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Re: Roses are red voilets are blue
Good morning to the list from Australia.
Rose is an important name in the Sinclair lines - we have Roslin Chapel
Sinclair Bell as our number three granddaughter. She is blond and a
delight; and as determined as ever her GtGrandpa George was. Terrorizes her
two brothers as I suspect he might have also.
At 06:28 AM 11/10/00 +1000, you wrote:
>What a wonderful rosy story to wake to this morning. My Mothers name is
>Roslyn and my daughters middle name is Rose. I have an Aunt Rose Anne.
>There's Bunches of them.
>Have a rosy day
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rose" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 3:46 AM
>Subject: Re: Pierre Elliot Trudeau
> > I have just read Nivens letter re Margaret Sinclair and can't help adding
> > own "tuppence". 50 years ago when I was a wee girl of 11, my little sister
> > was born. Our Father was James Irvine Sinclair from St. Margarets Hope,
> > Orkney. My Mother and I tried to think of a name which was not in the
> > family and settled on Margaret Rosalind Sinclair. We later realised that
> > only did Dad come from St. Margarets Hope, he also had a Sister who still
> > lived there in a house called Roselea,and was called
> > In those days Orkney was the other end of the world as far as we were
> > concerned as we were poor.
> > To add to the "coincidence" my daughter Heidi. called her first daughter
> > Roselea.....I spent a year working there and got to know some of my
> > friends and Heidi enjoyed going to see Auntie Maggie and her daughters and
> > fell in love with the house.
> > Roselea is now almost 13 and is a computer whiz. She has Cystic Fibrosis
> > is the bravest little lady I know. She started writing short stories when
> > she was 10 and her heroine was called Rosebelle. She now "runs" her own
> > Equestrian Centre called Rose Acres.as she is madly into ponies.
> > I lived in Stirling for 15 years and never knew about Rosslyn until last
> > year.....4 years after leaving Scotland and only visited for the first
> > last year whilst visiting my friends in Stirling.
> > Even stranger is the fact that my Father had a tattoo on his arm with a
> > Rose on. When I had grown up I found out that my Father had lost his first
> > wife Rose in childbirth. My Mother was called Warder Rosalaid Wells.
> > My Sister married Paul Ellis and their only son is Steven..for no
> > particular reason.
> > What I am trying to say, I guess is that sometimes 2+2=5. Margaret was
> > also the fourth child.
> > Yours in kinship Mary Jean Sinclair.
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