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People Connected to Orkney

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  • Captain Benjamin Moodie of Melsetter (1723 - 1769)
    CAPTAIN BENJIMAN MOODIE OF MELSETTER Captain in the 47th Regiment of Foot, formerly Lieutenant in the 46th Regiment of Foots Captain Benjiman Moodie is the son of Captain James Moodie of Melsetter,...
  • Henry Creelman (1775 - 1851)
    HENRY CREELMAN Henry Creelman, soldier in the Royal Artillery: He was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and enlisted in the Royal Artillery in 1810. British National Archives, Description of so...
  • John Clouston (deceased)
    JOHN CLOUSTON Hudson's Bay Company Servant Marriage Mary Creelman married John Clouston. The marriage was booked on 14 November 1843, at Stromness in Orkney, Scotland. [Orkney Family History Soci...
  • Donald McIntyre, Veteran of Corunna (1773 - 1876)
    DONALD MCINTYRE (aka DANIEL MCINTYRE) Veteran Soldier Donald McIntyre is the son of Finlay McIntyre in Carnlia and his wife Catherine McLaren He was born at Balquidder in Perthshire, in Scotland [R...
  • Charles Logie (1848 - 1900)
    CHARLES LOGIE Merchant Seaman Charles Logie is the son of James Logie and his wife Mary Logie. Robert Marwick: Rousay Roots He was born before 1 January 1848, the date upon which his baptism was re...

People Connected to Orkney

Historic County of Scotland

See also

Orkney Main Page
Orkney - Monumantal Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of Orkney
Historic Buildings of Orkney

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Orkney to this project. Geni will add Orkney, Orkney, Scotland, UK as a place of birth or death if you enter Orkney, KW 17, UK on the profile.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Orkney Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Orkney can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Orkney can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Orkney (Link to follow) which covers the History of Orkney and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Orkney - Famous People and add them to the listing there.

Emigrants

People from Orkney who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Orkney families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.


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Heads of Orkney Families on Geni

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  • John Malcolm born 1791 - 4 x great grandfather of comedienne Sarah Millican, who went to Canada where he worked for the Hudson's Bay Company.
  • Alexander Mackay

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Emigrants from Orkney

Please add the names of people from Orkney who settled in the "New World"

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Australia

Canada

South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa


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