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James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton (Petersham Lodge, Surrey, 7 October 1786 – 27 May 1814, Mayfair) was a British nobleman and politician, the eldest son of John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and matriculated on 24 October 1805. On November 25, 1809, he married Harriet Douglas, granddaughter of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, by whom he had three children: Harriet Hamilton (c. 1812 – March 19, 1884), married Admiral William Alexander Baillie-Hamilton and had issue James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn (1811–1885) Lord Claud Hamilton (1813–1884) He died in his house in London at the age of 27, leaving three young children; James, the eldest son, would succeed his grandfather as Marquess of Abercorn four years later.


He was styled as Viscount Hamilton between 1787 and 1814. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dungannon between 1805 and 1807. He matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 24 October 1805. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Liskeard between 1807 and 1812

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James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton's Timeline

1786
October 7, 1786
Petersham Lodge, Surrey, England
November 4, 1786
Petersham, Surrey, England
1811
January 21, 1811
Age 24
January 21, 1811
Age 24
Seamore Place, Mayfair, London, England
1812
March 21, 1812
Age 25
Soigway, Devon
1813
July 27, 1813
Age 26
1814
May 27, 1814
Age 27
Upper Brook Street, Mayfair, London, England
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