Hamilton, Robert


Student United College 1831-1832 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1832-1833 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log.; Math. 1 1833-1834 Gk. Prov.; Math. 2; Ethics 1834-1835 Math. 3; Physics. Part bursary, 1832. Bayne bursary, 1832.

D.D. 11.2.1888 (Proposed by Professor Crombie).


From Stevenston, Ayrshire)(Paisley.

Possibly born 28.8.1813 son of William Hamilton, Stevenston and Maria Howey.


May be the man from Saltcoats who was U.P. minister [United Presbyterian minister] at Waterbeck, Dumfriesshire 1840-1851.

Minister Presbyterian Church, Fitzroy, Melbourne 1852-1883 (resigned).

Author of Jubilee history of the Presbyterian Church in Victoria.


Died Melbourne 30.11.1891.


  • See p98 of his History
  • UYUY7Sec1a/1888
  • Letter in Better Endowment Association papers
  • UYUC400:4.2.1832, 10.11.1832
  • United College prize lists
  • R. Small, History of the congregations of the United Presbyterian Church 1733-1900. 2v. (Edinburgh, 1904)