Thom's Irish Who's Who/Abercorn, Duke of


ABERCORN, Duke of (Irld., 1868); Marquess of Abercorn (1790); Viscount Hamllton, 1786 (Gt. Brit.), Earl of Abercorn, 1606; Baron of Paisley and Arbroath, 1587; Abercorn, 1603; Hamilton Mountcastle, and Kilpatrick, 1606 (Scotl.),; Viscount Strabane, 1701; Baron Strabane, 1316, Mountcastle, 1701 (Irld.); Marquess of Hamilton (Irld., 1863); and a Bart. (Irld., 1660); Duke of Chatelherault in France, 1548—James Albert Edward Hamilton, 3rd Duke (for whom H.M. King Edward VII. was sponsor); was Treasurer of H.M.'s Household, 1903-05; M.P. for Londonderry City, 1900-12; H.M.L., Co. Tyrone, 1917; D.L., Co. Donegal; late Major North Irish Horse, and formerly Capt. 1st Life Guards. Member of Senate for Northern Ireland from 1921. Eldest son of James, 2nd Duke, K.G., and Lady Mary, dau. of 1st Earl Howe; b. 30th Nov., 1869; s. his father 3rd Jan., 1913: m. 1st Nov., 1894, Lady Rosaline, only dau, of 4th Earl of Lucan; has issue, two sons and three daus. Res.: Baron's Court, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone; Duddingston House, Portobello, N.B.; 63 Mount Street, London, W.1.


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HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF ABERCORN

Governor-General of Northern Ireland