John Hamilton of Sundrum, junior

9th Feb 1763 - 28th Mar 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


John Hamilton of Sundrum, son of John Hamilton of Sundrum (1739-1821) and Lillias Montgomerie (d. 1827), who was the sister of the 12th Earl of Eglington; great-nephew of Robert Hamilton of Bourtree Hill (1698-1773) and Rozelle House, who owned Pemberton Valley with his brother John (1702-1739). Together with his sister-in-law Lady Jane Montgomerie (q.v.), and her sister Lady Lillias Oswald (q.v.) and the latter's husband Richard Alex. Oswald (q.v.), John Hamilton was awarded the compensation for the Pemberton Valley estate and Boscabelle Pen, both in St Mary Jamaica.  

  1. Archibald Hamilton (q.v.), the brother of this John Hamilton and 5th son of John Hamilton of Sundrum (1739-1821) married Lady Jane Montgomerie (q.v.) and bought from her nephew, the 13th Earl, the estates of Rozelle and Glengall.


T71/856 St Mary Nos. 267 and 269. It is not clear why it is John Hamilton rather than Archibald Hamilton who appears as a claimant in this award.

  1. Summary of the Hamilton Papers, National Records of Scotland, and [both accessed 30/01/2013].

Further Information

Christian Dundas
John (1806-1898), Alexander West, Hugh, Archibald, Thomas, Montgomerie
University of Douai

Associated Claims (2)

£4,580 8s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£865 10s 3d

Relationships (4)

Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Notes →
Lady Jane Montgomerie married John Hamilton's brother...
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father