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Memoirs of Sir George Sinclair, bart., of Ulbster

by Grant, James

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Published by Tinsley brothers in London .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsDA536.S6 G7
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 484 p.
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26626770M
LC Control Number04032980

Full text of "Memoirs of the life and works of the late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, other formats. The name Sinclair is of Norman origin from "Saint-Clair-sur-Elle" and was established in Scotland in when Henry de St Clair of Roslin was granted lands in descendant Sir William became guardian to the heir of Alexander III and gained the Barony of Rosslyn in His son, Sir Henry fought with Bruce at Bannockburn and was one of the Scottish barons who signed .

  Sir George Sinclair was the son of Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster and Elizabeth Mackay. 2 He married Jean Sinclair, daughter of William Sinclair of Dunbeath. 1 He died, without issue. 1 He lived Bilbster and Clyth. 1. memoirs lifeandworks ofthelaterighthonourable sirjohnsinclair,bart. byhisson, nclair,m.a. ,f.r.s.e.

William Hoste is the author of Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste, Bart, Volume 1 ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Mem /5(5). Catherine Sinclair born Edinburgh on 17 April She was the daughter of Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster (). She was in Sir John's later his later years his secretary. After Sir John's death she began to write children's books, light romances and travel guides, and she became renowned for her charitable works. She died on 6 August


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Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster, 1st Baronet, PC MP FRS FRSE FSA (10 May – 21 December ) was a British politician, a writer on both finance and agriculture, and the first person to use the word statistics in the English language, in his vast, pioneering work, Statistical Account of Scotland, in 21 volumes.

Background and education. Sinclair, the eldest son of Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet of Ulbster, and Diana, only daughter of Alexander Macdonald, 1st Baron Macdonald, was born in siblings were John, William and Catherine entered Harrow School, under Dr. Drury, at the age of ten, having for fellow scholars Lord Byron and Sir Robert Peel.

THE SINCLAIRS OF ULBSTER. The estate of Ulbster is in the parish of Wick. Amongst the places mentioned is the castle of Brims The ancestor of this family was William Sinclair, first laird of Mey, the second son of George, fourth Earl of Ulbster book Caithness, who granted him the lands of Mey in His elder brother, John, Master of.

SINCLAIR, George (), of Ulbster and Thurso Castle, Caithness. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commonsed. Thorne, Available from Boydell and Brewer. The secret despatch, Contributor Names Grant, James, Library of Congress Control Number Language English Memoirs of Sir George Sinclair, bart., of Ulbster.

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Also available in digital form. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott Bart: Volume V by Lockhart, memoirs life sir walter scott bart. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In poor of Ulbster book, suitable as a.

The Right Hon. Sir John Sinclair, Privy Council, who was Cashier of the Excise of Scotland, died 21st December He was offered a peerage, which he refused.

II SIR GEORGE SINCLAIR OF ULBSTER, M.P., was born on the 23rd August He married, 1st MayLady Catherine Camilla, sister of Lionel, 6th Earl of Dysart, and had. SINCLAIR, Sir JOHN (–), first president of the board of agriculture, was born on 10 May at Thurso Castle, Caithness.

He was the third but eldest surviving son of George Sinclair of Ulbster, whose ancestors had held the earldoms of Caithness and Orkney (see Morrison's History of the Sinclair Family in Europe and America, 8vo, Boston, Mass., ). JOHN SINCLAIR of ULBSTER was a man of education and ability, and as his name is seldom mentioned without the prefix of Mr.

or "Maister", there is ground for thinking that he was brought up as a pedagogue or teacher, although it was not unusual to designate as "Maister" gentlemen of landed property, as well as pedagogues, preachers, notaries, and the s: Margaret Forbes Mowat, William Sinclair, 1st of Mey.

Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. John Gibson Lockhart. and C. Black, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book DrydenCritical PiecesEdition of Slingsbys Memoirs c CHAPTER XXI.

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Sir John Sinclair was the editor of The Statistical Account of Scotland, a detailed account of the geography, history, economy, and society of every parish in Scotland based upon questionnaires sent out in and It is claimed that the modern use of the word statistics derives from Sinclairs use of it for his account.

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Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster founded the Department of Agriculture when he was a Minister in the Government of William Pitt, the Younger. He was a great agriculturalist and carried out a copious correspondence with Washington and other Heads of State.

John Sinclair of Ulbster (a ) m1. Jean Chisholm (d"daughter to the laird of Straglass") 1. Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster: m. () Elizabeth Mackay (dau of John Mackay of Strathy) A. John Sinclair of Ulbster (adsp) m. Janet Sinclair (dau of William Sinclair of Ratter by Jean Cunningham) B.

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-- Sir Robert Peeland Lord Byron. AT the period of the death of Sir Robert Peel, now more than six years ago, I felt an earnest desire to pay him my public homage, and to indicate what, in my opinion, would be his characteristic physiognomy and. MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART (7 Volumes complete) [Lockhart, J.

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Sir George Sinclair, who has died a was deputy governor of Cyprus during the Eoka troubles of the late s, and later a Conservative MP for Dorking.