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1897
 

 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


1897- Page 1 #1 --Fanny Anderson HALCROW--['Stackabank', So. Parish] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1896} --

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

1897- Page 1 #2 --William Thomson DUNCAN--[Cleat, So. Parish] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1896} --

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

1897- Page 1 #3 --William Sutherland LOUTTIT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1897- Page 2 #4 --Catherine THOMSON--[New London, Grimness] --

   parents: Thomas THOMSON/Barbara DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  May 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Thomas THOMSON, Father.

1897- Page 2 #5 --Donald MATHIESON--[Dale, Widewall] --

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

1897- Page 2 #6 --Eric LAIRD--[Hunda] --

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

1897- Page 3 #7 --Clara Watt SMITH--[Manse, Burray] --

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

1897- Page 3 #8 --'Annie MacKay' MacKAY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: John Sutherland MacKAY/Margaret Jane 'Wallace GRANT' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  October 9th  Stronsay' -- 
    Informant: John S. MacKAY, Father.

1897- Page 3 #9 --Mary Isabella BROWN--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: James BROWN/Margaret Annal Thomson GUTCHER --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1896  February 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James BROWN, Father.

1897- Page 4 #10 --'Lizzie' LAIRD--['West Shore', Burray] --

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

1897- Page 4 #11 --Peter Sutherland DUNCAN--['West Shore', Burray] --

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

1897- Page 4 #12 --Ruth FLAWS--[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.

1897- Page 5 #13 --James Rosie BUDGE--[Cleat, So. Parish] --

   parents: David Lawson BUDGE/Mary Ann ROSIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  March 7th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: David L. BUDGE, Father.

1897- Page 5 #14 --Benjamin 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.

1897- Page 5 #15 --James Brown SCOTT--[Little South Cara, Grimness] --

   parents: James Berston SCOTT/'Lizzie' Helen Thomson BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  September 14th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James B. SCOTT, Father.

1897- Page 6 #16 --Mary Drummond TAYLOR--['Common', Burray] --

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

1897- Page 6 #17 --'Maggie' Leith GRAY--[Windwick, So. Parish] --

   parents: James GRAY/Margaret THOMSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1892  March 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James GRAY, Father.

1897- Page 6 #18 --Sinclair Mowat Nicholson WICK--[Widewall] --

   parents: William WICK/Mary Ann NICHOLSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1884  November 13th  Stromness' -- 
    Informant: William WICK, Father.

1897- Page 7 #19 --William Alexander SINCLAIR--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: William Alexander SINCLAIR/Fanny BROWN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  February 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'W. A.' SINCLAIR, Father.

1897- Page 7 #20 --Barbara Mary WARDS--[Hillhead, Burray] --

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

1897- Page 7 #21 --Donald 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.

1897- Page 8 #22 --James SINCLAIR--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1897- Page 8 #23 --Georgina WYLIE--['West Hill', Burray] --

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

1897- Page 8 #24 --Mabel Johnston CHAMBERS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: William Johnston CHAMBERS/Jemima Jessie LOUTTIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  December 24th  Edinburgh' -- 
    Informant: Jemima J. CHAMBERS, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: I have been unable to locate their marriage register entry in the Statutory Registers}
1897- Page 9 #25 --Allan Samuel THOMSON--[Oyce, Widewall] --

   parents: Samuel THOMSON/Maria Robertson ALLAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1892  December 27th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Samuel THOMSON, Father.

1897- Page 9 #26 --Jessie Sinclair DREVER--[Berriedale] --

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

1897- Page 9 #27 --Nora 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.

1897- Page 10 #28 --'Annie' Mary Louttit 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.

1897- Page 10 #29 --Jessie 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.

1897- Page 10 #30 --John Robert LAIRD--['West Shore', Burray] --

   parents: Andrew LAIRD/Robina JOHNSTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  September 24th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Andrew LAIRD, Father.

1897- Page 11 #31 --Isabella Wilson DEARNESS--['Renaber, Hoxay'] --

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

1897- Page 11 #32 --Jessie Elizabeth ROSIE--[Myre, Widewall] --

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

1897- Page 11 #33 --John Charles 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.

1897- Page 12 #34 --Barbara Isabella 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.

1897- Page 12 #35 --James 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.

1897- Page 12 #36 --Jessie 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.

1897- Page 13 #37 --Malcolm Dunnet GRAY--[Windwick, So. Parish] --

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

1897- Page 13 #38 --Elizabeth ROBERTSON--[Greenvale, Burray] --

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

1897- Page 13 #39 --Jemima Wards SINCLAIR--[Widewall] --

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

1897- Page 14 #40 --William Mitchell MARWICK--[Bankburn] --

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

1897- Page 14 #41 --David TAIT--[Cools, Sandwick] --

   parents: James TAIT/Mary Jane Tomison SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  November 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James TAIT, Father.

1897- Page 14 #42 --Andrew 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.

1897- Page 15 #43 --David NICHOLSON--['West Massater', So. Parish] --

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

1897- Page 15 #44 --Evelyn Farquharson WYLIE--['Sunnyside', Burray] --

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

1897- Page 15 #45 --Emily Florence Peach ANNAL--[Farewell] --

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

1897- Page 16 #46 --William Christie BRUCE--[Muckquoy, EastSide] --

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

1897- Page 16 #47 --'Ellen' NORQUAY--['West Hill', Burray] --

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

1897- Page 16 #48 --'Maggie Ellen' ROSIE--[Barswick, So. Parish] --

   parents: William Louttit ROSIE/'Ellen' SIMISON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  February 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William L. ROSIE, Father.

1897- Page 17 #49 --Isabella BUDGE--[Cleat, So. Parish] --

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

1897- Page 17 #50 --James 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.

1897- Page 17 #51 --Catherine Aitken THOMSON--[Academy, So. Parish] --

   parents: John THOMSON/Elizabeth LOUTTIT --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  December 21st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John THOMSON, Father.

1897- Page 18 #52 --Harry WARDS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Isabella Logie WARDS,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: Isabella L. WARDS, Mother.

1897- Page 18 #53 --Jane Annal MURRAY--[Windwick, So. Parish] --

   parents: James MURRAY/Jessie Annal DUNNET --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1897  November 4th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James MURRAY, Father.

1897- Page 18 #54 --Donald Harrold SWANNIE--[Castle, Grimness] --

   parents: David Reid SWANNIE/Elizabeth HARROLD --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1892  December 29th  London' -- 
    Informant: Catherine T. SWANNIE, Aunt.