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Frank Orkney

M, #6660, b. circa 1871
  • Birth*: Frank Orkney was born circa 1871 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1
  • He was the son of Andrew Orkney and Mary Ann Shanks.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Frank Orkney married Cath Hill Falconer, daughter of Isabella Falconer, circa 1890.
  • Qualification*: Frank Orkney was awarded By the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade; Certificate of Comptency as Second Mate; Frank Orkney; Whereas it has been reported to us that you have been found duly qualified to fulfill the duties of Second Mate in the Merchant Service we do hereby in pursuance of the Merchant Shipping Act 1854 grant you this Certificate of Competency. By Order of The Board of Trade this 23 day of February 1893 Countersigned initialled ... Registrar General, signed George J Swanston One of the Assistant Secretaries to the Board of Trade. Registered at the office of the Registrar General of Shipping and
    Seamen. on 23 February 1893.2
  • Qualification: He was awarded By the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade; Certificate of Comptency as First Mate of a Foreign-Going Ship; Frank Orkney; Whereas it has been reported to us that you have been found duly qualified to fulfill the duties of First Mate of a Foreign-going Ship in the Merchant Service, we do hereby, in pursuance of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894, grant you this Certificate of Competency. By Order of The Board of Trade this 21st day of October 1897 Countersigned initialled ... Registrar General, signed Ingram B Walker One of the Assistant Secretaries to the Board of Trade. Registered at the office of the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. on 21 October 1897.3
  • Qualification: He was awarded By the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade; Certificate of Comptency as Master of a Foreign-Going Ship; Frank Orkney; Whereas it has been reported to us that you have been found duly qualified to fulfill the duties of Master of a Foreign-going Ship in the Merchant Service, we do hereby, in pursuance of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894, grant you this Certificate of Competency. By Order of The Board of Trade this 21st day of July 1900 Countersigned initialled ... Registrar General, signed Walter J Howsle One of the Assistant Secretaries to the Board of Trade. Registered at the office of the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. on 21 July 1900.4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected by Andrew Orkney after February 1845 at Rosehill Cemetery, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads by capt And Orkney imo fa David Orkney lost at sea 1.1845 50, mo Eliz Lawson d Montrose 16.6.1873 78. Jane Taylor 13.7.1884. John Falconer 28.12.1836 7.3.1925, w Margt Orkney 23.7.1831 6.1.1923, da Williamina Taylor 8.1.1951 83. capt Frank Orkney, wid Cath Hill Falconer 13.7.1864 23.12.1930.5

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Andrew Orkney in the 1881 census at 166 Upper Warwick Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Robert Orkney, son, 9, scholar, Liverpool; Andrew Orkney, head, 62, master mariner, Scotland; Mary A Orkney, wife, 49 Scotland; Mary A Wetherfield, serv, 21; Robert Orkney, g.son, 2, Liverpool.1
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: Andrew Orkney b. c 1827, d. 1 Apr 1887
Mother*: Mary Ann Shanks b. c 1833

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry RG11, 3639, 93, 24, GRS roll 1341871 [Aug 2009].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Record URL: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?
    h=660927&db=GBMastersCertificates&indiv=try
    Ancestry.com. UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Master's Certificates. Greenwich, London, UK: National Maritime Museum. [Jan 2013]
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Record URL: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?
    h=660928&db=GBMastersCertificates&indiv=try
    Ancestry.com. UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Master's Certificates. Greenwich, London, UK: National Maritime Museum. [Jan 2013]
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Record URL: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?
    h=660929&db=GBMastersCertificates&indiv=try
    Ancestry.com. UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Master's Certificates. Greenwich, London, UK: National Maritime Museum. [Jan 2013]
  5. [S23] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Seacoast vol 2, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1981) 0 901061 22 0 Angus Pre 1855 MI ed Alison Mitchell, pg 233, Montrose Rosehill ref 532.