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Robert Scarth

Robert Scarth

Male 1799 - 1879  (80 years)

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  • Name Robert Scarth  [1
    Born 5 Jan 1799  Kirkwall and St Ola, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jul 1879  Binscarth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I11795  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father James Scarth,   b. 1759, Harray, Orknet Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1853  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Lendrum,   b. 1763, Seatongate, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Nov 1790  Kirkwall and St Ola Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jemima Elise Stevenson,   b. 1832, Rotterdam, British Subject Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Newington, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1855  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Agnes Cathie Scarth,   b. 3 Apr 1856, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1942, Plaque in St Olafs Church, Kirkwall, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Cecilia Scarth,   b. 17 Dec 1857, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1937, Russell, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     3. Robert Scarth,   b. 9 Oct 1859, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1916, Binscarth, Firth, OKI, SCT buried Finstown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     4. Pillans Scarth,   b. 27 Oct 1861, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1903, Kierfold House, Sandwick, Orkney buried Finstown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     5. William Scarth,   b. 4 Sep 1863, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1956, Silverton, OR, USA Buried Toledo Pioneer Cemetery Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     6. Matthew Stevenson Scarth,   b. 9 Mar 1865, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     7. Crichton Rait Scarth,   b. 6 Jun 1866, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1903, Santa Catalina Hotel, Las Palmas, Grand Canary Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     8. Margaret Lendrum Scarth,   b. 9 Dec 1867, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 98 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agnes Scarth Cathie,   b. 7 Oct 1809, Leith, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1853, Kirkwall, OKI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1834  South Leith, MLN, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Cathie Scarth,   b. 30 Sep 1838, 1 Scar House, Burness, Sanday, OKI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Jane Jessie Scarth,   b. 3 Aug 1845, Kirkwall and St Ola Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1893, Shapinsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Margaret Scott,   b. Abt 1799 
    Children 
     1. Robina Scarth,   b. 1815, Eday Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Kirkwall and St Ola buried in St Magnus Churchyard, Kirkwall. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Elizabeth Isbister,   b. 1788, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Scarth,   b. 14 Nov 1819, Kirkwall and St Ola Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1889, 1 Drum Terrace, Easter Road, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Jessie Sinclair,   b. 27 May 1809, Of Barrock, Caithness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1830, Kirwall, buried St Magnus Kirkyard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married Abt 1830 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F4625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [SCARTH ORKNEY.FTW]
      at 1861 census at Firth and Stennes, Orkney
      at 1871 census at Firth
      recorded as a landed proprietor in 1861
      Banks in Orkney The next agency was that of the Union Bank in 1855, when Robert Scarth of Binscarth opened it at 22 Albert Street, currently the Alliance/Leicester offices.
      This site, in the 17th century, had been occupied by the mansion of James Baikie of Burness. Baikie’s daughter, Elizabeth married into the family of Bishop Mackenzie and sometime late in the 18th century a Mr Gilmour, leather merchant and tanner bought it from Mackenzie’s descendants, pulled it down and erected a new building on the site

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] SCARTH ORKNEY.FTW.
      Date of Import: 6 Dec 2007