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Re: South Africa : Sinclair
Thanks for sending on the message. Please send your data base to
I collect history rather than family lines.
What do you mean by "DO you curl granite or hair?" My hair is like granite,
in that, it is hard as granite to curl.
Perhaps you will find people in the phone directory that do not know of us
and have interesting history.
From: Mark Anderson <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, September 17, 1999 1:36 AM
Subject: Re: South Africa : Sinclair
>On checking I find that my Great Grandmother
>was born in Dunbeath 22\1\1858 so I do not
>think we are related. She was also Isabella
>If you want I can photostat the Cape Town
>Phone Directory (Sinclairs ) and sedn on to you.
>DO you curl granite or hair?
>I may be in Jersey in November - that is the
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Mark Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: Spirit One Email <email@example.com>
>Sent: Friday, September 17, 1999 9:22 AM
>Subject: Re: South African Sinclairs
>> Dear Laurel
>> I have passed your message on to D Mitchell
>> who has lot of information on a Sinclair branch
>> that landed and settled at Cape Town c1800.
>> He will no doubt revert to you. I believe he knows
>> of other Sinclair settlers as well.
>> My Sinclair Great Grandmother came out here in the
>> 1890's. Photos show her as an upright and formidable
>> looking lady, dressed in dark clothes, with a severe bun.
>> No doubt she wore a sword to church in case of attack.
>> She was born 22\1\1858 Dunbeath and married John
>> Anderson on 12\11\1885 Dunbeath.
>> Her parents were William (b 23\9\1832 Latheron)and
>> Robertina (Dunbar), and grandparents James Sinclair( bc 1811)
>> Dunnet and Isabella( Budge )(bc 1816 Latheron ).
>> There are in excess of 50 Sinclairs in the Cape Town
>> Phone Directory. Some are what you may call mulatto
>> ( " coloured ") - that is the result of early mixing between the
>> Hottentot and Europeans, or slaves from the East Indies who
>> took their owners names. Thus you may find a person of Scottish
>> surname in Cape Town with a Malaysian countenance, and Islamic
>> forename. There is even a Muslim pipe band in Cape Town.
>> Perhaps the early Cape Town Scottish Settlers liked the look
>> of Cape Town, then a small, pretty place, surrounded by
>> Mark R D Anderson
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Lena A L <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Thursday, September 16, 1999 11:34 PM
>Subject: Re: South Africa : Sinclair
>> William Sinclair wrote:
>> > Yes I do as a matter of fact I have her parents brothers,sisters and
>> > grandparents and aunts and uncles.What do you need.I'll be glad to send
>> > you what I have.
>> Don't forget to send me a copy as well for the global Sinclair
>> Best regards
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