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Household #     /     Household Name     /     Surname     /     Given Name     /     Age in Census



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       Burray
  Household #  -  Household Name  - Surname  -  Given Name -  Age in Census  --b.~ (born circa)   
 
 
 
                      1   -  WEDDEL  -   [ Weddell ] 
 
 
 LAIRD  - Andrew -  age  36 --b.~1785.  
 
  Notes- Andrew: 
  Parents: John LAIRD, Mary SINCLAIR.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1785.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 MARR."Jennet" LAIRD --[dtr.of James LAIRD, Margaret WARDS]-- on 1 Nov.1810, Burray.  W-  Walter "Rossie", James Sinclair.  >per OPR 
 d.  2 Nov.1871, Burray -"age 86"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "Jannet" LAIRD at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James Banks, Grandson.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. LAIRD  - Janet -  age  28 --b.~1793.  
 
  Notes- Janet: 
  Parents: James LAIRD, Margaret "WARES".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as James LAIRD, Margaret WARDS.) 
 b.  11 Dec.1791, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  18 Dec.1791.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 d.  26 May 1876, Westermill, Burray -"age 84"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "Andrew LAIRD, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James Banks, Grandson.  >per CDR
 
 
  LAIRD  - Margare -  age   7 --b.~1814.  
 
  Notes- Margaret: 
  Parents: Andrew LAIRD, "Jannet" LAIRD.  >per OPR 
 b.  1 Aug.1812, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
 
 
  LAIRD  - Mary -  age   5 --b.~1816.  
 
  Notes- Mary: 
  Parents: Andrew LAIRD, "Jannet" LAIRD.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  6 Jul.1814, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.James BANKS--[son of Donald BANKS, Jane LAIRD].  >> 
 d.  28 June 1864, Burray -"age 50"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to "James BANKS, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John (Laird?), Relative.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate James Banks in this 1821 Census -- but his data is as follows)
   - James BANKS'  Parents: Donald BANKS, Jane LAIRD.  >per OPR, CDR
   - James BANKS  b.  6 Oct.1814, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  15 Oct.1814.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
   - James BANKS  <<  later MARR.(1st) Mary LAIRD--[dtr.of Andrew LAIRD, Janet LAIRD].  >>
   - James BANKS  later MARR.(2nd) Jessie MATCHES--[dtr.of John MATCHES, Margaret BUDGE]-- on 18 Dec.1866, Herston.  W-  Charles "Nickleson", James Matches.  >per CMR -- (at marriage, James was a widower from Burray, Jessie a widow from Herston.)
   - James BANKS  d.  1 Oct.1892, Warebanks, Burray -"age 77"  >per CDR
   - James BANKS  MARR.to Jessie MATCHES at death.  >per CDR
   - James BANKS's  Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR
   - Informant of James BANKS' death to Registrar: Robert A. Banks, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  LAIRD  - James -  age   4 --b.~1817.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: Andrew LAIRD, "Jannet" LAIRD.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  14 Apr.1817, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 later MARR.Georgina SUTHERLAND --dtr.of George SUTHERLAND, Christina KENNEDY-- on 14 Nov.1850, Burray.  W-  George Sutherland, Andrew Kennedy.  >per OPR 
 d.  28 Sep.1874, Bow, Burray -"age 58"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Georgina SUTHERLAND at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James Duncan, Son in law.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Georgina Sutherland in this 1821 Census -- [she was born in 1832]-- but her data is as follows)
   - Georgina SUTHERLAND's  Parents: George SUTHERLAND, Christina KENNEDY.  >per OPR, CDR
   - Georgina SUTHERLAND  b.  21 Dec.1832, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
   - Georgina SUTHERLAND  d.  8 Mar.1921, Craigholm, Stromness -"age 88"  >per CDR
   - Georgina SUTHERLAND  Wdw.of "James LAIRD, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Georgina SUTHERLAND's death to Registrar: Robert Park, Son in law.  >per CDR
 
 
  LAIRD  - Janet -  age   2 --b.~1819.  
 
  Notes- Janet: 
  Parents: Andrew LAIRD, "Jannet" LAIRD.  >per OPR 
 b.  25 June 1819, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 <<  (NOTE: This Janet seems to have died at some point after this 1821 census was enumerated;  Andrew and Janet LAIRD had another daughter named Janet, one born circa 1823, who was actually the one who later MARR.link to spouseAlexander KENNEDY--[son of John KENNEDY, Elizabeth LAIRD].  >per researcher Marion McLeod.)  >>
 
 
 WARDS  - Eric -  age  16 --b.~1805.  
 
  Notes- Eric: 
  Parents: John WARDS, Ann ROSS.  >per OPR 
 b.  28 Oct.1805, Burray / c.  3 Nov.1805.  W-  John Duncan, John "Chambers".  >per OPR 
 later MARR."Christian" LAIRD --dtr.of James LAIRD, Margaret WARDS-- on 18 Dec.1832, North Parish.  W-  William Laird, James Annal.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Eric was from Eastside, Christina from Burray.) 
 <<  d.  probably at some point prior to 12 Feb.1852, which I believe was when his wife Christina had her 2nd marriage, to John Dass.  >> 
 <<  MARR.to Christina LAIRD at death.  >per wife Christina's CDR  >>


  (unable to locate Christina Laird in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Christina LAIRD's  Parents: James LAIRD, Margaret "WARSE".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her OPR marriage register entry & her death register have her parents as James LAIRD, Margaret WARDS.)
   - Christina LAIRD  b.  22 Mar.1812, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  18 Apr.1812.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
   - Christina LAIRD  d.  15 Feb.1896, Fairview, Hoxa -"age 86"  >per CDR
   - Christina LAIRD  Wdw.of "(1st) Eric WARDS, Fisherman, (2nd) John DASS, Crofter" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Christina LAIRD's death to Registrar: James Wards, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
 SUTHERLAND  - Margare -  age  22 --b.~1799.  
 HUXTON  - Esther -  age  17 --b.~1804.  
 McKAY  - Jane -  age  16 --b.~1805.  
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      2   -  WAREBANKS  -
 
 
 LAIRD  - John -  age  66 --b.~1755.  
 
  Notes- John: 
 <<  MARR.Mary SINCLAIR.  >> 
 <<  The death register for John's son Gilbert [May of 1880], indicates that John's occupation was as a "Farmer".  >>
 
 
  M.S. SINCLAIR  - Mary -  age  61 --b.~1760.  
 LAIRD  - Gilbert -  age  24 --b.~1797.  
 
  Notes- Gilbert: 
  Parents: John LAIRD, Mary SINCLAIR.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1797.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.Sarah SUTHERLAND --[dtr.of Donald SUTHERLAND, Ann LOWE] -- on 27 May 1828, St. Margaret's Hope.  W-  William Swanson, James Flett.  >per OPR 
 d.  16 May 1880, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 83"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Sarah SUTHERLAND at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Landed Proprietor.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "Wm. B. Swanson", Neighbor.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Sarah Sutherland in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Sarah SUTHERLAND's  Parents: Donald SUTHERLAND, Ann LOWE.  >per CDR
   - Sarah SUTHERLAND  <<  b.  circa 1809.  >per CDR  >>
   - Sarah SUTHERLAND  d.  22 Oct.1884, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 75"  >per CDR
   - Sarah SUTHERLAND  Wdw.of "Gilbert LAIRD, Fish Curer" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Sarah SUTHERLAND's death to Registrar: Donald Harper, Lodger.  >per CDR
 
 
  LAIRD  - James -  age  20 --b.~1801.  
 
  Notes- James: 
 <<  Parents: John LAIRD, Mary SINCLAIR.  >per Barbara Stirling  >> 
 <<  b.  in Stroma, Parish of Canisbay.  >per Barbara Stirling  >> 
 <<  later MARR.Margaret SUTHERLAND--[dtr.of James SUTHERLAND, Christina REID].  >> 
 <<  d.  6 Oct.1838, Burray.  >per Barbara Stirling  >> 
 <<  MARR.to Margaret SUTHERLAND at death... Margaret died in 1878.  >> 
 <<  The death register for James' wife Margaret [March of 1878], indicates that James' occupation was as a "Farmer".  >>


  (unable to locate Margaret Sutherland in this 1821 Census -- [there is a chance that she is the Margaret Sutherland found in Burray Household #1, but I am not absolutely certain]-- but her data is as follows)
   - Margaret SUTHERLAND's  Parents: James SUTHERLAND, Christina REID.  >per CDR
   - Margaret SUTHERLAND  <<  b.  circa 1803.  >per CDR  >>
   - Margaret SUTHERLAND  d.  26 Mar.1878, Chapelhouse, Burray -"age 75"  >per CDR
   - Margaret SUTHERLAND  Wdw.of "James LAIRD, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Helen ROSIE's death to Registrar: (unable to read first name) Guthrie, Neighbor.  >per CDR
 
 
  LAIRD  - Eric -  age  15 --b.~1806.  
 DOWAL  - Margare -  age  24 --b.~1797.  
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      3   -  WAREBANKS  - 
 
 
 KENNEDY  - John -  age  30 --b.~1791.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: Alexander KENNEDY, Elizabeth LAIRD.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  19 Nov.1790, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  23 Nov.1790.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 <<  MARR.Elizabeth LAIRD--[dtr.of John LAIRD, Mary SINCLAIR].  >> 
 d.  22 January 1871, Burray -"age 80"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Elizabeth LAIRD at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "Alexr." Kennedy, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. LAIRD  - Betty  / Elizabeth  -  age  24 --b.~1797.  
 
  Notes- Betty: 
 "or Laird"  >per 1821 Census margin note 
 Parents: John LAIRD, Mary SINCLAIR.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1792-1797.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  21 Aug.1885, Chapelhouse, Burray -"age 93"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "John KENNEDY, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "Alexr." Kennedy, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  KENNEDY  - Mary -  age   4 --b.~1817.  
 
  Notes- Mary: 
  Parents: John KENNEDY, Elizabeth LAIRD.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  23 Sep.1816, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 d.  8 Aug.1898, Chapelhouse, Burray -"age 82"  >per CDR 
 Unmarried at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Kennedy, Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  KENNEDY  - Alexander -  age   3 --b.~1818.  
 
  Notes- Alexander: 
  Parents: John KENNEDY, Elizabeth LAIRD.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  23 Sep.1818, Burray.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.Janet LAIRD--[dtr.of Andrew LAIRD, Janet LAIRD] -- (NOTE: please see information referenced above, for link to spouseJanet Laird.)  >> 
 d.  19 June 1889, Housebreck, Burray -"age 70"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Janet LAIRD at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "Alexr." Kennedy, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  KENNEDY  - Betty  / Elizabeth  -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 KENNEDY  - Helen -  age  27 --b.~1794.  
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      4   -  GILLITRANG  -   [ Gillietrang ] 
 
 
 LAIRD  - John -  age  34 --b.~1787.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: John LAIRD, Mary SINCLAIR.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  17 Nov.1786, Stroma, Canisbay, Caithness / c.  29 Nov.1786.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR 
 MARR."Isobella" LAIRD on 1 Dec.1808, Burray.  W-  James Laird, Andrew Laird.  >per OPR 
 d.  30 Dec.1876, Westhill, Burray -"age 90"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Isabella LAIRD at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "Alexr." Kennedy, Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. LAIRD  - Isobel  / Isabella  -  age  34 --b.~1787.  
 
  Notes- Isobel: 
  Parents: "(Parentage unknown)".  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1784-1787.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  26 Oct.1877, Commons, Burray -"age 93"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "John LAIRD, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: "Alexr." Kennedy, Neighbor.  >per CDR
 
 
  LAIRD  - John -  age   9 --b.~1812.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: John LAIRD, "Isobella" LAIRD.  >per OPR 
 b.  16 Sep.1810, Burray / c.  22 Sep.1810.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
 
 
  LAIRD  - William -  age   7 --b.~1814.  
  LAIRD  - Gilbert -  age   5 --b.~1816.  
  LAIRD  - Esther -  age   3 --b.~1818.  
  LAIRD  - Andrew -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 SCOTT  - Elizabeth -  age  24 --b.~1797.  
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      5   -  CATHOLE  -
 
 
 ROSS  - William -  age  29 --b.~1792.  
 
  Notes- William: 
  Parents: Charles ROSS, Margaret ROSS.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1792.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 <<  MARR.Elizabeth ROSS--[dtr.of James ROSS, "Clemen WOLDRADGE"].  >> 
 d.  15 Mar.1867, Burray -"age 75"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Elizabeth ROSS at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: William "Woldradge", Neighbor.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. ROSS  - Elizabeth -  age  32 --b.~1789.  
 
  Notes- Elizabeth: 
  Parents: James ROSS, "Clemen WOLDRADGE".  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1788-1789.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  9 Dec.1867, Burray -"age 79"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "William ROSS, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: William "Woldradge", Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
 ROSS  - James -  age  73 --b.~1748.  
 
  Notes- James: 
 <<  MARR.Clementina "WOOLDRAGE".  >>
 
 
  M.S. WOLDRAGE  - Clement  / Clementina  -  age  65 --b.~1756.  
 ROSS  - James -  age  11 --b.~1810.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: George ROSS, "Chirstian WILDRIDGE".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His death register has his parents as "James" ROSS, Christina "WOOLDRAGE", with his father's first name as "James" but I believe it should be George and was never corrected by the Registrar -- his OPR marriage register entry has his parents as George ROSS, "Christian WOOLRIDGE".) 
 b.  11 Apr.1811, Eastside / c.  13 Apr.1811.  W-  "John Wildridg" Senior, "John Wildridg" Junior.  >per OPR 
 later MARR.link to spouse"Jean" SCOTT --dtr.of James SCOTT, "Jannet" ROSS-- on 8 January 1846, North Parish.  W-  John Scott, John Ross.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, James was from Eastside, Jean from Grimness.) 
 d.  7 Oct.1892, Garth -"age 79"  >per CDR 
 Wdwr.of Jane SCOTT at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Crofter.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: William Thomson, Son in law.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      6   -  TOFTS  -
 
 
 KNIGHT  - Magnus -  age  46 --b.~1775.  
 
  Notes- Magnus: 
 MARR."Kaithren" LAIRD on 11 Feb.1806, Burray.  W-  Andrew Laird, William Knight.  >per OPR 
 <<  d.  9 Oct.1844 -"age 72"  >per gravestone at Burray Cemetery  >> 
 <<  The death register for Magnus' son James [June of 1869], indicates that Magnus' occupation was as a "Farmer".  >>
 
 
  M.S. LAIRD  - Catherine -  age  38 --b.~1783.  
 
  Notes- Catherine: 
 <<  d.  31 Aug.1852 -"age 72"  >per gravestone at Burray Cemetery  >>
 
 
  KNIGHT  - John -  age  14 --b.~1807.  
  KNIGHT  - Mary -  age  12 --b.~1809.  
 
  Notes- Mary: 
  Parents: Magnus KNIGHT, "Kaithren" LAIRD.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her (2nd) OPR marriage register entry has her parents as Magnus KNIGHT, "Catharine" LAIRD -- her death register has her parents as Magnus KNIGHT, Catherine LAIRD.) 
 b.  16 Jul.1808, Burray / c.  18 Jul.1808.  W-  William Park, William Knight.  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.(1st) James DICKSON.  >per Barbara Stirling  >> 
 later MARR.(2nd) Donald ALLAN --son of George ALLAN, Margaret BREMNER-- on 3 June 1839, North Parish.  W-  William Knight, Gilbert Knight.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Mary was from Burray, Donald from Stroma.) 
 d.  24 January 1896, Windhall, Burray -"age 88"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "Donald ALLAN, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Allan, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Donald Allan in this 1821 Census -- but his data is as follows)
   - Donald ALLAN's  Parents: George ALLAN, "Margt." BREMNER.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His OPR marriage register entry & his death register have his parents as George ALLAN, Margaret BREMNER.)
   - Donald ALLAN  b.  11 Feb.1808, Stroma, Canisbay / c.  19 Feb.1808.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR
   - Donald ALLAN  d.  24 January 1866, Burray -"age 58"  >per CDR
   - Donald ALLAN  MARR.to Mary KNIGHT at death.  >per CDR
   - Donald ALLAN's  Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Donald ALLAN's death to Registrar: "Wm." Knight, Brother in law.  >per CDR
 
 
  KNIGHT  - James -  age   9 --b.~1812.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: Magnus KNIGHT, "Kaithren" LAIRD.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: His OPR marriage register entry has his parents as Magnus KNIGHT, "Catharine" LAIRD -- his death register has his parents as Magnus KNIGHT, Catherine LAIRD.) 
 b.  17 Sep.1810, Burray / c.  21 Sep.1810.  W-  William Laird, William Knight.  >per OPR 
 later MARR.Esther LAIRD --dtr.of James LAIRD, Margaret WARDS-- on 5 Mar.1833, Burray.  W-  Andrew Laird, John Laird.  >per OPR 
 d.  30 June 1869, Burray -"age 58"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Esther LAIRD at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Allan, Nephew.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Esther Laird in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Esther LAIRD's  Parents: James LAIRD, Margaret WARDS.  >per OPR, CDR
   - Esther LAIRD  b.  30 Aug.1809, Burray / c.  11 Sep.1809.  W-  Magnus Knight, James Sinclair.  >per OPR
   - Esther LAIRD  d.  2 Sep.1889, Breckside, Burray -"age 78"  >per CDR
   - Esther LAIRD  Wdw.of "James KNIGHT, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Esther LAIRD's death to Registrar: John Guthrie, Undertaker.  >per CDR
 
 
  KNIGHT  - Andrew -  age   8 --b.~1813.  
 
  Notes- Andrew: 
 <<  Parents: Magnus KNIGHT, Catherine LAIRD.  >> 
 later MARR.Isabella LEVACK --dtr.of James LEVACK, "Jannet" LEVACK-- on 1 Feb.1839, North Parish.  W-  Donald Allan, William Knight--both of Burray.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Andrew was from Burray, Isabella was from Wick in Caithness.) 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 15 Apr.1895.  >per wife Isabella's CDR -- (NOTE: I believe he was the Andrew Knight notated in the Kirk Session minutes who, at some point prior to 2 June 1848, drowned in Holm Sound, along with Robert Wylie 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 Isabella LEVACK at death.  >per wife Isabella's CDR  >>


  (unable to locate Isabella Levack in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Isabella LEVACK's  Parents: James "LEVACH", "Jannet LEVACH".  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her OPR marriage register entry has her parents as James LEVACK, "Jannet" LEVACK -- her death register has her parents as James LEVACK, "Jessie" LEVACK.)
   - Isabella LEVACK  c.  17 Mar.1806, Watten, Caithness.  W-  William (Mcadie?), "Alexr." Ryrie.  >per OPR
   - Isabella LEVACK  d.  15 Apr.1895, Tofts, Burray -"age 88"  >per CDR
   - Isabella LEVACK  Wdw.of Andrew KNIGHT at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Isabella LEVACK's death to Registrar: David Bruce, Brother in law.  >per CDR
 
 
  KNIGHT  - William -  age   6 --b.~1815.  
 
  Notes- William: 
  Parents: Magnus KNIGHT, Catherine LAIRD.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1815.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  1 Apr.1900, Tofts, Burray -"age 85"  >per CDR 
 Unmarried at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Crofter.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Allan, Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  KNIGHT  - Barbara -  age   4 --b.~1817.  
 
  Notes- Barbara: 
  Parents: Magnus KNIGHT, Catherine LAIRD.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1814-1817.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 <<  later MARR.[William] STEWART.  >> 
 d.  9 Dec.1880, Tofts, Burray -"age 66"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "John STEWART, Fisherman" at death.  >per CDR -- (NOTE: It appears that the Informant for Barbara's death gave her spouse's first name as "John", but it should be William and this was never corrected by the Registrar.) 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Allan, Nephew.  >per CDR
 
 
  KNIGHT  - Gilbert -  age   3 --b.~1818.  
  KNIGHT  - Betty  / Betsy  -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 
  Notes- Betty: 
  Parents: Magnus KNIGHT, "Catharine" LAIRD.  >per OPR marriage register entry 
 later MARR.John DICK --son of James DICK, Margaret SINCLAIR-- on 26 Dec.1839, North Parish.  W-  "in presence of many Witnesses".  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Betsy was from Burray, John from Deerness.)
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      7   -  GALLAHILL  -   [ Gallowshill ] 
 
 
 WARDS  - John -  age  59 --b.~1762.  
 
  Notes- John: 
 <<  MARR.Ann ROSS.  >> 
 <<  The death register for John's son George [August of 1877], indicates that John's occupation was as a "Farmer".  >>
 
 
  M.S. ROSS  - Ann -  age  47 --b.~1774.  
  WARDS  - George -  age  12 --b.~1809.  
 
  Notes- George: 
  Parents: John WARDS, Ann ROSS.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  14 Nov.1807, Burray / c.  29 Nov.1807.  W-  Alexander "Wildridge", George Ross.  >per OPR 
 <<  later MARR.Margaret HORRIE--[dtr.of David HORRIE, Margaret CRAIGIE].  >> 
 d.  16 Aug.1877, Kirkhouse, Deerness, Orkney -"age 70"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Margaret HORRIE at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Farmer.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: David Wards, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Margaret Horrie in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Margaret HORRIE's  Parents: David "HORRY", "Magt." CRAIGIE.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as David HORRIE, Margaret CRAIGIE.)
   - Margaret HORRIE  c.  5 Aug.1809, Deerness, Orkney.  W-  "before the Cong[regatio]n".  >per OPR
   - Margaret HORRIE  d.  22 Dec.1887, Waterfield, Deerness, Orkney -"age 79"  >per CDR
   - Margaret HORRIE  Wdw.of "George WARDS, Cooper" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Margaret HORRIE's death to Registrar: George Wards, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  WARDS  - John -  age   9 --b.~1812.  
 
  Notes- John: 
  Parents: John WARDS, Ann ROSS.  >per OPR, CDR 
 b.  26 Nov.1809, Burray / c.  18 Feb.1810.  W-  "Hendrie Wyllie", George Ross.  >per OPR 
 later MARR.link to spouseIsabella ANNAL --dtr.of Alexander ANNAL, "Isabell" LOUTTIT-- on 3 Mar.1836, North Parish.  W-  "Erick" Wards, William Annal.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, John was from Lawley, Eastside; Isabella from Cauldhame, Eastside.) 
 d.  7 Apr.1895, Dyke-end, Eastside -"age 85"  >per CDR 
 Wdwr.of "Isobella" ANNAL at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: "Pauper Formerly Crofter".  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: William Wards, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  WARDS  - William -  age   7 --b.~1814.  
 
  Notes- William: 
  Parents: John WARDS, Ann ROSS.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1813-1814.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.Mary "HOGSTON"--dtr.of George "HOGSTON", Mary BANKS-- on 29 May 1835, North Parish.  W-  before "many Witnesses".  >per OPR -- (at marriage, William was from Eastside, Mary's parents were notated as coming from Keiss, Caithness -- NOTE: it appears that Mary may have changed her name from "Hogston" to "Houston" at some point after her marriage... but it seems her maiden surname was intially Hogston.) 
 d.  21 Feb.1897, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 84"  >per CDR 
 Wdwr.of Mary "HOUSTON" at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Fisherman.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Alexander Wards, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Mary "Houston" in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Mary HOUSTON's  Parents: George "HOGSTON", Mary BANKS.  >per OPR marriage register entry -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as George "HOUSTON", Mary BANKS.)
   - Mary HOUSTON  <<  b.  circa 1808.  >per CDR  >>
   - Mary HOUSTON  d.  20 Nov.1887, St. Margaret's Hope -"age 79"  >per CDR
   - Mary HOUSTON  MARR.to "William WARDS, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Mary HOUSTON's death to Registrar: Alexander Wards, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      8   -  FELIPRESS  -
 
 
 McKAY  - William -  age  46 --b.~1775.  
 
  Notes- William: 
 <<  MARR.Ann McLEOD.  >> 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 7 June 1868.  >per son Hugh's CDR  >> 
 <<  The death registers for William's sons, Hugh and John [both CDRs in 1868], indicate that William's occupation was as a "Farmer".  >>
 
 
  M.S. McLEOD  - Ann -  age  35 --b.~1786.  
 
  Notes- Ann: 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 7 June 1868.  >per son Hugh's CDR  >>
 
 
  McKAY  - Euphemia -  age   8 --b.~1813.  
 
  Notes- Euphemia: 
  Parents: William "MacKAY", Ann "MacLEOD".  >per OPR 
 Name at baptism: "Ephie MacKAY".  >per OPR 
 c.  12 Jul.1811, Parish of Farr, Sutherland.  W-  (no Witnesses listed in record).  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Euphemia had a twin sister Catherine.  >per OPR)
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                      9   -  FIDDLERS  -
 
 
 BANKS  - James -  age  58 --b.~1763.  
  BANKS  - John -  age  31 --b.~1790.  
 ROSS  - Clement -  age  55 --b.~1766.  
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                    10   -  FIDDLERS  - 
 
 
 WYLIE  - Henry -  age  40 --b.~1781.  
 
  Notes- Henry: 
  Parents: John WYLIE, Margaret CORSTON.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1781-1782.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 <<  MARR.Ann SINCLAIR--[dtr.of William SINCLAIR, Isabella CROMARTY].  >> 
 d.  7 Mar.1859, Burray -"age 77"  >per CDR 
 "Married" at death - (spouse's name not given in record).  >per CDR 
 <<  MARR.to Ann SINCLAIR at death... Ann died in 1868.  >> 
 Occupation at death: Pauper.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Wylie, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. SINCLAIR  - Ann -  age  35 --b.~1786.  
 
  Notes- Ann: 
  Parents: William SINCLAIR, Isabella CROMARTY.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1782-1786.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 d.  1 Dec.1868, Burray -"age 86"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "Henry WYLIE, Shoemaker" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Sinclair Wylie, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Bell  / Isabella  -  age   7 --b.~1814.  
 
  Notes- Bell: 
  Parents: Henry WYLIE, Ann SINCLAIR.  >per CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1814.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR.link to spouseJames BUDGE --son of Andrew BUDGE, Barbara ROSIE-- on 3 Mar.1841, North Parish.  W-  Andrew Budge, John Budge.  >per OPR -- (at marriage, Isabella was from Burray, James from Grimness.) 
 d.  22 Nov.1887, Commons, Burray -"age 73"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of "James BUDGE, Farmer" at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: James B. Duncan, Neighbor.  >per CDR
 
 
  WYLIE  - James -  age   3 --b.~1818.  
 
  Notes- James: 
  Parents: Henry WYLIE, "Anne" SINCLAIR.  >per OPR marriage register entry 
 later MARR.Isabella McKINLAY --dtr.of James McKINLAY, Jean KENNEDY-- on 5 Apr.1838, Burray.  W-  Robert Wylie, George Sutherland.  >per OPR
 
 
  WYLIE  - Magnus -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 
  Notes- Magnus: 
  Parents: Henry WYLIE, Ann SINCLAIR.  >per OPR, CDR 
 <<  b.  circa 1818-1820.  >per CDR & 1821 Census  >> 
 later MARR."Christian ROBESON" --dtr.of George "ROBESON", Jean LAIRD-- on 24 Dec.1840, Burray.  W-  William "Robeson", Peter Wylie.  >per OPR 
 d.  7 Aug.1888, Burray -"age 70"  >per CDR 
 MARR.to Christina ROBERTSON at death.  >per CDR 
 Occupation at death: Fisherman.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: Robert Wylie, Son.  >per CDR


  (unable to locate Christina Robertson in this 1821 Census -- but her data is as follows)
   - Christina ROBERTSON's  Parents: George "ROBESON", Jean LAIRD.  >per OPR marriage register entry -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as George ROBERTSON, Jean LAIRD.)
   - Christina ROBERTSON  <<  b.  circa 1813.  >per CDR  >>
   - Christina ROBERTSON  d.  11 Feb.1896, Northside, Burray -"age 83"  >per CDR
   - Christina ROBERTSON  Wdw.of "Magnus WYLIE, Crofter" at death.  >per CDR
   - Informant of Christina ROBERTSON's death to Registrar: Alexander Wylie, Son.  >per CDR
 
 
  M.S. CROMARTY  - Isobel -  age  75 --b.~1746.  
 
  Notes- Isobel: 
 <<  MARR.William SINCLAIR.  >per daughter Ann's CDR  >>
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
                    11   -  LOCHMELLAN  -
 
 
 ROSS  - John -  age  35 --b.~1786.  
 
  Notes- John: 
 <<  MARR."Betsy" DOULL--[dtr.of John "DOUL", Margaret McBEATH].  >> 
 <<  d.  at some point prior to 4 Feb.1871.  >per wife Betsy's CDR  >>
 
 
  M.S. DOULL  - Elizabeth / Betsy  -  age  27 --b.~1794.  
 
  Notes- Eliza: 
  Parents: John DOULL, "Margt." McBEATH.  >per OPR -- (NOTE: Her death register has her parents as John "DOUL", Margaret McBEATH.) 
 (c.?)  11 Apr.1790, Reaster, Dunnet, Caithness.  W-  Robert "Stiven", Samuel Young.  >per OPR 
 d.  4 Feb.1871, Burray -"age 80"  >per CDR 
 Wdw.of John ROSS at death.  >per CDR 
 Informant of death to Registrar: John Guthrie, Neighbor.  >per CDR
 
 
  ROSS  - William -  age   1 --b.~1820.  
 WYLIE  - Mary -  age  13 --b.~1808.  
 
  Notes- Mary: 
  Parents: Henry WYLIE, Ann SINCLAIR.  >per OPR 
 b.  21 Oct.1808, (Burray?) / c.  30 Oct.1808.  W-  the "Whole Congregation".  >per OPR
 
 
 


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