John Sinclair

(14 July 1852 - )
     John Sinclair was born on 14 July 1852 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of George Sinclair and Harriet Tindal. John Sinclair was christened on 21 August 1853 in Cromarty, ROC, SCT. Sinclair, John: illegitimate son to George Sinclair a native of Cadburgh [Leadburgh?] and Harriot Tindal in Cromarty was born 14 July 1852 and baptised 21 August 1853..

Jean Forbes

(before 1795 - )
     Jean Forbes was born before 1795 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Child of Jean Forbes and James Emslie

Peter Emslie

(8 August 1815 - )
     Peter Emslie was christened on 8 August 1815 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James Emslie, an unmarried man in this parish & Jean Forbes and unmarried woman had a son baptised and named Peter. Witness Peter Emslie in Backbrae & George Leslie in Licklyhead.
He is not mentioned in his presumed father's will of 1861. He was the son of James Emslie and Jean Forbes.
     Peter Emslie was involved in a criminal court case in 1841. He may be the Peter Emslie, ditching contractor, Backbrae, Premnay, Aberdeenshire, aged 26 in the Crown Office Precognitions before the High Court for horse-stealing.
     Peter Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell in Backbrae, Premnay.