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1887
 

 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


1887- Page 1 #1 --Barbara Brock MAKINSON--[Claybraes] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1886} --

   parents: Henry MAKINSON/Barbara SWANSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  December 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Henry MAKINSON, Father.

1887- Page 1 #2 --John OMAND--['Quindrie'] --

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

1887- Page 1 #3 --Elizabeth Campbell GOW--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1886} --

   parents: William GOW/Catherine McKAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  December 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William GOW, Father.

1887- Page 2 #4 --George ROBERTSON--[Grutha] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1886} --

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

1887- Page 2 #5 --Peter KIRKNESS--[Burray] --

   parents: Donald KIRKNESS/Jane LAIRD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  February 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Donald KIRKNESS, Father.

1887- Page 2 #6 --John Cogle ANNAL--[Newbigging, Widewall] --

   parents: James ANNAL/Agnes Duncan COGLE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  April 15th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James ANNAL, Father.

1887- Page 3 #7 --Jane Gunn CUMMING--[So. Parish] --

   parents: Robert CUMMING/Mary Cromarty ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  February 25th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert CUMMING, Father.

1887- Page 3 #8 --Donald Laird Banks PARK--[Bruntland, Burray] --

   parents: James PARK/Mary Reid NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  December 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James PARK, Father.

1887- Page 3 #9 --Thomas Alexander DUNCAN--['Habrake', Widewall] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jane DUNCAN,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Andrew DUNCAN, Grandfather. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, the mother, Jane Duncan, was a daughter of Andrew Duncan
           and his wife, Catherine Thomson
}

1887- Page 4 #10 --Alexander Flett GUTCHER--[Gunnerhill, So. Parish] --

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

1887- Page 4 #11 --John MOWAT--[Serrigar, Sandwick] --

   parents: William MOWAT/Jessie McIVER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  March 22nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William MOWAT, Father.

1887- Page 4 #12 --Alexander LAIRD--['Bow', Burray] --

   parents: Alexander Sutherland LAIRD/Mary Ann WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  September 30 
(sic)  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Alexander S. LAIRD, Father.

1887- Page 5 #13 --James ANNAL--[Herston] --

   parents: Peter ANNAL/Ann 'Watters' RYRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  February 22nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Peter ANNAL, Father.

1887- Page 5 #14 --Peter SWANNIE--[Cara, Grimness] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Barbara Taylor SWANNIE,
Dom. Serv. -- 
    Informant: Peter SWANNIE, Grandfather. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Barbara Taylor Swannie later died, unmarried, in 1932}
1887- Page 5 #15 --James Budge GOW--[Hottit, Grimness] --

   parents: John GOW/'Jean' BUDGE --
        {
record has 'Jean' as the mother's first name, but I believe this was a usage of one of her
            middle names.  By my research, she was born 'Catharine Jane McKay BUDGE', and at
             her marriage, she was 'Catherine Jane BUDGE'
}

       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  January 9th  Leith' -- 
    Informant: James BUDGE, Grandfather. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1882 has their date of marriage as the 13th of January}

1887- Page 6 #16 --John WARDS--[Dykend, EastSide] --

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

1887- Page 6 #17 --'Annie' Jane BUDGE--[Mosshouse, Burray] --

   parents: John BUDGE/Betsy McKay WYLIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  April 23rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John BUDGE, Father.

1887- Page 6 #18 --James Alexander GUNN--[Herston] --

   parents: James GUNN/Christina MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  January 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James GUNN, Father.

1887- Page 7 #19 --'Sibella' Duncan GUNN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James Flaws GUNN/Jessie Levack DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  November 24th  South Ronaldshay  
(sic)' -- 
    Informant: James F. GUNN, Father.

1887- Page 7 #20 --Robert Wilson FORBES--['Manse, St. Mary's'] --

   parents: James FORBES/Mary TOUGH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  August 17th  Aberdeen' -- 
    Informant: 'Jas:' FORBES, Father.

1887- Page 7 #21 --'Maggie' Matches Nicholson SCOTT--['Quoyhorsiter'] --

   parents: James SCOTT/Margaret NICHOLSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  August 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SCOTT, Father.

1887- Page 8 #22 --John William SUTHERLAND--['Lurday', Burray] --

   parents: Magnus Knight SUTHERLAND/'Maggie' Laird WOOLDRAGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  November 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Magnus K. SUTHERLAND, Father.

1887- Page 8 #23 --Mary Ann Norquay LAIRD--[Hunda] --

   parents: James LAIRD/Catherine NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  December 4th  Flotta, Walls' -- 
    Informant: James LAIRD, Father.

1887- Page 8 #24 --James SPENCE--[Cools, Sandwick] --

   {Unmarried} parents: James SPENCE,
Fisherman/Elizabeth TAIT, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Eli[z]abeth TAIT, Mother  -  James SPENCE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: James Spence and Elizabeth Tait later married on January 27th, 1898;
           according to that 1898 civil marriage register, James was noted as a 'Widower'
}
1887- Page 9 #25 --William John GILMOUR--[Academy, So. Parish] --

   parents: John GILMOUR/Jane Aitken THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  August 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John GILMOUR, Father.

1887- Page 9 #26 --Catherine Russell ROSIE--['Westsherd', Sandwick] --

   parents: William ROSIE/Barbara RUSSELL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  September 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William ROSIE, Father.

1887- Page 9 #27 --Peter ESSON--[Widewall] --

   parents: Peter ESSON/Ann HARROLD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  April 3rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Peter ESSON, Father.

1887- Page 10 #28 --Margaret Elizabeth SINCLAIR--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Margaret MILLAR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  December 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John SINCLAIR, Father.

1887- Page 10 #29 --Jemima Leith SUTHERLAND--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1887- Page 10 #30 --'Maggie' Agnes WOOLDRAGE--[Housebreck, Burray] --

   parents: William Park WOOLDRAGE/Sarah KENNEDY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  January 20th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr.' KENNEDY, Grandfather.

1887- Page 11 #31 --'Maggie' Helen MANSON--[Grimness] --

   parents: Alexander MANSON/Helen THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  December 4th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Alexander MANSON, Father.

1887- Page 11 #32 --Jessie Jane Leith THOMSON--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Gilbert THOMSON/Catherine Cromarty ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  December 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert THOMSON, Father.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Catherine Cromarty ANNAL]

1887- Page 11 #33 --Alexander LYALL--['Upper Heatherbreck', Widewall] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Catherine LYALL,
'Farm Labourer' -- 
    Informant: Catherine LYALL, Mother.

1887- Page 12 #34 --Catherine DOULL--['Station Cara', Grimness] --

   parents: Benjamin DOULL/Catherine Knarston RITCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  January 9th  Rackwick, Hoy' -- 
    Informant: 'B.' DOULL, Father.

1887- Page 12 #35 --James SINCLAIR--[Little Dykend, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Catherine SINCLAIR,
Herring Gutter -- 
    Informant: Margaret SINCLAIR's mark, Grandmother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Catherine Sinclair later died, unmarried, in 1944}

1887- Page 12 #36 --Margaret WALLS--[Sebay, Herston] --

   parents: Peter WALLS/Harriet Smith Budge McKENZIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  April 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Peter WALLS, Father.

1887- Page 13 #37 --Peter ALLAN--[Westshore, Burray] --

   parents: Peter ALLAN/Jessie Heddle ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  January 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Peter ALLAN, Father.

1887- Page 13 #38 --William ANDERSON--[Nearhouse, Burray] --

   parents: John ANDERSON/Betsy WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  November 23rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John ANDERSON, Father.

1887- Page 13 #39 --Catherine Jessie Jane MATHIESON--['Whistlebrae', EastSide] --

   parents: David MATHIESON/Catherine ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  November 5th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David MATHIESON, Father.

1887- Page 14 #40 --James CUMMING--[Links, Sandwick] --

   parents: James CUMMING/Maria Brown TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  September 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James CUMMING, Father.

1887- Page 14 #41 --Williamina LAIRD--[Faulds, Burray] --

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

1887- Page 14 #42 --George Johnston MOWAT--[Serrigar, Sandwick] --

   parents: James MOWAT/'Maggie' JOHNSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  December 9th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James MOWAT, Father.

1887- Page 15 #43 --Albert SUTHERLAND--[Skerpie, Burray] --

   parents: John Kenneth SUTHERLAND/'Annie' Banks SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1879  February 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John K. SUTHERLAND, Father.

1887- Page 15 #44 --Andrew ROBERTSON--[Greenvale, Burray] --

   parents: James ROBERTSON/'Magna' Helen MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  July 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James ROBERTSON, Father.

1887- Page 15 #45 --Mary Isabella Brown CROMARTY--[South Cara, Grimness] --

   parents: James CROMARTY/Mary BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  December 16th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James CROMARTY, Father.

1887- Page 16 #46 --William James Tough 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}
1887- Page 16 #47 --Andrew LAIRD--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {Andrew WARDS}/Mary LAIRD,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Mary LAIRD, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Laird later married Andrew Wards on December 12th, 1895}


        {
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.58' -- [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 action relating to the paternity of a Male child, born at The Commons
                
in the Island of Burray in the County of Orkney on the 6th day of July 1887,
                 
[at] the instance of Mary Laird residing at Westshore in the Island of Burray
                  
aforesaid, Pursuer, [ag]ainst Andrew Wards son of Donald Wards (word?)
                   
residing at Hillside in the said Island of [Bu]rray and County aforesaid,
                    
Defender.  [T]he Sheriff Substitute of Caithness, Orkney and [S]hetland
                     
at Kirkwall on the 16th day of December [18]90 found that the Said
                      
Child was the [i]llegitimate child of the said Andrew Wards.  1890
                       
December 19th At South Ronaldshay, Wm. B. Swanson, Registrar']}

1887- Page 16 #48 --Jane Elizabeth 'Goodsir' GROAT--[Hools, Widewall] --

   parents: Isaac GROAT/Jane Taylor 'GOODSIR' --
        {
record has Jane Taylor 'GOODSIR' as the mother, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the mother should be Jane Taylor GUTCHER
}

       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  February 3rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Isaac GROAT, Father.

1887- Page 17 #49 --John HAY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Robert HAY/Barbara Stewart TULLOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  August 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert HAY, Father.

1887- Page 17 #50 --James SINCLAIR--[Shoreside, Grimness] --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Annabella McKENZIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  November 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Father.

1887- Page 17 #51 --Alexander SUTHERLAND--[Millhouse, Burray] --

   parents: Andrew SUTHERLAND/Margaret ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1863  February 5th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Andrew SUTHERLAND, Father.

1887- Page 18 #52 --George PARK--[Taftnica, Burray] --

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

1887- Page 18 #53 --John Scott DASS--[Widewall] --

   {Unmarried} parents: John DASS,
Fisherman/'Johan' SCOTT, Farm Servant -- 
    Informants: 'Johan' SCOTT, Mother  -  John DASS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: John Dass and 'Johan' Scott later married on July 19th, 1888}

1887- Page 18 #54 --Catherine Walls ALEXANDER--['Quindrie'] --

   parents: Kenneth 'Watters' ALEXANDER/Williamina PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  September 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Kenneth W. ALEXANDER, Father.

1887- Page 19 #55 --Elizabeth HALCROW--[Barswick] --

   parents: John HALCROW/Mary Jane ANDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  December 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John HALCROW, Father.

1887- Page 19 #56 --Georgina Groat MATHIESON--[Sandwick] --

   parents: Donald Sutherland MATHIESON/Elizabeth ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  February 3rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm. S.' ROSIE, Grandfather.

1887- Page 19 #57 --Alexander WYLIE--[Newhouse, Burray] --

   parents: John WYLIE/Mary BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  February 5th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WYLIE, Father.

1887- Page 20 #58 --John William KENNEDY--[Housebreck, Burray] --

   parents: Alexander KENNEDY/Sarah ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  November 30th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr. KENNEDY, J
r.', Father.
1887- Page 20 #59 --Alexander Hossack SINCLAIR--[Kirkhouse, EastSide] --

   parents: Alexander Hossack SINCLAIR/Barbara TAIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  November 26th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'A. H.' SINCLAIR, Father.

1887- Page 20 #60 --James SIMPSON--[So. Parish] --

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

1887- Page 21 #61 --Fanny Brown LAIRD--['Bow', Burray] --

   parents: Andrew LAIRD/Isabella Cromarty BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1880  December 9th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'And
w.' LAIRD, Father.

1887- Page 21 #62 --John Kennedy ALLAN--['Tafts', Burray] --

   parents: John ALLAN/Mary NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  October 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John ALLAN, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1882 has their date of marriage as the 26th of October}
1887- Page 21 #63 --Robert Bichan WARDS--[Commons, Burray] --

   parents: James WARDS/'May' BICHAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  November 24th  Deerness' -- 
    Informant: James WARDS, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on December 6th, 1883}

1887- Page 22 #64 --Margaret Kirkness ESSON--[Blanster] --

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

1887- Page 22 #65 --William Dearness NORQUAY--[Braehead, EastSide] --

   parents: William Dearness NORQUAY/Barbara Seatter NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  January 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm. D.' NORQUAY, Father.

1887- Page 22 #66 --Jessie Park WOOLDRAGE--[Taftnica, Burray] --

   parents: Robert Park WOOLDRAGE/Margaret SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  May 24th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert P. WOOLDRAGE, Father.

1887- Page 23 #67 --John McKAY--[Millhouse, Burray] --

   parents: John McKAY/Jessie SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  December 23rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John McKAY, Father.

1887- Page 23 #68 --Alexander THOMSON--['Quoynethes', Grimness] --

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

1887- Page 23 #69 --James MARWICK--[Bankburn] --

   parents: John MARWICK/Mary MITCHELL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  March 11th  Shapinsay' -- 
    Informant: John MARWICK, Father.

1887- Page 24 #70 --John William WYLIE--[Westshore, Burray] --

   parents: Eric WYLIE/Betsy PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  April 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Eric WYLIE's mark, Father.

1887- Page 24 #71 --William Alfred ROSIE--[Slap, Burray] --

   parents: James ROSIE/Catherine PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  January 9th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Gavin PETRIE, Grandfather. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on January 9th, 1883}

1887- Page 24 #72 --Margaret Ann Sinclair LAIRD--[Tillydelph, Burray] --

   parents: William LAIRD/Joanna Sinclair HENDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  February 1st  Canisbay' -- 
    Informant: William LAIRD, Father.

1887- Page 25 #73 --John George GROAT--[Widewall] --

   parents: George GROAT/Jane DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  November 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George GROAT, Father.

1887- Page 25 #74 --Peter Miller ROUSAY--['Hallbrake, St. Margaret's Hope'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Peter Miller ROUSAY,
House Carpenter/Christina BROWN, Dress Maker -- 
    Informants: Christina BROWN, Mother  -  Peter M. ROUSAY, Father. 
       {
NOTE: Peter Miller Rousay and Christina Brown later married on January 12th, 1888}
1887- Page 25 #75 --Oman Duncan THOMSON--['Greystone', So. Parish] --

   parents: Robert THOMSON/Catherine DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1864  February 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert THOMSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1864 has their date of marriage as the 25th of February}

1887- Page 26 #76 --Arabella GRAY--[Greenvale, So. Parish] --

   parents: Francis GRAY/Jessie Sutherland ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  February 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Francis GRAY, Father.