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William CROMARTY
Birth:
15 Mar 1800
Lyths, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Chr:
15 Mar 1800
Lyths, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
29 Jun 1864
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Marriage:
14 May 1846
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: S. Ronaldsay P/R (GS 101961) copy of extract
   MARRIAGE:  copy of extract in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty (FHL990,513)
   DEATH: 1.  Scot Civ Reg death (GS 42406 pt 903) (FHL#323,647)
          2.  cert in poss of H. Alex Cromarty
   CENSUS: for S.Cara 1861 (GS 103889) & 1871 (GS 104069)

NOTE
   RESIDENCE: raised his family at South Cara, South Ronaldsay
   OCCUPATION: farmer of 25 arces 1n 1851 census and had one laborer
NOTE IN REGARD to CENSUS TAKEN:
    The ages of all adults were rounded down to the nearest 5th year. For Example a person's age between 70 and 74  would be calculated as 70 years of age.
Other interesting notes: Magnus, William's older brother must have turned down his right to get South Cara. After all he was raising a family on the Island of Stronsay where his wife was from when he would have become heir to South Cara at the death of his father in 1845.
The other interesting note is that William had a twin, John, who had an equal right to William for South Cara.
                  
Margaret GUTCHER
Birth:
18 Feb 1821
Gaira, Sandwick, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Chr:
14 Mar 1821
Sandwick, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
30 Mar 1886
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: S. Ronaldsay P/R (GS 101961) copy of extract (FHL990,513) S. Parish
   MARRIAGE:  copy of extract in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
   DEATH: Scot Civ Reg death (GS 42406 pt 903)
   CENSUS: for S.Cara 1861 (GS 103889) & 1871 (GS 104069)

NOTE
   SEE Spouse's Documentation
   CENSUS: 1821 age 1 as daughter
                  
Children
Marriage
1
Birth:
13 May 1846
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
17 Jun 1937
Braefoot, Lochgoilhead, Argyll, Scotland
Marr:
13 Jun 1867
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronald 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: S. Rondaldsay P/R (GS 101961) North Parish extracted copy
    MARRIAGE:  extract copy of cert. (GS 44669 pt.2)
    DEATH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
    CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889)
    CORR: with Dorothy Paterson (grand daughter) of Deanston, Strone, Argyll
                  
2
Birth:
8 Feb 1848
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
9 Mar 1898
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Marr:
16 Dec 1886
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronald 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: S. Rondaldsay P/R (GS 101961) North Parish extracted copy
    MARRIAGE:  corr. by Margaret Wells  to Scotland for S.Ronaldsay & Burray
    DEATH: Scot Civ Reg  and Mary Angus, daughter
    CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889)
    CORR.  Mary Isabella Brown Angus (daughter) of St. Andrews. Fife. Shire              in 1965

   James lived most of his life on the farm of South Cara,  He built the present house (1965) there in about 1892/1894. This house was called Lower House. The old house that James was born in was just a stones throw away from the new one.  James could adapt himself to any form of work.  He and a few other men built the house.
   Mary,James's daughter, says she could remember the house being built.
       James daughter, Mary Isabella Brown Angus, when living at 52A Flat 4 North st St. Andrews, Scotland supplied  this information in 1965.

Thomas Annal Cromarty along with his parents, Alexander Cromarty & Margaret Annal lived in the Upper House of South Cara in 1902
                  
3
William CROMARTY
Birth:
4 Nov 1849
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
28 May 1869
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: S. Rondaldsay P/R (GS 101961) North Parish extracted copy
   DEATH:  Scot Civ Reg death    (GS 42406 pt 903)
   CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889)
                  
4
Birth:
9 Sep 1851
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
4 Dec 1910
Parkhouse, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Marr:
1 Jun 1876
So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotlan 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: S. Rondaldsay P/R (GS 101961) North Parish extracted copy
   MARRIAGE: Scot (GS 33548 pt 405)
   DEATH:  cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty   (GS 42406 pt 903)7
   CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889); 1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)

NOTE
   CENSUS: Isabella"s sister, Catharine worked as a servant when Isabella was
           rasing her family in 1881 at Parkhouse, Grimness
                  
5
Jane CROMARTY
Birth:
4 Dec 1853
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
14 Mar 1876
Edinburgh, Scotland
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: S. Rondaldsay P/R (GS 101961) North Parish extracted copy
   DEATH:  cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
           extracted from Reg. Deaths St. Andrew, Burgh of Edinburgh
   CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889); 1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)

NOTE
   DEATH: Margaret Brodie cousin of 50 Melville St. Edinburgh signed death cert.
                  
6
Birth:
17 Feb 1856
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
15 Jul 1930
Scalloway, Tingwall, Shetland, Scotland
Marr:
14 Jan 1886
Scalloway, Tingwall, Shetland, 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: 1. Scottish civil reg.  (GS 33759 pt 493) for S.Ron. & Burray 15
          2. cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty, Provost,
   MARRIAGE:  "       "                "          "
   DEATH: 1.  "       "                "          "
          2. Shetland Times Sat. 26 Jul 1930
          3. Tingwall church-yard, Shetland, Scot
   CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889); 1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)
     corrispondence with his children: Margaret, William, Mary, Walter.
   CENSUS 1881 Dwelling: 46 Castle Street Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland (at a Lodging House with his cousin, John CROMARTY age 24 from So Ronaldshay, Orkney, Scotland also)
   Both Alexander  and John were registered as coopers for occupation.

NOTE
       After Alexander Cromarty's brother, James Cromarty, died in 1898 Alexander who was James's oldest brother was given a chance to take over the farming of South Cara. He tried it for three years then gave it up and offerd it to Samuel, his brother.  A picture was taken of the children, Margaret, William, Mary, Alexander and Walter in front of the Lower house where they lived while they were at South Cara.

   OCCUPATION:Alexander served his apprenticeship time as a cooper with Dowl at
    N. Cara, S.Ronaldsay.  He then left with the intentions of going to Canada    if unable to get a job at Glassgow.  He didn't get a job at Glasgow but       with a company to go to Shetland.  In Shetland he got a job with Hay and      Co. which  he worshiped.  He stayed with them until four years before he died.
    Alexander was in charge of the herring curing for his company. So he had       two trades, a cooper (barrel maker) and a fish curer
   PERSONALITY: Excellent dependable workman, quiet, sang tenor in his Church       of Scotland for years.
                  
7
Birth:
2 Feb 1859
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
16 Mar 1908
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Marr:
31 Mar 1904
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronald 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: Scot civil reg. 6010 (GS 35407 pt 681) for S.Ron. & Burray 6
    MARRIAGE: Scot Civ Reg - Index only for 1888; corr. Margaret (see below)
    DEATH: Scot Civ Reg - Index only for 1908; corr. from Margaret (see below)
    CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889); 1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)
     CORR: Margaret Jane Mainland (daughter) of Carawell, St. Marg's Hope (1959)

NOTE
   OCCUPATION: Cartwright and farmer. He lived in Shetland for the birth of his children then moved back to South Cara. His Wife was from Shetland.
    Samuel Ross's brother, Alexander, offered him South Cara,the farm and Samuel accepted and Alexander went back to Shetland and worked as a cooper. Alexander only farmed South Cara about three years and didn't like it.
Death of Samuel: Drowned at sea along with his cousin James Taylor Cromarty
                  
8
Birth:
9 Nov 1860
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
27 Dec 1941
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Marr:
24 Oct 1900
Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: Scot civil reg. 6010 (GS 35407 pt 744) for S.Ron. & Burray 95
    MARRIAGE: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
    DEATH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
           family records has the 24 Dec 1941
    CENSUS: 1861 S.Cara (GS 103889); 1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)
     CORR: Louis W. Augade (son) of 2006 - 30 Ave SW Calgary, Alberta (1965)

NOTE
   IMIGRATED: in 1888 or 1889
   OCCUPATION: Dressmaker
                  
9
Birth:
20 Nov 1862
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
15 Dec 1935
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Marr:
15 Nov 1900
Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: Scot civil reg. 6010 (GS 37419 pt 810) for S.Ron. & Burray 91
    MARRIAGE: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
    DEATH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
    CENSUS: 1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)
      CORR: Margaret Jane Johnson (daughter) of 10830 - 134st Edmonton (1975)
                  
10
Birth:
4 Nov 1864
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
15 Sep 1919
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Marr:
25 Sep 1890
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
    BIRTH: Scot civil reg. 6010 (GS 42090 pt 1094) for S.Ron. & Burray 90
    MARRIAGE: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
    DEATH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
    CENSUS:  1871 S.Cara (GS 104069)
      CORR: with Dr. Robert Cromarty (son) of 119 - 19 st. Brandon, Man. (1965)

NOTE
    BURIAL: Robert died in the Toronto General Hospital Ont. and was buried in            St. John's Cemetery Kingston Rd. Toronto
    DEATH:  Mr Cromarty was native of the Orkney Islands and came to Canada               some 30 years ago.  He settled in Toronto and had been for many               years associted with the MacLaren Imperial cheese Co. Ltd. on Front           Street.
            A prominent member of Kew Beach Presbyterian Church, Mr Cromarty              was also one of the original members of the 48th Highlanders and              was for many years a color sergeant in that distinguished corps. In           Masonic circles he was equally well known, fist as a master mason             in the Beaches Lodge, and latterly as a charter member of the                 recently organized John Ross Robertson Lodge.  He was also a member           of the Toronto male chorus.  A prominent bowler, Mr Cromarty was              very well know to members of the Kew Beach and Balmy Beach clubs              and in Bowling circles.  His well known smile and his cheery                  greeting will be greatly missed.
            Mr. Cromarty leves besides his widow, a son, Dr. R. Parker Cromarty
            B.A., M.B., of Toronto University, and M.SC. of McKGill.  Dr.
            Cromarty was a fourth year student when war broke out,but                     volunteered at once and was in Flanders when the military                     department recalled him to complete his course.  There is one                 daughter Miss Hazel Cromarty.
                  
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William Cromarty - Margaret Gutcher

William Cromarty was born at Lyths, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland 15 Mar 1800. His parents were Alexander Cromarty and Margaret Stewart.

He married Margaret Gutcher 14 May 1846 at So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland . Margaret Gutcher was born at Gaira, Sandwick, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland 18 Feb 1821 daughter of John Gutcher and Isabella Symison .

They were the parents of 10 children:
Margaret Ross Cromarty born 13 May 1846.
James Cromarty born 8 Feb 1848.
William Cromarty born 4 Nov 1849.
Isabella Cromarty born 9 Sep 1851.
Jane Cromarty born 4 Dec 1853.
Alexander Cromarty born 17 Feb 1856.
Samuel Ross Cromarty born 2 Feb 1859.
Catherine Cromarty born 9 Nov 1860.
Elizabeth Cromarty born 20 Nov 1862.
Robert Brodie Cromarty born 4 Nov 1864.

William Cromarty died 29 Jun 1864 at So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland .

Margaret Gutcher died 30 Mar 1886 at So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland .

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