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James Hamilton of Raploch

Death: before January 20, 1532
Raploch, Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of William Hamilton of Raploch and Margaret Baillie
Husband of Isabel Weir
Father of Thomas Hamilton of Raploch; John Hamilton of Neilsland; Martha Hamilton; Katherine Hamilton; James Hamilton of Stanehouse and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth Hamilton

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About James Hamilton of Raploch


James Hamilton of Raploch, is noticed as Sheriff of Lanark, on 12 August 1510 Register of the Great Seal of Scotland, ii, A.D. 1424-1513, charter number 3492 on page 750 His eldest son James appears to have succeeded to Raploch before 20 July 1532 Register of the Great Seal of Scotland, iii, A.D. 1513-46, charter number 1197 on page 261

The lands of Raploch are located in the Lanarkshire parish of Dalserf. ScotlandPlaces: Raploch

Hamilton (3) notes:

"On 10 June 1503 James, 2nd Lord Hamilton, granted precept of sasine to his bailies William Hamilton of Cander and John Hamilton his son and heir-apparent for infefting James Hamilton in Raploch and Isabel Weir his spouse in the granter's lands of Raploch. They were infeft in the lands 26 June following."

Anderson (1) notes:

James Hamilton of Raploch, who had a charter from George, Lord St John, Preceptor of Torfichen, of the Temple lands, called the Wairds, near Hamilton, dated 10th February 1517.

Genealogical Accounts

  1. Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of the Branches of the House of Hamilton, J Anderson (J. Skinner & Company, Limited, 1933), pp. 363-67
  2. Darryl Lundy's Peerage
  3. A History of the House of Hamilton, George Hamilton, J. Skinner and Co., Edinburgh. 1933. pp. 731 et seq.

Y-Chromosome Haplogroup

[hide] 1 DNA: Y-Chromosome Haplogroup 1.1 I-L338 1.2 Footnotes 1.3 Acknowledgments DNA: Y-Chromosome Haplogroup


All male line descendants of this person will be the same haplogroup.

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accurately defines a haplogroup. The current approved haplotree can be found at


and the current haplogroup designations against specific SNPs can be found at


The Hamilton Surname genetic genealogy project site: 1. http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/g/a/gah4/HamDNA/GrpA.html

Earl of Arran, Baron of Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton.

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