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James Johnston     Orphir

F. Alexander Johnston

 

M. Maggie Miller

m.  Lizzie Gorn       No issue

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Tina Mathieson     Stromness

F. William Mathieson

 

M. Mary Miller

m. James Craigie, Falquoy in 1937.    Later near Nairn

 

Issue See entry for James Craigie  

 

Tina was the teacher at Wasbister from 1923 till her marriage in 1937.

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Peggy Mathieson    Stromness, later Kirkwall

F. William Mathieson

 

M. Mary Miller

m. Edgar Gibson, Kirkwall    Edgar died in 1977.  See

 

Issue

Gary Gibson

 

 

 

Rosemary Gibson

 

 

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Robert Learmonth

F. John Learmonth

b. 1917 in Firth

M. Adelaide Craigie

d. 177 (age 60) in Kirkwall

m. Marjory Linklater in 1940 in Kirkwall

 

Issue John Robert Learmonth b. 1949 Kirkwall     

m. Evelyn Sinclair in 1975 in Kirkwall

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Margeret Stella Learmonth        Finstown

F. John Learmonth

b. 1912 in Firth

M. Adelaide Craigie

d. 2004 (age 91) in Firth
 

m. George Craigie, Shapinsay   Lighthouse keeper in 1935 in Firth

 

Issue

Adelaide (Ada) Craigie

b. 1941

Firth

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Hilary Morgan     Kirkwall

F. Alexander Morgan

 

M. Helen Logie

m. George R Harcus

 

Issue

Morgan Harcus

 m. ----

 

 

Derek Harcus

 m. ----

 

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Hamish Benston   Laithe, Sandwick (1983)

F. David Benston

 

M. ---- Sinclair

m. Gladys Merriman

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Hazel Petrie    Tratland

F. John Petrie

 

M. Annie Reid

m. Ian Donaldson, Wasdale in 1961. Later at Coldomo, Stenness

 

Issue

Alastair Donaldson

 

 

 

Alan Donaldson

 

 

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Olive Petrie    Tratland

F. John Petrie

 

M. Annie Reid

m. Billy Kemp in 1968     Postman in Rousay

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Elizabeth Petrie    Warth, Sandwick

F. George Petrie

 

M. Minnie Reid

m. George Craigie, son of David and Lilla Craigie.    

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George Petrie    Kingshouse, Harray

F. George Petrie

 

M. Minnie Reid

m. Kristan Flett, Kingshouse

 

Issue

Lynn Petrie

b. 29.06.1962

 

 

Inga Petrie

m. Brian Craigie, son of William.   See

 

Sheena Petrie

 

 

 

Gail Petrie

 

 

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Lynn Petrie   Kingshouse, Harray    b.1962

F. George Petrie

 

M. Kristan Flett

m. Calum Flaws, Wyre, son of Edwin Flaws and Itha Shearer.    See

 

Issue

Neil Flaws

b. 02.04.1985

Died aged 5 months

 

Erica Flaws

b. 05.06.1986

 

 

Graham Flaws

b. 02.09.1987

 

 

Rachael Flaws

b. 02.06.1989

 

 

Megan-Lee Flaws

b. 05.11.1991

 

 

Andrew Flaws

b. 25.09.1993

 

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William Grieve         Digro, later Birsay

F. William Grieve

 b. 1915 in Rousay

M. Ann Leonard Corsie

d. 1982 (age 66) in Birsay
 

m. Lily Margaret Johnston, Newan in 1949 in Birsay

 

Issue

John Grieve

 

 

 

Kenneth Grieve

 

 

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Anne Eizabeth Grieve        Digro, later Kirkwall

F. William Grieve

b. 1914 in Rousay

M. Ann Leonard Corsie

 

m. William Swannay in 1944 in Kirkwall            No Issue.

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John David Grieve        Digro, later St.Ola

F. William Grieve

b. 1923 in Rousay

M. Ann Leonard Corsie

d. 2004 (age 81) in Rousay
 

m. Mabel Muir, North Ronaldsay in 1948 in Kirkwall

 

Issue

Ian Grieve

 

 

 

Sheena Grieve

 

 

 

William Grieve

 Twin 

 

 

Anita Grieve

 Twin

 

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Margaret Christine (Chrissie) Grieve       Digro

F. William Grieve

b. 1929 in Rousay

M. Ann Leonard Corsie

 

m. John Aldershaw in 1953 in Edinburgh

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Kathleen Grieve    Cruannie

F. Robert Grieve

 

M. Catherine Lyon

m. Harald Stockan, Sandwick in 1945

 

Issue

Lloyd Stockan

 m. Ann Robertson

 

 

Morris Stockan

 

 

 

Gary Stockan

 

 

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Mabel Grieve        Cruannie

F.Robert Grieve

 

M. Catherine Lyon

m.  David Gillespie, Longhope

 

Issue Beryl Gillespie m. Sigurd Simpson. Issue - Yvonne, Justin

 

Mervyn Gillespie

m. Flora Dunnett. Issue - Teresa, Desmond

 

     

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Robert Grieve     Cruannie

F. Robert Grieve

 

M. Catherine Lyon

m. Violet Couper, Kirkwall

 

Issue

Erlend Grieve

 

 

 

Robert Grieve

 m. Sheena Drever. Issue Graham

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Arnold Grieve    Cruannie

F.Robert Grieve

 

M. Catherine Lyon

m. Betty Groat in 1957

 

Issue

Elaine Grieve

 

 

 

George Grieve

 

 

 

Nigel Grieve

 

 

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George Grieve   Cruannie   b.1928  d. 1996

F.Robert Grieve

 

M. Catherine Lyon

m. Iris Moar

 

Issue

Michael Grieve

 

 

 

Jennifer Grieve

 m. Shuan Laing

 

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Gordon Taylor    Swandale, later Arbroath.

F. James Taylor

 

M. Mary Ann Grieve

m. Kirsty Urquhart

 

Issue

Lorraine Taylor

 

 

 

Harold Taylor

 

 

 

Alison Taylor

 

 

 

Kenneth Taylor

 

 

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Agnes Pirie Corsie         Knarston

F. John Corsie

b. 1887 in Rousay

M. Margaret Jane Skethaway

d. 1949 (age 62) in Orphir
 

m. John Sinclair Craigie, Joiner, Post Office, Hullion, later Orphir on 13.2.1911 in Rousay

 

Issue See entry for John Sinclair Craigie  

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Ann Leonard Corsie          Knarston

F. John Corsie

b. 1893 in Rousay

M. Margaret Jane Skethaway

d. 1975 (age 81) in Kirkwall
 

m. William Grieve, Digro.  Stonemason in 1914 in Rousay

 

Issue See entry for William Grieve

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Elizabeth Robertson Corsie         Knarston   

F. John Corsie

b. 1898 in Rousay

M. Margaret Jane Skethaway

d. 1985 (age 86) in Kirkwall
 

m. Robert Seatter, Banks, Sourin in 1917 in Rousay

 

Issue

Robert Seatter

b. 1917

Rousay

 

John King Seatter

b. 1920

Rousay

 

Edward Corsie Seatter

b. 1922

Rousay

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William Simpson Corsie         Glebe  

F. John Corsie

b. 1895 in Rousay

M. Margaret Jane Skethaway

d. 1972 (age 76) in Rousay
m. Lydia Gibson Baikie, Kirkwall in 1925 in Rousay.  See  
Issue Margaret Gibson Corsie (Peggy) b. 1931 Rousay
d. 1964 (age 33) Rousay
m. James Craigie (Steebly) in 1958 in Rousay

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Janet Corsie    Knarston   Died 1977 aged 86

F. John Corsie

b. 26.8.1890 in Rousay

M.Margaret Jane Skethaway

d. 1977 (age 86) in Rousay
 

m. Harry Hourston Sinclair, Newhouse, later at Knarston in 1911 in Kirkwall

 

Issue See entry for Harry Hourston Sinclair  

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Julia Gibson    Hullion

F. David Gibson

 

M. Edith Gibson

m. John Peace

 

Issue

David Peace

 

 

 

Debbie Peace

 

 

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Norman Gibson    Hullion

F. David Gibson

 

M. Edith Gibson

m. Julie -----, Archaeologist

 

Issue

Nancy Gibson

 

 

 

Jerry Gibson

 

 

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Bella Laird     Burray

F. Andrew Laird

 

M. Maryann Marwick

 

Issue

Moira Laird

 m. J Leslie

 

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Jeannie Laird    Burray

F. Andrew Laird

 

M. Maryann Marwick

m. Danny Wards

 

Issue

Eileen Wards

 m. R Garrioch

 

 

Derek Wards

 

 

 

Muriel Wards

 

 

 

Evelyn Wards

 m. Alan Cowie

 

 

Vera Wards

 

 

 

James Wards

 m. T Sinclair

 

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Ruby Laird     Burray

F. Andrew Laird

 

M. Maryann Marwick

m. David Pirie, Orphir

 

Issue

Thora Pirie

 

 

 

Carol Pirie

 

 

 

Edith Pirie

 

 

 

Sandra Pirie

 

 

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Connie Laird     Burray

F. Andrew Laird

 

M. Maryann Marwick

m. Alister Watson

 

Issue

Andrew Watson

 

 

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Annie Laird     Burray

F. Andrew Laird

 

M. Maryann Marwick

m. J Knowles, Lancaster

 

Issue Jeanne Knowles m. Ray Gibson.  Issue - Jayne, Mark, Joanne

Kathleen Knowles

m. Ken Baxter.  Issue - Darren and Craig

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Ian Donaldson     Wasdale, later Stenness

F. Thos. Donaldson See 

 

M. Margaret Lyon

m. Hazel Petrie, Tratland in 1961

 

Issue See entry for Hazel Petrie

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Robert Seatter   Banks, Sourin,  later Elsness, Sanday

F. Robert Seatter

b. 1917 in Rousay

M. Lizzie Corsie

d. 2014 (age 97) in Kirkwall
 

m. Chrissie davina Russell, Brendale in 1942 in Rousay    See

 

Issue Robert Michael Seatter b. 1942 Kirkwall

 

 

d. 1996 (age 54)

Sanday

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John Corsie Seatter    Banks, Sourin, later Graemsay

F. Robert Seatter

b. 1922 in Rousay

M. Lizzie Corsie

d. 2006 (*age 83) in Kirkwall
 

m. Gertrude Moar, Saviskaill in 1950 in Insch, Aberdeenshire

 

Issue See entry for Gertrude Moar  

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Cecilia (Cilla) Corsie           Knarston, later Ophir

F. John Corsie

b. 1904 in Rousay

M. Margaret Skethaway

d. 1994 (age 90) in Orphir

m. James Nicholson, Orphir in 1923 in Kirkwall

 

Issue:

Margaret Nicholson

b. 1924

Rousay

 

James Corsie Nicholson

b. 1927 Orphir
m. Jean Duncan Phillips in 1949 in Birsay

 

Agnes Scarth Nicholson

b. 1930

Orphir
m. Ronald Shearer in 1953 in Orphir               Went to Canada

 

Vera Ritch Nicholson

b. 1932

Orphir

d. 2013 (age 80) Ayr
m. Robert Sclater in 1948 in Kirkwall

 

Cecil Calder Nicholson

b. 1935

Orphir
m. Meta Hiebert in Canada

 

Malcolm Vivian Nicholson

 b. 1937

Orphir

d. 2009 (age 71) Largs

 

Robert Ivor Nicholson

b. 1941 

Orphir

 

Sylvia Joan Nicholson

b. 1945

Orphir                Went to Canada

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Maggie Laird   Burray   Died 1946

F. Andrew Laird

 

M. Maryann Marwick

m. Robert Sutherland    1911-1996

 

Issue

Andrew Sutherland

b. 08.06.1933

At Hillbank, Burray

 

Allan Sutherland

b. 14.05.1938

At Lancaster, England

 

Margaret Sutherland

b. 12.05.1944

At Hillbank, Burray

 

Sheila Sutherland

b. 27.11.1945

At Hillbank, Burray

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Thomas Sinclair     Formerly of Banks, Frotoft

F. Thomas Sinclair

 

M. Bella Flaws

m. Edna Marwick

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Muriel Sinclair    Banks, Frotoft

F. Thomas Sinclair

 

M. Bella Flaws

m. Philip Johnston, Stromness

 

Issue

Dawn Sutherland

 

 

 

Nicholas Sutherland

 

 

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William Marwick    Quoys, Wasbister  

F. Willaim Marwick

 1793-1865

M. Margaret Marwick

 

m.1)   Ann Craigie on  07.03.1815    (See note)

 

Issue

William Marwick

b. 08.12.1815

 

 

Bethinia Marwick

b. 09.08.1817

 

 

Isabel Marwick

b. 24.07.1820

 

 

James Marwick

b. 04.03.1823

 

 

Mary Marwick

b. 23.11.1825

 

 

Hugh Marwick

b. 24.01.1828

 

 

David Marwick

b. 26.09.1830

 

       
m.2)  Margaret Craigie
       
Issue Margaret Inkster Marwick b. 08.03.1834  

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Hugh Marwick   Quoys, Wasbister

F. William Marwick

Later Whitemeadows

M. Ann Craigie

 

m. Mary Inkster, Innister on 01.12.1858

 

Issue

Janet Marwick

b. 12.11.1859

 

 

Sarah Ann Marwick

b. 11.04.1862

 

 

Hugh Marwick

b. 20.11.1864

 

 

David Marwick

b. 16.09.1866

Went to Canada

 

James Mowat

b. 03.06.1869

At Whitemeadows

 

William Marwick

b. 10.07.1871

At Whitemeadows

 

Thomas Marwick

b. 23.06.1873

At Whitemeadows

 

John Marwick

b. 26.11.1875

 

 

Alexander Marwick

b. 10.12.1878

Went to Canada

 

Magnus Marwick

b. 14.10.1880

 

 

Hugh and Mary, the parents in this family, died in 1882 within a month of each other. He was aged 54 and she was 46.  Seven of the children were younger than 18 when they were orphaned.  Thomas Marwick b. 1873 has a descendant, Warren Gilbert living at Oromocto, New Brunswick, Canada, who contacted RCM in 1990 seeking information on his Marwick ancestry.

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Sarah Marwick      Whitemeadows   1862-1949

F. Hugh Marwick

 had a son

M. Mary Inkster,

                             James Marwick b. 1885, always known as James Smith

 

m. James Alexander, Burness    Died 1940.    No issue

       

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