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1855
    - source: FHL film #103477-

 NOTE:  The 1855 Civil Registration included the information of the Deceased's birthplace,
 but subsequent years of the civil registration for deaths did not include this information.
 As a result, assume that most of the Deceased persons shown on this particular
 web page were born on South Ronaldsay or Burray, unless otherwise indicated.


   ADDENDUM: Further death information provided by the 1855 Civil Registration

YEAR - Page No. - Entry No. - Name of Deceased - Place of Death - Age at Death  
Marital Status - Parents of Deceased - Informant of Death


1855- Page 1 #1 --Barbara HALCRO--['Island of Swannay'/age 78] --
   {Barbara was born on 'Island of Swannay'} -- 
    Single --

   parents: John HALCRO/Barbara BROWN -- 
    Informant: 'John ROSIE, Son - illegitimate'.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John HALCRO, Barbara BROWN]

1855- Page 1 #2 --(female) DUNCAN--[Herston/age '-- hrs.'] -- 
    {infant} --

   parents: John DUNCAN/Elizabeth THOMSON -- 
    Informant: John DUNCAN, Father.

1855- Page 1 #3 --Helen (FORBES) Harper--[Grimness/age 55] --
   {Helen was born in Caithness} -- 
    Married to David HARPER --

   parents: William FORBES/Helen SUTHERLAND -- 
    Informant: Thomas SWANNIE, Neighbor.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William FORBES, Helen SUTHERLAND]

1855- Page 2 #4 --(male) BERSTON--[North Cara/age '-- hrs.'] -- 
    {infant} --

   parents: Peter BERSTON/Betsy HAROLD -- 
    Informant: Peter BERSTON, Father.

1855- Page 2 #5 --Barbara (TAYLOR) Thomson--[EastSide/age 77] -- 
    Widow of Andrew THOMSON --

   parents: John TAYLOR/Jean DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: James 'CROMARTIE', Brother in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John TAYLOR, Jean DUNCAN]

1855- Page 2 #6 --John CROMARTY--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 90] -- 
    Married to 'Catharine' CORRIGAL --

   parents: Magnus CROMARTY/Isabella HALCRO -- 
    Informant: Magnus CROMARTY, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Magnus CROMARTY, Isabella HALCRO]

1855- Page 3 #7 --Isabella CROMARTY--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 6] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: John CROMARTY/Jessie WARDS -- 
    Informant: John CROMARTY, Father.

1855- Page 3 #8 --Betsy (MOUAT) Robertson--[Grimness/age 81] -- 
    Widow of James ROBERTSON --

   parents: John MOUAT/Barbara CROMARTY -- 
    Informant: James ROBERTSON, Grandson.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John MOUAT, Barbara CROMARTY]

1855- Page 3 #9 --David WARDS--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 76] -- 
    Widower of Isabella CRUTER --

   parents: Robert WARDS/Jean CROMARTY -- 
    Informant: David WARDS, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Robert WARDS, Jean CROMARTY]

1855- Page 4 #10 --Jane (CALDER) Gunn--[So. Parish/age 84] --
   {Jane was born in Watten, Caithness} -- 
    Widow of John GUNN--

   parents: Alexander CALDER/Elizabeth SUTHERLAND -- 
    Informant: 'Marquis' GUNN, Grandson.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Alexander CALDER, Elizabeth SUTHERLAND]

1855- Page 4 #11 --Robert TAIT--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 47] -- 
    Married to Barbara ROSIE --

   parents: Robert TAIT/Mary LAUGHTON -- 
    Informant: John LAUGHTON, 1st Cousin.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Robert TAIT]

1855- Page 4 #12 --Eliza MOUAT--[EastSide/age 8 mos.] -- 
    {infant} --

   parents: James MOUAT/Margaret DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: James MOUAT, Father.

1855- Page 5 #13 --'Catharine' (WINNICK) Brown--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 87] -- 
    Widow of Edward BROWN --

   parents: William WINNICK/Margaret DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: James BROWN, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William WINNICK, Margaret DUNCAN]

1855- Page 5 #14 --'Catharine' (CORRIGAL) Cromarty--[St. Margt.'s Hope/age 77] -- 
    Widow of John CROMARTY --

   parents: Adam CORRIGAL/Barbara SINCLAIR -- 
    Informant: Magnus CROMARTY, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Adam CORRIGAL, Barbara SINCLAIR]

1855- Page 5 #15 --William CUMMING--['Pentland Skerry'/age 3- 1/2] --
   {William was born on Tiree} -- 
    {child} --

   parents: William CUMMING/Euphemia CRAWFORD -- 
    Informant: William CUMMING, Father.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Euphemia CRAWFORD]

1855- Page 6 #16 --Elizabeth Gunn THOMSON--[So. Parish/age 3] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: John THOMSON/'Catharine' SINCLAIR -- 
    Informant: John THOMSON, Brother.

1855- Page 6 #17 --John WARDS--[Burray/age 63] --
   {John was born on Stroma} -- 
    Widower of Mary LAIRD --

   parents: Donald WARDS/Nelly BOWER -- 
    Informant: Donald WARDS, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Donald WARDS, Nelly BOWER]

1855- Page 6 #18 --John RUSSELL--['Hoxay'/age 69] -- 
    Married to Ann ROBERTSON --

   parents: John RUSSELL/'Jannet' BARNET -- 
    Informant: John RUSSELL, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John RUSSELL, 'Jannet' BARNET]

1855- Page 7 #19 --Elizabeth SINCLAIR--[Windwick/age 11] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: John SINCLAIR/Barbara WISHART -- 
    Informant: William GRAY, Relation.

1855- Page 7 #20 --Margaret KNIGHT--['Purgator'/age 86] -- 
    Single --

   parents: Donald KNIGHT/Barbara BANKS -- 
    Informant: George LINKLATER, Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Donald KNIGHT, Barbara BANKS]

1855- Page 7 #21 --James LAUGHTON--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 73] -- 
    Single --

   parents: William LAUGHTON/'Curstan' TAIT -- 
    Informant: Gilbert LAUGHTON, Brother.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William LAUGHTON, 'Curstan' TAIT]

1855- Page 8 #22 --Peter PETRIE--['Windbrake'/age 80] -- 
    Widower of Clementina ALLAN --

   parents: Andrew PETRIE/Margaret SUTHERLAND -- 
    Informant: William PETRIE, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Andrew PETRIE, Margaret SUTHERLAND]

1855- Page 8 #23 --Elizabeth (McIVER) 'Cummin'--[So. Parish/age 31] -- 
    Married to William CUMMING --

   parents: Sinclair McIVER/Elizabeth THOMSON -- 
    Informant: William CUMMING, Spouse.

1855- Page 8 #24 --John SUTHERLAND--[Farewell/age 35] -- 
    Married to Ann GOW--

   parents: John SUTHERLAND/Betsy RORIE -- 
    Informant: Peter SUTHERLAND, Brother.

1855- Page 9 #25 --Alexander ALLAN--[Herston/age 4] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Alexander ALLAN/Sarah DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: Alexander ALLAN, Father.

1855- Page 9 #26 --Mary DASS--[EastSide/age 6 mos.] -- 
    {infant} --

   parents: John DASS/Christina LAIRD -- 
    Informant: John DASS, Father.

1855- Page 9 #27 --Peter BERSTON--['Between Copinshay & Holm Sound'/age 33] -- 
    Married to Elizabeth HARROLD --

   parents: James BERSTON/Helen WALLS -- 
    Informant: Donald HARROLD, Brother in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James BERSTON, Helen WALLS]

1855- Page 10 #28 --Magnus KNIGHT--['Between Copinshay & Holm Sound'/age 22] -- 
    Married to Ann THOMSON --

   parents: James KNIGHT/Esther LAIRD -- 
    Informant: James KNIGHT, Father.

1855- Page 10 #29 --James SINCLAIR--['Between Copinshay & Holm Sound'/age 47] -- 
    Married to Barbara CALDER --

   parents: James SINCLAIR/Isabella WARDS -- 
    Informant: James SINCLAIR, Son.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Isabella WARDS]

1855- Page 10 #30 --James TAYLOR--['Between Copinshay & Holm Sound'/age 47] -- 
    Married to 'Jannet' BREMNER --

   parents: David TAYLOR/'Catharine' CHALMERS -- 
    Informant: George CAMPBELL, Stepson.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: David TAYLOR]

1855- Page 11 #31 --Margaret (WOOD) Bremner--[Burray/age 90] --
   {Margaret was born in Freswick} -- 
    Widow of David BREMNER --

   parents: William WOOD/Barbara BREMNER -- 
    Informant: George CAMPBELL, Grandson.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William WOOD, Barbara BREMNER]

1855- Page 11 #32 --Robert SCOTT--[Widewall/age 54] --
   {Robert was born in 'Rendal'} -- 
    Single --

   parents: James SCOTT/Jane DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: Robert THOMSON, Brother in law.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Jane DUNCAN]

1855- Page 11 #33 --Elizabeth (GROAT) Thomson--[Widewall/age 85] -- 
    Widow of Robert THOMSON --

   parents: John GROAT/Jane TAYLOR -- 
    Informant: Robert THOMSON, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John GROAT, Jane TAYLOR]

1855- Page 12 #34 --John GUNN--[Barswick/age 20] -- 
    Single --

   parents: 'Marquis' GUNN/'Jannet' THOMSON -- 
    Informant: 'Marquis' GUNN, Brother.

1855- Page 12 #35 --Thomas BUDGE--[So. Parish/age 4- 1/2] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella BUDGE -- 
    Informant: Gilbert BUDGE, Father.

1855- Page 12 #36 --James TAYLOR--[Grimness/age 41] -- 
    Married to Mary Ann HAYS --

   parents: James TAYLOR/Jane ROBERTSON -- 
    Informant: Archibald TAYLOR, Brother.

1855- Page 13 #37 --John ANNAL--[EastSide/age 46] -- 
    Married to Charlotte GROAT --

   parents: Alexander ANNAL/Isabella LOUTTIT -- 
    Informant: James ANNAL, Brother.

1855- Page 13 #38 --'May' (LOUTTIT) Rosie--[Herston/age 82] -- 
    Married to Maurice ROSIE --

   parents: James LOUTTIT/Betsy BUDGE -- 
    Informant: James DUNCAN, Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James LOUTTIT, Betsy BUDGE]