03: David Snodgrass Buchanan

David Snodgrass Buchanan Esq. of Cunninghamehead

Residence : Cunninghamehead Mansion, near Irvine

Buchanan of Cunninghamehead

Knockshinnoch and Little Mains were acquired by D. Snodgrass Buchanan Esquire of Cunninghamehead in the 1830s. He is listed as one of the major landowners in the parish by the Rev. Matthew Kirkland in the New Statistical Account of the parish of New Cumnock, compiled in 1838 and published in 1845.. These lands then passed to Niel Snodgrass Buchanan, his second son.


Proprietor C.S. Buchanan / Cess Tax Roll >1836 :  Knockshinnoch, Little Mains

Proprietor Trustees of Niel Griffith Snodgrass / Valuation Rolls 1855 : Carcow & Ashmark, Knockhinnoch, Laight, Castle Farm (Little Mains) , Castle Inn

Laglaff and Culcreoch would be added in later years.


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