Robert Nicolson Sinclair

14 December 1904–19 January 1980 (Age 75)
Scalloway, Yell, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Nicolson

Robert Nicolson Sinclair was born on 14 December 1904, in Scalloway, Yell, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of William Sinclair and Mary Helen Dalziel. He married Thomasina Margaret Isbister on 2 October 1935, in Scalloway, Yell, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 19 January 1980, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Robert Nicolson Sinclair
Thomasina Margaret Isbister
Marriage: 2 October 1935

Spouse and Children

2 October 1935
Scalloway, Yell, Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Sinclair


    Mary Helen Dalziel




World Events (8)

1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 1

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 20

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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