Pieces of Raw Data
No guarantees here, just raw,
unprocessed data files - but you never know what you may find...
- Notes from a lecture by Dr.
David Caldwell, about families of Islay
- Newspaper articles regarding the
Round Church, and a bit of MacGilchrist information
- Here's the 1836 Islay Tenants
Rental List. Thanks to Helen
- A page listing Farms/Crofts on Islay
- also from Mac Gillespie
- Here's a page with Kilchoman Islay
Rentals 1733 - 1741 - from Mac Gillespie
- Transcribed OPR files for
Argyll, Bowmore, Kildalton - marriages, baptisms - covering the 1700s to 1800s in
various files - courtesy of Jack Puttenham
- Transcribed from 1886 and 1889 records,
the "Rolls of Paupers and the Casual Poor",
thanks to Sue Visser
- The "Account of the
Population of Kildalton Parish", taken in 1860 - here's
the detailed account, and here's the statistical
information from the detailed account. Thanks to Miriam
- Created through the efforts of many volunteers, I-SPY
is a collection of information about persons born on Scotland's Isle of Islay,
who emigrated to other lands. It may include obituaries, cemetery
transcriptions, marriage announcements, or other snippets of information we've
happened across that mention these Islay natives. Thanks to Tamara
Gilhuly for her work on this project!
- The Fasti
Ecclesiae Scoticanae Medii Aevi lists each parish, then gives some
details on the parish and follows that with a list of each minister serving
that parish from the 1600's through the 1920's
- Here is a journal
from Donald Sinclair, school-master, from the years 1835 - 1875,
transcribed by Susan Sinclair.
It mentions the names of his pupils, their father's names, neighbors,
ministers, how much nails cost...
- Extract from the Register of Fishing
Boats (Irish Line - Skiffs) on Islay, registered at Campbeltown 1898 -
1927. This spreadsheet is an
extract of these Registers kept in Campbeltown, which indicate each boat’s
type, builder, and date/where built, owner(s), number of men who worked the
boat, its dimensions, rigging, and whether fished by net and/or lines. As
with most of the goods brought onto the island, the boats were made in
Northern Ireland, with many of the boatbuilders centred around Port
Rush. Thanks to Iain MacIntosh
Various surname specific
information and census extracts
Here you will find data
files, generally spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel format. You can download
them to your computer, or you can simply view them with your browser if it is
- The "Black Book" - List of
Tenants on the Estate of Islay, 1828, from John Ramsey's records.
Thanks to Toni Sinclair for transcribing this! Available in original
order - alphabetized - and
also available for viewing on this website
- Transcription of LDS Death Records, 1855 -
1875, listed in alphabetical order according to surname, thanks to Ted Larson! Click here
for more details
- James Maxwell has taken Ted's LDS Death
Records for 1855 - 1875, and created a spreadsheet that is very easy to use,
sorted by year, and parish! Click
here for the file
- A compilation of data from this website,
from Simon Sutherland, many files neatly tucked into one spreadsheet - click
here for more information before you download this file.
Civil Registration for Marriages, 1855 - 1875 + 1881 & 1891.
Thanks to Monta Salmon for this transcription
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