Capt. Gawen William ROWAN-HAMILTON, ,R.N., C.B., of Killyleigh Castle,County Down

Male 1783 - 1834  (51 years)

Personal Information

  • Name Gawen William ROWAN-HAMILTON 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Suffix ,R.N., C.B., of Killyleigh Castle,County Down 
    Born 4 Mar 1783  Paris-Isle of France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1834  Killyleagh Castle, Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Gawen was the son of Archibald Hamilton-Rowan(1751-1834) , who adopted the hyphenated surname of Hamilton-Rowan in lieu of Hamilton , as a condition of his fathers Will.(Rowan was Archibald's mother Jane's maiden name).Archibald was imprisoned in 1794 for a term of two years for seditious activities.He escaped to the U.S.A. and returned to England two years later,finally returning to Ireland in 1806.
      Gawen eventually reversed both names and adopted Rowan-Hamilton as his surname.
    • (Medical):Gawen and both his parents died in 1834 ,his mother(Sarah Dawson) in February,Gawen in August , and Archibald in November(aged 84 years).
    Person ID I11830  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2019 

    Family Catherine COCKBURN, ,daughter of General Sir George Cockburn,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1817 
     1. Melita Anne ROWAN-HAMILTON,   b. 1824, Malta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1901  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F5203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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