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James Inkster     Ervadale, later Quoys, Sourin

F. William Inkster

b. 10.3.1836 in Rousay

M. Margaret Gibson

d. 10.2.1902 (age 65) in Rousay

 

m.   Margaret Pearson, Kirkgate in 1862 in Rousay

 

Issue

Margaret Inkster

b. 30.10.1861  

Rousay

    d. 1934 (age 73 Rousay
    m. John Sabiston in 1894 in Rousay    See
       

 

Mary Ann Inkster

b. 28.12.1862

Rousay

    d. 1866 (age 4) Rousay
       

 

James Inkster

b. 3.12.1864    

Rousay          Went to South Africa

       

 

William Inkster

b. 11.10.1866   

Rousay

    d. 1940 BC, Canada
       

 

Hugh Inkster

b. 17.1.1869     

Rousay

    d. 1933 (age 64) South Africa         See
       
  John Inkster b. 13.5.1873 Rousay              Went to South Africa

 

 

 

 

 

David Pearson Inkster

b. 8.5.1876

Rousay

    m. Alexina Sinclair in 1906 in Kirkwall      Went to Ontario
       
  Robert Inkster b. 26.11.1879 Rousay 
    Watchmaker & jeweller, went to Canada

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Hugh Inkster     Tou

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.   Isabel Craigie, Corse  (1781 - 1860) on 27.1.1801 in Rousay. 

      P: William Craigie and Ann McKinlay
       

Issue

Thomas Inkster

b. 6.7.1801

Rousay

 

Hugh Inkster

b. 6.7.1801

Rousay

 

Hugh Inkster

b. 5.9.1804

Rousay

 

Margaret Inkster

b. 10.8.1805

Rousay

 

Jean Inkster

b. 10.3.1807

Rousay

 

Cecilia Inkster

b. 24.10.1810

Rousay

 

Katherine Inkster

b. 7.11.1813

Rousay

 

James Inkster

b. 3.9.1815

Rousay

 

Robert Inkster

b. 18.8.1818

Rousay

 

John Inkster

b. 11.1.1821

Rousay

 

Ann Inkster

b. 6.2.1825

Rousay

 

Jean Inkster

b. 3.10.1826

Rousay

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Margaret Inkster     Tou

F. Hugh Inkster

1805 - 1888

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   James Inkster, Gorn

 

Issue

See entry for James Inkster

 

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Cecilia Inkster    Tou

F. Hugh Inkster

1810 - 1895

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   James Leonard, Grain, later Quoygray

 

Issue

See entry for James Leonard

 

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James Inkster    Tou, later Pliverha'

F. Hugh Inkster

b. 1815

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   Helen Eunson, Westray in 1848

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Robert Inkster     Tou, later Pliverha''

F.Hugh Inkster

b. 1818

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   Janet Inkster,  Deithe in 1849

 

Issue

John Inkster

b. 24.10.1850

 

 

Robert Inkster

b. 2.8.1852

 

 

Anne Inkster

b. 1860(?)

 

 

David Inkster

b. 1855

 

 

Mary Jane Inkster

b. 1858

 

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Thomas Inkster

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.   Christy Marwick

 

Issue

George Inkster

 

 

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George Inkster     Deithe

F. Thomas Inkster

1781 - 1867 (d. at Lingro)

M. Christy Marwick

 

m.   Jean Marwick at Cogar in 1814 (d. 1857, age 70)

       (Parents: John Marwick and Jean Marwick)

 

Issue

Hugh Inkster

b. 6.1.1815

 

 

Mary Inkster

b. 18.3.1816

 

 

Margaret Inkster

b. 4.8.1818

 

 

George Inkster

b. 7.7.1820

 

 

Janet Inkster

b. 10.5.1823

 

 

John Inkster

b. 11.2.1827

 

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Margaret Inkster     Deithe

F. George Inkster

b. 1818

M. Jean Marwick

 

m.   Magnus Alexander, Cairn in 1814

 

Issue 

Mary Alexander

b. 1845

 

 

David Alexander

b. 1847

 

 

Jane Alexander

b. 1849

 

 

James Alexander

b. 1854

 

 

Margaret Alexander

b. 1857

 

 

Hannah Alexander

b. 1860

 

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Janet Inkster     Deithe

F. George Inkster

b. 1823

M. Jean Marwick

 

m.   Robert Inkster, Pliverha' in 1849

 

Issue

See entry for Robert Inkster

 

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Margaret Alexander     Cairn

F. Magnus Alexander

b. 1857

M. Margaret Inkster

 

m.   James Sinclair, Stenisgorn

 

Issue

See entry for James Sinclair

 

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James Alexander     Cairn

F. James Alexander

1854 - 1923

M. Isabella Louttit

 

m.   Ann Sinclair, Stenisgorn

 

Issue

See entry for Ann Sinclair

 

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Margaret Gibson    1776-1861

F. John Gibson

 

M. Christy Marwick

m.   William Inkster, Eastafea (now part of Faraclett)

 

Issue

See entry for William Inkster,

 

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John Mainland     Avalsay             b. 8.3.1828

F. Leslie Mainland

M. Jean Mainland

m.   Barbara Mainland, Testaquoy, Wyre on 27.1.1854.  See      Went to America

       Parents: William Mainland & Alison Rendall

 

Issue

Jane Mainland

b. 22.8.1855

Avalsay, Rousay

 

John Mainland

b. 2.6.1857

Avalsay, Rousay

 

Magnus Mainland

b. 26.9.1863

Avalsay, Rousay          Died in infancy

 

William Mainland

b. 31.5.1866

Avalsay, Rousay

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Sarah Inkster           Innister

F. James Inkster

b. 2.8.1832 in Rousay

M. Betty Craigie

d. 1861 (age 29) in Rousay

 

m. John Mowat, Innister in 1852 in  Rousay.          No issue

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Chalmers Mainland    Avalsay     b. 3.4.1815

F. Leslie Mainland

 later Onzibist, Egilsay

M. Jean Mainland

 

m.   Isabella Gibson (b. 1820) on 11.12.1842 in Rousay

 

Issue

Isabella Mainland

b. 25.8.1844

 

 

James Mainland

b. 10.11.1846

 

 

John Mainland

b. 12.8.1851

 

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David Gibson     Sketquoy

F. Hugh Gibson

b. 1809

M. Janet Inkster

 

m.   Katherine Marwick, Falquoy

 

Issue

See entry for Katherine Marwick

 

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John Mowat     Innister    See

F. John Mowat

b. 25.8.1813 in Rousay

M. Katherine Inkster

d. 1868 (age 54) in Rousay

 

m.   1)  Sarah Inkster,  Innister in 1852 in Rousay         

 

No Issue

 

 

m.   2)   Margaret Marwick, Furse in 1862 in Rousay    See

 

Issue Elizabeth Mowat b. 12.2.1863 Rousay

 

John Mowat

b. 15.6.1865

Rousay             

d. 1891 (age 26) Rousay
Mary CLR Mowat b. 29.8.1866 Rousay

 

d. 1937 (age 70)

Rousay

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Robert Inkster     Gorn

F. John Inkster

b. 1807

M. Jean Craigie

 

m.   Mary Craigie, Hammer in 1838

 

Issue

James Inkster

b. 1840

 

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Mary Craigie     Hammer

F. David Craigie

b. 1809 in Rousay

M. Mary Ann Craigie

 

m.   Robert Inkster, Gorn in 1838 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Robert Inkster

 

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Alexander Louttit      c1781 - 1871  

F. Thomas Louttit

Latterly at Lower Blackhammer, Wasbister

M. Margaret Craigie

 

m.  1)   Barbara Craigie, Whoam in 1816

 

Issue

Janet Louttit

b. -.12.1816

 

 

Mary Louttit

b. 19.8.1818

 

 

m.  2)    Janet Craigie.  Janet lived from 1801 to 1881

            (Parents:  James Craigie and Oslay Marwick)

Issue

Edward Louttit

b. 7.2.1822

 

 

John Louttit

b. 15.11.1823

 

 

Barbara Louttit

b. 8.12.1825

Died 1891. Unmarried

 

William Louttit

b. 2.5.1828

 

 

Margaret Louttit

b. 7.4.1830

 

 

Betsy Louttit

b. 1835

 

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Edward Louttit     Manse, Wasbister

F. Alexander Louttit

b. 1822

M. Janet Craigie

 

m.   Margaret Johnston

 

Issue

See entry for  Margaret Johnston

 

 

It is said that Edward Louttit was expelled from Rousay by the laird for taking seagull eggs from the Lobist.  He went to Stronsay.

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Margaret LouttitLower Blackhammer

F. Alexander Louttit

1830 - 1893

M. Janet Craigie

 

m.   David Flaws, Hammerfield

 

Issue

See entry for David Flaws

 

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William Louttit    

F.  James Louttit

Born c. 1781. Died at Breckan in 1861

M. Ann Mainland

 

m.   Christian Craigie in 1807

       (Parents:  Andrew Craigie and Isabel Hourston)

 

Issue

Isabella Louttit

b. c.1811

 

 

Jane Louttit

b. c.1816

 

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Isabella Louttit     Breckan

F. William Louttit

b. c.1811

M. Christian Craigie

 

m.   James Alexander in 1844

 

Issue

William Alexander

b. 1846

 

 

James Alexander

b. 1848

 

 

Ann Alexander

b. 1850

 

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James Alexander     Breckan

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.   Barbara Marwick in 1810

 

Issue

Janet Alexander

b. 11.10.1811

 

 

James Alexander

b. 24.2.1815

at Catclaws

 

Mary Alexander

b. 24.2.1815

Twin of James

 

Magnus Alexander

b. 9.5.1819

at Catclaws

 

David Alexander

b. 14.7.1821

at Catclaws

 

Betty Alexander

b. 1.5.1824

m. Hugh Mowat

 

Margaret Alexander

b. 2.5.1813

m. James Craigie  See

 

William Alexander

b. 22.4.1827

Lost over the cliffs

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James Alexander     Breckan

F. James Alexander

b. 1815

M. Barbara Marwick

 

m.   Isabella Louttit in 1844

 

Issue

See entry for Isabella Louttit

 

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Mary Alexander     Breckan

F. James Alexander

1815 - 1862

M. Barbara Marwick

 

m.   John Kirkness, Quoyostray

 

Issue

See entry for John Kirkness

 

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Magnus Alexander     Cairn

F. James Alexander

b. 1819

M. Barbara Marwick

 

m.   Margaret Inkster, Deithe in 1844

 

Issue

See entry for  Margaret Inkster

 

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Janet Craigie           Greystane

F. Henry Craigie

b. 13.2.1847 in Rousay

M. Jane Craigie

d. 1895 (age 47) in Rousay

 

m.   William Marwick, Furse in 1868 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for William Marwick

 

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Betsy Louttit     Lower Blackhammer

F. Alexander Louttit

b. 1835

M. Janet Craigie

 

m.   John Craigie, Shalter

 

Issue

See entry for John Craigie

 

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Mary Kirkness     Grain

F. James Kirkness

1850 - 1915

M. Grace Craigie

 

m.   Hugh Inkster, Westness.  His second marriage

 

Issue

See entry for Hugh Inkster

 

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Alexander Robertson Leonard      Grips 

F. Malcolm Leonard

1864 - 1939

M. Mary Craigie

Alexander Leonard went to NZ - lived at Balclutha, Otago 

 

m.  Isabella Garson on 6.6.1890 in Waihola, Otago, NZ.   Isabella was born in Eday.

      (Alexander and Isabella went to NZ as an engaged couple.)

      d. 1951 aged 84.  Her parents were John Garson and Mary Craigie from Eday.

Issue

Isa Leonard

b. 14.3.1891 

d. 1927.  Unmarried

 

Alick Leonard

b. 1892

 

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Alick Leonard     Balclutha, NZ 

F. Alexander Leonard

1892 - 1962

M. Isabella Garson

 

m.  Emmeline Hamilton in 1924

 

Issue

James Alexander

b. 10.5.1929

 

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James Alexander Leonard     Balclutha, NZ

F. Alick Leonard

b. 1929

M. Emmeline Hamilton

 

m.  Jean Isobel Mosley

 

Issue

James Malcolm Leonard

b. 4.4.1954

 

 

David Leonard

 

 

 

Karen Jean Leonard

 

 

 

Judith Anne Leonard

 

 

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James Malcolm Leonard     Balclutha, NZ

F. James A. Leonard

b. 1954

M. Jean Isobel Mosley

 

m.  Barbara Anne Aitken in 1976

 

Issue

Rebecca Anne Leonard

b. 1.10.1983

 

 

Caleb Leonard

 

 

 

Kristie Leonard

 

 

 

(James) Malcolm Leonard has been a professional sheep shearer since 1973 and sheared his millionth sheep in December 1997.  Although some old shearers have achieved this record, Malcolm achieved it at a much younger age.

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William Marwick     Quoygray

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Margaret Marwick

 

Issue

William Marwick

b. 1793

 

 

Jean Marwick

b. 24.5.1795

 

 

Mary Marwick

b. 24.3.1799

m. John Inkster in 1827

      Issue: John b. 10.6.1828

 

Margaret Marwick

b. 3.9.1803

 

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Hugh Marwick     Falquoy

F. George Marwick

1816 - 1849

M. Marian Hourston

 

m.   Margaret Craigie, Hullion in 1847

 

Issue

Robert Marwick

b. 8.3.1848

 

 

Margaret Craigie later married a Peter Robertson.

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Hugh Craigie

F. NK

b. c.1750 in Rousay

M. NK

 

m.  Janet Marwick

 

Issue

Hugh Craigie

b. c.1778

Rousay

 

Henry Craigie

b. c.1778

Rousay

 

Janet Craigie

b. c.1789

Rousay

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Janet Craigie

F. Hugh Craigie

b. c. 1779 in Rousay

M. Janet Marwick

 

m.   James Craigie, Knarston on 5.1.1805 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for James Craigie

 

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Fred Inkster    Latterly at Greenfield

F. Hugh Inkster

d. 1944 aged 75

M. Isabella Kirkness

 

m.   Isabella Craigie   Corse.   No issue

 

Fred Inkster farmed Furse, Innister, and Trumland at different times.  After retiring from farming, he served as County Councillor for Rousay for a time.

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Ann Inkster      Westness

F. Hugh Inkster

 

M. Isabella Kirkness

m.   William Inkster, Furse.  His first marriage.  Went to Canada

 

Issue

See entry for William Inkster

 

 

A daughter of this couple, Annabelle Chalmers, lives in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, 2005.

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Hugh Inkster        Westness

F. Hugh Inkster

b. 1893 in Rousay

M. Mary Kirkness

d. Canada
 

m.   Maggie Jessie Craigie, Deithe in 1910 in Kirkwall

 

Issue

Hugh Craigie (Hugo) Inkster

b. 13.4.1910

Rousay

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Isabella Craigie           Corse

F. James Craigie

b. 13.1.1869 in Rousay

M. Isabella Kirkness

d. 1953 (age 83) in Rousay

 

m.   Fred Inkster, latterly at Greenfield in 1898 in Rousay.             No issue

       

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