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Re: Lord Sinclairs family papers
Thank you, Ed! Best Regards. Gail Mottola
Ed Brumby wrote:
> For those interested in detailed searches into Sinclair History, the family
> papers of Lord Sinclair are held at the Scottish Record Office, Edinburgh,
> under the ref GD328.
> There will be an index to the papers, which will slpit them into letters,
> wills, estate records, etc. I am not sure of the date span of these. Papers
> like these sometimes give tenant records, disputes, family letters from sons
> in the army or abroad etc. They usually make interesting reading. Sometimes
> a local library, Inverness in this case, keeps a copy of the index. This is
> not usually on display, but is kept by the archivist. You can request to
> look at it. Although Edinburgh is remote for some, at least the papers are
> in good hands. Some local archives have been accidentally destroyed! The
> National register of Archives, London, has an on line index for family
> papers, but it will only give the GD number, not the detailed index. I
> intend to have a look at GD 328 in the near future.
> Hope this is of interest
> Ed in Scotland
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