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70 islands including Orkney, Hoy, Westray, Sanday, and Stronsay. County town: Kirkwall Other major towns: Origins of Name: Isalnds of the Boars, Celtic, Norse Population 1801: 24,445 Population 1961: 18,747 Acreage: 240,848 Urban Land 1961: 0.4%
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Slater/Schlater  Jan 2008 (129496)
I am looking for info on a Peter Slater who was born in the Orkneys in about 1839-41 His father was James .Peter was a seafarer and he lived in North Shields after 1864.

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