WHITTON and RITCH -Surname Studies and people from the Island of GRAEMSAY, Orkney

Robert Baikie Linklater

Robert Baikie Linklater

Male 1865 - 1916  (50 years)

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  • Name Robert Baikie Linklater 
    Born 1 Aug 1865  Birsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1916  at sea near Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11296  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Magnus Linklater,   b. 11 Mar 1808, Harray, Orkney c 13-3 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1868, Mossater, Sabiston, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Marwick,   b. 5 Nov 1823, Birsay c 5-11 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1907, Northbigging, Russland, Harry Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Nov 1850  Birsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Young,   b. 1866, Braunston, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1897  Cardiff, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eric Robert Russell Linklater,   b. 8 Mar 1899, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1974, Aberdeen, buried Harray, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Elspeth Mary Linklater,   b. 12 Jun 1900, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F4350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1871 census at Mossiter with mother
      at the 1881 census at "Mossater" Birsay and Harray a Farm Sevant unemployed

      Name: Robert Linklater Arrival Date: 7 Sep 1907
      Age: 42 Birthdate: abt 1865
      Gender: Male Race/Nationality: Scotch (Scotish)
      Ship Name: Kalamo
      Port of Departure: Sydney, Australia Via San Francisco, California
      Port of Arrival: Astoria, Oregon
      Last Residence: Wales

      A shipÂ’s captain who died of pneumonia at sea after a running fight with a German submarine in 1916. Of him we had only tantalising fragments, and of the others, nothing, save that they too fled the family home and went to sea