) William Barclay (b 1546, d 1606, "youngest brother")
  m. (1581) Annie de Malleville (Melville ?)
  (i) John Barclay (b 1582, d 1621, author)



Sir Walter Barclay of Craufurd John (Crawfordjohn)
Paterson starts with Sir Walter and then mentions Hugh (a 1357), leaving the implication that Hugh was Walter's immediate successor, but it appears that his wife Margaret was probably the heiress of the Sir John who d 1242.
m. Margaret Craufurd (dau of Sir John Craufurd of Craufurd John, m1/2. Sir Archibald Douglas (who d c1240))
1. ?? Barclay
  A. ?? Barclay
Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Barclay
  a. Hugh Barclay of Craufurd John (Crawfordjohn) (a 1357) succeeded by ...
  (1) Sir Hugh Barclay of Craufurd John & Kilbirnie (a 1397)
  (A) Sir Adam Barclay of Craufurd John & Kilbirnie (a 1429)
  (i) Sir John Barclay of Kilbirnie & Craufurd John (dspm 1470)
  (a) Marjory Barclay
  m. Malcolm Craufurd of Greenock (a 1499)
  (B) Archibald Barclay, 1st of Ladyland
  (i) ?? Barclay
  (a) ?? Barclay
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  ((1)) ?? Barclay
  ((A)) David Barclay of Ladyland (a 1564, 1568)
  m. Margaret Craufurd ("probably of the Kilbirnie family")
  ((i)) Hew Barclay of Ladyland (dsps c1598?, poet)
m. Isobel Stewart (a 1618)
  ((ii)) David Barclay of Ladyland (d 1606)
  ((a)) David Barclay of Ladyland (a 1617, d by1654?)
  m. _ Cuninghame (dau of Alexander Cuninghame of Corsehill)
  (((1))) Sir David Barclay of Ladyland & Auchinniff (a 1654)
  ((b)) William Barclay (a 1619, burgess of Irvine)
  m. Margaret Cunynghame
  ((c)) Hugh Barclay (a 1619)
  ((iii)) Elizabeth Barclay
  m. Hugh Craufurd of Kilbirnie

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 02.07.03, last updated 08.06.04) : 'Fife (P&H, vol 2, p342+)', various web sites (in particular 'RootsWeb')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 30.05.20) : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p113+ & p121+)
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