Patrick Dunbar of Cumnock & Mochrum

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Patrick Dunbar

Birthplace: Cumnock, Ayrshire , Scotland
Death: Mochrum, Wigtownshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Dunbar, Knight, of Cumnock & Mochrum and NN Dunbar
Husband of Margaret Boyd and Margaret Boyd
Father of Euphemia Dunbar; Margaret Dunbar and Janet Dunbar
Brother of Cuthbert / Cuilibert Dunbar, of Blantyre and James Dunbar of Mochrum

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About Patrick Dunbar of Cumnock & Mochrum

Patrick Dunbar, Lord Cumnock & Mochrum was born at of Cumnock and Mochrum, Scotland.

He married Margaret Boyd, daughter of Sir Thomas Boyd, ancestor of the Earls of Kilmornock

3 daughters & co heirs:

  1. Euphemia.
  2. Margaret. Married Sir John Dunbar, son of Sir Alexander Dunbar, Sheriff of Moray and Isabella de Sutherland, before 21 June 1474.
  3. Jonet. Married Patrick Dunbar. No issue.


  1. The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts, p. 367;
  2. Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 864.
  3. The Scots Peerage, Vol. III, edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, p. 261.


  1. History of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton, Volume 1 Kyle, Part 2. By James Patterson, 1863. Page 318
  2. Sir Robert Douglas's The Baronage of Scotland page 114


Patrick Dunbar of Cumnock and Mochrum, who married Margaret, daughter of sir Thomas Boyd, ancestor of the earls of Kilmarnock, by whom he had only three daughters, his co- heiresses.
1st, Euphemia, married to Sir James Dunbar, eldest son of Sir Alexander Dunbar of Westfield, Sheriff of Murray, who got with her the barony of Cumnock, in the shire of Ayr, but whose male-line is now extinct, as is shown under the title, Dunbar of Westfield.
2nd, Margaret, married to Sir John Dunbar, second son of the said Sir Alexander, who carried on the line of this family.
3, Janet, married to Patrick Dunbar, who got with her, part of the barony of Mochrum,
called Mochrum-Loch, the superiority of which lands Andrew Dunbar, descended of this Patrick, (having no male issue) disponed to Sir John Dunbar of Mochrum in the year 1556, by a charter dated 5th August that year.
These three marriages are instructed by many charters in the public register, and in Sir James Dunbar's possession, in the years 1474 and 1477.

Source: "The Baronage of Scotland", page 114.

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Ayrshire, Scotland
Cumnock, Ayrshire , Scotland
Mochrum, Wigtownshire, Scotland