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1892
 

 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


1892- Page 1 #1 --'Lizzie' Mary LOUTTIT--['Gairth'] -- {note: actually born in Nov. 1891} --

   {Unmarried} parents: William Sutherland LOUTTIT/Jane Struthers Louttit MEIKLEJOHN,
Dress Maker -- 
    Informants: Jane S. L. MEIKLEJOHN, Mother  -  William S. LOUTTIT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jane S. L. Meiklejohn later married Johnston Leslie in 1911;
           according to that 1911 civil marriage register, Johnston was noted as a 'Widower'
}


        {
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.69' -- [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 female Child born at Gairth in the
                
Island of [S]outh Ronaldshay in the County of Orkney [o]n or about the
                 
26th day of November 1891, [a]t the instance of Jeannie Meiklejohn
                  
presently [re]siding at Gairth  St. Margaret's Hope in the [Is]land of
                   
South Ronaldshay and County of [O]rkney, Pursuer, against William
                    
Louttit  Farm [Se]rvant presently residing at Stone Park in [th]e said
                     
Island of South Ronaldshay and County aforesaid, Defender.  The
                      
Sheriff [S]ubstitute of Caithness Orkney and Shetland [at] Kirkwall,
                       
on the 16th day of May 1893 found that [the] said Child was the
                        
Illegitimate Child of the said [W]illiam Louttit.  1893 May 24th
                         
At South Ronaldshay, Wm. B. Swanson, Registrar']}

1892- Page 1 #2 --William Sinclair MOWAT--[So. Parish] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1891} --

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

1892- Page 1 #3 --Isabella Young SWANNIE--[Grimness] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1891} --

   parents: Peter SWANNIE/Elizabeth PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  November 23rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Isaac PARK, Grandfather.

1892- Page 2 #4 --James SUTHERLAND--['Lurday', Burray] --

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

1892- Page 2 #5 --Annabella MacKAY--[Grimness] --

   parents: William MacKAY/'Maggie' McKENZIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  September 22nd  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Uncle.

1892- Page 2 #6 --John Robert WALLS--[Widewall] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1891} --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jemima WALLS,
'Farm Labourer' -- 
    Informant: Isabella WALLS' mark, Grandmother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jemima Walls later died, unmarried, in 1936}
1892- Page 3 #7 --Peter Allan GUTHRIE--[Northside, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 3 #8 --Peter ANNAL--['Lythes', EastSide] --

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

1892- Page 3 #9 --John Hugh LAIRD--[Faulds, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 4 #10 --Thomas TAIT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John Smith TAIT/Elizabeth Shearer SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1876  July 10th  Walls' -- 
    Informant: John S. TAIT, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1876 has their date of marriage as the 13th of July}
1892- Page 4 #11 --John Robert NORQUAY--[Inkerman, Grimness] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Robina Walls NORQUAY,
Dom. Servant -- 
    Informant: Robina W. NORQUAY, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Robina Walls Norquay later married James Pringle in 1910; the
           signatures of both parties are viewable in that 1910 marriage register [in Edinburgh],
            and Robina signed her name as 'Ruby Norquay'
}

1892- Page 4 #12 --'Maggie' TULLOCH--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James TULLOCH/Margaret SIMPSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  May 4th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James TULLOCH, Father.

1892- Page 5 #13 --James Sutherland 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.

1892- Page 5 #14 --Peter Linklater MATCHES--[Quoyloo, So. Parish] --

   parents: James MATCHES/Jessie Annal LINKLATER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  November 23rd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James MATCHES, Father.

1892- Page 5 #15 --James BERSTON--[Pool, Grimness] --

   parents: William BERSTON/Margaret NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  October 26th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William BERSTON, Father.

1892- Page 6 #16 --George Johnston Duncan SINCLAIR--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Margaret CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  January 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Father.

1892- Page 6 #17 --'Raymound' Charles 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}

1892- Page 6 #18 --'Lizzie' Jane Taylor SUTHERLAND--['Hill, Berridale'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jessie SUTHERLAND,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Jessie SUTHERLAND, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Jessie Sutherland later died, unmarried, on March 2nd, 1899}
1892- Page 7 #19 --John Rendall KNIGHT--[Viewforth, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 7 #20 --'Maggie' Jane LOUTTIT--[Flaws, So. Parish] --

   {Unmarried} parents: James LOUTTIT,
Farm Manager/'Jeannie' DUNCAN, Farmer's Daughter -- 
    Informants: 'Jeannie' DUNCAN, Mother  -  'James LOUTTIT, J
r.', Father. 
       {
NOTE: James Louttit and 'Jeannie'/{Jane} Duncan later married in 1901}
1892- Page 7 #21 --Margaret STEWART--[Hall of Linklater, So. Parish] --

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

1892- Page 8 #22 --Malcolm McDOUGALL--['Castlehill, Olrig'] --

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

1892- Page 8 #23 --'Maggie CUSITER'--[Glebe, So. Parish] --

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

1892- Page 8 #24 --Margaret Olivia SUMMERS--['Schoolhouse, Burray'] --

   parents: James 'McKay' SUMMERS/Barbara EDWARD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1874  May 8th  Tullynessle' -- 
    Informant: 'J. M.' SUMMERS, Father.

1892- Page 9 #25 --Jessie Jane WOOLDRAGE--[Burray] --

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

1892- Page 9 #26 --Jane Sutherland HALCROW--['Stackabank', So. Parish] --

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

1892- Page 9 #27 --Sinclair WYLIE--[Westshore, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 10 #28 --William SINCLAIR--[Dykend, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Margaret SINCLAIR,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Margaret SINCLAIR's mark, Grandmother.

1892- Page 10 #29 --'Annie' Bain 'Mathews' 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.

1892- Page 10 #30 --Eric LAIRD--[Westshore, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 11 #31 --William WYLIE--[Commons, Burray] --

   parents: Robert WYLIE/Mary WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1875  December 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James B. DUNCAN, Neighbor.

1892- Page 11 #32 --John William ANDERSON--[Commons, Burray] --

   parents: Thomas ANDERSON/Jemima LOW --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  December 10th  St. Andrews' -- 
    Informant: Samuel ANDERSON, Grandfather.

1892- Page 11 #33 --Mary Ann BUDGE--[Cellardyke, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 12 #34 --William LAIRD--[Hunda] --

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

1892- Page 12 #35 --Andrew Petrie WYLIE--['Common', Burray] --

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

1892- Page 12 #36 --James ANNAL--['Stonepark'] --

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

1892- Page 13 #37 --Jane SINCLAIR--['Hallbrake'] --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/'Maggie' TAIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  August 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Father.

1892- Page 13 #38 --James JOHNSTON--['Cletts', EastSide] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Donald JOHNSTON,
Farm Servant/Mary Bruce 'DUNNETT', Farm Servant -- 
    Informants: Mary B. 'DUNNETT', Mother  -  Donald JOHNSTON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Bruce Dunnet later married John Walls in 1905}
1892- Page 13 #39 --William CUMMING--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Charlotte CUMMING,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Charlotte' CUMMING's mark, 'Grandmother'. 
        {
record has 'Charlotte' CUMMING as the grandmother, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the grandmother's first name should be Catherine: her maiden
             name was Hourston -- she was married to John Cumming
}

1892- Page 14 #40 --Mary Banks CROMARTY--[Sandwick House, Sandwick] --

   parents: Robert CROMARTY/Violet Pringle Taylor BUDGE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  September 18th  South Leith' -- 
    Informant: Robert CROMARTY, Father.

1892- Page 14 #41 --Isabella CUMMING- {twin} -- ['Stonehall', So. Parish] --

   parents: Robert CUMMING/Mary Cromarty ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  February 25th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert CUMMING, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on February 25th, 1886}

1892- Page 14 #42 --Harriet CUMMING- {twin} -- ['Stonehall', So. Parish] --

   parents: Robert CUMMING/Mary Cromarty ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  February 25th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert CUMMING, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register states that their marriage took place on February 25th, 1886}
1892- Page 15 #43 --Christina Laird DASS--[Widewall] --

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

1892- Page 15 #44 --David Manson Cormack BAIKIE--['Berridale'] --

   parents: Alexander BAIKIE/Elizabeth DOULL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1871  19th October  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'A.' BAIKIE, Father.

1892- Page 15 #45 --John ESSON--['Gairth'] --

   parents: John ESSON/Barbara Taylor 'previously Thomson' BERSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  June 12th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John ESSON, Father.

1892- Page 16 #46 --Margaret DEARNESS--['Hoxay Head'] --

   parents: James DEARNESS/Margaret Gray THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  December 4th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'James DEARNESS, Jun
r.', Father.
1892- Page 16 #47 --Sinclair Thomson SIMPSON--[Ballgreen] --

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

1892- Page 16 #48 --Jessie McDONALD--[Westshore, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 17 #49 --Thomas 'Howitt' McDONALD--[Viewfield, St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James McDONALD/Margaret STEWART --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1877  March 31st  London' -- 
    Informant: James McDONALD, Father. 
       {
NOTE: per Cathy Wagner's research, their date of marriage was the 30th of March, in London}

1892- Page 17 #50 --'Rosara' JOHNSTON--['Ourigair', Burray] --

   parents: David JOHNSTON/Barbara ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1870  December 22nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David 'JOHNSON', Father.

1892- Page 17 #51 --Hugh TAYLOR--[Widewall] --

   parents: Hugh TAYLOR/'Annie' MILLER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  November 27th  Olrig' -- 
    Informant: Hugh TAYLOR, Father.

1892- Page 18 #52 --John MATHIESON--[Dale, Widewall] --

   parents: John MATHIESON/Alexanderina WALLS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  February 6th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John MATHIESON, Father.

1892- Page 18 #53 --Robert Anderson SINCLAIR--[Grimness] --

   {Unmarried} parents: Robert Anderson SINCLAIR,
Fisherman/Mary Ann NORQUAY, Farm Serv. -- 
    Informants: Mary Ann NORQUAY, Mother  -  Robert A. SINCLAIR, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Robert A. Sinclair and Mary Ann Norquay later married on November 28th, 1895}

1892- Page 18 #54 --Maria Jane PETRIE--[Burray] --

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

1892- Page 19 #55 --Thomas TAYLOR--[Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {Thomas ALLAN}/Eliza TAYLOR,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Eliza TAYLOR, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Eliza Taylor later died, unmarried, in 1958}


        {
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.70' -- [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 [bo]rn at the Commons
                
Burray in the County of Orkney [on] the 9th day of September 1892, at the
                 
instance of Eliza [Ta]ylor daughter of and residing with Robert Taylor [at th]e
                  
Commons in the Island of Burray and County [of] Orkney, Pursuer against
                   
Thomas Lumsden or Allan commonly known as Thomas Allan or Thomas
                    
[Ri]chard Allan son of and residing with Miss Allan [at] the farm of Fea in
                     
the Parish of St. Ola and said County of Orkney, Defender.  The Sheriff
                      
Substitute (sic)  [of] Caithness, Orkney and Shetland at Kirkwall [on] the
                       
31st day of May 1893 found that the said [chi]ld was the Illegitimate
                        
Child of the said Thomas Allan or Thomas Richard Allan.  1893 June
                         
22nd At South Ronaldshay, Wm. B. Swanson, Registrar']}

1892- Page 19 #56 --Donald Sutherland MATHIESON--['Clodyhall', Sandwick] --

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

1892- Page 19 #57 --Margaret 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.

1892- Page 20 #58 --James Hugh MacKENZIE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Hugh Niven MacKENZIE/Mary SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  December 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'H. N.' MacKENZIE, Father.

1892- Page 20 #59 --Daisy Alexandra LAIRD--[Westshore, Burray] --

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

1892- Page 20 #60 --John DUNCAN--['How', Grimness] --

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

1892- Page 21 #61 --Jane Elizabeth Johnston MOWAT--['Waddell', Burray] --

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

1892- Page 21 #62 --John KENNEDY--[Housebreck, Burray] --

   parents: Alexander KENNEDY/Sarah ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  November 30th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr.' KENNEDY, Father.

1892- Page 21 #63 --Barbara McKay TAYLOR--[Dykend, Burray] --

   parents: John Sutherland TAYLOR/'Ellen' ROSS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  November 24th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John S. TAYLOR, Father.

1892- Page 22 #64 --Robert GUNN--[Herston] --

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

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James GUNN]

1892- Page 22 #65 --Charles Nicholson SCOTT--['Quoyhorsitter'] --

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