Person:Claud Hamilton (21)

Rt. Hon. Lord Claud Hamilton, PC
m. 25 Nov 1809
  1. Most Noble James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn KG PC1811 - 1885
  2. Lady Harriet Hamilton1812 - 1884
  3. Rt. Hon. Lord Claud Hamilton, PC1813 - 1884
m. 7 Aug 1844
  1. Louisa Charlotte Hamilton1845 - 1940
  2. Emma Frances Hamilton1847 - 1924
  3. Mary Stuart HamiltonAbt 1851 - 1939
  4. Douglas James Hamilton1856 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3][6] Rt. Hon. Lord Claud Hamilton, PC
Gender Male
Birth[3][5] 27 Jul 1813 Westminster St. George Hanover Square, London, England
Marriage 7 Aug 1844 Lambeth, London, Englandto Lady Elizabeth Emma Proby
Death[1][2][3] 3 Jun 1884 St. Marylebone, London, England
Reference Number? Q6679103?
Probate[2] 4 Oct 1884 London, England
Burial[3] Elton, Huntingdonshire, England


Personal History

Claud Hamilton was born 27 July 1813[3] at Lower Grosvenor Street[5] in the parish of St George Hanover Square, Middlesex, England.

Claud entered Harrow School in late 1825 or early 1826 and left in 1828.[4]

On 17 May 1832,[5] Claud was admitted as pensioner (the second of three ranks) at Trinity College, Cambridge. He matriculated in the Michaelmas term.

On 27 February 1852,[6] Claud was sworn of Queen Victoria's Most Honourable Privy Council (PC).

Marriage and Family

(see the Family page for references)

The Hon. Lord Claud Hamilton, of Argyll House, Middlesex, (son of James Hamilton, Viscount, deceased) and Elizabeth Emma Proby, of Lowndes Square, (Belgravia,) Middlesex, (daughter of the Hon. Granville Leveson Proby) were married by licence on 7 August 1844, at the Chapel at Lambeth Palace in Lambeth, Surrey, by W. Cantuan.

Death and Probate

The Rt. Hon. Lord Claud Hamilton, then of 83 Portland Place, died 3 June 1884[2][3] at home in St Marylebone, Middlesex, England[2] (registered in the district of Marylebone),[1] and was buried at Church of All Saints, Elton, Huntingdonshire[3] (county, later a district in Cambridgeshire).

On 4 October 1884,[2] in London, a will with a codicil was proved by the executors: his wife, Lady Elizabeth Emma Hamilton, and son, Douglas James Hamilton. His personal estate was in the amount of £12,841 12s 1d.

From Wikipedia

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Lord Claud Hamilton PC (27 July 1813 – 3 June 1884) was a British Conservative politician. He notably served as Treasurer of the Household in 1852 and between 1858 and 1859 and as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household between 1866 and 1868.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Registered during Q2, 1884, in General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Death Index. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office, 1837-Present), [digital image,].

    Hamilton, Claud”, age 72, Marylebone dist., vol. 1a, p. 376.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 “Wills and Administrations, 1884”, in Principal Probate Registry (London). Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration: Made in the Principal Registry and in the Several District Registries of Her Majesty's Court of Probate. (London, United Kingdom: HM Stationery Office, [1859?]–present), vol. surnames H, p. 59.

    Digital image in England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–1995 ( : accessed 14 Nov. 2017).

    “HAMILTON, The Right Honourable commonly called Lord Claud” of 83 Portland-place, co. Middlesex, d. 3 June 1884 at 83 Portland-place; probate at Principal Registry, 4 Oct., to Lady Elizabeth Emma Hamilton of 83 Portland-place, widow, the relict, and Douglas James Hamilton of 17 Hobart-place, Eaton-square, Esq., son, personal estate £12,841 12s 1d.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6Claude Hamilton”, in Find A Grave, memorial 143749742. Viewed digital image of grave marker, 17 Oct. 2017.


  4. Harrow School; Milverton Godfrey Dauglish (ed.); and Pleydell Keppel Stephenson (ed.). The Harrow School Register, 1800-1911 (3rd ed.). (London [England], New York [New York] and Bombay [India]: Longmans, Green, 1911), p. 115.

    ( : accessed 17 Oct. 2017)

    “Hamilton, Lord Claude, son of James, Viscount Hamilton. Raised to the rank of Marquis's son, 1818 ; left 1828. Trin. Coll. Camb. ; M.P. Tyrone, 1835–7 and 1839–74 ; Comptroller of the Household, 1852 and 1858–9 ; Vice-Chamberlain, 1866–8 ; J.P. Sussex ; J.P. and D.L. Tyrone. Died June 3rd, 1884.”

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 “Hamilton, Lord Claude”, in Venn, John, and John Archibald Venn. Alumni Cantabrigienses: a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge: from the earliest times to 1900. (Cambridge, England: University Press, 1922-), part 2, vol. 3, p. 212.

    ( : accessed 17 Oct. 2017)

    Adm. pens. at Trinity, May 17, 1832. [2nd] s. of James, Viscount Hamilton [and grandson of John James (1773), Earl of Abercorn]. B. [July 27], 1813 [at Lower Grosvenor Street, London]. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1832.”

  6. 6.0 6.1 England. The London gazette. (London, England), no. 21296, p. 633, 27 Feb. 1852.

    ( : accessed 17 Oct. 2017)

    “AT the Court at Buckingham-Palace, the 27th day of February 1852, PRESENT, The QUEEN's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.
    “This day … ; the Right Honourable Claude Hamilton (commonly called Lord Claude Hamilton) ; … ; were, by Her Majesty's command, sworn of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, and took their respective places at the Board accordingly.”