'Sinclair13'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Sinclair of Quendale, Sinclair of Toft

James Sinclair of Stive probably father of ...
1. Malcolm Sinclair 'of Quendal' (lay vicar & reader of Dunrossness)
  m. Margaret Sinclair (dau of Hugh Sinclair of Brugh)
A. James Sinclair of Quendale (d 21.09.1647)
  m. Barbara Stewart (dau of James Stewart of Graemsay)
  i. John Sinclair of Quendale (a 1667)
  m. (1628) Barbara Sinclair (dau of Adam Sinclair of Brew)
  a. Laurence Sinclair of Quendale (a 1704)
  m. Jean Stewart (dau of Laurence Stewart of Bigtown)
  (1) Robert Sinclair of Quendale (d 1767)
  m1. Barbara Montgomery (dau of John Montgomery of Wrae, relict of Robert Sinclair of Scalloway)
(A) John Sinclair, last of Quendale
  m2. (17.07.1740) Jacobina (Mrs. Mackenzie)
  (2) Andrew Sinclair
  (3) Lilias Sinclair
  m. James Mitchell of Girlesta
  (4) Margaret Sinclair
  m1. Andrew Bruce, 5th of Muness (dsps 1699)
  m2. James Baikie of Tankerness
  b. Barbara Sinclair (d 22.05.1675)
  m. (24.05.1622) Hector Bruce of Muness
c. Helen Sinclair (d 1706)
  m. (14.12.1692) Ninian Neven of Scousburgh
  d. Margaret Sinclair
  m1. (1656) William Bruce of Sumburgh
  m2. John Gauden (minister of Tingwall)
  e.+ other issue - John, Robert, George, Jean
  ii. Margaret Sinclair (d 03.1645)
  m. James Mouat of Garth
  iii. Helen Sinclair
  m. Patrick Umphray of Sand
iv. Jean Sinclair
  m. Laurence Gifford of Weathersta
  v.+ other issue - Laurence, Harrie, Robert
  B. George Sinclair of Craigends & Rapness (3rd son)
  i. Katherine Sinclair probably of this generation
  m. (1646) Laurence Stewart of Bigtoun (d 11.07.1703)
  C. Elizabeth Sinclair
  m. Patrick Forbes
  D. Margaret Sinclair
  m. (1593/8) Michael Balfour of Garth
  E. Isabel Sinclair
  m1. (1600) Andrew Bruce of Muness
  m2. Duncan Scollay of Hermansgarth
  F. Helen Sinclair
  m. Robert Swinton (d 06.1612, minister of Walls)
  i.+ issue - Malcolm, Thomas, James, Robert
  G. Janet Sinclair
  m. John Neven of Scousburgh
  H.+ other issue - William, Malcolm, Michael
2. Laurence Sinclair (reader of Dunrossness)



Grant starts with an uncle & nephew whom we show as descended from ...
?? Sinclair
1. Edward Sinclair of Toft (dspms?)
2. ?? Sinclair
  A. Edward Sinclair of Toft (d 1681)
  m. Christian Fea (dau of Robert Fea)
  i. James Sinclair of Toft (dsp 1712)
  m. (1700) Marion Murray (dau of James Murray of Clairden)
  ii. William Sinclair of Toft
  a. Edward Sinclair of Toft (d before 1748)
  m. Christian Gray (dau of Robert Gray) @@ below
  (1) William Sinclair of Toft (d unm 15.09.1786)
  (2) Andrew Sinclair in London, later of Toft (mariner)
  m. Sarah Manuel
  (A)+ "several children who died young"
  (3) Robert Sinclair
m. Janet Chappie
  (4) Barbara Sinclair
  m. Robert Simpson (cousin)
  b. Margaret Sinclair
  m. John Omond (wright in Toft)
  iii. Margaret Sinclair
m. Robert Gray (minister of Nesting)
  a. Barbara Gray
  m. James Greig of Vassay
  b. Elizabeth Gray
  m. Adam Simpson
  c. Christian Gray
  m1. Edward Sinclair of Toft @@ above
  m2. Thomas Auchenleck
  (1) Margaret Auchenleck
  m. (15773) John Angus
  (A) Andrina Christina Angus
  m. James Bain of Lerwick
  d.+ other issue - James, Robert
  iv. Barbara Sinclair
  m. William Greig of Vassay
  v.+ other issue - Andrew Henry, Jean

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'The County Families of the Zetland Islands' by Francis Grant, 1893 ('Sinclair of Quendale', p264+)
(2) For lower section : 'The County Families of the Zetland Islands' by Francis Grant, 1893 ('Sinclair of Toft', p268+)
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