Alexander Sinclair 1846 - 1883

Name: Alexander Sinclair

Father: Peter Sinclair

Mother: Isabell Sinclair

Born: 8 Jun 1846, Inveraray
Baptism: 26 Oct 1846, Inveraray

Siblings:

  • Agnes Sinclair b. 26 Nov 1842, Inveraray1
  • John Sinclair b. 4 Apr 1844
  • Margaret Sinclair b. 10 Oct 1848
  • Ann Sinclair b. 27 Dec 1851

Married: Never Married

Children: No Known Issue

Death: bet 27 January - 5 March 1883, Glasgow Blythswood23

  • Cause of Death: Drowning, believed to be accidental
  • Burial: Kilmalieu Cemetery
  • Headstone:

Errected by
Peter Sinclair
In memory of his wife
ISABELLA SINCLAIR
who died 18 Apr 1878
Aged 56 years
And ALEXANDER their son
drowned on the Clyde ferry
Aged 34 years Feb 1883
The above PETER SINCLAIR
Our dear father
Who died 22 November 1892
Aged 78 years

Occupation: Seaman, Merchant Service

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Census

  • 1851

Town of Inveraray4
No street/place/house no. given
Peter is missing - have not found him yet

Name Rel. Con. Age Occupation Born
Isabella Sinclair Wife M 29 Steam Boat Pilot's Wife Inveraray
John Sinclair Son U 7 Scholar Inveraray
Alexander Sinclair Son U 5 Scholar Inveraray
Margaret Sinclair Daur U 2 1/2 Inveraray
  • 1861

McKenzie's Land5

Name Rel. Con. Age Occupation Born
Peter Sinclair Head M 47 Mate of Steamer Inveraray
Isabella Sinclair Wife M 39 Mate's Wife Inveraray
John Sinclair Son U 17 Agr. Labour Inveraray
Alexander Sinclair Son U 15 Inveraray
Margaret Sinclair Daur U 13 Inveraray
Ann Sinclair Daur U 10 Inveraray
  • 1871

Vessels berthed in Clyde (644/5)
Clansman
6

Name Rel. Con. Age Occupation Born
Malcolm McNeil M 35 Pilot Tyree
Archd. Carmichael M 41 Seaman Tarbert
Alexr. Sinclair Unm 23 Seaman Inveraray
Richard Symcock M 53 Seaman England
Colin McLeod M 35 Seaman Stornoway, Ross
Alexr. Cameron Unm 26 Seaman Blaich, Argyll
  • 1881

Stories:

Went missing on 27th January and the Body was found 5 March 1883 at Berth 12, North side of Glasgow Harbor. Last seen on board the SS Scarpa of Glasgow

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  • Duke of Argylls census
  • Fencible Men
  • Valuation Rolls