- Born: 13 Dec 1858, Winchelsea Rye, Sussex, England
- Marriage (1): Margaret Rae EDGAR in 1881 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Marriage (2): Thomasina Adelaide ANDERSON in 1894 in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
- Died: 1944, Perth, Western Australia, Australia at age 86
Emigrated to Melbourne,Victoria, Australia on vessel Garonne in 1878
Shortly after the birth of their last child, Hamilton left Margaret Rae and moved to New Zealand, where he lived with another lady and started a new family. Some years later they emigrated to Perth, Australia.
Hamilton married Margaret Rae EDGAR, daughter of James EDGAR and Elizabeth RAE, in 1881 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (Margaret Rae EDGAR was born on 3 Apr 1859 in Closeburn, , Dumfries-Shire, Scotland and died in 1931.)
Hamilton next married Thomasina Adelaide ANDERSON in 1894 in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. (Thomasina Adelaide ANDERSON was born about 1870 in Victoria, Australia.)