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1878
 

 NOTE: The death 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 Deceased - Place of Death - Age at Death  
Marital Status - Parents of Deceased - Informant of Death


1878- Page 1 #1 --Peter ROSIE--[Westermill, Burray/age 46] -- 
    Married to Ann 'COUPER' --

   parents: Donald ROSIE/Margaret BALLANTYNE -- 
    Informant: David JOHNSTON, Brother in law.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Donald ROSIE]

1878- Page 1 #2 --William Sinclair WARDS--[North Side, Burray/age 16 mos.] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Donald WARDS/Mary Christie SINCLAIR -- 
    Informant: Donald WARDS, Father.

1878- Page 1 #3 --David COOPER--[Gillietrang, Burray/age 21] -- 
    Single --

   parents: John COOPER/Ann 'COUSITER' -- 
    Informant: 'John COOPER Junior', Brother.

1878- Page 2 #4 --'Ellen' TAYLOR--['Scoose'/age 85] -- 
    Single --

   parents: Alexander TAYLOR/Elizabeth GUTHRIE -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr.' THOMSON, Nephew.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Alexander TAYLOR, Elizabeth GUTHRIE]

1878- Page 2 #5 --James BRUCE--['Swartequoy'/age 79] -- 
    Married to Barbara TAYLOR --

   parents: James BRUCE/'Hellen' LINKLATER -- 
    Informant: William BRUCE, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James BRUCE, 'Hellen' LINKLATER]

1878- Page 2 #6 --Donald PEACE--[Burray/age 9 mos.] -- 
    {infant} --

   parents: James PEACE/Mary Ann GUTHRIE -- 
    Informant: John GUTHRIE, Cousin.

1878- Page 3 #7 --Barbara 'Dundas' PARK--['Little ness', Burray/age 6] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Matthew PARK/Sinclair ANDERSON -- 
    Informant: George PARK, Uncle.

1878- Page 3 #8 --Mary Jane BANKS--[Westshore, Burray/age 3] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Andrew BANKS/Jane PARK -- 
    Informant: James BANKS, Uncle.

1878- Page 3 #9 --Margaret ROSIE--[Holland/age 56] -- 
    Single --

   parents: Edward ROSIE/Catherine THOMSON -- 
    Informant: James ROSIE, Brother.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Edward ROSIE, Catherine THOMSON]

1878- Page 4 #10 --Alexander TAYLOR--[Stensigar/age 94] -- 
    Widower of Cecilia CROMARTY --

   parents: Andrew TAYLOR/Jane ROSIE -- 
    Informant: William SIMISON, Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Andrew TAYLOR, Jane ROSIE]

1878- Page 4 #11 --Margaret BANKS--[Westshore, Burray/age 16 mos.] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Andrew BANKS/Jane PARK -- 
    Informant: James BANKS, Uncle.

1878- Page 4 #12 --Mary Ann (GUTHRIE) Peace--[Burray/age 35] -- 
    Married to James PEACE --

   parents: Laing GUTHRIE/Catherine ROBERTSON -- 
    Informant: John GUTHRIE, Cousin.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Laing GUTHRIE]

1878- Page 5 #13 --John Robert BUDGE--['Quarries of Hoxay'/age 5] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella WILSON -- 
    Informant: George L. BUDGE, Brother.

1878- Page 5 #14 --James BUDGE--['Quarries of Hoxay'/age 16] -- 
    Single --

   parents: Gilbert BUDGE/Isabella WILSON -- 
    Informant: George L. BUDGE, Brother.

1878- Page 5 #15 --Jane Cromarty (GROUNDWATER) Laughton--[Muckquoy/age 98] -- 
    Widow of James LAUGHTON --

   parents: John GROUNDWATER/Jane SPENCE -- 
    Informant: Samuel CHRISTIE, Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John GROUNDWATER, Jane SPENCE]

1878- Page 6 #16 --Janet (CORMACK) Harrold--['New Starlie'/age 80] -- 
    Widow of Donald HARROLD --

   parents: Alexander CORMACK/'Janet' SPENCE --
        {
record has 'Janet' SPENCE as the mother, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the mother should be Elizabeth SPENCE
}

    Informant: Robert LAUGHTON's mark, Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Alexander CORMACK, 'Janet' SPENCE]

1878- Page 6 #17 --Betsy (SMITH) Norquay--[So. Ronaldsay/age 53] -- 
    Married to Samuel NORQUAY --

   {Unmarried} parents: 'William' SMITH/Betsy DUNNET,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: William CUMMING, Neighbor.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Betsy DUNNET]

1878- Page 6 #18 --Jane STEWART--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 4] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Robert STEWART/Margaret Ross CROMARTY -- 
    Informant: John SINCLAIR, Inmate.

1878- Page 7 #19 --Betsy (RORIE) Sutherland--['Ayre of Hoxay'/age 87] -- 
    Widow of John SUTHERLAND --

   parents: William RORIE/Barbara BROWN -- 
    Informant: Peter SUTHERLAND, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William RORIE, Barbara BROWN]

1878- Page 7 #20 --James ROSIE--[Myre/age 30] -- 
    Single --

   parents: James ROSIE/Barbara CROMARTY -- 
    Informant: Andrew SMITH, Neighbor.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James ROSIE, Barbara CROMARTY]

1878- Page 7 #21 --Barbara TOMISON--['Howtoft'/age 65] -- 
    Single --

   parents: John TOMISON/Barbara NORQUAY -- 
    Informant: James TOMISON, Brother.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John TOMISON, Barbara NORQUAY]

1878- Page 8 #22 --Barbara (BUDGE) Duncan--[Starilie/age 44] -- 
    Widow of Daniel DUNCAN --

   parents: James BUDGE/Jane HALCRO -- 
    Informant: James BUDGE, Brother.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James BUDGE, Jane HALCRO]

1878- Page 8 #23 --Margaret (SUTHERLAND) Laird--[Chapelhouse, Burray/age 75] -- 
    Widow of James LAIRD --

   parents: James SUTHERLAND/Christina REID -- 
    Informant: John GUTHRIE, Neighbor.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James SUTHERLAND, Christina REID]

1878- Page 8 #24 --William REID--[Pentland Skerries/age 10] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Patrick Ewing REID/Sarah SUTHERLAND -- 
    Informant: John B. ALLAN, Neighbor.

1878- Page 9 #25 --Margaret (BUDGE) Matches--['Ossquoy'/age 87] -- 
    Widow of John MATCHES --

   parents: James BUDGE/Janet DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: James MATCHES, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James BUDGE, Janet DUNCAN]

1878- Page 9 #26 --Alfred Allan Spence REID--[Pentland Skerries/age 3 mos.] -- 
    {infant} --

   parents: Patrick Ewing REID/Sarah SUTHERLAND -- 
    Informant: John B. ALLAN, Neighbor.

1878- Page 9 #27 --Isabella (NORQUAY) Allan--[Herston/age 91] -- 
    Married to Edward ALLAN --

   parents: 'John' NORQUAY/'Isabella' HALCRO --
        {
record has 'John' and 'Isabella' as her parents' first names, but by my research, the
            names of this Isabella's parents were 'William' NORQUAY and 'Margaret' HALCRO
}

    Informant: John LINKLATER, Nephew.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: 'John' NORQUAY, 'Isabella' HALCRO]

1878- Page 10 #28 --William BANKS--['Smiddy Banks'/age 37] -- 
    Single --

   parents: James BANKS/Eliza ALLAN -- 
    Informant: Henry A. BANKS, Brother.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James BANKS]

1878- Page 10 #29 --Malcolm WALLACE--[Ferryhouse/age 82] -- 
    Married to Elizabeth THOMSON --

   parents: James WALLACE/Barbara HEWISON -- 
    Informant: Robert WALLACE, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James WALLACE, Barbara HEWISON]

1878- Page 10 #30 --John Fraser HOWIE--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 29] -- 
    Married to Margaret BRASS --

   parents: James HOWIE/Isabella FRASER -- 
    Informant: John DEARNESS, Occupier.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James HOURIE]

1878- Page 11 #31 --Jessie Christina DUNNET--['Netherbreck'/age 20] -- 
    Single --

   parents: James DUNNET/Jessie BRUCE -- 
    Informant: John SINCLAIR, Cousin.

1878- Page 11 #32 --Janet (MANSON) Sutherland--[Mosshouse, Burray/age 67] -- 
    Married to John SUTHERLAND --

   parents: John MANSON/Janet BANKS -- 
    Informant: David SPENCE's mark, Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John MANSON, Janet BANKS]

1878- Page 11 #33 --James LAUGHTON--[Smiddy/age 45] -- 
    Single --

   parents: William LAUGHTON/Mary SUTHERLAND -- 
    Informant: Alexander LAUGHTON, Brother.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Mary SUTHERLAND]

1878- Page 12 #34 --Joseph JOHNSTON--['Stoose'/age 78] -- 
    Widower of Margaret GROAT --

   parents: John JOHNSTON/Jane JOHNSTON -- 
    Informant: William JOHNSTON, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John JOHNSTON, Jane JOHNSTON]

1878- Page 12 #35 --Ann BRUCE--['Swartyquoy'/age 18 mos.] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: William Laughton BRUCE/Ann SWANSON -- 
    Informant: William BRUCE, Father.

1878- Page 12 #36 --Jessie SINCLAIR--[Roeberry/age 6] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: William SINCLAIR/Betsy ALEXANDER -- 
    Informant: 'Alexr.' SINCLAIR, Uncle.

1878- Page 13 #37 --Ann McIvor NORQUAY--['Hoxay'/age 3 mos.] -- 
    {infant} --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/'Binne' NORQUAY,
Dom. Serv. -- 
    Informant: Margaret NORQUAY, Grandmother.

1878- Page 13 #38 --Barbara (GUTHRIE) Stewart--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 82] -- 
    Widow of William STEWART --

   parents: William GUTHRIE/Jane CROMARTY -- 
    Informant: John W. TULLOCH, Grandson.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William GUTHRIE, Jane CROMARTY]

1878- Page 13 #39 --Margaret (DAVIDSON) Rosie--['Swanness', Burray/age 84] -- 
    Widow of James ROSIE --

   parents: Edward DAVIDSON/Ann GROAT -- 
    Informant: Peter ROSIE, Stepson.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Edward DAVIDSON, Ann GROAT]

1878- Page 14 #40 --James LEITH--[Kirk/age 31] -- 
    Married to {'May RANNERMAN'?} --

   parents: Magnus LEITH/Isabella CROMARTY -- 
    Informant: Magnus LEITH, Father.

1878- Page 14 #41 --James William ROSIE--['Sillerdyke', Burray/age 4 mos.] -- 
    {infant} --

   {Unmarried} parents: {father not given in record}/Eliza ROSIE,
Domestic Servant -- 
    Informant: James ROSIE's mark, Grandfather.

1878- Page 14 #42 --John BUDGE--[Flaws/age 65] -- 
    Married to Jane BUDGE --

   parents: John BUDGE/Isabella NORQUAY -- 
    Informant: Henry BUDGE, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John BUDGE, Isabella NORQUAY]

1878- Page 15 #43 --Ann Brown ANDERSON--[Hillside, Burray/age 12] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: Samuel ANDERSON/Betsy BROWN -- 
    Informant: Samuel ANDERSON, Father.

1878- Page 15 #44 --Robina Turnbull GUTCHER--[Hillside/age 1] -- 
    {child} --

   parents: William GUTCHER/Catherine TAYLOR -- 
    Informant: William GUTCHER, Father.

1878- Page 15 #45 --John ROBERTSON--[Greenvale, Burray/age 68] -- 
    Married to Grace McDONALD --

   parents: George ROBERTSON/Jane LAIRD -- 
    Informant: 'Erick' SUTHERLAND, Son in law.

        {
NOTE: this record does not state that George Robertson and Jane Laird
             were deceased, but they died in 1859 and 1860, respectively
}

1878- Page 16 #46 --Jessie (LINKLATER) Esson--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 41] -- 
    Married to George ESSON --

   parents: George LINKLATER/Sarah WYLIE -- 
    Informant: David LINKLATER, Brother.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Sarah WYLIE]

1878- Page 16 #47 --Elizabeth DUNCAN--[Outlook/age 22] -- 
    Single --

   parents: Gilbert DUNCAN/Elizabeth MOWAT -- 
    Informant: John DUNCAN, Uncle.

1878- Page 16 #48 --James NORQUAY--[Hoxa/age 43] -- 
    Married to Margaret SUTHERLAND --

   parents: John NORQUAY/Christina DUNCAN -- 
    Informant: William NORQUAY, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John NORQUAY, Christina DUNCAN]

1878- Page 17 #49 --'Elizabeth' (CUSATOR) Cusator--['Nethergara'/age 78] --
        {
record has 'Elizabeth' as her first name, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, her name should be Isabella
}

   Married to Edward CUSATOR --

   parents: John CUSATOR/Isabella CUSATOR -- 
    Informant: George CUSATOR, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John CUSATOR, Isabella CUSATOR]

1878- Page 17 #50 --Betsy (McKAY) Laird--['Tillidelph', Burray/age 77] -- 
    Widow of William LAIRD --

   parents: William McKAY/{mother not given in record} -- 
    Informant: William LAIRD, Grandson.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: William McKAY]

1878- Page 17 #51 --James DUNCAN--[New {'Inn'?}/age 75] -- 
    Married to Isabella STEWART --

   parents: George DUNCAN/'Ellen' THOMSON -- 
    Informant: William DUNCAN, Son.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: George DUNCAN, 'Ellen' THOMSON]

1878- Page 18 #52 --Thomas BUDGE--[Herston/age 77] -- 
    Married to 'Ellen' COGLE --

   parents: Donald BUDGE/Jessie LINKLATER -- 
    Informant: James 'McKINZIE', Son in law.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Donald BUDGE, Jessie LINKLATER]

1878- Page 18 #53 --Isabella (ESSON) McBeath--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 30] -- 
    Married to James McBEATH --

   parents: James ESSON/Catherine ANNAL -- 
    Informant: Robert ESSON, Brother.

1878- Page 18 #54 --Isabella McBEATH--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 10 min.] -- 
    {newborn} --

   parents: James Cromarty McBEATH/Isabella ESSON -- 
    Informant: Robert ESSON, Uncle.

1878- Page 19 #55 --Eliza (TOMISON) Louttit--[St. Margaret's Hope/age 44] -- 
    Married to William LOUTTIT --

   parents: Malcolm TOMISON/Janet DEARNESS -- 
    Informant: Margaret TOMISON, Sister.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Malcolm TOMISON, Janet DEARNESS]