Capt James WEMYSS
(1738-1790)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Ann SCOLLAY

Capt James WEMYSS 1

  • Born: 1738
  • Marriage: Ann SCOLLAY
  • Died: 25 Mar 1790, Carriston, Fife 2
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James married Ann SCOLLAY, daughter of Rev Robert SCOLLAY and Jean STEWART. (Ann SCOLLAY was born on 24 Nov 1761 in Stronsay, Orkney 3, christened on 4 Dec 1761 in Stronsay, Orkney 4 and was buried on 3 Dec 1807 in Kennoway, Fife 5.)

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Sources


1 Hugh Marwick, Some Notes on an Old Orkney Family - The Scollays, Orkney Herald, 4 March 1952, 11, 18:, p36.

2 Newspaper notice, The Scots Magazine Vol 52, March 1790 p155.

3 Biography, Scott, H. (1928) Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae, The Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd (father Robert Scollay).

4 Church Register, Stronsay, FHL(L) ref Mf 0990516.

5 Church Register, Kennoway, FHL(L) ref Mf 0102209.


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