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1856
    - source: FHL film #256512-

YEAR - Page No. - Entry No.  / MONTH  -  Name of Groom/Usual Residence 
Name of Bride/Usual Residence  -  Parents of Groom  -  Parents of Bride  -  Witnesses 


1856- Page 1 #1  / January --

 John HOURSTON--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
  -married-
 Mary LEITH--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents of groom: William HOURSTON/Ann NORQUAY --
   parents of bride: Nichol LEITH/Mary DREVER -- 
    Witnesses: Ann HOURSTON, James LEITH.

1856- Page 1 #2  / January --

 William DEARNESS--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
  -married-
 Cecilia HORNE--[EastSide] --

   parents of groom: Arthur DEARNESS/Elizabeth ANNAL --
   parents of bride: Alexander HORNE/'Michal' THOMSON -- 
    Witnesses: John SUTHERLAND, James SINCLAIR.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Arthur DEARNESS, Elizabeth ANNAL, Alexander HORNE]

1856- Page 2 #3  / January --

 John GRAY--[Blanster] --
  -married-
 'Margrate' ROSSIE--['Clett'] --

   {Unmarried} parents of groom: Francis GRAY/Jane LAUGHTON --
   parents of bride: Malcolm 'ROSIE'/Helen THOMSON -- 
    Witnesses: Oman ROSSIE, William GRAY.

1856- Page 2 #4  / January --

 James GARRIOCH--[Burray] --
  -married-
 Barbara PETRIE--[Burray] --

   parents of groom: William GARRIOCH/Jane FIRTH --
   parents of bride: James PETRIE/Betsy SUTHERLAND -- 
    Witnesses: James PETRIE, John REID.

1856- Page 3 #5  / February --

 William JOHNSTON--['Stoose'] --
  -married-
 Williamina HARROLD--[EastSide] --

   parents of groom: Joseph JOHNSTON/'Hanna' MOWAT --
   parents of bride: Donald HARROLD/'Jannet' CORMACK -- 
    Witnesses: James SINCLAIR, Donald HARROLD.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: 'Hanna' MOWAT]

1856- Page 3 #6  / March --

 William CUMMING-
'Widower' --[Pentland Skerries] --
  -married-
 Mary BUDGE--[So. Parish] --

   parents of groom: Duncan CUMMING/Mary RICHMOND --
   parents of bride: Thomas BUDGE/'Catharine' GRAY -- 
    Witnesses: 'Rev
d. Matthew FISHER', James THOMSON.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Duncan CUMMING]

1856- Page 4 #7  / March --

 William DASS--[EastSide] --
  -married-
 Jean HALCROW--[EastSide] --

   parents of groom: John DASS/Christina NORQUOY --
   parents of bride: James HALCROW/Barbara GUNN -- 
    Witnesses: Robert ROBERTSON, James DASS.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John DASS, Christina NORQUOY]

1856- Page 4 #8  / April --

 William GUTCHER--['Lythes'] --
  -married-
 'Catharine' TAYLOR--[Brecks] --

   parents of groom: John GUTCHER/Isabella SYMISON --
   parents of bride: James TAYLOR/Jane ROBERTSON -- 
    Witnesses: William BICHAN, William TAYLOR.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: John GUTCHER]

1856- Page 5 #9  / May --

 William BANKS--[Wick] --
  -married-
 Jane DUNCAN--[So. Parish] --

   parents of groom: William BANKS/'Anne' POLSON --
   parents of bride: James DUNCAN/Margaret BANKS -- 
    Witnesses: Gilbert DUNCAN, William THOMSON.

1856- Page 5 #10  / May --

 David DUNNET--[So. Parish] --
  -married-
 'Catharine' SINCLAIR--[So. Parish] --

   parents of groom: John DUNNET/Isabella KENNEDY --
   parents of bride: Malcolm SINCLAIR/Elspet NORQUAY -- 
    Witnesses: John SINCLAIR, John S. ALLAN.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Malcolm SINCLAIR]

1856- Page 6 #11  / May --

 John DUNCAN--[So. Parish] --
  -married-
 Jane BUDGE--[So. Parish] --

   parents of groom: James DUNCAN/Margaret BANKS --
   parents of bride: James BUDGE/Jane GUTCHER -- 
    Witnesses: Gilbert DUNCAN, John DUNCAN.

1856- Page 6 #12  / July --

 James BRUCE--[Burray] --
  -married-
 Elizabeth McKay HOSSACK--[Burray] --

   parents of groom: William BRUCE/Margaret SPENSE --
   parents of bride: William HOSSACK/Dorothy McDONALD -- 
    Witnesses: Donald McKAY, William ANDERSON.

1856- Page 7 #13  / July --

 John MUIR--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
  -married-
 Betsy TOMISON--['Gairth'] --

   parents of groom: James MUIR/Jane DEARNESS --
   parents of bride: William TOMISON/Elizabeth WOOLRIDGE -- 
    Witnesses: John ROSS, James BURGESS.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: William TOMISON]

1856- Page 7 #14  / September --

 Francis HARVEY--['Pentland Skerry'] --
  -married-
 Mary CUMMING--['Pentland Skerry'] --

   parents of groom: James HARVEY/Jane TARBET --
   parents of bride: William CUMMING/Euphemia 'CRAWFORT' -- 
    Witnesses: William McLELLAN, George F. EASTON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James HARVEY, Jane TARBET, Euphemia 'CRAWFORT']

1856- Page 8 #15  / October --

 Robert C. HAY--[St. Margaret's Hope] --
  -married-
 'Catharine' N. STEWART--[St. Margaret's Hope] --

   parents of groom: William HAY/Margaret GRAY --
   parents of bride: William STEWART/Barbara GUTHRIE -- 
    Witnesses: James CROMARTY, James FORBES.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: William STEWART]

1856- Page 8 #16  / November --

 Robert WALLACE--[North Cara] --
  -married-
 Barbara McKAY--[Burray] --

   parents of groom: Malcolm WALLACE/Elizabeth THOMSON --
   parents of bride: Donald McKAY/Elizabeth WOOLRIDGE -- 
    Witnesses: James CUMMING, David WOOLRIDGE.

1856- Page 9 #17  / December --

 John CROMARTY--[Sandwick] --
  -married-
 Margaret ROSS--[Burray] --

   parents of groom: Archibald CROMARTY/Elspet ROSIE --
   parents of bride: Samuel ROSS/'Catharine' CROMARTY -- 
    Witnesses: Benjamin SMITH, John JOHNSTON.

1856- Page 9 #18  / December --

 James F. BROWN--[Hallbrake] --
  -married-
 Mary M. DASS--[Hallbrake] --

   parents of groom: Edward BROWN/'Jannet' CLOUSTON --
   parents of bride: John DASS/Christina NORQUAY -- 
    Witnesses: Robert DASS, John BROWN.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: John DASS]

1856- Page 10 #19  / December --

 William 'LINEY'--['Hoxay'] --
  -married-
 Helen THOMSON--['Hoxay'] --

   parents of groom: William 'LINNIE'/Margaret FORBES --
   parents of bride: James THOMSON/Helen TOMISON -- 
    Witnesses: James THOMSON, James ROSIE.