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Re: Sinclair Tobacco/Newcastle
At 12:12 04/10/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Im new to the list and am hoping that I am following protocol correctly in
>posting my geneological query here.
>I'm searching for any information on the John Sinclair (1826-1895) that moved
>from somewhere in Scotland to Newcastle-on-Tyne in the mid 1800's. His
>father was Robert, he perhaps had a brother called Robert, his wife was
>Margaret(1840-1905), and he had around a dozen children, some of whom had
>each of the above names also. He started the John Sinclair Ltd. Tobacco
>company in Newcastle which was sold by his son/sons in 1920.
>Any information that anyone might have on these Sinclair's would be greatly
>appreciated! Meantime, I love this list--thanks to those responsible for
>Boston, Ma USA
I remember the John Sinclair on cigarette packs very well. I believe they
over by the Imperial Tobacco Company.
I will check this out and get back to you.
I will be in Massachusetts between the 14th and 21st October during which time
I'll be given a talk at the Merrimack College (I believe on Tuesday 19th).
The person who is organising everything is Norman Biggart. His e-mail
I hope we can meet.
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