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Strays, 1870-1884
 

 This is one of three web pages pertaining to a few
 "stray" 19th-c. marriages, for grooms or brides who
 were So. Ronaldsay- or Burray-born, but who married
 elsewhere in Scotland.


 THIS LIST IS NOT A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL "strays"...

   the names listed below are only those I have located so far.

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


Registered in HOY & GRAEMSAY --
-GROS ref. #020/00,0002 /marriages 1870-

1870- Page 1 #2  / June --

 James DAVIDSON--['Gorn in Gramsay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Christina MOWAT--['Gorn in Gramsay'] --

   parents of groom: John DAVIDSON/Mary DUNCAN --
   parents of bride: Edward MOWAT/Isabella RITCH -- 
    Witnesses: Charles SKINNER, Isaac SKINNER.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Mary DUNCAN]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0004 /marriages 1870-

1870- Page 2 #4  / March --

 'A. J.' EUNSON--[Laing Brae, Kirkwall] --
        {
the groom was Andrew Johnston EUNSON}
  -married-
 'Mina' McILLIRIACH--[Laing Brae, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: George EUNSON/Euphemia 'Sclater formerly Eunson 
M.S. JOHNSTON' --
   parents of bride: 'Alexr. MacILLIRIACH'/'Margt.' GARRIOCH -- 
    Witnesses: 'Wm.' EUNSON, Andrew JOHNSTON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: George EUNSON, 'Alexr. MacILLIRIACH', 'Margt.' GARRIOCH]

Registered in ORPHIR --
-GROS ref. #023/00,0002 /marriages 1870-

1870- Page 1 #2  / February --

 Malcolm Sinclair THOMSON--['South Parish, South Ronaldshay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Eliza Thomas SINCLAIR--[Claistron] --

   parents of groom: John THOMSON/Catherine SINCLAIR --
   parents of bride: John SINCLAIR/Margaret TAIT -- 
    Witnesses: William CLOUSTON, John GARSON.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/01,0193 /marriages 1870-

1870- Page 97 #193  / July --

 Alexander ANDERSON--[40 South Wellington Street, Glasgow] --
  -married-
 Jane KIRKNESS--[Blinkbonny, Craigleith, Edinburgh] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: Alexander ANDERSON/Ann RODGERS --
   parents of bride: Peter KIRKNESS/Elizabeth LAIRD -- 
    Witnesses: James ANDERSON, Mary H. LIDDELL.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Elizabeth LAIRD]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/02,0310 /marriages 1870-

1870- Page 155 #310  / November --

 John G. ANNAL--[Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Margaret SHEARER--[Edinburgh] --

   parents of groom: James ANNAL/Elizabeth WYLIE --
   parents of bride: John SHEARER/Margaret WALKER -- 
    Witnesses: Thomas WALL, Margaret RISK.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Margaret WALKER]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0001 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 1 #1  / May --

 William WYLIE--[Lambholm, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Sarah AIM--[Cleat, Holm] --

   parents of groom: James WYLIE/Isabella McKINLAY --
   {Unmarried} parents of bride: {father not given in record}/Margaret AIM -- 
    Witnesses: James BEWS, William DUNNET.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Margaret AIM]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0002 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 1 #2  / February --

 John STEWART--['Moffat  
(sic), South Ronaldshay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Margaret HAY--[Nicolson Street, Kirkwall] --

   parents of groom: William STEWART/Barbara GUTHRIE --
   parents of bride: James HAY/Barbara SIMPSON -- 
    Witnesses: James 'BARNETT', James CRAIG.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: William STEWART]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0010 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 5 #10  / May --

 Hugh LAIRD--[Kirkwall] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Sarah S. NORN--[Palace St., Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William LAIRD/Betsy McKAY --
   parents of bride: James NORN/Ann TAYLOR -- 
    Witnesses: William LAIRD, Robert NORN.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James NORN]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0016 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 8 #16  / June --

 William C. IRVINE--[Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Margaret 'LEARMONTH'-  {
'Widow': maiden surname LEITH} --[Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William IRVINE/Mary CORSTON --
   parents of bride: 'Nicol' LEITH/Mary DREVER -- 
    Witnesses: William BROWN, Barbara MUIR.

Registered in ABERDEEN --
-GROS ref. #168/02,0194 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 97 #194  / July --

 William LEITH--['Stourhead Light House, Parish of Assynt, Sutherland'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 'Magt. S.' 
(sic)  BLACK--[29 Mount Street, Aberdeen] --
        {
record has faint handwriting, below the bride's name, which says, 'Margaret Souter'}

   parents of groom: Magnus LEITH/Isabella CROMARTY --
   parents of bride: James BLACK/Jane Rutherford LAIDLAW -- 
    Witnesses: John 'GERROD', John LYON.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/01,0034 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 17 #34  / January --

 Henry A. BANKS--['Smiddy Banks, Parish of South Ronaldshay, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Mary T. HORNE--['No. 30 Alm Street, Edinburgh, lately at Braehead, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: James BANKS/Eliza ALLAN --
   parents of bride: Alexander HORNE/'Michael' THOMSON -- 
    Witnesses: {'Chas. D.'?} TOMISON, {'M. R.'?} TOMISON.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Alexander HORNE]

Registered in NORTH LEITH, EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0050 /marriages 1871-

1871- Page 25 #50  / April --

 'Wm.' SUTHERLAND--['South Ronaldshay, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Jessie C. ALLAN--['South Ronaldshay, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: John SUTHERLAND/Jane ALLAN --
   parents of bride: John ALLAN/Isabella CROMARTY -- 
    Witnesses: {'N.'?} JOHNSTON, {'Bessie'?} THOMSON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John SUTHERLAND, Jane ALLAN]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0006 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 3 #6  / April --

 William YORSTON--[Graham's Place, Stromness] --
  -married-
 Margaret McGHIE--[Park House, Orphir] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William YORSTON/'May' ALLAN --
   parents of bride: George 'McGHEE'/Jane McBEATH -- 
    Witnesses: {no Witnesses listed - 'Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Orkney'}.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: 'May' ALLAN]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0007 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 4 #7  / May --

 William BROWN--[Victoria St., Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Jean 'OMOND'--[Main St., Kirkwall] --

   parents of groom: William BROWN/Barbara BRUCE --
   parents of bride: John 'OMOND'/Catherine MERRIMAN -- 
    Witnesses: John ROBERTSON, 'Alexr.' SEATTER.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William BROWN, John 'OMOND']

Registered in FLOTTA --
-GROS ref. #032/02,0002 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 1 #2  / February --

 William NICHOLSON--['Swonay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Elizabeth ALLAN--['Swonay'] --
   {born on Swona - baptism registered on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William NICHOLSON/Margaret JOHNSTON --
   parents of bride: Stewart ALLAN/Elizabeth SINCLAIR -- 
    Witnesses: George ALLAN, David ALLAN.

Registered in GLASGOW --
-GROS ref. #644/09,0153 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 77 #153  / April --

 David Petrie THOMSON--['On Board Herald of the Morning of London (England)'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Jane STEWART--['3 Eton Terrace, Hillhead'] --

   parents of groom: James THOMSON/Elizabeth 'OMOND' --
   parents of bride: Duncan STEWART/Mary {'McLAIN'?} -- 
    Witnesses: {unable to decipher first name} SMITH, 'Thos.' {unable to decipher surname}.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James THOMSON, Elizabeth 'OMOND']

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/01,0275 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 138 #275  / September --

 David MORGAN--[Bangor, North Wales] --
  -married-
 Susan A. SUTHERLAND--[2 Caledonian Terrace, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: John MORGAN/Catherine DAVIES --
   parents of bride: David SUTHERLAND/Jane GERARD -- 
    Witnesses: 'R.' JOHNSTON, Duncan WRIGHT.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John MORGAN, David SUTHERLAND, Jane GERARD]

Registered in NORTH LEITH, EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0073 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 37 #73  / July --

 Charles McLAREN--[Larbert] --
  -married-
 Mary LOUTTIT--[5 Cannon Street, Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: James McLAREN/Susan 'GODFRAY' --
   parents of bride: Edward LOUTTIT/Isabella ANNAL -- 
    Witnesses: John HILL, 'Mrs. {COWAN?}'.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James McLAREN, Susan 'GODFRAY']

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0126 /marriages 1872-

1872- Page 63 #126  / November --

 William Budge NORQUAY--[19 Coburg Street, North Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Margaret WILSON--[21 Couper Street, North Leith] --

   parents of groom: James NORQUAY/Barbara BUDGE --
   parents of bride: Robert WILSON/Margaret SINCLAIR -- 
    Witnesses: George SUTHERLAND, Barbara BAIN.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0030 /marriages 1873-

1873- Page 15 #30  / February --

 David Robertson GUNN--[50 Main Street, Newhaven, Leith] --
   {born on Swona - baptism registered on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Agnes HUNTER--[50 Main Street, Newhaven, Leith] --

   parents of groom: Alexander GUNN/Janet ROBERTSON --
   parents of bride: George HUNTER/Janet HUNTER -- 
    Witnesses: William HUNTER, Eliza PITBLADO.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0061 /marriages 1873-

1873- Page 31 #61  / May --

 John GROAT--[21 Couper Street, North Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Mary LOUTTIT--[3 Helen Street, North Leith] --

   parents of groom: John GROAT/Ann SIMISON --
   parents of bride: William LOUTTIT/Isabella CRAIGIE -- 
    Witnesses: William TULLOCH, Harriet LOUTTIT.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William LOUTTIT, Isabella CRAIGIE]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0001 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 1 #1  / May --

 William TAYLOR--[Biggings, Holm] --
  -married-
 Helen ROSIE-
'Widow' --[Biggings, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: Charles TAYLOR/'Ellen' CRAIGIE --
   parents of bride: James ROSIE/Betsy ROSS -- 
    Witnesses: Peter ALLAN, Jerome LAUGHTON.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: 'Ellen' CRAIGIE]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0003 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 2 #3  / May --

 Peter SINCLAIR--[Greenigo, Orphir] --
  -married-
 Betsy PETRIE--[Hobbister, Orphir] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: Robert SINCLAIR/Ann CLOUSTON --
   parents of bride: James PETRIE/Betsy SUTHERLAND -- 
    Witnesses: John G. SINCLAIR, Jane Maria SINCLAIR.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James PETRIE]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0006 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 3 #6  / December --

 James ODDIE--[Golston, Holm] --
  -married-
 'Chirstine' SINCLAIR--[St. Mary's, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: Andrew ODDIE/Euphemia CORRIGAL --
   parents of bride: William SINCLAIR/Barbara ROSS -- 
    Witnesses: Peter ALLAN, Robert SINCLAIR.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Andrew ODDIE, Euphemia CORRIGAL]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0004 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 2 #4  / March --

 Francis 'RORY'--[Wellington Street, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Barbara PETRIE--[Wellington Street, Kirkwall] --

   parents of groom: William 'RORY'/Barbara 'BEANSTON' --
   parents of bride: Peter PETRIE/Elizabeth 'GORE' -- 
    Witnesses: Robert 'MOONY', William SIMPSON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William 'RORY', Peter PETRIE, Elizabeth 'GORE']

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0009 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 5 #9  / May --

 Andrew BUDGE--[Breck, Rendall] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Jessie FOLSETTER--[Dale, Evie] --

   parents of groom: William BUDGE/Jane LAIRD --
   parents of bride: George T. FOLSETTER/'Anne' LEASK -- 
    Witnesses: William FOLSETTER, James BUDGE.

Registered in ORPHIR --
-GROS ref. #023/00,0007 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 4 #7  / August --

 Robert WORK-
'Widower' -[Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Margaret NORN--[Orphir] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William WORK/Mary Ann HUTCHESON --
   parents of bride: James NORN/Ann TAYLOR -- 
    Witnesses: William WORK, John BUDGE.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William WORK, Mary Ann HUTCHESON, James NORN,
                                                     Ann TAYLOR
]

Registered in ORPHIR --
-GROS ref. #023/00,0008 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 4 #8  / November --

 Robert BUDGE--[Claistron] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Ann INKSTER--[Grindlay, Midland] --

   parents of groom: Andrew BUDGE/Catherine WYLIE --
   parents of bride: Robert INKSTER/Cecilia SINCLAIR -- 
    Witnesses: Robert FARQUHAR, John FLETT.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Catherine WYLIE, Robert INKSTER, Cecilia SINCLAIR]

Registered in SANDWICK, MAINLAND --
-GROS ref. #027/00,0004 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 2 #4  / November --

 Thomas STANGER--[Range, Sandwick] --
  -married-
 Helen SEATTER--[West Clumly, Sandwick] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: John STANGER/Catherine GARSON --
   parents of bride: William SEATTER/Helen MATHIESON -- 
    Witnesses: James SEATTER, 'Hellen' McDONALD.

Registered in STROMNESS --
-GROS ref. #030/00,0007 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 4 #7  / July --

 Donald McINNES--['Port Glasgow'] --
  -married-
 Jane TOMISON--[Stromness] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Hector McINNES/Marion {unable to decipher maiden surname} --
   parents of bride: Thomas TOMISON/Jane SKEA -- 
    Witnesses: Thomas TOMISON, Joan FERGUSON.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Jane SKEA]

Registered in PARTICK --
-GROS ref. #646/03,0002 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 1 #2  / December --

 William 'SIMIASON
(sic) --[Crawford Street, Partick] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Margaret FLETT--[69 Dumbarton Road, Partick] --

   parents of groom: William SIMISON/'Ellen' DUNNET --
   parents of bride: 'Nicol' FLETT/Margaret DUNNET -- 
    Witnesses: Thomas D. SIMISON, Thomas FLETT.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: 'Nicol' FLETT, Margaret DUNNET]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/05,0185 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 93 #185  / June --

 John SUTHERLAND--[Burntisland] --
  -married-
 Margaret KIRKNESS--[7 St. Patrick's Square, Edinburgh] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: William SUTHERLAND/Mary ROSS --
   parents of bride: Peter KIRKNESS/Elizabeth LAIRD -- 
    Witnesses: John GIBSON, Christina SUTHERLAND.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Mary ROSS, Elizabeth LAIRD]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/05,0405 /marriages 1874-

1874- Page 203 #405  / November --

 William COGHILL--[No. 25 Queen Street, Edinburgh] --
  -married-
 Margaret 'MILLAR'--[No. 6 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William COGHILL/Mary MILLER --
   parents of bride: 'William' MILLER/Barbara McBEATH --
        {
record has 'William' as the father, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the father should be James MILLER/MILLAR
}

    Witnesses: Andrew CAIRNS, Euphemia MORRISON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William COGHILL, Mary MILLER, 'William' MILLER]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0001 /marriages 1875-

1875- Page 1 #1  / February --

 Peter WYLIE-
'Widower' -[Springs, Burray] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Mary INKSTER--[Hunelet, Holm] --

   parents of groom: Peter WYLIE/Betsy ROBERTSON --
   parents of bride: George INKSTER/Jane 'GROATSTER
(sic) -- 
    Witnesses: David GARRIOCH, George ROBERTSON.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: George INKSTER]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0002 /marriages 1875-

1875- Page 1 #2  / March --

 David EUNSON--[Howa, Holm] --
  -married-
 Margaret PARK--[West Bow, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: Edward EUNSON/Margaret MOSS --
   parents of bride: Isaac PARK/Charlotte HOSSACK -- 
    Witnesses: Donald ANDERSON, William BEWS.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Edward EUNSON, Isaac PARK]

Registered in STRONSAY --
-GROS ref. #031/00,0001 /marriages 1875-

1875- Page 1 #1  / July --

 James PEACE--[Papa Stronsay] --
  -married-
 Mary GUTHRIE--[Papa Stronsay] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: James PEACE/Margaret MAINLAND --
   parents of bride: Laing GUTHRIE/Catherine ROBERTSON -- 
    Witnesses: Robert LESLIE, Margaret CUMMING.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James PEACE]

Registered in STORNOWAY, ROSS --
-GROS ref. #088/00,0053 /marriages 1875-

1875- Page 27 #53  / November --

 Sinclair HENDERSON--[Stornoway] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Mary McLEOD--[Stornoway] --

   parents of groom: John HENDERSON/Catherine SINCLAIR --
   parents of bride: John 'MacLEOD'/Isabella MacLEAN -- 
    Witnesses: Duncan CAMPBELL, John McKENZIE.

Registered in NIGG, KINCARDINE --
-GROS ref. #266/00,0001 /marriages 1875-

1875- Page 1 #1  / March --

 Gilbert THOMSON--['Cairn Ryan Lighthouse (Inch)'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Jane THOMSON--['South Ronaldshay, South Parish, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: 'Omond' THOMSON/'Catharine' ROSIE --
   parents of bride: William THOMSON/Jane GUTCHER -- 
    Witnesses: George {'LAICLIN'?}, John McGILL.

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0002 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 1 #2  / April --

 Robert SINCLAIR--[Millfield, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Margaret ROSSIE--[St. Mary's, Holm] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William SINCLAIR/Barbara ROSS --
   parents of bride: James ROSSIE/Isabella SANDISON -- 
    Witnesses: George SMITH, John 'LANSKAIL'.

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0009 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 5 #9  / May --

 Walter WALLS--['Braehead, So. Ronaldshay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Betsy GARSON--[Beauquoy, Birsay] --

   parents of groom: Robert WALLS/Betsy DUNNET --
   parents of bride: Magnus GARSON/'Achsah' SMITH -- 
    Witnesses: William DUNCAN, Agnes FRISKEN.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Betsy DUNNET, Magnus GARSON, 'Achsah' SMITH]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0025 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 13 #25  / October --

 James KELDAY-
'Widower' -[Victoria Street, Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Jane G. McBEATH--[Victoria Street, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: James KELDAY/Mary MUIR --
   parents of bride: Fraser McBEATH/Margaret GIBSON -- 
    Witnesses: David MOWAT, Isaac PARK.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: James KELDAY, Mary MUIR, Fraser McBEATH]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0028 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 14 #28  / November --

 Andrew HERDMAN--[Calder Head, Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Ann ANNAL--[Victoria Street, Kirkwall] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: James HERDMAN/Christina DICK --
   {Unmarried} parents of bride: William ANNAL/Jessie WYLIE -- 
    Witnesses: William DUNCAN, 'Alex' {'BARNIE'?}.

Registered in STROMNESS --
-GROS ref. #030/00,0003 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 2 #3  / May --

 Robert ROBERTSON-
'Widower' --[Orphir] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Jessie KNIGHT--[Orphir] --

   parents of groom: James ROBERTSON/Betsy MOWAT --
   parents of bride: Magnus KNIGHT/Betsy FLETT -- 
    Witnesses: John MUTCH, 'Robinna' ROBERTSON.

Registered in WALLS --
-GROS ref. #032/01,0004 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 2 #4  / July --

 John Smith TAIT--['South Ronaldshay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Elizabeth Shearer SUTHERLAND--[Walls] --

   parents of groom: Robert TAIT/Barbara ROSSIE --
   parents of bride: William SUTHERLAND/Barbara SHEARER -- 
    Witnesses: James LOUTTIT, Anderson SUTHERLAND.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Robert TAIT]

Registered in FLOTTA --
-GROS ref. #032/02,0004 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 2 #4  / December --

 'Alexr.' SABISTON--[Flotta] --
  -married-
 Isabella MATHIESON--['South Ronaldshay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Benjamin SABISTON/'Catharine' ROSIE --
   parents of bride: David MATHIESON/Mary SUTHERLAND -- 
    Witnesses: Donald MATHIESON, 'Alexr.' BARNET.

Registered in ELGIN --
-GROS ref. #130/00,0001 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 1 #1  / January --

 James ROBERTSON--[{'Redernig'?, Dallas}] --
  -married-
 Margaret Turnbull SPINK--[Covesea Skerries Lighthouse] --
   {born on Pentland Skerries - baptism registered on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Peter ROBERTSON/Helen LAMOND --
   parents of bride: David SPINK/Margaret GRANT -- 
    Witnesses: William ROBERTSON, John DALLAS.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Helen LAMOND]

Registered in ELGIN --
-GROS ref. #131/00,0012 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 6 #12  / September --

 John SINCLAIR--[Burghead] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Isabella McKAY--[Burghead] --

   parents of groom: George SINCLAIR/Jane NORQUAY --
   parents of bride: John McKAY/Ann DICK -- 
    Witnesses: 'A.' THOMSON, James DICK.

Registered in GLASGOW --
-GROS ref. #644/09,0472 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 236 #472  / September --

 James HAMILTON--[4 Belgrave Street, Glasgow] --
  -married-
 Fanny ROSS--[94 West Street, Tradeston, Glasgow] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Joseph HAMILTON/Harriet TWADDELL --
   parents of bride: James ROSS/Barbara PEEBLES -- 
    Witnesses: Gavin HAMILTON, 'Annie' LOCKHART.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: James ROSS]

Registered in LANARK --
-GROS ref. #652/01,0066 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 33 #66  / December --

 'Wm.' STEVENSON--[Dykehead, Old Monkland] --
  -married-
 Mary TULLOCH--[South Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Alexander STEVENSON/Helen BLACK --
   parents of bride: Peter TULLOCH/Mary SINCLAIR -- 
    Witnesses: George PRENTICE, Janet STEVENSON.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/02,0156 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 78 #156  / June --

 Alexander THOMSON--[No. 12 Balfour Street, Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Ann CUTT--[No. 64 Frederick Street, Edinburgh] --

   parents of groom: Alexander THOMSON/Janet WISHART --
   parents of bride: John CUTT/Margaret CRAIGIE -- 
    Witnesses: David {'CAUTS'}, Elizabeth SWANSON.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0012 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 6 #12  / December --

 William THOMSON--[33 Bridge Street, North Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Elizabeth GOODALL-
'Widow' --[20 Sandpost Street, North Leith] --

   parents of groom: John THOMSON/'Joan' GOW --
   parents of bride: Andrew GOODALL/Elizabeth HENDERSON -- 
    Witnesses: {'D. G. P.'?} THOMSON, Marianne GOODALL.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: John THOMSON, Andrew GOODALL, Elizabeth HENDERSON]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/01,0118 /marriages 1876-

1876- Page 59 #118  / November --

 Robert LINDSAY--[Saint Monance, Fife] --
  -married-
 Elizabeth LAUGHTON--[8 Argyll Street, North Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: James LINDSAY/Elizabeth ADAM --
   parents of bride: James LAUGHTON/Jane GUNN -- 
    Witnesses: Thomas LINDSAY, Cecilia Isabella {unable to decipher surname}.


        {
NOTE: this marriage register entry has a notation made to the left of it, a faded stamp,
            which states,
'Divorce - See Reg[ister] of Cor[rected] Entr[ies]  Vol.3 p.114' --
             a decree of divorce was pronounced on 16 March 1889
}
Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0003 /marriages 1877-

1877- Page 2 #3  / May --

 David INKSTER--[Hunelet, Holm] --
  -married-
 Jean 'WYLLIE'--[Hunelet, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}

   parents of groom: George INKSTER/Jane 'GROATSTER
(sic) --
   parents of bride: John WYLIE/Mary ROBERTSON -- 
    Witnesses: David GARRIOCH, William LAUGHTON.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: George INKSTER]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0001 /marriages 1877-

1877- Page 1 #1  / January --

 William JOHNSTON-
'Widower' --[Victoria Street, Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Isabella BEWS--[Cregfast, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William JOHNSTON/Charlotte FLETT --
   parents of bride: William BEWS/Jane ALLAN -- 
    Witnesses: Archibald BEWS, Christina OMAND.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William JOHNSTON, William BEWS]

Registered in ROUSAY --
-GROS ref. #024/00,0004 /marriages 1877-

1877- Page 2 #4  / November --

 David CRAIGIE--[Greystone, Rousay] --
  -married-
 Isabella ROSIE--[Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Henry CRAIGIE/Jane CRAIGIE --
   parents of bride: James ROSIE/Isabella SANDISON -- 
    Witnesses: John CRAIGIE, John INKSTER.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/05,0131 /marriages 1877-

1877- Page 66 #131  / March --

 'Wm. H. G.' OMAND--[No. 10 Grange Loan, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
        {
the groom was William Henry Gray OMAND}
  -married-
 'M. D.' FRASER--[No. 38 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh] --
        {
the bride was Mary Douglas FRASER}

   parents of groom: John OMAND/Sarah PETRIE --
   parents of bride: Thomas FRASER/Elizabeth RITCHIE -- 
    Witnesses: John R. DYER, Helen FRASER.

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0002 /marriages 1878-

1878- Page 1 #2  / January --

 John GRAY--[Orquil, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Barbara MILLER--[Orquil, Kirkwall] --

   parents of groom: John GRAY/Margaret 'Milne
(sic)  previously Gray M.S. ROSIE' --
        {
record has 'Milne' as the mother's married surname, but I believe this is incorrect -- by my
            research, Margaret's second husband was John Melvin so that surname should be 'Melvin'
}

   parents of bride: James MILLER/Mary SINCLAIR -- 
    Witnesses: John LOGIE, Alexina LOGIE.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: John GRAY]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0026 /marriages 1878-

1878- Page 13 #26  / November --

 James ELLIS--[Highland Park Distillery, Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Margaret CHAMBERS--[Quoy Banks, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Alexander ELLIS/Jane WISMAN --
   parents of bride: James CHAMBERS/Helen LOUTTIT -- 
    Witnesses: Robert BICHAN, 'Robt.' {'SELLAR'?}.

Registered in CANISBAY, CAITHNESS --
-GROS ref. #035/00,0001 /marriages 1878-

1878- Page 1 #1  / January --

 James DUNCAN--[South Ronaldsay] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 'Annie' FORSYTH--[Mey, Canisbay] --

   parents of groom: James DUNCAN/Margaret BANKS --
   parents of bride: Alexander FORSYTH/Ann TAYLOR -- 
    Witnesses: Donald PATERSON, 'Maggie' BANKS.

Registered in GLASGOW --
-GROS ref. #644/13,0013 /marriages 1878-

1878- Page 7 #13  / January --

 Donald Arthur SINCLAIR--['Lighthouse, Cape Wrath, Parish of Durness'] --
   {born on Pentland Skerries}
  -married-
 Mary SINCLAIR--[145 Nelson Street, Tradeston, Glasgow] --

   parents of groom: John SINCLAIR/Helen McARTHUR --
   parents of bride: Donald SINCLAIR/Henrietta 'McLAURIN' -- 
    Witnesses: Duncan SINCLAIR, Marion SINCLAIR.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Donald SINCLAIR, Henrietta 'McLAURIN']

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/03,0172 /marriages 1878-

1878- Page 86 #172  / June --

 John PARK--[Abbey Hill, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Barbara CROMARTY--[9 Beaudfield Street, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: John PARK/Margaret BANKS --
   parents of bride: John CROMARTY/Margaret ROSS -- 
    Witnesses: Robert ESSON, Mary DAVIDSON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Margaret BANKS, John CROMARTY]

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0003 /marriages 1879-

1879- Page 2 #3  / February --

 David Murray STEVEN--[Scapa Road, Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Jessie McKENZIE--[Victoria Street, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Francis STEVEN/Margaret MURRAY --
   parents of bride: James McKENZIE/Margaret TAYLOR -- 
    Witnesses: James MANSON, John FLETT.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Margaret MURRAY]

Registered in ARGYLL --
-GROS ref. #549/00,0003 /marriages 1879-

1879- Page 2 #3  / August --

 Allan KERR--[Glasgow] --
  -married-
 Catherine McLELLAN--[Tobermory] --
   {born on Pentland Skerries - baptism registered on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Donald KERR/Ann McDOUGALL --
   parents of bride: William McLELLAN/Harriet BLACK -- 
    Witnesses: Allan McDOUGALL, {'Alex'?} McALLISTER.

Registered in CATHCART, RENFREW --
-GROS ref. #560/00,0037 /marriages 1879-

1879- Page 19 #37  / June --

 William ALLAN--['Barswick, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Jane THOMSON--['Quoys, Orkney'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: John Ballantyne ALLAN/Isabella CROMARTY --
   parents of bride: James THOMSON/Jane BUDGE -- 
    Witnesses: James CROMARTY, 'Arch
d.' ALLAN.
Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/02,0004 /marriages 1880-

1880- Page 2 #4  / December 1879--[Registered in January 1880] --

 Edward Jack MICHIE--[No. 1 Haddington Place, Edinburgh] --
  -married-
 Jessie Ross SCOTT--[No. 5 Haddington Place, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Henry MICHIE/Helen McDERMOTT --
   parents of bride: Charles SCOTT/Ann SINCLAIR -- 
    Witnesses: George MICHIE, Jemima SMITH.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Helen McDERMOTT]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/02,0073 /marriages 1880-

1880- Page 37 #73  / March --

 William LEVACK--[Leith] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Mary BRYDON--[Leith] --

   parents of groom: John LEVACK/Jessie GAUDY --
   parents of bride: Thomas BRYDON/Elizabeth DUNCAN -- 
    Witnesses: {unable to decipher handwriting for names of two Witnesses}.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: John LEVACK]

Registered in HOLM --
-GROS ref. #019/00,0004 /marriages 1881-

1881- Page 2 #4  / November --

 John WYLIE--[Hilltoft, Holm] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Mary Ann MOSS--[Hilltoft, Holm] --

   parents of groom: James WYLIE/Elizabeth CROMARTY --
   parents of bride: Peter MOSS/Stewart LAUGHTON -- 
    Witnesses: David TAIT, James SINCLAIR.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Peter MOSS]

Registered in ORPHIR --
-GROS ref. #023/00,0002 /marriages 1881-

1881- Page 1 #2  / June --

 'Daniel' BUDGE-
'Widower' --[Inkster Cottage, Orphir] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Mary Ann PIRIE--[Orakirk, Petertown, Orphir] --

   parents of groom: Andrew BUDGE/'Catharine' WYLIE --
   parents of bride: James PIRIE/Isabella ALLAN -- 
    Witnesses: David PIRIE, Barbara BUDGE.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Andrew BUDGE, 'Catharine' WYLIE, Isabella ALLAN]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/01,0039 /marriages 1881-

1881- Page 20 #39  / January --

 John 'SKAE
(sic) --['On Board S.S. AVALONA of Dundee'] --
  -married-
 Christina 'FLOYD'--[9 Downfield Place, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   {Unmarried} parents of groom: John SKEA/Barbara PEACE --
   parents of bride: John 'FLOYD'/Mary CROMARTY -- 
    Witnesses: {no Witnesses listed - 'Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Mid Lothian'}.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Barbara PEACE]

Registered in SHAPINSAY --
-GROS ref. #028/00,0005 /marriages 1882-

1882- Page 3 #5  / August --

 John KEMP--['Balfour Mains, Parish of Shapinshay'] --
  -married-
 Ann McKINLAY--['Balfour Mains, Parish of Shapinshay'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: William KEMP/Harriet FODEN --
   parents of bride: John McKINLAY/Barbara SIMISON -- 
    Witnesses: Donald McADIE, Robertina McADIE.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: William KEMP]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/02,0024 /marriages 1882-

1882- Page 12 #24  / January --

 John GOW--[7 Whitfield Place, Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 Catherine Jane BUDGE--[7 Whitfield Place, Leith] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: Gordon GOW/Jane TAIT --
   parents of bride: James BUDGE/Elizabeth FIDDLER -- 
    Witnesses: 'Alexr.' GOW, 'Ellen' ROBERTSON.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: Gordon GOW, Jane TAIT]

Registered in DEERNESS --
-GROS ref. #014/00,0002 /marriages 1883-

1883- Page 1 #2  / December --

 James WARDS--[Copinshay, Deerness] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 'May' Stove BICHAN--[Musterquoy, Deerness] --

   parents of groom: Donald WARDS/Mary KENNEDY --
   parents of bride: Robert BICHAN/'May' TULLOCH -- 
    Witnesses: John ANDERSON, Robert BICHAN.

Registered in KIRKWALL --
-GROS ref. #021/00,0027 /marriages 1883-

1883- Page 14 #27  / December --

 Robert NORN--[Mill Street, Kirkwall] --
  -married-
 Jane Laing WARDS--[Albert Street, Kirkwall] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   {Unmarried} parents of groom: {father not given in record}/'Anne' NORN --
   parents of bride: David WARDS/Isabella Bain LOGIE -- 
    Witnesses: William LAIRD, Mary B. B. WARDS.

Registered in CANISBAY, CAITHNESS --
-GROS ref. #035/00,0004 /marriages 1884-

1884- Page 2 #4  / February --

 William LAIRD--[Burray, Orkney] --
   {born on Burray}
  -married-
 Joanna Sinclair HENDERSON--[Freswick, Canisbay] --

   parents of groom: William LAIRD/Jane NORN --
   parents of bride: John HENDERSON/Elizabeth DUNNET -- 
    Witnesses: Jane LAIRD, Sutherland McKAY.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: John HENDERSON]

Registered in THURSO, CAITHNESS --
-GROS ref. #041/00,0029 /marriages 1884-

1884- Page 15 #29  / November --

 Sinclair Sutherland SPENCE--[Brims, Thurso] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 'Hellen' SUTHERLAND--[Kennachy, Reay] --

   parents of groom: David SPENCE/Betsy SUTHERLAND --
   parents of bride: Donald SUTHERLAND/Helen MOODIE -- 
    Witnesses: 'Nicol' ROBERTSON, Catherine SUTHERLAND.

   [listed as a Deceased Parent: Helen MOODIE]

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #685/04,0314 /marriages 1884-

1884- Page 157 #314  / December --

 Peter MacDONALD--[{'No. 6'?} Northumberland Place, Edinburgh] --
  -married-
 Harriet ROSIE--[No. 4 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}

   parents of groom: John MacDONALD/{unable to decipher first name} ANDERSON --
   {Unmarried} parents of bride: {father not given in record}/'Harriet' ROSIE --
        {
record has 'Harriet' ROSIE as the mother, but I believe this is incorrect --
            by my research, the mother should be 'Isabella' ROSIE
}

    Witnesses: Christina McGILL, {unable to decipher first name} 'McDONALD'.

Registered in EDINBURGH --
-GROS ref. #692/02,0198 /marriages 1884-

1884- Page 99 #198  / August --

 Thomas LAUGHTON--['3 Hope Street, No. Leith'] --
   {born on South Ronaldsay}
  -married-
 'Phebie' Marshall McINTOSH--[Leith] --

   parents of groom: James LAUGHTON/Jane GUNN --
   parents of bride: William McINTOSH/Isabella ROBERTSON -- 
    Witnesses: James REID, {unable to decipher first name} REID.

   [listed as Deceased Parents: William McINTOSH, Isabella ROBERTSON]