Catherine Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair (17 April, 1800 – 6 August, 1864) was a Scottish writer. She was born at Thurso Castle, Caithness, Scotland to Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet and Diana Macdonald. Catherine died unmarried. A monument was erected to her memory in Edinburgh's New Town.

Principal works

* "Modern Accomplishments, or the March of Intellect, a study of female education." 1836
* "Shetland and the Shetlanders, or the Northern Circuit." 1840
* "Scotland and the Scotch, or the Western Circuit." 1840
* "Modern Flirtations, or a Month at Harrowgate." 1841
* "Scotch Courtiers and the Court." 1842
* "Jane Bouverie, or Prosperity and Adversity." 1846
* "The Journey of Life." 1847
* "The Business of Life." 1848
* "Sir Edward Graham, or Railway Speculators." 1849
* "Lord and Lady Harcourt, or County Hospitalities." 1850
* "The Kaleidoscope, or Anecdotes and Aphorisms." 1851
* "Beatrice, or the Unknown Relatives." 1852
* "Popish Legends, or Bible Truths." 1852
* "London Homes." 1853
* "Cross Purposes." 1853
* "The Cabman's Holiday." 1855
* "Torchester Abbey." 1857
* "Anecdotes of the Cæsars." 1858
* "Sketches and Short Stories of Scotland and the Scotch, and Shetland and the Shetlanders." 1859
* "Sketches and Short Stories of Wales and the Welsh." 1860

References

* "Sinclair, Catherine" "British Authors of the Nineteenth Century" H.C Wilson Company, New York, 1936.

External links

* [http://www.rosslyntemplars.org.uk/catherine_sinclair.htm Catherine Sinclair] page on Rosslyntemplars.org
* [http://sinclair.quarterman.org/who/catherineofulbster.html Catherine Sinclair] page on Clan Sinclair web site


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