Do you have Orcadian roots?

Search the Orkney census for your surname:
Do you know what the Top Ten Surnames were in 1841-1911 ? click here to see the table.

What's on:

Thursday 17 November 2016 at 7pm - Annual Dinner
This year's annual dinner will be held on Thursday 17 November at the Kirkwall Hotel.

Click on the menu link to view.

Please put your choices in to the office by Friday 11 November. Everyone welcome.

View the current programme of events, non members are welcome to attend.

Members Pages

Members can view additional Society information and have access to the following online resources:
Census, Members Page, Message board, M.I.'s, Parishes, Resources,
Sib Folk News, Trees.

For more details about membership and to Subscribe online visit the Membership page.

St Magnus Cathedral Graveyard - 7th March 2016

One of the Society's largest projects has now been completed.

The 1400+ stones in St Magnus Cathedral Graveyard have all been transcribed, photographed and surveyed.
The graveyard is fully indexed and can be searched through the MI page.

The inscriptions are also available in a booklet, see the Publications page.

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