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1889
 

 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


1889- Page 1 #1 --Robert NORQUAY--[Little Stews, EastSide] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1888} --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Margaret 'GOODSIR' --
        {
record has Margaret 'GOODSIR' as the mother, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the mother should be Margaret GUTCHER
}

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

1889- Page 1 #2 --Jessie Dunnet SINCLAIR--[Windwick] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1888} --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Mary SPENCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  January  York Factory, America' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Father.

1889- Page 1 #3 --Janet LAIRD--[Westshore, Burray] --

   parents: William LAIRD/Mary KENNEDY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  January 22nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William LAIRD, Father.

1889- Page 2 #4 --Thomas Duncan BRUCE--['Hoxay'] --

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

1889- Page 2 #5 --William 'Fredrick' DUNNET--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John Bruce DUNNET/Elizabeth NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  December 22nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John B. DUNNET, Father.

1889- Page 2 #6 --Jessie Campbell ROSIE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1889- Page 3 #7 --Margaret MacFIE--['Quindrie'] --

   parents: Isaac MacFIE/Helen NOWLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  June  Thurso' -- 
    Informant: Isaac MacFIE's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: I have been unable to locate their marriage register entry in the Statutory Registers}

1889- Page 3 #8 --George LAIRD--['Netherfaulds', Burray] --

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

1889- Page 3 #9 --Margaret Jane GILMOUR--[Academy, So. Parish] --

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

1889- Page 4 #10 --James Leith DAINWOOD--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Benjamin DAINWOOD/Jessie TULLOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  March 5th  Canongate, Edinburgh' -- 
    Informant: Jessie DAINWOOD, Mother.

1889- Page 4 #11 --Mary Barbara WOOLDRAGE--['Hoxay'] --

   parents: John WOOLDRAGE/Mary Barbara BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  March 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WOOLDRAGE, Father.

1889- Page 4 #12 --George 'CUSITER'--['Lochmailing', So. Parish] --

   parents: Thomas 'CUSITER'/Margaret BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  October 24 
(sic)  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Thomas 'CUSITER', Father.

1889- Page 5 #13 --Sarah Alexanderina 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.

1889- Page 5 #14 --Jessie ROBERTSON--[Widewall] --

   parents: Robert ROBERTSON/Elizabeth SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  June 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert ROBERTSON, Father.

1889- Page 5 #15 --Catherine '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, J
r.', Father.

1889- Page 6 #16 --Mary Ann Rosie MOWAT--[Isbister, So. Parish] --

   parents: James MOWAT/Jessie BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  January 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James MOWAT, Father.

1889- Page 6 #17 --John MATCHES--['East Cleat', So. Parish] --

   parents: John MATCHES/Jane BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  June 25th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John MATCHES, Father.

1889- Page 6 #18 --Williamina Henderson LAIRD--['Phillidelph'  (sic), Burray] --

   parents: William LAIRD/Joanna Sinclair HENDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  February 1st  Canisbay' -- 
    Informant: 'William LAIRD, J
r.', Father.
1889- Page 7 #19 --John William BROWN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Hugh Petrie BROWN/Margaret IRVINE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  January 24th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Hugh P. BROWN, Father.

1889- Page 7 #20 --John 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.

1889- Page 7 #21 --George SUTHERLAND--[Quoydam, Widewall] --

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

1889- Page 8 #22 --James MOWAT--[Serrigar, Sandwick] --

   parents: William MOWAT/Jessie McIVER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  March 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William MOWAT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1883 has their date of marriage as the 22nd of March}
1889- Page 8 #23 --James ESSON--[Widewall] --

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

1889- Page 8 #24 --Janet 'Mabon' BROWN--[Hallbreck] --

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

1889- Page 9 #25 --John 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.

1889- Page 9 #26 --William Tomison Rosie 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.

1889- Page 9 #27 --Robert Anderson TAIT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John Smith TAIT/Elizabeth SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  July 13th  Walls' -- 
    Informant: John S. TAIT, Father.

1889- Page 10 #28 --Samuel Wylie SUTHERLAND--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1889- Page 10 #29 --Isabella THOMSON--[Lochend, So. Parish] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Catherine THOMSON,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Cathrine' THOMSON, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Catherine Thomson later died, unmarried, in 1917}

1889- Page 10 #30 --James McKenzie 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.

1889- Page 11 #31 --Ida Jane GOW--[Sunnybank, Sandwick] --

   parents: James Tait GOW/Elizabeth MOWAT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  July 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James T. GOW, Father.

1889- Page 11 #32 --John MATHIESON--['Whistlebrae', EastSide] --

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

1889- Page 11 #33 --Mary Ann KIRKNESS--[Hillfield, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 12 #34 --Robert WYLIE--[Westshore, Burray] --

   parents: William WYLIE/Mary Ann BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  July 4th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William WYLIE, Father.

1889- Page 12 #35 --Margaret Campbell Sutherland SINCLAIR--['Lurday', Burray] --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Betsy SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  October 6th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Esther SINCLAIR, Sister.

1889- Page 12 #36 --Archibald CROMARTY--['Gossigair', So. Parish] --

   parents: Archibald CROMARTY/Elizabeth Ann Rosie COGLE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  December 20th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Arch
d.' CROMARTY, Father.
1889- Page 13 #37 --John BUDGE--[Holland, So. Parish] --

   {Unmarried} parents: John BUDGE,
Seaman/Catherine Thomson ROSIE, Domestic Servant -- 
    Informants: Catherine T. ROSIE, Mother  -  John BUDGE's mark, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Catherine Thomson Rosie later died, unmarried, in 1947}

1889- Page 13 #38 --John Cromarty RUSSELL--['Westsherd', Sandwick] --

   parents: James RUSSELL/Catherine CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  December 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James RUSSELL, Father.

1889- Page 13 #39 --Alexander SUTHERLAND--[Lurdy, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 14 #40 --'Lizzie' Jane ROSIE--['Kirkiehill Cottage', Sandwick] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Helen Brown ROSIE,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Helen B. ROSIE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Helen B. Rosie later married William M. Brown in 1902}
1889- Page 14 #41 --Jessie Jane DOULL--[Cara, Grimness] --

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

1889- Page 14 #42 --William SINCLAIR--['Mugar', Sandwick] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Elizabeth SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  December 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Isaac G. SINCLAIR, Grandfather.

1889- Page 15 #43 --James GUTCHER--[Gunnerhill, So. Parish] --

   parents: George GUTCHER/Sinclair Anderson ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  January 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James GUTCHER, Grandfather.

1889- Page 15 #44 --William Scott DASS--[Quoy, Widewall] --

   parents: John DASS/'Johan' SCOTT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  July 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John DASS, Father.

1889- Page 15 #45 --'Johanna' SUTHERLAND- {twin} -- [Skerpie, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 16 #46 --'Bessie' Anderson SUTHERLAND- {twin} -- [Skerpie, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 16 #47 --Lauchlan McDOUGALL--['Castlehill, Olrig'] --

   parents: Malcolm McDOUGALL/'Johan' CHARLESON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  June 6th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: 'Johan' McDOUGALL, Mother.

1889- Page 16 #48 --Mary Jane DUNNET--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: William DUNNET/Margaret ESSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  April 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William DUNNET, Father.

1889- Page 17 #49 --James DUNNET--['Cletts', EastSide] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Mary Bruce DUNNET,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Mary Bruce DUNNET, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Bruce Dunnet later married John Walls in 1905}

1889- Page 17 #50 --John MATHIESON--[Shore, Sandwick] --

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

1889- Page 17 #51 --Arthur William BALDWIN--['U. P. Manse, St. Margaret's Hope'] --

   parents: William BALDWIN/Mary Helen INGRAM --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  January 25th  Alnwick' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm.' BALDWIN, Father.

1889- Page 18 #52 --'May' Campbell TAYLOR--[Commons, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 18 #53 --Ann Gutcher CROMARTY--[Farewell] --

   parents: Alexander CROMARTY/Margaret ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  March 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Alexander CROMARTY, Father.

1889- Page 18 #54 --Annabella Margaret GROAT--[Lower Newbigging, Widewall] --

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

1889- Page 19 #55 --William WYLIE--[Newhouse, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 19 #56 --Christina Ross GUTHRIE--[Burray] --

   parents: Thomas GUTHRIE/Ann PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  November 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Thomas GUTHRIE, Father.

1889- Page 19 #57 --Mary 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.

1889- Page 20 #58 --Ann Rosie THOMSON--[Academy, So. Parish] --

   parents: William THOMSON/'Annie' THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  February 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William THOMSON, Father.

1889- Page 20 #59 --William 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.

1889- Page 20 #60 --Charles Gordon Downie FORBES--['Manse of St. Marys, South Parish'] --

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

1889- Page 21 #61 --John LAIRD--[Hunda] --

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

1889- Page 21 #62 --Margaret Ross McDONALD--[Westshore, Burray] --

   parents: Peter McDONALD/Jessie CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  March 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Jessie McDONALD, Mother.

1889- Page 21 #63 --William MacKAY--['Starlie', Grimness] --

   parents: Charles MacKAY/Margaret LAUGHTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  November 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Charles MacKAY, Father.

1889- Page 22 #64 --'Annie' Banks SANDISON--[Knockdry] --

   parents: David SANDISON/Mary GUNN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1872  March 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David SANDISON, Father.

1889- Page 22 #65 --William BUDGE--[Cleat, So. Parish] --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Margaret Ann McIver NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  January 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Father.

1889- Page 22 #66 --Christina Tulloch MOWAT--[Smithy, So. Parish] --

   parents: Donald MOWAT/Williamina SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  February 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Donald MOWAT, Father.

1889- Page 23 #67 --Eric NORQUAY--[Braehead, EastSide] --

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

1889- Page 23 #68 --Mary Jane ANNAL--[Grimness] --

   parents: James ANNAL/Mary McKENZIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  November 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James ANNAL, Father.

1889- Page 23 #69 --Elizabeth Helen MUIR--[Sandwick] --

   parents: Robert MUIR/Ann ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  March 16th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert MUIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1870 has their date of marriage as the 17th of March}

1889- Page 24 #70 --'Maggie' Rosie WYLIE--[Standing Stone, Burray] --

   parents: John WYLIE/Helen ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  February 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WYLIE, Father.

1889- Page 24 #71 --John Nicholson SCOTT--['Quoyhorsiter'] --

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

1889- Page 24 #72 --John Robert STEWART--[Westshore, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 25 #73 --Williamina DUNCAN--[Westshore, Burray] --

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

1889- Page 25 #74 --'Lizzie' Ann Henderson WATERS--['Gairth'] --

   parents: James Sinclair WATERS/Ann NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  June 6th  Flotta, Walls' -- 
    Informant: James S. WATERS, Father.

1889- Page 25 #75 --'Andrewina' Kennedy WARDS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John WARDS/Catherine Laird BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1878  November 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WARDS, Father.

1889- Page 26 #76 --George MILNE--[Cools, Sandwick] --

   parents: George MILNE/Jessie TAIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  December 20th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George MILNE, Father.

1889- Page 26 #77 --Peter PETRIE--[Burray] --

   parents: James PETRIE/Eliza NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  March 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James PETRIE, Father.