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1861
    - source: FHL film #224073-

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


1861- Page 1 #1 --Alexander Dunnet WINDWICK--['Caldhame', So. Parish] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1860} --

   parents: William WINDWICK/Margaret DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1849  November 7th  South Parish' -- 
    Informant: William WINDWICK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry actually has their date of marriage as the 6th December}

1861- Page 1 #2 --William JOHNSTON--[Aikers] --

   parents: William JOHNSTON/Wilhelmina HARROLD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  February 5th  EastSide' -- 
    Informant: William JOHNSTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1856 has their date of marriage as the 7th of February}
1861- Page 1 #3 --Mary Isabella Taylor CROMARTY--[Grimness] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1860} --

   parents: James CROMARTY/Betsy TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  November 22d  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, Father.

1861- Page 2 #4 --Elizabeth DUNNET--['Hoxay'] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1860} --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Elizabeth DUNNET,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Elizabeth DUNNET, Mother.

1861- Page 2 #5 --Elizabeth Rosie McIVER--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: James McIVER/'Catharine' ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1839  December 19th  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: James McIVER, Father.

1861- Page 2 #6 --Sarah Allan COGLE--[Herston] --

   parents: Edward COGLE/Alexandrina Walls ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  June 12th  Herston' -- 
    Informant: Edward COGLE, Father.

1861- Page 3 #7 --Mary Ann Wylie WARDS--[Burray] --

   parents: James WARDS/Ann WYLIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  November 12th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James WARDS, Father.

1861- Page 3 #8 --William BUDGE--[Herston] --

   parents: William BUDGE/Isabella TOMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  May 12th  Herston' -- 
    Informant: William BUDGE, Father.

1861- Page 3 #9 --John Thomson TAYLOR--['Gamond's Park'] --

   parents: John TAYLOR/'Catharine' C. THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  March 1st  EastSide' -- 
    Informant: John TAYLOR, Father.

1861- Page 4 #10 --James TOMISON--[Brough] --

   parents: James TOMISON/Elizabeth BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  April 22d  Brough' -- 
    Informant: John TOMISON, Uncle.

1861- Page 4 #11 --James BUDGE--['Osmondwall'] --

   parents: James BUDGE/Elizabeth FIDDLER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  December 8th  Walls' -- 
    Informant: '(Signed) James BUDGE, Father'.


        {
NOTE: James BUDGE was actually born in Osmondwall, Walls, Orkney, and the birth
            was recorded both at Walls, and then, twelve days later, at South Ronaldsay;
             the original birth record --first registered in Walls, Orkney/1861- Page 2 #5--
              is the one which portrays the actual signature of the father, 'James BUDGE'
}

1861- Page 4 #12 --Margaret Wards RORIE--[Windwick] --

   parents: James R. RORIE/Margaret W. GUNN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  January 31st  Windwick' -- 
    Informant: James Ross RORIE's mark, Father.

1861- Page 5 #13 --James GUNN--['Hay Brake'] --

   parents: Alexander GUNN/'Jannet' ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1830  February 7th  Canisbay' -- 
    Informant: Alexander GUNN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one [registered in Canisbay] has
           their date of marriage as the 6th February 1829, the other [registered in So. Ronaldsay]
            has their date of marriage as the 7th February 1830
}

1861- Page 5 #14 --Ann CROMARTY--[South Cara] --

   parents: Robert CROMARTY/Ann GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1849  September 20th  South Cara' -- 
    Informant: Robert CROMARTY, Father.

1861- Page 5 #15 --Jessie Ann FLAWS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James FLAWS/Eliza 'WHITQUAY' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1850  March 28th  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: James FLAWS, Father.

1861- Page 6 #16 --John CROMARTY--[Berston] --

   parents: James CROMARTY/Barbara D. ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  December 31st  Massater' -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, Father.

1861- Page 6 #17 --Sarah ROBERTSON--[Burray] --

   parents: John ROBERTSON/Grace McDONALD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1839  June 30th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: John ROBERTSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry in 1839 has their date of marriage as the 20th of June}

1861- Page 6 #18 --Agnes Calder Gordon RORIE--[Burray] --

   parents: William RORIE/Isabella Stephen SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  July 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William RORIE's mark, Father.

1861- Page 7 #19 --Edward SCOTT--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: Edward SCOTT/Jessie CHALMERS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1840  December 4th  Brandyquoy' -- 
    Informant: Edward SCOTT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry in 1840 has their date of marriage as the 24th of December}

1861- Page 7 #20 --Eliza NORQUAY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Alexander NORQUAY/Maria M. BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1853  June 7th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: Alexander NORQUAY, Father.

1861- Page 7 #21 --David Chalmers BRUCE--[Burray] --

   parents: David BRUCE/Margaret KNIGHT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  November 23d  Burray' -- 
    Informant: David BRUCE, Father.

1861- Page 8 #22 --James Berston SCOTT--[Grimness] --

   parents: Magnus SCOTT/Barbara BERSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1849  February 8th  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Magnus SCOTT, Father.

1861- Page 8 #23 --Ann Thomson NICHOLSON--[Braehead] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Ann Swanson NICHOLSON,
Dom. Serv. -- 
    Informant: Ann S. NICHOLSON, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, the mother, Ann S. Nicholson, was a daughter of William Nicholson and
           his wife, Margaret Johnston
}

1861- Page 8 #24 --James McBeath RORIE--[Herston] --

   parents: Peter C. RORIE/Jane McBEATH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  September 9th  Herston' -- 
    Informant: Peter C. RORIE, Father.

1861- Page 9 #25 --Eliza THOMSON--[Cleat] --

   parents: Donald THOMSON/Jane THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  February 2d  So. Parish' -- 
    Informant: Donald THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1855 has their date of marriage as the 22nd of February}

1861- Page 9 #26 --Jessie GRAY--[Barswick] --

   parents: William GRAY/Isabella GUNN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  January 6th  Barswick' -- 
    Informant: William GRAY, Father.

1861- Page 9 #27 --Robert ROSS--[Burray] --

   parents: James ROSS/Helen JOHNSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  March 18th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James ROSS, Father.

1861- Page 10 #28 --John Esson SMITH--[Widewall] --

   parents: Charles S. SMITH/Alexina S. ESSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  December 13th  Widewall' -- 
    Informant: Charles S. SMITH, Father.

1861- Page 10 #29 --Donald McKay CUMMING--[Burray] --

   parents: James CUMMING/Elizabeth McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  March 29th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James CUMMING, Father.

1861- Page 10 #30 --William PARK--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Betsy PARK,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret PARK's mark, Aunt. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Betsy Park later died, unmarried, on May 14th, 1896}
1861- Page 11 #31 --Isabella 'NICKLESON'--['Massater'] --

   parents: Charles 'NICKLESON'/Margaret MATCHES --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1854  June 15th  Osquoy' -- 
    Informant: Charles 'NICKLESON', Father.

1861- Page 11 #32 --Esther Sutherland SINCLAIR--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret SINCLAIR,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret SINCLAIR's mark, Mother.

1861- Page 11 #33 --James WYLIE--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jessie WYLIE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Jessie WYLIE's mark, Mother.

1861- Page 12 #34 --Isabella 'SETTER'--[Sandwick] --

   parents: William 'SETTER'/Helen 'MATHESON' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1840  March 11th  Canisbay' -- 
    Informant: William 'SETTER', Father.

1861- Page 12 #35 --Edward CUSATOR--['Clett'] --

   parents: James CUSATOR/Jessie GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1846  January 1st  North Manse' -- 
    Informant: James CUSATOR, Father.

1861- Page 12 #36 --Barbara Thomson RUSSELL--[Sandwick] --

   parents: James RUSSELL/'Catharine' SYMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  March 25th  North Church' -- 
    Informant: James RUSSELL, Father.

1861- Page 13 #37 --Sinclair Sutherland SPENSE-- {male} - [Farewell] --

   parents: David SPENSE/Elizabeth SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1853  November 10th  Wick' -- 
    Informant: David SPENSE's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one [registered in Wick] has their
           date of marriage as the 21st July 1853, the other [registered in Canisbay] has
            their date of marriage as the 22nd July 1853
}

1861- Page 13 #38 --Alexander Annal 'ROBESON'--['Stoose'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Mary 'ROBESON',
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Joseph JOHNSTON's mark, Occupier. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary 'Robeson'/'Robson' later died, unmarried, in 1905}
1861- Page 13 #39 --Jane DAVIDSON--[Herston] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jane DAVIDSON,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Jane DAVIDSON's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jane Davidson later married John Sinclair on March 16th, 1871;
           according to that 1871 civil marriage register, John was noted as a 'Widower' --
            please note that Jane's 1884 civil marriage register lists her as 'Jane D. Norquay'
             and notates her father as John NORQUAY, Seaman, Merchant Service
}

1861- Page 14 #40 --Mary CHRISTIE--['Lythes'] --

   parents: Samuel CHRISTIE/Jane C. LAUGHTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1846  January 1st  Manse' -- 
    Informant: Samuel CHRISTIE, Father.

1861- Page 14 #41 --James THOMSON--[Barswick] --

   parents: Donald THOMSON/Barbara GRAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  March 9th  Barswick' -- 
    Informant: Donald THOMSON, Father.

1861- Page 14 #42 --John Cromarty SPENCE--[Sandwick] --

   parents: James SPENCE/Mary CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  February 12th  Sandwick' -- 
    Informant: James SPENCE, Father.

1861- Page 15 #43 --Elizabeth PARK--['New Scoose'] --

   parents: Isaac PARK/Elizabeth BERSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1850  December 12th  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Isaac PARK, Father.

1861- Page 15 #44 --Ann CUMMING--[Herston] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jane CUMMING,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Jean' CUMMING, Mother.

1861- Page 15 #45 --Mary Ann PETRIE--[Burray] --

   parents: Gavin PETRIE/'Catharine' HAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1854  May 25th  Orphir' -- 
    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'
}

1861- Page 16 #46 --James GRAY--['Massater'] --

   parents: William GRAY/'Catharine' ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  May 3d  at Massater' -- 
    Informant: William GRAY, Father.

1861- Page 16 #47 --Margaret CROMARTY--[Burray] --

   parents: John CROMARTY/Margaret JOHNSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  May 23d  at Burray' -- 
    Informant: John CROMARTY, Father.

1861- Page 16 #48 --'Frederic' Dundas CROMARTY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: William CROMARTY/'Catharine' NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1843  June 30th  Cairniehill' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm.' CROMARTY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry only notates their year of marriage [1843], no date}
1861- Page 17 #49 --John Ross NORQUAY--[Burray] --

   parents: William NORQUAY/'Anne' THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  December 10th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: William NORQUAY, Father.

1861- Page 17 #50 --James BUDGE--[Herston] --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella WILSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  June 29th  Brough' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Father.

1861- Page 17 #51 --Margaret CADGER--[Burray] --

   parents: Joseph CADGER/'Jannet' WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  November 22d  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: Joseph CADGER, Father.

1861- Page 18 #52 --Isabella Shearer GROUNDWATER--[Burray] --

   parents: John GROUNDWATER/Barbara GUTHRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1853  June 30th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: John GROUNDWATER, Father.

1861- Page 18 #53 --Elizabeth SINCLAIR--[Burray] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Barbara ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1840  November 19th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: William SINCLAIR, Father.

1861- Page 18 #54 --George DUNNET--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: George DUNNET/Jessie TULLOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  March 8th  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: George DUNNET, Father.

1861- Page 19 #55 --Elizabeth 'Johan' PARK--[Burray] --

   parents: James PARK/Esther SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1844  December 23d  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: James PARK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry has their year of marriage as 1847}

1861- Page 19 #56 --Jane Knight LAIRD--[Burray] --

   parents: William LAIRD/'Catharine' DICKSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  December 6th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: William LAIRD, Father.

1861- Page 19 #57 --Alexander Ross SUTHERLAND--[Burray] --

   parents: Peter SUTHERLAND/Barbara ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  July 19th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: Alexander C. ROSS, Uncle.

1861- Page 20 #58 --Mary BUDGE--[Brough] --

   parents: Joseph BUDGE/Barbara ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  July 8th  South Parish' -- 
    Informant: Joseph BUDGE, Father.

1861- Page 20 #59 --Robert McKAY--[Burray] --

   parents: Robert McKAY/Jane BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  October 20th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: Robert McKAY, Father.

1861- Page 20 #60 --Sarah KENNEDY--[Burray] --

   parents: Alexander KENNEDY/'Jannet' LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1843  September 12th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr.' KENNEDY, Father.

1861- Page 21 #61 --David DUNNET--[Lower Crook] --

   parents: James DUNNET/Jessie BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  October 4th  EastSide' -- 
    Informant: James DUNNET's mark, Father.

1861- Page 21 #62 --Robert DEARNESS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James DEARNESS/Jane CALDER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  December 1st  London' -- 
    Informant: James DEARNESS, Father.

1861- Page 21 #63 --'Daniel' Laird Banks PARK--[Burray] --

   parents: John PARK/Margaret BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1840  November 13th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: John PARK, Father.

1861- Page 22 #64 --Elizabeth Harrold SINCLAIR--[Blanster] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Barbara FLAWS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1852  December 23d  So. Parish' -- 
    Informant: William SINCLAIR's mark, Father.

1861- Page 22 #65 --William 'BASKETOR'--[Sandwick] --

   parents: William 'BASKETOR'/Jane ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  December 6th  Wick' -- 
    Informant: William ROSIE, Uncle. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register actually has their date of marriage as the 27th January 1857}

1861- Page 22 #66 --George William BROWN--[Stromness] --

   parents: John BROWN/Margaret 'GRAHAM-WATT-STOKAN' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  May 30th  So. Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: '(Signed) John BROWN, Father'.


        {
NOTE: George William BROWN was actually born in Stromness, Orkney, and the birth
            was recorded both at Stromness, and then, nineteen days later, at South Ronaldsay;
             the original birth record --first registered in Stromness/1861- Page 14 #42-- is the
              one which portrays the actual signature of the father, 'John BROWN', and the
               Stromness register has the mother's maiden surname as 'GRAEME-WATT-STOCKAN'
}
1861- Page 23 #67 --Jessie BUDGE--[Holland] --

   parents: George BUDGE/Elizabeth W. DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  July 21st  Holland' -- 
    Informant: George BUDGE, Father.

1861- Page 23 #68 --Mary 'TULLOCK'--[Widewall] --

   parents: John 'TULLOCK'/Mary LEITH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  July 5th  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: John 'TULLOCK', Father.

1861- Page 23 #69 --Malcolm SINCLAIR--[Halcro] --

   parents: Malcolm SINCLAIR/Mary TOMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  February 25th  Halcro' -- 
    Informant: Malcolm SINCLAIR, Father.

1861- Page 24 #70 --John STEWART--[Burray] --

   parents: William STEWART/Mary STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  December 25th  Edinburgh' -- 
    Informant: James DUNCAN, Uncle in law.

1861- Page 24 #71 --George GROAT--[Widewall] --

   parents: Isaac GROAT/Margaret SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1851  December 11th  Widewall' -- 
    Informant: Isaac GROAT, Father.

1861- Page 24 #72 --Francis Flaws Brown ANDERSON--[Burray] --

   parents: Samuel ANDERSON/Elizabeth BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  November 9th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: Samuel ANDERSON, Father.

1861- Page 25 #73 --Mary ROSIE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James ROSIE/Mary CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  October 6th  Taebreck' -- 
    Informant: James ROSIE, Father.

1861- Page 25 #74 --'Catharine' DUNCAN--[Liddle] --

   parents: James DUNCAN/Margaret MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1854  December 28th  Flaws' -- 
    Informant: James DUNCAN, Father.

1861- Page 25 #75 --Mary Laird DUNCAN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Donald DUNCAN/Barbara BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  December 23d  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: Donald DUNCAN, Father.

1861- Page 26 #76 --'Catharine' Thomson DUNCAN--[Grimness] --

   parents: Alexander DUNCAN/Elizabeth STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  March 29th  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Alexander DUNCAN, Father.

1861- Page 26 #77 --Isabella THOMSON--[Crook] --

   parents: James THOMSON/Isabella SMITH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1840  February 18th  Canisbay' -- 
    Informant: James THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: two marriage register entries exist for this pair: one registered in Canisbay and
           another registered in So. Ronaldsay, both having the same marriage date of February
            18th, 1840; in the Canisbay register, Isabella's name was notated as 'Bell'
}

1861- Page 26 #78 --William Norquay GUTHRIE--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Betsy GUTHRIE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Betsy GUTHRIE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Betsy Guthrie later died, unmarried, on October 5th, 1868}
1861- Page 27 #79 --Betsy ROSIE--[Sandwick] --

   parents: William ROSIE/Betsy R. SYMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  October 14th  Sandwick' -- 
    Informant: William ROSIE, Father.

1861- Page 27 #80 --James MATCHES--[So. Parish] --

   parents: James MATCHES/'Catharine' McIVER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  January 21st  South Parish' -- 
    Informant: James MATCHES, Father.

1861- Page 27 #81 --Jessie HORNE--[Widewall] --

   parents: Alexander HORNE/Mary WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  July 22d  Widewall' -- 
    Informant: Alexander HORNE, Father.

1861- Page 28 #82 --John Edmond THOMSON--[Quoys] --

   parents: James THOMSON/Jane BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  April 27th  Brough' -- 
    Informant: 'Jas.' THOMSON, Father.

1861- Page 28 #83 --John RUSSELL--[Sandwick] --

   parents: John RUSSELL/Barbara RUSSELL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  January 31st  So. Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John RUSSELL, Father.

1861- Page 28 #84 --Elizabeth Ross SCOTT--[Grimness] --

   parents: Charles SCOTT/Ann SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1852  February 5th  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Charles SCOTT, Father.

1861- Page 29 #85 --Barbara Millar McBEATH--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Alexander McBEATH/Elizabeth ISBISTER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  May 31st  Lasswade' -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr.' McBEATH, Father.

1861- Page 29 #86 --Jean BERSTON--['Midhouse Cava, Orphir'] --

   parents: William BERSTON/'Catharine' SMITH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  July 20th  Cava' -- 
    Informant: '(Signed) William BERSTON, Father'. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1860 has their date of marriage as the 12th of July}


        {
NOTE: Jean 'BIRSTON' (sic) was actually born in Orphir, Orkney, and the birth
            was recorded both at Orphir, and then, thirteen days later, at South Ronaldsay;
             the original birth record --first registered in Orphir, Orkney/1860- Page 10 #28--
              is the one which portrays the actual signature of the father, 'William BERSTON'
}
1861- Page 29 #87 --Jessie THOMSON--[Head] --

   parents: James THOMSON/Jessie DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1854  December 6th  North Church' -- 
    Informant: James THOMSON, Father.

1861- Page 30 #88 --Ann MATCHES--[Grimness] --

   parents: Charles MATCHES/Ann BERSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  January 4th  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Charles MATCHES, Father.

1861- Page 30 #89 --James Taylor GUTCHER--[Grimness] --

   parents: William GUTCHER/'Catharine' TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  April 1st  Brecks' -- 
    Informant: William GUTCHER, Father.

1861- Page 30 #90 --James BERSTON--[Grimness] --

   parents: James BERSTON/Margaret REID --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: {not given in record} -- 
    Informant: James BERSTON, Father.

1861- Page 31 #91 --Barbara ANDERSON--[Burray] --

   parents: William ANDERSON/Barbara SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1850  July 4th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: William ANDERSON, Father.

1861- Page 31 #92 --Elizabeth GUNN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Marcus GUNN/Barbara REID --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  October 17th  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: Marcus GUNN, Father.

1861- Page 31 #93 --John McKay SUTHERLAND--[Burray] --

   parents: Alexander SUTHERLAND/Jane McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1854  July 20th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: Alexander SUTHERLAND, Father.

1861- Page 32 #94 --William Tomison FLAWS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Magnus FLAWS/Margaret M. TOMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1849  May 3d  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: Magnus FLAWS, Father.

1861- Page 32 #95 --James TOMISON--['Howtoft'] --

   parents: James N. TOMISON/Jane CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  October 29th  Berston' -- 
    Informant: James N. TOMISON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1861 has their date of marriage as the 31st of October}

1861- Page 32 #96 --Robert CROMARTY--[Sandwick] --

   parents: James CROMARTY/Mary K. BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  May 16th  Smiddy Banks' -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, Father.