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 11 April 2019, 7.30pm at St Magnus Centre
OPEN EVENING

Have you often thought about researching your family tree and don't know where to start? Come along and meet our committee members and volunteers, take a look through some of the resources we hold - both documents and on the Society website. Bring along your own research and see if we can take you back further and fill in the blanks.

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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:
BMDs, 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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