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1898
 

 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


1898- Page 1 #1 --Janet Manson SPENCE--['West Hill', Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Nov. 1897} --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Catherine SPENCE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: 'Cathrine' SPENCE, Mother. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, 'Cathrine' Spence later married Samuel Wylie in 1905;
           according to that 1905 civil marriage register, Samuel was noted as a 'Widower'
}

1898- Page 1 #2 --Margaret Duncan WYLIE--['West Shore', Burray] --

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

1898- Page 1 #3 --Alexander Robertson BRUCE--['West Hill', Burray] --
                                                                       {note: actually born in Dec. 1897} --

   parents: James BRUCE/'Annie' ROBERTSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  December 21st  Latheron' -- 
    Informant: James BRUCE, Father.

1898- Page 2 #4 --Isabella Bruce WYLIE--[Newhouse, Burray] --

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

1898- Page 2 #5 --Elizabeth KENNEDY--[Housebreck, Burray] --

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

1898- Page 2 #6 --George Gutcher ANNAL--[Balaclava, Grimness] --

   parents: William ANNAL/Elizabeth WILSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  July 20th  Providence Rhode Island  U.S.A.' -- 
    Informant: William ANNAL, Father.

1898- Page 3 #7 --John NORQUAY--[Hill, Berriedale] --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Annabella DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1897  September 9th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John NORQUAY, Father.

1898- Page 3 #8 --James COPLAND--['West Hill', Burray] --

   parents: James COPLAND/Agnes Sutherland TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1896  April 2nd  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James COPLAND, Father.

1898- Page 3 #9 --'Anna' Jane DUNCAN--[Gill, Ronaldsvoe] --

   parents: Thomas Peden DUNCAN/Elizabeth Jane DUNCAN --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1896  November 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Thomas P. DUNCAN, Father.

1898- Page 4 #10 --Samuel Anderson GUTHRIE--[North Side, Burray] --

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

1898- Page 4 #11 --James Park SWANNIE--[Starilie, Grimness] --

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

1898- Page 4 #12 --John David CORMACK--['Schoolhouse, Grimness'] --

   parents: David Manson CORMACK/Margaret TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  August 21st  Inverness' -- 
    Informant: 'D. M.' CORMACK, Father.

1898- Page 5 #13 --Elizabeth Annal SINCLAIR--[Braeland, EastSide] --

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

1898- Page 5 #14 --Mary DEARNESS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents: Archibald DEARNESS/Catherine Laughton LEITH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  January 26th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Archibald DEARNESS, Father.

1898- Page 5 #15 --Mary Banks Brown WARDS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1898- Page 6 #16 --James LOUTTIT--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

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

1898- Page 6 #17 --Walter SINCLAIR--['Sorquoy', EastSide] --

   parents: Walter SINCLAIR/Jane Sabiston LEARMONTH --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  December 19th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Walter SINCLAIR, Father.

1898- Page 6 #18 --Rognvald Alexander THOMSON--[Quoys, So. Parish] --

   parents: William Alexander THOMSON/Emma LAUGHTON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  July 18th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: 'W. A.' THOMSON, Father.

1898- Page 7 #19 --Robert Heddle ROSS--['West Shore', Burray] --

   parents: James ROSS/Margaret Sutherland WALLS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1898  January 13th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James ROSS, Father.

1898- Page 7 #20 --Magnus Baikie Louttit DEARNESS--['How', Hoxa] --

   parents: Robert DEARNESS/Jemima 'NORQUOY' --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1885  March 26th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Robert DEARNESS, Father.

1898- Page 7 #21 --Robert Muir HENDERSON--['Shaird, Widewall'] --

   parents: William Leith HENDERSON/Jane EUNSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  February 21st  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: 'Wm. L.' HENDERSON, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1893 has their date of marriage as the 23rd of February}

1898- Page 8 #22 --Sarah Jane LOUTTIT--[Midtown, Herston] --

   parents: William LOUTTIT/'Jeannie' Taylor ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1898  February 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William LOUTTIT, Father.

1898- Page 8 #23 --Richard 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.

1898- Page 8 #24 --Margaret BRUCE--[Swartaquoy, Hoxa] --

   parents: William Laughton BRUCE/Ann SWANSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1873  November 29th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William L. BRUCE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1873 has their date of marriage as the 27th of November}
1898- Page 9 #25 --James Banks BRUCE--[Leith, Burray] --

   parents: James Banks BRUCE/Helen WARDS --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  October 11th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James B. BRUCE, Father.

1898- Page 9 #26 --Barbara Ada Duncan CUMMING--[Sutherland, Burray] --

   parents: James CUMMING/Elizabeth PARK --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1882  December 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James CUMMING, Father.

1898- Page 9 #27 --James Berston SCOTT--[Little South Cara, Grimness] --

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

1898- Page 10 #28 --Williamina 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.

1898- Page 10 #29 --Jessie Sinclair LAIRD--[Ourequoy, Burray] --

   parents: Eric LAIRD/Ann Heddle SINCLAIR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1896  December 31st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Eric LAIRD, Father.

1898- Page 10 #30 --Gordon Sutherland WYLIE--['West Shore', Burray] --

   parents: James Laird WYLIE/Margaret ANDERSON --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1890  August 20th  Leith' -- 
    Informant: James L. WYLIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: their civil marriage register in 1890 has their date of marriage as the 26th of August}
1898- Page 11 #31 --Peter WYLIE--['Springs', Burray] --

   parents: John WYLIE/Elizabeth TAYLOR --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1895  December 26th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John WYLIE, Father.

1898- Page 11 #32 --Thomas Gutcher 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.

1898- Page 11 #33 --Mary Jane Renton McDONALD--[EastSide] --

   parents: William McDONALD/Jessie McGuffie BRUCE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  December 28th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: Jessie M. McDONALD, Mother.

1898- Page 12 #34 --Evelyn BUDGE--[Millhouse, Burray] --

   parents: William Duncan BUDGE/Grace MacDonald SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1894  June 26th  Oban' -- 
    Informant: Eric SUTHERLAND, Grandfather.

1898- Page 12 #35 --'Lizzie' Jane Rosie DEARNESS--['Bow, Hoxa'] --

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

1898- Page 12 #36 --'Maggie' Jane RYRIE--['West Hill', Burray] --

   {Unmarried} parents: William RYRIE,
Farm Servant/'Maggie' Jane SINCLAIR, Dom. Servant -- 
    Informants: 'Maggie' J. SINCLAIR, Mother  -  William RYRIE, Father. 
       {
NOTE: by my research, 'Maggie' Jane Sinclair later married Frank Ryrie on February 3rd, 1899}
1898- Page 13 #37 --Mary 'Malcolmina' Brown THOMSON--[EastSide] --

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

1898- Page 13 #38 --James NORQUAY--[Stews, EastSide] --

   parents: James NORQUAY/Margaret Ann Elizabeth ANNAL --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1893  November 16th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: James NORQUAY, Father.

1898- Page 13 #39 --William 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.

1898- Page 14 #40 --William DUNCAN--[Ladypark, So. Parish] --

   parents: John DUNCAN/Ann CROMARTY --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1896  December 17th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: John DUNCAN, Father.

1898- Page 14 #41 --Mary Ann Roy 'JOHNSTONE'--['Springs', Burray] --

   parents: John 'JOHNSTONE'/Mary WYLIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1896  November 12th  Kirkwall' -- 
    Informant: John 'JOHNSTONE', Father.

1898- Page 14 #42 --Herbert Malcolm 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.

1898- Page 15 #43 --George William NORQUAY--['Lyrowell', Widewall] --

   parents: George 'Goodsir' NORQUAY/Margaret Cormack RYRIE --
        {
record has 'Goodsir' as the father's middle name, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the middle name should be Gutcher
}

       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1891  December 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George G. NORQUAY, Father.

1898- Page 15 #44 --Euphemia DASS--[Brain, EastSide] --

   parents: William DASS/Euphemia PETRIE --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1892  November 1st  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: William DASS, Father.

1898- Page 15 #45 --John KENNEDY--['Bow', Burray] --

   parents: George Seatter KENNEDY/Betsy SUTHERLAND --
       date/place of parents' marriage, if given: '1898  March 10th  South Ronaldshay' -- 
    Informant: George S. KENNEDY, Father.