Gilbert Hamilton, Min. of Cramond

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Gilbert Hamilton, Min. of Cramond

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend William Hamilton, Min. of Cramond and Mary Robertson
Husband of Isabel Smith and Margaret Craigie
Father of Susan Hamilton
Brother of Reverend, Doctor Robert Hamilton, Min. of Old Greyfriars; Gavin Hamilton and Anne Hamilton

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Gilbert Hamilton, Min. of Cramond

Biographical Summary

Gilbert Hamilton, born 16th May 1715, son of William H. above mentioned ; educated at Univ. of Edin. ; licen. by Presb. of Dalkeith 7th Sept. 1736; pres. by John, Earl of Ruglen, 21st Sept. 1736; ord. 28th March 1737 ; D.D. (King's College, Aberdeen, 1760); Moderator of Assembly 19th May 1768; died 17th May 1772. He marr.

(1) 9th Jan. 1742, Isabel, daugh. of James Smith of Nether Alderston

(2) 4th March 1754, Margaret, daugh. of John Craigie of Dunbarnie, and had issue —

  • Anne Cockburn, born 27th June 1756 ;
  • Mary, born 24th Feb. 1758 (marr. William Dinwiddie, Manchester) ;
  • Susan, born 6th Jan. 1761 (marr. 14th Sept. 1786, Patrick Anderson, W.S.), died 18th July 1821.

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. I, page 12

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Gilbert Hamilton, Min. of Cramond's Timeline

May 16, 1715
January 6, 1761
Age 45
May 17, 1772
Age 57