Sample from opr

This is sample text file, for some births, deaths, marriages, in Bower, Watten and Wick including in part, witnesses, places, occupation. Extracted from notes taken during my research. 

Session of Bonds

Alexander Oall in Auchingill Canisby Parish & Marjory Miller in Bowerm'on 10th July 1795

Al' Oal in Auchingill p Canisby & Marjory Miller in Bowermaddon 10th July 1795 Wit Geo Oal & Al' Mller

John Sutherland in Keiss Wick Parish & Jean Levach in Thurso 29 Nov 1798

John Steven in Bowerkirk and Marg't Barneson in Galsfield Jan 31st 1802

Donald Jack in Bowermaden and Marg't Steven there 19 Oct 1794 Wit Peter Henderson & W'm Dunnet

Burials 1790 - 1795

John Stephen in Bowermadon 31st July 1793

Elizabeth McBeath in Bowermaddon 4 Jan 1791

Births

1816 Oal Catherine lawful dauhter of Thomas Oal & Betty Bain in Halkrow was born  26th & bapt 31st March. Wit W'm Miller & W'm Oal

Catherine Oal lawful daughter of Alex'r Oal and Marjory Miller in Lyth was born  the 14th Feb 1808 & bapt in July 1809 Wits .....................

Jan'y 10th 1748 William Bruce had a child baptized named Will'm  Witnesses Will'm Andrew in Kirk & Alex'r Miller in Smyrill

2 Jan'y 1747 James Budge in Standstill had a child baptized named William  Wit David Manson in Standstill and Sourance Calder there

Nov 6th 1776 John Sutherland in Stanstill had by his wife Jannet Steven a child baptized,  her name Isobel. John Munro Robert Bremner witnesses

21st April 1780 Donald Levach in Lyth had by his wife Ann Bruce a child ......  Witnesses James Manson & George Watten in Lyth

Ryrie Catherine lawful daughter of Donald Ryrie & Margaret Henderson  born 2nd & bapt 12th June 1791 Wit the congregation

Ryrie Ann lawful daughter of Donald Ryrie in Scarmalet? & Margaret Henderson  born 19th & bapt 30th March 1794 Wit the congregation

Steven John lawful son of Alexr Steven and Marjory Rosie in Lyth  was born 10th May & bapt 23rd June 1840 Wit Donald Campbell Isabella Sinclair

Coggle David lawful son of David Coggle in Lyth & Eliza Gunn  born 1st & bapt 5th May 1796 Wit John & Will Coggle

Coggle David lawful son of David Coggle in Knockdee & Eliza Swanson  born 2nd & bapt 11th Feb 1796 Wit John Swanson & Catherine Murray

Coggle Janet lawful daughter of David Coggle & Eliza Swanson in Stemster  bapt 22nd Nov 1797 Wit Alex Waitor & David Gunn

Steven Alexander lawful son of Alexr Steven in Stemster & Elizabeth Swanson  born 7th & bapt 19th April 1795 Wit the congregation

Steven Isobel lawful daughter of Alexr Steven in Stemster & Eliza Swanson  bapt 26 March 1798 Wit Hugh Manson John Bain

Steven Robert lawful son of Robert Steven in Mursay and Helen Cormack  bapt 14th April 1798 Wit David & John Sandison

Steven Donald lawful son of Robert Steven in Querniequay? & Helen Cormack  born 4th & bapt 11 May 1800 Wit Jn Bain George Waiter

1825 Johanne Steven lawful daughter of John Steven and Elizabeth Campbell in Greenshiels  was born 15th October and baptized 4th Nov'r Witnesses at the baptism John Macdonald and Ellen Campbell

Steven Helen lawful daughter of John Steven & Elizabeth Campbell in Knockdee was  born 16 Feb & Bapt 16 March 1827. Witnesses William Miller & Margaret Macdonell

Steven John lawful son of John Steven & Elizabeth Campbell Greenshields was born  11th May and bapt 2nd June 1830. Witnesses Margaret Macdonald & William Miller

Steven Alexandria lawful daughter of John Steven & Elizabeth Campbell Knockdee was born  7th Jan'y & Bapt 12th Feb 1832. Wit David Alexander & Elizabeth McDonald

Steven George lawful son of John Steven & Elizabeth Campbell Knockdee was born  5th Jan'y & bapt 12th Feb 1835. Witnesses Marg't MacDoald and George Miller

Steven Catherine lawful daughter of Alex'r Steven and Marjory Rosie Lyth was born  7th Nov 1833 & bapt 26th Dec 1833 Wits Donald Campbell & Mary Dunnet

Simpson Alexander lawful son of Matthew Simpson and Catherine Oal Thura was born  23rd Aug't & bapt 30th Aug 1834 Witnesses John Simpson & Nancy Bruce

Campbell William lawful son of John Campbell & Betty Steven Bowermaddon was born  13 Jan'y 1834 & baptized 22 Jan'y 1834 Witnesses William Campbell & Margaret Bain

Campbell Robert lawful son of John Campbell & Betty Steven Bowermaddon was born  28th Feb & bapt 9th March 1836 Witnesses Peter Grant & Catherine Campbell

Campbell Donald lawful son of John Campbell & Betty Steven Bowermaddon was born  28th May & baptized 13 June 1837 Witnesses William Campbell & Janet Murray

Campbell Ellen lawful daughter of John Campbell & Betty Steven in Lyth was born  29th September and baptized 8th November 1839 Witnesses John Miller and Christy Bain

Campbell Alexander lawful son of John Campbell & Elizabeth Steven in Lyth was born  26th May & bapt 2nd July 1841 Witnesses Mr W'm Smith Bower Manse & Christina Bain

Janet Steven lawful daughter of William Steven and Elizabeth Sinclair in Bowermaddon was  born 21st and bapt 29th November 1824 Wits at her baptism  Alexander McPherson George Steven & Helen Sinclair

Janet Steven lawful daughter of Alexander Steven and Janet Bruce in Mursa was born  29th Nov & baptised 2nd December Witnesses at her baptism  Alexander Bruce Elizabeth Swanson & Janet Bruce

Watten 30th Jun hs 1754 Alex’r Ryrie in Banks of Achingale presented a child to be  baptized procuate betwixt him & Elizabeth Sutherland his spouse called John.  Witnesses are Alexander Calder and James Cormack both in Millnton of Achingale.

January 21 1733 Donald Ryrie in Watten and Anna Sandison his spouse had a child  baptized called John. Witnesses are John Manson there and John Calder in Thurso St.

April 1st 1733 Henry Henderson in Bylbster and Isobel Thompson his spouse had a child  baptized called Marjorie. Witnesses are George Thomson & Robert Cotter both there.

February 7th 1725 Alexander Henderson in ..1.. had a child baptized & called  Margaret. Witnesses are Andrew Bain & Robert C..2... yr.

November 29 1724 John Henderson in Bylbster had a child baptized & called  Margaret. Witnesses are Donald Sandison younger & Donald Ryrie.

1 Augusr 1755 John Mackady in Lyngar presented a child to be baptized procured betwixt  him & Elspet Sutherland called Elspet  Witness Alexr Mackinin in Watten & John Makinin in Lyngar

22nd July 1759 John Ryrie in Bylbster had a son & Margaret Henderson his wife, John.  Witnesses John Williamson son of William Williamson in Bridgend and Peter Miller son of  John Miller in Strath of Watten.

21st May 1769 John Sandyson in Garsay and Ann Sutherland his spouse daughter  Jannet. Witnesses William Mackiver in Coghil and George Sutherland in Garsay.

12 Aug 1797 David Robertson in Bylbster & Jannet Sandison his spouse had a  son bapt named David.  Witnesses John Bain in Bylbster and Donald Ryrie in Greystones.

Jan’ry 25 1727 George Young in Bilpster had a child baptized called Christian.  Witnesses John Donaldson & Donald Ryrie both there.

June 29 1727 George Young in Thruster had a child baptized called Christian.  Witnesses John Clark & W ’ m Larnach in Sipster. 1

March 26 1732 George Young in Bilpster had a child baptized called Christian.  Witnesses W ’ m Sinclair in Gillack John Cormack in Bilpster.

July 24 1711 George Sinclair merchant in Wick had two children baptized  the older called ---1--- the younger called Christian.  Witnesses Doal ------ m Wick & Hugh Harris merchant Wick.

June 28th 1719 John Sinclair in Thrumster had a child baptized called Christian.  John Corner and George Hill both there Witnesses.

28 Aug 1737 W ‘m Fraquhar in Thrumster had a child baptized called Elspeth.  John Davidson yr & Angus Moir in Sarclett Witnesses

Oct 2 1738 W ‘m Fraquhar Q........... had a child baptized called Elspeth.  Ffrancis Sutherland & W ‘m Cormack yr Witnesses

Note - entered above Fraquhar is a smudged entry appears to begin with Q

Dec 22nd 1751 James Bremner in Wick had a son baptized  James.  Witnesses James Fraser & James Miller both in Wick.

1745 Jan 4 David Flett in Banks of Old Wick had a child baptized called Margaret.  George Sutherland and Magnus Plowman Witt.

1711 Feb 5 George Bruce in Thrumster had a child baptized called Margaret.  James Farquhar yr and Magnus --1-- in Ulbster Witt.

15th Nov 1702 Donald Farq ’ r in Wick had a child baptized called William  procured in marriage with Margaret Ross.  Witt Dod Munro in Wick & Alexr Doull younger there.

26 Sept 1742 George Ogg in Sarclat had a child bapt named Henreitt  Wit Jas Duncan & Alexr Davidson

29 March 1759 Alex ‘r Oag in Thrumster had a child by Elspet Farquhar bapt named George  witnesses Donald Bruce & Donald Waters

22 March 1761 Alex ‘r Oag in Thrumster had a child by Elspet Farquhar bapt named Elspet  witnesses Alexr Lyall & Francis Gray

25 Dec 1763 Alexander Oag in Sarclet had a child by his wife Elsabeth Farquhar bapt Kathrine  witnesses James Cormack & Donald Bain both in Sarclet

20 April 1769 Alexander Oag in Sarclet had by his wife Elspet Farquhar a child baptized  & named Margaret. The witnesses were John Cuming & James Bruce both in Sarclet

12 April 1772 Alexr Oag in Sarclet had a child by his wife Elizth Farquhar baptized  William. Witnesses James Davidson in Sarclet & George Manson in Ulbster

24 Aug 1774 Alexander Oag in Sarclet had by his wife Eliz Farquhar a child baptized  named Alexander. Wit Robert Donaldson and Francis Corner there

26 Sept 1776 Alexander Ogg in Sarclet had by his wife Elspeth Farquhar a child baptized  named James. Wit John Bremner & Robert Donalson both in Thrumster

Alexander Ogg in Ganslet had by his wife .......... Farquhar a child baptized  named John. Wit John Gunn in Sarcket & William Bremner in Thrumster

10 March 1759 David Steven in Thrumster had a child by his wife Christain Young  bapt David  witnesses George Reach & David Reid

30 March 1766 David Stephen in Thruster had a child by his wife Christain Young  bapt named Helen  wit Davd Gun & And Malcolm

26th July 1767 David Stephen in Thrumster had a child by Christain Young  his wife bapt named James  wit James Donaldson & Alex Mowat

13 Apr 1766 David Cogle in Milton had a child by his wife Margt Flett bapt called David  Wit David Ross in Wick & Willm Malcolm

28 March 1794 Thomas Steven in Windless had by his wife Mary Brock a child baptized  named William. Witnesses James Donaldson Windless and Donald Gunn there

19 April 1794 Donald Corner in Windless had by his wife Ann Plowman a child baptized  named Elizabeth. Witss Donald Plowman in Bilpster and Donald Bain there

 6th Jan 1794 George Ogg in Thrumster had by his wife Elizabeth McBeath twins  Henrietta & Isobella baptized. Witss George Miller & Alexr Ogg

 21st Oct 1800 George Oag in Thrumster had by his wife Elizabeth McBeath a child  baptized Margt. Witss Alexr Oag & George Robertson both in Thrumster

 26 Sept 1806 George Oag in Thrumster had a child by his wife Eliz MacBeath baptized  Peter && George Miller & John Oag both there

 28 Dec 1794 David Steven in Thrumster had by his wife Henrietta Ogg a child baptized  named John. Witss Alexr Ogg & Alexr Donne there

 24th Nov 1796 David Stephen in Thrumster had by his wife Henny Oag a child baptized  named Alexr. Witnesses James Oag in Thrumster & Donald Brimms there

 17 Apr 1799 David Stephen in Thrumster had by his wife Henrietta Oag a child baptized  named Willm. Witnesses John Oag & Alexr Bruce both in Thrumster

 22 May 1807 David Steven in Thrumster had a child by his wife Henny Oag baptized  David. Wit John Miller & John Oag both there

 5 March 1796 Francis Corner in Sarclet had by his wife Margt Oagg a child baptized  named Elspet. Witnesses Angus More & William Gunn both in Sarclet

6 Dec 1798 David Coggle in Ulbster had by his wife Katherine Oag a child baptized  named Margaret. Witnesses Niel Donaldson in Bruin & William Miller in Ulbster

14 Sept 1800 David Cogill in Ulbster had by his wife Kathe Oag a child baptized  Alexr. Wit Willm Manson in Farligoe & Willm Donaldson

2 May 1803 David Coggle in Whaligoe had a child by his wife Katherine Oag baptized  & named Isobel. Witss David Johnston in Faligoe & John Miller there

22 Nov 1805 David Coggill in Ulbster had by his wife Katherine Oag a child baptized  & named William. Wits Niel Donaldson in East Clyth & William Manso in Ulbster

5 Feb 1802 Alexr Oag in Thrumster had by his wife Margt Sutherland a child baptized  Isobel. Wit John Oag in Thrumster & John Munro there

3 Nov 1804 James Bremner in Saraclet had a child by his wife Margt Rosie baptized  & named Margaret. Witt James Corner in Saraclet & Willm Corner there

9 Sept 1804 James Bremner in Moreland Orn had by his wife Rachel Brock a child baptized  Margt. Wts Donald Kirk in Moreland Orn & Robt Kirk there

13 Dec 1823 John Steven miller in Ulbster, had by his wife Margaret Coghill a son  born13th bapt 16th Dec & named David  witnesses John Tullo Society Schoolm’ there W ‘m Steven Shoemaker there

21 Sept 1827 Peter Oag in Thrumster had by his wife Margaret Bremner  a son bapt this day & named George  Wit John Bremner & Alex ‘r Bremner

19 Dec 1833 Peter Oag in Thrumster had by his wife Margaret Bremner  a son born March 31 1833 bapt by Rev Robert Phin and named Peter

8 Jan 1836 Peter Oag mason in Thrumster had by his wife Margaret Bremner  a son born Dec 21st 1835 bapt & named Alexander  Witness David Bremner farmer in Thrumster Janet Bain there

Marriages

Matthew Simpson in Murzee & Catherine Oal in Lyth were matrimonially contracted  12 January 1833. Caut Alex'r Stephen & Emanuele Matheson (looks like Emanuele)

John Campbell in Bowermaddon & Elizabeth Steven in Lyth were matrimonially contracted  22 Feb 1833 Cautioners W Coghill & Robert Steven & married

James Bremner in Knockdee and Helen Stephen in Stemster both in this parish gave in  their names in order to proclamation of banns on the 9th of September and after being  three times proclaimed in the parish church were married on the 6th of October 1848

Alexander Miller in the parish of Wick and Joanne Stephen in Stemster in this parish gave  in their names in order to proclamation of banns on the 10th of February and after being three  times regularly proclaimed in the parish church were married on the 1st March 1849

12th Jun 1778 John Ryrie in Auchingale and Elizabeth McAdie in .................  were contracted in order to marriage and after ordinary proclamnations and no objections  offered their marriage was solomnized July 15th.

May 15 1789 David Robertson in Graystones & Jannet Sandison in Bridgend  being contracted in order to Marriage their marriage was solomnized July 28.

10 June 1732 Donald Ogg & Christian Sinclair both in Whaligoe  contracted in order to marriage.  John Forbes for the man & John Sinclair for the woman.

12 Jan 1748 David Stephen in Thrumster and Christian Young in Bilpster  were contracted in order to marriage.  George Whier caut’ for the man & John Malcolm for the woman.

12 July 1764 David Cogle in Mitton was matrimonially contracted with Margt Flett in Banks  Henry Flett in Banks for the man David Flett for the woman

29 Dec 1783 George Ogg in Ganslett was matrimonially contracted to Elizabeth McBeath  Cautioners for the man Alexr Ogg there and for the woman James Bremner

13 Nov 1792 James Bremner in Moreland Noss was matrimonially contracted to  Rachel Brock in Kirkfield Cautioners for the man Will Miller in Wick and for the woman  Hugh Brock Thrumster

24 Nov 1792 David Stevens in Thrumster was matrimonially contracted to Henrietta Ogg  Cautioners for the man Will Stevens there and for the woman Alexr Ogg there

20th Jan 1794 David Cogill in Ulbster was matrimonially contracted to Catherine Ogg  in Ganslett Cautioners for the man David Flett in Shemster and for the woman John Ogg in Thrumst

30th Nov 1798 John Suthd in Keiss & Jean Levach in Thursa parish of Bower were  matrimonially contracted  Cautioners Ronald Bruce in Keiss & Alexr Barney in Keiss

3rd June 1801 Alexr Oag in Thrumster was matrimonially contracted to Marjy Suthd in Blingery  Caut Mr James Sandison in Wick & George Oag in Thrumster

18th Dec 1801 James Bremner in Sarcalet was matrimonially contracted to Margeret Bruce  in Hempriggs Caut James Gun in Sarcalet & Dond Bremner in Hempriggs

March 10th 1814 Wm Manson in Ulbster was matrimonially cont to Elizabeth Coghill there  Caut George Manson Wick & David Cogill in Ulbster. The said persons were married on  April 22nd 1814

12 Feb 1851 William George blacksmith Broughty Ferry parish of Liff & Benvie and Marjory Steven daughter of William Steven shoemaker Ulbster was matrimonially contracted on the twentyfourth day of January and married by the Rev Charles Thompson on the 12th day of February one tousand eight hundred and fiftyone

3 Dec 1847 David Steven shoemaker Wick and Ellen Clyne daughter of John Clyne Pulteneytown were matrimonially contracted on the fifth day of November and married on the third day of December AD Eighteen hundred and forty seven in presence of William Steven and Donald Clyne parishoners of Wick