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Offline Tiffaney

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Can you plse assist me????
« on: Sunday 30 March 08 05:17 BST (UK) »
Intend going to Orkney Late August September purely for research.  

Would greatly value your knowledge re the following names & if they are connected with Orkney .  Also any from Shetland.

DREVER
FOTHERINGHAME
HEDDLE
LAUGHTON
MAXWELL
POTHERINGHAME (which could be possibly mis-spelt meaninf FOTHERINGHAME

SHEARER 
SINCLAIR
SUTHERLAND
TULLOCH
TWATT

Thank you , Tiffaney
Caithness: Sutherland (2 families)
Perthshire: McLauchlan, Galletly. Dunn. Mill 
Glasgow: Paisley: Gilmour; Fillans
Orkney: Shearer, Peace, Laughton,Scott,Craigie, Sinclair, Tulloch, Spence, Laing
Devon: Moore, Gempton, Copp, Boone, Carter, Lee, Gill,
London:  Laver, Rix, Nightingale,Hartley, Mason,Satchell.
Nottingham: Bomforth, Shaw
Australia: Graham, Tattersall, Galletly
Ireland: Angland

N.Z: McLauchlan, Sutherland, Shearer,  Rix, Moore, Hartley,Mason, Gilmour, Bomforth,  Dunn, Galletly

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Re: Can you plse assist me????
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 30 March 08 11:34 BST (UK) »
The International Genealogical Index (IGI) which extends up to about 1874 shows the total number of marriages  in Orkney for the names you mention:

Drever  1842
Fotheringhame  158
Heddle  258
Laughton  384
Maxwell  61
Shearer  286
Tulloch  336
Sinclair  1499

There are 4 Magnus Shearer marriages - 1776, 1837,1840 and 1853.
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           1927 - 2010
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Burness; Dickson; Moncur; Bowman

Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: Can you plse assist me????
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 01 February 09 20:25 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks for your info Isles.

After joining OFHS while in Kirkwall have now added Scott( Sanday & Stronsay) & Craigie  (Sanday) to my ancestors.  Volunteers are extremely helpful & have built up excellent records.

Sorry I missed your posting until now.

Tiffaney
Caithness: Sutherland (2 families)
Perthshire: McLauchlan, Galletly. Dunn. Mill 
Glasgow: Paisley: Gilmour; Fillans
Orkney: Shearer, Peace, Laughton,Scott,Craigie, Sinclair, Tulloch, Spence, Laing
Devon: Moore, Gempton, Copp, Boone, Carter, Lee, Gill,
London:  Laver, Rix, Nightingale,Hartley, Mason,Satchell.
Nottingham: Bomforth, Shaw
Australia: Graham, Tattersall, Galletly
Ireland: Angland

N.Z: McLauchlan, Sutherland, Shearer,  Rix, Moore, Hartley,Mason, Gilmour, Bomforth,  Dunn, Galletly