Adding free access to UK earlier census information to the web.
Index of over 300,000 names in
Scottish wills from
lots of useful stuff - Famous Scot's wills, help with difficult
language, writing and so on.. Huge web site and growing fast.
Update JUNE 2007 by Tricia
A Sutherland Family from Watten Parish, Caithness - descended
from William Sutherland (b abt 1685 - ) of Catchery
Watten Parish, Caithness, Scotland,
It is with deep sadness that I have to advise of the death of William
(Bill) Murray Sutherland on 28 May 2007. Bill was
person who started this website
http://www3.telus.net/kamuwija/default.htm and he
update it regularly with his last update being this May. He
great passion for working on the Family Tree and felt a real kinship
for all of the people included in it - he was proud to call them his
William b 1685 had a son William b1716 who married Janet
They had 12 known children - 3 of whom we follow on the website below
Peter Sutherland (b 1761 Watten - d 1823 Clyde River, NS, Canada)
Courtesy of W M (Bill) Sutherland deceased 2007
Mary Sutherland (b 1750 Watten - d Caithness) Courtesy of Tricia
Barnett(nee More) and Andrew Cormack
Josiah Sutherland (b 1759 Watten )
Courtesy of Douglas Nicholson
Contact email addresses included in Sutherland Website:
It is hoped to continue to update this regularly.
should have any > marriages, births, deaths, links, etc., to
kindly please advise me at firstname.lastname@example.org
and I will happily ensure they are recorded in the next
Currently I am checking out possible connections to other children of
William and Janet.
One such query :
Was Ann Sutherland who married Francis Bremner the
b 1757 to William and Janet?
1 May 2005
From W M (Bill) Sutherland See
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The Sutherlands, of Watten Parish, - descended from William
(b abt 1685 - ) of Watten Parish, Caithness Co., Scotland, grandfather
to Mary Sutherland (b 1750 - ), Josiah Sutherland (b 1759 - ) and Peter
Sutherland (b 1761 - d 1823). All were born in Watten Parish. Peter
Sutherland died in Clyde River, NS, Canada. Contact addresses
included in Website:
Tracey Geddes has information on many family names and especially
Geddes. "I am a
Geddes from Caithness, now
living in Aberdeen. I have a database of my tree on
The database is called tikkity.
feel free to have a look and see if there are any clues for you there."
Caithness Family History
Gordon Johnsons Genealogy Articles
North Highland Archive in
Wick has a huge amount of
Have A Brims Family Connection?
Castle site now has a Brims Family Message Board for anyone with
connections to get in touch.
Genealogy Forum On Caithness.org - Leave messages for
information you are looking for here
Family History Section Commenced
on Caithness.org 28 December 2000
Broynachs And the
Earldom of Caithness
- Caithness Mailing List
Whyalla, Australia has
carried out extensive research on his Caithness, Orkney and Suffolk
connections. He has supplied some information on the William Miller
connections to his family published in the Caithness.org
Family History section. His own web site has many names
with Caithness connection such as - Bain, Bremner, Bruce, Calder,
Campbell, Cormack, Craig, Downie, Dunnet, Farquhar, Flett, Gow, Groat,
Gunn, Ham, Henderson, Horn, Johnston, Leith, Mackay, Mackenzie, Manson,
Miller, Mowat, Mowatt, Murray, Nicolson, Oag, Robertson, Sinclair,
Steven, Sutherland, Swanson, Taylor, Thain.
Clan Sinclair Study
Sinclair Connections -Links List on
Rosie Family - In Australia
A new web site from the General Register of Scotland to help tracking
your Scottish ancestry
Highland Archive Centre
Hold records relating to the Highlands
Caithness the Archive
Section of the local Library will
carry out searches
for a fee. Local information can be researched personally and
archivist will offer assistance.
Library of Scotland
Records in Scotland
The Church of Scotland has over 900 parishes and the
registers are held by the Register General on Microfilm. The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have microfilmed the
registers and they can be viewed at any Family History Centre in the
world. A list of the centres in the UK can be obtained from
Genealogical Society of Utah (UK)
185 Penns Lane
Family History - How Do I
Court, Government & Criminal Records
Birth, Marriage & Death Records
General Register Office Scotland
Went To America
-links to other information
- a huge listing of web sites - cross linked in about 100 different
Free from the Mormons a listing of over
400 million names. Searchable.
Discussion and listings
of Genealogists - UK
- lots of links etc
War Graves - searchable
by name.1.7million names who died in two world wars. British
Mackay Society - USA
One of the most popular
Ancestry.com US oriented site
Genealogy.com - Taken from the web
Commonwealth Graves Commission
Lots of info mainly American
and West Scotland FHS
National Archives Washington DC. Holds federal
the American revolution 1775 on.
Library of Congress - Probably the largest library in the world.
Rhode Island State Archives. Many county records held.
FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES
Societies - how to start and lots of links
American Family Immigration History
Centre. Project to create a searchable database of the 17
people who emigrated to the USA through Ellis Island 1892 -
If you visit in person you can see the museum and the huge number of
people who came from all over the world and in exactly what
numbers. The ferries run from Battery Park regularly all day
the end of Manhatten Island. The trip usually includes the
of Liberty on a separate island. If you want to use the
facilities for looking up information go early and allow plenty of
time. Last Ferry of the day in winter is about 4.00pm
Staff are very helpful but this is a very busy tourist destination.
Names of mainly American people looking for their ancestors.
National Archive of Ireland
Public Record Office of Northern
Genealogical society of Northern
Directory Of Irish Genealogy
General Register Office of Scotland