Alexander Cromarty and Margaret Stewart
abt 1762-1845----------------abt 1772-
Married in St. Peter's Church (North Parish of South Ronaldsay)24 Feb 1795
Parents of William Cromarty who married Margaret Gutcher
They raised their family at Lythes then, about 1812, moved to South Cara.
Source and notes
Lythes as it looked in 1999 where they lived until about 1812;
The center section is the older part.
Right Photo: South Cara as it looked in 1971 where they died: both at South Cara.
The original marriage entry that was recorded in St. Peter's Church.
Husband; Alexander Cromarty
born about 1762 at South Ronaldsay, Orkney, died 1845
: Margaret Stewart
born about 1772 at South Ronaldsay, Orkney, died about 1833 -
chr. 31 Jan. 1796 at Lyths -
chr. 4 Jan 1798 at Lyths --
married Samuel Ross
chr. 15 Mar 1800 at Lyths ------
married Margaret Stewart
chr. 15 Mar 1800 at L
married Margaret Gutcher*
born 8 Jun 1802 at Lyths ---------
married Robert Brodie
born 15 Apr 1804 at Lyths -----
married Betsy Taylor
born 30 Jun 1806 at Lyths, -
chr. 6 Jul 1806 died shortly after
born 15 Apr 1808 at Lyths,
died 17 Nov 1888
born 6 Apr 1810 at Lyths ----
married Ann Gutcher
born 18 Sep 1811 at Lyths
married James Sinclair
Note: the above Margaret Gutcher and Ann Gutcher were sisters
All 9 children were recorded on the 1821 census living at South Cara, Grimness, South Ronaldsay.
Grimness is a district in the North East corner of South Ronaldsay.
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