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James Inkster                  Ervadale

F. William Inkster

b. 10.3.1836 in Rousay

M. Margaret Gibson

d. 10.2.1902 (age 65) in Rousay

 

m.   Margaret Pearson of 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

d. bef 1851 in Rousay

M. NK

 

m.   Isabel Craigie of Corse on 27.1.1801 in Rousay. 

       b. 1781 in Rousay
       d. 1860 (age 79) 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

b. 10.8.1805 in Rousay

M. Isabel Craigie

d. 1888 (age 82) in Rousay

 

m.   James Inkster of Gorn on 12.2.1833 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for James Inkster

 

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Cecilia Inkster                  Tou

F. Hugh Inkster

b. 24.10.1810 in Rousay

M. Isabel Craigie

d. 21.2.1895 (age 84) in Rousay

 

m.  James Leonard of Grain

 

Issue

See entry for James Leonard

 

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James Inkster                   Tou 

F. Hugh Inkster

b. 3.9.1815 in Rousay

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   Helen Eunson of Westray on 5.5.1848 in Rousay

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Robert Inkster                    Tou

F.Hugh Inkster

b. 18.8.1818 in Rousay

M. Isabel Craigie

d. 1894 (age 76) in Rousay

m.   Janet Inkster of Deithe in 1849 in Rousay

 

Issue

John Inkster

b. 24.10.1850

Rousay

 

Robert Inkster

b. 2.8.1852

Rousay

David Inkster b. 1855 Rousay
Mary Jane Inkster b. 1858 Rousay

 

Anne Inkster

b. 1860

Rousay

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Thomas Inkster

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.   Christy Marwick

 

Issue

George Inkster

b. 1781

Rousay

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George Inkster                Deithe

F. Thomas Inkster

b. 1781 in Rousay

M. Christy Marwick

d. 1867 (age 86) in Rousay

 

m.   Jean Marwick on 7.1.1814 in Rousay

       b. 1787 in Rousay
       d. 1857 (age 70) in Rousay
       P: John Marwick & Jean Marwick)

 

Issue

Hugh Inkster

b. 6.1.1815

Rousay

 

Mary Inkster

b. 18.3.1816

Rousay

 

Margaret Inkster

b. 4.8.1818

Rousay

 

George Inkster

b. 7.7.1820

Rousay

 

Janet Inkster

b. 10.5.1823

Rousay

 

John Inkster

b. 11.2.1827

Rousay

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Margaret Inkster              Deithe

F. George Inkster

b. 4.8.1818 in Rousay

M. Jean Marwick

d. 1899 (age 80) in Rousay

 

m.   Magnus Alexander of Cairn in 1844 in Rousay

 

Issue 

Mary Alexander

b. 1845

Rousay

       

 

David Alexander

b. 1847

Rousay

    d. 1865 (age 19) Kirkwall
       

 

Jane Alexander

b. 1849

Rousay

    d. 1871 (age 22) Rousay
       

 

James Alexander

b. 1854

Rousay

 

Margaret Alexander

b. 1857

Rousay

       
  Hannah Alexander b. 1860 Rousay

 

 

d. 22.4.1937 (age 77)

Glasgow

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Janet Inkster                Deithe

F. George Inkster

b. 10.5.1823 in Rousay

M. Jean Marwick

d. 1995 (age 62) in Rousay

 

m.   Robert Inkster of Pliverha' in 1849 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Robert Inkster

 

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Margaret Alexander               Cairn

F. Magnus Alexander

b. 16.6.1856 in Rousay

M. Margaret Inkster

d. 1939 (age 81) in Rousay

 

m.   James Hugh Sinclair of Stenisgorn in 1880 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for James Hugh Sinclair

 

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James Alexander                 Cairn

F. James Alexander

b. 5.1.1848 in Rousay

M. Isabella Louttit

d. 1922 (age 74) in Sanday

 

m.   Ann Sinclair of Stenisgorn on 27.1.1871 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Ann Sinclair

 

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Margaret Gibson   

F. John Gibson

b. 1776 in Rousay

M. Christy Marwick

d. 1861 (age 85) in Rousay
 

m.   William Inkster of Eastafea on 27.2.1801 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for William Inkster,

 

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John Mainland                Avalsay             

F. Leslie Mainland

b. 8.3.1828 in Rousay

M. Jean Mainland

d. USA

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

       b. 25.5.1826 in Wyre
       P: William Mainland & Alison Rendall

 

Issue

Jane Mainland

b. 22.8.1855

Rousay

d. 1934 (age 79) Firth

 

John Mainland

b. 2.6.1857

Rousay

d. 1923 (age 66) Rousay

 

Magnus Mainland

b. 26.9.1863

Rousay         

d. 1863 (age 0) Rousay

 

William Mainland

b. 31.5.1866

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 of Innister in 1852 in  Rousay            No issue

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Chalmers Mainland                   Avalsay     

F. Leslie Mainland

b. 3.4.1815 in Rousay

M. Jean Mainland

d. 1880 (age 65) in Evie
 

m.   Isabella Gibson on 11.12.1842 in Rousay

         b. 2.9.1819 in Rousay

       d. 1895 (age 75) in Evie  
       

Issue

Isabella Mainland

b. 25.8.1844

Rousay

 

James Mainland

b. 10.11.1846

Rousay

 

John Mainland

b. 12.8.1851

Rousay

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David Gibson                   Sketquoy

F. Hugh Gibson

b. 15.9.1809 in Rousay

M. Janet Inkster

d. 1872 (age 63) in Stromness

 

m.   Catherine Marwick of Falquoy on 12.1.1838 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Catherine 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 of Innister in 1852 in Rousay         

 

No Issue

 

 

m.   2)   Margaret Marwick of 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. 2.1.1807 in Rousay

M. Jean Craigie

 

m.   Mary Ann Craigie of Hammer in 1838 in Rousay

 

Issue

James Inkster

b. 1840

Rousay

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Mary Ann Craigie                     Hammer

F. David Craigie

b. 3.4.1809 in Rousay

M. Mary Ann Craigie

 

m.   Robert Inkster of Gorn in 1838 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Robert Inkster

 

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Alexander Louttit                Lower Blackhammer

F. Thomas Louttit

b. 1776 in Rousay

M. Margaret Craigie

d. 28.4.1871 (age 95) in Rousay

m.  1)   Barbara Craigie of Whoam on 9.2.1816 in Rousay

 

Issue

Janet Louttit

b. 12.1816

Rousay

 

Mary Louttit

b. 19.8.1818

Rousay

 

m.  2)    Janet Craigie on 15.12.1820 in Rousay.

             b. 1785 in Rousay
             d. 1871 (age 85) in Rousay

             P:  James Craigie & Oslay Marwick

Issue

Edward Louttit

b. 7.2.1822

Rousay

 

John Louttit

b. 15.11.1823

Rousay

 

Barbara Louttit

b. 8.12.1825

Rousay

 

William Louttit

b. 2.5.1828

Rousay

 

Margaret Louttit

b. 7.4.1830

Rousay

 

Betsy Louttit

b. 1835

Rousay

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Edward Louttit                Manse, Wasbister

F. Alexander Louttit

b. 7.2.1822 in Rousay

M. Janet Craigie

d. 6.10.1899 (age 78) in Stronsay

 

m.  Margaret Johnston in 1861 in Rousay

 

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 Louttit                    Lower Blackhammer

F. Alexander Louttit

b. 7.4.1830 in Rousay

M. Janet Craigie

d. 1893 (age 63) in Rousay

 

m.   David Flaws of Hammerfield on 13.2.1861 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for David Flaws

 

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William Louttit    

F.  James Louttit

b. Born 1779 in Rousay 

M. Ann Mainland

d. 1861 (age 82) in Rousay

 

m.   Christian Craigie on 22.2.1807 in Rousay

       b. 1775 in Egilsay
       d. 1861 (age 86) in Rousay
       P:  Andrew Craigie & Isabel Hourston

 

Issue

Isabella Louttit

b. 4.11.1807

Rousay

  James Louttit b. 23.11.1909 Rousay
  Jane Louttit b. 14.5.1811 Rousay
  Janet Louttit b. 22.6.1812 Rousay

 

William Louttit

b. 7.9.1813

Rousay

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Isabella Louttit                   Breckan

F. William Louttit

b. 4.11.1807 in Rousay

M. Christian Craigie

d. 1891 (age 84) in South Ronldsay

 

m.  James Alexander on 19.4.1844 in Rousay

 

Issue

William Alexander

b. 1846

Rousay

 

James Alexander

b. 1848

Rousay

 

Ann Alexander

b. 1850

Rousay

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James Alexander                Breckan

F. NK

b. c1780 in Rousay

M. NK

d. bet 1841-1851 in Rousay

m.   Barbara Marwick on 2.12.1810 in Rousay  

 

Issue

Janet Alexander

b. 11.10.1811

Rousay

Margaret Alexander b. 2.5.1813 Rousay

 

James Alexander

b. 24.2.1815  (twin)

Rousay

 

Mary Alexander

b. 24.2.1815  (twin)

Rousay

 

Magnus Alexander

b. 9.5.1819

Rousay

 

David Alexander

b. 14.7.1821

Rousay

 

Betsy Alexander

b. 1.5.1824

Rousay

 

d. 1939 (age 89)

Birsay

William Alexander b. 22.4.1827 Rousay

 

d. lost over cliffs

Rousay

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James Alexander                   Breckan

F. James Alexander

b. 24.2.1815 in Rousay

M. Barbara Marwick

d. 1874 (age 58) in Sanday

 

m.   Isabella Louttit on 19.4.1844 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Isabella Louttit

 

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Mary Alexander     Breckan

F. James Alexander

b. 24.2.1815 in Rousay

M. Barbara Marwick

d. 1862 (age 47) in Rousay

 

m.   John Kirkness of Quoyostray on 20.3.1838 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for John Kirkness

 

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Magnus Alexander              Cairn

F. James Alexander

b. 9.5.1819 in Rousay

M. Barbara Marwick

d. 1892 (age 72) in Rousay

 

m. Margaret Inkster of Deithe in 1844 in Rousay

 

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 of Furse in 1868 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for William Marwick

 

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Betsy Louttit                   Lower Blackhammer

F. Alexander Louttit

b. 1835 in Rousay

M. Janet Craigie

d. 1884 (age 48) in Rousay

 

m.   John Craigie of Shalter in 1858 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for John Craigie

 

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Mary Kirkness                Grain

F. James Kirkness

b. 3.6.1850 in Rousay

M. Grace Craigie

d. 7.5.1915 (age 64) in Kirkwall

 

m.  Hugh Inkster of Westness on 23.11.1883 in Rousay          His second marriage

 

Issue

See entry for Hugh Inkster

 

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Alexander Robertson Leonard                Grips 

F. Malcolm Leonard

b. 20.5.1864 in Rousay

M. Mary Craigie

d .1939 (age75) in NZ

 

m.  Isabella Garson on 6.6.1890 in Waihola, Otago, NZ

      b. 1,4,1867 in Eday
      d. 1951 (age 84) in NZ
Alexander and Isabella went to NZ as an engaged couple

Issue

Isa Leonard

b. 14.3.1891 

NZ

 

Alick Leonard

b. 1892

NZ

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Alick Leonard                    Balclutha, NZ 

F. Alexander Leonard

b. 1892 in NZ

M. Isabella Garson

d. 1962 in NZ

 

m.  Emmeline Hamilton in 1924 in NZ

 

Issue

James Alexander Leonard

b. 10.5.1929

NZ

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James Alexander Leonard            Balclutha, NZ

F. Alick Leonard

b. 10.5.1929 in NZ

M. Emmeline Hamilton

 

m.  Jean Isobel Mosley in NZ

 

Issue

James Malcolm Leonard

b. 4.4.1954

NZ

 

David Leonard

 

NZ

 

Karen Jean Leonard

 

NZ

 

Judith Anne Leonard

 

NZ

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James Malcolm Leonard               Balclutha, NZ

F. James A. Leonard

b. 1954 in NZ

M. Jean Isobel Mosley

 

m.  Barbara Anne Aitken in 1976 in NZ

 

Issue

Rebecca Anne Leonard

b. 1.10.1983

NZ

 

Caleb Leonard

 

NZ

 

Kristie Leonard

 

NZ

 

(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

Rousay

 

Jean Marwick

b. 24.5.1795

Rousay

 

Mary Marwick

b. 24.3.1799

Rousay

 

Margaret Marwick

b. 3.9.1803

Rousay

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Hugh Marwick                Falquoy

F. George Marwick

b. 13.1.1816 in Rousay

M. Marian Hourston

d. 1849 (age 33) in Rousay

 

m.   Margaret Craigie of Hullion on 16.3.1847 in Rousay

 

Issue Robert Marwick b. 8.3.1848 Rousay

 

 

d. 1930 (age 85)

Rousay

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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. c1779 in Rousay

M. Janet Marwick

 

m.   James Craigie of Knarston on 5.1.1805 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for James Craigie

 

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Frederick Traill Inkster               Greenfield

F. Hugh Inkster

b. 7.9.1868 in Unst, Shetland

M. Isabella Kirkness

d. 1944 (age 75) in Rousay

 

m.   Isabella Craigie of Corse in 1898 in Rousay                       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

b. 1881 in Unst, Shetland

M. Isabella Kirkness

d. 1953 (age 72) in Canada
 

m.   William Inkster of Furse in 1910 in Kirkwall            His first marriage.  

 

Went to Canada  
     

Issue

See entry for William Inkster

 

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Hugh Inkster            Westness

F. Hugh Inkster

b. 1893 in Rousay

M. Mary Kirkness

d. Canada
 

m.   Maggie Jessie Craigie of 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 of Greenfield in 1898 in Rousay.             No issue

       

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