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Sinclair of Cleeve, Baron (UK, 1957)

 

Creation: let. pat. 21 Jan 1957

 

Family name: Sinclair

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Arms:

Or a Cross engrailed Sable in the first quarter a Sword erect proper on a Chief also Sable three Martlets Gold

Crest:

In front of a Saltire Argent a Dove proper beaked and legged Gules in the beak an Olive Branch also proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Griffin Sable;  Sinister:  a Unicorn Argent, each gorged with a Chaplet of White May leaved and flowered proper

Motto:

Credo (I believe)

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John [Sinclair], 1st Baron Sinclair of Cleeve, KCB KBE

son of Robert Henry Sinclair, of 4 Whittinghame Gardens, Glasgow, by his wife Margaret Macwhannell, dau. of John Macwhannell, of Glasgow

born

29 Jul 1893

mar.

18 Sep 1917 Mary Shearer Barclay (d. 1984), dau. of Robert Shearer Barclay, of Randfontein, South Africa

children

1. Hon John Robert Kilgour Sinclair, later 2nd Baron Sinclair of Cleeve

2. Lieut David Barclay Sinclair (b. 29 Jul 1922; dvp. at the Battle of El Alamein 27 Oct 1942)

died

4 May 1979

created

21 Jan 1957 Baron Sinclair of Cleeve, of Cleeve in the County of Somerset

suc. by

son

note

MBE 1918; executive with Imperial Tobacco Company: Assistant Secretary 1920, Secretary 1927, Director 1933, Deputy Chairman 1939, Chairman 1947-59, President 1959-67; Director-General Army Requirements, War Office 1939-42; KBE 1941; Chief Executive, Ministry of Production 1943-45; KCB 1946

 

John Robert Kilgour [Sinclair], 2nd Baron Sinclair of Cleeve, OBE

born

3 Nov 1919

mar.

12 Apr 1950 Patricia Hellyer (d. 4 Sep 2002), dau. of Lawrence Hellyer, of The Hewke, Lockerbie, co. Dumfries

children

1. Hon John Lawrence Robert Sinclair, later 3rd Baron Sinclair of Cleeve

1. Hon Juliet Sinclair (b. 16 Oct 1951), mar. 1 Jun 1983 A Philip Wallis, only son of A P Wallis, of Beaumont, Clacton, co. Essex

2. Hon Jane Sinclair (b. 13 Jul 1955), mar. 17 Apr 1982 Robert Anthony John Holliday, of Larkfield, Hawstead, co. Suffolk, son of R F Holliday, of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk, and has issue

died

27 Aug 1985

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, World War II 1939-45, Captain 1946, Major 1951 and Lt Colonel 1960; MBE 1954; GSO(2) War Office 1957; UK Military Attaché, Leopoldville, Congo 1960-63; OBE 1963; Military Assistant to Deputy SACEUR SHAPE 1964-67; Ministry of Defence 1967-69

 

John Lawrence Robert [Sinclair], 3rd Baron Sinclair of Cleeve

born

6 Jan 1953

mar.

30 Jun 1997 Shereen Khan, of Harare, Zimbabwe

 

There is no heir to the Barony of Sinclair of Cleeve.

 

Last updated 21 Aug 2004

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Title:

3rd Baron Sinclair of Cleeve, of Cleeve in the County of Somerset

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 21 Jan 1957)

 

Address:

[not known]

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