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red mail Sinclair and McCadie
For any descendants of Donald Sinclair (b 1775 Caithness) and Christian McCadie (b 1779) I provide the following information. Donald and Christian were married on or about 5th May 1800. According to records they had 5 children although I believe that only 3 were blood relatives as 2 of them may have been adopted. On of the children George who was born in 1806 in Thurso is my Great Great Grandfather, he along with Christian and the other siblings came out to Hobart Town Tasmania in about 1832, presumably after Donald died in about 1830. The other siblings were Hugh, Robert, William and Peter, I'm reasonably certain that Peter was adopted as his middle name is "Leeds". George Sinclair was a master mariner, whaler, general cargo and convict transporter. Christian died in Hobart Town in 1843, but there is no surviving grave site. George died in Port Adelaide of cancer in 1862, with no surviving grave site. I would be most interested to hear from anyone on the Sinclair or McCadie side who reside in Scotland as I believe all the direct descendants came out to Australia. I would welcome any feedback or correction. Rob, Australia.
red mail Sutherland & Davidson
My 6 x great-grandparents were Francis Sutherland b 1745 and Janet Davidson b 1741 both of Wick.
red mail Craig & Davidson
My 6 x great-grandparents were Francis Craig b 1745 and Janet Davidson b 1741 both of Wick.
red mail Henderson & Ross
My 5 x great-grandparents were Peter Henderson and Margaret Ross both of Wick. Their son John was b 1796.
red mail Steven & Murray
My 4 x great-grandparents were William Steven b 1793 and Jane Murray b 1797 and d 1878 both of Wick.
red mail Alexander Bremner
Alexander Bremner was born in 1791 in Caithness Scotland and Died ion 31 Aug. 1842 in Red River District Settlement, Manitoba Canada. this is near Headingly, Manitoba. He Married Elizabeth Twatt Daughter of Magnus Twat and Margaret (Cree) Indian. He was described as red hair and fair complexion (HBCA A30/16,fo4) He worked for the Hudson Bay Company in Canada. I am looking for family in Scotland.
red mail GUNN, NICOLSON descendants
I am hoping to make contact with descendants of Elizabeth Jane GUNN, born 5. Jan 1877 in Wick and her husband Alexander NICOLSON (1873-1942). The couple married 1894 in Wick and emigrated with their 5 children to Winnipeg, Canada. Elizabeth Jane GUNN was the daughter of Donald GUNN (18481886) and Johan SHEARER, who died on 14. March 1913 at the age of 65 years in Wick. My great-grandmother Jemima (1840-1917) was a sister of Donald GUNN.
red mail Allan Threshing Company Thurso Wick
Looking for any information on the Allan Threshing Company Thurso Wick. I have a poor quality photocopy of a lovely old photo.
red mail Robert HAY
Looking for any information re: Robert HAY who was born in Wick about 1838. He emigrated to Canada and settled in Manitoba about 1864-5.
red mail Robert STEVEN
I am trying to trace my great great grandfather George STEVEN born in 1820 in Wick and married Helen Bruce giving birth to my great grandfather George Steven born 1845 (who married Anne McGregor) Their son George Steven married Ada Sutherland STEVEN giving birth to my Dad George Steven.
red mail Benjamin GUNN & Elizabeth McLACHLAN
Looking for information about Benjamin GUNN, born ca. 1806 in Dunbeath, died 1888 in Wick. Ben was a cooper in Coach Rd Wick. Ben was married to Elizabeth McLACHLAN, born 1813 in Dunbeath, died 1871 in Wick. Elizabeth McLACHLAN was the daughter of James McLACHLAN, born ca. 1793, died 1827 in Ramscraigs, buried in Berridale and his wife Margaret COUPER born ca. 1793 in Dunbeath, died 1882 in Knockally, Dunbeath. Margaret COUPER was the daughter of James COUPER, a farm manager. Benjamin Gunn's parents were James GUNN, crofter & fisherman and his wife Jean SUTHERLAND. Benjamin GUNN and Elizabeth McLACHLAN had 10 children. Jane/Jean/Johan GUNN born 1838 in Dunbeath, married Andrew GUNN. Jamesina/Jemima GUNN born 1840 in Dunbeath, married John Harvey Blair in 1865 in Dunedin, New Zealand. Alexander GUNN born 1841 in Dunbeath, blacksmith, married Johan McDONALD. Alexander GUNN died 1901 in Wick. James GUNN born 1843 in Dunbeath, baker, married Christina. Margaret/Maggie GUNN born 1845 in Dunbeath, grocer woman in Wick. Donald GUNN born 1848 in Wick, fisherman, married Johan SHEARER. Donald GUNN died in 1886, buried in Old municipal Cemetery, Wick. Benjamin GUNN born 1851 in Wick, probably died as an infant. Hellen /Helen GUNN born 1857 in Wick, still in 1871 Census. Hugh GUNN, born 1860 in Wick, died as infant in Feb. 1861.
Peter Oag
Am hoping for further information about my GG Grandfather Peter Oag an ornamental plasterer, born about 1836. He married Euphemia Rutherford (of Musselborough, Scotland) in Redfern, Sydney in 1862 (alt. date 1852) after he had emigrated. They had 6 children - Isabella (1863-), William (1865-), Margaret (1868-),John Sutherland Oag (14/10/1870-8/6/56 my Great Grandfather),Elizabeth (1873-)and Euphemia (1876-). Peter's parents were William O. and Margaret Thomson.
William Oag
I am hoping for information about my G G G Grandfather William Oag born about 1798 in Wick, Caithness, Scotland. He was married to Margaret Thomson on March 3rd, 1821. They may have had only 1 child - Peter - born about 1836, and died 14/5/1921. William died 1/2/1884 in Pultneytown, Wick. His parents were George and Elizabeth(McBeath).
red mail Christina Sutherland
Am looking for any family information re Christina Sutherland, b Wick c1854, moved to County Durham where she married William Linge (1856-1924), a farmer, in 1878. I am her ggson living in NSW Australia
red mail Malcolm family
I am looking for any family of Hugh Malcolm born in Wick and married Isabella Mercer Irwin in March 1948(she was always called Lyla by everyone). They had two sons Ian Henderson Malcolm born March 1949 in Glasgow and James Irwin Malcolm born June 1950 in Glasgow. They emigrated to South Africa in 1953. Hugh came from a family of ten and I only know that his one sister was called Betty Malcolm (she never married). I would like to make contact with any family members
red mail Coghill David born 1763 and married to Elizabeth Gunn
wanting to know if anyone has information on this family
red mail Flett/Reid
Mary Flett was born in Pultneytown 9/5/1846 and married Humphrey Davie in Wick on 30/4/1879. Her parents were Henry Flett, born 1806 in Wick, and Jane Reid, born 1/3/1812 in Wick. Henry was a cabinetmaker, and died in Wick on 21/8/1885, and Jane died in Wick on 30/8/ 1899. I believe Henry's parents were William Flett and Mary Keith, and Jane's were Alexander Reid and Jean Sinclair, but I have no other information other than I think William was born in Orkney. Does anyone have any information on any of these people?
red mail James Baldwin Steven (or Stephen)
I would really appreciate hearing from anyone who knows of James Baldwin Steven (or Stephen) whom I believe came from Wick. He may have been born around 1870, but in early 1890s was certainly worked for the Prudential Assurance company in Kirkwall, Orkney. Many thanks
red mail tait family
I am a descendant of magnus tait and marjorie banks, james tait son born 1861 died 1925. my father Maxwell Ramsey Tait born 1921 still lives in Gloucestershire
I'm looking for any information on Catherine Geddes Sutherland, born in Wick about 1822. Father William, born c 1795, mother Catherine, born c 1795, sister Margaret, born c1824, brother Alexander born c1831.
Munro and Oman Families
Looking for information on George R M Munro's family. He was born in 1843 in Wick, Caithness and married Ann Nash. Does anyone have information on his parents John Munro and Janet Oman and their ancestors.
red mail Mowat
Looking for information on my Great Grandfather, James Alexander Mowat, and his father, William Mowat. Were from the Wick area, and came to emigrated to Canada in approx 1870 - 1880. Were fishermen and farmers. Any information on the family history, contacts, places would be appreciated. William Mowat's wife's maiden name was Brebner.
red mail Thomson/steven/campbell/ brims
William Thomson married Christina Steven (Stephen or Stiven)18 jan 1823 caithness, children were Robert 1836, Henry 1835, Peter 1826, benjamin 1829, George 1828, William 1823, Elizabeth 1833. Catherine 1821. Their son robert married Helen campbell 26 oct 1878 her parents were John Campbell and Elizabeth Brims married 24 jan 1843. Elizabeths parents are John Brims and Helen Angus. I would be most interested to hear from anyone connected to these families or anyone with information
William Ferrier married Ann Watt.He was a farmer at westerseat the had a son wiliam who died at sea aged 19 years and a daughter jane ann ferrier who maried alexander william charles dunnet who lived at sibster house, I think.
red mail Shearer
Looking for information on William Shearer, b 15/8/1819 in Wick. Married Elizabeth Coghill on 16/6/1843 in Olrig. Any help greatly appreciated.
red mail Sutherland Calder
Looking for information about William Calder and Johan Sutherland who were married in Wick, Scotland, 28th January 1896. They were my mothers parents and moved to Australia before her birth. The surname Bain may also be in the mix.
red mail Barron
Searching for any details of Robert Barron born 1787, wife Jane. 1841 census he was a gardener in Willow Bank, Wick. Daughter Isabel married John Alexander and they came to Australia.
red mail Alexander
searching for family of John Alexander, born 1781, wife Catherine, sons John, William, James, Benjamin,daughter Eliz, may be more. Lived Bredalben Terrace, Wick on 1841 census. Son John married isabel Barron, also from Wick in 1836 and they came to Australia. Seeking any details.
red mail bremner/ogg/thrumster/caithness/canada
I am looking for information on James Bremner b. dec.22 1751 in Wick and his wife Katherine Ogg b. 1752 in caithness. They were married Dec.20, 1776 in Thrumster. George Nicholl stood for James and William Ogg stood for Katherine. They had 8 children from 1778 to 1791...Katherine, Margaret, Rachel, Isobel, Christianne, James, Alexander, and Alexandrina. I am descended from Alexander who came to Canada with the Hudson bay Co. in 1812 and settled in the Headingly, Manitoba area.
red mail Tait Family
I am a descendant of Magnus Tait born c1806 and Marjory Banks born 1828. Looking for other descendants.
alexander dunnet factor sibster house b 29/7/1846
alexander william charles dunnet sons john dunnet, wf dunnet, nephews james ferrier and wj ferrier mr duff dunbar was his employer on the hempriggs estate
Alexander dunnet factor sibster house b 29/7/1846
married jane anne ferrier. Looking for any info or relatives of the above who is my great grandfather - daughter louisa jane dunnet moved to australia
red mail Bremner's in Wick 1770s
I am looking for Bremner's in Wick around the middle to end of the 1700s. William Bremner left Wick and went to Prince Edward Island by 1795. He was born around 1771 in Wick. He named his children Elizabeth, John Samuel and William. Any information in a direction I can go to find him would be appreciated. thanks Eileen
red mail Sutherland/Bain/Thomson
looking for descendants of John Sutherland and Christian Bain (married 2 December 1784 at Wick). Their son John Sutherland married Louisa Thomson on 12 January 1811 at Wick. John and Louisa Sutherland had about 9 children - 6 of whom came to Australia. One of John and Louisa's sons, John Sutherland (born 1816) married Mary Ogilvie in Australia
red mail Barnie
I a trying to find info re Donald Barnie and Christen Budg who married in Wick Caithness around 1716. Anything would help thankyou
red mail rosie
james rosie was head of house in the 1891 census of wick, address High Street. He was a solicitor and married Mary Watson. Both Mary and James died in Edinburgh. Info would be appreciated about the family.
red mail Jessie Campbell
Born in Wick with 13 brothers and sisters around the early nineteen hundreds. As far as we know all her siblings moved to Canada. Married someone with the surname Smith and they moved to London. Was in regular contact with family until she died in late 1970's.
red mail Fraser
Looking for Descendants to my Uncle, William Alexander Coutts Fraser, b1916 High St, Elgin, to James Taylor Fraser & Catherine Grant Coutts. Please, if you know of Bill, get in touch. James
red mail Calcott
Looking for any information on the Calcotts of Wick. Thomas Calcott of London married Isabella Cormack, it is believed he died and Isabella returned to Wick with her children born in London in the early 1800s. My grandmother was the g.g.grandaughter of Thomas and Isabella, she was born 1881 in Wick. Variant: Calcutt.
looking for information on esther margaret hunter bain born wick 1909/10 and james begg williamson born 1909/10 they married july 1929 in wick
James McKay
My grandfather Donald Mckay lived with my father in Kennedy terrace, Wick. James had a brother who emigrated to Australia. James McKay was in the 1st battalion Gordon Highlanders and was seriously wounded at Dunkirk.
red mail polson/murray
My great grandmother was Janet Murray, daughter of David Murray and Janet Brotchie. Another member is looking for details about Donald who was my great grandmother's brother and he married Sophia Polson. Donald was born 4th June, 1813. They had issue (not named on the chart). He died in ? London. My grandfather Alexander Murray was a collector of family history..he died in 1914 in Scotland, long before I was born. He wrote down all the siblings , mariages , no issue or issue and usually where died. David's ancestry goes back another two generations. Some of his entries are not in the parish registers but as Alexander was born in 1841 I assume he would have known all these people and their details. Would love to exchange information. Janet .
Martin/Mackay/Dunnet - Wick Caithness
I am looking for any information in relation to John Martin spouse Jessie Mackay and his parents John Martin and Christina Dunnet who were born and lived in Wick in the 1800's. Any information or links to these would be appreciated
red mail MORE (Moir etc) & others from Wick
I have most of the MOREs of Caithness relating to my family. Spelling sometime Moir Moar Moor etc. Many other Caithness surnames link to mine. Happy to exchange.
red mail MURRAY - POLSON
Donald MURRAY married Sophia POLSON in Wick on 16 Dec 1836. They are my GG Grandparents I am looking for anything about them.
red mail Mackintosh Cormack
Donald Mackintosh son of Erick Mackintosh and Margaret Cormack was born at Wick on 19-5-1802. Any descendants out there?
Moir, Mohr, More
I'm searching for Eppie Moir, Mohr, or More, in Wick, Caithness during 1st half of 19th century--had a daughter Cecelia who m. Wm. Swanson at 24 Breadalbane Terrace, Pultneytown, Wick, in 1840.
red mail Oag
Peter Oag son of William and Margaret Oag was born in Wick, Caithness, Scotland in 1834. Went to Australia with cousins Hugh and John Oag 1850-1860? Perhaps connection to Sutherland family?
Information wanted about James Sinclair born 1838 in either Wick or Thurso, married to Jessie Bain born 1855 in either Stirling or Lock Catrine(?)was there such a place? They came to New Zealand before 1878 & lived in Mataura with 12 children.

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