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1895
 

 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


1895- Page 1 #1 --Catherine Gutcher DEARNESS--['Hoxay'] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1894} --

   parents: James DEARNESS/Margaret G. THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  December 4th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James DEARNESS, Father.

1895- Page 1 #2 --James William NORQUAY--['West Shore', Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1894} --

   parents: John Ross NORQUAY/Sinclairina A. BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1886  February 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John R. NORQUAY, Father.

1895- Page 1 #3 --'Jeannie' Tait HOURSTON--[Quoybanks, Widewall] --

   parents: Samuel HOURSTON/Wilhelmina TAIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  October 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Samuel HOURSTON, Father.

1895- Page 2 #4 --William Dunnet GRAY--[Windwick, So. Parish] --

   parents: William GRAY/Catherine DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  January 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William GRAY, Father.

1895- Page 2 #5 --Rosie Muir SPENCE--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John SPENCE/Jane Harcus TULLOCH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  November 17th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: 'Jn
o.' SPENCE, Father.

1895- Page 2 #6 --John COGLE--[Midtown, Herston] --

   parents: John Miller COGLE/Cecilia LOUTTIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  March 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John M. COGLE, Father.

1895- Page 3 #7 --Mary Ann GUTCHER--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James Taylor GUTCHER/Elizabeth Wright THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  April 26th  South Shields' -- 
    Informant: James T. GUTCHER, Father.

1895- Page 3 #8 --Andrew Alfred BANKS--[Smiddybanks] --

   parents: Henry Allan BANKS/Mary Ann TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  January 28th  Stromness' -- 
    Informant: Henry A. BANKS, Father.

1895- Page 3 #9 --James LAIRD--['West Shore', 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.

1895- Page 4 #10 --Cecilia Cogle CROMARTY--['Gossigair', So. Parish] --

   parents: Archibald CROMARTY/Elizabeth A. R. COGLE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1888  December 20th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'Arch
d.' CROMARTY, Father.
1895- Page 4 #11 --Peter Petrie SCOTT--['Quoyhorsitter'] --

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

1895- Page 4 #12 --James ANNAL--[Greenquoy, So. Parish] --

   parents: James ANNAL/Isabella SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  April 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James ANNAL, Father.

1895- Page 5 #13 --John OSBORNE--[Commons, Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: John OSBORNE,
Farm Servant/Agnes Sutherland TAYLOR, Dom. Servant -- 
    Informants: Agnes S. TAYLOR, Mother  -  John OSBORNE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Agnes Sutherland Taylor later married James Copland on April 2nd, 1896}

1895- Page 5 #14 --Mary Isabella MATHIESON--[Dale, Widewall] --

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

1895- Page 5 #15 --Mary BROWN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Malcolm Ross BROWN/Mary CHRISTIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  September 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'M. R.' BROWN, Father.

1895- Page 6 #16 --'Rosana' Thomson WYLIE--[Hilldyke, Burray] --

   parents: William WYLIE/'Annie' NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  March 31st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William WYLIE, Father.

1895- Page 6 #17 --James William SUTHERLAND--['Glenfield, Hoxay'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: James SUTHERLAND,
Fisherman/Elizabeth S. D. ESSON, Housekeeper -- 
    Informants: Elizabeth S. D. ESSON, Mother  -  James SUTHERLAND, Father. 
       {
NOTE: James Sutherland and Elizabeth Esson later married in 1910}

1895- Page 6 #18 --John NORQUAY--[Quoyeden, EastSide] --

   parents: Henry NORQUAY/Betsy CHRISTIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1881  February 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Henry NORQUAY, Father.

1895- Page 7 #19 --Andrew Banks WYLIE--['West Shore', Burray] --

   parents: William WYLIE/Barbara P. BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  March 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William WYLIE, Father.

1895- Page 7 #20 --Robert GUTHRIE--[Northside, Burray] --

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

1895- Page 7 #21 --John BERSTON--[Pool, Grimness] --

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

1895- Page 8 #22 --Charles Gilbert Maurice DUNCAN--[Cleat, So. Parish] --

   parents: John DUNCAN/Margaret THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  January 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John DUNCAN, Father.

1895- Page 8 #23 --Elizabeth Makinson MEIKLE--['Little Claybraes, Gairth'] --

   parents: Robert MEIKLE/Margaret Helen MAKINSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  September 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Henry MAKINSON, Grandfather.

1895- Page 8 #24 --John William LAIRD--['Old Quoy', Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Esther LAIRD,
Farm Servant -- 
    Informant: Esther LAIRD, Mother.

1895- Page 9 #25 --James Greig ROSIE--[Westermill, Burray] --

   parents: Donald ROSIE/Susan GREIG --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  July 31st  Aberdeen' -- 
    Informant: Donald ROSIE, Father.

1895- Page 9 #26 --Mary Isabella Norquay WALLS--[Widewall] --

   {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}
1895- Page 9 #27 --David SANDISON--[Knockdry, St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1895- Page 10 #28 --Gilbert THOMSON--[EastSide] --

   parents: Gilbert THOMSON/Ann CHRISTIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  April 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Ann THOMSON, Mother.

1895- Page 10 #29 --Andrew Banks WYLIE--['West Shore', Burray] --

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

1895- Page 10 #30 --William Rosie DEARNESS--['Bow, Hoxay'] --

   parents: Samuel DEARNESS/Elizabeth Laughton ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  January 26th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Samuel DEARNESS, Father.

1895- Page 11 #31 --Elizabeth 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.

1895- Page 11 #32 --Ernest John 'Whiteway' FLAWS--['Willowbank, St. Margaret's Hope'] --

   parents: James FLAWS/Helen Webster SIM --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  August 9th  Aberdeen' -- 
    Informant: James FLAWS, Father.

1895- Page 11 #33 --Jane Elizabeth WARDS--[Hillhead, Burray] --

   parents: John WARDS/Jane WYLIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  September 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WARDS, Father.

1895- Page 12 #34 --Jessie Cogle ANNAL--[Farewell] --

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

1895- Page 12 #35 --Arthur Edgar WYLIE--[Little Brake, Burray] --

   parents: James Laird WYLIE/Margaret ANDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  August 26th  North Leith' -- 
    Informant: Margaret WYLIE, Mother.

1895- Page 12 #36 --Margaret Cumming ROSIE--[Myre, Widewall] --

   parents: James Cromarty ROSIE/Thomasina NORQUAY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  February 22d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James C. ROSIE, Father.

1895- Page 13 #37 --James Omand WATT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: David WATT/Jane OMAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1887  July 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David WATT, Father.

1895- Page 13 #38 --Helen RENDALL--['Hoxay'] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {James SUTHERLAND}/Helen RENDALL,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Helen RENDALL, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Helen Rendall later died, unmarried, in 1942}


        {
NOTE: this birth register entry has a notation made to the left of it which states, 'Paternity
            
of Child found by Dec[ree] of Court - See Reg[ister] of Cor[rected] Entr[ie]s
             
Vol.1 p.80.  7th Nov. 1895' -- [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 female child born at Hoxa, in the Parish of South Ronaldshay [i]n the
                 
County of Orkney on the 5th day of July 1895, at [t]he instance of Helen
                  
Rendall, residing at Hoxa, in the [I]sland of South Ronaldshay and County
                   
of Orkney, Pursuer (sic) against James Sutherland, also residing at Hoxa,
                    
in the Island and County aforesaid, Defender (sic).  The Sheriff Substitute
                     
of Orkney at Kirkwall (sic)  on the 29th day of October 1895, found that
                      
the said Child was the Illegitimate child of the said James Sutherland.
                      
1895, November, 7th At South Ronaldshay, H. N. MacKenzie, Registrar']}
1895- Page 13 #39 --Mary Helen 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.

1895- Page 14 #40 --John DREVER--[Knockhall] --

   parents: Sinclair Walter DREVER/'Jeanie' Calder BAIKIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  December 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Sinclair W. DREVER, Father.

1895- Page 14 #41 --Jessie Annal MATCHES--[Quoyloo, So. Parish] --

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

1895- Page 14 #42 --'Ara-Bella' Simison ANNAL--[Serrigar] --

   parents: James ANNAL/'Ellen' TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  November 23d  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James ANNAL, Father.

1895- Page 15 #43 --Elizabeth Rosie NICHOLSON--['Mossater', So. Parish] --

   parents: David NICHOLSON/Elizabeth ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  December 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David NICHOLSON, Father.

1895- Page 15 #44 --James SPARK--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: George SPARK/Christina FRASER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1889  December 6th  Aberdeen' -- 
    Informant: 'C.' SPARK, Mother.

1895- Page 15 #45 --William LOUTTIT--[Hallbreck] --

   parents: William LOUTTIT/Catherine BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  November 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William LOUTTIT, Father.

1895- Page 16 #46 --Jane Mary Cruickshank SMITH--[West Peterculter] --

   parents: Henry SMITH/Maria Clara WATT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  September 7th  West Peterculter' -- 
    Informant: Henry SMITH, Father.

1895- Page 16 #47 --'Annie' Manson Baikie SINCLAIR--['Berridale'] --

   parents: Alexander SINCLAIR/'Annie' Manson BAIKIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  May 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'A.' BAIKIE, Grandfather.

1895- Page 16 #48 --Jane Horne SINCLAIR--[Widewall] --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Jessie WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  August 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William SINCLAIR, Father.

1895- Page 17 #49 --William Spence SUTHERLAND--[Quoydam, Widewall] --

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

1895- Page 17 #50 --Elizabeth Jane SINCLAIR--[Canton, Grimness] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Jane SINCLAIR,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Jane SINCLAIR, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, the mother, Jane Sinclair, was a daughter of James Sinclair and his wife,
           Elizabeth Norquay
}
1895- Page 17 #51 --William Neil Thomson MENZIES--[Schoolhouse, Widewall] --

   parents: David Douglas MENZIES/Alison Thomson KIRK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1892  November 24th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: David Douglas MENZIES, Father.

1895- Page 18 #52 --Violet 'Annie' Rosie KENNEDY--[Housebreck, Burray] --

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

1895- Page 18 #53 --Alexander WYLIE--[Standing Stone, Burray] --

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

1895- Page 18 #54 --Percy Weldon {'Macenally'?} JOHNSTON--['Ourigair', Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Mary Ann JOHNSTON,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Mary Ann JOHNSTON, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, Mary Ann Johnston later married George P. Hermiston in 1901}
1895- Page 19 #55 --Catherine WYLIE--[Pole, Burray] --

   parents: John WYLIE/Catherine BANKS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  December 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WYLIE, Father.

1895- Page 19 #56 --William 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.

1895- Page 19 #57 --Margaret Sinclair BUDGE--[Cleat, So. Parish] --

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

1895- Page 20 #58 --Winifred Henrietta SUTHERLAND--[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.

1895- Page 20 #59 --John Sinclair BRUCE--[{'St. Margaret's Hope'?}] --

   parents: James BRUCE/Sarah Ann CALDER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  July 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James BRUCE, Father.

1895- Page 20 #60 --'Maggie' Jane THOMSON--[Crook, So. Parish] --

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

1895- Page 21 #61 --James TOMISON--[Howatoft, EastSide] --

   parents: James TOMISON/Jessie MacDONALD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  January 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James TOMISON, Father.

1895- Page 21 #62 --'Maggie' Baikie SWANNIE--[Starilie, Grimness] --

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

1895- Page 21 #63 --John SINCLAIR--[Braeland, EastSide] --

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Margaret SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1883  December 6th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John SINCLAIR, Father.