Person:Claud Hamilton (22)

Lord Claud Hamilton
Facts and Events
Name Lord Claud Hamilton
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Nov 1787 Petersham, Surrey, England
Christening[2] 2 Dec 1787 Petersham, Surrey, England
Death[1] Jun 1808 Madeira, Portugal

Personal History

Claud Hamilton,[2] son of John James Hamilton and Catherine[2] (Copley) (later the first Marquess and Marchioness of Abercorn), was born 1 November 1787 in Petersham, Surrey, England,[1] and was baptized 2 December in Petersham.[2]

On 24 October 1805,[3] Claud matriculated from Christ Church, Oxford, then aged 17.

Claud died in June 1808 in Madeira, Portugal.[1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 “Hamilton, Earl of Abercorn”, in Paul, James Balfour. 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, with armorial illustrations. (Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914)
    vol. 1, pp. 67–68.

    See transcript, issue #2 under John James, ninth Earl of Abercorn, ….

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Church of England. Parish of St Peter, Petersham (Surrey), and Church of All Saints. Parish registers, 1570–1981. (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987–2001)
    Surrey History Centre, Woking P48/1/4. Baptism register, 1786–1812, p. 2, [no. 4].

    Digital image in Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538–1812 ( : accessed 27 Oct. 2017).

    “Claud Hamilton Son of John James Hamilton Esqr. and Cathrine his Wife was Christened Decemr. 2d. 1787, Registered Decemr. 2 1787 by me Andw Thos Hamilton”

  3. Foster, Joseph, and University of Oxford. Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886: their parentage, birthplace, and year of birth, with a record of their degrees. (Oxford: James Parker and Co., 1888, 1891)
    vol. 2, p. 593, [no. 5].

    “Hamilton, Claud, born at Petersham, Surrey, s. John James, Marquis of Abercorn. Christ Church, matric. 24 Oct., 1805, aged 17 ; M.P. Dungannon 1807, until his death in the Madeiras in June, 1808.”