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Robert CROMARTY
Birth:
6 Apr 1810
Lyths, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Chr:
10 Apr 1810
Death:
16 Apr 1864
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Marriage:
20 Sep 1849
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   CORR: South Ronaldsay 18 Feb 1953 by Mrs Margaret Wells
   UPDATE 1990:
   BIRTH: North Parish Registers chr. FHL#990,512 of S. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scot.
          copy of extract in poss.  of H. Alex Cromarty, Provost
   MARRIAGE: (FHL#990,513).  copy of extract in poss. of Alex Cromarty.
   DEATH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty (FHL#323,647)
   Civil Death Registers for South Ronaldsay and Burray 1864

NOTE
   BIRTH: East Side is added to Lyths for the first time
          Mother listed as Catherine which is wrong
   Census 1851 age 39 as husband and father at South Cara, Grimness 25 acres
          1861 age 49 as husband and father at South Cara, Grimness 25 acres
               Died in 1864
                  
Anne GUTCHER
Birth:
10 Jun 1825
Gaira, Sandwick, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Chr:
20 Jun 1825
Sandwick, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
14 Oct 1892
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: S. Ronaldsay and Burry South Parish Registers  (FHL#990,513)
          copy of extract in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
          1851 Census south Ronaldsay
   MARRIAGE: see spouce's documention

NOTE
   MARRIAGE Two sisters (Anne Gutcher & Margaret Gutcher) married two brothers
            (Robert Cromarty & William Cromarty)
   RESIDENCE: raised family in South Cara Grimness in Upper house
   Census: 1851 age 25 as wife and mother at South Cara, Grimness
           1861 age 34 as wife and mother at South Cara, Grimness
           1871 age 42 as widow and mother at South Cara Upper, Grimness
                farming 22 acres along with her sister Margaret at Lower House
           1881 age 58 as widow and mother at Cara, Grimness
                farming 223 acres 70 arable with her sister Margaret. She has
                three children at home, Alexander, Ann and Robert
           1891 age 66 as widow and mother at South Cara
                three chldren at home, Alexander 38, Ann 30 and Robert 26
           Anne died in 1892
                  
Children
Marriage
1
Ann CROMARTY
Birth:
28 Oct 1849
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: F Scot 6 Pt 20
   DEATH:

NOTE
   DEATH: ? 1851 Census Ann is not listed
                  
2
Margaret CROMARTY
Birth:
23 Dec 1850
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
27 Jan 1880
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: F Scot 6 Pt 20
   Census 1851 age 3m as daughter at South Cara, Grimness
          1861 age 10 as daughter at South Cara, Grimness
          1871 not living with parents
                  
3
Birth:
20 Oct 1852
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
28 Jul 1904
So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Marr:
29 Mar 1883
So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotlan 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: F Scot 6 pt 20
   MARRIAGE:
   DEATH: North Parish Church yard grave stone

NOTE
Alexander Cromarty with his wife, Margaret Annal, Lived in Upper House when Alexander Cromarty & his wife, Jane Gray, lived with their family in the Lower House of S.Cara the three years that Alex and Jane attempted to see if they could make a go of the farm at South Cara. This was after the death of James Cromarty 1898 who had been living in their newly constructed Lower House.     The two Alexander Cromartys mentioned above were first cousins.

CENSUS 1881 shows him farming with his mother. Ann (Gutcher)Cromarty. He married in 1883 and lived in Farewell where his five children were born. Then shortly after his mother died at Upper House of South Cara in 1892 he moved his family  in to the Upper House. His son Thomas was good friends with William Cromarty of Shetland who came to Canada and married Dorothy Lees.
   Census 1861 age 8 as son at South Cara, Grimness
          1871 age 18 as son at South Cara, Grimness
          1881 age 28 as son at Cara, Grimness (single)
          1891 age 38 as son (farming his mother's farm but raising a family
               at Farewell)
                  
4
Jane Taylor CROMARTY
Birth:
2 Aug 1854
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
1922
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: F Scot 6 pt 20
   Census 1861 age 6 as daughter at South Cara, Grimness
          1871 not at home
                  
5
John CROMARTY
Birth:
1 Aug 1856
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
1931
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: 33759 F Scot 7 pt 493
   Census 1861 age 4 as son at  South Cara, Grimness
          1871 age 14 as son at South Cara, Upper, Grimness
                  
6
Ann CROMARTY
Birth:
24 Jan 1861
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
26 Feb 1922
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: 29933-159 Scot
   Census 1861 age 2m as daughter at South Cara, Grimness
          1871 age 10 as daughter at South Cara, Grimness
          1881 age 20 as daughter at South Cara, Grimness
          1891 age 30 as daughter at South Cara, Grimness  (still single)
                  
7
Birth:
4 Jun 1864
So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland
Death:
1949
Newington, Midlothian, Scotland
Marr:
26 Feb 1897
Aberdeen, Old Machar, Aberdeen 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   1SOURCE
   BIRTH: 42090 - 1094 Scot
   Census 1871 age 7 as son at South Cara, Grimness
          1881 age 16 as son at South Cara, Grimness
          1891 age 26 as son at South Cara, Grimness (General Merchant Shopman)
               not married in 1891
     Death date and place from scotlandspeople
                  
Similar Names
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Robert Cromarty - Anne Gutcher

Robert Cromarty was born at Lyths, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland 6 Apr 1810. His parents were Alexander Cromarty and Margaret Stewart.

He married Anne Gutcher 20 Sep 1849 at So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland . Anne Gutcher was born at Gaira, Sandwick, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland 10 Jun 1825 daughter of John Gutcher and Isabella Symison .

They were the parents of 7 children:
Ann Cromarty born 28 Oct 1849.
Margaret Cromarty born 23 Dec 1850.
Alexander Cromarty born 20 Oct 1852.
Jane Taylor Cromarty born 2 Aug 1854.
John Cromarty born 1 Aug 1856.
Ann Cromarty born 24 Jan 1861.
Robert Cromarty born 4 Jun 1864.

Robert Cromarty died 16 Apr 1864 at So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland .

Anne Gutcher died 14 Oct 1892 at So. Cara, Grimness, So. Ronaldsay, Orkney, Scotland .

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