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Scotland Co-ordinator : Sue Hawkins

  • This County has material to transcribe, but we need transcribers to help us make this happen. We have quite a few parishes, or parts of, available for transcription, and all you need in the main is a computer, a little time, and basic skills. With the approval of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I can provide copies of Parish registers for transcription in your own home where ever in the world you live.... Sue
  • If you wish to offer data you have already transcribed in any form to the FreeREG Project, please contact the Scotland Co-ordinator.




    Please note that the dates of available records are as at 31 March 2013, Extra records may have become available between that date and the date the data base was last rebuilt.

    Places and churches are listed in alphabetical order by Parish and then by Volume.


    Parish Name and Number Place Transcriber Baptisms Marriages Burials
    " " " Year Range In Progress Years Completed entries Year Range In Progress Years Completed entries Year Range In Progress Years Completed entries
    Birsay 13/1 Birsay Jenny Paterson,Les Woods, Richard Palmer,SteveBiggs, Steve Cross, Kate Barratt 1645 - 1820 Complete 4486 1654 - 1822 Complete 924 NIL N
    Birsay 13/2 Birsay Sue Reynolds, Richard Palmer, Les Woods, Steve Biggs Barbara Munns 1820 - 1854 Complete 1291 1820 - 1854 Complete 284 NIL
    Deerness 14/1 Deerness Rosemary Skea 1754 - 1851 Complete 1,054 1703 - 1811 Complete 218 1703 - 1715; 1787 - 1794 Complete 92
    Deerness 14/2 Deerness Rosemary Skea, Sue Reynolds 1819 - 1855 Complete 551 1703 - 1819; 1819 - 1854 Complete blank NIL
    Eday and Pharay 15/1 Eday and Pharay Richard Palmer Paul Sylvester Steve Biggs 1789 - 1819 Complete 410 NIL NIL
    Eday and Pharay 15/2 Eday and Pharay Paul Elborn, Barbara Munns, Mavis Forskett, Lenore Ferguson, Victor Card, Mile Lawson 1819 - 1854 Complete 754 1821 - 1854 Complete 210 NIL
    Evie and Rendall 16/1 Evie and Rendall Rest of England 1725 - 1820 Complete 1808 1725 - 1821 Complete 457 1816 - 1819 Complete 47
    Evie and Rendall 16/2 Evie and Rendall Jackie Dinsdale Cathy Jury Lynn Webb Mike Lawson 1820 -1854 Complete 1122 1820 - 1855 Complete, not able to transcribe these 0 1820 - 1836 complete 238
    Firth and Stennes 17/1 Stennes Rest of England 1732 - 1819 Complete 1063 1732 - 1819 Complete 349 1746 - 1819 Complete 44
    Firth and Stennes 17/1 Firth Rest of England 1732 - 1821 Complete 632 1732 - 1819 Complete 44 1746 - 1819 Complete 0
    Firth and Stennes 17/2 Stennes Rest of England 1819 - 1854 Complete 490 1818 - 1854 Complete 125 1820 - 1854 Complete 336
    Firth and Stennes 17/2 Firth Rest of England 1820 - 1854 Complete 474 1820 - 1854 Complete 109 NIL
    Harray 18/1 Harray Rest of England 1776 - 1820 Complete 582 1784 - 1819 Complete 176 1810 - 1819 Complete 51
    Harray 18/2 Harray Rest of England 1820 - 1854 Complete 662 1817 - 1854 Complete 215 1820 - 1854 Complete 0
    Holm and Paplay 19/1 Holm and Paplay Rest of England 1654 - 1819 complete 4623 1654 - 1699 complete 186 1765 - 1796 complete 428
    Holm and Paplay 19/2 Holm and Paplay Rest of England 1818 - 1854 Complete 499 NIL NIL
    Hoy and Graemsay 20/1 Hoy Martyn Pearson 1776 - 1819 Complete 179 1812 - 1819 Complete 11 NIL
    Hoy and Graemsay 20/1 Graemsay Rest of England 1777 - 1820 complete 154 1796 - 1819 complete 27 NIL
    Hoy and Graemsay 20/2 Hoy Martyn Pearson 1819 - 1854 Complete 598 1812 - 1854 complete 141 NIL
    Hoy and Graemsay 20/2 Graemsay 1820 - 1854 N 1816 - 1852 N 1838 1
    Kirkwall 21/1 Kirkwall Rest of England 1657 - 1728 Complete 3415 NIL NIL
    Kirkwall 21/2 Kirkwall Rest of England 1728 - 1783 + Index Complete 2345 NIL NIL N
    Kirkwall 21/3 Kirkwall Rest of England 1775 - 1820 + Index Complete 1589 NIL NIL
    Kirkwall 21/4 Kirkwall Rest of England NIL 1657 - 1820 + Index Complete 2494 NIL
    Kirkwall 21/5 Kirkwall Rest of England NIL NIL 1666 - 1820 Complete 3231
    Kirkwall 21/6 Kirkwall David Warwick 1820 - 1854 + Index Complete 2334 NIL NIL
    Kirkwall 21/7 Kirkwall Rest of England NIL 1820 - 1854 + Index Complete 894 1820 - 1853 Complete 1525
    North Ronaldsay 22/1 North Ronaldsay Rest of England 1800 - 1820 Complete 72 NIL NIL
    North Ronaldsay 22/2 North Ronaldsay Rest of England 1820 - 1854 (1759 onwards in Cross and Burness 26/1) Complete 464 1819 - 1854 Complete 58 NIL
    Orphir 23/1 Orphir Rest of England 1790 - 1819 Complete 2699 1707 - 1819 Complete 694 1817 - 1819 Complete 60
    Orphir 23/2 Orphir Rest of England 1819 - 1854 Complete 1031 1819 - 1854 Complete 255 1819 - 1854 Complete 428
    Rousay 24/1 Rousay Rest of England 1733 - 1820 Complete 983 1733 - 1819 Complete 237 NIL
    Rousay 24/2 Rousay Jackie Dinsdale 1820 - 1854 Complete 934 1819 - 1854 Complete 251 NIL
    St Andrews 25/1 St Andrews Rest of England 1657 - 1819 Complete 1121 1657 - 1819 Complete 551 1792 - 1819 Complete 15
    St Andrews 25/2 St Andrews Rest of England 1819 - 1854 Complete 633 1820 - 1854 Complete 0 1820 - 1843 Complete 0
    Sanday (Cross and Burness) 26/1 Cross and Burness 1758 - 1836 (1759 onwards North Ronaldsay) N NIL NIL
    Sanday (Cross and Burness) 26/2 Lady 1735 - 1820 N 1818 - 1820 N NIL
    Sanday (Cross and Burness) 26/3 Cross and Burness 1820 - 1854 N 1828 - 1850 N NIL
    Sanday (Cross and Burness) 26/3 Lady 1820 - 1854 N 1820 - 1856 N 1831 - 1841 N
    Sandwick 27/1 Sandwick Rest of England 1728 - 1819 Complete 1500 1727 - 1819 Complete 186 NIL
    Sandwick 27/2 Sandwick Rest of England 1819 - 1854 Complete 905 1818 - 1854 Complete 250 NIL
    Shapinsay 28/1 Shapinsay 1632 - 1819 N 1632 - 1819 N 1793 - 1829 N
    Shapinsay 28/2 Shapinsay 1819 - 1855 N 1820 - 1854 N 1820 - 1854 N
    South Ronaldsay and Burray 29/1 South Ronaldsay and Burray 1657 - 1669 N 1657 - 1669 N NIL N
    South Ronaldsay and Burray 29/2 North Parish 1749 - 1819 (with marriages) N 1784 - 1820 N NIL N
    South Ronaldsay and Burray 29/2 South Parish 1765 - 1820 N 1779 - 1821 N NIL N
    South Ronaldsay and Burray 29/3 North Parish and South Parish 1820 - 1854 N 1820 - 1854 N NIL N
    South Ronaldsay and Burray 29/4 South Parish 1820 - 1854 N 1820 - 1854 N 1832 - 1844 N
    Stromness 30/1 Stromness Jackie Dinsdale 1695 - 1792 Complete 2624 1695 - 1702 Complete 0 NIL N
    Stromness 30/2 Stromness Rest of England 1793 - 1819 Complete 1834 NIL NIL
    Stromness 30/3 Stromness Rest of England NIL 1722 - 1819 Complete 1413 1763 - 1788 Complete 101
    Stromness 30/4 Stromness Rest of England 1819 - 1837 Complete 1047 1819 - 1837 Complete 346 NIL N
    Stromness 30/5 Stromness Rest of England 1817 - 1854 Complete 1375 1837 - 1854 Complete 270 NIL N
    Stronsay 31/1 Stronsay 1743 - 1819 N 1801 - 1819 N 1801 - 1819 N
    Stronsay 31/2 Papa Stronsay 1803 - 1854 N 1820 - 1854 N 1819 - 1854 N
    Walls and Flotta 32/1 Walls Rest of England 1708 - 1803 Complete 935 1707 - 1795 Complete 185 NIL N
    Walls and Flotta 32/1 Flotta Rest of England 1708 - 1803 Complete 119 1708 - 1738 Complete 42 NIL N
    Walls and Flotta 32/2 Walls Rest of England 1801 - 1822 Complete 233 NIL NIL
    Walls and Flotta 32/3 Flotta Rest of England 1753 - 1819 Complete 343 1786 - 1823 Complete 43 NIL
    Walls and Flotta 32/4 Walls Rest of England 1820 - 1854 Complete 1027 1823 - 1854 Complete 370 1823 - 1854 Complete 224
    Walls and Flotta 32/5 Flotta Rest of England 1819 - 1854 Complete 343 1821 - 1854 Complete 66 NIL N
    Westray and Papa-Westray 33/1 Westray Rest of England 1733 - 1831 Complete 3393 NIL NIL
    Westray and Papa-Westray 33/1 Westray North Parish Rest of England 1794 - 1828 Complete 541 NIL NIL
    Westray and Papa-Westray 33/1 Papa Westray Rest of England 1784 - 1821 Complete 162 NIL NIL
    Westray and Papa-Westray 33/1 Westray and Papa-Westray Rest of England NIL 1805 - 1829 not able to transcribe them 0 NIL
    Westray and Papa-Westray 33/2 Westray and Papa-Westray Rest of England 1760 - 1854 Complete 1725 1819 - 1854 Complete 434 NIL

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