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John Hamilton (2)

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c.1841 Born in Glasgow[1]

1861 James Hamilton 50, ship builder, lived in Barony, with Jessie Hamilton 49, John Hamilton 20, Ship Carpenter, Jessie F Hamilton 14, James Hamilton 12, Margt Hamilton 9[2]

1868 Married Clara Denny in Dumbarton[3]

1870 Birth of son James Denny Hamilton[4]

1871 John Hamilton 30, retired ship builder, lived in Logie, Perthshire with Clara Hamilton 25, James S Hamilton 5 Months, Jessie Hamilton 24 and his brother James Hamilton 22, ship draughtsman[5]

1877 John Hamilton, James Hamilton and Alexander Carnegie Kirk purchased the shipyard and engine works of Robert Napier and Sons for the sum of £270,000 and carried on the business under the old title[6].

1910 Partner in Robert Napier and Sons[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. BMD
  4. BMD
  5. 1871 census
  6. Glimpses of Old Glasgow: Shipbuilding and Engineering [1]
  7. The Engineer 1910/02/11