Hamilton (Viscountcy)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Thu 24th Aug 1786

To James Hamilton as Hereditary peerage (already peer of Scotland).

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to James Hamilton son of John Hamilton, late brother of James Earl of Abercorn

Holders

Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Hamilton James Thu 24th Aug 1786 Fri 9th Oct 1789
2nd Hamilton John James Fri 9th Oct 1789 Tue 27th Jan 1818
3rd Hamilton James Tue 27th Jan 1818 Sat 31st Oct 1885
4th Hamilton James Sat 31st Oct 1885 Fri 3rd Jan 1913
5th Hamilton James Albert Edward Fri 3rd Jan 1913 Sat 12th Sep 1953
6th Hamilton James Edward Sat 12th Sep 1953 Mon 4th Jun 1979
7th Hamilton James Mon 4th Jun 1979 -

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q113470682