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Robert Gibson     Langskaill                          

F. Robert Gibson

 

M. Isabella Craigie

m. 1)   Lydia Craigie, Turbitail

 

Issue

See entry for Lydia Craigie

 

m. 2)   Mary Ann Gibson, Curquoy. 

 

Issue

Louise Gibson

 

 

 

Irvine Gibson

South Africa.  Unmarried

 

James Gibson

Australia.  Several children

 

Arnott Gibson

One son

 

 

m. 3)   Mary Marwick, Quoys, Evie.         No issue

 
Robert Gibson farmed firstly at Langskaill and later in Stenness and at Hurtiso, Holm.  He moved to Quoys, Evie on his third marriage   Arnott farmed near Nairn.

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John Gibson    Langskaill

F. Robert Gibson

b. 1865

M. Isabella Craigie

 

m. 1)            in Cape Town

 

Issue

2 sons, 2 daughters

 

 

 

m. 2)        Issue - None

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Hugh Gibson (Dr)       Langskaill

F. Robert Gibson

b. 1875

M. Isabella Craigie

 

m.   Louise C Smith on 4.12.1905 in Kirkwall

 

Issue

John Gibson

b. 10/4/1907

Hoy,  Orkney

 

Hugh Gibson

b. 10/4/1907

Hoy, Orkney. Twin of John

 

Isabella Gibson

b. c1910

 

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Alexander Grieve     Howe, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

 

M. Margaret Gibson

m.   Margaret Stevenson, Kirbist.  See . This family emigrated to New Zealand

 

 

Issue

Alexander Grieve

 

 

 

Margaret Grieve

 

 

 

James Grieve

 

 

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Isabella Grieve    Howe, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

 

M. Margaret Gibson

m.   John Hourie

 

Issue

Helen Hourie

 

 

 

Isabella Hourie

 

 

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Robert Grieve    Whitlett, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

Died 1939

M. Margaret Gibson

 

m.   Mary Seatter

 

Issue

Maggie Ellen Grieve

 m. Alex. Dunnett

 

James Grieve

 New Zealand

 

 

Robert Grieve

 

 

 

Lillian Grieve

 New Zealand

 

 

Mima Grieve

m. Robert Couper. Went to New Zealand

 

Robina Grieve

 

 

 

George Grieve

 Caithness

 

 

William Grieve

 

 

 

Marian Grieve

 

 

 

Thomas Grieve

 

 

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Robina Grieve    Howe, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

1865 - 1951

M. Margaret Gibson

 

m.   James Bews, Meaness, Egilsay       1862 - 1923

 

Issue

James Bews

 

Killed in World War 1

 

Margaret Jessie Bews

b. 1900

 

 

Mary Ellen Bews

b. 1902

d. 1945

 

Isabella Bews

b. 1903

d. 1988

 

Hugh Bews

b. 1898

d. 1941 Unmarried

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Mary Jane Grieve    Howe, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

 

M. Margaret Gibson

m.   William Harcus

 

Issue

James Harcus

 

 

 

William Harcus

 

 

 

Marian Harcus

 

 

 

Ella Harcus

 

 

 

Henry Harcus

 

 

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Kitty Grieve    Howe, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

 

M. Margaret Gibson

m.   John Linklater

 

Issue

John Linklater

 

 

 

James Linklater

 

 

 

Archibald Linklater

 

 

 

Margaret Linklater

 

 

 

Thomas Linklater

 

 

 

Kathleen Linklater

 

 

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Lily Grieve    Howe, Egilsay

F. James Grieve

 

M. Margaret Gibson

m.   James Seatter, Howe

 

Issue

James Seatter

 

 

 

Violet Seatter

 m. Robert Craigie, Vaddy

 

William Seatter

 

 

 

George Seatter

 

 

 

Kathleen Seatter

 

 

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Minnie (Mymie) Grieve

F. James Grieve

 

M. Margaret Gibson

m.   William Leonard, Cruannie

 

Issue

Rose Mary Leonard

 

 

 

5 others

 

 

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Maggie Gibson    Sunnyside

F. David Gibson

 

M. Ann Mainland

m.   John Logie

 

Issue

Helen Logie

 

 

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Mary Gibson    Sunnyside

F. David Gibson

 

M. Ann Mainland

m.   David Harcus

 

Issue

David Harcus

 

 

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Jeannie Gibson    Sunnyside

F. David Gibson

 

M. Ann Mainland

m.   Alexander Leask     Latterly Rector of Kirkwall Grammar School

 

Issue

Son Leask

 

Died in infancy

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Rosalie Gibson     Sunnyside

F. David Gibson

 

M. Ann Mainland

m.   Dan Stephen.          No issue

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Ida Gibson      Sunnyside

F. David Gibson

Teacher

M. Ann Mainland

 

m.   James Benston, Eday

 

Issue

Hamish Benston

 

 

 

Ann Benston

 

 

 

Rosalie Benston

 

 

 

David Benston

 

 

 

Jean Benston

 

 

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David Marwick    Kirkwall

F. David Marwick

 

M. Mary Mainland

m.   Isa Wilson

 

Issue

Bella Marwick

 

 

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Mary Jean Marwick     Kirkwall

F. David Marwick

 

M. Mary Mainland

m.   George Shearer

 

Issue

David Shearer

 

 

 

William Shearer

 

 

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Hannah Robertson    Hunclett

F. James Robertson.  See

 

M. Jean Marwick

m.   _______  Griffiths    No issue

 
James Robertson, who married Jean Marwick, was a son of James Robertson.

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James Robertson    Hunclett

F. James Robertson.  See

 

M.Jean Marwick

m.   Pearl   ______   America.  No issue

 
James Robertson, who married Jean Marwick, was a son of James Robertson.

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Maggie Robertson    Hunclett

F. James Robertson.   See

 

M. Jean Marwick

m.    J. Robertson.  No issue

 
James Robertson, who married Jean Marwick, was a son of James Robertson.

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Jane Swan (Jeannie) Gibson

F. George Gibson

b. 26.1.1885 in Kirkwall

M. Rebecca Pottinger

d. 1979 in South Africa
 

m.   Gavin Mowat on 31.3.1909 in Buffalo, NY, USA.   Jane lived in Buffalo 1907 - 1910

       b. 1881 in Leith, Edinburgh       Clerk then missionary
       d. 1950 in Zambia

 

Issue

Rebecca Gibson (Ruby) Mowat

b. 24.8.1910

49 Iona Street, Leith, Edinburgh

 

Henry Gavin Mowat

b. 1912

Portuguese West Africa (Angola)

 

George Gibson Gray Mowat

b. 1914

Portuguese West Africa (Angola)

 

James Mowat

b. 10.11.1915

Portuguese West Africa (Angola)

 

Anna Mowat

b. 10.11.1915

Portuguese West Africa (Angola)

 

Arnott Pottinger Mowat

b. 1917

Portuguese West Africa (Angola)

Daisy Roberta Mowat b. 1919 Portuguese West Africa (Angola)
Gavin Mowat was a clerk when daughter Rebecca Mowat was born in 1910.  He was later described as a missionary in the 1911 census for Edinburgh.
This family travelled from Southampton to Ellis Island, NY on the ship Olympic, arriving 11.10.1921.  Their previous residence was Lusaka, N Rhodesia.
They travelled from Montreal, Quebec to Liverpool on the ship Tyrrhenia, arriving 8.7.1922.  Their onward address was 49 Iona Street, Edinburgh. 

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Barbara Gibson     Vacquoy

F. Alexander Gibson

b. 1865

M. Margaret Learmonth

 

m.   John Sinclair, Joiner, Stenisgorn

 

Issue        See entry for John Sinclair

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Maggie Gibson    Vacquoy

F.Alexander Gibson

b. 1865

M. Margaret Learmonth

 

m.    James Inkster of Woo.  See.  Formerly of Barebraes.    .    No issue

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John Gibson    Vacquoy

F. Alexander Gibson

b. 1867

M. Margaret Learmonth

 

m.    Ellen Miller

 

Issue

John Gibson

 Teacher

 

 

Alfred Gibson

 m. Thora Kirkness 

 

James Gibson

 

 

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Elsie Clara Gibson    Vacquoy

F.Alexander Gibson

b. 1869

M. Margaret Learmonth

 

m.    Alexander Learmonth, Quoydandy, St. Ola

 

Issue

William Learmonth

 

 

 

Jeannie Learmonth

 

 

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Alice Gibson     Vacquoy

F. Alexander Gibson

b. 1873

M. Margaret Learmonth

 

m.    Robert Learmonth

 

Issue

Robert Learmonth

 

 

 

Margaret Learmonth

 

 

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Mary Logie    Born at Quoygrinnie in 1873

F. John Logie

 Unmarried

M. Mary Gibson

 

Mary was a nurse. She died at Rose Cottage, Rousay in 1948

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Hugh Craigie   

F. Hugh Craigie

b. 1886 in Rousay

M. Mary Mainland

d. 1942 (age 55) in Kirkwall

 

m.   Margaret Marwick of Scockness in 1915 in Rousay

 

Issue      See entry for Margaret Marwick

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Margaret Jane Craigie (Maggie)

F.  Hugh Craigie

b. 1.11.1893 in Rousay

M. Mary Mainland

d. 1935 (age 41) in Kirkwall

 

m.   James Lyon, Ervadale, in 1916 in Rousay.    

 

Issue

Margaret Mary Lyon

b. 1916

Rousay

 

Catherine Isabella Lyon

b. 1919

Rousay

 

James Lyon

b. 1920

Rousay

 

Ann Lyon

b. 1923

Rousay

 

Hugh Lyon

b. 1925

Rousay

 

Robert Watson Lyon

b. 1929

Rousay

 

Elizabeth Craigie Lyon (Elsie)

b. 1932

Rousay

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Lydia Sinclair    Onzibist, Wyre

F. David Sinclair

 

M. Lydia Mainland

m   .William Sinclair, Aviedale, Rendall

 

Issue

Fred Sinclair

 

m. Netta Wood, Evie

 

Mary Sinclair

 

m.  _____   Hutchison.

 

William(?) Sinclair

 

 

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Mymie Sinclair, ,  Onzibist, Wyre

F. David Sinclair

Died 1960 aged 69

M. Jemima Craigie

 

m.   John Petrie, Midhouse, Burray.  John died in 1916 aged 31.

 

Issue

George Petrie

 

 

 

John Petrie

 

 

 

Mary Ann Petrie

 

 

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Isabella Craigie          Post Office, Hullion

F. John Craigie

b. 8.4.1880 in Rousay

M. Mary Sinclair

d. 1937 (age 57) in Rousay

 

m.   James Yorston on 29.12.1914 in Rousay

 

Issue

Mary Craigie Yorston

b. 1916

Rousay

 

James Kirkness Yorston

b. 1917

Rousay

 

Lilla Sinclair Yorston

b. 1918

Rousay

 

John Craigie Yorston

b. 1920

Rousay

 

Hugh Sinclair Yorston

b. 1922

Rousay                        d. 2001

 

Anna Logie Yorston

b. 1922

Rousay                        Twin of Hugh

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Anna Logie Craigie            Post Office, Hullion

F. John Craigie

b. 2.3.1883 in Rousay

M. Mary Sinclair

d. 1949 (age 65) in Rousay

 

m.   John Gibson Marwick. Knarston, later Innister in 1910 in Rousay

 

Issue        See entry for John Gibson Marwick

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John Sinclair Craigie        PO Hullion     Later at Myre, Orphir

F. John Inkster Craigie

b. 14.6.1884 in Rousay

M. Mary Sinclair

d. 1975 (age 90) in Stromness
 

m.   Agnes Pirie Corsie, Knarston on 13.2.1911 in Rousay

 

Issue

Margaret Mary Craigie

b. 1912

Rousay

 

Anna Evelyn Craigie

b. 9.2.1916 

Kirkwall

 

John Corsie Craigie

b. 1920

Orphir

 

Sinclair Sketha Craigie

b. 1928

Orphir

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Mary Alexander

F. James Alexander

 

M. Ann Sinclair

m.   John Learmonth, Quoys, Wasbister, later Howe, Shapinsay

 

Before her marriage, Mary had a daughter, Mary Ann Craigie, b. 18.5.1886 whose father was John M Craigie . Mary Ann married Sam Walls, and their son, Hugh, married Sarah Ann Mainland.  See

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Lydia Alexander

F. James Alexander

 

M. Ann Sinclair

m.   William Harcus

 

Issue

Ann Harcus

 

 

 

Mima Harcus

 

 

 

Bella Harcus

 

 

 

Jean Harcus

 

 

 

Edith Harcus

 

Died aged 21.

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Isabella Sinclair        Greenock

F. Hugh Sinclair

b. 8.8.1883 in Rousay

M. Sarah Craigie

d. 1915 (age 30) in Greenock
 
m.   Sydney Chapman in 1910 in Greenock
       

Issue

Sydney George Sinclair Chapman
  Eric Primrose Chapman                           
       

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