Last updated 22 October 2008 16:57:37 

Timeline

Year Month Event Description Reference
1964 03-Apr Major General Sir William Sinclair-Bugess Dies. The most decorated and longest serving head of the New Zealand Army New Zealand Biography
1965 08-May Roderick 19th Earl dies Succeeded by his son Malcolm 20th Earl Debretts
1968 25-Nov Upton Sinclair Dies. A rebellious literary and political voice in the USA American National Biography
1970 Susan Cunliffe Lister (Nee Sinclair) Created Baroness Masham of Ilton (Life Peer) Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1970 15-Jun Archibald 1st Viscount Thurso Dies. Succeeded by son Robin Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1973-95 Robin 2nd Viscount Thurso Lord Lieutenant of Caithness Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1977 Peter 7th Earl of Rosslyn Succeeds father. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1984 Henry 2nd Baron Pentland Dies. No successor Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
    1984-94 Malcolm Government Minister under Mrs Margaret Thatcher (later  Baroness Thatcher) and then John Major Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1984 Henry 2nd and last Baron Pentland dies. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1985 John 3rd Baron Sinclair of Cleeve Succeeds father. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1990 Malcolm Created a Privy Counsellor Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1990 Patrick Sinclair Inherits Baronetage of Dunbeath
1995 John 3rd Viscount Thurso Succeeds his father Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1997 Veronica Linklater (gd 1st Viscount Thurso) Created Baroness Linklater of Butterstone (Life Peer) Burke's Peerage and Baronetage
1999       Mar Clan Sinclair Trust formed
1999 05-Nov Malcolm 20th Earl and Peter 7th Earl of Rosslyn Elected Representative Hereditary Peers. John 3rd Viscount does not stand in election. House of Lords Official Report
2000 The Kirkwall Scroll Radiocarbon dating proves how the Templars joined the Masons through the Sinclairs in Orkney in the 15th Century Andrew Sinclair
2000 25 Jul -  3 Aug First International Sinclair Gathering in UK Held in London, Edinburgh, Rosslyn and Caithness The Earl of Caithness
MC 27/03/02

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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