Rousay 1881 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

Mar

Age

Occupation

MS

Where Born

Quoygray

Magnus Kirkness

Head

M

40

Blacksmith

 

 

 

Isabella Kirkness

Wife

M

31

 

Gibson

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

 

10

Scholar

 

 

 

Fred Kirkness

Son

 

 9  

Scholar

 

 

 

Isabella Kirkness

Daur

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tou

Magnus Clouston

Head

M

54

Farmer of 18 Ac

 

 

 

Jane Clouston

Wife

M

52

 

Craigie

 

 

James Clouston

Son

 

15

 

 

 

 

John Clouston

Son

 

12

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tou

David Marwick

Head

M

50

Shoemaker

 

 

 

Betsy Marwick

Wife

M

56

 

Clouston

 

 

David M Leonard

Grandson

 

6

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

Magnus Flaws

Head

M

38

Shoemaker & Grocer

 

 

 

Ann Flaws

Wife

M

31

 

Scott

 

 

Annabina Flaws

Daur

 

11

Scholar

 

 

 

Isabella Flaws

Daur

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

Isabella Flaws

Head

W

78

Farmer of 20 Ac

Gibson

 

 

John Flaws

Son

U

51

Pauper

 

 

 

Margaret Flaws

Daur

U

30

Farm Labourer

 

 

 

Margaret Holland

Sister

W

84

Lodger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammerfield

David Flaws

Head

M

43

Fisherman

 

 

 

Margaret Flaws

Wife

M

49

 

Louttit

 

 

James Flaws

Son

 

13

Scholar

 

 

 

Margaret Flaws

Daur

 

9

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moan

Janet Clouston

Head

W

69

Farmer

Alexander

 

 

John Clouston

Son

U

49

Mason

 

 

 

David Clouston

Son

U

42

Farm Servant

 

 

 

Ann Clouston

Daur

U

35

Housekeeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breckan

Samuel Craigie

Head

M

28

Farmer

 

 

 

Ann Craigie

Wife

M

23

 

Craigie

 

 

Jemima Craigie

Daur

 

3

 

 

 

 

William Craigie

Son

 

1

 

 

 

 

Jemima Craigie

Sister

U

25

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammar

Hugh Inkster

Head

M

36

Farmer of 15 Ac

 

 

 

Georgina Inkster

Wife

M

32

 

Harcus

 

 

Helen B Inkster

Daur

 

11

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary J Inkster

Daur

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

James Inkster

Son

 

6

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Inkster

Son

 

3

 

 

 

 

Robert Inkster

Son

 

1

 

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Mother

W

75

Farmer's Widow

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Sister

U

38

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorn

Cecilia Leonard

Head

W

70

Seaman's Widow

Inkster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorn

James Leonard

Head

M

26

Mason

 

 

 

Ann Leonard

Wife

M

24

 

Marwick

 

 

James Leonard

Son

 

4

 

 

 

 

John Leonard

Son

 

2

 

 

 

 

Archibald Leonard

Son

 

2 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Innister

James Inkster

Head

M

83

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Elizabeth Inkster

Wife

M

68

 

Mowat

 

 

Samuel Russell

Lodger

U

  22

Joiner

 

Shapinsay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Innister

Mary Mowat (See)

Head

U

58

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

Hugh Marwick

Head

W

77

Retired Farmer

 

 

 

Mary Marwick

Daur

U

49

Housekeeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furse

William Marwick

Head

M

 41

Farmer of 80 Ac

 

 

 

Janet Marwick

Wife

M

33

 

Craigie

 

 

Jane Marwick

Daur

 

12

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Marwick

Daur

 

9

Scholar

 

 

 

Janet Marwick

Daur

 

7

Scholar

 

 

 

William Marwick

Son

 

5

 

 

 

 

James Marwick

Son

 

3

 

 

 

 

Margaret A Marwick

Daur

 

1

 

 

 

 

James Inkster

Servant

U

19

Ploughman

 

 

 

David Marwick

Servant

 

14

Cart Boy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stenisgorn

David Sinclair

Head

M

35

Fisherman

 

 

 

Lydia Sinclair

Wife

M

31

 

Mainland

 

 

Lydia Sinclair

Daur

 

10 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stenisgorn

Hugh Sinclair

Head

M

60

Farmer of 34 Ac

 

 

 

Isabella Sinclair

Wife

M

55

 

Gibson

 

 

Hugh Sinclair

Son

U

27

Seaman

 

 

 

John Sinclair

Son

U

22

Carpenter

 

 

 

Isabella Sinclair

Daur

 

15

 

 

 

 

Annabella Craigie

Granddaur

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sketquoy

John Gibson

Head

M

42

Farmer of 40 Ac

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Wife

M

33

 

Louttit

 

 

John L Gibson

Son

 

13

Scholar

 

 

 

William Gibson

Son

 

9

Scholar

 

 

 

James Gibson

Son

 

7

Scholar

 

 

 

Hugh Gibson

Son

 

4

 

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Daur

 

2

 

 

 

 

John Inkster

Servant

 

13?

Ploughman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saviskaill

William Seatter

Head

M

53

Farmer of 257 Ac

 

Evie

 

Jane Seatter

Wife

M

45

 

 

Perthshire

 

Emily Seatter

Daur

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary A Craigie         

Visitor

U

31

Dressmaker

 

 

 

Betsy Elphinstone

Servant

U

24

Servant

 

Eday

 

Andrina Williamson

Servant

U

24

Dairymaid

 

Fair Isle

 

William Johnston

Servant

U

33

Servant

 

 

 

James Inkster

Servant

U

16

Servant

 

 

 

Andrew Oddie

Servant

U

18

Servant

 

Holm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vackquoy

Barbara Gibson

Head

W

69

Annuitant

Craigie

 

 

James Logie

Grandson

 

 6

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vackquoy

Alexander Gibson

Head

M

45

Joiner emp 6 men

 

 

 

Margaret Gibson

Wife

M

46

 

Learmonth

Haddington

 

Barbara Gibson

Daur

U

16

Domestic Work

 

 

 

John Gibson

Son

 

13

Scholar

 

 

 

Clara Gibson

Daur

 

11

Scholar

 

 

 

Alice Gibson

Daur

 

7

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

Isabella Gibson

Head

W

42

Farmer of 207 Ac

Craigie

 

 

Robert Gibson

Son

U

20

Farm Manager

 

 

 

Hugh Gibson

Son

 

6

Scholar

 

 

 

Maggie Low

Servant

U

17

Servant

 

 

 

Robert Sinclair

Servant

U

17

Ploughman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langskaill

John Gibson

Head

M

49

Farmer of 207 Ac

 

 

 

Jane Gibson

Wife

M

46

 

Gibson

 

 

George Gibson

Son

U

17

 

 

 

 

David Gibson

Son

 

12

Scholar

 

 

 

Alfred Gibson

Son

 

4

Scholar

 

 

 

Janet Marwick

Servant

U

21

Servant

 

 

 

Hugh Marwick

Servant

U

16

Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turbitail

Hugh Craigie

Head

M

54

Fisherman

 

 

 

Ann Craigie

Wife

M

52

 

Gibson

 

 

Ann Craigie

Daur

U

26

Dressmaker

 

 

 

Lydia Craigie

Daur

U

22

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

 

14

Scholar

 

 

 

Maggie Craigie

Daur

 

12

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castlehill

Robert Pearson

Head

M

35

Fisherman

 

 

 

Henrietta Pearson (See)

Wife

M

36

 

Harcus

 

 

Robert Pearson

Son

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

James H Pearson

Son

 

6

Scholar at Home

 

 

 

William Pearson

Son

 

3

 

 

 

 

Mary JRL Pearson

Daur

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burness

Gilbert Craigie

Head

M

62

Fisherman

 

Kirkwall

 

Jane Craigie

Wife

M

65

 

Gibson

 

 

James Craigie

Son

U

25

Mason

 

 

 

David Craigie

Son

U

24

Joiner

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

U

20

Joiner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garret

Margaret Mowat  (See)

Head

W

54

Farmer of 5 Ac

Marwick

 

 

Mary Mowat

Daur

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitemeadows

Hugh Marwick

Head

M

53

Farmer of 12 Ac

 

 

 

Mary Marwick

Wife

M

46

 

Inkster

 

 

Sarah Marwick

Daur

U

18

 

 

 

 

James M Marwick

Son

 

11

Scholar

 

 

 

William Marwick

Son

 

9

Scholar

 

 

 

Thomas Marwick

Son

 

7

Scholar

 

 

 

John Marwick

Son

 

5

 

 

 

 

Alexander Marwick

Son

 

2

 

 

 

 

Magnus Marwick

Son

 

5 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cairn

Magnus Alexander

Head

M

61

Mason

 

 

 

Margaret Alexander

Wife

M

62

 

Inkster

 

 

James Alexander

Son

U

27

Mason

 

 

 

James Sinclair

Son in Law

M

24

Mason

 

 

 

Margaret Sinclair

Daur

M

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shalter

John Craigie

Head

M

48

Fisherman

 

 

 

Betsy Craigie

Wife

M

45

 

Loutti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ploverhall

Robert Inkster

Head

M

62

Fisherman

 

 

 

Janet Inkster

Wife

M

57

 

Louttit

 

 

Ann Inkster

Daur

 

15

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Cogar

John Inkster

Head

M

40

Fisherman

 

 

 

Betsy Inkster

Wife

M

35

 

Inkster

 

 

Elizabeth K Inkster

Daur

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

John G Inkster

Son

 

6

Scholar

 

 

 

James K Inkster

Son

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ivrybirst

Betsy Craigie  (See)

Head

W

89

Pauper

Gorie

Kirkwall

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

U

56

Mother's Nurse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Kirkgate

Mary Craigie

Head

W

62

Knitter

 

 

 

Mary Rendall

Lodger

U

NK

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cupidee

Betsy Mowat

Head

W

56

Crofter

 

 

 

James AG Mowat

Son

U

18

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackhammer

John Craigie

Head

U

44

Fisherman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deith

John Craigie (See)

Head

M

53

Mason

 

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Wife

M

55

 

McKinlay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L  Blackhammer

William Louttit

Head

M

28

Fisherman

 

 

 

Margaret Louttit

Wife

M

28

 

Gibson

 

 

Margaret J Louttit

Daur

 

4

 

 

 

 

Isabella Louttit

Daur

 

2

 

 

 

 

Barbara Louttit

Mother

U

58

Knitter of Stockings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greystane

James Murray

Head

M

64

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Janet Murray

Wife

M

64

 

 Louttit

 

 

Mary Sinclair

Lodger

U

35

Agri Labourer

(Janetís Daur)

 

 

James Robertson

Lodger

 

11

Scholar

(Maryís Son)

 

 

Alexina Sinclair

Lodger

 

8

Scholar

(Maryís Daur)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greystane

Jane Craigie (See)

Head

W

63

 

Craigie

 

 

Margaret Craigie

Daur

U

23

Agri Labourer

 

 

 

Neil PR Craigie

Son

U

18

App Joiner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Grain

Isabella Craigie

Head

U

46

Stocking Knitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grain

James Kirkness

Head

M

60

Mason

 

 

 

Grace Kirkness

Wife

M

60

 

Craigie

 

 

John Kirkness

Son

M

26

Joiner

 

 

 

Mary Kirkness

Daur

U

30

Domestic Work

 

 

 

Elizabeth Reid

Granddaur

 

12

Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkgate

Hugh Pearson 

Head

M

27

Fisherman

 

 

 

Jane Pearson

Wife

M

23

 

 

S Ronaldsay

 

James Pearson

Son

 

4

 

 

 

 

Hugh Pearson

Son

 

2

 

 

 

 

Agnes Pearson

Daur

 

8 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lingro

Alexander Craigie

Head

M

28

Farmer's Son

 

 

 

Jane GG Craigie

Wife

M

24

 

Gillespie

Walls

 

Daisy Craigie

Daur

 

9 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feolquoy

Alexander Craigie

Head

M

72

Farmer of 214 Ac

Murray

 

 

Ann Craigie

Wife

M

69

 

 

 

 

John Craigie

Son

U

28

Tailor

 

 

 

Margaret Inkster

Granddaur

U

15

Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roadside

Betsy Craigie

Head

U

75

Pauper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roadside

James Craigie

Head

M

30

General Labourer

 

 

(Maybank)

Janet Craigie

Wife

M

29

 

Sinclair

 

 

John Craigie

Son

 

6

Scholar

 

 

 

Jessie A Craigie

Daur

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

Paterson Craigie

Head

M

49

Blacksmith

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Wife

M

43

 

Craigie

 

 

Robert Craigie

Son

 

15

Scholar

 

 

 

Ann E Craigie

Daur

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claybank

Magnus Craigie

Head

M

24

Ploughman

 

 

 

Ellen Craigie

Wife

M

22

 

Cooper

Egilsay

 

Alexander Craigie

Son

 

1

 

 

 

 

Maggie A Craigie

Daur

 

9 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schoolhouse

William Cooper

Head

M

30

Schoolmaster

 

Dalmellington

 

Mary J Cooper

Wife

M

25

 

Gibson

 

 

Ivy Cooper

Daur

 

1

 

 

 

 

Mary Cooper

Daur

 

5 mths

 

 

 

 

Jane Gillespie

Servant

 

14

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Craigie

Head

W

60

Fisherman & Grocer

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Daur

U

15

 

 

 

 

Hugh Craigie

Son

 

6

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary Craigie

Sister

U

51

Housekeeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cogar

William Inkster

Head

M

48

Farmer of 43 Ac

 

 

 

Mary Inkster

Wife

M

44

 

Gibson

 

 

David Inkster

Son

U

19

 

 

 

 

John Inkster

Son

 

14

 

 

 

 

James Inkster

Son

 

10

Scholar

 

 

 

Mary A Inkster

Daur

 

4

 

 

 

 

Robert A Inkster

Son

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoyostray

Fred B Kirkness

Head

M

28

Farmer's Son

 

 

 

Betsy Kirkness

Wife

M

28

 

Mackay

Stromness

 

Mary E Kirkness

Daur

 

5

Scholar

 

 

 

Fred Kirkness

Son

 

3

 

 

Stromness

 

James W Kirkness

Son

 

7 mths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoyostray

John Kirkness

Head

W

63

Farmer of 51 Ac

 

 

 

Eliza R Inkster

Daur

W

30

Housekeeper

 

 

 

David J Inkster

Grandson

 

2

 

 

 

 

Lydia Gibson

Servant

U

16

General Servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoys

William Gibson

Head

M

75

Farmer of 58 Ac

 

 

 

Janet Gibson

Wife

M

72

 

Craigie

 

 

Janet G Kirkness

Servant

U

15

Servant

 

 

 

James Inkster

Servant

U

18

Farm servant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoys

James Kirkness

Head

M

38

Farm Manager

 

 

 

Margaret Kirkness

Wife

M

36

 

Inkster

 

 

James C Kirkness

Son

 

12

Scholar

 

 

 

William M Kirkness

Son

 

8

Scholar

 

 

 

David G Kirkness

Son

 

3

 

 

 

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