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William Hamilton (abt. 1706 - 1734)

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Lord William Hamilton
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Died in Pall Mall, London, Englandmap
Profile last modified 5 May 2019 | Created 26 Nov 2008
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William Hamilton was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.


Lord William Hamilton, was probably born in 1706[1] the second son of James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton, and his second wife, Elizabeth Gerard.

He died of fever at Pall Mall, London, on 11 July 1734 and was buried at Hamilton. There were no surviving children from his marriage.[2]


  1. she was 73 when she died 5 February 1777 - Anderson, p. 171 (in her 74th year); Paul, p. 391 (aged 73), but Marshall, table 3, has a different daughter Henrietta, born in 1704, (who is not named in any other source) and has Charlotte as the youngest daughter, born circa 1707 - none of these though cite any primary sources
  2. Anderson, p. 171
  • Anderson, John, Historical and genealogical memoirs of the House of Hamilton: with genealogical memoirs of the several branches of the family, Edinburgh: John Anderson Jun., 1825. Digitised by National Library of Scotland, available at Internet Archive, ( : viewed 8 November 2015).
  • Marshall, Rosalind K., The days of Duchess Anne: Life in the household of the Duchess of Hamilton 1656-1716, 2nd ed., East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press, 2000.
  • Paul, James Balfour (ed.), The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom, vol. 4, Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1907. Digitised by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, available at Internet Archive ( : viewed 19 September 2015).
  • Johnston, George Harvey. "The Douglases of Angus." The Heraldry of the Douglases: With Notes on All the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees. Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston, Limited, 1907.47. Print.

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