'Gilmour1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gilmour of Craigmillar

John Gilmour in Perthshire (a 1580)
1. John Gilmour of Lochmalony, Fife
A. Sir John Gilmour of Craigmillar, co. Edinburgh (Midlothian) (bpt 1605, d 1671, MP, President of the College of Justice)
  Sir John married 4 times and had 20 children. The only surviving son was Alexander, son of his 3rd wife. It appears that an an earlier wife was ...
  m1/2. (1650, spms) Janet Forbes (dau of Thomas Forbes of Waterton)
  m(3). Margaret Murray (dau of Sir Alexander Murray, Bart of Blackbarony, by Margaret Cockburn)
  i. Sir Alexander Gilmour, 1st Bart of Craigmillar (b 06.12.1657, d 10.1731, MP)
  m. Grizel Ross (d 10.06.1732, dau of George Ross, 11th Lord, by Grizel Cochrane)
a. Sir Charles Gilmour, 2nd Bart of Craigmillar (d 09.08.1750)
  m. (03.1733) Jean Sinclair (d 01.02.1782, dau of Sir Robert Sinclair, Bart of Longformacus, by Christian Cockburn)
  (1) Sir Alexander Gilmour, 3rd Bart of Craigmillar (b c1735, d unm 27.12.1792)
  TCB suggests that Alexander did marry but does not name his wife (who d 01.1780).
  b. Helen Gilmour (d 17.02.1758)
  m. William Little of Liberton (d 02.1714)
  Craigmillar passed to their grandson who took the name Little-Gilmour.
  c.+ 8 other children (dvp)
  Not known by which marriage were ...
  ii. Margaret Gilmour
  m. (1656) Andrew Wauchope of Niddrie Marischal
  iii. Helen Gilmore (d 22.04.1701)
  m. (10.1678) Sir William Baird, 1st Bart of Newbyth (b 12.11.1654, d 17.02.1737)
  iv. Jean Gilmour
  m. (1682) Sir Robert Steuart, 1st Bart of Allanbank (b 1643, d 1707)
  v. daughter possibly fits here
  m. Sir James Oswald of Edinburgh, Preston & Fingalton (d 18.02.1701)

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Gilmour') with support from BEB1841 ('Gilmour'), TCB (vol 4, 'Gilmour of Craigmiller', p306+)
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