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Evie and Rendall, with Gairsay


Rendall Congregational Church: by Rev. Alexander Goodfellow. Published 1913 in The Orcadian. Part 1; page 3, 29 March 1913: Part 2; page 3,5 April 1913.

Church Records

Old Parish Registers

Until 1802 the two parishes were separate. The registers of Rendall were all destroyed when the house in which they were kept burned. All records before 1802 are from Evie parish.

Other chuurch records (held at Orkney Archives in Kirkwall).

Civil Registration

The Registrar of births, deaths, and marriages for the parishes of Evie and Rendall.
The Registrar's records extend back only as far as 1st January 1855 when registration became compulsory in Scotland.

Description and Travel

Orknet has pictures and short descriptions of Evie and Rendall.



Orkney Family History Researchers are engaged in researching family histories in Evie and Rendall with Gairsay and all other parishes in Orkney. All of them are willing to share the results of their research with others.

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[Last updated: 26 November 2005 - Dave Annal]