If you can see this message, then stylesheets [Cascading Style Sheets: CSS] are disabled, unloaded, or not properly supported by your browser and therefore the page cannot be laid out according to the designer's wishes. Though the content should still be viewable, enabling CSS is preferred.



1880
 

 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


1880- Page 1 #1 --Donald GUTHRIE--['Sillerdyke', Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Nov. 1879} --

   parents: Donald GUTHRIE/Ann MacKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  September 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Donald GUTHRIE's mark, Father.

1880- Page 1 #2 --John SUTHERLAND--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1879} --

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Laura 'Belantyne' LEITH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  March 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John SUTHERLAND, Father.

1880- Page 1 #3 --George Simpson MATCHES--['Ossquoy'] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1879} --

   parents: John MATCHES/'Ellen' Thomson SIMPSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  May 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John MATCHES, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1877 has their date of marriage as the 10th of May}

1880- Page 2 #4 --Betsy Norquay HOURSTON--[Heads] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1879} --

   parents: Henry HOURSTON/Betsy NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  June 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Henry HOURSTON, Father.

1880- Page 2 #5 --John SIMPSON--[Ballgreen] --

   parents: John SIMPSON/Mary BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  March 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John SIMPSON, Father.

1880- Page 2 #6 --Catherine Gutcher DUNNET--[Millhouse] --

   parents: James DUNNET/Jane ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1862  December 14th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James DUNNET, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on December 15th, 1863}
1880- Page 3 #7 --Elizabeth CALDER--[Rosebank] --

   parents: John CALDER/Sarah OMAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  December 5th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John CALDER, Father.

1880- Page 3 #8 --John Norquay TAYLOR--[Commons, Burray] --

   parents: Robert TAYLOR/Eliza NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  December 8th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert TAYLOR, Father.

1880- Page 3 #9 --David Gunn SINCLAIR--[Newhouse] --

   parents: Alexander SINCLAIR/Elizabeth GUNN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  January 20th  Bower' -- 
    Informant: 'Ale[xr].' SINCLAIR, Father.

1880- Page 4 #10 --James William GRAY--['Silverdyke', Burray] --

   parents: John GRAY/Eliza ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  July 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Eliza GRAY's mark, Mother.

1880- Page 4 #11 --Robert Kirkness ROSSIE- {twin} -- ['Blinkbonnie'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret ROSSIE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Margret' ROSSIE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Margaret Rosie later died, unmarried, in 1915}

1880- Page 4 #12 --Jessie ROSSIE- {twin} -- ['Blinkbonnie'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret ROSSIE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Margret' ROSSIE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Margaret Rosie later died, unmarried, in 1915}
1880- Page 5 #13 --John William WYLIE--[Old School House, Burray] --

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

1880- Page 5 #14 --David SINCLAIR--['Smiddy Banks'] --

   parents: John SINCLAIR/'Ellen' MacKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1866  June 6th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on June 6th, 1867}
1880- Page 5 #15 --Margaret Annal DUNCAN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Charles Tomison DUNCAN/Jemima ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1869  November 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Charles T. DUNCAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on November 12th, 1868}

1880- Page 6 #16 --Elizabeth Margaret THOMSON--[Quoybanks] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Betsy THOMSON,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Betsy THOMSON, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Betsy Thomson later died, unmarried, on July 16th, 1880}
1880- Page 6 #17 --Betsy Cromarty WYLIE--[Standing Stone, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Mary WYLIE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Mary WYLIE's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Wylie later married William Thomson on September 24th, 1896;
           according to that 1896 civil marriage register, William was noted as a 'Widower'
}

1880- Page 6 #18 --James Wishart OMAND--[Redhouse] --

   parents: Malcolm OMAND/Isabella NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  June 23d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Malcolm OMAND, Father.

1880- Page 7 #19 --Margaret Robertson PETRIE--['South Brake', Burray] --

   parents: David PETRIE/Margaret ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  November 2[4]th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David PETRIE, Father.

1880- Page 7 #20 --'Jeannie' Thomson ALLAN--[Burwick] --

   parents: William ALLAN/Jane THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  June 13th  Cathcart, Glasgow' -- 
    Informant: William ALLAN, Father.

1880- Page 7 #21 --Mary Jane TAIT--[Cools] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jane TAIT,
Dressmaker -- 
    Informant: Jane TAIT, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jane Tait later married Alexander Wards on March 2nd, 1882}

1880- Page 8 #22 --John JOHNSTON--[Millhouse] --

   parents: John JOHNSTON/Mary SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1864  January 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John JOHNSTON, Father.

1880- Page 8 #23 --George Spring Mortimer IRVINE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James Stewart Watt IRVINE/Isabella Gordon MORTIMER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  April 30th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'J. S. W.' IRVINE, Father.

1880- Page 8 #24 --Thomas SIMISON--[Barswick] --

   parents: George Dunnet SIMISON/Jane WISHART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  August 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George D. SIMISON, Father.

1880- Page 9 #25 --Jessie Laird McIvor OMAND--[{'Moiegoe'?}] --

   parents: Malcolm OMAND/Elizabeth McIVOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  April 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Malcolm OMAND, Father.

1880- Page 9 #26 --James SINCLAIR--[Braehead] --

   {Unmarried} parents: James SINCLAIR,
Farmer/'Willehemina' RUSSELL, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: 'Willehemina' RUSSELL, Mother  -  James SINCLAIR, Father.


        {
NOTE: this birth register entry has a notation made to the left of it, a stamp which states,
            
'Paternity - See Reg[ister] of Cor[rected] Ent[rie]s  Vol.1 p.36' -- [I have viewed the
             referenced RCE, and the main section states,
'In an action relating to the paternity of
              
a male child, born at Braehead in the Island of South Ronaldshay in the County
               
of Orkney on the 22nd day of April 1880, at the instance of Williamina Russell,
                
residing at Braehead, Sandwick  South Ronaldshay, Orkney, Pursuer, against
                 
James Sinclair residing at Gera  South Ronaldshay, Defender.  The Sheriff
                  
Substitute of Caithness, Orkney and Shetland, at Kirkwall on the 3rd day
                   
of July 1883, found that the said child was the illegitimate child of the
                    
said James Sinclair.  1883 August 24th At South Ronaldshay, Wm. B.
                     
Swanson, Registrar']}
1880- Page 9 #27 --Benjamin Doull ROBERTSON--[Grutha] --

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

1880- Page 10 #28 --Duncan THOMSON--[Broll] --

   parents: James THOMSON/Betsy WALLS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  October 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on October 24th, 1878}
1880- Page 10 #29 --Thomas Hutton HEDDLE--['Public School House'] --

   parents: James HEDDLE/Isabella Hutton BAIKIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1862  November 25th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: James HEDDLE, Father.

1880- Page 10 #30 --Margaret NORQUAY--['Commons, South Ronaldshay'] --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Margaret GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  November 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John NORQUAY, Father.

1880- Page 11 #31 --James William Gunn DALTON--[Berriedale] --

   parents: James DALTON/Barbara GUNN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  May 26th  Hartford, America' -- 
    Informant: Barbara DALTON, Mother.

1880- Page 11 #32 --'Maggie' Wooldrage SPENCE--['New Bow', Burray] --

   parents: Nathaniel SPENCE/Christina LINKLATER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1869  December 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Christina SPENCE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1869 has their date of marriage as the 16th of December}
1880- Page 11 #33 --Elizabeth MOWAT--[Isbister] --

   parents: James MOWAT/Catherine LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  November 16th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James MOWAT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1878 has their date of marriage as the 14th of November}

1880- Page 12 #34 --Mary WALLS--[Upper Quoydam] --

   parents: James WALLS/Isabella NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  November 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James WALLS' mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1863 has their date of marriage as the 29th of December}
1880- Page 12 #35 --Mary Ann HENDERSON--['Staraley'] --

   parents: Sinclair HENDERSON/Mary McLEOD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  November 25th  Stornoway' -- 
    Informant: 'S.' HENDERSON, Father.

1880- Page 12 #36 --Ann Sinclair SCOTT--[Bankburn] --

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

1880- Page 13 #37 --Mary Ann NORQUAY--[Stews] --

   parents: Magnus Sinclair NORQUAY/Elizabeth Hossack ANDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  22d April  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Magnus S. NORQUAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1871 has their date of marriage as the 27th of April}

1880- Page 13 #38 --William CUMMING--['Sebastopol'] --

   parents: William CUMMING/Elizabeth SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  November 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William CUMMING, Father.

1880- Page 13 #39 --James HAY--[Quindry] --

   parents: Robert HAY/Catherine STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1856  October 22nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert C. HAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1856 has their date of marriage as the 23rd of October}

1880- Page 14 #40 --James DUNCAN--[Holland] --

   parents: James DUNCAN/Ann FORSYTH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  11th Jany.  Canisbay' -- 
    Informant: James DUNCAN, Father.

1880- Page 14 #41 --Jane Budge DUNCAN--[Holland] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret DUNCAN,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret DUNCAN's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, the mother, Margaret Duncan, was a daughter of James Duncan and
           his wife, Margaret Banks
}

1880- Page 14 #42 --Jessie Chalmers SCOTT--['Hill House', Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: William SCOTT,
Farm Servant/Sarah Ann WALLS, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Jane LINKLATER Wylie', Aunt.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Sarah Ann WALLS]

1880- Page 15 #43 --Penelope Ann SUMMERS--['Westgate Breda, Alford'] --

   parents: James Mackie SUMMERS/Barbara EDWARD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  May 8th  Tullynessle' -- 
    Informant: George EDWARD, Grandfather.

1880- Page 15 #44 --William SINCLAIR--['Little Dyke-End', 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}
1880- Page 15 #45 --Jessie Ann Petrie WYLIE--[Wart, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: 'Erick' WYLIE,
Fisherman/Betsy PETRIE -- 
    Informants: Betsy PETRIE, Mother  -  'Erick' WYLIE's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: Eric Wylie and Betsy Petrie later married on April 28th, 1881}

1880- Page 16 #46 --James Laird PARK--['Bow', Burray] --

   parents: Robert PARK/Mary Ann LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  January 21st  Burray' -- 
    Informant: Robert PARK, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1880 has their date of marriage as the 22nd of January}
1880- Page 16 #47 --Esther Ann Makinson BROWN--[Hallbreck] --

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

1880- Page 16 #48 --Isabella McKENZIE--[Station House] --

   parents: William McKENZIE/Isabella SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  November 20th  Hill House' -- 
    Informant: William 'McKINZIE', Father.

1880- Page 17 #49 --Elizabeth SINCLAIR--['Brechans'] --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Elizabeth NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1869  December 16th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Father.

1880- Page 17 #50 --Catherine Robertson ALLAN--['Ronalsvoe'] --

   parents: George ALLAN/Ann FLETT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1865  December 7th  Flotta' -- 
    Informant: George ALLAN, Father.

1880- Page 17 #51 --Jane DUNCAN--['Stonebrake', Burray] --

   parents: James 'Wm.' DUNCAN/Jane McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  July 4th  Stonebrake' -- 
    Informant: James W. DUNCAN, Father.

1880- Page 18 #52 --William Henry Gray MATHIESON--[Herston] --

   parents: William Henry Gray MATHIESON/Elizabeth Chalmers WALLS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  September 16th  {no placename given}' -- 
    Informant: William MATHIESON, Father.

1880- Page 18 #53 --James STEWART--['Hill, So. Parish'] --

   parents: James STEWART/Agnes Gordon BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  November 13th  Leith, Burray' -- 
    Informant: James STEWART, Father.

1880- Page 18 #54 --John Alexander SINCLAIR--['Myre, Widewall'] --

   parents: John Laughton SINCLAIR/Christina Wishart CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  March 6th  Widewall' -- 
    Informant: John L. SINCLAIR, Father.

1880- Page 19 #55 --Mary Helen CROMARTY--[Herston] --

   parents: John CROMARTY/Betsy 'Matheson' SPENCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  January 21st  {no placename given}' -- 
    Informant: John CROMARTY, Father.

1880- Page 19 #56 --Margaret 'NICOLSON'--['Roeberry, Hoxay'] --

   parents: Alexander 'NICOLSON'/Margaret PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  June 21st  St. Margaret's Hope' -- 
    Informant: Alexander 'NICOLSON', Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1871 has their date of marriage as the 22nd of June}
1880- Page 19 #57 --James NORQUAY- {twin} -- [Hillside] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret NORQUAY,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret NORQUAY's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Margaret Norquay later married William Berston on October 26th, 1882;
           according to that 1882 civil marriage register, William was noted as a 'Widower'
}

1880- Page 20 #58 --Jessie NORQUAY- {twin} -- [Hillside] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret NORQUAY,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret NORQUAY's mark, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Margaret Norquay later married William Berston on October 26th, 1882;
           according to that 1882 civil marriage register, William was noted as a 'Widower'
}
1880- Page 20 #59 --Elizabeth Wallace FLAWS--[Angle Cottage] --

   parents: James Heddle FLAWS/Barbara BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  November 20th  {no placename given}' -- 
    Informant: James Heddle FLAWS, Father.

1880- Page 20 #60 --John BUDGE--[Little Wart, Burray] --

   parents: George S. BUDGE/Ann ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  July 1st  Skerpie, Burray' -- 
    Informant: George BUDGE, Father.

1880- Page 21 #61 --Jessie Budge MOWAT--[Cleat, So. Parish] --

   parents: William MOWAT/Jessie BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  July 11th  Cleat, So. Parish' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Grandfather. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1872 has their date of marriage as the 18th of July}

1880- Page 21 #62 --James Simpson BRUCE--['Springbank'] --

   parents: John BRUCE/Elizabeth ESSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  November 14th  Springbank' -- 
    Informant: John BRUCE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1873 has their date of marriage as the 11th of December}
1880- Page 21 #63 --Margaret Petrie MUIR--['Shard', Sandwick] --

   parents: James MUIR/Catherine 'MATHESON' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  February 10th  Quoydam, Widewall' -- 
    Informant: James MUIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on February 10th, 1876}

1880- Page 22 #64 --Sinclair MANSON--[Cleat] --

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

1880- Page 22 #65 --'Annie' Mary Kennedy SUTHERLAND--[Knockhall] --

   parents: William SUTHERLAND/Jessie Cromarty ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  April 26th  {'Roeberry'?} Villa,
                                                                                             Ferry Road, N. Leith' -- 
    Informant: William SUTHERLAND, Father.

1880- Page 22 #66 --Elizabeth Barbara Jane ROSS--[Upper Faulds] --

   parents: William ROSS/Jessie K. WOOLRIDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  September 16th  Upper Faulds' -- 
    Informant: William ROSS, Father.

1880- Page 23 #67 --John THOMSON--[Quoynethers, Grimness] --

   parents: John THOMSON/Barbara THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  December 17th  Grimness' -- 
    Informant: John THOMSON, Father.

1880- Page 23 #68 --William 'Fredrick' Brown MAKINSON--[Claybraes] --

   parents: Henry MAKINSON/Barbara SWANSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  December 21st  Springbank' -- 
    Informant: Henry MAKINSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1870 has their date of marriage as the 1st of December}
1880- Page 23 #69 --Barbara Sutherland LINKLATER--[Brance, Grimness] --

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

1880- Page 24 #70 --William ANNAL--['Nether Lythes', EastSide] --

   parents: James ANNAL/Jane CHRISTIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  January 10th  Muckquoy' -- 
    Informant: James ANNAL, Father.