Rev. John Hamilton

1806 - 1891

Claimant or beneficiary


John Hamilton of Cliffe Rectory was one of the mortgagees awarded compensation for one moiety of the Whim estate in Tobago belonging to the Rev. James Hamilton, his uncle.

  1. In 1832, the Rev. John Hamilton was appointed curate of Cliffe at Hoo. He is shown in the Clergy of the Church of England Database as BA Brasenose. The entry in Oxford University Alumni shows John Hamilton of Brasenose as the first son of John Hamilton of Weyhill, and from 1839 vicar of Lynsted [sic] Kent. The National Probate Calendar for John Hamilton the father (d. 1859, leaving £45,000) shows him as of Kempshot Park and one of his executors as his son Rev. John Hamilton of Lynstead.

  2. Rev. John Hamilton left personal estate of £46,340 6s 11d (resworn from £48,838 6s 11d) on his death in 1891.


  1. Clergy of the Church of England Database CCEDPerson ID: 118770;, Oxford University Alumni 1500-1886 [database online].

  2. National Probate Calendar 1891.

Further Information

Wealth at death
£46,340 6S 11D
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£1,199 2s 7d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1834 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Mortgage Holder

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle