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  1. orkney interests

    Since there is no Orkney forum (that I can see), I'll post this here. I'm looking for the names James Simpson and Elizabeth Wall, in South Ronaldsay, Orkney (sometime prior to 1837) and have not been able to locate any marriage certificate for them despite searching for 10 years. I've just...

    Started by Burrow Digger‎, 10-05-2005 4:00 AM
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  2. William SINCLAIR b. 1766

    Is it possible that William was born in Harray, Orkney and registered in Reay, Caithness? The information I have on William Sinclair (my 4th Great Grandfather) is that he was born in1766 East-on-Quay, Harray Orkney. His father's name Alex, brother Thomas and sisters Ann and Mary. He came to...

    Started by Riverside3‎, 13-10-2010 9:25 PM
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  3. HALCRO, James

    Searching for info on James Halcro b. abt 1772, Orkney the family emigrated to Canada and settled in Montreal, Quebec. Any help would be appreciated.

    Started by purnellkid‎, 22-02-2010 4:24 PM
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  4. Question Thomas James Clark Stuart b1878

    I am looking for Thomas Stuart born b1878 Elgin to Ann Grant and William Stuart ,did he move to Highland Park, Kirkwall, in 1890 with his uncle James Grant any help with this would be great.Thanks Arcot

    Started by Arcot‎, 14-10-2009 12:37 PM
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  5. Orkney Taylors -Marwick

    I have traced my family back from Canada (Hudsons Bay Company) to Marwick, Birsay, Orkney and an Alexander Taylor (b1741?) who married Marion Captain in 1787. I think Alexanders' father is Henry Tayler, and Henrys' father is Johne Tailyeour, but that is just guesswork. I would like to know how...

    Started by Dennis Lord‎, 15-02-2008 3:54 AM
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    21-06-2009, 3:12 AM Go to last post
  6. John King of Orkney

    I seem to have these rushes of blood to the head every now and then after a period of no research for months! Must be that the winter is approaching and getting to be more inside the house. Looking again at my Orkney roots and I'm trying to locate the marriage and death of John King b. 31 Oct...

    Started by Gordon S‎, 13-03-2009 6:35 AM
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  7. Drever Daughter of Orkney

    Looking for a daughter of Orkney couple James Drever, b c1876 and Robina Gibson Stevenson, b1868. Couple had 4 children James b. 1899, Robert b. 1900, Margaret b. 1902 and one other daughter that I cannot find. Also cannot find any marriage details for any of the children either. Primarily...

    Started by Gordon S‎, 12-03-2009 7:01 PM
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  8. Taylor & Cromarty

    Hi, I am researching a Margaret Taylor born 1811 orkney islands. Father was Magnus Taylor and Mother was Jean Cromarty. Anyone have information on these families. Dianne Duncan|book2||book2|

    Started by dianne duncan‎, 20-10-2008 3:28 AM
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