Saturday, July 21, 2012

Birth of a son and heir to the Duke & Duchess of Hamilton

_The Duchess of Hamilton & Brandon (b 1976), wife of Alexander Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 16th Duke of Hamilton (b 31 Mar 1978), gave birth to a son and heir Douglas Charles Douglas-Hamilton, styled Marquess of Douglas & Clydesdale, born 9 July, 2012.

The Duke of Hamilton & Brandon is the elder son of Angus Alan Douglas [Douglas-Hamilton], 15th Duke of Hamilton (b 13 September 1938, d 5 Jun 2010), by his late former wife Sarah Jane Scott (b. 28 Oct 1945; d. 17 Feb 1994), eldest dau. of Sir Walter Scott, 4th Bt., of Beauclerc, Bywell St Andrews, co. Northumberland.

The Duchess of Hamilton is the former Sophie Ann Rutherford, dau of Mr Hubert Rutherford (b 1940), of Roxburghshire and Mrs Isabel Rutherford, of Edinburgh.

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