Elizabeth Gunning, 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

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Elizabeth Hamilton (Gunning), 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

Birthplace: Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, England
Death: Died in Argyll House, Great Argyll Street, St. James's, London, England
Place of Burial: Kilmun Parish Church and Cemetery, Kilmun, Cowal, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Gunning and Bridget Gunning
Wife of James Douglas-Hamilton, 6th Duke of Hamilton and Field Marshal John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll
Mother of Elizabeth Stanley; James Hamilton, 7th Duke of Hamilton; Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton; Lady Augusta Clavering; George William Campbell, 6th Duke of Argyll and 2 others
Sister of Maria Gunning, Countess of Coventry; John Gunning and Charlotte Gunning

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Elizabeth Gunning, 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

"Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton, Duchess of Argyll & 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon (c. December 1733 – 20 December 1790) was a celebrated Irish belle and society hostess."









Citations / Sources:

[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 34. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, pages 210-211, volume II, page 315, volume VI, pages 271, 280. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

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Elizabeth Gunning, 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon's Timeline

December 7, 1733
Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, England
December 1733
Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, England
February 14, 1752
Age 18
January 26, 1753
Age 19
Age 21
July 24, 1756
Age 22
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, UK
February 3, 1759
Age 25
London, Middlesex, England
March 31, 1760
Age 26
Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom
September 22, 1768
Age 34
Argyll House, London, Middlesex, England
January 28, 1775
Age 41
London, United Kingdom