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Isabella Inkster   Westness

F. Hugh  Inkster

 

M. Isabella Kirkness

m.  Andrew Sinclair, Shepherd, Old School, Westside

 

Issue

Lizzie Sinclair

b. 1906 ?

 

 

Mary Ann Inkster Sinclair

 

 

 

Hugh Sinclair

 

 

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John Inkster     Saviskaill

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Giles Mainland

 

Issue

Mary Mainland

b. 5.11.1813

 

 

Robert Mainland

b. 8.11.1815

Later at Clandon

 

Balfour Mainland

b. 18.9.1819

 

 

George Mainland

b. 1.11.1820

 

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Mary Inkster     Saviskaill

F. John Inkster

b. 1813

M. Giles Mainland

 

m.   David Gibson, Langskaill.      Went to America

 

Issue

James Gibson

 

 

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Janet Louttit     Faraclett

F. William Louttit

1803 - 1863

M. Isabella Craigie

 

m.  William Corsie, Skaill, Westside.  William died in 1863. See

 

Issue

William Corsie

b. 25.3.1826

 

 

Harriet Corsie

b. 19.2.1828      

 

Eliza Corsie

b. 13.1.1830

 

 

John Corsie

b. 22.1.1834

 

 

Mary Corsie

b. 14.12.1831

 

 

James Corsie

b. 14.7.1835

 

 

Allan Corsie

b. c.1837

 

 

Lydia Corsie

b. c.1854(?)

 

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John Logie     Geo, Westness           d. bet. 1841 & 1851

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.   Mary Craigie (1792 - 1876), Whome on 1.3.1822.

 

Issue Mary Logie b. 27.8.1821 d. 27.2.11897
Betsy Logie b. 1822 d. 30.11.1904

Barbara Logie

b. 14.3.1823

d. 1906

 

Janet Logie

b. 8.7.1824

 

 

John Logie

b. 8.1.1826

 

 

Alexander Logie

b. 12.9.1827

d. 1827

 

James Logie

b. 29.6.1829

d. 1911         m. Betty Gibson

 

William Logie

b. 27.4.1831

m. Elizabeth Halcro   Issue: Elizabeth

 

Robert Logie

b. 13.10.1833

 d. 1927

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Robert Logie        Geo, later Old School, Westside.

F. John Logie

b. 13.10.1833 in Rousay     d. 1927 in Rousay            

M. Mary Craigie

Shepherd at Westness. 

m.  Mary Murray (1826 - 1906) on 26.3.1855 in Rousay

 

Issue

Robert Logie

b. 2.10.1857

Rousay           d. 1876

Mary Clementina Logie

b. 18.7.1859

Rousay    

Jessie Ann Logie

b. 7.12.1861

Rousay           d. 1960 at Hullion Cottage

Eliza Logie b. 12.5.1864 Rousay           d. 1886
Harriet Henrietta Logie b. 14.1.1866 Rousay           d. 26.11.1894

 

m. Alexander L Reid

 

   

 

James Logie

b. 27.2.1868

Rousay          d.1884

 

John Logie

b. 13.18.1871

Rousay

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John Logie   Geo, Westness

F. John Logie

1826 - 1917

M. Mary Craigie

 

m. 1)   Cecilia Gibson, Vacquoy

 

Issue

See entry for Cecilia Gibson

 

 

m. 2)   Jane Harcus,   Blowhigh

 

Issue

Alexander Logie

b.1878

d.10.12.1954     Unmarried

 

Mary Logie

b. 1878

d.1960              m. John Davidson

 

Lizzie Logie

b. 1883

d.18.3.1918

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John Logie     Myres

F. Robert Logie

b.13.10. 1871

d. 26.11.1958

M. Mary Murray

 

m.   Mary Jane Inkster             Geo, Westness

 

Issue

See entry for Mary Jane Inkster

 

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Mary Craigie     Whome

F. Drummond Craigie

c.1792 - 1876

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   John Logie, Geo, Westness

 

Issue

See entry for John Logie

 

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Peter Reid     Garson, Westside

F. George Reid

1810 - 1879

M. Barbara Logie

 

m.   Mary Louttit on 20.2.1840 in Rousay   1807 - 1893  

 

Issue

Elizabeth Traill Reid

b. 16.6.1841

d. 1863 in Glasgow

 

Mary Reid

b. 7.12.1842

 

 

Peter Reid

b. 22.1.1847

d. 1872

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John Kirkness     Grain       Stonemason

F. James Kirkness

b. 20.11.1856 in Rousay     d. 1884

M. Grace Craigie

 

m.   Isabella Mainland, Gorehouse.        Her first marriage

Issue John Kirkness b. 1880 Rousay         d. 1903 age 22.  Unmarried
Mary Kirkness b. 1881 Rousay         d. 1915 aged 33
    m. Charles Louttit, shepherd at Westness, killed in WW 1.

 

 

John Kirkness b. 1857 built a new house at Grain but died shortly afterwards.

The Louttits were the last people to live in the old Westside school.

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Janet Alexander     Breckan

F. James Alexander

b. 1811

M. Barbara Marwick

 

m.  David Clouston, Moan in 1831

 

Issue

John Clouston

b. 12.8.1831

 

 

Mary Clouston

b. 16.6.1833   m. Alexander Rousay from Westray

 

James Clouston

b. 8.9.1835

 

 

Betty Clouston

m.  Borwick from Yesnaby    d. 1931, age 93, at Moan

 

David Clouston

b. 1839

 

 

Ann Clouston

b. 16.7.1844

 

 

Magnus Clouston

b. 23.8.1847

Had a shop in Evie

 

William Clouston

b. 18.5.1850

 

 

David and Ann lived at Branstane, Westray latterly. Alexander and Mary Rousay had three children, Thomas, Betsy, and Ann. Betsy married John Cooper, and their daur. Elsie married John Bain of Grotz in Westray.  Ann Rousay married James Robertson.  Their grandson is Tommy Robertson.  John Robertson went to Canada.

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William Alexander,   Breckan, later Sanday

F. James Alexander

1846 - 1928

M. Isabella Louttit

 

m.   Margaret Gibson, Sketquoy in 1866.   Margaret died in 1878 aged 41.

 

Issue

James Alexander

b. 1867

m. Jean Sinclair

 

Margaret Alexander

b. 1870

m. J Rousay

 

Isabella Alexander

b. 1872

m. Mansie Muir

 

Mary Alexander

b. 1873

 

 

Williamina Alexander

b. 1875

m. ___ Tulloch, Eday

 

Ann Alexander

b. 1877

m. Peter Cormack

 

Janet Alexander

b. 1875

d. 1878

Ann Alexander was Peter Cormack's second wife.  Ann died in 1910.  James's grandson in Howe in 1986.

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Margaret Gibson     Sketquoy

F. Hugh Gibson

b. 1836

M. Janet Craigie

 

m.   William Alexander, Breckan, later Sanday

 

Issue

See entry for William Alexander

 

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Mary Alexander     Sanday

F. William Alexander

b. 1873

M. Margaret Gibson

 

m.  George Slater

 

Issue

John Miller Slater

 

 

 

Maggie Gibson Slater

 

 

 

William Alexander Slater

 m. Mary Sinclair.  No issue

 

George Slater

 d. 1910 age 3 months

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John M Slater     Sanday

F. George Slater

 

M. Mary Alexander

m.  Mary Thomson

 

Issue

Jemima (Mimes) Slater

 

 

 

Alma Slater

 

 

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Maggie G Slater     Sanday

F. George Slater

 

M. Mary Alexander

m.  Robert Muir

 

Issue

Ian Muir     

m. Evelyn Sinclair

 

 6 children:  Vivienne, Valerie, Ian, Andrew, Irene,  Michael.

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Jemima Slater     Sanday , later Finstown

F. John M. Slater

 

M. Mary Thomson

m.  James Manson, Heddon, Finstown

 

Issue

Mary Manson

 

 

 

Isabel Manson

b. 24.2.1964

 

 

Margaret Manson

b. 24.2.1964

Twin of Isabel

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James Craigie

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Barbara Craigie

 

Issue

Mary Craigie

b. 13.10.1838

at Quoyfaro

 

Harriet Craigie

b. 3.9.1840

at Barebraes, Sowrine

       
  Harriet Craigie married James Cooper of Pretty in 1862. His parents were James Cooper and Betsy Craigie. See

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Mary Craigie       Barebraes, Sourin

F. James Craigie

b. 1838

M. Barbara Craigie

 

m.   Malcolm Leonard, Grips, later Quoys, Sourin

 

Issue

See entry for Malcolm Leonard

 

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Charlotte Gibson     Sketquoy

F. Hugh Gibson

1794 - 1874

M. Janet Inkster

 

m.  William Craigie, Onzibist, Egilsay in 1822.  William lived 1778 to 1862

 

Issue

William Craigie

b. 8.11.1823

 

 

Thomas Craigie

b. 27.9.1825

 

 

Janet Inkster Craigie

b. 12.12.1827

 

 

Hugh Craigie

b. 20.4.1830

 

 

James Gardner Craigie

b. 6.7.1832

 

 

Mary Craigie

b. 1837    Died 1859.  Unmarried

 

This family was at Upper Burness in 1861. William had a brother John who married Betty Gorie. See   The parents of William and John were Thomas Craigie and Robina Marwick.

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Janet Mainland     Bu, Wyre

F. Nicol Mainland

b. 1818   d. 1879

M. Ann C. Mainland

 

m.    Magnus Mainland, Testaquoy, later Cavit.  d. 1891. 

 

Issue

Margaret Mainland

b. 21.5.1846

 

 

William Mainland

b. 1.10.1847

 

 

Janet Mainland

b. 1.5.1855

 
  Anne Mainland b. 27.1.1858 m. James Sabiston in 1886 in USA 

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Grace Craigie     Deithe

F. Hugh Craigie

1820 - 1883

M. Isabel Craigie

 

m.   James Kirkness, Grain

 

Issue

See entry for James Kirkness

 

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Martha Mainland     Avalsay

F. Leslie Mainland

b. 16.6.1830       d. 1866 in laro

M. Jean Mainland

 

m.   William Craigie, Laro on 22.11.1853

 

Issue

See entry for William Craigie

 

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Thomas Craigie     Negar, Wasbyster

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Maren Marwick

 

Issue

Jean Craigie

b. 19.9.1797

 

 

Hugh Craigie

b. 20.3.1800

 

 

Thomas Craigie

b. 19.8.1802

 

 

Janet Craigie

b. 23.10.1814

 

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Jean Craigie

F. Thomas Craigie

b. 1797

M. Maren Marwick

 

m.   James Craigie, Claybank.   His second marriage

 

Issue

See entry for James Craigie,

 

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Barbara Marwick

F. Magnus Marwick

Died in 1872 aged 90.

M. Christy Craigie

 

m.   James Alexander, Cubidy

 

Issue

See entry for James Alexander

 

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Isabel Marwick

F. Magnus Marwick

 

M. Christy Craigie

m.   William Craigie, Nears in 1809

 

Issue

See entry for William Craigie,

 

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Helen Marwick     Hanover

F. William Marwick

b. c.1854

M. Helen B Grieve

 

m.   William Logie, latterly at Rousay Pier

 

Issue

See entry for William Logie

 

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Hugh Stevenson,  Stronsay, later NZ

F. Robt. Stevenson

1903-1981

M. Margt. Robertson

 

m.  Annie J Richardson (Wilson) in NZ

 

Issue

Antony Stevenson

m. Gwenyth J Hall,  5 children

    Killed in a plane crash in the Antarctic on 28.11.1979 when  an
Air NZ sightseeing flight crashed into Mount Erebus killing
all passengers and crew

 

Margaret Stevenson

 m. Donald Hathaway,  2 children

 

Gordon Douglas Stevenson

b. 29.11.1941

 

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Gordon D Stevenson     Auckland, NZ

F. Hugh Stevenson

b. 1941

M. Annie J. Richardson

 

m.  Suzanne Marie Robertson in 1966

 

Issue

Simone Stevenson

b. 13.11.1970

 

 

Matthew Stevenson

b. 13.8.1973

 

 

Hamish Stevenson

b. 10.12 1978

 

 

This family at Albany, NZ in 1989Later at Taupo.

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William Craigie     Geo

F. James Craigie

 

M. Barbara Craigie

m.  Isabella Leonard at Harray in 1872

 

Issue

William Craigie

b. 13.10.1874

 

 

James Craigie

b. 30.8.1876

 

 

Isabella Craigie

b. 24.1.1879

 

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William Craigie     Standcrown

F. William Craigie

1874 - 1965

M. Isabella Leonard

 

m.   Margaret Leonard, Grips

 

Issue

See entry for  Margaret Leonard

 

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John Craigie                  Myres

F. John Craigie

b. 24.2.1826 in Rousay

M. Marian Louttit

 

m.   Margaret Inkster, Quoys, Sourin on 26.1.1860 in Rousay

 

Issue

John Craigie

b. 24.6.1860

Rousay

d. 16.4.1903 Unst, Shetland              Unmarried

 

Margaret Gibson Craigie

b. 3.11.1861

Rousay

This family went to Shetland.  

William Craigie b. 27.5.1865 Unst, Shetland
Ann Cameron Mowat Craigie b. 25.10.1866 Unst, Shetland
James Jaffray Craigie b. 28.9.1868 Unst, Shetland
Mary Jane Craigie b. 19.9.1870 Unst, Shetland

Isabella Craigie

b. 16.4.1872

Unst, Shetland

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Margaret Inkster     Grips

F. William Inkster

b. 25.7.1832 in Rousay

M. Margaret Gibson

 

m.   John Craigie, Myres, later in Shetland, on 26.1.1860 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry above for John Craigie

 

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William Marwick     Oot-o-dikes, Sowrine F. James Marwick
b. c1781 in Westray     d. 1868, Age 87, in Rousay    M. Ann Mainland
 
m.  Jean Work on 9.3.1816 in Rousay
       

Issue

James Marwick

b. 9.12.1816

Rousay

Ann Marwick b. 10.10.1818 Rousay
William Marwick b. 8.10.1820 Rousay
  John Marwick b. 4.8.1822 Rousay
  David Marwick b. 16.7.1825 Rousay
  Alexander Marwick b. 3.2.1828 Rousay
   
Jane Marwick b. 24.4.1829 Rousay
m. James Cormack from Eday on 12.2.1852 in Rousay
Betty Yorston Marwick b. 4.7.1831 Rousay
Samuel Marwick b. 12.8.1834 Rousay
Elizabeth Marwick b. 29.4.1838 Rousay         m. William Harrold
 
  James and Jane Cormack had a daughter Maggie m. William Cassie who was at Moa, Rendall, and later in Aberdeen(shire). Three of their children were Jennie who married James Pearson of Vacquoy, William (died 1952) who had a son William who was a piano tuner, and Lizzie who married a Cormack.

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John Marwick     Outerdykes. A miller.

F. William Marwick

1822 - 1896  

M. Jean Work

 Later at Hanover and then at Cuppar, Evie.

 

m.  Margaret Costie  1822 1888  See

 

Issue

Betsy Marwick

b. 6.1.1848

d. 1921

 

John Marwick

b. 21.10.1849

d. 1925

 

James Marwick

b. 22.11.1851

d. 1935   Unmarried

 

Jane Marwick

 m.---- Reid.  Issue Margaret and Mary.

 

Mary Marwick

 

 

 

Hugh Marwick

 

 

 

David Marwick

 

 

 

Margaret Marwick

1959-1888    Died of scarlet fever

     
  Margaret Reid married a Bett and had a daughter Nora who married Ken Moyes. 
  Mary Reid married William Rowand and had 2 daughters. and 1 son.
  The four brothers emigrated to NZ where there are many descendants.  These are seen on a family tree compiled by Mrs Lorraine Marwick, of Hokitika, West Coast, NZ in 1987 which is incorporated in this record.

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James Alexander     Burness

F. Magnus Alexander

1854 - 1940

M. Margaret Inkster

 

m.   Sarah Ann Marwick, Whitemeadows.  No issue

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William Mainland   b. 1825  Midskaill, Egilsay       d. 1889

F. James Mainland

 

M. Isobel Bews

m.   Helen Shearer on 17.12.1874 in Eday.     Ellen died in 1923.

 

Issue

William Mainland

b. 2.10.1875

Died 1941

 

Jessie Isabella Mainland

b. 21.1.1878

Died 1938

 

Helen Mainland

b. 9.5.1880

 

 

Margaret Pearson Mainland

b. 16.6.1882

 m. David Shearer

 

Jemima Houston Mainland

b. 29.3.1885

 

 

Mary Ann Mainland

b. 4.6.1888

 m. George Seatter

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Helen Mainland     Midskaill, Egilsay

F. William Mainland

b. 1880

M. Ellen Shearer

 

m.   David Inkster, Geo, Westness

 

Issue

See entry for  David Inkster

 

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Jean Reid     Garson, Westside

F. George Reid

b. 1813

M. Barbara Logie

 

m.  John Harcus   See

 

Issue

John Harcus

b. c.1839

 

 

James Harcus

b. c.1841

 

 

Jane Harcus

b. c.1843

 

 

Henrietta Harcus

b. c.1845    m. Robert Pearson, Kirkgate

     
  Robert and Henrietta Pearson lived at Castlehill, Wasbister for a time.  Later Henrietta and her son Sandy lived at Vacquoy.

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Jane Harcus     Blowhigh

F. John Harcus

b. c.1843

M. Jean Reid

 

m.   John Logie   His second marriage.

 

Issue

See entry for John Logie

 

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Mary Craigie   North Culdigo, Egilsay

F. John Craigie

b. 1838

M. Barbara Barnet

 

Issue

James Craigie

b. 24.6.1870

 

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Robert Craigie   North Culdigo

F. John Craigie

b. 25.6.1844 in Egilsay

M. Barbara Barnet

 

m.  Mary Lennie on 14.12.1871 in Kirkwall

 

Issue

Robert Craigie

b. 21.9.1872

Rousay

    d. 1.5.1942 Wayne, Michigan, USA
       
 

Thomina Craigie

b. 20.1.1874

Kirkwall

 

John Craigie

b. 23.7.1875

 

 

Thomas Craigie

b. 11.7.1876

 

 

Barbara Craigie

b. 27.1.1878

 

 

William Craigie

b. 13.11.1879

 

 

Alexander Craigie

b. 13.8.1882

 

 

Hugh Craigie

b. 3.2.1886

 

 

Mary Craigie

b. 27.7.1890

 

 

James Craigie

b. 5.2.1893

 

       

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