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About James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

"James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn KG PC (21 January 1811 – 31 October 1885), styled Viscount Hamilton from 1814 to 1818 and the Marquess of Abercorn from 1818 to 1868, was a British Conservative politician and statesman who twice served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. In 1860, The Times noted that Hamilton was one of only three to hold peerages in all three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland"







Citations / Sources:

[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, page 8. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 9.

[S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 68. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2325. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 5. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 503.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 661.

[S498] #218 Complete Baronetage, 1611-1880 (1900-1906), Cokayne, George Edward, (5 volumes. Exeter [England]: W. Pollard, 1900-1906), FHL book 942 D22cg., vol. 1 p. 41.

[S334] #505 Visitation of England and Wales (1893-1921), Howard, Joseph Jackson, (21 volumes. London: [Joseph Jackson Howard], 1893-1921), FHL book 942 D23h., vol. 8 p. 116, 160.

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James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn's Timeline

January 21, 1811
Seamore Place, Mayfair, London, England
July 6, 1834
Age 23
Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
July 21, 1835
Age 24
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
August 26, 1836
Age 25
Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
August 24, 1838
Age 27
Brighton, Sussex, England
January 9, 1840
Age 28
Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
July 7, 1841
Age 30
Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
February 20, 1843
Age 32
Hendon, Middlesex, England or Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
December 17, 1845
Age 34
Ealing, Middlesex, England