of Orkney (Earldom)

of Orkney (Earldom)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Tue 3rd Jan 1696

To George Hamilton as Hereditary peerage.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a female direct descendant.

Note: SR to heirs whatsoever of the body

Holders

Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Hamilton George Tue 3rd Jan 1696 Tue 29th Jan 1737
4th FitzMaurice Mary Mon 10th May 1790 Fri 30th Dec 1831
5th FitzMaurice Thomas John Hamilton Fri 30th Dec 1831 Wed 16th May 1877
6th FitzMaurice George William Hamilton Wed 16th May 1877 Mon 21st Oct 1889
7th FitzMaurice Edmond Walter Mon 21st Oct 1889 Tue 21st Aug 1951
8th FitzMaurice Cecil O'Bryen Tue 21st Aug 1951 Thu 5th Feb 1998
9th St John Oliver Peter Thu 5th Feb 1998 -

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q2564297