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Re: Recent trip to Scotland
I am related to the Dunbars of Hempriggs and also to the
Sinclairs - I would really appreciate if you could keep me
informed of any information you receive as I have no knowledge
of the history of this particular group, other than my relationship
to the Sinclair + Dunbar families.
I have a William Sinclair born about 1832 in Dunnet - are we
related. I encl more Sinclair detail.
My Sinclair ancestors:
William Sinclair B 23\9\1832 Dunnet
married Robertina Dunbar B 12\8\1838 (illegitimate?
daughter of the Hon Robert Dunbar of Hempriggs)
Isabella Sinclair B 22\1\1858 Latheron Scot
married John Anderson (B 5\12\1858 Banff)
in Dunbeath 12 Nov 1858
John Anderson ( my Grandfather - came to S Africa)
Mark Robert DunbarAnderson
To: Sinclair Clan <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 1999 6:22 PM
Subject: Recent trip to Scotland
> I am a new susciber. My wife and I finally made the trip to our old
> ancestoral home a few weeks ago. We really enjoyed the Castles of
> Caithness and the Chaple at Roslin. Everyone treated us like family. My
> question concerns the estate that was known as Hempriggs House, just
> south of Wick. My great great great grandfather, William Sinclair, was
> born there in 1793. Does anyone know the history of Hempriggs and the
> connection of these Sinclairs to the Earls of Caithness?
> Donald Sinclair
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