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Hamilton of Dalzell, Baron (UK, 1886)


Creation:let. pat. 14 Aug 1886


Family name:Hamilton




Gules an Annulet Or between three Cinquefoils pierced Ermine


An Antelope proper attired and hoofed Or


Dexter:  an Antelope proper ducally gorged and chained the chain reflexed over the back Or;  Sinister:  a Wild Man proper wreathed about the temple and loins with Laurel and holding over the sinister shoulder a Club Or


Quis Occursabit  (Who will oppose?)



1.John Glencairn Carter [Hamilton], 1st Baron Hamilton of Dalzell

only son of Archibald James Hamilton, Yr. of Dalzell (by his second wife Eleanor Hamilton, dau. of Daniel Hamilton of Gilkersclough), 1st son and heir ap. of Gen John Hamilton, 6th of Dalzell and 11th of Orbiston

born16 Nov 1829

mar.29 Mar 1864 Lady Emily Eleanor Leslie-Melville (d. 11 Nov 1882), 4th dau. of David [Leslie-Melville], 10th Earl of Leven, by his wife Elizabeth Anne Campbell, 2nd dau. of Sir Archibald Campbell of Succoth, 2nd Bt.

died15 Oct 1900

created14 Aug 1866 Baron Hamilton of Dalzell, of Dalzell in the County of Lanark

suc. byson


2.Gavin George [Hamilton], 2nd Baron Hamilton of Dalzell, KT CVO MC

born20 Jun 1872

mar.24 Jul 1912 Sybil Mary Lawson (former wife of Lt Col Hon William Arnold Webster Levy Lawson DSO later 3rd Baron Burnham;  d. 3 May 1933), dau. of Lt Gen Sir Frederick Marshall KCMG

dieds.p. 23 Jun 1952

suc. bynephew


3.John d'Henin [Hamilton], 3rd Baron Hamilton of Dalzell, GCVO MC

only son of Maj Hon Leslie d'Henin Hamilton MVO (by his wife Amy Cecile Ricardo, 1st dau. of Col Horace Ricardo CVO, of Bramley Park, co. Surrey), 3rd son of John Glencairn Carter [Hamilton], 1st Baron Hamilton of Dalzell

born1 May 1911

mar.4 Mar 1935 Rosemary Olive Coke (d. 1993), 1st dau. of Maj Hon Sir John Spencer Coke KCVO (by his wife Hon Dorothy Olive Lawson, only child of Harry Lawson Webster [Lawson], 1st Viscount Burnham), 3rd son by his second wife of Thomas William [Coke], 2nd Earl of Leicester

died31 Jun 1990

suc. byson


4.James Leslie [Hamilton], 4th Baron Hamilton of Dalzell

born11 Feb 1938

mar. 29 Mar 1967 (Ann Anastasia) Corinna Helena Dixon DL, 2nd dau. of Sir Pierson John Dixon GCMG CB


1.Hon Gavin Goulburn Hamilton, later 5th Baron Hamilton of Dalzell

2.Hon Robert Pierson Hamilton, heir presumptive to the Barony of Hamilton of Dalzell (b. 29 Jul 1971), mar. 20 May 2000 Johanna Maria von der Hem, dau. of Rinza von der Hem, and has issue:

1a.Cecily Corinna Hamilton (b. 17 Jun 2002)

3.Hon John Duff Pierson Hamilton (b. 29 Jul 1971)

4.Hon Benjamin James Hamilton, a Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II 1986-88 (b. 5 Nov 1974), mar. 22 Sep 2001 Charlotte Robin Purchas, dau. of Robin Purchas QC

died28 Sep 2006

suc. byson


5.Gavin Goulburn [Hamilton], 5th Baron Hamilton of Dalzell

born8 Oct 1868

mar.12 Apr 1997 Harriet Roskill, 2nd dau. of Thomas Roskill


1.Hon Sybilla Ismene Hamilton (b. 16 Jan 2001)

2.Hon Octavia Elisabeth Hamilton (b. 16 Jan 2001)


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Hamilton of Dalzell is Hon Robert Pierson Hamilton, second son of the 4th Baron Hamilton of Dalzell and younger brother of the present Baron


 Last updated 6 Oct 2006




5th Baron Hamilton of Dalzell, of Dalzell in the County of Lanark

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 Aug 1886)



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