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Shetland, Shetland Isles, The Shetlands, Sealtainn, Zetland (SHI, Isles, County, Scotland)
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The most northerly of Britain's islands. 100 islands including Mainland, Yell, Unst, Fetlar, Whalsay, and Bressay. About 15 are inhabited. County town: Lerwick Other major towns: Scalloway Origins of Name: h... more
 
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Joan clarkson (new Ross)
Any information on Scottish ancestry of Joan Ross gratefully received. According to 1881 census born in Shetland, probably between 1810 and 1814. She married John Clarkson in about 1846 at St Georges Hanover Square. Both were in domestic service prior to her marriage. They had several children, recorded in various census. Both she and John Clarkson died in the 1880's in Kensington/Paddington area. Probable that only 3 of their children married and had children, Arthur, Cecilia, and Hannah Sarah Clarkson, Cecilia marrying William Blackford, and Hannah marrying Ephraim Hatswell.
red mail Details on Robert Stewart 1723-1791
Likely born in Whalsay. Married Susannah Mouat. Son is John. After any details on Robert's parents
red mail Family of Peter Stewart 1795-1853
After details of his parents. Peter was married to Elizabeth Moar. Lived in Whalsay, Shetland.
red mail Unst Shetland, Mouat Mowat
Jane Spence Mouat, born abt. 1864, Unst, Shetland, Islands. Jane (Jennie) married John Stronach Adam. She died Apr. 27, 1958 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
HENDERSON, Mac KENZIE, TWATT, THWAITES, BRUCE, MANY MORE
have quite a bit on SHETLAND family of PETER CHARLES HENDERSON, FATHER ANDREW HENDERSON, MOTHER ANN JANE TWATT, The Twatt line goes back to 1665. OTHER SURNAMES INCLUDE BRUCE, BALFOUR, BAIN, COUTTS, CUMMING, DUNCAN, ELPHINSTONE, EWANSON, FRASER, GOODLAD, HENRY, INKSTER, ISBISTER, IRVINE, JEROMSON, JOHNSON, LEITH, LAURENSON, LAURENCEDAUGHTER, MAGNUSDAUGHTER, MANSON, MONCRIEFF, MOODIE, OGILVY, POLE, POTTINGER, ROBERTSON, SANDERSON, SCOLLAY, SINCLAIR, STOVE, SMITH, SUTHERLAND, THOMSON, WATT, WILLIAMSON. FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME FOR HELP. THVEIT OF NORWAY ARE ANCESTORS OF THE TWATTS, WOULD LIKE TO KNOW DETAILS.
red mail Shetland Isles
Christina Morrison born 1865 in Shetland. Married Edgar Longley and in 1901 they were living at Batchelors Farm, Burstow, Surrey. On the 1881 census Christina was working as a servant in Kingston Surrey.
red mail Unst, Shetland's
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Thomas Barclay was born at Unst Shetland in June 1792, and died at Glasgow 23rd February 1873. He was a Scottish divine and principal of the University of Glasgow 1858-73.
red mail Frackafield - Shetland 1729
From Calendar of Treasury Books 209 1731/07/28 before Petition of Robert Duck of Frackafield to the Treasury concerning his tack or lease of the Excise of malt liquors candles and leather in the island of Zetland,which he obtained from the Commissioners of Excise for a certain number of years from 1729 at £70 per annum. Applied to the Justices there for putting the laws of Excise into execution,who told him they had not qualified themselves nor would not.The people liable to payment being apprised of this paid what they pleased,which will not pay his tack by £25 for 1729 and 1730,besides charges and loss of time.On acquainting the Commissioners of Excise Scotland therewith was informed he could be relieved no way but by their Lordships Prays relief. Referred to Commissioners of Excise Scotland North Britain Book X p139.


 
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