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The Stone Mason in Harray by John T. Firth, Mary Bichan, and Sheila Spence. 1988. Published: In "Old Orkney Trades" pp23-32.

Harray, Orkney's Inland Parish: by John T. Firth, Mary Bichan and Shiela Spence. Printed privately 1975, 1985. 97pp.
Reviews the Harray lairds (88 in 1973!), frequency of surnames, the churches, schools, townlands, and field names.

Church Records

Old Parish Registers

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

Civil Registration

The Registrar of births, deaths, and marriages for the parish of Harray.
The records held by the registrar date back to 1st January 1855 when compulsory registration began in Scotland.

Description and Travel

Orknet has a page which contains a description and pictures of Harray



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

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