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1863
    - source: FHL film #294791-

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


1863- Page 1 #1 --Jessie Annal LINKLATER--['Massater'] --

   parents: Peter LINKLATER/Isabella ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  June 11th  at Massater' -- 
    Informant: Peter LINKLATER, Father.

1863- Page 1 #2 --Elizabeth Simpson MATHIESON--[School-Quoy] --

   parents: John MATHIESON/'Jannet' DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1854  Dec. 20th  at Huna' -- 
    Informant: John MATHIESON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry actually has their date of marriage as the 14th December 1854}
1863- Page 1 #3 --'Catharine' Elizabeth SPENSE--['Smiddy Banks'] --

   parents: David SPENSE/Betsy SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1843  Dec. 28th  at 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
}

1863- Page 2 #4 --Jane Horne DEARNESS--[Aikers] --

   parents: William DEARNESS/Cecilia HORNE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  Jany. 24th  at Aikers' -- 
    Informant: William DEARNESS, Father.

1863- Page 2 #5 --Jane Aiken THOMSON--[Liddle] --

   parents: Oman THOMSON/'Catharine' ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1851  Dec. 31st  at Flaws' -- 
    Informant: Oman THOMSON, Father.

1863- Page 2 #6 --Mary WISHART--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Andrew WISHART/Jessie OMAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1862  March 13th  at Widewall' -- 
    Informant: Andrew WISHART, Father.

1863- Page 3 #7 --Christina BROWN--['Hay Brake'] --

   parents: John BROWN/Margaret G. W. STOCKAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  May 30th  at Hay Brake' -- 
    Informant: John BROWN, Father.

1863- Page 3 #8 --Thomas BUDGE--[Brough] --

   parents: Thomas BUDGE/Jane DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  Jany. 16th  at Flaws' -- 
    Informant: Thomas BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1863 has their date of marriage as the 15th of January}
1863- Page 3 #9 --Elizabeth Russel SUTHERLAND--[Widewall] --

   parents: Donald SUTHERLAND/Jane GROAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1849  July 12th  at Sandwick' -- 
    Informant: Donald SUTHERLAND, Father.

1863- Page 4 #10 --Sinclair Thomson MOWAT--[Isbister] --

   parents: Donald MOWAT/Elizabeth THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  Nov. 29th  at So. Parish' -- 
    Informant: Donald MOWAT, Father.

1863- Page 4 #11 --William Budge TOMISON--[Herston] --

   parents: James C. TOMISON/Elizabeth BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  April 22d  at Brough' -- 
    Informant: Malcolm SINCLAIR, Uncle in law.

1863- Page 4 #12 --George Sutherland BUDGE--[Burray] --

   parents: John BUDGE/Betsy SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  Dec. 29th  at Burray' -- 
    Informant: John BUDGE, Father.

1863- Page 5 #13 --James Symison OMAND--[Widewall] --

   parents: John OMAND/Betsy BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  Dec. 24th  at North School' -- 
    Informant: John OMAND, Father.

1863- Page 5 #14 --Robert Kirkness SINCLAIR--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Elizabeth SINCLAIR,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Elizabeth SINCLAIR, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Elizabeth Sinclair later died, unmarried, in 1910}
1863- Page 5 #15 --John TULLOCH--[Widewall] --

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

1863- Page 6 #16 --William Cromarty SPENCE--[Sandwick] --

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

1863- Page 6 #17 --Robert GRAY--[Barswick] --

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

1863- Page 6 #18 --John JOHNSTON--[Aikers] --

   parents: William JOHNSTON/'Mina' HARROLD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  Feb. 7th  at Aikers' -- 
    Informant: William JOHNSTON, Father.

1863- Page 7 #19 --Mary 'NICKLESON'--['Massater'] --

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

1863- Page 7 #20 --John CUMMING--[Burray] --

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

1863- Page 7 #21 --Magnus THOMSON--[Barswick] --

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

1863- Page 8 #22 --John Tomison Allan SINCLAIR--[Halcro] --

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

1863- Page 8 #23 --Jessie BICHAN--[Grimness] --

   parents: Archibald BICHAN/Margaret RUSLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  Dec. 20th  at Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Archibald BICHAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register actually has their date of marriage as the 20th December 1855}

1863- Page 8 #24 --Jane McBeath RORIE--[Herston] --

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

1863- Page 9 #25 --Elizabeth Stewart NORQUAY--['Griesback'] --

   parents: William NORQUAY/Barbara STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1853  Feb. 10th  at Flotta' -- 
    Informant: William NORQUAY, Father.

1863- Page 9 #26 --James SCOTT--[Grimness] --

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

1863- Page 9 #27 --James ROSIE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1863- Page 10 #28 --Georgina SMITH--[Grimness] --

   parents: George SMITH/Isabella DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  May 10th  at North Manse' -- 
    Informant: 'Isabella DUNNET or Smith's mark', Mother.

1863- Page 10 #29 --James ESSON--['Gairth'] --

   parents: James ESSON/Barbara TOMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  April 2d  at Gairth' -- 
    Informant: James ESSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register actually has their date of marriage as the 4th April 1861}

1863- Page 10 #30 --William Alexander THOMSON--[Quoys] --

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

1863- Page 11 #31 --Charles SMITH--[Widewall] --

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

1863- Page 11 #32 --William AIM--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: Peter AIM/'Phebe' LOUTTIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  Feb. 21st  at Aikers' -- 
    Informant: Peter AIM, Father.

1863- Page 11 #33 --Margaret Wylie WARDS--[Burray] --

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

1863- Page 12 #34 --Elizabeth Sutherland GROAT--[Widewall] --

   parents: Isaac GROAT/Margaret SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1840  Dec. 9th  at Widewall' -- 
    Informant: Isaac GROAT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry actually has their date of marriage as the 11th Dec. 1851}
1863- Page 12 #35 --John Sinclair MOWAT--[So. Parish] --

   parents: John MOWAT/Christina TULLOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1862  Sept. 9th  at Wick' -- 
    Informant: John MOWAT, Father.

1863- Page 12 #36 --'Catharine' DUNNET--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1863- Page 13 #37 --John William MOWAT--[Stonehall] --

   parents: John MOWAT/'Catharine' LOUTTIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1852  June 10th  at Stonehall' -- 
    Informant: Ann LOUTTIT, Grandmother.

1863- Page 13 #38 --William Brown ROSIE--['Hay-Brake'] --

   parents: Robert ROSIE/Isabella BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1862  Dec. 4th  at Hay-Brake' -- 
    Informant: Robert ROSIE, Father.

1863- Page 13 #39 --Jane BUDGE--[Cleat] --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  Jany. 7th  at Brough' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Father.

1863- Page 14 #40 --Elizabeth LOUTTIT--['Gosegair'] --

   parents: James LOUTTIT/'Catharine' McLEOD --
        {
record has 'Catharine' McLEOD as the mother, but the parents' civil marriage register in 1863
            has her first name as 'Margaret' (sic), not Catherine: they married at Arion, Stromness --
             this daughter Elizabeth's civil death register in 1930 also notates her parents as James
              LOUTTIT, Catherine McLEOD
}

       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  Jany. 8th  at Stromness' -- 
    Informant: James LOUTTIT, Father.

1863- Page 14 #41 --Mary EUNSON--['Berridale'] --

   parents: Gilbert EUNSON/Ann HENDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1852  Nov. 11th  at Gairth' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert EUNSON, Father.

1863- Page 14 #42 --William Dunnet BRUCE--['Hoxay'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jane BRUCE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Jane BRUCE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jane Bruce later married Isaac Park on June 12th, 1873}
1863- Page 15 #43 --'Catharine' Jane McKay BUDGE--[Grimness] --

   parents: James BUDGE/Elizabeth FIDDLER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  Dec. 20th  at Walls' -- 
    Informant: James BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1859 has their date of marriage as the 8th of December}

1863- Page 15 #44 --Margaret Cromarty CORMACK--[Widewall] --

   parents: William CORMACK/Barbara SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  Dec. 4th  at Thurso' -- 
    Informant: William CORMACK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry actually has their date of marriage as the 15th Dec. 1848}
1863- Page 15 #45 --William Bruce WALLS--[Burray] --

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

1863- Page 16 #46 --'Willhelmina' SINCLAIR--[Blanster] --

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

1863- Page 16 #47 --'Catharine' GUTCHER--[Holland] --

   parents: James GUTCHER/'Catharine CURSATTER' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  Feb. 1st  at So. Parish' -- 
    Informant: James GUTCHER, Father.

1863- Page 16 #48 --James HALCRO--[Windwick] --

   parents: Magnus HALCRO/'Catharine' DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  Dec. 8th  at Windwick' -- 
    Informant: Magnus HALCRO, Father.

1863- Page 17 #49 --John TOMISON--['Howtoft'] --

   parents: James N. TOMISON/Jane CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  Oct. 31st  at Berston' -- 
    Informant: James N. TOMISON, Father.

1863- Page 17 #50 --William Henry GRAY--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: John GRAY/Margaret MORTIMER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  July 23d  at Aberdeen' -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, 2nd Cousin. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1860 has their date of marriage as the 25th of July}
1863- Page 17 #51 --Eliza Banks CROMARTY--[Sandwick] --

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

1863- Page 18 #52 --Alexander THOMSON--['Romley'] --

   parents: Robert THOMSON/Ann PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  July 8th  at Burray' -- 
    Informant: Robert THOMSON, Father.

1863- Page 18 #53 --John Ross SCOTT--[New London] --

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

1863- Page 18 #54 --Jemima NORQUAY--[Herston] --

   parents: James NORQUAY/Barbara BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1847  Oct. 14th  at Herston' -- 
    Informant: James NORQUAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their marriage register entry actually has their date of marriage as the 14th November 1847}
1863- Page 19 #55 --James Budge McKAY--[Burray] --

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

1863- Page 19 #56 --Margaret Ann McIver NORQUAY--['Swonay'] --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Margaret SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1862  April 24th  at Stoose' -- 
    Informant: John NORQUAY, Father.

1863- Page 19 #57 --William Park DUNCAN--[Burray] --

   parents: Donald DUNCAN/Esther PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  Nov. 12th  at Burray' -- 
    Informant: Donald DUNCAN, Father.

1863- Page 20 #58 --Robert BUDGE--[Cove] --

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

1863- Page 20 #59 --James Ross WYLIE--[Burray] --

   parents: Sinclair WYLIE/Mary ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1850  Nov. 21st  at Burray' -- 
    Informant: Sinclair WYLIE, Father.

1863- Page 20 #60 --John NORQUAY--[Widewall] --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Betsy WISHART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  March 26th  at Widewall' -- 
    Informant: William NORQUAY, Uncle.

1863- Page 21 #61 --Jane DUNCAN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1863- Page 21 #62 --Jane JOHNSTON--[Burray] --

   parents: George JOHNSTON/Jane KNIGHT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  Jany. 22d  at Burray' -- 
    Informant: George JOHNSTON, Father.

1863- Page 21 #63 --Ann CROMARTY--[Berston] --

   parents: James CROMARTY/Barbara D. ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  Dec. 31st  at So. Parish' -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, Father.

1863- Page 22 #64 --John CROMARTY--[Burray] --

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

1863- Page 22 #65 --Barbara Seatter NORQUAY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1863- Page 22 #66 --Jane Duncan GROAT--[Widewall] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Isabella GROAT,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Isabella GROAT, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Isabella Groat later married John Davidson on December 8th, 1870}
1863- Page 23 #67 --Margaret Allan LAIRD--[Burray] --

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

1863- Page 23 #68 --'Catharine' Allan SINCLAIR--[Sandwick] --

   parents: Robert SINCLAIR/Mary ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  June 26th  at Swonay' -- 
    Informant: Robert SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1859 has their date of marriage as the 16th of June}
1863- Page 23 #69 --William TULLOCH--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Peter TULLOCH/Mary SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1852  Nov. 11th  at Quanterness' -- 
    Informant: Peter TULLOCH, Father.

1863- Page 24 #70 --Marcus GUNN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1863- Page 24 #71 --James BUDGE--[Holland] --

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

1863- Page 24 #72 --George Louttit BUDGE--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella WILSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1859  June 29th  at Dunnet' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register actually has their date of marriage as the 29th June 1860}
1863- Page 25 #73 --Mary Bruce DUNNET--[Lower Crook] --

   parents: James DUNNET/Jessie BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  Oct. 4th  at Lower Crook' -- 
    Informant: James DUNNET, Father.

1863- Page 25 #74 --Margaret Taylor McKENZIE--[Herston] --

   parents: James McKENZIE/Margaret BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  Nov. 8th  at Herston' -- 
    Informant: James McKENZIE, Father.

1863- Page 25 #75 --Alexander Gunn RORIE--[Windwick] --

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