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1877
 

 NOTE: The birth register data used for this page was derived from records
 viewed from the ScotlandsPeople web site, and not from the microfilms
 filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah during the 1950s and 1960s.

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


1877- Page 1 #1 --David McBeath FLAWS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   parents: James FLAWS/Barbara BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  November 20th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James FLAWS, Father.

1877- Page 1 #2 --Sarah Kennedy LAIRD--[Commons, Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   parents: James LAIRD/Jane PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1852  February 26th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James LAIRD, Father.

1877- Page 1 #3 --Jessie WYLIE--[Westshore, Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   parents: John WYLIE/Betsy LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1865  May 11th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James LAIRD, Uncle.

1877- Page 2 #4 --William Baikie TULLOCH--[Herston] --

   parents: John Wooldradge TULLOCH/Elizabeth BAIKIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  January 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John W. TULLOCH, Father.

1877- Page 2 #5 --Hugh MATHESON--[Bruntland, Burray] --

   parents: William MATHESON/Margaret PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  September 24th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm.' MATHESON, Father.

1877- Page 2 #6 --Ann BRUCE--['Swartyquoy'] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   parents: William Laughton BRUCE/Ann SWANSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  November 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William L. BRUCE, Father.

1877- Page 3 #7 --John ESSON--[Blanster] --

   parents: William ESSON/Betsy KIRKNESS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  December 4th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: William ESSON, Father.

1877- Page 3 #8 --Peter WALLS--[Quoydam] -- {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   {Unmarried} parents: James WALLS,
Farm Serv./Mary Ann MATHIESON, Blacksmith's Daughter -- 
    Informants: 'Maryann' MATHIESON, Mother  -  James WALLS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Ann Mathieson later married Samuel S. Groat on March 24th, 1892;
           according to that 1892 civil marriage register, Samuel was noted as a 'Widower'
}
1877- Page 3 #9 --Thomas 'COWPER'- {twin} -- [Newhouse, Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   {Unmarried} parents: John 'COWPER',
Farmer/Eliza WYLIE, Fisherman's Daughter -- 
    Informants: Eliza WYLIE's mark, Mother  -  'John COWPER, Jun
r.', Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Eliza Wylie later died, unmarried, on April 10th, 1895;
           her son Thomas was shown as 'Thomas Cooper' in the 1881 census
}


        {
NOTE: this birth register entry has a notation made to the left of it, a faded stamp, which
            states,
'Paternity, See Reg[ister] of Cor[rected] Entr[ies], Vol.1 P. 18' -- [The
             RCE is Vol.1, p.18, August 1878;  I have viewed the RCE for this birth of twins, and, in
              the photocopy, the fold of the binding cuts off some of the wording... but here is what
               I can gather from the main section in the RCE, which states,
'... an action relating to
                
the paternity of Twin Children [name]ly a male and a female child born at
                 
Newhouse [in the] Island of Burray on the fourteenth day of December
                  
[1876] in the instance of Eliza Wylie residing in the Island of [Bu]rray in
                   
the Parish of South Ronaldshay and County of [Orkn]ey, Pursuer against
                    
John Cowper Junior  Farmer here at Gillietrang in the said Island of Burray
                     
& County, said Defender, the Sheriff Substitute of Caithness, Orkney (word?)
                      
at Kirkwall on the 29th day of July 1878 found that [the] said children were
                       
the Illegitimate children of the said John Cowper Junior.  1878 August 15th
                        
at South Ronaldshay, W. T. N. Forbes, Assistant Registrar']}

1877- Page 4 #10 --Agnes 'COWPER'- {twin} -- [Newhouse, Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1876} --

   {Unmarried} parents: John 'COWPER',
Farmer/Eliza WYLIE, Fisherman's Daughter -- 
    Informants: Eliza WYLIE's mark, Mother  -  'John COWPER, Jun
r.', Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Eliza Wylie later died, unmarried, on April 10th, 1895;
           her daughter Agnes was shown as 'Agnus Cooper' (sic)  in the 1881 census
}


        {
NOTE: this birth register entry has a notation made to the left of it, a faded stamp, which
            states,
'Paternity - See Reg[ister] of Cor[rected] Entr[ies], Vol.1 P. 18' -- [The
             RCE is Vol.1, p.18, August 1878;  I have viewed the RCE for this birth of twins, and, in
              the photocopy, the fold of the binding cuts off some of the wording... but here is what
               I can gather from the main section in the RCE, which states,
'... an action relating to
                
the paternity of Twin Children [name]ly a male and a female child born at
                 
Newhouse [in the] Island of Burray on the fourteenth day of December
                  
[1876] in the instance of Eliza Wylie residing in the Island of [Bu]rray in
                   
the Parish of South Ronaldshay and County of [Orkn]ey, Pursuer against
                    
John Cowper Junior  Farmer here at Gillietrang in the said Island of Burray
                     
& County, said Defender, the Sheriff Substitute of Caithness, Orkney (word?)
                      
at Kirkwall on the 29th day of July 1878 found that [the] said children were
                       
the Illegitimate children of the said John Cowper Junior.  1878 August 15th
                        
at South Ronaldshay, W. T. N. Forbes, Assistant Registrar']}
1877- Page 4 #11 --Peter Spence CROMARTY--[Myre] --

   parents: John CROMARTY/Betsy Mathieson SPENCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  January 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John CROMARTY, Father.

1877- Page 4 #12 --'Catharine' MUIR--[Sandwick] --

   parents: Robert MUIR/Ann ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  March 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert MUIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on March 17th, 1870}
1877- Page 5 #13 --'Maggie' Tulloch DUNNET--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: George DUNNET/Jessie TULLOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1855  March 8th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George DUNNET, Father.

1877- Page 5 #14 --Jessie SINCLAIR--[Midhouse, Burray] --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Barbara McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1867  December 26th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Father.

1877- Page 5 #15 --Eric WYLIE--[Newhouse, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Mary WYLIE,
Fisherman's Daughter -- 
    Informant: Mary WYLIE's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Wylie later married William Thomson on September 24th, 1896, and
           according to that 1896 civil marriage register, William was noted as a 'Widower';  her son Eric
            was shown as 'Eric Sutherland' in the 1881 census, and when Eric married in 1904 his parents
             were listed as 'John Sutherland, Farmer' and 'Mary Wylie, Domestic Servant (Afterwards
              Married to William Thomson, Fisherman)'
}

1877- Page 6 #16 --John TAYLOR--['Lochhouse', Burray] --

   parents: James TAYLOR/Betsy LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  February 19th  Island of Hunda' -- 
    Informant: James TAYLOR, Father.

1877- Page 6 #17 --William Andrew RUSSELL--[Shore, Sandwick] --

   parents: John RUSSELL/Barbara RUSSELL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  January 3d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John RUSSELL, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1861 has their date of marriage as the 31st of January}

1877- Page 6 #18 --John OMAND--[Oback] --

   parents: James OMAND/Catherine LINKLATER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  February 8th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James OMAND, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1870 has their date of marriage as the 10th of February}
1877- Page 7 #19 --Margaret Robertson TOMISON--[Halcro] --

   parents: John TOMISON/Catherine ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  March 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John TOMISON, Father.

1877- Page 7 #20 --Charles Hossack BRUCE--[Leith, Burray] --

   parents: James Banks BRUCE/Elizabeth HOSSACK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  July 3d  Burray' -- 
    Informant: James Banks BRUCE, Father.

1877- Page 7 #21 --'Erick' SUTHERLAND--['Bow', Burray] --

   parents: 'Erick' SUTHERLAND/Jane ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  May 25th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: 'Erick' SUTHERLAND, Father.

1877- Page 8 #22 --Jane Betsy KNIGHT--[Fiddlers, Burray] --

   parents: James Laird KNIGHT/Betsy McBEATH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1869  December 16th  Holm' -- 
    Informant: 'Jas. L.' KNIGHT, Father.

1877- Page 8 #23 --James BRUCE--[Muckquoy] --

   parents: John BRUCE/Catherine CHRISTIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  December 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John BRUCE, Father.

1877- Page 8 #24 --James TAYLOR--[Hillhouse] --

   parents: John TAYLOR/Elizabeth McKay SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  February 16th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John TAYLOR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on February 16th, 1871}
1877- Page 9 #25 --William WARDS--[Dykend] --

   parents: William WARDS/Margaret 'Horn' SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1866  November 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William WARDS, Father.

1877- Page 9 #26 --Jane Clouston SINCLAIR--[Braehead] --

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Mary CLOUSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  November 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John SINCLAIR, Father.

1877- Page 9 #27 --Christina CLEGHORN--[Baptist Manse, Burray] --

   parents: William CLEGHORN/Susan POOLER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1867  November 29th  Edinburgh' -- 
    Informant: William CLEGHORN, Father.

1877- Page 10 #28 --Alexander Robertson SMITH--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1877- Page 10 #29 --Jemima THOMSON--[Cauldhame] --

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

1877- Page 10 #30 --Isabella 'Cusiter' DUNCAN--[Flaws] --

   parents: William DUNCAN/Margaret THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  February 3d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William DUNCAN, Father.

1877- Page 11 #31 --Elizabeth Jane NORQUAY--[Upper Crook] --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Isabella ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  August 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John NORQUAY, Father.

1877- Page 11 #32 --Barbara Elizabeth Ross BROWN--['Hallbrake'] --

   parents: John BROWN/Margaret Graham Watt 'STOCKING' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1861  May 30th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John BROWN, Father.

1877- Page 11 #33 --John DUNCAN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Charles Tomison DUNCAN/Jemima ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1868  November 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Charles T. DUNCAN, Father.

1877- Page 12 #34 --Margaret DUNCAN--[Sutherland, Burray] --

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

1877- Page 12 #35 --Isabella Jane Allan SUTHERLAND--[Knockhall] --

   parents: William SUTHERLAND/Jessie Cromarty ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  April 26th  North Leith' -- 
    Informant: William SUTHERLAND, Father.

1877- Page 12 #36 --Isabella GUTCHER--[Gunnerhill] --

   parents: James GUTCHER/Isabella THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  December 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James GUTCHER, Father.

1877- Page 13 #37 --Alexander Allan COGLE--['Store'] --

   parents: Edward 'H.' COGLE/Alexanderina ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1860  June 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Edward COGLE, Father.

1877- Page 13 #38 --James ROSIE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John ROSIE/Mary DEARNESS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  January 9th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John ROSIE, Father.

1877- Page 13 #39 --Mary PETRIE--['Lenniegar'] --

   parents: Alexander PETRIE/Margaret DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1864  November 24th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Alexander PETRIE, Father.

1877- Page 14 #40 --Robert Wallace CUMMING--[Sutherland, Burray] --

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

1877- Page 14 #41 --John Sinclair Wylie ANDERSON--[Peterhead, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jessie ANDERSON,
Fisherman's Daughter -- 
    Informant: Jessie ANDERSON's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jessie Anderson later died, unmarried, in 1941}

1877- Page 14 #42 --Magnus Cromarty LEITH--['Colly'] --

   parents: John LEITH/Jane SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1868  March 5th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John LEITH's mark, Father.

1877- Page 15 #43 --Margaret NORQUAY--['Biggins'] --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Margaret NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  February 22d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John NORQUAY, Father.

1877- Page 15 #44 --James Cromarty GOW--[Links] --

   parents: James GOW/Betsy MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  July 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James GOW, Father.

1877- Page 15 #45 --Jessie OMAND--[Lower Midtown] --

   parents: Peter OMAND/Margaret Cromarty BAIKIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  July 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Peter OMAND, Father.

1877- Page 16 #46 --William BANKS--['Smiddy Banks'] --

   parents: Henry Allan BANKS/Mary Tomison HORNE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  January 30th  Edinburgh' -- 
    Informant: Henry A. BANKS, Father.

1877- Page 16 #47 --Donald 'PACE'--['Vessliebanks', Burray] --

   parents: James 'PACE'/Mary Ann GUTHRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  July 8th  Stronsay' -- 
    Informant: James 'PACE's mark, Father.

        {
record has 'PACE' as the surname, but by my research, it should be PEACE}

1877- Page 16 #48 --Margaret Jane SINCLAIR--['Little dykend', Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Catherine SINCLAIR,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret SINCLAIR's mark, Grandmother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Catherine Sinclair later died, unmarried, in 1944}
1877- Page 17 #49 --Elizabeth Doull ROBERTSON--[Grutha] --

   parents: Robert ROBERTSON/'Annie' DOULL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  February 22d  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: Robert ROBERTSON, Father.

1877- Page 17 #50 --Barbara 'Dundas' PARK--[Taftnica, Burray] --

   parents: William PARK/'Maggie' McLEOD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  March 28th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: William PARK, Father.

1877- Page 17 #51 --Mary WYLIE--[Commons, Burray] --

   parents: Robert WYLIE/Mary WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  December 2d  Burray' -- 
    Informant: 'Alexandrina' WARDS, 'Ant'.

1877- Page 18 #52 --Jane LINKLATER--[Brance] --

   parents: Andrew Muir LINKLATER/Betsy THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  March 25th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'A. M.' LINKLATER, Father.

1877- Page 18 #53 --Sarah Woolston LOUTTIT--[Midtown] --

   parents: William LOUTTIT/Mary Ann LAUGHTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1866  July 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William LOUTTIT, Father.

1877- Page 18 #54 --Andrew LAIRD--[Wart, Burray] --

   parents: George LAIRD/Margaret PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  March 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George LAIRD, Father.

1877- Page 19 #55 --Robert THOMSON--[Rumley] --

   parents: William Park THOMSON/Wilhelmina Balfour Allan GUNN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  November 30th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William P. THOMSON, Father.

1877- Page 19 #56 --Emma BROWN--[Haybrake] --

   parents: William Laughton BROWN/Caroline MAKINSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1864  January 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William L. BROWN, Father.

1877- Page 19 #57 --Robina Turnbull GUTCHER--[South Cara] --

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

1877- Page 20 #58 --Thomas GUTHRIE--['Sillerdyke', Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Thomas GUTHRIE, '
Agricultural Labourer'/Ann PETRIE, Dom. Servant -- 
    Informants: Ann PETRIE, Mother  -  Thomas GUTHRIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: Thomas Guthrie and Ann Petrie later married on November 21st, 1878}
1877- Page 20 #59 --Peter LAIRD--['Oraquoy', Burray] --

   parents: John LAIRD/Margaret SLATER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1857  December 15th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John LAIRD's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1857 has their date of marriage as the 17th of December}

1877- Page 20 #60 --John THOMSON--['Gutterhall'] --

   parents: John THOMSON/Margaret RUSSELL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  December 9th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John THOMSON, Father.

1877- Page 21 #61 --Margaret Annal KIRKNESS--['Bankshouse'] --

   parents: William Stewart KIRKNESS/Margaret Stout ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1865  September 14th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William S. KIRKNESS, Father.

1877- Page 21 #62 --'Anna' Tomison OMAND--['Hall of Hoxay'] --

   parents: John OMAND/'Anna' TOMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  November 30th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John OMAND, Father.

1877- Page 21 #63 --Barbara ROSIE--['Kirkburn'] --

   parents: William Sinclair ROSIE/Betsy SIMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1858  October 14th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm. S.' ROSIE, Father.

1877- Page 22 #64 --Jane BUDGE--['Thurrigar'] --

   parents: John BUDGE/Ann MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  April 3d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John BUDGE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on April 3rd, 1873}
1877- Page 22 #65 --George Robert TAIT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John Smith TAIT/Elizabeth SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  July 10th  Walls' -- 
    Informant: John Smith TAIT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1876 has their date of marriage as the 13th of July}

1877- Page 22 #66 --Thomas 'CUSITER'--[Glebe] --

   parents: Thomas 'CUSITER'/Margaret BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  October 24th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Thomas 'CUSITER', Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on October 24th, 1872}
1877- Page 23 #67 --Catherine Allan NICHOLSON--[Braehead] --

   parents: William NICHOLSON/Elizabeth ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  February 2d  Flotta' -- 
    Informant: William NICHOLSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1872 has their date of marriage as the 1st of February}

1877- Page 23 #68 --James William Wylie SCOTT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Charles SCOTT/Jane WYLIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  April 24th  Burray' -- 
    Informant: Charles SCOTT, Father.

1877- Page 23 #69 --James Louttit McDONALD--['Mossedge'] --

   parents: Duncan McDONALD/Isabella WALLS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  November 23d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Duncan McDONALD, Father.

1877- Page 24 #70 --(female) SPENCE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James SPENCE/Elizabeth ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1866  February 15th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SPENCE, Father.

1877- Page 24 #71 --Susan MANSON--[Cleat] --

   parents: Sinclair MANSON/Isabella BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  November 23d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Sinclair MANSON, Father.

1877- Page 24 #72 --Margaret Thomson ANNAL--[Newtown] --

   parents: William ANNAL/Elizabeth Rosie Cromarty THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  January 23d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William ANNAL, Father.

1877- Page 25 #73 --James Duncan GUNN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James Flaws GUNN/Jessie Levack DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  November 24th  North Leith' -- 
    Informant: James F. GUNN, Father.

1877- Page 25 #74 --William THOMSON--['Brole'] --

   parents: William THOMSON/Margaret THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  January 22d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William THOMSON, Father.

1877- Page 25 #75 --Jemima SPENCE--['Croting'] --

   parents: James SPENCE/Margaret FIRTH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1869  January 14th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SPENCE, Father.

1877- Page 26 #76 --George SINCLAIR--['Mossiter'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: George SINCLAIR,
Farmer/Ann HARROLD, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Ann HARROLD, Mother  -  George SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Ann Harrold later married Peter Esson on April 3rd, 1884}


        {
NOTE: this birth register entry has a notation made to the left of it, a faded stamp which
            states,
'Paternity - See Reg[ister] of Cor[rected] Entr[ies]  Vol.1 p.22' -- [I have
             viewed the referenced RCE and, in the photocopy, the fold of the binding cuts off some of
              the wording... but here is what I can gather from the main section of the RCE, which states,
              
'... In an [ac]tion relating to the paternity of a male child [bor]n at Mossiter,
                
in the Island of So. Ronaldshay, [on] the 25th day of October 1877, at the
                 
instance [of] Ann Harrold, Mossiter, South Parish, South [Ro]naldshay and
                  
County of Orkney  Pursuer, [ag]ainst George Sinclair, residing at Gera,
                   
Sandwick, [So]uth Ronaldshay and County aforesaid, [De]fender - The
                    
Sheriff Substitute of Caithness, [Or]kney and Shetland, at Kirkwall, on
                     
the (date?) day of November 1880 found that the said child was the
                      
illegitimate child of the said George Sinclair - 1880 November 30th.
                       
At South Ronaldshay, Wm. Taylor, Registrar']}
1877- Page 26 #77 --Mary Flett CRUICKSHANK--[Dundas House] --

   parents: Thomas Mitchell CRUICKSHANK/Mary FLETT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  September 11th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: 'T. M.' CRUICKSHANK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1874 has their date of marriage as the 9th of September}

1877- Page 26 #78 --Isabella ANNAL--['Murray Bank'] --

   parents: Robert ANNAL/Jane MURRAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  April 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert ANNAL, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on April 13th, 1876}
1877- Page 27 #79 --Edward THOMSON--['Thurrigar'] --

   parents: Gilbert THOMSON/Ann Thomson GROAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  November 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert THOMSON, Father.

1877- Page 27 #80 --George Dunnet HUNTER--[Windwick] --

   {Unmarried} parents: George HUNTER, '
Baker (Journeyman)'/Georgina DUNNET, Dom. Serv. -- 
    Informants: Georgina DUNNET, Mother  -  George HUNTER, Father. 
       {
NOTE: George Hunter and Georgina Dunnet later married on January 10th, 1878;
           according to that 1878 civil marriage register, George was noted as a 'Widower'
}
1877- Page 27 #81 --James SUTHERLAND--[Quoydam] --

   parents: Malcolm SUTHERLAND/Jessie SPENCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  February 22d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Malcolm SUTHERLAND, Father.