Hamilton, Louisa Jane, Duchess of Abercorn (1812 -1905)

Louisa Jane Russell was the second daughter of John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by his second wife, Lady Georgiana Gordon. In 1832 she married James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Abercorn, and with him had fourteen children. The Dowager Duchess died at Coates Castle, Coates, West Sussex, England on Friday, 31 March 1905, aged 92. She survived her husband by almost twenty years. She was still living at the time of the birth of her great-great-grandson, the future Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home, on 2 July 1903.
Seat / Residence(s): Baronscourt
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hamilton, Louisa Jane, Duchess of Abercorn (1812 - 1905) (Stamp 1) Monogram: L J A
Coronet: Marchioness