John Patrick Aubone Burnett, Baron Burnett1

M, #198361, b. 19 September 1945
Last Edited=25 Mar 2017
     John Patrick Aubone Burnett, Baron Burnett was born on 19 September 1945.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Aubone Burnett and Joan Bolt.1 He married Elizabeth Sherwood de la Mare, daughter of Sir Arthur James de la Mare and Katherine Elizabeth Sherwood, in 1971.1
     He was educated at Ampleforth College, Ampleforth, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1 He was with the Royal Marines between 1964 and 1970.1 He was a practising solicitor in 1975.1 He was a partner with Burd Pearse between 1976 and 1997 at Okehampton, Devon, EnglandG.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal Democrat) for Devon West and Torridge.1 He was created Baron Burnett, of Whitchurch in the County of Devon [U.K. Life Peer] in May 2006.1

Child of John Patrick Aubone Burnett, Baron Burnett and Elizabeth Sherwood de la Mare

Citations

  1. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 2 June 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Lady Isabel Leslie1

F, #198362
Last Edited=28 Aug 2016
     Lady Isabel Leslie is the daughter of Andrew Leslie, 5th Earl of Rothes and Janet Durie.2 She married James Sinclair, Master of Sinclair, son of Henry Sinclair, 5th Lord Sinclair and Janet Lindsay, in 1577.1
     From 1577, her married name became Sinclair.

Children of Lady Isabel Leslie and James Sinclair, Master of Sinclair

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Henry Sinclair, 6th Lord Sinclair1

M, #198363, b. March 1581, d. 1602
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
     Henry Sinclair, 6th Lord Sinclair was born in March 1581.1 He was the son of James Sinclair, Master of Sinclair and Lady Isabel Leslie.2 He died in 1602, unmarried.1
     He succeeded as the 6th Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] on 21 October 1601.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Sinclair, 7th Lord Sinclair1

M, #198364, b. after 1582, d. 1607
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
     James Sinclair, 7th Lord Sinclair was born after 1582. He was the son of James Sinclair, Master of Sinclair and Lady Isabel Leslie.2 He died in 1607, unmarried.1
     He succeeded as the 7th Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] in 1602.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair1

M, #198365, b. after 1583, d. from 1615 to 1617
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
     Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair was born after 1583. He was the son of James Sinclair, Master of Sinclair and Lady Isabel Leslie.2 He married Margaret Cockburn, daughter of Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston and Janet Home.1 He died from 1615 to 1617.1
     He succeeded as the 8th Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] in 1607.1 In December 1614 he was imprisoned in Edinburgh Castle for debt and other offences.1

Child of Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair and Margaret Cockburn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston1

M, #198366, b. after 1544, d. 1623
Last Edited=7 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.4%
     Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston was born after 1544.2 He was the son of John Cockburn of Ormiston and Alison Sandilands.2 He married Elizabeth Bellenden, daughter of Sir John Bellenden of Auchnoul and Janet Seton.2 He married Janet Home, daughter of Alexander Home and Jean Home, after 28 July 1574.2 He died in 1623.2
     He held the office of Lord Justice Clerk.1

Child of Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston and Elizabeth Bellenden

Children of Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston and Janet Home

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003 to 2016. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Margaret Cockburn1

F, #198367
Last Edited=13 Jun 2008
     Margaret Cockburn was the daughter of Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston and Janet Home.2,3 She married Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair, son of James Sinclair, Master of Sinclair and Lady Isabel Leslie.1
     Her married name became Sinclair.

Child of Margaret Cockburn and Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003 to 2016. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."

John Sinclair, 9th Lord Sinclair1

M, #198368, b. 29 October 1610, d. 10 November 1674
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.18%
     John Sinclair, 9th Lord Sinclair was baptised on 29 October 1610.1 He was the son of Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair and Margaret Cockburn.2 He married Lady Mary Wemyss, daughter of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss, in July 1651.1 He died on 10 November 1674 at age 64, without surviving male issue.1
     He succeeded as the 9th Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] between 1615 and 1617.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1641.1 In 1646 originally a Covenanter (opposed to King Charles I’s scheme of Church government in Scotland involving bishops) but supported Charles I and joined King Charles II’s expedition to England.1 He fought in the Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651, he was captured by Cromwell’s forces and held prisoner.1 In 1659 he resigned his estates in favour of his only surviving daughter but without resignation of his peerage.1

Child of John Sinclair, 9th Lord Sinclair and Lady Mary Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Aubone Burnett1

M, #198369
Last Edited=29 Jun 2006
     Lt.-Col. Aubone Burnett married Joan Bolt.
     He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1

Child of Lt.-Col. Aubone Burnett and Joan Bolt

Citations

  1. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 2 June 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Lady Mary Wemyss1

F, #198370
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Lady Mary Wemyss is the daughter of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss.2 She married John Sinclair, 9th Lord Sinclair, son of Patrick Sinclair, 8th Lord Sinclair and Margaret Cockburn, in July 1651.1
     From July 1651, her married name became Sinclair.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]