Campbell Hamilton

17 March 1911–16 May 1995 (Age 84)
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Campbell

When Campbell Hamilton was born on 17 March 1911, in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Hamilton, was 39 and his mother, Agnes McIntyre Dunlop, was 37. He married MARY CUMMINGS on 6 December 1940, in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 16 May 1995, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Campbell Hamilton
Marriage: 6 December 1940

Spouse and Children

6 December 1940
Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Hamilton


    Agnes McIntyre Dunlop






    James Dunlop Hamilton


    Janet Braden Hamilton


    Margaret Hamilton


    Agnes Hamilton


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World Events (8)

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 2

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Age 3

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 23

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

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.

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