Anne (Cochrane) Hamilton
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Anne (Cochrane) Hamilton (bef. 1707 - 1724)

Lady Anne "Duchess of Hamilton" Hamilton formerly Cochrane
Born before in Cannongate, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Feb 1723 in Abbey Paisley, Renfrew, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died after age 17 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
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Anne (Cochrane) Hamilton is a member of Clan Cochrane.
European Aristocracy
Lady Anne Cochrane was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles.

Lady Anne Cochrane was the eldest daughter of John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald, and his first wife, Lady Anne Murray. She was baptised in the parish of Canongate, Midlothian on 27 February 1707[1] She is described as being in her 18th year (i.e. she had her 17th birthday) when she died on 14 August 1724.[2]

She and her two sisters, Catharine, Countess of Galloway and Susan, Countess of Strathmore were celebrated for their beauty.[3]

She married on 14 February 1723, James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Hamilton[4], as his first wife, but died of the effects of childbirth ('in child bed') on 14 August 1724 as mentioned previously.

They had one son:

  1. James Hamilton, born 10 July 1724, who succeeded his father as 6th Duke of Hamilton.[5]


  1. OPR Baptism indexes; COCHRANE, ANNE; JOHN EARL OF DUNDONALD COCHRANE ANNE MURRAY FR2250 (FR2250); F; 27/02/1707; 685/3 70 295; Canongate; from
  2. Cokayne, Complete Peerage, vol 4, p. 148
  3. Cokayne, Complete Peerage, vol 4, p. 6. note b
  4. OPR Marriage indexes; COCHRANE, ANNE; JAMES DUKE BRANDON HAMILTON FR1348 (FR1348); 14/02/1723; 559/ 40 64; Abbey; from
  5. Cokayne, Complete Peerage, vol 4, p. 148
  • Cokayne, George Edward (ed.), Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and The United Kingdom, vol 4 - G-K, London: George Bell & Sons, 1892.

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