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date: 08 August 2020

Hamilton, William Richardlocked

(1777–1859)
  • R. E. Anderson
  • , revised by R. A. Jones

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Hamilton, William Richard (1777–1859), antiquary and diplomatist, born in London on 9 January 1777, was the son of Anthony Hamilton (1739–1812), archdeacon of Colchester, and Anne, daughter of Richard Terrick, bishop of London. The family were descended from the Hamiltons of Wishaw, Lanarkshire...

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