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Offline JonathanC

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Whaling from Wick
« on: Tuesday 03 November 09 14:42 GMT (UK) »
I'm trying to establish if there is any truth in an old family story, namely that one of my ancestors (James SINCLAIR) was a whaler working from Wick up to Greenland in the early 1800s.  Any ideas how I might find out more?

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CRUST - Kent (Kingsnorth, Mersham)
BEATON - Isle of Mull
GODDEN - Ruckinge, Kent

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Re: Whaling from Wick
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 03 November 09 15:12 GMT (UK) »
Hi, here,s a couple of sites you might find interesting: nefa.net and caithness.org lots of info

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Dumfriesshire: Bell, Kerr, Dickson, Hetherington
Orkney: Cursiter, Peace, Drever, Cooper, Paterson, Brock, Leslie, Malcomson, Miller, Scott
Cumberland: Charlton, Young

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Re: Whaling from Wick
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 03 November 09 15:32 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks
CRUST - Kent (Kingsnorth, Mersham)
BEATON - Isle of Mull
GODDEN - Ruckinge, Kent