James Hamilton

Male 1776 - 1859  (82 years)


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  • Name James Hamilton  [1
    Residence 1776  Bottom, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 30 Nov 1776  Bottom, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Place of birth recorded as Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire on the 1851 census. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Baptism or Christening 6 Dec 1776  Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1821  Auchtygreen, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    5 males 6 females living in the household. 
    Occupation 1826  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1841  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1841  Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1851  [3
    Farmer Of 160 Acres (employing 2 Men) 
    Residence 1851  Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/search_item/index.php?service=RCAHMS&id=82688 http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/82688/photographs/woodmuir/ 
    Residence 1852  Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    A Farm -- A considerable Farm of about 700 Acres of Moorland And 80 Acres of arable with Outhouses & dwelling house in good repair the Moor land portion is tolerably rich in coal and one pit is Now in active operation The Farm is occupied by J Hamilton is the property of DR. [Doctor] Souter but the Minerals belong to Mr Thornton.


    A farm house & offices with about 780 acres of land, there is a coal pit on this farm in active operation [another hand has added:] Occupied by J. Hamilton. The property of D.R. Souter. 
    Buried 1859  West Calder Churchyard, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 20 Jun 1859  Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 82 
    Cause: General Decay 
    Person ID P795  Hamilton and Ridley Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2016 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-1 Living (Jan 2017)

    Father Thomas Hamilton,   b. Abt 1747,   d. 2 Apr 1814, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Marion Tudhope,   b. Abt 1749,   d. 4 May 1821, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 11 Apr 1774  Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Steel,   b. Abt 1782, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1860, Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Hamilton,   b. 1802, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1874, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Natural]
     2. Margaret Hamilton,   b. 1804, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Marion Hamilton,   b. 26 Mar 1806, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1869, Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
     4. Christian Hamilton,   b. 10 Sep 1809, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Catherine Hamilton,   b. 24 Aug 1811, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. James Hamilton,   b. 26 Oct 1813, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1896, Heads Farm, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     7. Mary Hamilton,   b. 22 Oct 1815, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Andrew Hamilton,   b. 29 Oct 1816, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1895, Auchenhard Farm, Livingstone, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Robert Hamilton,   b. 20 Jul 1818, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1892, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Isabella Hamilton,   b. 10 Feb 1820, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1900, 8 Manse Road, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    +11. Helen Hamilton,   b. 15 Oct 1821, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1897, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +12. William Hamilton,   b. 8 Jun 1824, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1864, Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [Birth]
     13. Jean Hamilton,   b. 16 Aug 1826, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1776 - Bottom, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1776 - Bottom, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism or Christening - 6 Dec 1776 - Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 males 6 females living in the household. - 1821 - Auchtygreen, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/search_item/index.php?service=RCAHMS&id=82688 http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/82688/photographs/woodmuir/ - 1851 - Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - A Farm -- A considerable Farm of about 700 Acres of Moorland And 80 Acres of arable with Outhouses & dwelling house in good repair the Moor land portion is tolerably rich in coal and one pit is Now in active operation The Farm is occupied by J Hamilton is the property of DR. [Doctor] Souter but the Minerals belong to Mr Thornton. A farm house & offices with about 780 acres of land, there is a coal pit on this farm in active operation [another hand has added:] Occupied by J. Hamilton. The property of D.R. Souter. - 1852 - Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1859 - West Calder Churchyard, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 82 - 20 Jun 1859 - Woodmuir, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Mr Hamilton Assaulted
    Mr Hamilton Assaulted

    Maps
    Map of the Direct Hamilton Line by Place of Birth
    Map of the Direct Hamilton Line by Place of Birth

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1643032359] Scotland Statutory Register Deaths 1855-2009, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 673/01 0020.
      Son James Hamilton's death certificate (1896).

    2. [S-1643032357] Scotland Old Parish Registers Births & Christenings 1538-1854, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 641/00 0020 0068.
      Decr 6th James lawful son to Thomas Hamilton in Bottom & Marion Tudhope his spouse was baptized being born Novr 30

    3. [S-2069628287] 1851 Scotland Census, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 005/00 015.

    4. [S-1643032344] Lesmahagow 1821 Census Index, (Lanarkshire Family History Society), Page 1, No. 3.

    5. [S-1643032357] Scotland Old Parish Registers Births & Christenings 1538-1854, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 0030 0047.
      Daughter Jean Hamilton's birth and baptism record

    6. [S-2069678142] 1841 Scotland Census, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 004/00 007.

    7. [S75] Ordnance Survey Name Books, Midlothian OS Name Books, 1852-1853 » Midlothian, volume 22 OS1/11/22/36 and OS1/11/22/6, Accessed 22 Nov 2016.

    8. [S-1643032359] Scotland Statutory Register Deaths 1855-2009, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 0011.

    9. [S-1643032355] Scotland Old Parish Registers Marriages & Proclamations of Banns 1538-1854, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 649/00 0030 0151.