Elizabeth Gilmore Hamilton

12 February 1940–28 September 1995 (Age 55)
Stevenson, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Gilmore

Elizabeth Gilmore Hamilton was born on 12 February 1940, in Stevenson, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Allan Macrae Dalziel on 30 August 1983, in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died on 28 September 1995, at the age of 55.

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Allan Macrae Dalziel
Elizabeth Gilmore Hamilton
Marriage: 30 August 1983

Spouse and Children

30 August 1983
Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1941 · The Clydebank Blitz

Age 1

The Clydebank blitz was comprised of two devastating air raids on the shipbuilding town of Clydebank. From the raids, 1,200 people died and all but eight houses were destroyed.

Age 5

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.
1957 · Scottish Television starts broadcasting.

Age 17

Scottish Television was founded by Roy Thomson, the owner of a Canadian newspaper, when he bought the Theatre Royal in Glasgow. Thomson invited Rai Purdy, a Canadian television producer, to become the station's first head of programming. In the months leading up to opening night, Purdy pledged that the new channel would provide first class entertainment. Today it still broadcasts first class entertainment and is the second oldest franchise in Scotland but the Largest of the three ITV franchises in Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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