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HAMILTON, John of Woodhall
(About 1481-)
HAMILTON, Thomas of Woodhall
(About 1503-)
HAMILTON, James of Woodhall, Captain of the Island of Arran
(About 1525-Before 1596)


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1. MUIRHEAD, Margaret

2. HAMILTON, Isobel

HAMILTON, James of Woodhall, Captain of the Island of Arran 1 3

  • Born: About 1525
  • Marriage (1): MUIRHEAD, Margaret 1 2
  • Marriage (2): HAMILTON, Isobel
  • Died: Before 17 November 1596 1 4

   Another name for James was HAMMILTOUN, James of Wodhall.4

   User ID: Z767.

  General Notes:

of Wodhall, sheriffdom of Lanark
Testament Testamentar and Inventory
Edinburgh Commissary Court

from Wills and Testaments 4

James married Margaret MUIRHEAD, daughter of James MUIRHEAD 5th of Lauchope and Jean FLEMING.1 2 (Margaret MUIRHEAD was born about 1525.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Margaret, the daughter of James and Jean (Fleming) Muirhead, married James Hamilton, 5th of Woodhall. James bore the title 'Captain of Arran.' The couple gave birth to a son: John, 6th of Woodhall."

from Mother Bedford website 2

James next married Isobel HAMILTON. (Isobel HAMILTON was born about 1530 and died before 1 February 1582 4.)


1 Internet Site, The Heraldry of the Hamiltons by G.Harvey Johnston (1909).

2 Internet Site, John Muirhead of Lauchope and Bullis.

3 e-books, Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of the House of Hamilton by John Anderson (1825).

4 National Records of Scotland, Legal records - Wills and testaments.

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