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Jane Hamilton, Countess Cathcart

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: London, England
Death: November 13, 1771 (45)
St. Petersburg, Russia (Consumption)
Place of Burial: Audley Street Chapel, St. George Hanover Square, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Archibald Hamilton of Riccarton and Pardovan and Jane Hamilton
Wife of Charles Cathcart, 9th Lord Cathcart
Mother of The Hon Jane Cathcart; William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart; Mary Graham; Louisa, suo jure Countess of Mansfield; Archibald Hamilton Cathcart and 1 other
Sister of Elizabeth Hamilton; Rev. Frederick Hamilton; Charles Hamilton and Sir William Hamilton, Kt.
Half sister of Jane Bland

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About Jane Hamilton, Countess Cathcart

Jane Hamilton was born on 19 August 1726 at London, England. She died on 13 November 1771 at age 45 at St. Petersburg, Russia, from consumption. She was buried at Audley Street Chapel, St. George Hanover Square, London, England. From 24 July 1753, her married name became Cathcart.

Parents: daughter of Captain Hon. Archibald Hamilton and Lady Jane Hamilton.


  1. Lt.-Gen. Sir Charles Schaw Cathcart, 9th Lord Cathcart, son of Maj.-Gen. Charles Cathcart, 8th Lord Cathcart and Marion Shaw, on 24 July 1753 at Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, London, England.

6 Children of Jane Hamilton and Lt.-Gen. Sir Charles Schaw Cathcart, 9th Lord Cathcart include:

  1. Hon. Jane Cathcart+5 b. 20 May 1754, d. 5 Dec 1790
  2. General William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart+6 b. 17 Sep 1755, d. 16 Jun 1843
  3. Mary Cathcart6 b. 1757, d. 1792
  4. Louisa Cathcart, Countess of Mansfield+6 b. c 1758, d. 11 Jul 1843
  5. Colonel Hon. Charles Allan Cathcart6 b. 8 Dec 1759, d. 10 Jun 1788
  6. Rev. Hon. Archibald Hamilton Cathcart+6 b. 25 Jul 1764, d. 10 Oct 1841


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Jane Hamilton, Countess Cathcart's Timeline

August 19, 1726
London, England
May 24, 1754
Age 27
London, England
September 17, 1755
Age 29
Age 30
July 1, 1758
Age 31
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
July 25, 1764
Age 37
November 13, 1771
Age 45
St. Petersburg, Russia
Audley Street Chapel, St. George Hanover Square, London, England