Name: Alexander Hamilton
Suffix: of Easter Binning 1
Death: ABT 1640
Note: From date his son was served heir
Residence: Easter Binning, W Lothian
Note: 2 3|
Change Date: 25 MAR 2013
Alexander Hamilton of Easter Binning. Was served heir to his father 7th October 1602. His Will recorded 26th April 1642 and 17th April 1650 (Edinburgh). He was succeeded by his son:
Alexander Hamilton of Easter Binning. He was served heir to his father 29th October 1640, and to his uncle, Sir George Hamilton of Blackburn*, 12th April 1649. His Will recorded 15th September 1652
and 23rd June 1553 (Edinburgh).
* Could that be a typo for Tulliallan?
... ___ married in 1627, Margaret, 2nd dau of Alexander Hamilton of Easter Binning, and in 1634 was made a Burgess of Peebles. By Margaret Hamilton, he had several children, viz....
(A history of Peeblesshire. edited by James Walter Buchan. v. 3 - 1925. p45.)
[According to http://www.tweedie.org/381-415.htm Sir Patrick Porteus was in in 1634 was made a Burgess of Peeble, but it says Sir P?s wife was Isabella, sister of William Govan of Cardrona.]
25 Jan. 1643: Andrew, son to late Alexander Hamilton, of Easter Binning, bound apprentice with James Wallace, merchant.
(The register of apprentices of the city of Edinburgh, 1583-1666.)
Said by some to be the son of James, 1st Earl of Abercorn (qv), but the Earl?s son Alexander was Sir Alexander Hamilton of Holborn (d before 04.05.1669), whose [only?] son was Alexander Hamilton of Neuberg etc, Count of the Empire.
20 March 1661: Our sovereign lord and estates of parliament, having at length heard, seen and considered a supplication presented to them by Jean Dalmahoy, widow of the deceased Alexander Hamilton of Binning, and Major Francis Forbes, now her spouse, for his interest, showing that the supplicant, in time of her widowhood, having set the lands of Easter Binning, Oatridge, Pardovan and others contained in her liferent rights in tack to William Hamilton, now of Binning, for the sum of 2,000 merks yearly,...
Publications of the Scottish History Society? - Page 256 Scottish History Society - Scotland - 1900
Major Francis Forbes, 4th son of Corsindae married Jane Dalmahoy Lady Binnie who bear to him one Daughter Barbara who married Allan Writer to the Signet at Edinburgh.
Arthur Forbes of Bandodle 5th son of Corsindae...
...and sheriffdom of same, with teind sheaves etc.; ? which town and lands formerly belonged to Joan Dalmahoy, wife of the said Francis Forbes, ...together with said town and lands of Bandodle by contracts of obligation..
(Registrum magni sigilli regum Scotorum, Volume 11? - Page 172. 1984.)
John Hamilton, 2nd of Coldcoat, d abt 1643, married Jean Sinclair and had at least three sons, John, who predeceased him in 1640, and of whom presently; Archibald, of whom mention is made as tenant, and Archibald who remained in Coldcoat.
[John] was made a burgess of Peebles in 1634. Predeceasing his father as has been mentioned, he left by Margaret Hamilton his spouse (who was the second daughter of Alexander Hamilton of Easter Binning, and whom he married in 1627).
(A history of Peeblesshire, Volume 3?. Page 45. James Walter Buchan. 1925.)
Alexander Bannerman of Pitmedden also supported Charles I in his struggle against his Scottish presbyterian subjects, and his estates were only saved from forfeiture by passing them to his brother-in-law, Sir George Hamilton of Tulliallan. In 1644 Bannerman fought a duel with his cousin, Sir George Gordon of Haddo, and wounded him. The family lands were eventually restored to his eldest son, Sir Alexander Bannerman of Elsick, who was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia by Charles II on 28 December 1682.
Father: John Hamilton
- George Hamilton
- Marion Hamilton
- Text: Clan Bannerman on Wikipedia
- Type: Book
Periodical: The Heraldry of the Hamiltons
Author: George Harvey Johnston
- Type: Web Site
Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham