Daer and Shortcleuch (Lordship)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Sat 4th Aug 1646

To William Douglas-Hamilton as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages with rules of limited inheritance, for example: the 1st Baroness Abercromby, whose peerage was limited to male descendants of her late husband.

Note: Regranted by letters patent of 6 Oct. 1688 with SR to younger sons etc


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Douglas-Hamilton William Sat 4th Aug 1646 Wed 6th Oct 1688
10th Douglas-Hamilton George Nigel Sat 16th Mar 1940 Thu 24th Nov 1994
11th Douglas-Hamilton James Alexander Thu 24th Nov 1994 Thu 1st Dec 1994