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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 11 July 19 15:23 BST (UK) »
Hibee, he's talking about from 1600!  ;D    What happened to them?

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 11 July 19 15:42 BST (UK) »
I think I have got all that is gettable from Scotlands People.

Thought I'd ask if you'd seen the variants too i.e. Brack/Broak/Broke/Bruck

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South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 11 July 19 21:48 BST (UK) »
1821, Stromness, District: 1, Property No: 220 - 144

1. Sutherland Brock, (M), 54, , , Tailor,
2. Euphemia Inkster, (F), 32, , , ,
3. Isabella Brock, (F), 17, , , Strawplaiting,
4. Jasper Brock, (M), 14, , , Apprentice,
5. Sutherland Brock, (M), 4, , , ,
6. Cicilia Brock, (F), 2, , , ,
7. Henry Brock, (M), 1, , , ,
8. John Byas, (M), 17, , , Apprentice,
9. James Mowat, (M), 15, , , Apprentice,

The Brock family on the 1821 census in Stromness, doesnt give a place of birth,Sutherland Brock and Margaret Cormack had 8 children between 1789 - 1806. Another spelling of Brock could be Brough, ( still some living in Orkney )

Theres a marriage on Scotlands People for Sutherland Broke to Effy Inkster in Orphir on 2/4/1816, they both went on to have at least 7 children
Dumfriesshire: Bell, Kerr, Dickson, Hetherington
Orkney: Cursiter, Peace, Drever, Cooper, Paterson, Brock, Leslie, Malcomson, Miller, Scott
Cumberland: Charlton, Young

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #12 on: Friday 12 July 19 03:52 BST (UK) »
   
James Anderson Brock
Christening Date:   
13 Mar 1825
Christening Place:   
Stromness
Birth Date:   
09 Mar 1825

Mother was Euphemia Inkster
Father was Sutherland Brock

Maybe the Anderson middlename is a clue? Source Familysearch



Wemyss/Crombie/Laing/Blyth (West Wemyss)
Givens/Normand (Dysart)
Clark/Lister (Dysart)
Wilkinson/Simson (Kettle or Kettlehill)

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #13 on: Friday 12 July 19 07:48 BST (UK) »
Even before Scotland got Orkney & Shetland from Denmark in the 15th century, in place of a dowry which was never paid, east coast Scots have been settling in the isles. The present population in Orkney is maybe 50/50 in origin?  An Edinburgh origin for Brock would be no surprise therefore but certainly the fishery there was largely developed by the Dutch & their fleet of busses appeared every season, they say Amsterdam is built on herring bones, Scottish herring bones!  ;D

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #14 on: Friday 12 July 19 11:26 BST (UK) »
Even before Scotland got Orkney & Shetland from Denmark

This may be where Hibee's info. could relate although a slight error having been told 'Holland' but this would make sense.

As an aside, it's interesting Skoosh to read this as I have the surname 'Work' in my tree (not direct line) who was Orcadian & I have always thought it was a variant of a foreign name e.g. Werk or similar?

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South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #15 on: Friday 12 July 19 11:33 BST (UK) »
This may be where Hibee's info. could relate although a slight error having been told 'Holland' but this would make sense.
There are at least three Hollands in Orkney and four Houllands in Shetland, besides others elsewhere in Scotland, so moving 'from Holland' need not mean 'moving from one of the provinces of the Netherlands'.

See https://scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/search/results?st=holland and click on 'Orkney OS Name Books'
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: Brock family of Orkney
« Reply #16 on: Friday 12 July 19 12:41 BST (UK) »
Annie, according to Black, the name Work is from the lands of that name in St Ola, also found in Shetland.

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