Person:James Hamilton (185)

Rt. Hon. James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton
m. 20 Jun 1779
  1. Lady Harriet Margaret Hamilton1781 - 1803
  2. Katherine Constantia Hamilton1782 - 1783
  3. Lady Catherine Elizabeth Hamilton1784 - 1812
  4. Lady Maria Hamilton1785 - 1814
  5. Rt. Hon. James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton1786 - 1814
  6. Lord Claud Hamilton1787 - 1808
  • HRt. Hon. James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton1786 - 1814
  • WHarriet Douglas1792 - 1833
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
Facts and Events
Name[2][5] Rt. Hon. James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 7 Oct 1786 Petersham, Surrey, Englandat Petersham Lodge
Christening[2] 4 Nov 1786 Petersham, Surrey, England
Marriage 25 Nov 1809 St. Marylebone, London, Englandto Harriet Douglas
Death[1] 27 May 1814 Mayfair, London, England
Burial[4] 27 May 1814 Stanmore, Middlesex, England
Reference Number? Q3806594?


Personal History

James Hamilton,[2] styled Viscount Hamilton,[5] son of John James Hamilton and Catharine Copley[2] (later the first Marquess and Marchioness of Abercorn), was born 7 October 1786[2] at Petersham Lodge[1] and was baptized 4 November in Petersham, Surrey, England.[2]

On 24 October 1805,[3] James matriculated from Christ Church, Oxford, then aged 19.

Marriage and Family

(see the Family page for references)

The Rt. Hon. James Viscount Hamilton and Harriet Douglas (of St Marylebone parish and a minor with the consent of her father, the Hon. John Douglas) were married by licence on 25 November 1809 by W. Howley D.D., Canon of Christ Church, Oxford.

Death and Probate

James, then of Bentley Priory,[4] died 27 May 1814 at Upper Brook Street in Mayfair, Middlesex,[1] and was buried the same day in the parish of Stanmore, Middlesex.[4]

Having died before his father, Viscount Hamilton's first son, James, became the heir of the Marquess's titles.

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James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton (7 October 1786 – 27 May 1814) was a British nobleman and politician.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), vol. 1, p. 8.

    See transcript, under ABERCORN: EARLDOM IX.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 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 P48/1/3. Register containing: Baptisms and burials, 1717–1786; Transcript of baptisms, 1570–1613; Marriages, 1717–1755; p. n.n.

    Digital image in Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538–1812 ( : accessed 26 Oct. 2017).

    “James Son of John James Hamilton Esqr & Catharine his Wife (late Catharine Copley) born Octr ye 7th 1786 was baptized Novr ye 4th.”

  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. 594, [no. 6].

    “Hamilton, Hon. James, s. John James, Marquis of Abercorn. Christ Church, matric. 24 Oct., 1805, aged 19 ; Viscount Hamilton by courtesy, died 27 May, 1814, father of the next named. See Foster's Peerage.”

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Church of England. Parish of St John the Evangelist, Stanmore (Middlesex). Parish Registers, 1599–1989. (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1969), London Metropolitan Archives, City of London DRO/014/A/01/010. Register of burials, 1813–1842, p. 4, no. 26.

    Digital image in London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813–2003 ( : accessed 26 Oct. 2017).

    “James Hamilton, [of] Bentley Priory, [bur.] May 27 [1814], [age] 28, [ceremony performed by] A. R. Chauvel, Rector”

  5. 5.0 5.1 Style as son and heir apparent, upon the inheritance of titles by his father in 1789.