John Hamilton of Cambuskeith

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John Hamilton

Birthplace: Cambuskeith, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Cambuskeith, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith and Marion Hamilton (Cuninghame)
Husband of Joneta Montgomery and Janet Stewart
Father of William Hamilton of Cambuskeith; Thomas Hamilton and David Hamilton of Grange
Brother of Sir William Hamilton of Sorn and Sanguhar and Robert Hamilton

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About John Hamilton of Cambuskeith


John Hamilton of Cambuskeith is the daughter of Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith, and his wife, Marion Cunningham [G. Harvey Johnston, FSA (Scot)., The Heraldry of the Hamiltons with Notes on all the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees (W. & A. K. Johnston Limited, Edinburgh & London, MCMIX), pp. 120-21]

The lands of Ovirmure and Carlingcraig

1 April 1538: Precept of sasine by William Cunynghame [Cunningham], knight, fiar of the earldom of Glencarne and lord of Kilmawris [Kilmaurs] in favour of John Hammiltoun [Hamilton] of Cambuskeith and Janet Stewart, his spouse, of the lands of Ovirmure and Carlingcraig in the lordship of Lowdoun [Loudoun], bailiwick of Cunynghame, and sheriffdom of Ayr. At Edinburgh, 1 Apr, 1538. Witnesses: Patrick Hammiltoun of Bogsyd [Bogside], William Hammiltoun, brother of the said John Hammiltoun of Cambuskeith, Robert Ormstone [Ormiston], Sir James Walker, and Andrew McTene. National Records of Scotland, Birkwood writs, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, reference GD1/179/1


John Hamilton of Cambuskeith died on 12 September 1547. His testament was confirmed on 22 January 1548 [John Anderson, Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of the House of Hamilton with Genealogical Memoirs of the several Branches of the Family (John Anderson, Jun., Limited, Edinburgh, MDCCCXXV), pp. 254-57]

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John Hamilton of Cambuskeith's Timeline

Cambuskeith, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Age 34
September 12, 1547
Age 43
Cambuskeith, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)