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1856
    - source: FHL film #256450-

YEAR - Page No.  -  Entry No.  -  Name of Newborn  -  Place of Birth  
Parents of Newborn  -  Date/Place of Parents' Marriage, if given  -  Informant of Birth


1856- Page 1 #1 --Margaret Rainy SINCLAIR--[Blanster] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Barbara FLAWS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 23rd, 1852}

1856- Page 1 #2 --(female) DASS--[England] --

   parents: James DASS/Helen ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James DASS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as September 22nd, 1842}
1856- Page 1 #3 --John Bruce DUNNET--[EastSide] --

   parents: James DUNNET/Jessie BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James DUNNET, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as October 4th, 1855}

1856- Page 2 #4 --John SWANNEY--['Stoose'] --

   parents: John SWANNEY/Margaret GILLATLY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John SWANNEY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: This birth register entry notates the mother as 'Margaret Swanney  maiden name
           Gillatly', and yet their Kirkwall civil marriage register has their date of marriage as
            'December 5th, 1859'; the Kirkwall civil marriage register notates Margaret as a
             'Spinster' and her maiden name as 'Gellatly'
}
1856- Page 2 #5 --John CUSATOR--[Cleat] --

   parents: James CUSATOR/Jessie GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James CUSATOR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as January 1st, 1846}

1856- Page 2 #6 --Charlotte Allan CUMMING--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John CUMMING/'Catharine' HOURSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John CUMMING, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as October 12th, 1848}
1856- Page 3 #7 --Eliza FLAWS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James FLAWS/Eliza WHITQUOY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James FLAWS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as March 28th, 1850}

1856- Page 3 #8 --Ann DUNCAN--[Grimness] --

   parents: James DUNCAN/Barbara STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James DUNCAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as October 11th, 1855}
1856- Page 3 #9 --Margaret THOMSON--[Cleat] --

   parents: Donald THOMSON/Jane THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Donald THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as February 22nd, 1855}

1856- Page 4 #10 --Elizabeth Woolridge 'CUMMIN'--[Burray] --

   parents: James 'CUMMIN'/Elizabeth McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James 'CUMMIN', Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as March 29th, 1855}
1856- Page 4 #11 --Thomas WISHART--['Bull of Linklatter'] --

   parents: James WISHART/Helen THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James WISHART, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as May 6th, 1847}

1856- Page 4 #12 --William CORMACK--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: William CORMACK/Barbara SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William CORMACK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 15th, 1848}
1856- Page 5 #13 --(female) DUNCAN--[Herston] --

   parents: John DUNCAN/Elizabeth THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Thomas THOMSON, Uncle. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as March 2nd, 1841}

1856- Page 5 #14 --John SPENSE--[Herston] --

   parents: George SPENSE/Mary ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: George SPENSE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as March 25th, 1841}
1856- Page 5 #15 --Alexander CROMARTY--[South Cara] --

   parents: William CROMARTY/Margaret GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William CROMARTY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as May 14th, 1846}

1856- Page 6 #16 --James GUTCHER--['Lythes'] --

   parents: James GUTCHER/'Catharine CURSATTER' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James GUTCHER, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as February 1st, 1855}
1856- Page 6 #17 --James CORMACK--[Widewall] --

   parents: James CORMACK/Elizabeth ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James CORMACK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as November 15th, 1846}

1856- Page 6 #18 --Robert WYLIE--[Burray] --

   parents: James WYLIE/Isabella 'McKENLAY' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James WYLIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as April 5th, 1838}
1856- Page 7 #19 --Peter Peace BERSTON--[Burray] --

   parents: Peter BERSTON/Elizabeth HARROLD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Donald HARROLD, Uncle. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as March 23rd, 1854}

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Peter BERSTON]

1856- Page 7 #20 --Harriet Smith Budge McKENZIE--[Herston] --

   parents: James McKENZIE/Margaret BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James McKENZIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as November 8th, 1855}
1856- Page 7 #21 --William NORQUAY--[Widewall] --

   parents: William NORQUAY/'Catharine' GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William NORQUAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as February 5th, 1846}

1856- Page 8 #22 --Elizabeth Sutherland LAIRD--[Burray] --

   parents: James LAIRD/Georgina SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James LAIRD, Cousin. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as November 14th, 1850}
1856- Page 8 #23 --Jemima Richan BUDGE--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: John BUDGE/Elizabeth 'THOMISON' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: I have been unable to locate their marriage register entry in the Old Parish Registers}

1856- Page 8 #24 --Jessie SCOTT--[Grimness] --

   parents: Charles SCOTT/Ann SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Charles SCOTT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as February 5th, 1852}
1856- Page 9 #25 --'Catharine' SCOTT--[Grimness] --

   parents: Magnus SCOTT/Barbara BERSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Magnus SCOTT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as February 8th, 1849}

1856- Page 9 #26 --Ann THOMSON--[Liddle] --

   parents: Oman THOMSON/'Catharine' ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Oman THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 31st, 1851}
1856- Page 9 #27 --'Catharine' SINCLAIR- {twin} -- [Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Magnus SINCLAIR,
Fisherman/Margaret BERSTON, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Margaret BERSTON, Mother  -  Magnus SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: Magnus Sinclair and Margaret Berston later married on October 29th, 1863;
           according to that 1863 civil marriage register, Magnus was noted as a 'Widower'
}

1856- Page 10 #28 --Margaret SINCLAIR- {twin} -- [Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Magnus SINCLAIR,
Fisherman/Margaret BERSTON, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Margaret BERSTON, Mother  -  Magnus SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: Magnus Sinclair and Margaret Berston later married on October 29th, 1863;
           according to that 1863 civil marriage register, Magnus was noted as a 'Widower'
}
1856- Page 10 #29 --Williamina PETRIE--[EastSide] --

   {Unmarried} parents: William PETRIE,
Fisherman/Helen WALLS, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Helen WALLS, Mother  -  William PETRIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Helen Walls later married Samuel Norquay on June 29th, 1865}

1856- Page 10 #30 --Jane Laird LAUGHTON--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: John LAUGHTON, '
F. Servant'/Ann LAIRD, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Ann LAIRD, Mother  -  John LAUGHTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Ann Laird later married William Cromarty on December 22nd, 1863}
1856- Page 11 #31 --James HOURSTON--[Burray] --

   parents: Peter HOURSTON/Isabella DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Peter HOURSTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as January 18th, 1855}

1856- Page 11 #32 --[Magnus Knight] SUTHERLAND--[Burray] --

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Esther PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John SUTHERLAND, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 22nd, 1842}


        {
NOTE: this birth register entry indicates that this newborn was first named 'John',
            but on
'June 8th, 1856', this was 'Altered to Magnus Knight' [Sutherland]}
1856- Page 11 #33 --Alexander JOHNSTON--[Aikers] --

   parents: William JOHNSTON/'Willhelmina' HARROLD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William JOHNSTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as February 7th, 1856}

1856- Page 12 #34 --Eliza CROMARTY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: William CROMARTY/'Catharine' NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William CROMARTY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry only notates their year of marriage [1843], no date}
1856- Page 12 #35 --Jane Hays GUTCHER--[Brecks] --

   parents: William GUTCHER/'Catharine' TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William GUTCHER, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as April 1st, 1856}

1856- Page 12 #36 --Mary Knight LAIRD--[Burray] --

   parents: William LAIRD/'Catharine' DICKSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William LAIRD, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as December 6th, 1855}
1856- Page 13 #37 --Barbara Taylor BERSTON--['Whims'] --

   parents: Magnus BERSTON/Jane TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Magnus BERSTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as April 3rd, 1851}

1856- Page 13 #38 --Barbara GROUNDWATER--[Burray] --

   parents: John GROUNDWATER/Barbara GUTHRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John GROUNDWATER, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as June 30th, 1853}
1856- Page 13 #39 --Alfred Gray LEITH--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret C. LEITH,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret C. LEITH, Mother.

1856- Page 14 #40 --Jessie Davidson Black McLELLAN--[Pentland Skerries] --

   parents: William McLELLAN/Harriet BLACK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William McLELLAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: I have been unable to locate their marriage register entry in the Old Parish or Statutory Registers}
1856- Page 14 #41 --Annabella LAUGHTON--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John LAUGHTON/Isabella MILLAR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John LAUGHTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as July 17th, 1851}

1856- Page 14 #42 --David THOMSON--[Quindry] --

   parents: John THOMSON/Jessie RUSLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as August 2nd, 1842}
1856- Page 15 #43 --Christina MURRAY--[Burray] --

   parents: William MURRAY/Mary HOURSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Peter HOURSTON, Grandfather. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 2nd, 1847}

1856- Page 15 #44 --Eliza ROSIE--[Burray] --

   parents: James ROSIE/Elizabeth ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James ROSIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 7th, 1837}
1856- Page 15 #45 --Isabella ROSIE--[Blanster] --

   parents: James ROSIE/Isabella SANDISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James ROSIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as February 18th, 1847}

1856- Page 16 #46 --William BRUCE--['Hunday'] --

   parents: Robert BRUCE/Helen SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Robert BRUCE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 29th, 1853}
1856- Page 16 #47 --James Garrioch SINCLAIR--['Cavelton'] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Jane GARRIOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as June 28th, 1851}

1856- Page 16 #48 --Thomas Seatter KENNEDY--[Burray] --

   parents: Andrew KENNEDY/'Nancy' SEATTER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Andrew KENNEDY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one registered in Kirkwall and
           another registered in So. Ronaldsay, both having the same marriage date of May 15th,
            1851; in the Kirkwall register, the bride's name was notated as 'Nancy Seater', while in
             the So. Ronaldsay register, the bride was notated as 'Anne Seater'.  Although the two
              marriage registers show the bride's name as 'Nancy' and 'Anne', by my research, this
               was probably Agnes SEATTER, born, Egilsay, in 1825, who died at Bow, Burray, in 1905
}
1856- Page 17 #49 --'Catharine' Thomson ROSSIE--[Holland] --

   parents: James ROSSIE/Mary GROAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James ROSSIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as June 29th, 1848}

1856- Page 17 #50 --Christina DOULL--[Cara] --

   parents: Benjamin DOULL/Ann MANSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Benjamin DOULL, Father. 
       {
NOTE: I have been unable to locate their marriage register entry in the Old Parish or Statutory Registers}
1856- Page 17 #51 --George Budge WINDWICK--[So. Parish] --

   parents: William WINDWICK/Margaret DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William WINDWICK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 6th, 1849}

1856- Page 18 #52 --'Agnus' KENNEDY--[Burray] --

   parents: Alexander KENNEDY/'Jannet' LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Alexander KENNEDY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as September 12th, 1843}
1856- Page 18 #53 --James Hay PETRIE--[Burray] --

   parents: Gavin PETRIE/'Catharine' HAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Gavin PETRIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one [registered in Kirkwall] and
           another [registered in So. Ronaldsay], both having the same marriage date of May 25th,
            1854; in the Kirkwall register, Catherine was said to be 'of the Parish of Kirkwall'
}

1856- Page 18 #54 --John CROMARTY--[South Cara] --

   parents: Robert CROMARTY/Ann GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Robert CROMARTY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as September 20th, 1849}
1856- Page 19 #55 --John NORQUAY--['Griesback'] --

   parents: William NORQUAY/Barbara STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William NORQUAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as February 10th, 1853}

1856- Page 19 #56 --Jane SUTHERLAND--[Burray] --

   parents: Alexander SUTHERLAND/Jane McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Alexander SUTHERLAND, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as July 20th, 1854}
1856- Page 19 #57 --Jessie SUTHERLAND--[Widewall] --

   parents: Peter SUTHERLAND/Margaret SYMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Peter SUTHERLAND, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as December 13th, 1855}

1856- Page 20 #58 --Henry BUDGE--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: John BUDGE/Jane BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as October 29th, 1846}
1856- Page 20 #59 --Jane TAIT--[Sandwick] --

   parents: David TAIT/Jane GROAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: David TAIT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one registered in Kirkwall and
           another registered in So. Ronaldsay, both having the same marriage date of February
            3rd, 1852; in the Kirkwall register, Jane's first name was notated as 'Jean' and David
             was said to be 'of the Parish of Kirkwall'
}

1856- Page 20 #60 --Christina SINCLAIR--[Burray] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Christina MANSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as October 18th, 1855}
1856- Page 21 #61 --David COOPER--[Burray] --

   parents: John COOPER/Ann 'CURSETTER' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John COOPER, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one [registered in Kirkwall] has their
           date of marriage as the 21st December 1843, the other [registered in Evie & Rendall] has
            their date of marriage as the 22nd December 1843
}

1856- Page 21 #62 --David 'NICKLESON'--['Mossater'] --

   parents: Charles 'NICKLESON'/Margaret MATCHES --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Charles 'NICKLESON', Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as June 15th, 1854}
1856- Page 21 #63 --Andrew LAIRD--[Burray] --

   parents: Andrew LAIRD/Elizabeth KENNEDY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Alexander KENNEDY, Uncle. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as December 20th, 1855}

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Andrew LAIRD]

1856- Page 22 #64 --Betsy CHRISTIE--['Lythes'] --

   parents: Samuel CHRISTIE/Jane Cromarty LAUGHTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Samuel CHRISTIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as January 1st, 1846}
1856- Page 22 #65 --James Taylor CROMARTY--[Grimness] --

   parents: James CROMARTY/Betsy TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as November 22nd, 1855}

1856- Page 22 #66 --Barbara Sutherland MATHIESON--[Widewall] --

   parents: David MATHIESON/Mary SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: David MATHIESON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as November 10th, 1842}
1856- Page 23 #67 --James SCOTT--[Widewall] --

   parents: William SCOTT/'Jannet' PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William SCOTT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as June 12th, 1851}

1856- Page 23 #68 --Donald SUTHERLAND--[Burray] --

   parents: George SUTHERLAND/Ann BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: George SUTHERLAND, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 30th, 1844}
1856- Page 23 #69 --Elizabeth Robertson TAYLOR--[Brecks] --

   parents: William TAYLOR/Margaret Cromarty GREEN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William TAYLOR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as July 23rd, 1853}

1856- Page 24 #70 --Helen Taylor THOMSON--['Ronsvoe'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Donald THOMSON,
Farm Serv./Helen Bruce TAYLOR, Dom. Serv. --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: 'Hellen Bruce T.', Mother  -  'Dond.' THOMSON, Father.

1856- Page 24 #71 --James DEARNESS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James B. DEARNESS/Jane Budge CALDER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James B. DEARNESS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: I have not viewed the marriage register entry for this pair, but other birth register
           entries for children of these parents notate that the parents were apparently married
            on December 1st, 1855, in London
}

1856- Page 24 #72 --Elizabeth DUNCAN--[So. Parish] --

   parents: Gilbert DUNCAN/Elizabeth MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Gilbert DUNCAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as December 27th, 1855}
1856- Page 25 #73 --Margaret SHEARER--[Blanster] --

   parents: James SHEARER/Barbara SHEARER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James SHEARER, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as November 27th, 1855}

1856- Page 25 #74 --Agnes Duncan COGLE--[New Bigging] --

   parents: John COGLE/'May' DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: John COGLE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as September 2nd, 1851}
1856- Page 25 #75 --Thomas BUDGE--['Clett'] --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as January 7th, 1847}

1856- Page 26 #76 --James GARRIOCH--[Burray] --

   parents: James GARRIOCH/Barbara PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James GARRIOCH, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as January 31st, 1856}
1856- Page 26 #77 --John McIver SCOTT--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: Edward SCOTT/Jessie CHALMERS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Edward SCOTT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 24th, 1840}

1856- Page 26 #78 --(female) GUTCHER--[So. Parish] --

   parents: William GUTCHER/'Catharine' BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Uncle in law. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as April 4th, 1854}
1856- Page 27 #79 --John BUDGE--[So. Parish] --

   parents: Joseph BUDGE/Barbara ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Joseph BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as July 8th, 1847}

1856- Page 27 #80 --Alexander WYLIE--[Burray] --

   parents: Magnus WYLIE/Christina ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Magnus WYLIE's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as December 24th, 1840}
1856- Page 27 #81 --Jessie SUTHERLAND--[North Cara] --

   parents: Alexander SUTHERLAND/Jessie SANDISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Alexander SUTHERLAND's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as March 9th, 1848}

1856- Page 28 #82 --James BICHAN--[Grimness] --

   parents: Archibald BICHAN/Margaret RUSLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Archibald BICHAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as December 20th, 1855}
1856- Page 28 #83 --Mary Tomison 'Horn' DEARNESS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: William DEARNESS/Cecilia 'HORN' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William DEARNESS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as January 24th, 1856}

1856- Page 28 #84 --'Binnie' Sutherland NORQUAY--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: James NORQUAY/Margaret SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James NORQUAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one [registered in Walls] has their
           date of marriage as the 19th December 1854, the other [registered in So. Ronaldsay] has
            their date of marriage as the 25th December 1854
}
1856- Page 29 #85 --James MOWAT--[Isbister] --

   parents: Donald MOWAT/Elizabeth THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Donald MOWAT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as November 29th, 1855}

1856- Page 29 #86 --Robert HAY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Robert HAY/'Catharine' STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Robert HAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register has their date of marriage as October 23rd, 1856}
1856- Page 29 #87 --Peter SWANNIE--[Grimness] --

   parents: Peter SWANNIE/Betsy REID --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: Peter SWANNIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their date of marriage as May 25th, 1854}

1856- Page 30 #88 --Thomas Guthrie ANDERSON--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Mary ANDERSON,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Mary ANDERSON's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Anderson later died, unmarried, in 1900;  Mary's son was
           shown as 'Thomas Guthrie', age 4, in the 1861 census, and when Thomas later married
            Ann Petrie in 1878 his unmarried parents were shown as 'L[a]ing Guthrie, Fisherman
             (deceased)' and 'Mary Anderson, Domestic Servant'
}