Christe Linklater, Gentleman

Male 1400 - 1485


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  • Name  Christe Linklater, Gentleman 
    Suffix  Gentleman 
    Born  1400  Linklater, Sandwick, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He is likely of Scandinavian origin, probably Norwegian, but whether he was born in Norway or the Orkneys is uncertain.
    Gender  Male 
    Name  His name was recorded as Aelingeklaet but this was an error caused by joining aet (Middle English for 'at') with the place name Linklater. 
    Occupation  1424 
    Records refer to him as a 'good-man' or Gentleman of good position. Probably quite wealthy and a landowner. 
    Died  1485  Linklater, Sandwick, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4652  Fidgen
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2015 

    Children 
    >1. Unknown Linklater, Roithman,   b. 1435, Linklater, Sandwick, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1510, Linklater, Sandwick, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  28 Apr 2014 
    Family ID  F1687  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    The Orcadian Linklaters
    The Orcadian Linklaters
    The family story on Orkney from 1400 until around 1775 when Archibald Linklater left for Yorkshire. His daughter was born in Whitby and she had a son there who emigrated to Australia in about 1853.