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William Hamilton (abt. 1706 - 1734)

Lord William Hamilton
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
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[children unknown]
Died in Pall Mall, London, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Nov 2008
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William Hamilton was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Biography

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William Hamilton was born in Scotland.

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.

Death

He died of fever at Pall Mall, London, on 11 July 1734 and was buried at Hamilton.
NOTE: If Hamilton, Scotland, is not his NATIVE home Why would he be brought to Scotland to be laid at rest with his Ancestors? Hamilton is 376 miles Northwest of London, do able...

There were no surviving children from his marriage.[2]

This appears to be the same Sir William Hamilton that is Inscripted on the Monument...
Burial: Hamilton Old Parish Churchyard, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
This may be a Cenotaph for one or all.
Inscription:
"MEMORIAM
Sir James Hamilton A_TER_ARMS James Lord Hamilton BORN ____
DIED: 12th NOV_ 1479
THE MOST HIGH AND PUISSANT PRINCE John Hamilton ST MARQUIS OF HAMILTON
3RD DUKE OF CHATELHERAULT BORN 1532 DIED AT HAMILTON 12TH APRIL 1607 (7?)
AGED 72 YEARS
THE MOST HIGH AND PUISSANT PRINCE JAMES 1ST DUKE OF HAMILTON, 6TH DUKE (?)
OF CHATELHERAULT . 2ND EARL OF CAMBRIDGE BORN AT HAMILTON 19TH JUNE 1608
BEHEADED IN PALAZE YARD 9TH MARCH 1649 AGED 43 YEARS
James Hamilton DUKE OF HAMILTON, BRANDON, CHATELHERAULT IN THE KINGDOM OF
FRANCE, WAS KILLED IN A DUEL IN HYDE PARK 15TH NOVEMBER 1712, IN THE 55TH
YEAR OF HIS AGE.
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE WILLIAM Hamilton LORD HAMILTON, SECOND SON OF THE MOST
HIGH AND PUISSANT PRINCE James Hamilton DUKE OF HAMILTON, BRANDON AND
CHATELHERAULT DIED 11TH JULY 1734 IN THE 28TH YEAR OF HIS AGE
THE MOST HIGH AND PUISSANT PRINCE Sir James Hamilton, 5TH DUKE OF HAMILTON AND 9TH DUKE
CHATELHERAULT, 2ND DUKE OF BRANDON BORN 1702 DIED 1ST MARCH 1743
AGED 41 YEARS
THE MOST HIGH AND PUISSANT PRINCE James Hamilton, DUKE OF HAMILTON AND BRANDON  :AND CHATELHERAULT DIED AT _REAT REW AT OXFORDSHIRE 18TH JANUARY 1757
AGED 34 YEARS
THE MOST HIGH AND PUISSANT PRINCE Sir James George Hamilton HAMILTON DUKE OF
HAMILTON, BRANDON AND CHATELHERAULT BORN AT HOLYBOND HOUSE 10TH FEBY
1755 DIED AT HAMILTON, 7TH JULY 1763
SOURCE: Monument [1]

Sources

  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, (https://archive.org/details/historicalgeneal00ande : 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 (https://archive.org/details/scotspeeragefoun04paul : 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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