John Hamilton, 4th of Orbieston

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John Hamilton of Orbieston

Birthdate: (53)
Death: 1621 (48-56)
Orbiston, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hamilton, 3rd of Orbieston and Margaret Hamilton
Husband of Christian Dalzell
Father of James Hamilton, 1st of Dalzell; Sir John Hamilton, 5th of Orbieston and Margaret Hamilton
Brother of Marjory Hamilton; Gavin Hamilton of Orbieston, Bishop of Galway; David Hamilton and Christian Hamilton

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Evidence Published by the National Records of Scotland

c.1580: ack by Master Johnne Hammiltoun, provost of Boithwell and college kirk thereof within the diocese of Glasgow, with consent of the prebendaries of said college, and of Francis Earl Boithwell lord Chrychtoun, Haillis and Lidisdaill great admiral of Scotland, patron of said college, setting in tack to Johnne Hammiltoun of Orbestoune, his heirs and assignees one or more, for 19 years from Lammas next to come, the teindsheaves of the lands of Orbistoune and Unthank, together with the feu lands of Parkheid of Boithwell, the Kirkland of said provostry lying within the town of and territory of Boithwell, with the lands of Boithwellhauche, lying within the parish of Boithwell and sheriffdom of Lanark; of which said Johnne and his predecessors had been kindly possessors divers years bygone, and of which he already had tacks of said provost's predecessors, as heir of umquhile Johnne Hammiltoun of Orbestoune, his father, whereof there were years yet to run. Tack duty £21 13s 4d Scots, which was the duty contained in the old rental. With consent to registration in the Books of Council or Commissary's Books of Hammiltoun. At said college and ......, ......158-. Witnesses, Johnne Hammiltoun younger of Wodhall, David Forsyth of Dykis, Johnne Hammyltoun of Udstoun, Robert Hammyltoun, scribe, Johnne Forsytht, notary. National Records of Scotland, Register House Charters, reference RH6/2578


  1. John Hamilton, had in 1604 a charter of Orbieston, Carnbroe, Unthank, Stevenstoun, Alderstoun, Carphin, Jervistoun, &c. He died about 1621, and was succeeded by his eldest son Sir John.


  1. [S302] Walkinshaw of Walkinshaw, Jeanette Brunlees, 11 (Reliability: 3)
  2. [S280] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Hamilton03 (Reliability: 3)
  3. [S280] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Dalzell01 (Reliability: 3)

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John Hamilton, 4th of Orbieston's Timeline

Age 42
Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
December 5, 1621
Age 53
Age 53
Orbiston, Lanarkshire, Scotland