James Hamilton Viscount Hamilton1

Male, #58228, (7 Oct 1786 - 27 May 1814)
Father*John Hamilton 1st Marquess of Abercorn1 (Jul 1756 - 27 Jan 1818)
Mother*Catherine Copley1 (s 1759 - )
Birth*7 Oct 1786 He was born on 7 Oct 1786 at Petersham Lodge, co. Surrey, England.2 
Marriage*25 Nov 1809 He married Harriet Douglas on 25 Nov 1809 at age 23.2 
Birth of Son21 Jan 1811 His son James Lord Hamilton 1st Duke of Abercorn was born on 21 Jan 1811 at Mayfair, London, England.3 
Death*27 May 1814 He died at Mayfair, London, England, on 27 May 1814 at age 27.2 
Biography* James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton (Petersham Lodge, Surrey, 7 October 1786 – 27 May 1814, Mayfair) was a British nobleman and politician, the eldest son of John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn.

He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and matriculated on 24 October 1805.

On November 25, 1809, he married Harriet Douglas, granddaughter of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, by whom he had three children:
     1. Harriet Hamilton (c. 1812 – March 19, 1884), married Admiral William Alexander Baillie-Hamilton and had issue
     2. James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn (1811–1885)
     3. Lord Claud Hamilton (1813–1884)

He died in his house in London at the age of 27, leaving three young children; James, the eldest son, would succeed his grandfather as Marquess of Abercorn four years later.2 

Family

Harriet Douglas (say 1789 - )
Child
ChartsDiana, Princess of Wales: Culpeper Ancestral Chart
The Culpepers of Hollingbourne, co. Kent, England (Possibly extinct): Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Mar 2008

Citations

  1. John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn. (2008, March 6). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 15:17, March 9, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Hamilton%2C_1st_Marquess_of_Abercorn&oldid=196260247
  2. James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton. (2007, July 19). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 15:29, March 9, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=James_Hamilton%2C_Viscount_Hamilton&oldid=145554962
  3. James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn. (2008, March 6). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 15:41, March 9, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=James_Hamilton%2C_1st_Duke_of_Abercorn&oldid=196266914