Charles St Clair, 13th Lord Sinclair

1768 - 30th Sep 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


Rt Hon. Lord Sinclair, awarded compensation for enslaved people on Trout Hall and Chisholms Mammee Gully Pen in Clarendon, as owner-in-fee and tenant-for-life.

  1. Charles Sinclair, 4th/13th Lord Sinclair, son of Andrew Sinclair of Hermandston, born c. 1768. Married (1) Mary Agnes Chisholm[e] and (2) Isabella Mary Chatto. His daughter Susan married Francis Dennis Massy Dawson (q.v.).


T71/859 Clarendon nos. 66 (Trout Hall, for which Sinclair claimed for 29 enslaved people as owner-in-fee, and the remainder as tenant-for-life) and 232; and T71/915 Clarendon no. 417.

  1. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, ed. Ashworth P. Burke (London: Harrison & Sons, 1903) pp. 1389-90.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Rt. Hon. Chas., Lord Sinclair
(1) Mary Agnes Chisholm[e] (2) Isabella Mary Chatto
With (1) James; Matthew; Charles; Susan. With (2) Eleanor; Jane Elizabeth; John

Associated Claims (3)

£301 14s 0d
£573 1s 7d
£4,537 10s 5d
Awardee (Tenant-for-life)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Father → Son
Husband → Wife
Father → Son

Addresses (2)

Herdmanstoun House, Saltoun, Haddingtonshire (East Lothian), Central Scotland, Scotland
Nesbit House, Berwickshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland