Rousay 1861 Census 

Part 1 of 3

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Key:
Rel = Relationship to Head of Household
Mar = Marital Status
MS = Maiden Surname where known (added by RCM)
Where Born = Rousay, unless otherwise stated

Address

Name

Rel

Age

Mar

Occupation

MS

Where Born

Quoygray

James Kirkness

Head

40

M

Mason

 

 

 

Grace Kirkness

Wife

40

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Mary Kirkness

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deithe

Hugh Craigie

Head

83

W

Farmer of 7 Ac

 

 

 

John Craigie

Son

33

M

Ploughman

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Daur in Law

35

M

 

MCkinlay

Egilsay

 

Margaret McKinlay

Lodger

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grain

James Leonard

Head

49

M

Seaman, MN

 

 

 

Cecilia Leonard

Wife

50

M

 

Inkster

 

 

John Leonard

Son

19

U

Joiner

 

 

 

James Leonard

Son

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grain

Isabella Leonard

Head

84

W

Stocking Knitter

Inkster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greystane

Henry Craigie

Head

48

M

Mason

 

 

 

JaneCraigie

Wife

43

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Samuel Craigie

Son

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Craigie

Son

6

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Daur

3

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Craigie

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Visitor

49

M

Fisherman's wife

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greystane

James Murray

Head

44

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Janet Murray

Wife

44

M

 

Louttit

 

 

Janet Murray

Daur

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Blackhammer

Alexander Louttit

Head

85

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Janet Louttit

Wife

76

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Barbara Louttit

Daur

34

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

William Louttit

Grandson

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Blackhammer

Edward Louttit

Head

38

U

Mason

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cupidee

Barbara Alexander

Head

79

W

 

Marwick

 

 

Betsy Alexander

Daur

37

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkgate

James Pearson

Head

51

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Mary Pearson

Wife

50

M

 

Leonard

 

 

James Pearson

Son

17

U

App Joiner

 

 

 

Robert Pearson

Son

15

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Pearson

Son

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Pearson

Son

7

 

 

 

 

 

William Pearson

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Granddaur

5 mths

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Pearson

Daur

24

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkgate

John Pearson

Head

24

M

Agri Labourer

 

St Andrews

 

Ann Pearson

Wife

27

M

 

 

 

 

John Pearson

Son

1 mth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackhammer

Henry Craigie

Head

84

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Wife

71

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Daur

32

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

John Craigie

Son

23

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Kirkgate

Mary Louttit

Head

42

W

Widow of Agri Lab

 

 

 

Ann Sabiston

Visitor

23

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everbist

Betsy Craigie See

Head

70

W

 

Gorie

Kirkwall

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

37

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Daur

32

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Daur

29

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

David Craigie

Son

26

U

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giddystall

John Craigie

Head

60

M

Joiner

 

 

 

Barbara Craigie

Wife

63

M

 

Craigie

 

 

William Craigie

Son

20

U

Joiner

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

18

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cairn

John Inkster

Head

73

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Jane Inkster

Daur

45

U

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

Betsy Inkster

Daur

34

U

General Seamstress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shalter

John  Craigie

Head

28

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Wife

25

M

 

Louttit

 

 

John Craigie

Son

2

 

 

 

 

 

Marian Craigie

Mother

72

W

Pauper

Craigie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ploverhall

Robert Inkster

Head

42

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Janet Inkster

Wife

36

M

 

Inkster

 

 

John Inkster

Son

10

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Robert Inkster

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Inkster

Son

6

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Jane Inkster

Daur

3

 

 

 

 

 

Ann Inkster

Daur

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lingro

Magnus Alexander

Head

41

M

Shoemaker

 

 

 

Margaret Alexander

Wife

42

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Mary Alexander

Daur

16

 

Domestic Work

 

 

 

Jane Alexander

Daur

13

 

Domestic Work

 

 

 

Harriet Alexander

Daur

10

 

 

 

 

 

James Alexander

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Margaret Alexander

Daur

5

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah Alexander

Daur

1

 

 

 

 

 

George Inkster

Father in Law

78

W

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picton

James Gibson See

Head

56

M

 

 

 

 

Mary Gibson

Wife

55

M

Dressmaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picton

Betsy Craigie

Head

55

U

Stocking Knitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burness

Gilbert Craigie

Head

43

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Jane Craigie

Wife

46

M

 

Gibson

 

 

Mary  Craigie

Daur

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

William  Craigie

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Craigie

Son

6

 

 

 

 

 

David Craigie

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Johnston

Stepdaur

22

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

Isabella Laughton

Niece

5

 

 

 

Kirkwall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burness

Hugh Gibson

Head

67

M

Retired Weaver

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Wife

60

M

 

Harcus

 

 

Mary  Gibson

Daur

24

U

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turbitail

Hugh Craigie

Head

35

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Ann Craigie

Wife

33

M

 

Gibson

 

 

Ann Craigie

Daur

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Lydia Craigie

Daur

2

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Jane Craigie

Daur

4 mths

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Craigie

Visitor

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castlehill

James Harrold

Head

41

M

Shoemaker

 

Rendal

 

Isabella Harrold

Wife

40

M

 

Gibson

 

 

Ann Harrold

Daur

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Margaret Harrold

Daur

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Harrold

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Harrold

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Burness

William Craigie

Head

82

M

Retired Farmer

 

Egilsay

 

Charlotte Craigie

Wife

66

M

 

Bibson

 

 

Janet Craigie

Daur

30

U

Dressmaker

 

Egilsay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitemeadows

George Sabeston

Head

31

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Barbara Sabeston

Wife

32

M

 

 

 

 

Margaret Sabeston

Daur

7

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Sabeston

Daur

6

 

 

 

 

 

James Sabeston

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

John Sabeston

Son

3

 

 

 

 

 

William Sabeston

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leeand

John Clouston

Head

79

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Mary Clouston

Wife

62

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

Robert Gibson

Head

62

M

Farmer of 60 Ac

 

 

 

Robina Gibson

Wife

54

M

 

Irvine

Rendall

 

Lydia Gibson

Daur

29

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

Robina Gibson

Daur

17

U

 

 

 

 

David Gibson

Son

15

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Isabella Gibson

Daur

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Betty Peace

Servant

17

U

Domestic Servant

 

Eday

 

James Craigie

Servant

16

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

George Gibson

Head

65

M

Farmer of 60 Ac

 

 

 

Ann Gibson

Wife

58

M

 

Mainland

 

 

Jane Gibson

Daur

22

U

 

 

 

 

David Alexander

Servant

14

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

William Marwick

Servant

12

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

Robert Gibson

Head

22

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

John Gibson

Head

29

M

Farmer's Son

 

 

 

Jane Gibson

Wife

26

M

 

Gibson

 

 

Mary Jane Gibson

Daur

5

 

 

 

 

 

John  Gibson

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacquoy

John Gibson

Head

53

M

Farmer of 12 Ac

 

 

 

Barbara Gibson

Wife

49

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Mary Gibson

Daur

21

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

Hugh Gibson

Son

15

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Ann Gibson

Daur

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Isabella Gibson

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saviskaill

William Seatter

Head

34

M

Farmer of 236 Ac

 

Evie

 

Jane Seatter

Wife

28

M

 

 

Perth

 

Fredk WB Seatter

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

Matilda Seatter

Visitor

24

U

Farmer's Daur

 

Evie

 

Margaret Baikie

Servant

77

U

Domestic Servant

 

Evie

 

Margaret Flett

Servant

26

U

Domestic Servant

 

Firth

 

Margaret Cerston

Servant

18

U

Domestic Servant

 

Firth

 

Janet Kirkness

Servant

12

 

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

John Flett

Servant

67

U

Farm Servant

 

Rendall

 

Hugh Inkster

Servant

22

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

Malcolm Leonard

Servant

22

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

John Yorston

Servant

20

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

James Craigie

Head

72

M

Farmer of 19 Ac

 

 

 

Jane  Craigie

Wife

63

M

 

Craigie

 

 

James raigie

Son

37

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

Isabella Pearson

Servant

20

U

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

Paterson Craigie

Head

29

M

Blacksmith

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Wife

24

M

 

Craigie

 

 

James Craigie

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

David Craigie

Brother

22

U

Carpenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feolquoy

Alexander Craigie

Head

53

M

Farmer of 53 Ac

 

 

 

Ann  Craigie

Wife

47

M

 

Murray

 

 

Janet Craigie

Daur

22

U

 

 

 

 

John Craigie

Son

19

U

 

 

 

 

James Craigie

Son

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Alexander Craigie

Son

8

 

 

 

 

 

Magnus Craigie

Son

5

 

 

 

 

 

Magnus Craigie

Servant

27

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Ch School

William Linklater

Head

31

M

Schoolmaster

 

Stronsay

 

Margaret Linklater

Wife

33

M

 

 

Walls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roadside (Maybank)

David Inkster

Head

37

M

Boatbuilder

 

 

 

Janet  Craigie

Wife

35

M

 

Gibson

 

 

Hugh Inkster

Son

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Inkster

Head

29

M

Farmer of 19 Ac

 

 

 

Mary Inkster

Wife

24

M

 

Gibson

 

 

William Inkster

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

Isabella Kirkness

Servant

15

 

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Inkster

Head

61

M

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Rebekah Inkster

Wife

63

M

 

Marwick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Craigie

Head

40

M

General Merchant

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Wife

27

M

 

Inkster

 

 

William Craigie

Son

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Elizabeth Craigie

Daur

3

 

 

 

 

 

John Craigie

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoys

William Gibson

Head

54

M

Farmer of 30 Ac

 

 

 

Janet Gibson

Wife

52

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Janet Craigie

Servant

42

U

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

James Kirkness

Servant

18

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

Thomas Gibson

Servant

13

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoys

Hugh Marwick

Head

33

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Mary Marwick

Wife

26

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Janet Marwick

Daur

1

 

 

 

 

 

William Marwick

Father

66

W

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammer

Hugh Craigie

Head

41

M

Farmer of 26 Ac

 

 

 

Jane Craigie

Wife

38

M

 

Seatter

 

 

Mary A Craigie

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Samuel Craigie

Son

10

 

Scholar

 

 

 

William Craigie

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Jemima ET Craigie

Daur

5

 

 

 

 

 

David Craigie

Father

84

W

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Mary Louttit

Visitor

15

 

Farmer's Daur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stenisgorn

Hugh Sinclair

Head

40

M

 

 

 

 

Isabella Sinclair

Wife

34

M

Farmer of 36 Ac

 

 

 

David Sinclair

Son

15

 

 

Gibson

 

 

Mary Sinclair

Daur

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Ann Sinclair

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Janet Sinclair

Daur

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Sinclair

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Sinclair

Son

5

 

 

 

 

 

John Sinclair

Son

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sketquoy

Hugh Gibson

Head

65

M

Farmer of 36 Ac

 

 

 

Janet Gibson

Wife

64

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Mary Gibson

Daur

36

U

 

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Daur

24

U

 

 

 

 

John Gibson

Son

22

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

James Gibson

Son

15

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Janet Craigie

Servant

13

 

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

David Marwick

Head

24

M

Shoemaker

 

 

 

Jane Marwick

Wife

27

M

 

 

Sanday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

Hugh Marwick

Head

58

M

Farmer of 35 Ac

 

 

 

Catherine Marwick

Wife

58

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Margaret Marwick

Daur

34

U

 

 

 

 

William Marwick

Son

21

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

John Marwick

Son

19

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Magnus Clouston

Servant

14

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

Jane Craigie

Head

66

U

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inesgair

James Inkster

Head

63

M

Farmer of 36 Ac

 

 

 

Eliza Inkster

Wife

40

M

 

Mowat

 

 

David Inkster

Son

20

U

Ploughman

 

 

 

Betsy Inkster

Daur

15

 

 

 

 

 

John Inkster

Son

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Inkster

Son in Law

31

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Jane Inkster

Daur

24

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inesgair

John Mowat

Head

48

M

Farmer of 4 Ac

 

 

 

Sarah Mowat

Wife

29

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Mary Mowat

Sister

36

U

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorn

James Inkster

Head

54

M

Farmer of 18 Ac

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Wife

53

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Jane Inkster

Daur

26

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

John Inkster

Son

24

U

Seaman, MN

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Daur

20

U

 

 

 

 

Mary Inkster

Daur

18

U

 

 

 

 

Hugh Inkster

Son

16

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breckan

William Louttit

Head

80

W

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breckan

James Alexander

Head

46

M

 

 

 

 

Isabella Alexander

Wife

53

M

 

Louttit

 

 

William  Alexander

Son

16

 

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

James Alexander

Son

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Kirkness

Servant

15

 

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moan

Janet Clouston

Head

49

W

Weaver's Widow

Alexander

 

 

John Clouston

Son

29

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

David Clouston

Son

18

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

William Clouston

Son

10

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U Hammerfield

David Flaws

Head

24

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Margaret Flaws

Wife

27

M

 

Louttit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

James Flaws

Head

62

M

Farmer of 16 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Flaws

Wife

60

M

 

Gibson

 

 

John Flaws

Son

33

U

Pauper

 

 

 

Margart Flaws

Daur

14

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

Margaret Craigie

Head

97

W

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tou

Magnus Clouston

Head

34

M

Farmer of 16 Ac

 

 

 

Jane Clouston

Wife

31

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Ann Clouston

Moth

75

W

 

 

 

 

Mary Leonard

Servant

8

 

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Tou

David Marwick

Head

30

M

Shoemaker

 

 

 

Betsy Marwick

Wife

35

M

 

Clouston

 

 

Ann Marwick

Daur

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoyostray

John Kirkness

Head

100

W

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Mary Kirkness

Wife

36

U

Domestic Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoyostray

John Kirkness

Head

44

M

Farmer of 21 Ac

 

 

 

Mary Kirkness

Wife

46

M

 

Alexander

 

 

Isabella Kirkness

Daur

22

U

 

 

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

17

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Margaret Kirkness

Daur

13

 

 

 

 

 

Eliza Kirkness

Daur

10

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Frederick Kirkness

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Kirkness

Son

5

 

 

 

 

 
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