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Margaret Orkney

F, #6448, b. 29 July 1835, d. 24 February 1897
  • Birth*: Margaret Orkney was born on 29 July 1835 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Orkney and Mary Ann Strachan.
  • Married Name: As of circa 3 September 1855, her married name was Strachan.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Orkney married Alexander Strachan circa 3 September 1855 at Wharf Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • Married Name: As of 13 December 1866, her married name was Smith.
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Orkney married Alexander Smith on 13 December 1866 at 5 Seagate, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Orkney died on 24 February 1897 at 40 Gellatly Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 61.1

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Margaret Orkney was listed along with James Orkney in the 1841 census at Fishergate, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Orkney, 35, mer s, Angus; Mary Orkney, 25, Angus; Margaret Orkney, 5, Angus.2
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of James Orkney in the 1851 census at 26 Wharf Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Orkney, daug, 15, flax spinner, Montrose; James Orkney, head, 39 (sic probably 49), seaman, Montrose; Mary Orkney, wife, 36, Montrose.3
Last Edited: 28 Jul 2015


Father*: James Orkney b. 18 Feb 1802, d. 14 Oct 1864
Mother*: Mary Ann Strachan b. c 1815, d. 2 Jul 1896


  1. [S40] SS and BW.
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1841_47-0091 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1851_68 Montrose [Aug 2009].