ABERCORN

 

 

 

 

The members of this family bear the surname Hamilton. The children of the Dukes of Abercorn enjoy the courtesy title "Lord/Lady" before their Christian names.

 

 

 

James Hamilton, 7th Earl of Abercorn (22 Mar 1686-11 Jan 1744); m.1711 Anne Plumer (29 Jun 1690-13 Aug 1776); he had issue:

 

1a) James, 8th Earl of Abercorn (London 22 Oct 1712-Boroughbridge 9 Oct 1789)

 

2a) John (2 Mar 1714-drowned off Portsmouth 18 Dec 1755); m.13 Oct 1749 Mrs Harriet Eliot, née Craggs (1712-1 Feb 1769)

 

1b) John James, 9th Earl of Abercorn, cr 1790 Marquess of Abercorn (Jul 1756-Bentley Priory 27 Jan 1818); m.1st London 20 Jun 1779 Catharine Copley (d.Bentley Priory 13 Sep 1791); m.2nd London 4 Mar 1792 Lady Cecil Hamilton (below); m.3rd London 3 Apr 1800 Lady Anne jane Hatton, née Gore (Apr 1763-Naples 8 May 1827)

 

1c) Harriot Margaret (1781-Bentley Priory 30 Apr 1803)

 

2c) Katharine Constantia (7 Oct 1782-23 May 1783)

 

3c) Katharine Elizabeth (10 Jan 1784-Argyll House 29 Feb 1812); m.28 Jul 1805 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (Edinburgh 28 Jan 1784-Argyll House 14 Dec 1860)

 

4c) Maria (28 Feb 1785-21 Jan 1814)

 

5c) James, Viscount Hamilton (Petersham Lodge, Surrey 7 Oct 1786-London 27 May 1814); m.London 25 Nov 1809 Harriet Douglas (8 Sep 1792-26 Aug 1833)

 

1d) JAMES, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, 10th Earl of Abercorn, etc, cr 10 Aug 1868 Duke of Abercorn and Marquess of Hamilton (21 Jan 1811-31 Oct 1885); m.Gordon Castle 25 Oct 1832 Lady Louisa Russell (8 Jul 1812-Coates Castle 31 Mar 1905)

 

1e) Harriet Georgiana Louisa (6 Jul 1834-London 23 Apr 1913); m.10 Apr 1855 Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield (Shugborough, Staffs 15 Aug 1825-London 7 Jan 1892)

 

2e) Beatrix Frances (London 21 Jul 1835-Lambton Castle 21 Jan 1871); m.London 23 May 1854 George Frederick d'Arcy Lambton, 2nd Earl of Durham (Copse Hill, Surrey 5 Sep 1828-London 27 Nov 1879)

 

3e) Louisa Jane (Brighton 26 Aug 1836-Dalkeith 16 Mar 1912); m.London 22 Nov 1859 William Henry Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry (Montagu House 9 Sep 1831-Montau House 5 Nov 1914)

 

4e) JAMES, 2nd Duke of Abercorn, etc (Brighton 24 Aug 1838-London 3 Jan 1913); m.London 7 Jan 1869 Lady Mary Anna Curzon (London 23 Jul 1848-London 10 May 1929)

    

1f) JAMES Albert Edward, 3rd Duke of Abercorn (London 30 Nov 1869-London 12 Sep 1953); m.London 1 Nov 1894 Lady Rosalind Bingham (London 26 Feb 1869-London 18 Jan 1958)

 

 

1g) Mary Cecilia Rhodesia Hamilton (London 21 Jan 1896-5 Sep 1984); m.1st Ottawa 24 May 1917 (div 1930) Robert Orlando Rodolph Kenyon-Slaney (London 13 Jan 1892-14 Jan 1965); m.2nd 26 Nov 1930 Sir John Little Gilmour, 2nd Bt. (London 5 Jun 1899-Carolside, Harlston, Berwickshire 13 Feb 1977)

 

2g) Cynthia Eleanor Beatrix (London 16 Aug 1897-Althorp 4 Dec 1972); m.London 26 Feb 1919 Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer (23 May 1892-Northampton 9 Jun 1975)

 

3g) Katherine (London 25 Feb 1900-Chichester 28 Apr 1985); m.London 6 Aug 1930 Sir Reginald Henry Seymour (Windsor 1 Aug 1878-London 2 Oct 1938)

 

4g) JAMES Edward, 4th Duke of Abercorn, etc (London 29 Feb 1904-Omagh 4 Jun 1979); m.London 9 Feb 1928 Lady Mary Crichton (8 Jul 1905-Barons Court 2 Feb 1990)

 

1h) Moyra Kathleen (b.London 22 Jul 1930); m.St.Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry 12 Nov 1966 Peter Colin Drummond Campbell (b.Lisvarna, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim 24 Oct 1927)

 

2h) JAMES, 5th Duke of Abercorn, etc (b.London 4 Jul 1934); m.Westminster Abbey 20 Oct 1966 Alexandra Phillips (b.Tucson, Arizona 27 Feb 1946)

 

1i) James Harold Charles, Marquess of Hamilton (b.London 19 Aug 1969); m.Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London 7 May 2004 Tanya Nation (b.30 Apr 1971)

 

1j) James Alfred Nicholas, Viscount Strabane (b.30 Oct 2005)

 

2j) Claud Douglas Harold (b.12 Dec 2007)

 

2i) Sophia Alexandra (b.London 8 Jun 1973); m.Barons Court 7 Sep 2002 (div 2006) Anthony William Vivian Loyd (b.Guildford, Surrey 12 Sep 1966)

 

3i) Nicholas Edward Claud (b.Omagh, Ulster 5 Jul 1979); m.New York 30 Aug 2009 Tatiana Kronberg (b.St.Petersburg 1977)

 

3h) Claud Anthony (b.London 8 Jul 1939); m.Killinchy Presbyterian Church, County Down 17 Apr 1982 Catherine Janet Faulkner

 

1i) Anna Kathleen (b.1983)

 

2i) Alexander James (b.1987)

 

5g) Claud David (London 13 Feb 1907-London 15 Feb 1968); m.London 21 Feb 1946 Genesta Mary Heath (London 5 May 1899-20 Dec 1990)

 

2f) Claud Penn Alexander (b.and d.Invergarry House 18 Oct 1871)

 

3f) Charles (b.and d.10 Apr 1874)

 

4f) Alexandra Phyllis (London 23 Jan 1876-lost at sea, when the Leinster was torpedoed in the Irish Sea 10 Oct 1918)

 

5f) Claud Francis (London 25 Oct 1878-25 Dec 1878)

 

6f) Gladys Mary (Duddingston House, Edinburgh 10 Dec 1880-Dublin 12 Mar 1917); m.London 14 Jan 1902 Ralph Francis Howard, 7th Earl of Wicklow (Southsea 24 Dec 1877-Shelton Abbey, Co Wicklow 11 Oct 1946)

 

7f) Arthur (20 Aug 1883-k.a.6 Nov 1914)

 

8f) Claud Nigel (Edinburgh 10 Nov 1889-22 Aug 1975); m.11 Jul 1933 Violet Ruby Ashton (d.1984)

 

5e) Katherine Elizabeth (Barons Court 9 Jan 1840-Mount Edgcumbe 3 Sep 1874); m.London 26 Oct 1858 William Henry Edgcumbe, 4th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (London 5 Nov 1832-Plymouth 25 Sep 1917)

 

6e) Georgiana Susan (7 Jul 1841-London 23 Mar 1913); m.London 16 Mar 1882 Edward Turnour, 5th Earl Winterton (Shillinglee Park 15 Aug 1837-Shillinglee Park 5 Sep 1907)

 

7e) Claud John (Bentley Priory, Stanmore, Middlesex 20 Feb 1843-London 26 Jan 1925); m.London 20 Jul 1878 Carolina Chandos-Pole (19 Jul 1857-Richmond, Surrey 21 Sep 1911)

    

1f) Gilbert Claud (London 21 Apr 1879-London 30 Mar 1943); m.1st 16 May 1911 Enid Awa Elgar (Fernside, Featherston, New Zealand 1890-Sunningdale, Berks 19 Apr 1916); m.2nd 29 Nov 1916 Mary Blair (d.Hove 8 Jan 1961)

 

2f) Ida (London 23 Jul 1883-Nov 1970); m.London 24 Apr 1909 (div 1932) Hugh Duncombe Flower (1878-London 9 Dec 1950)

 

8e) George Francis (Edinburgh 17 Dec 1845-London 22 Sep 1927); m.28 Nov 1871 Lady Maud Lascelles (Yorkshire 26 Nov 1846-London 14 Apr 1938)

 

1f) Ronald James (Wildernesse, Kent 26 Sep 1872-London 22 Jan 1958); m.London 10 Feb 1915 Florence Marguérite Hannah (d.London 5 Aug 1959)

 

1g) Maud Sarah (The Hague 4 Apr 1917-London 6 Oct 1995); m.London 4 Nov 1939 (div 1947) Manfred Gf Czernin v.Chudenitz (Berlin 18 Jan 1913-London 6 Oct 1962)

 

2f) Anthony George (London 17 Dec 1874-London 11 Jul 1936)

 

3f) Robert Cecil (London 31 Jan 1882-Hemel Hampstead 31 Jul 1947); m.London 30 May 1911 Edith Maud Paley (d.Goring-on-Thames, Oxon 8 Jul 1967)

 

9e) Albertha Frances Anne (London 29 Jul 1847-London 7 Jan 1932); m.Westminster Abbey 8 Nov 1869 (div 1883) George Charles Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford [later, 8th Duke of Marlborough] (London 13 May 1844-Blenheim 9 Nov 1892)

 

10e) Ronald Douglas (17 Mar 1849-Great Malvern 6 Nov 1867)

 

11e) Maud Evelyn (London 17 Dec 1850-London 21 Oct 1932); m.Westminster Abbey 8 Nov 1869 Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne (14 Jan 1845-Newtown Anner 3 Jun 1927)

 

12e) Cosmo (b.and d.Nice 16 Apr 1853)

 

13e) Frederick Spencer (Brighton 13 Oct 1856-London 11 Aug 1928)

 

14e) Ernest William (Tunbridge Wells 5 Sep 1858-London 14 Dec 1939); m.London 2 Jun 1891 Pamela Campbell (Kingston-on-Thames 18 May 1869-London 11 May 1931)

 

  1f) Guy Ernest Frederic (London 11 Nov 1894-suicide, Bovingdon, Herts 23 Nov 1914)

 

2f) Mary Brenda (London 28 Mar 1897-14 Mar 1985); m.London (civ) 22 Apr 1922 (rel) 1 Jun 1922 Jules Joseph Marcel Alphonse de Riquet de Caraman Pr de Chimay Cte de Caraman (Chimay 22 Jun 1899-Arrow nr Alcester 1 Oct 1973)

 

3f) Jean Barbara (b.London 6 Sep 1898); m.London 8 Jun 1921 (div 1944) Sir John William Buchanan-Jardine, 3rd Bt. (Edinburgh 7 Mar 1900-5 Nov 1969)

 

4f) John George Peter (Bovingdon, Herts, 15 Oct [Nov?] 1900-17 Jun 1967); m.25 May 1932 Alexandra Christine Egerton (d.10 Aug 1963)

 

2d) Harriet (21 Mar 1812-19 Mar 1884); m.15 May 1836 William Alexander Baillie Hamilton (3 Jun 1803-1 Oct 1881)

 

3d) Claud (27 Jul 1813-3 Jun 1884); m.7 Aug 1844 Lady Elizabeth Emma Proby (1821-24 Jun 1900)

 

1e) Louisa Charlotte (3 Aug 1845-18 Aug 1940); m.29 Feb 1876 John Tyndall (d.4 Dec 1893)

 

2e) Emma Frances (3 Jul 1847-2 Jan 1924)

 

3e) Mary Stuart (27 May 1851-6 Jan 1939); m.2 Oct 1878 Wilbraham Frederic Tollemache, 2nd Lord Tollemache (4 Jul 1832-17 Dec 1904)

 

4e) Douglas James, took surname Proby (23 Sep 1856-18 Nov 1931); m.6 Jul 1882 Lady Margaret Frances Hely-Hutchinson (8 Feb 1857-2 Mar 1937)

 

1f) Granville (13 Sep 1883-9 Mar 1947)

 

2f) Claud Richard (26 Apr 1885-18 Feb 1901)

 

3f) Sir Richard George PROBY, cr Bt. 1952 (21 Jul 1886-15 Jan 1979); m.1st 7 Feb 1911 Betty Monica Murray (d.1967); m.2nd 31 May 1972 Mrs Yvonne Harris, née Helps à issue extant

 

4f) Betty Alice Adeline (17 May 1889-1978); m.27 Apr 1920 Sir Henry Charles Lowry Corry (20 Feb 1887-23 Dec 1973)

 

5f) Jocelyn Campbell Patrick (3 Mar 1900-30 Dec 1993); m.1st 16 Aug 1930 Elizabeth Angelique Kerr (d.26 Jan 1962); m.2nd 3 Jan 1969 Katherine, Bss de Robeck, née Simpson

 

6c) Claud (Petersham 1 Nov 1787-Madeira Jun 1808)

 

7c) Cecil Frances (19 Jul 1795-7 Jul 1860); m.16 Feb 1816 William Howard, 3rd Earl of Wicklow (13 Feb 1788-22 Mar 1869)

 

8c) [illegitimate] Arthur Fitzjames (1799-    )

 

2b) Anne (d.4 Nov 1764)

 

3a) William

 

4a) Anne (12 Jun 1715-14 Dec 1792); m.Sir H Mackworth, Bt.

 

5a) Rev. George (11 Aug 1718-26 Nov 1787); m.Elizabeth Onslow (1736-1800)

 

1b) George (23 Aug 1758-11 Oct 1782)

 

2b) son

 

3b) son

 

4b) Anne (6 Oct 1755-18 Dec 1795)

 

5b) Mary (26 Nov 1756-    )

 

6b) Harriot (11 Jan 1760-15 Mar 1788)

 

7b) Catherine (7 Jun 1763-    )

 

8b) Elizabeth (5 Jun 1765-1843)

 

9b) Rachel (17 Oct 1766 -    )

 

10b) Jane (26 Feb 1768-1831)

 

11b) Cecil [raised to rank of Earl’s dau.] (15 Mar 1770-19 Jun 1819); m.1st London 4 Mar 1792 (div 1799) John James Hamilton, Marquess of Hamilton (above); m.2nd 23 May 1799 Sir Joseph Copley, Bt. (1769-21 May 1838)

 

12b) Isabella (28 Sep 1772-    )

 

6a) Plumer (1719/20-    )

 

7a) William (18 Feb 1721-k.a.at sea 1744)

 

8a) dau (27 Feb 1736-    )