Rousay 1871 Census 

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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

Tou

Magnus Clouston

Head

44

M

Farmer of 19 Ac

 

 

 

Jane Clouston

Wife

42

U

 

Craigie

 

 

James Clouston

Son

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Clouston

Son

2

 

 

 

 

 

Betsy Leonard

Servant

15

 

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Tou

David Marwick

Head

40

M

Shoemaker

 

 

 

Betsy Marwick

Wife

45

M

 

Clouston

 

 

Ann Marwick

Daur

14

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Ann Clouston

Mother in Law

88

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

Magnus Flaws

Head

28

M

Shoemaker

 

 

 

Ann Flaws

Wife

21

M

 

Scott

 

 

Anabina Flaws

Daur

1

 

 

 

 

 

Janet Robertson

Visitor

37

M

Pauper's Wife

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

James Flaws

Head

71

M

Farmer of 17 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Flaws

Wife

65

M

 

Gibson

 

 

John Flaws

Son

41

U

Imbecile

 

 

 

Margaret Flaws

Daur

24

U

 

 

 

 

Margaret Holland

Sister in Law

73

W

Annuitant, Blind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

David Flaws

Head

38

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Margaret Flaws

Wife

39

M

 

Louttit

 

 

Williamina Flaws

Daur

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Flaws

Son

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Flaws

Son

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moan

Janet Clouston

Head

60

W

 

Alexander

 

 

John Clouston

Son

39

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inisgear

James Inkster

Head

73

M

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Elizabeth Inkster

Wife

50

M

 

Mowat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inisgear

David Inkster

Head

30

M

Farmer

 

 

 

Ann Inkster

Wife

25

M

 

Gillespie

Canisbay

 

Margaret Cormack

Servant

24

U

General Servant

 

Eday

 

John Mowat

Servant

18

U

Farm Servant

 

Evie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inisgear

Mary Mowat  (See)

Head

48

U

Stocking Knitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breckan

James Alexander

Head

56

M

Farmer of 29 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Alexander

Wife

63

M

 

Louttit

 

 

James Alexander

Son

23

M

 

 

 

 

Ann Alexander

Daur in Law

21

M

 

Sinclair

 

 

Margaret Leonard

Servant

21

U

General Servant

 

 

 

Malcolm Louttit

Servant

15

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorn

James Inkster

Head

65

M

Farmer of 18 Ac

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Wife

63

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Daur

28

U

 

 

 

 

Mary Inkster

Daur

26

U

 

 

 

 

Hugh Inkster

Son

24

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammer

Hugh Craigie

Head

50

M

Farmer of 35 Ac

 

 

 

Mary Ann Craigie

Daur

21

U

 

 

 

 

Samuel Craigie

Son

20

U

 

 

 

 

William Craigie

Son

17

U

App Blacksmith

 

 

 

Jemima Craigie

Daur

15

U

 

 

 

 

James Corsie

Servant

17

U

Cowhand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

Hugh Marwick

Head

69

W

Farmer of 40Ac

 

 

 

Mary Marwick

Daur

39

U

Housekeeper

 

 

 

John Mowat

Grandson

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Craigie

Servant

16

 

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Harriet Alexander

Servant

19

U

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

William Marwick

Head

31

M

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Janet Marwick

Wife

23

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Jane Marwick

Daur

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sketquoy

John Gibson

Head

32

M

Farmer of 36 Ac

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Wife

23

M

 

Louttit

 

 

John Gibson

Son

3

 

 

 

 

 

James Craigie

Servant

17

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Servant

13

 

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stenisgorn

David Sinclair

Head

25

M

Farm Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stenisgorn

Hugh Sinclair

Head

50

M

Farmer of 36 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Sinclair

Wife

44

M

 

 Gibson

 

 

Janet Sinclair

Daur

19

 

 

 

 

 

James Sinclair

Son

14

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Sinclair

Son

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

George Sinclair

Son

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Robert Sinclair

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Isabella Sinclair

Daur

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saviskaill

William Seatter

Head

43

M

Farmer of 230 Ac

 

Evie

 

Jane Seatter

Wife

33

M

 

 

Perthshire

 

Ellen Seatter

Daur

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Ann Inkster

Servant

20

U

General Servant

 

 

 

Janet Craigie

Servant

53

U

Dairymaid

 

 

 

Margaret Baikie

Visitor

87

U

Retired Servant

 

Evie

 

Robert Louttit

Servant

15

 

Farm Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sav'll Bothy

William Robertson

Servant

24

U

1st Ploughman

 

 

 

William Clouston

Servant

20

U

2nd Ploughman

 

 

 

David Marwick

Servant

14

 

Farm Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

Robert Gibson Sr

Head

72

M

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Robina Gibson

Wife

66

M

 

Irvine

 

 

Isabella Gibson

Daur

19

U

 

 

 

 

Margaret J Gibson

Granddaur

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

John Gibson

Head

39

M

Farmer of 195 Ac

 

 

 

Jane Gibson

Wife

36

M

 

 Gibson

 

 

Mary J Gibson

Daur

19

 

 

 

 

 

Annabina Gibson

Daur

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

George Gibson

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Robert Gibson

Son

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Gibson

Son

2

 

 

 

 

 

James Gibson

Son

3 mths

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Servant

21

U

General Servant

 

 

 

John Inkster

Servant

20

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Robert Inkster

Servant

18

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

Robert Gibson Jr

Head

32

M

Farmer of 195 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Gibson

Wife

32

M

 

 Craigie

 

 

Robert Gibson

Son

10

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Gibson

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Gibson

Son

3

 

 

 

 

 

David Gibson

Servant

21

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Servant

22

U

General Servant

 

 

 

Margaret Alexander

Servant

15

 

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turbytail

Hugh Craigie

Head

44

M

Farmer of 13 Ac

 

 

 

Ann Craigie

Wife

42

M

 

 Gibson

 

 

Lydia Craigie

Daur

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary J Craigie

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Daur

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitemeadows

Hugh Marwick

Head

43

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Mary Marwick

Wife

39

M

 

 Inkster

 

 

Janet Marwick

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Marwick

Son

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Marwick

Son

4

 

 

 

 

 

James Marwick

Son

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Burness

Charlotte Craigie

Head

78

W

Annuitant

 Gibson

 

 

Janet Craigie

Daur

40

U

Agri Labourer

 

Egilsay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castlehill

James Harrold

Head

51

M

Shoemaker

 

Rendall

 

Isabella Harrold

Wife

49

M

 

 Gibson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burness

Margaret Gibson

Head

72

W

 

Harcus

 

 

Mary Gibson

Daur

32

U

Seamstress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burness

Gilbert Craigie

Head

51

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Jane Craigie

Wife

55

M

 

Gibson

 

 

David Craigie

Son

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

James Craigie

Head

48

M

Farmer of 40 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Craigie

Wife

25

M

 

 Kirkness

 

 

Isabella Craigie

Daur

1

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Kirkness

Sister in Law

20

U

General Servant

 

 

 

John Craigie

Nephew

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cairn

James Inkster

Head

38

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Ann Inkster

Wife

38

M

 

 

Orphir

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Cogar

John Inkster

Head

30

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Betsy Inkster

Wife

25

M

 

 Inkster

 

 

Margaret C Inkster

Daur

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giddystall

John Craigie (See)

Head

69

M

Joiner

 

 

 

Barbara Craigie

Wife

74

M

 

 Craigie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evrybist

Betsy Craigie  (See)

Head

80

W

 

 Gorie

 

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

47

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U Kirkgate

Mary Criagie

Head

52

W

Stocking Knitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cupidee

Betsy Mowat  (See)

Head

45

W

 

Alexander

 

 

James A Mowat

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Mowat

Daur

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cupidee

Barbara Alexander

Head

90

W

 

Marwick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackhammer

John Craigie

Head

34

U

Fisherman

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Mother

78

W

 

Craigie

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Sister

44

U

Housekeeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Blackhammer

Alexander Louttit

Head

95

M

Farmer of 6 Ac

 

 

 

Janet Louttit

Wife

76

M

 

 Craigie

 

 

Barbara Louttit

Daur

42

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

William Louttit

Grandson

18

U

App Shoemaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greystane

James Murray  (See)

Head

54

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Janet Murray

Wife

54

M

 

Louttit

 

 

Mary Sinclair

Stepdaur

25

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Janet Murray

Daur

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Robertson

Stepgrandson

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greystane

Henry Craigie

Head

60

M

Stonemason

 

 

 

Jane Craigie

Wife

53

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Samuel Craigie

Son

18

U

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Peter Craigie

Son

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Neil PR Craigie

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deathe

John Craigie  (See)

Head

43

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Wife

45

M

 

McKinlay

 

 

Margaret McKinlay

Wife's Niece

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

Paterson Craigie

Head

39

M

Blacksmith

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Wife

33

M

 

Craigie

 

 

James P Craigie

Son

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Robert Craigie

Son

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

Jane Craigie

Head

72

W

 

Craigie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vetquoy

Barbara Gibson

Head

59

W

 

Craigie

 

 

Mary Gibson

Daur

31

U

 

 

 

 

Ann Gibson

Daur

23

U

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vetquoy

Alexander Gibson

Head

34

M

Joiner

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Wife

35

M

 

Learmonth

Haddington

 

Ann WL Gibson

Daur

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Barbara Gibson

Daur

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Daur

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Gibson

Son

3

 

 

 

 

 

Elsie C Gibson

Daur

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feolquoy

Alexander Craigie

Head

63

M

Farmer of 53 Ac

 

 

 

Ann Craigie

Wife

59

M

 

Murray

 

 

John Craigie

Son

28

U

Tailor

 

 

 

James Craigie

Son

20

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Alexander Craigie

Son

18

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Magnus Craigie

Son

14

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Margaret Folsetter

Servant

17

U

General Servant

 

Birsay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lingro

Magnus Alexander

Head

51

M

Mason & Farmer

 

 

 

Margaret Alexander

Wife

51

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Jane Alexander

Daur

20

U

Seamstress

 

 

 

Hannah Alexander

Daur

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ploverhall

Robert Inkster

Head

51

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Janet Inkster

Wife

47

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Daur

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Inkster

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Ann  Inkster

Daur

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garret

Margaret Mowat (See)

Head

44

W

 

Marwick

 

 

Elizabeth Mowat

Daur

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Mowat

Daur

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shalter

John Craigie

Head

38

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Wife

35

M

 

Louttit

 

 

John Craigie

Son

12

 

Scholar

 

 

 

William Craigie

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkgate

James Pearson

Head

63

M

Quarryman

 

 

 

Mary Pearson

Wife

62

M

 

Leonard

 

 

Isabella Pearson

Daur

28

U

Seamstress

 

 

 

James Pearson

Son

26

U

Joiner

 

 

 

William Pearson

Son

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breck o' Grain

Isabella Craigie

Head

37

U

Stocking Knitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grain

James Kirkness

Head

49

M

Stonemason

 

 

 

Grace Kirkness

Wife

45

M

 

Craigie

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

14

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Elizabeth Reid

Granddaur

3

 

Joiner's Daur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoygray

Magnus Kirkness

Head

30

M

Blacksmith

 

 

 

Isabella Kirkness

Wife

21

M

 

Gibson

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

7 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoygray

Cecilia Leonard

Head

59

W

 

Inkster

 

 

Sarah Leonard

Daur

23

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

James Leonard

Son

16

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roadside

(Maybank)

Betsy Craigie  (See)

Head

65

U

Letter Carrier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Ch School

James C Bruce

Head

37

U

Literary Teacher

 

Wick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

Rebecca Inkster

Head

73

W

 

Marwick

 

 

Elizabeth Inkster

Granddaur

14

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Craigie

Head

50

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Wife

37

M

 

 Inkster

 

 

James Craigie

Son

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Inkster

Head

39

M

Farmer of 40 Ac

 

 

 

Mary Inkster

Wife

34

M

 

Gibson

 

 

William Inkster

Son

11

 

Scholar

 

 

 

David Inkster

Son

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Inkster

Son

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

John Inkster

Son

4

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Robert Inkster

Son

2

 

 

 

 

 

James Alexander

Servant

17

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoys

William Gibson

Head

66

M

Farmer of 50 Ac

 

 

 

Janet Gibson

Wife

63

M

 

Craigie

 

 

Thomas Gibson

Son

22

U

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Janet Craigie

Niece

24

U

General Servant

 

Evie

 

Sarah A Marwick

Servant

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoys

James Kirkness

Head

28

M

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Margaret Kirkness

Wife

26

M

 

Inkster

 

 

Janet G Kirkness

Daur

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James C Kirkness

Son

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoyostray

John Kirkness

Head

53

W

Farmer of 48 Ac

 

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

27

U

 

 

 

 

Margaret Kirkness

Daur

22

U

Housekeeper

 

 

 

Eliza R Kirkness

Daur

20

U

 

 

 

 

Fred B Kirkness

Son

18

U

 

 

 

 

James Kirkness

Son

15

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Yorston

Son in Law

23

M

Grocer & Fisherman

 

 

 

MaryYorston

Daur

25

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Munsey

Jean Sabiston

Head

59

W

Stocking Knitter

 

 

 

Mary Sabiston

Daur

20

U

Dressmaker

 

 

 

Jane Sabiston

Daur

18

U

Imbecile

 

 

 

Robert Sabiston

Grandson

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mansmasshill

Robert Logie

Head

37

M

Shepherd

 

 

 

Mary Logie

Wife

46

M

 

Murray

 

 

Robert Logie

Son

13

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Logie

Daur

10

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Jessie Logie

Daur

9

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Eliza Logie

Daur

6

 

Scholar

 

 

 

Harriet Logie

Daur

5

 

Scholar

 

 

 

James Logie

Son

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoykeay

William Craigie

Head

74

M

Fisherman

 

 

 

Janet Craigie

Wife

68

M

 

Leonard

 

 

Magnus Craigie

Son

37

U

Fisherman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoygrinnie

Barbara Logie

Head

61

W

 

Murray

 

 

John Logie

Son

20

U

Shepherd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hallgate

Christy Mainland (See)

Head

72

W

 

Flaws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cott

Marion Logie  (See)

Head

42

U

Day Labourer

 

 

 

Betsy Logie

Sister

44

U

Day Labourer

 

 

 

William Logie

Son

7

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brough

Mary Rendall

Head

75

U

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brough

Peter Reid

Head

60

M

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Mary Reid

Wife

63

M

 

Louttit

 

 

Alexander Reid

Grandson

8

 

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skaill

Barbara Smith  (See)

Head

48

U

Day Labourer

 

 

 

John Smith

Nephew

23

U

Tailor

 

 

 

Georgina Inkster

Visitor

22

M

 

Harcus

 

 

John Inkster

Visitor

3

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Inkster

Visitor

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skaill

Alexander Gibson

Head

81

M

Mason

 

 

 

Janet Gibson

Wife

71

M

 

Marwick

 

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