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Sinclair 8: Sinclair of Longformacus, Sinclair of Stevenson, Lockhart of Castle Hill Castlehill
TSP Sinclair suggests that James, son of Sir John St. Clair of Herdmanston, was probably the ancestor of this family presumably being the Sir James shown as son of the following William. Provisionally, we follow Douglas in showing a descent from the Sinclairs of Rosslin but note that this may be disputed.
William Sinclair of Longformacus d temp King David who r. 1329-1371
1. Sir James Sinclair of Longformacus d before 01.1418
A. James Sinclair of Longformacus d after 1436
i. David Sinclair of Longformacus d before 1461
a. David Sinclair of Longformacus a 1477
m Elizabeth Murray
1 James Sinclair of Longformacus d 1498
m Isabel Howieson
A Alexander Sinclair of Longformacus
m Marion Foreman
i James Sinclair of Longformacus d before 1543
a Matthew Sinclair of Longformacus d 1603
m Elizabeth Swinton dau of Sir John Swinton of Swinton
1 Robert Sinclair of Longformacus d 1613
m Margaret Douglas sister of Sir Archibald Douglas of Whittingham
A James Sinclair of Longformacus d 1633
i Sir Robert Sinclair, 1st Bart of Longformacus and/or Barnbougle d 1678
m1 Elizabeth Douglas dau of Sir Robert Douglas of Blackerstoun
a Sir John Sinclair, 2nd Bart of Longformacus d before 1698
m Jean Towers dau of Sir John Towers of Innerleith
1 Sir Robert Sinclair, 3rd Bart of Longformacus
m Christian Cockburn dau of Adam Cockburn of Ormiston
A Sir John Sinclair, 4th Bart of Longformacus dsp
m Sidney Johnston dau of Robert Johnston of Hilton
B Sir Henry Sinclair, 5th Bart of Longformacus dsp
C Jean Sinclair
m 03.1733 Sir Charles Gilmour of Craigmillar
D Christian Sinclair d 15.07.1790
m by 1760 Sir John Inglis, 4th Bart of Cramond
E+ 4 daughters
b George Sinclair
m Jean Purves dau of George Purves of Ewford
1 Robert Sinclair
m Lilias Anderson
A Sir John Sinclair, 6th Bart of Longformacus
m Elizabeth Allan dau of Charles Allan
2+ other issue - George dsp, Euphame d unm
c Sir Archibald Sinclair had issue
d Margaret Sinclair
m William Home of Linthill
e Alison Sinclair bur 14.02.1669
m Sir James Cockburn of Ryslaw b c1646, d 1711
f daughter
m Capt. _ Urquhart
g Elizabeth Sinclair b 17.06.1650
m1 Sir James Primrose of Barnbougle b 1645, dvp
m2 Francis Montgomery of Giffen d before 01.1729
m2 Margaret Alexander dau of William Alexander, 'Viscount Canada'
h Catherine Sinclair b 05.1673, d young
i Jean Sinclair d 12.12.1700
m 19.06.1688 John Hamilton, Master of Bargany dvp bur 27.03.1690
j Anne Sinclair
m 17.02.1698 John Swinton of that ilk d 1723
B John Sinclair of Muirtown a 1627, minister of Spot
m Marion Stewart
i James Sinclair
2 George Sinclair d c1620 - continued below
3 Thomas Sinclair d before 1622
4 James Sinclair
m Elizabeth Home
5 Sybilla Sinclair probably of this generation
m William Cockburn of Chouslie d 1628
George Sinclair d c1620 - continued above
BP1934 starts with the following Sir John except to identify him as a younger son of Matthew Sinclair, 9th of Longformacus, by Elizabeth Swinton i.e showing him a generation earlier than we show. Douglas shows George, a younger son of Matthew by Elizabeth Swinton, as ancestor of the Sinclairs of Stevenson and BP1870 Sinclair of Stevenson confirms this George as father of ...
1. Sir John Sinclair, 1st Bart of Stevenson d c1649
m Marion McMath
A. John Sinclair dvp 1643
m1 mcrt c29.05.1638 Isabel Boyd dau of Robert Boyd, 7th Lord
i. Sir John Sinclair, 2nd Bart of Stevenson d unm c1652
ii. Sir Robert Sinclair, 3rd Bart of Stevenson, Sheriff of Haddington d 07.1713
m1 10.09.1663 Helen Lindsay dau of John Lindsay, Earl of Crawford and Lindsay
a. Sir John Sinclair, 4th Bart of Stevenson d 1752
m 1698 Martha Lockhart d 15.05.1752, dau of Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill, 'Lord Castlehill'
1 Sir Robert Sinclair, 5th Bart of Stevenson d 1752/4
m 09.1733 Isabella Ker dau of Col. James Ker
A Sir John Sinclair, 6th Bart of Stevenson d 13.02.1789
m Mary Blair dau of William Blair of that ilk
i Sir Robert Sinclair, 7th Bart of Stevenson d 04.08.1795
m 02/3.04.1789 Madeline Gordon b 1772, d 31.05.1847, dau of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon
a Sir John Gordon Sinclair, 8th Bart of Stevenson b 31.07.1790, d 13.11.1863, Admiral had issue
m 15.06.1812 Anne De Courcy d 23.09.1857, dau of Admiral Hon. Michael De Courcy
B James Sinclair, later Lockhart of Castlehill
m Anne Nisbet
i Robert Lockhart of Castlehill or Castle Hill, Cambusnethan and Stonehouse d 02.11.1850 had issue
m1 09.10.1804 Eliza Newman d 04.1816, dau of Richard Newman Newman of Thornbury Park, Gloucestershire
m2 30.06.1817 Charlotte Simpson Mercer d 18.03.1869, dau of Capt. William Mercer of Potterhill
Ancestors of the 10th and later Baronets who took the name Sinclair-Lockhart.
C+ 2 sons and 4 daughters
2 James Sinclair, later Lockhart
m Charlotte Boyle dau of James Boyle
A+ 3 daughters
3 George Sinclair, later Lockhart of Castlehill dsp 05.05.1764, Senator of the Court of Justice as Lord Woodhall
4 Anne Sinclair
m mcrt 1731 George Bogle of Daldowie b 1701, d 1782
b. Margaret Sinclair probably of this generation
m Robert Dundas of Arniston d 1727, judge as Lord Arniston
m2 sp Anne Scott dau of Sir William Scott of Ardross
iii. Marion Sinclair probably of this generation
m Sir Archibald Cockburn, Bart of Langton bur 28.06.1705
C. Helen Sinclair probably of this generation
m William Hay of Aberlady b 09.11.1604
B. Elizabeth Sinclair bur 09.04.1686, 2nd dau probably of this generation
m mcrt 03.06.1629 Sir John St. Clair of Herdmanston

1 Douglas's 'Baronage of Scotland', published in 1798 Sinclair of Longformacus.
2 BP1934 Sinclair Lockhart, BP1870 Sinclair of Stevenson.
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