John Sinclair, of Murchil
|Also Known As:||"John Sinclair of Murkle"|
|Death:||Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland|
|Managed by:||Alisdair James Smyth|
About John Sinclair, of Murchil
Wikipedia Biographical Summary
"John Sinclair, Lord Murkle (died 5 June 1755) was a Scottish judge...
...A son of John Sinclair, 8th Earl of Caithness and Janet Carmichael of the Hyndford family, he was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates on 7 February 1713. On 18 January 1721 he was appointed one of the Solicitors General for Scotland. He was elevated to the bench on the death of Sir William Calderwood of Polton on 3 November 1733, with the judicial title Lord Murkle. He died in Edinburgh on 5 June 1755."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Sinclair, Lord Murkle', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 25 January 2012, 17:54 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Sinclair,_Lord_Murkle&oldid=473191009> [accessed 12 November 2012]
- An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 505
- The Scots peerage, Vol. II, page 345-346