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c.1841 Born in Glasgow
1868 Married Clara Denny in Dumbarton
1870 Birth of son James Denny Hamilton
1877 John Hamilton, James Hamilton and Alexander Carnegie Kirk purchased the shipyard and engine works of Robert Napier and Sons for the sum of £270,000 and carried on the business under the old title.