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Zachary Macaulay Hamilton

Zachary Macaulay Hamilton

Male 1805 - 1876  (71 years)

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  • Name Zachary Macaulay Hamilton 
    Born 12 Jan 1805  Garth, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jul 1876  Bressay, Zetland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10606  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Gavin Hamilton,   b. 10 Jun 1762, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1849, Hoy Manse, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Penelope Macaulay,   b. 24 Sep 1773, Invergarry, Argyle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1805  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Aug 1796  Cardross and 22-9 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Irvine Cruickshank,   b. 3 May 1813, Stromness, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Dec 1830  Hoy and Graemsay and Walls Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Wilhelmina Hamilton,   b. 1831,   d. 31 Jan 1833, Walls, OKI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     2. Gavin Hamilton,   b. Jan 1833, Walls and Flotta. Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1833, Walls, OKI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     3. Ann Helen Hamilton,   b. 21 Mar 1835, Manse, Bressay, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Robert George Crookshank Hamilton,   b. 30 Aug 1836, Manse, Bressay, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1895, 31 Redcliffe Square, Kensington, LND, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     5. Margaret Lendrum Logie Hamilton,   b. 3 Apr 1838, Manse, Bressay, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1871, Mary Park, Baltasound, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     6. Penelope Hamilton,   b. 4 Apr 1839, Manse, Bressay, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Mouat Cameron,   b. 12 Jan 1813, Aulton, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1898, Zetland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1845  Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Cameron Hamilton,   b. 27 Nov 1847, c 11-1-1848 Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1933, Esquimalt, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     2. Wilhelimina Margaret Ann Hamilton,   b. 2 May 1849, Manse, Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1924, Barnes Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Mouat Cameron Hamilton,   b. 6 Jan 1851, Manse, Bressay, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1864, Uyea, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [natural]
     4. Zachary Macaulay Hamilton,   b. 3 Apr 1855, Manse, Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1905, Zetland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1851 Census 1851 Resident at Manse, Bressay.
      1861 Census 1861 Resident at Manse, Bressay.
      1871 Census 1871 Resident at Manse, Bressay.
      The Hamilton family connection with Shetland dates from 1833 when the Rev Zachary Macaulay Hamilton became parish minister in the island of Bressay. Rev Hamilton was the son of an Orkney minister and first cousin to Lord Macaulay, the historian.
      Rev Hamilton lived in Bressay until his death in 1876. He was married twice, firstly to Anne Irvine Cruikshank of Stromness in Orkney, by whom he had 6 children; secondly to Elizabeth Cameron Mouat, daughter to Captain and Mrs Cameron Mouat of Garth. Elizabeth had been brought up mostly at Belmont, her parentsÂ’ home.