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Thomas Cunningham (abt. 1725 - 1765)

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Thomas Cunningham
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in the Mouth of Crail Harbourmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Nov 2013
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Categories: Crail Fishing Disaster 1765, Crail, Fife, Scotland | Crail, Fife | Drowning | Accidental Deaths.



This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


User ID: 7AD7373D-560F-4BEE-B217-271928FF404A
Record ID Number: MH:IF6
Date: EST 1725


User ID: 44F9BDCF-2A8C-4A72-B66D-051783BBD498
Record ID Number: MH:IF7
Date: 21 JAN 1765
Place: In the Mouth of Crail Harbour
Cause: Drowned in the 1765 Crail Fishing Tragedy along with 7 others. A 250th anniversary commemoration for the drownings will be held by the descendants of the 8 fishermen in Crail on 16 May 2015. All descendants welcome. See Crail Fishing Disaster page for the known history and further information [1]
Note: #N144
Note: #N145

Record ID Number

Record ID Number: MH:I3

User ID

User ID: CF67814E-4731-415C-964A-BD659EC67A0E


UPD 04 NOV 2013 14:22:20 GMT+-0


User ID: 521BC3A5B7BB52A00C4461943235E31E
Record ID Number: MH:IF5664
Type: Victim of 1765 Crail Fishing Tragedy
Date: 21 JAN 1765
Place: Mouth of Crail Harbour


Record ID Number: MH:F1
User ID: 8F57D895-BBE8-4F37-AC38-846E1C1AAA5C
UPD 04 NOV 2013 14:06:57 GMT+-0
Husband: Thomas Cunningham
Wife: Marjory Cunningham
Child: David Cunningham
Child: John Cunningham
Child: Marjory Cunningham
Child: Thomas Cunningham
Child: Helen Cunningham
Child: Margaret Cunningham
User ID: 6602206C-256F-4B7E-BC29-4DD0386E0A26
Record ID Number: MH:FF1
Date: 14 JAN 1749[2]
Note: #N150


  • Source: S109 Record ID Number: MH:S188 User ID: 521B50485673329EAC4461943235E31E UPD 26 AUG 2013 13:55:36 GMT+-0 Data: Agency: National Library for Scotland Title: Minutes of the Widows & Childrens Fund, Crail, 1765-1768 Note: #N146
Note N146The original records and minutes written up immediately following the drownings in 1765 and maintained for the 3 years to 1768 can be viewed by members of NLS by prior arrangement. All the victims
Record ID Number: MH:N414


Note N144Drowned in the 1765 Crail Fishing Tragedy along with 7 others
Record ID Number: MH:N412
Note N145Descendants of all the victims of the drowning in 1765 are asked to come together to establish whether there is interest in commemorating the 250th anniversary of the tragedy in 2015. Please contact the profile manager and inform other relatives who may be interested.
Alan Runciman, 6th generation son of William Runciman, one of the 8 victims.
Record ID Number: MH:N413
  1. Source: #S109 Record ID Number: MH:SC932
  2. Source: #S83 Record ID Number: MH:SC938 Page: Crail, Fife, SCT - 417/00 0040 0481 Data: Date: 1749


Thank you to Alan Runciman for creating WikiTree profile Cunningham-2668 through the import of Crail Disaster 041113.GED on Nov 4, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Alan and others.

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