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red mail Smith Clouston Stromness Orkney
Descended from William Smith born 1822 Stromness Orkney. Died 1899 Victoria Australia. Father William born abt 1786. Mother Margaret Clouston. Siblings John Heddle b 1818, Isabella b1820, Edward b1824, Margaret b1827, Jane b1829, Mary b1832 and Thomas Balfour b1835. William snr was a boat builder in Stromness. Looking for information from anyone descended from any of the siblings.
red mail Kirkness/Smith
Trying to find William Kirkness born 12 July 1830 to Magnus Kirkness and Margaret Smith His sister Margaret born 28 August 1828 was living in Stromness in 1891. Did William go to America? Any help will be most welcomed as their three brothers and a sister came to New Zealand and settled there. Regards, Margaret
red mail Baikie and Linklater
Searching for information on Peter Baikie (born about 1755 Stromness) who married Christian Linklater (born about 1759 Stromness) on 15th December 1780 Stromness. I know Christian's father was a Magnus Linklater but have no further information on the Linklater family, or who Peter's father or mother was but Peter was of "Mouseland" on the Marriage Certificate. Peter and Christian had 5 children, James b 1781, Katharine b 1787, Peter b 1790, Margaret b 1793 and William b 1796. Any information or leads would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Norn Family
Trying to find information on Margaret Downie Norn, born Possibly in Stromness about April 1823, also parents David Norn & Ann Mainland.
red mail Sinclair, Stromness
Searching for information on my great grandmother Johanna Sinclair born 1856 at Stromness. On the 1881 census she was living with her mother (Elizabeth White) in Sunderland, Co Durham. I presume her mother Elizabeth (White) must have married again after she was born. Any information on Johanna's or Elizabeths family/ancestors would be greatly appreciated.
red mail LOUTTIT
Interested in the LOUTTIT family from Stromness who came to live near Sunderland Co. Durham and then some of them moved to Pennsylvania.
Thomas Hunter
Looking for any information on Thomas Hunter who was born in Stromness around 1830. He subsequently married Ann Newton Bell and lived in Northumberland/Durham in the mid to late 19th century.
red mail Mowat and Marwick
My GGGrandparents from Stromness/Kirkwall, Orkney Isles. David Mowat 1853-1901 m: Mary Marwick/Mariwick 1858-1943. Children: Robert 1879-1947 m: Maggie Wilson; Mary Jane 1881-1882; Margaret 1882-19? My GGrandpa: John 1884-1957 m: Mary Drever in Winnipeg, Mb. My Nan: Mary Mowat m. Charles Holewell Any leads would be appreciated!

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