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1824-1827
    - source: FHL film #990513-

YEAR AND MONTH OF BIRTH or BAPTISM  -  Where Birth and/or Baptism Was Registered 
Name of Newborn  -  Parents of Newborn/Usual Residence  -  Witnesses to Baptism


1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary CROMARTY--

   parents: John CROMARTY/Barbara 'DIRAN'--['Rockilskill'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William and Alexander CROMARTY'.

1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John WOOLDRAGE--

   parents: George WOOLDRAGE/Margaret PARK--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John WOOLDRAGE, George PARK.

1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara TAYLOR--

   parents: John TAYLOR/Barbara THOMSON--['Brae-head of Aikers'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'John and Thomas THOMSON'.

1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane Gerard SWAN--

   parents: Thomas SWAN/'Isabel' BUDGE--[St. Margaret's Hope] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Edward BROWN, William 'RUSTLAND'.

1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John George Heddle BERSTON--

   parents: James BERSTON/Mary ANNAL--['Herston-head'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: {incomplete entry?  - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret THOMSON--

   parents: Gilbert THOMSON/Margaret GRAY--[Brough] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, Thomas BUDGE.

1824 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Eliza 'SANDESON'--

   parents: John 'SANDESON'/Elizabeth SINCLAIR--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William 'SANDESON', George GROAT.

1824 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Eliza Allan BERSTON--

   parents: Magnus BERSTON/'Isabel LOUTIT'--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth 'HAROLD'--

   parents: Donald 'HAROLD'/'Jannet' CORMACK--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: David SUTHERLAND, James McBEATH.

1824 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Nelly' ROSIE--

   parents: James ROSIE/Jane BRUCE--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: David SUTHERLAND, James McBEATH.

1824 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Jannet RUSTLAND'--

   parents: William 'RUSTLAND'/'Isabel' NORQUOY--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John ROSS, Robert 'HEWISON'.

1824 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      David 'HEWISON'--

   parents: Robert 'HEWISON'/'Anne LOUTIT'--['at the Hope'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John ROSS, William 'RUSTLAND'.

1824 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane Allan SUTHERLAND--

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Jane ALLAN--['Point'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: George SUTHERLAND, James ALLAN.

1824 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James BUDGE--

   parents: James BUDGE/Euphemia LAUGHTON--[Park of Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / March {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      John ROSIE--

   parents: Malcolm ROSIE/Helen THOMSON--['Clett'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Edward COGLE--

   parents: Walter COGLE/Jane BUDGE--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Edward COGLE, Donald 'DURAN'.

1824 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane 'Robison RUSTLAND'--

   parents: John 'RUSTLAND'/'Anne ROBISON'--[Grutha] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Magnus ROSIE--

   parents: Edward ROSIE/'Catharine' THOMSON--[Holland] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      John MATCHES--

   parents: John MATCHES/Margaret BUDGE--['Thurrigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret WOOLRIDGE--

   parents: Peter WOOLRIDGE/Jean ROSS--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was written in the handwriting of James Forbes,
            the Session Clerk at the time.  There is a 2nd birth register entry for this child later
             in the register, also written by James Forbes.  In the 2nd entry, the child was
              notated as 'Margaret WOOLRADGE', and the father's name was shown as
               'Peter WOOLRAGE or WOOLRADGE'.
}
1824 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary TAYLOR--

   parents: William TAYLOR/Elizabeth 'ROBISON'--[Brecks] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1824 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George 'Mendel LOUTIT'--

   parents: Thomas 'LOUTIT'/Margaret WOOLDRAGE--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was half written in the handwriting of the Revd. John
            Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray in 1815, and half written in
             the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session Clerk at the time.
}
1824 / May {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Margt.' GREEN--

   parents: Malcolm GREEN/Barbara McBEATH--[Burwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret Fraser BANNATYNE--

   parents: James BANNATYNE/Eliza 'BALENDEN'--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. M[c]LAREN', 'David SUTHERLAND, Esqr.'

1824 / June {births}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Malcolm SINCLAIR  -  Margaret SINCLAIR- {twins} --

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Helen SIMISON--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptisms: John GUTCHER, Malcolm GROAT.

1824 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      John TOMISON--

   parents: John TOMISON/Isabella MILLER--[Holland] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Donald TOMISON, William [TOMISON].

1824 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      George Firth ALLAN--

   parents: Edward ALLAN/'Isabel' NORQUOY--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Laird KENNEDY--

   parents: John KENNEDY/Elizabeth LAIRD--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary 'Kenedy' TOMISON--

   parents: William TOMISON/Elizabeth WOOLDRAGE--['Knock-hall'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth STEWART--

   parents: John STEWART/Jane WALLS--[Park of Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James THOMSON--

   parents: John THOMSON/Barbara TAIT--['Lythes'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James TAIT, Thomas THOMSON.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane M[c]KENZIE--

   parents: John M[c]KENZIE/Mary McBEATH--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. SUTHERLAND', William CROMARTY.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Thomas 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: Thomas 'LOUTIT'/Cecilia 'HORN'--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Thomas LOUTIT, Elder', James BERSTON.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth Gray STEWART--

   parents: Peter STEWART/'Jannet' McINTOSH--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / July {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Hester THOMSON--

   parents: Donald THOMSON/'Anne' GRAY--[Quoys] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, Donald 'BUGE'  
(sic).

1824 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth SUTHERLAND--

   parents: Donald SUTHERLAND/'Hellen' COPLAND--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation [of the Rev
d. Thomas Christie of Holm]'.
1824 / August {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Andrew BROWN--

   parents: James BROWN/{mother not given in record}--['Pentland Serries'  
(sic)] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary GROAT--

   parents: Isaac GROAT/'Jannet' GROAT--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Malcolm GROAT, William SYMISON.

1824 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Helen Dunnet WALLS--

   parents: John WALLS/Helen CROMARTY--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1824 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane TAYLOR--

   parents: James TAYLOR/Jane 'ROBISON'--[Brecks] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Malcolm GROAT--

   parents: Malcolm GROAT/Janet NORQUOY--['Codiehall'  
(sic)] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Malcolm GROAT, George GROAT.

1824 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James MILLER--

   parents: Richard MILLER/'Catharine' CROMARTY--[Pentland Skerries] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James BROWN--'Assistant Light Keeper', William GRAY.

1824 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara Symison BUDGE--

   parents: William BUDGE/Margaret SYMISON--['Banks of Herston'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Donald BUDGE  Elder and Younger'.

1824 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James Laughton ROSIE--

   parents: Peter ROSIE/Margaret LAUGHTON--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret PARK--

   parents: Isaac PARK/Charlotte HOSSACK--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1824 / October {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William BUDGE--

   parents: William BUDGE/Barbara MATCHES--['Thurigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.


        {
NOTE: By my research and years-long familiarity with the handwriting in
            the South Ronaldsay Old Parish Registers, the month of birth given for
             this William Budge is,
" Oct. " [October].  It is my strong view
              that his month of birth/baptism is not December, as per the
               baptism reference in the International Genealogical Index.
}
1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Peter SUTHERLAND--

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Betty 'ROARY'--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander BROWN, Arthur 'DEERNESS'.

1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Alexander BROWN--

   parents: Alexander BROWN/'Anne' GUTHRIE--['Brae-head'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander GUTHRIE, Arthur 'DEERNESS'.

1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James Banks 'DEERNESS'--

   parents: Arthur 'DEERNESS'/Elizabeth ANNAL--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander GUTHRIE, John SUTHERLAND.

1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane Cromarty GUTHRIE--

   parents: Alexander GUTHRIE/Mary BROWN--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Arthur 'DEERNESS', Alexander BROWN.

1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John SINCLAIR--

   parents: Peter SINCLAIR/Sinclair ANDERSON--[Kirkhouse] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John FLAWS--

   parents: William FLAWS/Margaret MANSON--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John FLAWS, Benjamin GRAY.

1824 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      John 'SIMESON'--

   parents: William 'SIMESON'/Barbara RUSLAND--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'John & James RUSLAND'.

1824 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: Magnus 'LOUTIT'/Elizabeth ALLAN--[North Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'James LOUTIT and his son Edward'.

1824 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth NORQUOY--

   parents: Henry NORQUOY/'Catharine' TAYLOR--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Messrs. James BANNATYNE, Ninian STEWART--Officers of Fisheries'.

1824 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret SINCLAIR--

   parents: Malcolm SINCLAIR/Elspet NORQUOY--[Windwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1824 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Catharine' DUNNET--

   parents: James DUNNET/Elizabeth 'THOMISON'--['Lyth'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Donald BUDGE, Thomas TOMISON.

1824 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William SIMPSON--

   parents: John SIMPSON/Barbara CURSATOR--[Ballgreen] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James ROSIE, James FLAWS.

1825 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      David Sutherland 'PETERIE'--

   parents: Peter 'PETERIE'/Euphemia OMAN--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Peter PETERIE  Senior', {name not given for 2nd Witness}.

1825 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Robert 'NORAN'--

   parents: James 'NORAN'/'Anne' TAYLOR--['Air of North Cara'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Cong[regatio]n'.

1825 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James PARK--

   parents: Robert PARK/Barbara DASS--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1825 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Donald BUDGE--

   parents: Donald BUDGE/'Anne' TOMISON--[Grahamston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William TOMISON, Gilbert BUDGE.

1825 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Alexander CRUICKSHANK--

   parents: James CRUICKSHANK/'Isabel' BROWN--[Glebe] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James BROWN, Malcolm GREEN.

1825 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James CROMARTY--

   parents: Archibald CROMARTY/Elspet ROSIE--['Go[s]segeir'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James ROSIE, John ROSIE.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Gerard 'ROBISON'--

   parents: Thomas 'ROBISON'/'Isabel' DASS--[Manse] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. GERARD  Younger', 'Jas.' NORQUOY.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret ANNAL--

   parents: John ANNAL/'Catharine LOUTIT'--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Henry 'LOUTIT', George 'MONRO'.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William CROMARTY--

   parents: James CROMARTY/'Anne' SMITH--[Kirk] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John TAYLOR, Magnus SINCLAIR.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James TAYLOR--

   parents: Alexander TAYLOR/'Ceicily' CROMARTY--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'David and George LOUTIT'.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John STEWART--

   parents: Walter STEWART/'Christian' TAYLOR--[Brecks] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Janet RUSLAND--

   parents: James RUSLAND/Barbara THOMSON--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Andrew THOMSON, James THOMSON.

1825 / February {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James HALCROW--

   parents: James HALCROW/Barbara GUNN--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John NORQUOY, Thomas ALLAN.

1825 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Samuel LAUGHTON--

   parents: Malcolm LAUGHTON/'Anne LIDDEL'--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John STEWART, Robert WOOLDRAGE.

1825 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Andrew LAIRD--

   parents: John LAIRD/Margaret WARDS--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1825 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William DUNCAN--

   parents: James DUNCAN/'Anne' ROSIE--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Morice' ROSIE, John DUNCAN.

1825 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret DUNCAN--

   parents: William DUNCAN/Margaret ROSIE--['Clett'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Edward ROSIE, Magnus FLAWS.

1825 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Hester BROWN--

   parents: John BROWN/Jane WARDS--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. David SUTHERLAND', James McBEATH.

1825 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George SUTHERLAND--

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Jane ALLAN--['Point'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'James ALLAN  Elder and Younger'.

1825 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James BERSTON--

   parents: James BERSTON/Mary ANNAL--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Thomas 'LOUTIT', William DUNCAN.

1825 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: George 'LOUTIT'/'Isabel LOUTIT'--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Thomas ROSIE--

   parents: Thomas ROSIE/'Anne LOUTIT'--[Quindry] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. GRAY', 'Captain McKIRDY'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1825 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John ROSS--

   parents: Samuel ROSS/Barbara ROSS--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James ROSS, John CHAMBERS.

1825 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Donald MOUAT--

   parents: Donald MOUAT/'Catharine' THOMSON--[Isbister] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Donald THOMSON, James THOMSON.

1825 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Anne' GUTCHER--

   parents: John GUTCHER/Isabella 'SIMESON'--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Malcolm GROAT, John SINCLAIR.

1825 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret STEWART--

   parents: John STEWART/Margaret ALLAN--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Catharine' CHRISTIE--

   parents: William CHRISTIE/Margaret BERSTON--['Laly'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William CHRISTIE  Youngest', Alexander ANNAL.

1825 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John GRAY--

   parents: Malcolm GRAY/Jane PEAKE--['Roberry'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. Jno. GERARD, Jun.', 'Jas.' CROMARTY.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was half written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and half written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1825 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary BROWN--

   parents: Edward BROWN/'Jannet' CLOUSTON--[Haybrake] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John BROWN, Alexander NORQUOY.

1825 / July {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Helen WISHART--

   parents: Peter WISHART/Mary MOUAT--[Barswick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Francis GRAY, Robert ANNAL.

1825 / July {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William ANNAL--

   parents: Robert ANNAL/Barbara WISHART--[Linklater] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Andrew WISHART, James ANNAL.

1825 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary 'HAROLD'--

   parents: James 'HAROLD'/Margaret LAIRD--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. GERARD, Junior', William PARK.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was half written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and half written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1825 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Guthrie STEWART--

   parents: William STEWART/Barbara GUTHRIE--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'John and William GUTHRIE'.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James 'HAROLD'--

   parents: Donald 'HAROLD'/Janet CORMACK--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. GERARD, Junior', 'Mr. SUTHERLAND'.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret 'Banatyne' PARK--

   parents: William PARK/'Christian' BAIN--['Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Donald & James HAROLD'.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Duncan NORQUOY--

   parents: John NORQUOY/'Jannet' DUNCAN--[Oback] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William and John DUNCAN'.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary 'Mallet' DASS--

   parents: John DASS/'Christian' NORQUOY--['England of Paply'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret NORQUOY--

   parents: Alexander NORQUOY/Margaret 'SETTER'--[Blanster] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Edward and John BROWN'.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Rachel SMITH--

   parents: Benjamin SMITH/Margaret ALLAN--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Barbara ALLAN--

   parents: Edward ALLAN/'Isabel' NORQUOY--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Sutherland PEEBLES, George ALLAN.

1825 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret BROWN--

   parents: Magnus BROWN/Jane DUNCAN--[Gunnerhill] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Thomas GUTCHER, 'Alexr.' BROWN.

1825 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: James 'LOUTIT'/'Christian' M[c]KAY--[North Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'James LOUTIT  Senior', Magnus 'LOUTIT'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1825 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William SUTHERLAND--

   parents: David SUTHERLAND/Jane GERARD--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Oman SCOTT--

   parents: William SCOTT/'Catharine' DUNCAN--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / October {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James BUDGE--

   parents: John BUDGE/'Isabel' NORQUOY--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James MOUAT, Edward ROSIE.

1825 / October {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Janet BUDGE--

   parents: James BUDGE/Jane GUTCHER--['Wester Biggings'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William BUDGE, Thomas BUDGE.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William 'Mathison' THOMSON--

   parents: William THOMSON/Elizabeth TAYLOR--['Scows of Cara'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander TAYLOR, Magnus BERSTON.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara BERSTON--

   parents: William BERSTON/Jane TAYLOR--[Pool, Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander TAYLOR, Magnus 'LOUTIT'.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William SINCLAIR--

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Barbara GROAT--[Kirk] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Nicol' LEITH, John SCOTT.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret MURDOCH--

   {Unmarried} parents: James MURDOCH/'Jannet' McLEOD--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John DUNCAN, James THOMSON.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary 'Fotherinham' TAYLOR--

   parents: Peter TAYLOR/'Isabel' LAUGHTON--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Grace 'Nicol' LAUGHTON--

   parents: James LAUGHTON/Elizabeth 'DENISON'--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mess[rs]. BANATYNE and NORQUOY'.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary ROBERTSON--

   parents: James ROBERTSON/Jean DEARNESS--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Messrs. NORQUOY and BANNATYNE'.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James DASS--

   parents: James DASS/Margaret SUTHERLAND--['Gairth'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Edward and John BROWN'.

1825 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret ANNAL--

   parents: John ANNAL/Helen FLETT--[Linklater] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Malcolm & Edward TOMISON'.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James NORQUOY--

   parents: Henry NORQUOY/'Catharine' TAYLOR--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Messrs. BANATYNE and LAUGHTON'.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth Gray BANNATYNE--

   parents: James BANNATYNE/Eliza 'BALANDEN'--['at the Hope'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mess[rs]. NORQUOY and LAUGHTON'.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary SINCLAIR--

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Barbara CROMARTY--['Whims'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William 'HOUSTON'--

   parents: William 'HOUSTON'/'Anne' NORQUOY--['Skushan', Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John NORQUOY, Alexander LEITH.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Maria BUDGE--

   parents: James BUDGE/Euphemia LAUGHTON--[Park of Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret TOMISON--

   parents: William TOMISON/Jane 'HORN'--[Halcro] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Donald BUDGE, James DUNNET.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Jane MOUAT--

   parents: John MOUAT/Barbara MUNRO--[Flaws] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James 'SIMESON', John BROWN.

1825 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Thomas CURSATOR--

   parents: Thomas CURSATOR/'Catharine' ROSIE--['Clett'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James ROSIE, Gilbert BUDGE.

1826 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Alexander LEITH--

   parents: Alexander LEITH/'Jannet RUSTLAND'--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William 'HOUSTON', John NORQUOY.

1826 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Betty 'ROARY'--

   parents: William 'ROARY'/Barbara BENSTON--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John GROAT, John SUTHERLAND.

1826 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James Allan BURGESS--

   parents: Daniel BURGESS/'Ceicily' SUTHERLAND--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Benjamin GRAY, William CALDER.

1826 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Margaret MATCHES--

   parents: John MATCHES/Margaret BUDGE--['Thurrigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane LAIRD--

   parents: Andrew LAIRD/'Jannet' LAIRD--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Helen 'TAMISON'--

   parents: John 'TAMISON'/Elizabeth MANSON--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James 'NORAN', James SUTHERLAND.

1826 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Grace 'NICOL'--

   parents: William 'NICOL'/Grace SCOTT--['at the Hope'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Ceicily LOUTIT'--

   parents: Thomas 'LOUTIT'/'Ceicily HORN'--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Thomas LOUTIT  Elder and James his son'.

1826 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara WALLS--

   parents: Malcolm WALLS/'Christian' BRUCE--['N. Cara Ferry'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      David BRUCE--

   parents: John BRUCE/'Christian' TAYLOR--['Cletts'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1826 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George BROWN--

   parents: Alexander BROWN/'Anne' GUTHRIE--['Brae-head'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Robert COWIE, Andrew NICHOLSON.

1826 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth Park 'NORAN'--

   parents: James 'NORAN'/Elizabeth SUTHERLAND--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James SUTHERLAND, John 'TAMISON'.

1826 / March {baptism}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane 'DEERNESS'--

   parents: William 'DEERNESS'/{blank space shown in register}--['in the Hope'] -- 
    Witnesses: {incomplete entry - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane Cromarty LAUGHTON--

   parents: James LAUGHTON/Jane GROUNDWATER--[South Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1826 / March {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James FLAWS--

   parents: Samuel FLAWS/Helen BUDGE--['Thurrigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Thomas BUDGE--

   parents: Thomas BUDGE/Helen COGLE--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William and Donald BUDGE'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Catharine' Rosie FLAWS--

   parents: John FLAWS/'Isabel' LAUGHTON--['Brandequoy'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'George and William PARK'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George Park WOOLDRAGE--

   parents: George WOOLDRAGE/Margaret PARK--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'George and William PARK'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William STRUTHERS--

   parents: James STRUTHERS/Jane BANKS--['Smiddy-banks'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William BANKS  Elder and Younger'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Stewart BERSTON-- {female} -

   parents: Magnus BERSTON/'Isabel LOUTIT'--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret Woolridge STEWART--

   parents: Peter STEWART/'Jannet' McINTOSH--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Alexander COWIE--

   parents: Robert COWIE/Euphemia SIM--[{North Parish}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. Alexander KENEDY', George SINCLAIR.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Catharine' GRAY--

   {Unmarried} parents: James GRAY--['Mossater']/'Catharine SYMESON'-- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Peter WISHART, Francis GRAY.

1826 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Isabella ROSIE--

   parents: James ROSIE/Jane CURSATOR--['Ball Green'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth McKENZIE--

   parents: John McKENZIE/Mary McBEATH--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William BANKS  Elder and Younger'.

1826 / May {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William GUTCHER--

   parents: Thomas GUTCHER/Helen GRAY--[Gunnerhill] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, James GUTCHER.

1826 / May {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      John LAWRIE--

   parents: George H. LAWRIE/Mary LEASK--[Burwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. SUTHERLAND', 'Miss GERARD'.


        {
NOTE: This entry is located within the birth/baptism registers for
            the year 1828, on FHL microfilm #990513.
}
1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Stewart Sutherland LAUGHTON-- {female} -

   parents: Heddle LAUGHTON/'Isabel RUSTLAND'--[Park of Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John SCOTT--

   parents: Magnus SCOTT/Elizabeth ROSS--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William LAUGHTON--

   parents: John LAUGHTON/Elizabeth CALDER--['Smiddy of Grimness'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William WOOLRIDGE--

   parents: Peter WOOLRIDGE/Jean ROSS--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Thomas BUDGE--

   parents: Thomas BUDGE/'Catharine' GRAY--[Brough] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, Gilbert THOMSON.

1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Thomas SINCLAIR--

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Helen 'SIMESON'--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Catharine' ROSIE--

   parents: Edward ROSIE/'Catharine' THOMSON--[Holland] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

18{26} / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James SINCLAIR--

   parents: Arthur SINCLAIR/Margaret 'SUTOR'--[Hoxa] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James THOMSON, James SINCLAIR.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was written in the handwriting of the Revd.
            John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray in 1815.  There
             is a 2nd birth entry for this child, shown a year later in the Register, and also in
              the handwriting of the Revd. John Gerard.  Except the difference of one year
               (1826 versus 1827), the birth and baptism dates are the same; however,
                the witnesses notated by the Revd. Gerard in the 2nd entry are 'Robert
                 COWIE' and 'John BERSTON'.
}
18{26} / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John 'RUSTLAND'--

   parents: William 'RUSTLAND'/'Isabel' NORQUOY--['Cullocks'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Robert COWIE, John BERSTON.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was written in the handwriting of the Revd.
            John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray in 1815.  There
             is a 2nd birth entry for this child, shown a year later in the Register, and also in
              the handwriting of the Revd. John Gerard.  Except the difference of one year
               (1826 versus 1827), the birth and baptism dates are the same, as well as
                all the other information.
}

1826 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane THOMSON--

   parents: John THOMSON/Barbara TAIT--['Lythes'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James TAIT, Thomas THOMSON.

1826 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John STEWART--

   parents: John STEWART/Jane WALLS--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}

1826 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Mary 'Anne' Burrell 'NICOLSON'--

   parents: Andrew 'NICOLSON'/'Jannet' COWIE--['Brae-head'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. and Mrs. COWIE'.

1826 / July {births}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Francis Pitcairn DUMBRECKS  -  Barbara DUMBRECKS- {twins} --

   {Unmarried} parents: William DUMBRECKS/Helen ROSS--[Hoxa] -- 
    Witnesses to baptisms: 'Dr. PITCAIRN', 'Mr. COWIE'.

1826 / July {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William ROSIE--

   parents: Malcolm ROSIE/Helen THOMSON--['Clett'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Bell' SANDISON--

   parents: James SANDISON/Elizabeth M[c]KAY--[Braehead] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Thomas ROSIE, 'Mr. SUTHERLAND'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara Leith WALLS--

   parents: John WALLS/Helen CROMARTY--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Robert TAYLOR--

   parents: James TAYLOR/Jane 'ROBISON'--[Brecks] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James SINCLAIR--

   parents: Peter SINCLAIR/Sinclair ANDERSON--['Kirk-house'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Thomas 'DEERNESS'--

   parents: Arthur 'DEERNESS'/Elizabeth ANNAL--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander GUTHRIE, Donald 'DURAN'.

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Peter PEACE--

   {Unmarried} parents: Peter PEACE/Barbara REID--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Andrew THOMSON--

   parents: James THOMSON/'Catharine' SYMISON--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Archbald Wier' BICHAN--

   parents: William BICHAN/Helen TAYLOR--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1826 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John SUTHERLAND--

   parents: Donald SUTHERLAND/'Hellen' COPLAND--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation [of the Rev
d. Thomas Christie of Holm]'.

1826 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane CLOUSTON--

   parents: John CLOUSTON/'Isabel' DAVIDSON--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John CROMARTY, Margaret 'LOUTIT'.

1826 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James STEWART--

   parents: William STEWART/Margaret ANDERSON--[Millhouse] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1826 / October {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Isabella GREEN--

   parents: Malcolm GREEN/Barbara McBEATH--[Burwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Gilbert THOMSON, William GRAY.

1826 / October {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Alexander GUNN--

   parents: 'Robt.' GUNN/'Catharine' SIMPSON--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Edward ALLAN, Thomas ALLAN.

1826 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William BUDGE--

   parents: William BUDGE/Margaret SYMISON--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James SYMISON, Donald BUDGE.

1826 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William PARK--

   parents: Robert PARK/Barbara DASS--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Isabel' TAYLOR--

   parents: William TAYLOR/Elizabeth 'ROBISON'--[Brecks] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James TAYLOR, Robert 'ROBISON'.

1826 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      George Duncan THOMSON--

   parents: Gilbert THOMSON/Margaret GRAY--[Brough] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Thomas BUDGE, William GRAY.

1826 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Mary 'ATKIN'--

   parents: Donald 'ATKIN'/Janet GRAY--['Lyddal'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, Donald THOMSON.

1826 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Jane CURSATOR--

   parents: Edward CURSATOR/'Isabel' CURSATOR--[Biggings] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John CROMARTY--

   parents: James CROMARTY/'Anne' SMITH--[Kirk] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Magnus SINCLAIR, John TAYLOR.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Donald SUTHERLAND--

   parents: Donald SUTHERLAND/'Isabel' BUDGE--['North Cara Ferry'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Peter SUTHERLAND, Magnus 'LOUTIT'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Betsy PARK--

   parents: Isaac PARK/Charlotte HOSSACK--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Jannet' Duncan DAVIDSON--

   parents: John DAVIDSON/Mary DUNCAN--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Donald BUDGE, William SYMISON.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Betty ROSIE--

   parents: James ROSIE/Jane BRUCE--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Peter ROSIE--

   parents: Peter ROSIE/Margaret LAUGHTON--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander TAYLOR, Thomas 'SWANY'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Betsy DASS--

   parents: Robert DASS/Mary CROMARTY--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Dissenting Congregation'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Janet 'SYMESON'--

   parents: James 'SYMESON'/Janet SUTHERLAND--['Green-vale'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Mary BUDGE--

   parents: William BUDGE/Barbara MATCHES--['Thurrigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Catharine' McIVER--

   parents: Sinclair McIVER/Elizabeth THOMSON--[Graystone] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1826 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Sutherland SIMPSON--

   parents: John SIMPSON/Barbara CURSATOR--['Ball-Green'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James ROSIE, John CURSATOR.

1827 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Peter 'SWANY'--

   parents: Thomas 'SWANY'/'Catharine' TAYLOR--['Air of Cara'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Alexander TAYLOR, Peter ROSIE.

1827 / January {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James SPENCE--

   {Unmarried} parents: David SPENCE/Elizabeth PARK--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Dr. JEFFRIES', James 'HAROLD'.

1827 / January {births}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jessie CROMARTY -  Margaret CROMARTY- {twins} --

   parents: Samuel CROMARTY/Elspet FLETT--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptisms: David SUTHERLAND, James TAYLOR.


        {
NOTE: This entry is located within the birth/baptism registers for
            the year 1830, on FHL microfilm #990513.
}

1827 / January {births}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James LAUGHTON  -  John LAUGHTON- {twins} --

   parents: James LAUGHTON/Elspet GRAY--[Barswick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptisms: Francis GRAY, Peter WISHART.

1827 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Cecilia NORQUOY--

   parents: John NORQUOY/Barbara ALLAN--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Edward & George ALLAN'.

1827 / January {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Esther THOMSON--

   parents: Donald THOMSON/'Anne' GRAY--[Quoys] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, Thomas BUDGE.

1827 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John 'RUSTLAND'--

   parents: John 'RUSTLAND'/'Anne ROBISON'--[Grutha] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Balantine & Robert ROBISON'.

1827 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret Flaws SUTHERLAND--

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Elizabeth 'ROARY'--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: {incomplete entry?  - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1827 / February {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Phoebe 'LOUTIT'--

   {Unmarried} parents: John 'LOUTIT'/Margaret 'LOUTIT'--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Peter LINKLATER, William ESSON.

1827 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John 'HOUSTON'--

   parents: William 'HOUSTON'/'Anne' NORQUOY--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Robert BRUCE--

   parents: William BRUCE/Margaret DRUMMOND--['Graise-back, Paply'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1827 / March {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Ann NORQUOY--

   parents: Henry NORQUOY/'Catharine' TAYLOR--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Messrs. BANNATYNE and LAUGHTON'.

1827 / March {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Jane HALCROW--

   parents: James HALCROW/Barbara GUNN--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Edward ALLAN, John NORQUOY.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Andrew KENNEDY--

   parents: John KENNEDY/Elizabeth LAIRD--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth 'HAROLD'--

   parents: James 'HAROLD'/Margaret LAIRD--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Dr. JEFFRIES', David SPENCE.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Anne NORAN'--

   parents: James 'NORAN'/'Anne' TAYLOR--['Scows of Cara'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William BICHAN, Charles SUTHERLAND.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Magnus BERSTON--

   parents: James BERSTON/Mary ANNAL--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Robert THOMSON, John CAMPBELL.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James THOMSON--

   parents: Robert THOMSON/Margaret COGLE--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Robert THOMSON, John CAMPBELL.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John CAMPBELL--

   parents: John CAMPBELL/Margaret SINCLAIR--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James BERSTON, Robert THOMSON.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Gerard SUTHERLAND--

   parents: David SUTHERLAND/Jane GERARD--[Farewell] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Alexander KENNEDY--

   parents: John KENNEDY/Elizabeth LAIRD--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Isabella ALLAN--

   parents: Edward ALLAN/'Isabel' NORQUOY--['Swinna'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James HALCROW, John NORQUOY.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Margt.' CRUICKSHANK--

   parents: James CRUICKSHANK/'Isabel' BROWN--[Holland] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / April {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      John ANNAL--

   parents: John ANNAL/'Margt.' DUNCAN--['Thurrigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William FLAWS--

   parents: William FLAWS/Margaret MANSON--[Garth] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1827 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Linklater ESSON--

   parents: William ESSON/Stewart LINKLATER--['Shater or Shashater'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Peter LINKLATER, George 'LOUTIT'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1827 / May {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James Norquoy 'TAMISON'--

   parents: John 'TAMISON'/Barbara NORQUOY--['Howtaft, Paply'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / May {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      George MOUAT--

   parents: Donald MOUAT/'Catharine' THOMSON--[Isbister] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Donald THOMSON, Magnus FLAWS.

1827 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: George 'LOUTIT'/'Isabel LOUTIT'--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'John and David LOUTIT'.

1827 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William Allan 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: Magnus 'LOUTIT'/Elizabeth ALLAN--[North Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William ALLAN, James 'LOUTIT'.

1827 / June {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Thomas Hutton SUTHERLAND--

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Jane ALLAN--['Point'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'William and John ALLAN'.

1827 / June {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Omand' DUNCAN--

   parents: James DUNCAN/Margaret BANKS--['Lyddal'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William GRAY, Gilbert BUDGE.

1827 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James ROSIE--

   parents: James ROSIE/Barbara CROMARTY--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Miny HAROLD'--

   parents: Donald 'HAROLD'/'Jannet' CORMACK--[Aikers] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1827 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Anne' SINCLAIR--

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Barbara CROMARTY--['Whims, Paply'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'The Congregation'.

1827 / July {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Anne Schollay' GRAY--

   parents: Malcolm GRAY/Jane PEAKE--['Roberry'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      John Ross 'TAMISON'--

   parents: William 'TAMISON'/Elizabeth WOOLDRAGE--['Knock-hall'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'May' DUNCAN--

   parents: James DUNCAN/'Agnes' ROSIE--[Herston] --
        {
record has 'Agnes' as the mother's first name, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, she was notated as either Ann or Anne ROSIE in her birth,
             marriage and death register entries
} --

    Witnesses to baptism: William DUNCAN, James BERSTON.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Andrew TAYLOR--

   parents: John TAYLOR/Barbara THOMSON--['Crows-nest, Stooshead'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William STEWART, James CROMARTY.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara NORQUOY--

   parents: John NORQUOY/'Isabel' SANDISON--['Skushan'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John NORQUOY, Thomas 'LOUTIT'.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Effy' Gray BROWN--

   parents: Edward BROWN/'Jannet' CLOUSTON--['Hay-brake'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: David WARDS, James 'FUBISTER'.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane Borwick 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: Thomas 'LOUTIT'/Margaret WOOLDRAGE--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Richard TOMISON--

   parents: John TOMISON/Isabella MILLER--[Holland] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William CROMARTY--

   parents: Archibald CROMARTY/Elspet ROSIE--['Go[s]segeir'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James ROSIE, William CROMARTY.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James BROWN--

   {Unmarried} parents: John BROWN/'Isabele' ANNAL--[Flaws] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Andrew & Peter WISHART'.

1827 / August {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Dorathy' BUDGE--

   parents: James BUDGE/'Christian' McKAY--[Grahamston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John BUDGE, Henry BUDGE.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Malcolm 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: Thomas 'LOUTIT'/'Ceicily HORN'--[Herston] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John NORQUOY--'of Skushan', John NORQUOY--'of Oback'.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Betsy NORQUOY--

   parents: John NORQUOY/'Christian' DUNCAN--[Oback] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John NORQUOY, Thomas 'LOUTIT'.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William BERSTON--

   parents: William BERSTON/Jane TAYLOR--[Pool] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Alexander Allan WARDS--

   parents: David WARDS/'Isabel CRUTER'--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James 'FUBISTER', Edward BROWN.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Elizabeth DUNCAN--

   parents: James DUNCAN/Barbara McDONALD--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      William ALLAN--

   parents: David ALLAN/Helen DUNCAN--[Flaws] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Elizabeth RUSLAND--

   parents: James RUSLAND/Barbara THOMSON--[Sandwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James THOMSON, George THOMSON.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Omand' THOMSON--

   parents: Gilbert THOMSON/Jane 'ATKIN'--['Lyddal'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / September {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Robert Windwick DUNNET--

   parents: Malcolm DUNNET/'Catharine' WINDWICK--[Windwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / October {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Anne' Duncan SINCLAIR--

   {Unmarried} parents: William SINCLAIR/'Anne ARCUS'--[North Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: John DUNCAN, James SUTHERLAND.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Margaret TOMISON--

   parents: Malcolm TOMISON/'Jannet' DEARNESS--[St. Margaret's Hope] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Isaac SINCLAIR--

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Barbara GROAT--[Kirk] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Alexander and Nicol LEITH'.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Barbara LEITH--

   parents: Alexander LEITH/'Jannet RUSTLAND'--[Widewall] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: James SINCLAIR, 'Nicol' LEITH.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jane Sutherland 'LOUTIT'--

   parents: James 'LOUTIT'/'Christian' M[c]KAY--[North Cara] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'James LOUTIT  Senior & his son Magnus'.


        {
NOTE: This birth/baptism register entry was mostly written in the handwriting of
            the Revd. John Gerard, who became Minister of South Ronaldshay and Burray
             in 1815, and partly written in the handwriting of James Forbes, the Session
              Clerk at the time.
}
1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      'Laurinda' BANNATYNE--

   parents: James BANNATYNE/Eliza 'BALANDEN'--[{placename not given in record}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William PARK, Henry NORQUOY.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      William 'ROBSON'--

   parents: Thomas 'ROBSON'/'Isabel' DASS--[Brecks] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James BRUCE--

   parents: James BRUCE/Barbara TAYLOR--['Scows of Cara'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Peter WISHART--

   parents: Peter WISHART/Mary MOUAT--[Barswick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Francis GRAY, William MOUAT.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      James GRAY--

   parents: James GRAY/'Catharine SYMESON'--['Mossater'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: William TOMISON, James ANNAL.

1827 / November {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      'Margt.' GUNN--

   parents: 'Alexr.' GUNN/Jane NORQUOY--[Windwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      James Ross DAVIDSON--

   parents: William DAVIDSON/Margaret ROSS--[Hoxa] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'James and John ROSS'.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George PARK--

   parents: William PARK/'Christian' BAIN--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. BANNATYNE', 'Miss NORQUOY'.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Jean SMITH--

   parents: Benjamin SMITH/Margaret ALLAN--[Burray] -- 
    Witnesses: {baptism date not given in record - no Witnesses listed in record}.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      George STEWART--

   parents: John STEWART/Jane WALLS--[Grimness] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: Barbara NORQUOY, 'Anne' SUTHERLAND.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Thomas LAUGHTON--

   parents: James LAUGHTON/Elizabeth 'DENISON'--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. SUTHERLAND', William 'DEERNESS'.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in North Parish] --

      Eric BROWN--

   parents: John BROWN/Jane WARDS--['in the Hope'  {St. Margaret's Hope}] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'Mr. SUTHERLAND', William 'DEERNESS'.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Janet MATCHES--

   parents: John MATCHES/'Margt.' BUDGE--['Thurrigar'] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.

1827 / December {birth}-  [Registered in South Parish] --

      Malcolm SINCLAIR--

   parents: Malcolm SINCLAIR/Elspet NORQUOY--[Windwick] -- 
    Witnesses to baptism: 'the Congregation'.