William Sinclair

Standard Name: Sinclair, William,, 1829 - 1881


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Education May Sinclair
Mary (later May) Sinclair spent a year (the year which covered her father 's death) at Cheltenham Ladies College, a school founded to provide a genuinely academic education for girls.
Boll, Theophilus E. M. Miss May Sinclair: Novelist: A Biographical and Critical Introduction. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1973.
Family and Intimate relationships May Sinclair
Mary (later May) Sinclair 's father died from cirrhosis of the liver, chronic kidney disease, and exhaustion; her painful fictional accounts of fathers dying in this way suggest that she was closely involved.
Raitt, Suzanne. May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian. Clarendon Press, 2000.
Family and Intimate relationships May Sinclair
MS 's father was William Sinclair , a wealthy third-generation shipowner. Her biographer Theophilus Boll notes: The only visible sign of family sentiment in the naming of the ships was the Saint Clair, the smallest...
Wealth and Poverty May Sinclair
The business of Mary (later May) Sinclair 's father failed completely after years of decline and slipping standard of living; while he fell into grim idleness, his sons were hastened towards the world of work...


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