She was 25 years old and the daughter of a Colonel Lee, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.(It is not clear whether she had any children but the Colonial Society of Massachusetts newsletter number 336 of March 1902 says Governor and Mrs.He was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1734, as the fourth of seven children.His great grandfather was Sir Frederick Hamilton, Baron Paisley and Governor of Ulster, a position which necessitated a change of residence from Scotland to Ireland for the family and resulted in Henry's birth a century later.But his reputation and the intercession of his influential family and friends returned him to favor.In every way, he was a very good, capable, honest, efficient and trustworthy bachelor Governor.In Dominica, most of the inhabitants there regarded him as the savior from the French who several times tried uprisings.
Also, it is superb as a place to watch the annual illuminated boat parade, every December just before Christmas. This almost led to war between the US & UK and was a basis for the defence of the slaves from the Amistad. It is nice for a picnic, with seating in a waterside garden setting. There is access for the healthy and those in wheelchairs, via an incline.He was unique in British colonial history - the only Governor of three separate places, especially popular in the last two.In Bermuda and Dominica, the largest of the British Caribbean territories, he was very much a diplomat.(For further details about Governor Henry Hamilton, see the Bermuda Historical Quarterly, Autumn Quarter 1964).No hotels are in the city now, although one has long been planned. They included the American Hotel and Canadian Hotel - when the city had a thriving trade of agricultural produce shipped weekly from its port.