James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton
7 October 1786|
Petersham Lodge, Surrey, England
|Died||27 May 1814
Mayfair, London, England
|Offices||Member of Parliament|
|Parents||John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn
James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton (7 October 1786 – 27 May 1814) was a British nobleman and politician, the eldest son of John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn.
He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and matriculated on 24 October 1805.
On 25 November 1809 he married Harriet Douglas, granddaughter of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, by whom he had three children:
- James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn (1811–1885)
- Harriet Hamilton (1812–1884), married Admiral William Alexander Baillie-Hamilton and had issue
- Lord Claud Hamilton (1813–1884)
He died in his house in London at the age of 27, leaving three young children; James, the eldest son, would succeed his grandfather as Marquess of Abercorn four years later. His widow Harriet would in 1815 remarry her brother-in-law, the 4th Earl of Aberdeen, with whom she had another 5 children.
|Parliament of Great Britain|
|Member of Parliament for Dungannon
Lord Claud Hamilton
|Member of Parliament for Liskeard
With: William Eliot
Charles Philip Yorke