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       Widewall
  Household #  -  Household Name  - Surname  -  Given Name -  Age in Census  --b.~ (born circa)   
 
 
 
                  270   -  MOGER  -
 
 
 WYLIE  - William -  age  50 --b.~1771.  
 
  Notes- William: 
 "Farmer"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 MARR."Isabela" SPENCE on 29 Jul.1794, Herston.  W-  William Spence, Robert "Wyilie".  >per OPR 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 16 January 1857.  >per daughter Margaret's CDR  >>
 
 
  M.S. SPENCE  - Isobel  / Isabella  -  age  52 --b.~1769.  
 
  Notes- Isobel: 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 16 January 1857.  >per daughter Margaret's CDR  >>
 
 
  WYLIE  - Isobel  / Isabella  -  age  19 --b.~1802.  
 
  Notes- Isobel: 
  Parents: William WYLIE, "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as William WYLIE, Isabella "SPENSE".) 
 b.  11 Sep.1802, Widewall / c.  17 Sep.1802.  W-  John Wylie, Edward "Rossie".  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.link to spouseJames KNIGHT--[son of William KNIGHT, Christina ROSS].  >> 
 d.  24 Aug.1862, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 62"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "James KNIGHT, Labourer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James Knight, Husband.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Catherine -  age  15 --b.~1806.  
 
  Notes- Catherine: 
  Parents: William "WYLLIE", "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her OPR marriage register entry has her parents as William WYLIE, "Isabel SPENSE" -- her death register has her parents as William WYLIE, "Isabel" SPENCE.) 
 b.  15 Nov.1805, Widewall / c.  17 Nov.1805.  W-  John "Wyllie", "Hendrie Broun".  >per OPR 
 later MARR.link to spouseAndrew BUDGE --son of Andrew BUDGE, Barbara ROSIE-- on 8 Dec.1831, North Parish.  W-  James Budge, Donald Sutherland.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Catherine was from Widewall, Andrew from Grimness.) 
 d.  22 Feb.1872, Clestrain, Orphir -"age 65"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "Andrew BUDGE, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Daniel Budge, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Margare -  age  14 --b.~1807.  
 
  Notes- Margaret: 
  Parents: William WYLIE, "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as William WYLIE, Isabella "SPENSE".) 
 b.  10 June 1807, Widewall / c.  12 June 1807.  W-  John Wylie, "Hendrie Broun".  >per OPR 
 d.  16 January 1857, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 47"  >per CDR 
 Unmarried at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Pauper.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "James Spense, Son".  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - John -  age  12 --b.~1809.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: William "WYLLIE", "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His death register has his parents as William WYLIE, Isabella SPENCE.) 
 b.  11 May 1809, [North Parish] / c.  28 May 1809.  W-  "Hendrie Broun", John "Wyllie".  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.Betsy CROMARTY--[dtr.of William CROMARTY, "Eliza" SCOTT].  >> 
 d.  5 January 1880, Hillside, Burray -"age 66"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Betsy CROMARTY at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Fisherman.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Wylie, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Betsy Cromarty in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Betsy CROMARTY's  Parents: William CROMARTY, & (not wife) "Elizab[e]th" SCOTT.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as William CROMARTY, "Eliza" SCOTT.)
   - Betsy CROMARTY  b.  22 Nov.1812, Lythes, Eastside / c.  6 Nov.1814.  W-  (William CROMARTY, father of the above William Cromarty, was Sponsor and Witness for the child at the baptism in 1814).  >per OPR
   - Betsy CROMARTY  d.  10 Jul.1881, Shore Side, Burray -"age 68"  >per CDR
   - Betsy CROMARTY  Wdw.of "John WYLIE, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Betsy CROMARTY's death to Registrar: John Wylie, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Barbara -  age  10 --b.~1811.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
  Parents: William "WYLLIE", "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as "Henry" WYLIE, Isabella SPENCE, but her father's first name was William and this was never corrected by the Registrar [Henry was the first name of her husband's father].) 
 b.  16 Dec.1810, Widewall / c.  13 Jan.1811.  W-  John "Wyllie", William "Nurquoy".  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.link to spouseWilliam WYLIE--[son of Henry WYLIE, Ann SINCLAIR].  >> 
 d.  2 Nov.1870, Burray -"age 54"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "William WYLIE, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Wylie, Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Betty  / Elizabeth  -  age   8 --b.~1813.  
 
  Notes- Betty: 
  Parents: William "WYLLEY", "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her OPR marriage register entry has her parents as William WYLIE, Isabella "SPENSE" -- her death register has her parents as William WYLIE, Isabella SPENCE.) 
 b.  25 June 1813, Widewall / c.  18 Jul.1813.  W-  "the North Parish Cungrigation".  >per OPR 
 later MARR.link to spouseJames ANNAL --son of John ANNAL, "Mary" SINCLAIR-- on 17 Dec.1840, North Parish.  W-  James Annal, William Annal.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Elizabeth was from Widewall, James from Grimness.) 
 d.  17 Oct.1884, Grimness -"age 71"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "James ANNAL, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Pauper.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James Annal, Grandson.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Robert -  age   6 --b.~1815.  
 
  Notes- Robert: 
  Parents: William "WYLLIE", "Isobella" SPENCE.  >per OPR 
 b.  21 Feb.1815, Widewall / c.  9 Apr.1815.  W-  "Hendrey" Brown, William "Nurqwoy".  >per OPR 
 later MARR.Mary LENNIE --dtr.of John LENNIE, Jane MOWAT-- on 20 Dec.1838, North Parish.  W-  William Brown, William Wylie.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Robert was from Widewall, Mary from Hoxa.) 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 25 Jul.1865.  >per son James' CDR -- (NOTE: I believe he probably was the Robert Wylie notated in the Kirk Session minutes who, at some point prior to 2 June 1848, drowned in Holm Sound, along with Andrew Knight and William Wylie.  >per notes in the Kirk Session minutes regarding a Widow's fund set up for the wives of these three men --NAS ref.#CH3/1112 -South Ronaldsay: United Secession, U.P., North U.F., St. Margaret's Church of Scotland.)  >> 
 <<  MARR.to Mary LENNIE at death... Mary died in 1893.  >> 
 <<  The death registers for Robert's son James and wife Mary [CDRs in 1865 and 1893, respectively], indicate that Robert's occupation was as a "Fisherman".  >>


  (unable to locate Mary Lennie in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Mary LENNIE's  Parents: John LENNIE, Jane MOWAT.  >per CDR
   - Mary LENNIE  <<  b.  circa 1819.  >per CDR  >>
   - Mary LENNIE  d.  18 Aug.1893, Commons, Burray -"age 74"  >per CDR
   - Mary LENNIE  Wdw.of "Robert WYLIE, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Mary LENNIE's death to Registrar: James B. Duncan, Undertaker.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  271   -  MOGER  - 
 
 
 ROSIE  - Archibald -  age  71 --b.~1750.  
 
  Notes- Archibald: 
 "Farmer"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 MARR.Elizabeth "CROMARTIE" on 26 January 1804, St. Margaret's Hope.  W-  George "Rendal", George Sutherland.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Archibald was from St. Margaret's Hope, Elizabeth from Sandwick.) 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 5 Mar.1857.  >per son Robert's CMR  >> 
 <<  The marriage register for Archibald's son Robert [March of 1857], indicates that Archibald's occupation was as a "Joiner" -- the death register for Archibald's daughter Betsy [June of 1875], indicates that Archibald's occupation was as a "House Carpenter - Master" -- the death register for Archibald's son Robert [June of 1879], indicates that Archibald's occupation was as a "General Merchant".  >>
 
 
  M.S. CROMARTY  - Betty  / Elizabeth  -  age  55 --b.~1766.  
 
  Notes- Betty: 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 5 Mar.1857.  >per son Robert's CMR  >>
 
 
  ROSIE  - Betty  / Betsy  -  age  15 --b.~1806.  
 
  Notes- Betty: 
  Parents: Archibald ROSIE, Elizabeth CROMARTY.  >per OPR marriage register entry -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as "Archebald" ROSIE, "Betsy" CROMARTY.) 
 <<  b.  circa 1806-1807.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.Edward WISHART --son of Thomas WISHART, "Christian" HEDDLE-- on 22 Jul.1839, North Parish.  W-  Robert Rosie, Peter Wishart.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Elizabeth was from Widewall, Edward from Orphir.) 
 d.  13 June 1875, How -"age 68"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "Edward WISHART, House Carpenter" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Robert R. Wishart, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Edward Wishart in this 1821 Census -- but his data is as follows)
   - Edward WISHART's  Parents: Thomas WISHART, "Christian" HEDDLE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His death register has his parents as Thomas WISHART, Christina HEDDLE.)
   - Edward WISHART  c.  16 January 1808, Kirbister, Orphir.  W-  "Edward & Nicol Wisharts (sic)".  >per OPR
   - Edward WISHART  d.  22 Dec.1886, Hoxa -"age 78"  >per CDR
   - Edward WISHART  Wdwr.of "Betsy" ROSIE at death.  >per CDR
   - Edward WISHART's  Occupation at death: House Carpenter - Master.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Edward WISHART's death to Registrar: Robert R. Wishart, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  ROSIE  - Robert Cromarty  -  age  12 --b.~1809.  
 
  Notes- Robert: 
  Parents: Archibald ROSIE, Elizabeth CROMARTY.  >per CMR -- (NOTE: His death register has his parents as Archibald "ROSSIE", Elizabeth CROMARTY.) 
 Full name: Robert Cromarty "ROSSIE".  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1809.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.link to spouse"Jessie" ROSIE --dtr.of John ROSIE, Christina LOUTTIT-- on 5 Mar.1857, St. Margaret's Hope.  W-  Adam Gordon--Surgeon, William Cromarty.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Robert was from Widewall, Jessie from St. Margaret's Hope.) 
 d.  8 June 1879, Myre, [Widewall] -"age 70"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "Jessie Louttit ROSSIE" at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James C. "Rossie", Son.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  272   -  U. DAM  -   [ Upper Dam ] 
 
 
 THOMSON  - William -  age  35 --b.~1786.  
 
  Notes- William: 
 "Farmer"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 MARR.Charlotte GROAT --[dtr.of John GROAT, Christina CROMARTY]-- on 26 Feb.1810, Widewall.  W-  "Nickl Leeth", Walter Cogle.  >per OPR 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 19 Nov.1862.  >per wife Charlotte's CDR  >> 
 <<  MARR.to Charlotte GROAT at death.  >per wife Charlotte's CDR  >> 
 <<  The death register for William's wife Charlotte [November of 1862], indicates that William's occupation was as a "Fisherman".  >>
 
 
  M.S. GROAT  - Charlotte -  age  30 --b.~1791.  
 
  Notes- Charlotte: 
  Parents: John GROAT, Christina CROMARTY.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1786-1791.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  19 Nov.1862, Quindry -"age 76"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "William THOMSON, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Gilbert Groat, Brother.  >per CDR
 
 
  THOMSON  - William -  age  10 --b.~1811.  
 
  Notes- William: 
  Parents: William THOMSON, "Charlote" GROAT.  >per OPR 
 b.  26 Sep.1810, Widewall / c.  29 Oct.1810.  W-  John Stewart, Gilbert Groat.  >per OPR
 
 
  THOMSON  - John -  age   9 --b.~1812.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: William THOMSON, Charlotte GROAT.  >per OPR, CMR, CDR 
 b.  1 Dec.1811, Widewall / c.  8 Dec.1811.  W-  John Groat, Gilbert Groat.  >per OPR 
 later MARR.(1st) "Jessie" RUSLAND --dtr.of William RUSLAND, Isabella NORQUAY-- on 2 Aug.1842, North Parish.  W-  John Berston, William Berston.  >per OPR marriage register entry 
 later MARR.link to spouse(2nd) Jane CUMMING --dtr.of James CUMMING, Jane THOMSON-- on 2 Feb.1871, Quindry.  W-  John Cumming, "Anna" Thomson.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, John was stated to be a widower, Jane a widow, and both were from Quindry.) 
 Occupation at 2nd marriage: "Mariner M. S."  >per CMR 
 d.  29 Mar.1894, Quindry -"age 81"  >per CDR 
 Wdwr.of Jane CUMMING at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Seaman.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Samuel Thomson, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Jessie/Janet RUSLAND in this 1821 Census -- [she was born in 1824]-- but her data is as follows)
   - Jessie/Janet RUSLAND's  Parents: William "RUSTLAND", "Isabel NORQUOY".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as William RUSLAND, Isabella NORQUAY.)
   - Jessie RUSLAND's  Name at birth: "Jannet RUSTLAND".  >per OPR
   - Jessie RUSLAND's  Name at death: "Jannet RUSLAND".  >per CDR
   - Jessie/Janet RUSLAND  b.  9 Mar.1824, Farewell / c.  22 Mar.1824.  W-  John Ross, Robert "Hewison".  >per OPR
   - Jessie/Janet RUSLAND  d.  4 Dec.1867, Quindry -"age 43"  >per CDR
   - Jessie/Janet RUSLAND  MARR.to "John THOMSON, Master Mariner" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Jessie/Janet RUSLAND's death to Registrar: William Rusland, Father.  >per CDR
 
 
  THOMSON  - Helen -  age  19 --b.~1802.  
 
  Notes- Helen: 
  Parents: James "THOMPSON", "Elspet ROSSIE".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as James THOMSON, Elizabeth ROSIE -- her OPR marriage register entry has her parents as James THOMSON, "Elspet" ROSIE, and this latter record indicates that they both were deceased at the time of Helen's marriage.) 
 c.  11 Feb.1801, Dam of Widewall.  W-  John Stewart, James "Thompson".  >per OPR 
 later MARR.link to spouseJohn SPENCE --son of Richard SPENCE, Barbara ROSIE-- on 8 Mar.1832, Widewall.  W-  William Banks, George Spence.  >per OPR 
 d.  31 Mar.1877, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 75"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "John SPENCE, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James SPENCE, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  273   -  LOWER DAM  -
 
 
 GROAT  - James -  age  48 --b.~1773.  
 
  Notes- James: 
 "Farmer"  >per 1821 Census margin note
 
 
  GROAT  - Ann -  age  65 --b.~1756.  
 THOMSON  - William -  age  15 --b.~1806.  
 
  Notes- William: 
 "Serv"  >per 1821 Census margin note
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  274   -  E. H. BRECK  -   [ East Hallbreck ] 
 
 
 GROAT  - Gilbert -  age  41 --b.~1780.  
 
  Notes- Gilbert: 
 "Fisherman"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 Parents: John GROAT, "Cirstain CROMARTIE".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His death register has his parents as John GROAT, "Curstan" CROMARTY.) 
 c.  9 Aug.1780, South Parish.  W-  Peter Dass, "Gillbart" Groat.  >per OPR 
 MARR."Elspet NURQWOY" --[dtr.of William "NORQUAY", Jane BROWN]-- on 11 Mar.1812, Widewall.  W-  "Alexr. Nurqwoy", John "Nurqwoy".  >per OPR 
 d.  1 January 1870, Quindry -"age 92"  >per CDR 
 (NOTE: His death register states "Married to Elspet NORQUAY" at death, but his wife, Elspet, actually died in 1866 -- it should say "Widower of" Elspet Norquay instead, and was never corrected by the Registrar.) 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Alexander Thomson, Grand Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. NORQUOY  - Elizabeth -  age  37 --b.~1784.  
 
  Notes- Elizabeth: 
  Parents: William "NORQUAY", Jane BROWN.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1784-1786.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  13 June 1866, Quindry -"age 80"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Gilbert GROAT at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: William Rusland, Brother in law.  >per CDR
 
 
 BROWN  - Jean -  age  36 --b.~1785.  
 MUNRO  - William -  age   9 --b.~1812.  
 NORQUOY  - Eliza -  age  76 --b.~1745.  
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  275   -  N. H. BRECK  -   [ North Hallbreck ] 
 
 
 SPENCE  - Richard -  age  54 --b.~1767.  
 
  Notes- Richard: 
 MARR."Barbra ROSSIE" on 20 Dec.1802, Widewall.  W-  James "Lawghtan", James Allan.  >per OPR 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 25 Mar.1841.  >per son George's OPR marriage register entry  >> 
 <<  The death register for Richard's son John [September of 1869], indicates that Richard's occupation was as a "Miller".  >>
 
 
  M.S. ROSIE  - Barbara -  age  37 --b.~1784.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 25 Mar.1841.  >per son George's OPR marriage register entry  >>
 
 
  SPENCE  - James -  age  13 --b.~1808.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: "Ritchard" SPENCE, "Barbra ROSSIE".  >per OPR 
 b.  18 Mar.1808, Widewall / c.  27 Mar.1808.  W-  "Hendrie Broun", Peter Stewart.  >per OPR
 
 
  SPENCE  - Alexandrina  / Alexina  -  age  10 --b.~1811.  
 
  Notes- Alexandrina: 
  Parents: Richard SPENCE, "Jessie" ROSIE.  >per CDR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her mother's first name as "Jessie", but it should be Barbara and was never corrected by the Registrar -- her OPR marriage register entry has her parents as Richard SPENCE, Barbara ROSIE.) 
 <<  b.  circa 1811.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.link to spouseArthur ESSON --son of Arthur ESSON, "Anne" CHALMERS-- on 10 Dec.1833, North Parish.  W-  "William and James Esson".  >per OPR -- (at marriage, "Alexina" was from Widewall, Arthur was from "Hope-side".) 
 d.  31 May 1884, Widewall -"age 73"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "Arthur ESSON, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: George Esson, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  SPENCE  - George -  age   7 --b.~1814.  
 
  Notes- George: 
  Parents: "Ritchard" SPENCE, "Barbra ROSSIE".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His OPR marriage register entry has his parents as Richard "SPENSE", Barbara ROSIE -- his death register has his parents as Richard SPENCE, "Jessie" ROSIE [his mother's first name was shown as "Jessie", but should be Barbara and was never corrected by the Registrar].) 
 b.  6 Sep.1813, Widewall / c.  16 Sep.1813.  W-  John Stewart, John "Nurqwoy".  >per OPR 
 later MARR.(1st) Mary ROBERTSON --dtr.of William ROBERTSON, Betsy SMITH-- on 25 Mar.1841, North Parish.  W-  "many Witnesses".  >per OPR -- (at marriage, George was from Widewall, Mary from Stroma.) 
 later MARR.(2nd) "Betsy Norquay WISHART"--dtr.of Peter WISHART, Mary MOWAT-- on 7 Aug.1884, Herston.  W-  John Cogle, James C. Rosie.  >per CMR -- (at marriage, George was stated to be a widower, Betsy a widow, and both were from Herston.) 
 d.  3 Nov.1890, Herston -"age 76"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "Elizabeth Rosie WISHART" at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Cromarty, Son in law.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Mary Robertson in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Mary ROBERTSON's  Parents: "Wm." ROBERTSON, "Betty" SMITH.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her OPR marriage register entry & her death register have her parents as William ROBERTSON, Betsy SMITH.)
   - Mary ROBERTSON  b.  22 January 1813, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  2 Feb.1813.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
   - Mary ROBERTSON  d.  28 Apr.1884, Quoygreen, Herston -"age 71"  >per CDR
   - Mary ROBERTSON  MARR.to "George SPENCE, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Mary ROBERTSON's death to Registrar: John Cromarty, Son in law.  >per CDR

  (unable to locate Betsy Wishart in this 1821 Census -- [she was born in 1838]-- but her data is as follows)
   - Betsy WISHART's  Parents: Peter WISHART, Mary MOWAT.  >per OPR, CMRs, CDR
   - Betsy WISHART  b.  23 Feb.1838, Widewall / c.  26 Mar.1838.  W-  William Mowat, Gilbert Groat.  >per OPR
   - Betsy WISHART  MARR.(1st) John NORQUAY --[son of John NORQUAY, Mary NORQUAY]-- on 26 Mar.1863, Widewall.  W-  John D. Cromarty, James F. Louttit.  >per CMR
   - Betsy WISHART  <<  MARR.(2nd) George SPENCE--[son of Richard SPENCE, Barbara ROSIE].  >>
   - Betsy WISHART  MARR.(3rd) William BAIKIE --[son of William BAIKIE, Christina BAIKIE]-- on 24 Dec.1891, Herston.  W-  William Taylor, William Louttit.  >per CMR
   - Betsy WISHART  d.  18 Dec.1904, Herston -"age 66"  >per CDR
   - Betsy WISHART  Wdw.of (1st) "John NORQUAY, Master Mariner", (2nd) "George SPENCE, Crofter", (3rd) "William BAIKIE, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Betsy WISHART's death to Registrar: John Cromarty, Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  SPENCE  - Barbara -  age   5 --b.~1816.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
  Parents: Richard SPENCE, Barbara "ROSY".  >per OPR 
 b.  22 May 1816, Widewall / c.  14 June 1816.  W-  George Symison, William "MacKinly".  >per OPR
 
 
  SPENCE  - Peter -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 
  Notes- Peter: 
  Parents: Richard SPENCE, Barbara ROSIE.  >per OPR 
 b.  2 June 1820, Widewall / c.  1 Jul.1820.  W-  Hugh "Gipson"--of Widewall, Alexander Cormack--of Aikers.  >per OPR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
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 ANDERSON  - James -  age  75 --b.~1746.  
 
  Notes- James: 
 "Farmer"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 <<  MARR.(1st) Ann INNIS(?).  >per Christine Stokes  >> 
 MARR.(2nd) "Fairly" GORDON on 23 January 1784, Durness, Sutherland.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR -- (at marriage, James was described as "Mr. James Anderson Esquire, Tacksman of Ceoldale", and Fairly was from Clerkhill.) -- (NOTE: Christine Stokes wrote in 2001 that "Fairly" died the day their son, Joseph, was born, on "1 July 1790" (sic), but by my research --just as an aside that may or may not be of interest-- it seems that this is not mentioned in the Old Parish Register entry for Joseph's baptism on July 3, 1790.  In that entry, she is simply referred to as "... Mrs. Fairly Gordon his Spouse" [James' spouse] and not as, for example, the "late" Mrs. Fairly Gordon, etc.) 
 MARR.(3rd) Barbara GORDON --[dtr.of Robert GORDON]-- on 9 Nov.1793, Durness, Sutherland.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR -- (at marriage, James was described as "James Anderson Esquire, Tacksman of Keoldale", and Barbara was described as "Miss (sic) Barbara Gordon, daughter of Robert Gordon, Tacksman of Achness, Parish of Farr".)
 
 
  M.S. GORDON  - Barbara -  age  55 --b.~1766.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
  Father: Robert GORDON.  >per OPR marriage register entry -- (NOTE: The marriage register entry states that Barbara's father was "Robert Gordon, Tacksman of Achness, Parish of Farr".)
 
 
  ANDERSON  - Caroline -  age  17 --b.~1804.  
 
  Notes- Caroline: 
  Parents: James ANDERSON, Barbara GORDON.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Caroline's birth register entry has her parents listed as "James Anderson Senior, Esquire, Rispond, and Mrs. Barbara Gordon his spouse".) 
 b.  25 Apr.1801, Rispond, Durness, Sutherland / c.  6 May 1801.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
 
 
  ANDERSON  - Fairley -  age  15 --b.~1806.  
 
  Notes- Fairley: 
  Parents: James ANDERSON, Barbara GORDON.  >per OPR 
 c.  26 Oct.1803, Thurso, Caithness.  W-  "Mr. Will. Henderson", "Mr. John Reid".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: In the baptism entry, Fairley's name was spelled as "Farley".)
 
 
  ANDERSON  - Janet Dunbar  -  age  14 --b.~1807.  
 
  Notes- Janet: 
  Father: James ANDERSON.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: It seemed to be the pattern of this clerk or minister to not notate the mother's name for any children on this register page -- only fathers were indicated.) 
 b.  27 May 1805, Ausdale, Latheron, Caithness / c.  3 June 1805.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Baptized as "Janet Dunbar Anderson".)
 
 
  ANDERSON  - Hannah -  age  12 --b.~1809.  
 
  Notes- Hannah: 
  Father: James ANDERSON.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: It seemed to be the pattern of this clerk or minister to not notate the mother's name for any children on this register page -- only fathers were indicated.) 
 c.  10 Sep.1808, Ausdale, Latheron, Caithness.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
 
 
 GEDDES  - James Anderson  -  age   4 --b.~1817.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: "Geo." GEDDES, Elizabeth ANDERSON.  >per OPR 
 Full name at birth: James Anderson GEDDES.  >per OPR 
 b.  13 January 1817, Stromness / c.  28 Jan.1817.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 (NOTE: The parents of James and Barbara here  [Barbara is the next entry] married in 1814 -- "George Geddas Esqur." in Stromness and "Miss Elisabeth Anderson" in Widewall were married on 8 January 1814, North Parish.  W-  John & Robert Cruickshanks  Esquires--of Stromness.  >per OPR.)
 
 
 GEDDES  - Barbara Gordon  -  age   2 --b.~1819.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
  Parents: "Geo." GEDDES, Elizabeth ANDERSON.  >per OPR 
 Full name at birth: Barbara Gordon GEDDES.  >per OPR 
 b.  5 June 1818, Stromness / c.  21 June 1818.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
 
 
 SIMPSON  - James -  age  19 --b.~1802.  
 
  Notes- James: 
 "Serv:"  >per 1821 Census margin note
 
 
 SCOTT  - William -  age  18 --b.~1803.  
 
  Notes- William: 
 "Serv:"  >per 1821 Census margin note
 
 
 NICOL  - Betty -  age  21 --b.~1800.  
 FORBES  - Margare -  age  22 --b.~1799.  
 RONALDSAY  - Jean -  age  21 --b.~1800.  
 SIMPSON  - Catherine -  age  20 --b.~1801.  
 
  Notes- Catherine: 
  Parents: William "SIMSON", Betsy "ROSIE".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as William SIMPSON, "Bessie ROSS".) 
 b.  4 Sep.1802, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  9 Sep.1802.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 later MARR.link to spouseRobert GUNN on 16 Dec.1823, Canisbay, Caithness.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Catherine was from Stroma, Robert from Swona.) 
 d.  13 Mar.1887, Brims, Walls -"age 83"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "Robert GUNN, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Alexander Gunn, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  277   -  WIDEWALL  - 
 
 
 GOW  - John -  age  39 --b.~1782.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: Alexander GOW, Ann CAMPBELL.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1782.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 <<  MARR.Elizabeth CAMPBELL.  >> 
 d.  25 Nov.1866, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 84"  >per CDR 
 Wdwr.of Elizabeth CAMPBELL at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Pensioner.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Gordon Gow, Son.  >per CDR 
 <<  The death register for John's son Gordon [July of 1881], indicates that John's occupation was as a "Soldier" -- the death register for John's daughter Joan [May of 1882], indicates he was a "Pensioner" -- the death register for John's daughter Ann [March of 1885], indicates he was a "Private - 42nd Regiment".  >>
 
 
  M.S. CAMPBELL  - Betty  / Elizabeth  -  age  38 --b.~1783.  
  GOW  - Joan  / Johan  -  age  13 --b.~1808.  
 
  Notes- Joan: 
  Parents: John GOW, Elizabeth CAMPBELL.  >per CDR 
 Full name: "Johan GOW".  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1808-1809.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.John THOMSON --[son of Robert THOMSON, Elizabeth GROAT] -- on 27 Dec.1827, Widewall.  W-  Robert Thomson, John Gow.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: In the OPR marriage register entry, her first name is notated as "Johanna".) 
 d.  11 May 1882, 33 Bridge Street, Leith, Midlothian -"age 73"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "John THOMSON, Seaman - Merchant Service" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: (unable to decipher first name) Thomson, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate John Thomson in this 1821 Census -- [though I wonder if he could perhaps be the John Thomson, age 12, at Grimness Household #135?]-- but his data is as follows)
   - John THOMSON's  Parents: Robert THOMSON, Elizabeth GROAT.  >per CDR
   - John THOMSON  <<  b.  circa 1807.  >per CDR  >>
   - John THOMSON  d.  23 June 1869, 33 Bridge Street, Leith, Midlothian -"age 62"  >per CDR
   - John THOMSON  MARR.to Joan GOW at death.  >per CDR
   - John THOMSON's  Occupation at death: Seaman - Merchant Service.  >per CDR
   - Informant of John THOMSON's death to Registrar: D. Thomson, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  GOW  - Betty  / Elizabeth  -  age   5 --b.~1816.  
 
  Notes- Betty: 
  Parents: John GOW, "Betsy" CAMPBELL.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1815-1816.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  11 Oct.1886, Ronaldsvoe -"age 71"  >per CDR 
 Unmarried at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Domestic Servant.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Peter Bruce, Nephew in law.  >per CDR
 
 
  GOW  - Gordon Anderson  -  age   3 --b.~1818.  
 
  Notes- Gordon: 
  Parents: John GOW, "Bettie CAMPBELL".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His death register has his parents as John GOW, Betsy "CAMERON" but I believe her maiden surname was CAMPBELL -- his OPR marriage register entry has his parents as John GOW, "Elizabeth CAMPBELL".) 
 Full name: Gordon Anderson GOW.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  11 Apr.1818, Widewall / c.  26 Apr.1818.  W-  "the Cungrigation".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: There is a second OPR birth register entry for Gordon, written in a different location in the register in a different handwriting, having the same birth and baptism dates (and the parents listed as John GOW, Elizabeth CAMPBELL)--   b.  11 Apr.1818, Widewall / c.  26 Apr.1818.  W-  "the Congregation".  >per OPR) 
 later MARR.link to spouse"Jean" TAIT --dtr.of Magnus TAIT, Barbara RICHAN-- on 1 Feb.1844, North Parish.  W-  George Drever, James Sinclair.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Gordon was from "Hallbrake", Jean from Blanster.) 
 d.  5 Jul.1881, Grutha -"age 63"  >per CDR 
 Wdwr.of Jane TAIT at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Gow, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  GOW  - Ann -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 
  Notes- Ann: 
  Parents: John GOW, Elizabeth CAMPBELL.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1819-1820.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.link to spouseJohn SUTHERLAND --[*son of John SUTHERLAND, Betsy RORIE]-- on 21 Dec.1843, North Parish.  W-  Gordon Gow, John Brown.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Ann was from "Hallbrake", John was from Farewell.) -- <<  *Note: The actual OPR marriage register entry for this marriage notates John's parents as John Sutherland and "Mary Rosie", but I wonder if possibly the mother's name was notated incorrectly in the marriage entry and it was never later corrected by the Registrar?  If you view John's entry at Blanster Household #103, you will see that both his birth register entry and his death register entry lists his parents as John Sutherland and Elizabeth Rorie (Elizabeth's surname had a few spelling variations).  >> 
 d.  14 Mar.1885, 9 Dock Place, North Leith, Midlothian -"age 66"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "John SUTHERLAND, Shoemaker - Master" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Peter Sutherland, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  278   -  WIDEWALL  - 
 
 
 SINCLAIR  - John -  age  26 --b.~1795.  
 
  Notes- John: 
 "Servt"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 MARR.Barbara ROSIE on 4 June 1819, Brims, Thurso, Caithness.  W-  William McDonald, "Wm." Jack.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, John was from East Brims, Thurso, Barbara from Brims, Thurso.) 
 Occupation at marriage: "F[arm] Servant".  >per OPR marriage register entry 
 <<  d.  at some point after 2 Feb.1862.  >per son Anderson's CDR  >> 
 <<  The death register for John's son Anderson [February of 1862], indicates that John's occupation was as a "Farmer".  >>
 
 
  M.S. ROSIE  - Barbara -  age  24 --b.~1797.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
 <<  d.  at some point after 1861-1862.  >per Olrig 1861 Census & son Anderson's CDR  >>
 
 
  SINCLAIR  - James -  age   2 --b.~1819.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: John SINCLAIR, Barbara ROSIE.  >per OPR 
 c.  3 Sep.1819, Brims, Thurso, Caithness.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR -- ("James antenuptial s[on] to John Sinclair  F. Servt. at Brims by Barbara Rosie [... etc.]")
 
 
  SINCLAIR  - Thomas Anderson -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 
  Notes- Anderson: 
  Parents: John SINCLAIR, Barbara ROSIE.  >per OPR 
 Full name at birth: "Thomas Anderson SINCLAIR".  >per OPR 
 <<  Also known as "Anderson Sinclair".  >per CDR & various censuses  >> 
 b.  21 June 1821, Widewall / c.  24 June 1821.  W-  "the Congregation".  >per OPR 
 d.  2 Feb.1862, Murkle, Olrig, Caithness -"age 38"  >per CDR 
 Unmarried at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: "Police Constable".  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Sinclair, Father.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                  279   -  WIDEWALL  - 
 
 
 THOMSON  - James -  age  78 --b.~1743.  
 
  Notes- James: 
 <<  MARR.Ann INKSTER.  >per son William's CDR  >>
 
 
  THOMSON  - Stewart -  age  48 --b.~1773.  
  THOMSON  - William -  age  51 --b.~1770.  
 
  Notes- William: 
 "Carpenter"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 Parents: James THOMSON, Ann INKSTER.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1770.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  14 June 1860, Widewall -"age 90"  >per CDR 
 Unmarried at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Ship Carpenter.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Samuel Groat, Relative.  >per CDR
 
 
 


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