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Re: Fw: Sinclair genealogy
If the church records state "...... from Brims, does that mean that they
were from Brims Castle? Or is there a community by the name of Brims? Or
is Brims = to Brims Ness?
Do you know?
Also, is there a published listing of gravestone at the cemetery you
> From: John S. Quarterman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Fw: Sinclair genealogy
> Date: Friday, 17 April, 1998 10:11 AM
> >Andrea Wilson of Sugartown, (what a Great Name!) Louisiana - I have an
> >ce map (4 miles to 1 inch scale), and the only Brims I can find is
> >" which is a point on the north coast approx. 5 miles west of Thurso.
> >Also, I received my first ***newsletter from the Clan Sinclair Society
> >land, and they reproduced an extract from Roland William St. Clair's
> > Clairs of the Isles" publ. 1898. Under the Chapter "the Sinclairs of
> > Toftkempp and Thura" they refer to John Sinclair of Brims, grandson of
> >am Sinclair of Dunbeath, back in 1649. From what I can gather, it is in
> >arish of Thurso.
> Brims Castle is just east of where your map shows Brims Ness.
> It looks like an old farmhouse. On the point is a cemetery.
> Some of my ancestors came from there, but I couldn't connect
> them with anybody I found named on stones in the cemetery.
> >***For those of you who are interested, membership is only 10 pounds.
> >hip Secretary is Mrs. Kay Dunnett, Cathel Shieling, Lochcalder,
> >tland. The newsletter is quarterly, and very interesting.
> >They only have approximately 60 members so far - Let's see if we can
> >hat! For those of you who have traced your ancestors back to Caithness,
> >might be able to finally connect with a live relative at the other end!
> >They published a membership list, with addresses.
> Good idea. Their address may also be found in
> >Other things of interest - Register House in Edinburg is on the Internet
> >ine service available from 1:00 p.m. UK time, and they recommend you
> > credit card ready. The costs were expected to be similar to the
> >ently charged at New Register House, Edinburgh.
> > <http://www.open.gov.uk/gros/groshome.htm.>
> Added to http://www.mids.org/sinclair/trace.html.
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