I am in the process of correlating information on the Sinclair, Allan and Mainland families who had settled in the St. Margaet's Hope and Swona area of South Ronaldsay, Orkney. I have all three line back to the 1700's and would like to receive information from those in my line for inclusion in my comilation. I am happy to share the info I have. my lines are as follows from most recent ancestor on:
SINCLAIR: Mildred, Alexander (wife Mary Ann Mainland),
Robert (wife Mary Sutherland Allan), James (wife Barbra Groat) and James ( born abt 1752, wife Barbara Annal).
ALLAN: Mary Sutherland Allan, George Allan (wife Catherine Robertson), William (wife Catherine Rosie) , John (wife Marion Harcus), John (born 1730, wife Janet Linay)
MAINLAND: Mary Ann, William (wife Jane Gibson), Magnus (wife Janet Mainland), William (wife Allison Rendall), Alexander (wife Isabel Marwick), George ( born abt. 1723, wife Giles Harold)
MAINLAND: Janet (husband Magnus Mainland). Anne Craigie Mainland ( husband Nicol Mainland), Alexander (wife Isabel Marwick, see above)
I also have much information on many siblings of the above. Let's put our research together and make some connections. Please email directly if a posting os made at MSiperek@aol.com