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Hamilton, Gavinlocked

(1723–1798)
  • Julia Lloyd Williams

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Hamilton, Gavin (1723–1798), painter, archaeologist, and dealer, was born at Murdieston House in the parish of Bertram Shotts, Lanarkshire, second son of Alexander Hamilton (d. 1768) of Murdieston, laird of Inverdovat (now Tayfield), Fife, who had inherited Murdieston from his great-uncle Alexander Inglis...

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