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People Connected to Orkney

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  • Thomas Balfour of Elwick, MP (1810 - 1838)
    THOMAS BALFOUR OF ELWICK younger MP Advocate, Scottish Poitician: Member of Parliament for Orkney and Shetland 1835-37 Thomas Balfour is the son of Captain William Balfour of Trenablie (formerly Wi...
  • Doctor William Balfour Baikie, RN (1824 - 1864)
    DOCTOR WILLIAM BALFOUR BAIKIE, MD, RN, FRGS, FBS, FSA (Scot). Scottish explorer, naturalist and philologist Wikipedia: William Balfour Baikie Wikiwand: William Balfour Baikie
  • Able Seaman Alfred Taylor, RN (1894 - 1918)
    ABLE SEAMAN ALFRED TAYLOR, RN Alfred Taylor is the sixth child and third son of Charles Taylor, farm labourer, and his wife, Elizabeth Brown. He was born at Milgoe in the parish of Firth, on 22 May 1...
  • Admiral Alexander Graeme of Graemeshall (1741 - 1818)
    ADMIRAL ALEXANDER GRAEME OF GRAEMESHALL, RN Admiral of the White: Sometime Commander-in-Chief, The Nore Admiral Alexander Graeme of Graemshall is the son of Mungo Graeme of Graemeshall and his wife...
  • Margaret Glen Rae Hamilton (1842 - 1918)
    MARGARET GLEN RAE HAMILTON Margaret Glen Rae Hamilton is the daughter of John McAulay Hamilton and his wife Marion Rae. She was born on 14 February 1842 and her baptism was registered at Stromness in...

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.
  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.

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Emigrants from Orkney

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

America

Australia

Canada

South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa


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