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John Sinclair               b. 1886

F. Hugh Sinclair

 

M. Sarah Craigie

m.

 

Issue

Jenny Sinclair

m. ______  Pattison. Living in Largs 1989

 

Hugh Sinclair

 

 

 

Walter Sinclair

 

 

 

Margaret Sinclair

 m. Lindsay

 

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Annabella Craigie,  Falquoy 

F. James Craigie

b. 7.6.1872.    d. 1963

M. Janet Sinclair

 

m.   James Clouston, Tou

 

Issue

James Clouston

 

 

 

Clara Clouston

 

 

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John Craigie    Furse

F. James Craigie

1875 - 1948

M. Janet Sinclair

 

m.  Ann Russell of Brendale in 1902.   See

 

Issue

John Russell Craigie

 Died 1925 aged 23

 

Jessie Alexina Craigie

 b. 1903

 (Cissie)

 

Alice Craigie

 b. 1904

 

 

Sarah (Sally) Craigie

 b. 1906

 

 

Clara Craigie

 

 

 

James Craigie

1909-1910

 

 

James Craigie

 

 

 

Kathleen Craigie

 

 

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Jessie Alexina Craigie    Falquoy

F. James Craigie

b. 25.4.1879

M. Janet Sinclair

 

m.   John Craigie, Cruar No issue

 

Alexina was aged 101 years when she died. Her sisters, Annabella, Sarah, and Alice all survived well into their 90s.

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Clara Craigie    Falquoy

F. James Craigie

b. 1881

M. Janet Sinclair

 

m.   Hugh Pearson, Kirkgate,  Went to Canada

 

Issue

No details

 

 

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James Craigie    Falquoy

F. James Craigie

 

M. Janet Sinclair

m.   Maggie Ann Lyon, Ervadale

 

Issue

James Craigie

 

 

 

George Craigie

 

 

 

Sinclair Craigie

 Died as a young man. Unmarried

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Sarah Craigie    Falquoy

F. James Craigie

b. 1886  d. 1980

M. Janet Sinclair

 

m.   William Costie, Postman, Kirkwall in 1914.  No issue

 

This couple ran the tennis courts and billiards rooms in Main Street, Kirkwall for many years.

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Alice Craigie    Falquoy

F. James Craigie

b. 1891   d. 1991 aged 99

M. Janet Sinclair

 

m.   Hugh Mainland, Weyland and Gairsay, later Hurtiso  in 1912

 

Issue

Jane Mainland

 

 

 

Alice Mainland

 Died in her 20s

 

 

Molly Mainland

 

 

 

Hugh Mainland

 

 

 

William Mainland

 

 

 

Clara Cathleen

 Died in infancy 1928

 

 

Dorothy Mainland

 

 

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Hugh Sinclair    Vacquoy  A joiner

F. John Sinclair

1901-1994

M. Barbara Gibson

 

m.   _______   Linklater, Curquoy

 

Issue

Hugh

 

 

 

This family went to Saskatchewan, Canada in the early 1930s.

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Violet Sinclair      b. 1882 in Edinburgh

F. James Sinclair

                            d. 16.6.1940, age 58 in Egilsay

M. Margaret Alexander

 

m. George Mainland, Weyland, Egilsay in 1908 in Kirkwall.      In Gairsay for a time.

 

Issue

Sarah Ann Mainland

b. 23.9.1908

Eglsay

    m. Hugh Walls.  See  
       
  Alice Mainland b. 1911 Egilsay
    m. Sam Craigie  
       
  James Mainland b. c1920 Egilsay

 

 

d. 27.3.1943, age 22 in WW2

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Robert Sinclair    Sketquoy

F. Robert  Sinclair

b. 1891  d. 1972

M. Margaret Flaws

 

m.   Annie Leonard, Cruannie.  Annie died in 1969 aged 84.

 

Issue

Armit Sinclair

 

 

 

Netta Sinclair

 

 

 

James Sinclair

 Died in 1939 aged 17

 

George Sinclair

 

 

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George Sinclair    Sketquoy

F. Robert  Sinclair

1893 - 1948

M. Margaret Flaws

 

m.   Lilla Inkster.  No issue

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Annabella Sinclair    Sketquoy 

F. Robert  Sinclair

b. 13.8.1903.  d.1999

M. Margaret Flaws

 

m.   James Clouston, Tou in 1925

 

Issue

Evelyn

 d. 2010 in Rousay

 

 

Edna

 

 

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Annabella Inkster

F. David Inkster

b. 1886

M. Isabella Sinclair

 

m.               In Canada

 

Issue

1 son, 1 daughter

 

 

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William Inkster    Furse

F. David Inkster

1888 - 1955

M. Isabella Sinclair

 

m. 1)  Ann Inkster, Westness, (1884 - 1953),  Went to Manitoba, Canada in 1911.

 

Issue

Annabelle Inkster

b. 1911

 

 

Mary Inkster

b. 1912

 

 

Florence Inkster

b. 1914

Died 1981

 

Sinclair Inkster

b. 1916

Died 1986

 

David Inkster

b. 1919

Died 1990

 

Margare Inkstert

b. 1921

 

 

Ida Inkster

b. 1924

 

 

m. 2)  Beatrice Dexter (m.s.Craigie), Everybist.  Her second marriage.  No issue.

 
               Annabelle m. Joe Chalmers. Issue - Douglas.

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Lydia Inkster    Cavit

F. David Inkster

 

M. Isabella Sinclair

m.   Alexander Logie.  Went to Canada

 

Issue

1 son, 1 daughter

 

 

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Ethel Inkster    Cavit

F. David Inkster

 

M. Isabella Sinclair

m.  John Cruickshanks, Aberdeen

 

Issue

Son

 

 

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Violet Inkster    Cavit

F. David Inkster

Died 1951 aged 50

M. Isabella Sinclair

 

m.  Robert Learmonth

 

Issue

Anna Learmonth

 m. Roy Russell   See  Postman in Holm.

 

Robert Learmonth

 Dundee

 

 

Before her marriage Violet had a son, John Inkster, who married Dorothy Mainland . John died in 1977 aged 55.

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Lilla Inkster

F. David Inkster

Died in 1971 aged 65.

M. Isabella Sinclair

 

m.   John Johnston, Testaquoy, Wyre

 

Issue

Isabel Johnston

 

 

 

James Johnston

 

 

 

John Johnston

 

 

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Robert Inkster    Cavit, later Tankerness

F. David Inkster

 

M. Isabella Sinclair

m. Williamina Flaws.      See

 

Issue

Daughter

 

 

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Minnie Inkster     Cavit

F. David Inkster

Died in 1962 aged 56.

M. Isabella Sinclair

 

m.   Alexander Craigie, Bu, Wyre.  He died in 1957 aged 58.

 

Issue

David Craigie

 m.  _____.  Issue Vincent, Bruce

 

Fred Craigie

 Australia

 

 

Anna Craigie

 m. Hamish Delday.  Issue Heather, Margaret

 

Margaret Craigie

 m. George  _____.  (Manchester)    Issue - Lorna, Sandra.

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John Craigie

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.   Christian Marwick

 

Issue

Jean Craigie

b. 1795

 

 

Barbara Craigie

1797-1875

  Katherine Craigie b. 21.9.1802  
       
  Jean d. 1886 at Furse,  unmarried.     

 

Barbara married John Craigie

 

 

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Maggie Jessie Craigie     Deithe

F. Hugh Craigie

b. 5.2.1889

M. Margaret Inkster

 

m.   Hugh Inkster, Westness

 

Issue

Hugh (Hugo) Inkster

 

 

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Mary Jane Craigie     Deithe

F. Hugh Craigie

b. 11.11.1890

M. Margaret Inkster

 

m.______  Sutherland, Stromness

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James CB Craigie     Deithe

F. Hugh Craigie

b. 1895.  d. 1977

M. Margaret Inkster

 

m.   Maggie Jessie Flaws, Hammerfiel

 

Issue

Neil Craigie

 

 

 

Francis Craigie

 Died in adulthood

 

Thomas Craigie

 

 

 

James was a postman, firstly in Rousay, and latterly in Sandwick.

Thomas was adopted by his aunt Barbara and her husband Thomas Mainland.

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Arnott Gibson       Quoys, Evie, later near Nairn

F. Robert Gibson

 

M. Mary Ann Gibson

m. 1)    Violet Scarth

 

Issue

Robert Scarth Gibson

 

 

 

Rhona Marwick Gibson

 

Canada

 

m. 2)   Ivy Scarth.  Sister of first wife.  See

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Barbara Craigie     Deithe

F. Hugh Craigie

b. 22.3.1893

M. Margaret Inkster

 

m.   Thomas Mainland, policeman.  No issue.

 

They adopted Thomas, son of Barbara's brother, James

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David Gibson,  Brough.  Fisherman

F. John Gibson

Died 1976 aged 69

M. Maggie Craigie

 

m.   Mary Jane Donaldson, Vacquoy in 1941.   See

 

Issue

Mary Craigie

b. 1942

 

  Margaret Craigie b. 1946  
       
  Mary m. James Johnston, Wyre    

 

Margaret m. Hugh, son of Hugh Mainland and Kathleen Linklater

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Mary Cooper

F. William Cooper

Died 1932 aged 52

M. Mary J. Gibson

 

m.   James Gibson, Hullion.  James died in 1948 aged 76.

 

Issue

See entry for James Gibson

 

 

Mary's father, William Cooper, was the schoolmaster at Wasbister for most of the 1870s and 1880s. Although he was regarded as a good teacher, he was dismissed when he fell out of favour, at a personal level, with members of the School Board of that time.

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John Gibson     Avalsay

F. George Gibson

Died 1967 aged 80.

M. Annabella Logie

 

m.   Cissie Harrold, Springfield.  See

 

Issue

Alfred Gibson

 Unmarried

 

 

Kathleen Gibson

 

 

 

Edith Gibson

 

 

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Minna Gibson     Avalsay

F. George Gibson

Died 1968 aged 78.

M. Annabella Logie

 

m.   George Reid, Tratland

 

Issue

Annie Reid

 

 

 

Minnie Reid

 

 

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Edith Gibson     Avalsay

F. George Gibson

d. 1982 aged 80.

M. Annabella Logie

 

m.   James Marwick of Midgar   Died 1965.       See                   No issue

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George William Marwick

F. William Marwick

b. 1896

M. Annie Taylot

 

m.   Peggy Sutherland.         See            No issue

 

William had a shop at Rousay pier. He went round the island once a week with a horse-drawn van.

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Edith Marwick

F. William Marwick

 

M. Annie Taylor

m.   Hugh Seatter, Melsetter

 

Issue

Hugh Marwick

 

 

 

Maureen Marwick

 

 

 

Olive Marwick

 

 

 

Elsie Marwick

 Nursing sister

 

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William Hugh Johnston (Hughie)     Marston, Kirkwall

F. Hugh Johnston

b.11.12.1909 in Kirkwall.     d. 1996 in Chelmsford, Essex        

M. Hannah Marwick

Had a son  Hugh Craigie Johnston with Anna Craigie of Myre, Orphir
m. 1) Bjorg Mathieson Henriquez (Norwegian)         Div 19.8.1952                     No issue
m. 2) Ivy Perkins, a widow    d. 20.4.1972
Issue     Jane Elizabeth Marwick Johnston             b. 29.9.1963                  Little Aden, Saudi Arabia
m. 3) Helen Mary Metcalf on 17.7.1976     d. 27.8.1995                       No issue

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Hannah Marwick Johnston     Marston, Kirkwall

F. Hugh Johnston

b. 9.5.1914 in Kirkwall     d. 19.5.2006, age 92 in Kirkwall

M.Hannah Marwick

m. Alexander (Sandy) Rendall on 5.12.1941 in Kirkwall                 Farmer

 

Issue

James Marwick Rendall 

b. 15.5.1946 

Kirkwall

 

David Johnston Rendall

b. 3.9.1949

Kirkwall

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Hugh Johnston     Marston, Kirkwall

F. John Johnston

b. 19.3.1863 in Wyre        d. 26.3.1938, age 75 in Marston Kirkwall

M. Ann Sabiston

 

m.   Hannah Marwick, Corse on 18.3.1898 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Hannah Marwick

 

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Olive Marwick     Edinburgh

F. George G. Marwick

 

M. Lottie Martin

m.   Jan Mulewski.  No issue

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George Marwick     Edinburgh

F. George G. Marwick

 

M. Lottie Martin

m.   Isabel Henry

 

Issue

George Marwick

b. 23.12.1939

 

 

Jacqueline Marwick

b. 14.11.1947

 

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Kenneth Marwick   Edinburgh

F. George G. Marwick

 

M. Lottie Martin

m.   Grace Thomson

 

Issue

Madge Marwick

b. 6.9.1940

 

 

Ian Marwick

b. 19.6.1944

 

 

Valerie Marwick

b.2.12.1951

 

 

              Valerie has a son, Douglas. Her home is Edinburgh

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Lilla Inkster

F. William Inkster

 

M. Jean Learmonth

m.   George Sinclair, Sketquoy.  No issue

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Annie Inkster

F. William Inkster

 

M. Jean Learmonth

m.  _____   Booth          South Africa

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Ruby Inkster

F. William Inkster

 

M. Jean Learmonth

m.   Isaac Marwick, Guidal.  His second marriage.

 

Issue

Rhona Marwick

 

 

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James Gibson     Flintersquoy

F. Alexander Gibson

1798 187

M. Margaret Craigie

 

m.   Mary Marwick.  1794-1872.  Daughter of George Marwick and Barbara Marwick.

 

Issue

Ann Gibson

b. 24.11.1835

Died 1851

 

Maggie Gibson

b. 22.10.1832

 

 

Mary Gibson

b. 22.10.1830

 

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Charles Logie, Joiner, Rose Cottage.

F. Charles Logie

Died 1965 aged 62 

M. Alice Gibson

 

m.   Alice Stout in 1937.  No issue

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