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10951 old kirkyard headstone 71 Rousay, Peter (I3477)
10952 old kirkyard headstone 73. The date on the headstone for Margaret's death (Dec 1845) must be an error. Cooper, Margaret (I2843)
10953 Old kirkyard headstone 75. Gray, Margaret (I4994)
10954 old kirkyard headstone 79 Scott, Ann (I3651)
10955 old kirkyard headstone 80 Sutherland, James (I4535)
10956 old kirkyard headstone 80 Craigie, Jean (I4540)
10957 old kirkyard headstone 82. Rendall, Ann (I3648)
10958 Old kirkyard headstone 83. Lennie, Isabella (I2812)
10959 old kirkyard headstone 86 Leask, Jane (I3261)
10960 old kirkyard headstone 96
Harcus, Sarah (Sally) (I3621)
10961 Old kirkyard headstone 97. Harcus, Margaret Ann (I3562)
10962 Old Kirkyard, N Ronaldsay plot 184;
In memory of MAGNUS SWANNEY who died 8.12.1880 aged 70 years. Also SUSAN H W SWANNEY wife of THOMAS TULLOCH, Cruesbreck, who died 18.5.1915 aged 68 years. 
Swanney, Susan HW (I5442)
10963 Old Kirkyard, N Ronaldsay plot 29;
In loving memory of MAY RENDALL wife of ALEXANDER TULLOCH who fell asleep 23.8.1902 aged 64 years. Also their daughter FRANCIS C TULLOCH who died at Grind 27.7.1927 aged 64 years. 
Rendall, Marjory (May) (I7452)
10964 Old Kirkyard, N Ronaldsay plot 401;
In loving memory of WILLIAM TULLOCH who died at Cruesbreck 10.9.1951 aged 81 years. Father in thy gracious keeping, Leave we now thy servant sleeping. 
Tulloch, William (I13544)
10965 Old Kirkyard, N Ronaldsay plot 402;
In loving memory of MARY TULLOCH who died at Cruesbreck 15.4.1941 aged 79 years. Erected by the family. 
Tulloch, Mary (I13542)
10966 Old Kirkyard, St Marys, Eday plot 426;
Erected By His Wife And Family, In Loving Memory Of George Sinclair Carter, Who Died 9th May 1944, Aged 43. Also His Wife, Barbara Elizabeth Twatt, Who Died And Is Buried In Tauranga, New Zealand, 7th Nov 1986, Aged 80 Asleep In Jesus 
Twatt, Barbara Elizabeth (I14449)
10967 Old Victoria Road McAuley, Christina (I46607)
10968 Oliver may have been born 16th Oct 1758 Sanday to George Peace & Barbara Cock. Peace, Oliver (I37431)
10969 Oman Geddes; Birth Year: abt 1881,Age: 3, Death Date: 02 Aug 1884, Death Place: Port Pirie, Residence Place: Port Pirie
Father's name: Charles Geddes, Registration Place: Clare, South Australia, Page Number: 489, Volume Number: 139.
Please find below are some reminiscences written ( by someone ) at the time of James Sim Geddes death in 1931.
They may not be totally true, but interestingly name an unidentified James Cursitor from Orkney as being a local Port Pirie settler, and friend of the original settler, Charles Geddes. Here is James Cursitor's death record :
James Cursetor, Birth Year: abt 1830, Age: 50, Death Date: 30 Jul 1880, Death Place: Port Pirie, Residence Place: Port Pirie
Registration Place: Clare, South Australia Page Number: 393 Volume Number: 104
Here are the reminiscences; "The family tombstone bears two inscriptions which are somewhat unique.
One records the death of Charles Oman Geddes, who died on August 2, 1884, aged 3 years and 6 months, and another that of Charles Oman Geddes, who died on January 19, 1908, in his 20th year. It was a case of one child being given the name of a brother who had passed away. The other inscription registers the death of James Cursitor, a native of Orkney, who died here on July 30,1880, aged 50 years. This was a friend and fellow countryman of Mr C. Geddes' youthful days. Mr. J. S. Geddes' younger brother. Charlie, died during a spell of the hottest weather experienced here during the last 30 years, and the oldest residents surely cannot remember any more torrid time. For well over a week the shade temperature registered from 110 and 112 up to nearly 118 degrees! There were many deaths here during that heat wave."
Maybe the tombstone,still visible in 1931 at Port Pirie, South Australia, was for the missing James Cursiter below :
The Argus Melbourne Wed.6th January 1909; INFORMATION WANTED regarding JAMES HOURIE and WILLIAM HOURIE, sons of James Hourie and Margaret Cursiter or Hourie, and also regarding JAMES CURSITER and JOHN CURSITER, sons of William Cursiter and Catherine Currsiter, all seamen, and natives of the country of Orkney, and last heard of between 1850 and 1860 Macrae and Robertson, solicitors. Kirkwall, Orknev, Scotland.
The information below is COPIED from a random website :James Cursiter, born 1830; James Cursiter was born on month day 1830, to William Cursiter and Catharine Cursiter. James was baptized in month 1830, at baptism place.
Geddes, Charles Oman (I40537)
10970 Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette 22nd June 1917, Gibson-On the 14th instant, at her residence, Benambra, Helen Gibson, relict of the late John Gibson, of Benambra, aged 90 years.
THE Family of the late Mrs Helen Gibson of Benambra, desire to return their sincere thanks for the letters, telegrams, floral tributes and messages of sympathy with them in their recent bereavement.
Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette Fri 15th June 1917, Mrs Helen Gibson, one of the oldest residenrs of the Omeo Plains, died at Benambra yesterday morning at the advanced age of 90 years. She was the relict of Mr John Gibson, who was among the first batch of settlers, and leaves a large family surviving her. The funeral will take place at the Benambra cemetery this (Friday) afternoon. 
Douglas, Ellen (I36338)
10971 On board the Boanerges in 1857 to Australia. Gibson, George Ritchie (I36430)
10972 On board the Sloop ..... Hewison, James Smith (I49025)
10973 on daughter Ann's marriage reg; states mother deceased as " Jeannie Seatter previously Hewison, m/s Rendall". Rendall, Jane (I7149)
10974 On daughter Helen's death register image, mother is named as Marjory, on Margaret and Mary's death register image the mother's name is Jane. Shearer, Marjory or Jane (I5778)
10975 On James's marriage cert. his rank/profession states; Leading Seaman, Fishery Cruiser Norna.
old kirkyard headstone 383
Shearer, James William (I7147)
10976 on line says b Lome Germany but this is an error. There is a Lome capital of Togo West Africa that was a German colony. Miller, Joseph (I51194)
10977 on line suggests death was in London in 1870? Purbrick, Benjamin Darke (I46234)
10978 on line tree has birth as 6th Oct 1772. Baptism 7th Dec 1772 Sanday to parents James Miller & Jean Crag (Craigie).
From Pip Buchanan;
"The only likely death I have located is the death of Peter MILLER “aged about 90” in Stronsay in 1853. (A Margaret MILLER died in Stronsay in 1828, aged about 70, who might be his wife)". 
Miller, Peter (I7033)
10979 On line tree has birth in New Orleans Louisiana, USA McKechnie, John Weir (I36844)
10980 on line tree has birth of 18th Mar 1867. Hunter, Flora (I49421)
10981 on line tree suggests b Wyebridge Simcoe County Ontario. Dunlop, Edith Mary (I28941)
10982 on line tree suggests this should be Robina May Wright born 11th Jul 1888 Yapeen Victoria and died 1st May 1973 Castlemaine Victoria. Wright, Reuben (I48213)
10983 On line trees suggest that Robert died in 1866?
The wife below is a second wife. The first one died about the time Robert's only daughter was born. Robert did a great deal of cycling, including across the Nullarbor Plan.
The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 15 August 1936 The death has occurred at Mercy Hospital, East Melbourne, of Mr. Robert Lennie, of Tongala East, at the age of 70 years. Mr. Lennie had been engaged in dairying and fruit growing for many years. He was secretary of the Tongala Dairymen's Association, representative of the Goulburn Valley district on the council of the Victorian Dairymen's Association, and a member of the pig industries council. He is survived by a widow, two sons, and one daughter.
Lennie, Robert (I41406)
10984 on line trees suggests name was Alexander Lowe Louttit, b 22 May 1874.
Louttit, Alexander Miller (I28936)
10985 On marriage cert, mother's christian name is shown as Rosanna. Guthrie, Christina Ross (I20097)
10986 On the 19th May at Teatree Gully, Samuel, the youngest and dearly beloved and only surviving son of Mary and the late R W Davis, late of West Terrace, aged 40 years. Davis, Samuel (I43936)
10987 On the afternoon of 7th Dec 1904, on the Hill of Burgar in Evie, John Folsetter illegally and recklessly discharged a double-barrelled shotgun in the direction of Charles Louttit, who had been walking over the hill from Hewing towards his home of Hull. Charles had pellet wounds to his hands and legs but managed to get home and son Charles William fetched a cart to take him to the doctor. At Folsetter's trial, the Sheriff found the charge proven and a guilty verdict was reached. Folsetter had been in prison for one month and the Sheriff declared that he would allow that to go as sentence. Charles Louttit died in Leith Infirmary a few weeks later from complications as a result of the shooting.
1871 age 17
1881 Georth, Evie age 27 working as farm labourer for James Yorston.
1891 Hull, Evie, age 38 crofter, wife Mary Ann 27, children; Henry 9, Charles 7, James 5, Herbert 1. Clementina Louittit mother ,widow age 78 wool spinner living with them.
1901 Hull, Evie age 48 crofter, wife Mary Ann 38, children; Robert Henry 19 joiner, Herbert 11, Peter 9, Mary Ann 6, Ralph A 4, Maggie Ann 1
Shore Rd Cemetery, Evie plot 85;
In memory of PETER LOUTTIT who died in 1883 aged 72 years also his wife CLEMINTINA LOUTTIT who died in 1883 aged 81 years and their son CHARLES STILL LOUTTIT who died in 1905 aged 51 years also their grandsons JAMES Y LOUTTIT who died in Portland, Oregon, USA in 1914 aged 39 years and RALPH A LOUTTIT who fell in France during the Great War in 1917 aged ? and CHARLES W LOUTTIT who fell in France during the Great War in 1918 aged 35 years also MARION W LOUTTIT who died in Holm 7th Nov. 1927 aged 22 years MARY ANN KIRKNESS wife of the above C S LOUTTIT who died at Smithfield, Evie 23rd July 1939 aged 76 years. Till the day break. 
Louttit, Charles Still (I13)
10988 One Marriage ( can't find death ), Eileen Ellen Rendall, Spouse Name: Jno Alex Mcleod
Marriage Place: Victoria, Registration Place: Victoria, Registration Year: 1916, Registration Number: 7389
Rendall, Eileen Ellen, Born 1892, Died 1965 in Braybrook, Victoria, Australia
Rendall, Eileen Ellen (I36788)
10989 One of John's Australian Sons; Observer Adelaide, SA Saturday 31st Oct 1925; LATE MR. PETER ALLEN, MP.
Tragic End to a Useful Life.
Mr. Peter Allen, M.P., the Liberal Party Whip in the House of Assembly,and one of the most widely known and highly respected legislators in the State, collapsed when descending the main entrance steps at Parliament House after the adjournment of the sitting on Thursday afternoon, October 22, and expired when being conveyed to the Adelaide Hospital. The tragic end to a life many years of which had beeh spent in faithful and valuable service to the country cast a gloom over political circles, and particularly upon fellow members who were within the precincts of the House when it occurred. is thought that he was attacked by a seizure of some kind. The primary cause of his demise is believed to have been a sudden blood pressure, or some other seizure.
A Popular Personality.
The late Mr. Allen, who was a native of Auburn (S.A.), and a son of the late Mr. John Allen, had been a member of the House of Assembly since 1902, when he was elected as one of the representatives for Wallaroo. He was about 70 years of age, and was one of the most popular members, and was highly esteemed throughout the State. In 1880 he first went to Yorke's Peninsula, where he engaged in scrub farming, and the knowledge thus gained of agricultural pursuits stood him in good stead when later he become a political representative of the farming community in his own district, An eminently companionable man, with a magnetic personality, he acquired hosts of friends.
In 1911 a number of his constituents, who had noted his indefatigable work in travelling throughout the district on a push bicycle in the interests of the electors, presented him with a motor cycle and a purse of sovereigns for the purchase of petrol, in order to lighten his labour and to show their appreciation.With the exception of a short interval, Mr. Allen represented peninsula interests in the House until his decease. Besides his Parliamentary work, Mr.Allen, during 30 years residence on the Peninsula prior to his removal to Adelaide,had for 10 years been one of the best citizens of Kadina, and had a record of 20 years as a member of district councils (half that period as Chairman). He had also served the State as a member of the Land Board. He took up residence in the metropolis in 1912.
His wife(nee Miss Helen Henderson, of Salisbury) died about 30 years ago. Two daughters-Mrs. E. Day, of Moonta, and Miss Allen,of Charles street. Norwood, with the latter of whom he resided, survive. There are three grandchildren. The late Mr. Allen was a prominent adherent of the Methodist Church.
Allan, Peter (I31247)
10990 One of three possible William Drevers;
Birth of William Draver 1801-02-15, Westray & Papa Westray Son of James DRAVER & Ann BEWS
Birth of William Drever 1802-08-12, Westray & Papa Westray Son of George DREVER & Catharine DREVER
Birth of William Drever 1803-05-25, Shapinsay Son of James DREVER & Ann BEWS
Born in Kirkwall??, Orkney Islands. He arrived at York Factory in August 1821, and remained there 18 years in the employment of the Hudson's Bay Company. He moved to the Red River settlement in July 1839. In March 1843 he married Helen Rothney of Aberdeen, Scotland, who had come to Red River in 1839 as a governess for the Thom children. The Drevers had six children. Drever was one of the earliest inhabitants of Winnipeg, settling in 1851 (some accounts say 1849). He owned a general goods store near the site of Portage and Main. He was one of the founders of the Winnipeg Board of Trade, in 1873. His wife died in 1866 and he lived with his daughter, Mrs. Pinkham (the wife of the Bishop of Saskatchewan), from 1872 until his death in 1887.
Drever, William (I35693)
10991 one of triplets. Mainland, James (I21127)
10992 one of triplets. Mainland, Margaret (I47462)
10993 Opposite the Lands of Carness Miller, William (I16899)
10994 OPR birth register may have him incorrectly as John Slater.
1841 Queen St Kirkwall age 25 ag lab.
1851 Main St Kirkwall age 38 masons labourer.
1861 2 Main St Kirkwall age 47 slater.
1871 Calset St Andrews age 57 lodger, mason.
St Magnus Cathedral Graveyard, Kirkwall, g/5/21;
Sacred to the memory of ALEXANDER GROUNDWATER, retired Farmer, 1819-1914, JANET SLATER his beloved wife 1846-1944, ALEXANDER their second son 1871-1877. Also ROBINA SLATER, sister of the above JANET SLATER, 1851-1863 and their father THOMAS SLATER, Builder and Slater, beloved husband of ANN FLETT, 1813-1874. Asleep in Jesus Until he comes. 
Slater, Thomas (I8215)
10995 OPR Marraige states; "James Hourrie and Margaret Cursetter belonging to the parish of Birsay"
1841 Settescarth Firth age 45 farmer, wife Margaret 45, children; Margaret 15, Ann 13, James 11, William 9, Magnus 7.
1851 Upper House Firth age 58 Farmer 12 acres, wife Margaret 58, children; Margaret 27, Ann 23, Magnus 17 Wheelwright. 
Hourie, James (I40569)
10996 or Harrold. Bain, Ann (I47474)
10997 Ordained by the North Isles Presbytery on 19th Nov 1804 and admitted on 19th July 1805.
Death date taken from "The Church in Orkney". 
Armit, Rev. John (I51152)
10998 Orkney and Shetland American 1892; Borwick, beloved wife of Thomas Craigie, postmaster, aged 58 years.
Borwick, Isabella (I30398)
10999 Orkney and Shetland American March 1892 Gibson - Vacquoy, Wabister, Rousay, Orkney, on the 15th Jan., Barbara Craigie, relict of John Gibson, aged 81 years.
Craigie, Barbara (I36493)
11000 Orkney and Shetland American March 1892; Groat - At 28 Anfield Row, Dundee, Scotland, on the 17th Jan., Catherine Miller, wife of William Groat, and daughter of the late Robert Miller, for many years town officer, Kirkwall.
Miller, Catherine Jean Urquart (I4424)

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