Abbreviations:

b. = born

bap. = baptised

c. = christened

c/m = marriage contract

d. = died

d. vita patris = died in the father's lifetime

dsp(decessit sine prole) died without issue

m. = married

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CAMPBELL

OF EDINAMPLE

 

Patrick Campbell, 1st of Edinample, was the eldest son of Sir Duncan Campbell, 7th of Glenorchy, by his second wife Elizabeth, daughter of Henry, Lord Sinclair, and is styled son of that Sir Duncan in a Remission under the Great Seal dated 12 May 1627, to Sir Duncan Campbell, Colin Campbell, fiar of Glenorchy, Robert Campbell of Glenfalloch, Patrick Campbell of Culdares, his lawful sons and Patrick Campbell his natural son for attacks on the Clan Gregor and the burning of the lands of Dewletter and castle of Glenstrae in May of 1611.[1] He firstly obtained the lands of Culdares then those of Edinample and m. Margaret, daughter of Colin Campbell, 1st of Aberuchill, (c/m 19 November 1625[2]). He is said by Clan historians to have been a Covenanter and to have been k. at the battle of Kilsyth in 1645 but there is no evidence for this. He was father of :

  1. Colin Campbell, is styled the eldest son and heir of his father when he had a charter for the lands of Glentarken, Fordew and Balmuik, on 11 July 1642.[3] He had dsp by 6 August 1656 when his brother, John, had succeeded their father in his estate.
  2. John Campbell, 2nd of Edinample, (see below).
  3. Patrick Campbell, was apprenticed to James Campbell, Merchant in Edinburgh, on 3 September 1662[4] and was executor to his brother, John Campbell of Edinample, on his death in 1668. He was a substitute heir to his nephew, John Campbell of Edinample, on 29 August 1677.
  4. James Campbell, was apprenticed to Patrick Vauss, Merchant in Edinburgh, on 5 May 1652[5] and dsp by 20 June 1673, when his nephew, John Campbell of Edinample, is styled heir to him in a horning raised against him by Sir Henry Stewart of Grantully for payment of a Bond of 2200 merks previosuly granted by James on 13 June 1662.[6]
  5. Jane Campbell, m. firstly, Archibald Campbell, fiar of Ardchattan, (c/m 23 April 1654) and had issue; and was abducted and forced to marry John Campbell, 2nd of Lerags, in 1665.

John Campbell, 2nd of Edinample, succeeded his father and granted a Discharge on 6 August 1656 for receipt of various documents and valuables previously in the possession of the deceased Patrick Campbell of Edinample, his father, and the deceased Colin Campbell, eldest son and heir of the said deceased Patrick Campbell, his brother, which had been given for safe keeping to Colin Campbell of Mochaster. He m. Marjory, daughter of Sir Mungo Campbell, 5th of Lawers, (she survived him and m. secondly, by 30 March 1687, to Nicol Bontein of Ardoch, when she had a charter under the Great Seal for the lands Craigends), and d. in December of 1668.[7] He was father of :

  1. John Campbell, 3rd of Edinample, (see below).
  2. James Campbell of Kernoch, is styled second brother to John Campbell of Edinample when he was named a substitute heir to the lands of Edinample on 29 August 1677, and had obtained the lands of Kernoch by 6 May 1696, when he received an Inventory of Writs of the lands of Innergeldie and Kingarth from John Campbell of Barcaldine.[8] He had issue, (see full version).
  3. Duncan Campbell, is styled third brother to John Campbell of Edinample when named as one of the substitute heirs to him on 29 August 1677. He had issue, (see full version).
  4. Patrick Campbell, who, with his brothers James, Duncan and Mungo, had a Bond for 10,000 merks from John, Earl of Caithness, on 1 April 1681 in which they are styled sons of the late John Campbell of Edinample.[19]
  5. Mungo Campbell, who is styled fourth brother to John Campbell of Edinample when named as one of the substitute heirs to him on 29 August 1677. He was apprenticed to William Cleland, Merchant in Edinburgh, on 20 February 1678.[20]
  6. Elizabeth Campbell, m. Duncan Campbell, 1st of Crumnachie, (he d. in November of 1699).

John Campbell, 3rd of Edinample, succeeded his father and was served heir to him in the lands of Ardbechlorn and Glentarken on 15 August 1683.[21] He m. by 29 August 1677, to Margaret, daughter of John Sempill of Fullwood, when he executed a resignation for a new charter in favour of himself and Margaret Sempill, his spouse, jointly in the lands of Edinample with remainder James Campbell, his second brother, Duncan Campbell, his third brother, Mungo Campbell, his fourth brother, and Patrick Campbell, his uncle, and the heirs male of their bodies respectively.[22] By 1710 his estate had become so heavily burdened with debts that he was imprisoned in the Tolbooth of Crieff at the instance of his creditors. He soon after disponed his lands to John, Earl of Breadalbane[23] and was father of :

  1. John Campbell, younger of Edinample, (see below).
  2. James Campbell, bap. at Kilmadock on 4 January 1678.
  3. Colin Campbell, who is styled son to John Campbell of Edinample when witness to a bond by his uncle, Duncan Campbell, to Henry Brown in Dalginross dated 14 January 1701.
  4. Marjory Campbell, bap. at Kilmadock on 7 April 1680.
  5. Jean Campbell, bap. at Kilmadock on 29 June 1683.

John Campbell, younger of Edinample, was the eldest son and m. by 1 May 1700, to Mary, only child and heiress of Duncan MacCorquodale of Phantilands, when she interdicted herself to have herself served heir to her father in the lands of Phantilands and thereafter grant them to John, Earl of Breadalbane.[24] He was charged with riot for having assembled an armed band of men and freed his father from Crieff Tolbooth on Monday 28 August 1710 and stated in 1711 that he intended going to carry a muskit in Flanders.[25] He was father of :

Patrick Campbell, concerning whom his maternal grandfather, Duncan MacCorquodale, wrote to Campbell of Glenorchy on 3 December 1710, expressing concern over how the child was to be nursed. He was appointed Surveyor of Customs at Fort William on 11 March 1715 and d. on 15 January 1729, aged 30 years, being buried in The Craigs, Fort William.[26]

 

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[1] RMS 1620-1633. No. 1076.

[2] RD1/383.

[3] RMS 1634-1651. No. 1168.

[4] SRS Register of Edinburgh Apprentices.

[5] SRS Register of Edinburgh Apprentices.

[6] Hornings Perthshire. Vol. 26.

[7] Dunblane Tests. His brother Patrick Campbell acted was executor to him.

[8] GD112/1/696.

[9] Services of Heirs.

[10] OPR – Kilwinning.

[11] Services of Heirs.

[12] RS32/21/f.132. He is then styled son of Duncan Campbell, brother to the Laird of Edinample.

[13] GD170/944.

[14] GD13/62.

[15] Services of Heirs.

[16] Scots Magazine, 1st March 1809 edition.

[17] Inverness Courier, 28th March 1838, edition.

[18] Caledonian Mercury, 6th October 1821 edition.

[19] GD112/2/8/21.

[20] SRS Register of Edinburgh Apprentices.

[21] C22/37/282.

[22] GD112/2/7/14.

[23] GD112/39/243/40. Letter from Lord Glenorchy to his father concerning the price paid for the lands of Edinample.

[24] GD112/2/132.

[25] GD112/39/194/1.

[26] The Craigs Monumtal Inscriptions.