Sinclair (Manson) Bain

Sinclair (Manson) Bain (1828 - 1893)

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Sinclair Bain formerly Manson
Born in Coghill, Watten, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Wick, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Sinclair (Manson) Bain migrated from Scotland to New Zealand.
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Sinclair Manson daughter of Donald Manson and Isabella Sinclair McAdie

Born 4 Jan 1828 Coghill, Watten, Caithness, Scotland

Baptized 03 Feb 1828 Watten, Caithness, Scotland

Entry reads: Watten, 3 Feb 1828, Donald Manson in Coghill & Isobel McAdie his spouse, had a dtr born 4 Jany 1828 baptized named Sinclair before the congregation [1]

Died 26 Jun 1893 Mornington, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Buried 28 Jun 1893 Southern Cem. Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand


Married 24 Nov 1854 Wick, Caithness, Scotland

Husband: John Bain
Wife: Sinclair Manson


1861 Gallowhill, Wick, Caithness, Scotland

BAIN: John 28 ploughman b Halkirk; Sinclair 33 b Watten; Children: Donald 6, Isabella 4, Margaret 2, Jemima 1mth, all b Wick [2]

1871 Gallowhill, Hill of Noss, Wick, Caithness, Scotland

BAIN: John 38 farm servant b Halkirk; wife Sinclair 43 b Watten; Children: Isabella 13, Jamesina 10, John 7 all b Wick; (dtr Margaret & son Donald, a 16 yr old farm servant, were at Gersay with their uncle James and grandmother Isabella Manson [3]


1875 to Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand

On the same voyage of the "Invercargill" were Sinclair's brother George and his family


  1. Watten OPR - baptisms
  2. 1861 Census for Scotland: hsehold of John & Sinclair BAIN, Reg. 43/2 ED 1 Sched 124, transcriptions via
  3. 1871 Census for Scotland: hsehold of John & Sinclair BAIN, Reg. 43/1 ED 1 Sched 18, transcription via
  • WikiTree profile Manson-94 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson. (Reference: 39)

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Sinclair BAIN nee MANSON (1828-1893)
Sinclair BAIN nee MANSON (1828-1893)


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