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James Hamilton

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1848 Born in Glasgow[1], son of James Hamilton

1861 James Hamilton 50, ship builder, lived in Barony, with Jessie Hamilton 49, John Hamilton 20, Ship Carpenter, Jessie F Hamilton 14, James Hamilton 12, Margt Hamilton 9[2]

1871 John Hamilton 30, retired ship builders, lived in Logie, Perthshire with Clara Hamilton 25, James S Hamilton 5 Months, Jessie Hamilton 24 and his brother James Hamilton 22, ship draughtsman[3]

1877 Messrs. John and James Hamilton, together with Alexander Carnegie Kirk, acquired the business of Robert Napier and Sons.

1881 Shipbuilder Engineer, visiting West Of Scotland Hydro Pathic Establishment[4]

1891 James Hamilton Junr 42, ship builders marine engineer, lived in Helensburgh, with Helen Ruth Hamilton 11, Jessie Fleming Hamilton 10, Margaret Hope Hamilton 7, Christina W Hamilton 6[5]

1901 James Hamilton 52, consulting naval architect, lived in Govan with Mary Hamilton 36, Helen R Hamilton 21, Jessie S Hamilton 20, Margaret H Hamilton 17, Christina W Hamilton 16, Kenneth T Hamilton 8, Norah M F Hamilton 7 Months[6]

1911 James Hamilton 62, director of a company in shipbuilding and marine engineering, lived in Kensington with Mary Hamilton 46, Jessie Fleming Hamilton 30, Margaret Hope Hamilton 27, Christian Winifred Hamilton 26, Norah Mary Fenton Hamilton 10[7]

By 1922 Member of Council of M.I.N.A., of 19, Beaufort Gardens, South Kensington, S.W.

1932 Shipbuilder and engineer, died in Middlesex; probate granted to Capt Guy Hamilton (RN retired), Alexander Stephen otherwise Alexander MacLellan and James Denny Hamilton[8]

Buried in Glasgow Necropolis

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. 1911 census
  8. National Probate index for Scotland