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Isabella Sinclair (MacAdie) Manson (abt. 1800 - 1873)

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Isabella Sinclair (Bel) Manson formerly MacAdie
Born about in Lynegar, Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Par. of Wick, CAI, SCTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Gersay, Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Isabella Sinclair /MacAdie/
(although spelt Isobel McAdie when dtr Sinclair baptised)[1]


ABT APR 1800
Lynegar, Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotland[2]


05 APR 1873
Gersay, Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotland
Dist (Watten) #10 cert reads: Isabella Manson (widow of Donald Manson, farmer) at 5pm Gersa Watten, 72 yrs, d/o Robert McAdie farmer dec. & Margaret m.s. Sinclair, dec.; of natural decay, no regular medical attendant. Inf. Robert Manson, son, Edinburgh. Reg. Watten 10th Apr[3]


12 APR 1800
Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotland
entry reads: "Robert McAdie in Lynegar and Margt Sinclair is (sic) spouse had a daughter baptized named Isobel before witnesses, John Barnetson in Lynegar & George McAllan in H(?? illegible)"[4]


07 JUN 1841
Cogle, Watten, Caithness, Scotland
Manson: Donald Head, 40 farmer; Bel, 40; also Sinclair 13; James 10; Robert 8; Donald 5; George 3 and Christina 6mths[5][6]:
30 MAR 1851
Gersay, Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotland
schedule reads (all Manson and all b Watten): Isabella, widow, head, farmer 25 acres; Children: Sinclair (F), 22, unm; James, 20; George, scholar, 13; Christina, 10[7]
07 APR 1861
Gersay, Par. of Watten, Caithness, Scotland
schedule lists: (all Manson): Isabella, widow, head, farmer 30 acres; James, 30, unm, ploughman; George, 23, unm, labourer; Christina, 19, unm, farm servant[8]


01 DEC 1826
Par. of Wick, Caithness, Scotland
OPR entry reads: Nov 3rd 1826 Manson Donald in Coghill Parish of Watten was maty Contr to Isobel MacAdie daug. of Robert MacAdie in Mireland. Wm Rosie cooper in Wick (assumed to be Isabella's new brother-in-law) stood for the man and Wm MacAdie in Mireland (assumed to be Isabella's brother) for the woman, married Dec 1st. IGI: "Donald Manson to Isobel MacKadie"[9][10]
EST 1795
 ?Watten, Caithness, Scotland
did they move to Wick or are the last 3 children another family? No marriage obvious on indices at New Register House 1770-1819, nor in Watten OPR (from ? to 1797)[11][12]




  • Source: S357 Title: CENSUS: Caithness, Scotland 1841, Record Type: Census, Location: Caithness, Scotland Abbreviation: Caithness, Scotland:1841 CENSUS Publication: 1841 Repository: #R22
  • Repository: R22 Name: Filed in sources folder & notebooks Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
  • Source: S381 Title: LTR CAI familes ex Carole MELLOR, Recipient: Lorna Henderson, Author Address: Stirkoke, Wick, Caithness, Scotland Abbreviation: CAI families ex Carole Mellor Author: Carole MELLOR Note: Data from 1851 Wick census, 1861 Wick census, 1871 Wick census plus maps of Watten, Caithness, Scotland Repository: #R82 Call Number: MELLOR
  • Repository: R82 Name: Filed under CAI Correspondence Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
  • Source: S383 Title: IGI: MacADIE, CAI extract, Subject: MacADIE and variants: births christenings marriages Abbreviation: MacADIE: CAI IGI extract Publication: 1993 Repository: #R58
  • Repository: R58 Name: IGI255 Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ Note: downloaded computerised igi entries
  • Source: S384 Title: IGI: MANSON, CAI extract, Record Type: IGI extract - MANSON, Location: CAI, Scotland Abbreviation: MANSON IGI CAI extract 1993 Publication: 1993 Repository: #R22 Call Number: MyFamilies.mdb
  • Source: S609 Title: DC MANSON, Isabella (McADIE) 1873 Watten, Record Type: death cert, Name Of Person: Isabella MANSON nee McADIE (2525), Number: Watten #10 Abbreviation: DC MANSON, Isabella (McADIE) 1873 Watten Publication: 05 Apr 1873 Note: p/copy held Repository: #R113 Call Number: Isabella DC
  • Repository: R113 Name: filed MANSON/McADIE 3*g grandparents Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
  • Source: S611 Title: OPR Wick 1820-54 marriages, Subject: Marriages, Location: Wick, Caithness, Scotland, Film Number: Dist 043 Abbreviation: Wick, Caithness, Scotland: OPR Mar. Publication: 1820-54 Repository: #R22 Call Number: Notebooks
  • Source: S617 Title: OPR Watten, Caithness, Subject: Birth baptism marriage, Location: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2 Abbreviation: OPR Watten, CAI Repository: #R22 Call Number: Notebook
  1. Source: #S617 Baptism 1828 Sinclair MANSON, transcr. Sep 1994
  2. Source: #S617 baptism
  3. Source: #S609 p/copy held by L McIntosh
  4. Source: #S617 baptism
  5. Source: #S357 Page: Watten Dist 1 Sched 9 (Mellor index) #44, rechecked Sep/Oct 1994/5
  6. Source: #S381 From 1841 Census, Watten, rcvd Feb 1994
  7. Source: #S381 From 1851 Census, Watten, rcvd Feb 1994
  8. Source: #S381 From 1861 Census, Watten, rcvd Feb 1994
  9. Source: #S611 Mar. entry 1826 Donald MANSON/Isabella McADIE, trans. L McIntosh Sep 1994
  10. Source: #S384 Page: Batch M110424-?-990557, extracted Aug 2003
  11. Source: #S383
  12. Source: #S617 McADIE/SINCLAIR marriage, searched Nov 2003


  • WikiTree profile MacAdie-1 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

Thank you to L Henderson for merging WikiTree profile MacAdie-10 after the import of McADIE4WikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on Jun 5, 2013.

Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.

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