Stronsay in 1841

Lady Kirk Parish

The person appointed by the Sheriff to divide the Parish was Stewart Logie a Schoolmaster living at the Parish School in Enumeration District 1 of St Peters Parish. The Minister of Stronsay and Eday was John Simpson living at the Manse in the same District.
One person was listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 38 houses with Enumerator Scollay Skethway is described as:
So much of the parish of Lady Kirk called Rothiesholm being a peninsula lying south west of Aith and Grobister
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:

Total number of persons
who abode in this district on
the night of 6 June 1841160
Computed number belonging
to the district who slept in
Boats1
161

The name of the person who slept in the Boat is William Scott the husband of Barbara Scott, Lochend whose family is entered on p 6 of this Schedule.
Stewart Logie

Enumeration District 2 containing 28 houses with Enumerator Kenneth Keith is described as:
The rest of the parish of Lady Kirk lying north east of No 1 comprehending Aith Grobister and Millfield bounded on the north by St Peters Parish and on the south and south east by St Nicholas Parish
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
The word "Spinster" made use of in the description of occupation in this Schedule is improperly used for "Spinner" which should have been inserted.
Stewart Logie

St Peters Parish

The person appointed to divide the Parish and the Minister of the Parish were the same as for Lady Kirk Parish.
13 persons were listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 45 houses with Enumerator Richard Taylor is described as:
So much of the Parish of St Peters called Hunton Clestrine, Midgarth, Huip, Upper Whitehall and the Manse, lying north of Lady kirk Parish
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
approved
Stewart Logie

Enumeration District 2 containing 1 house with Enumerator Thomas Alexander is described as:
So much of the Parish of St Peters called the Holm of Midgarth separated from the Island by Lingholm Sound, lying west of the above District and north west by Lady kirk Parish
(transcribers note: the Enumerator and his family were the occupants of that one house)
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
approved
Stewart Logie

Enumeration District 3 containing 57 houses with Enumerator Stewart Logie is described as:
So much of the Parish of St Peters as lies eastward of No 1 called Lower Whitehall including all the houses at the Fishing Station, sometimes termed a Village and south west of the Island of Papa Stronsay.
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
Of the 13 people noted above in this page 8 were on board two English Sloops employed in fishing and five were on board a Boat from Zetland all in the Harbour of Papasound here on the night of 6th June.
All the Houses in this number are considered and noted as in the fishing village of Whitehall altho' there are in it several spaces not as yet filled up with Houses.
Stewart Logie

Enumeration District 4 containing 55 houses with Enumerator George Robertson is described as:
The rest of the parish of St Peter comprehending the Island of Papa Stronsay lying north east from the preceeding Division and Harbour of Papa Sound
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:

1841 The total population of the Island of Papa Stronsay is 28
 ditto of the Island of Stronsay1220
 ditto of Holm of Midgarth6
1254

See Remarks on Enumerators Schedule No 5 for Island of North Pharay.
(transcribers note: see Eday & Pharay which is part of the same quoad sacra i.e. ecclesiastical parish)
Stewart Logie
Certified by - John Simpson  Minister of Stronsay and Eday

Remarks of Sheriff
Compared and collated with Household Schedules and approved of
Chas Shirreff  Sheriff Substitute of Orkney

St Nicholas Parish

The person appointed to divide the Parish and the Minister of the Parish were the same as for Lady Kirk Parish.
No persons were listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 50 houses with Enumerator James Flaws is described as:
So much of the Parish of St Nicholas as lies south and south east from Lady Kirk Parish including Dishes Holland Housbay and Cleat

Enumeration District 2 containing 32 houses with Enumerator William Sinclair is described as:
The rest of the Parish of St Nicholas lying north east of the above district and south east of St Peter Parish including Airify Kirbister Odiness and Hundie
Stewart Logie as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
The term "Spinster" in this schedule has been used instead of "Spinner" which should have been entered as the occupation of Marjory Couper and Betsy Couper p.7.
Stewart Logie