Author Topic: Alexander Smith Orkney Census 1821  (Read 1840 times)

Offline CJW

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Alexander Smith Orkney Census 1821
« on: Tuesday 26 December 06 09:57 GMT (UK) »
The 1821 Orkney census has in the household of Walter Rosie a Benjamin Smith Cooper born in Watten son of Alexander Smith and Rachel Sutherland) and an Alexander Smith aged 1 year!  I am desperately trying to find out who Alexander Smith belongs to! is it Benjamin? he married Margaret Allan (can't find a marriage) and had 9 children all on Burray Orkney.
I am trying to find out if Benjamin is
Gibson, McKenzie & Elliot,- Northumberland & Montrose
Smith, Sutherland,McKay- Watten Caithness
 Gorie, Dishon, Allan, Smith, Tait & Clouston - Orkney
Downie and McDonald Allen & Adam- Ross & Lanark
Buchanan, McFarlane - Stirling & Dumbarton
Cornall, Thompson, Hoole,Gillow,Catterall -Lancashire

Offline Betty Boo

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Re: Alexander Smith Orkney Census 1821
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 30 December 06 06:09 GMT (UK) »

Where did you get an 1821 census??  As far as I know only the 1841 upwards every 10 years to 1901 is available.

Wooow they had a few children, noticed that on IGI.    Benjamin was born 1791 in Watten, Caithness, Scotland