Deaths – 1840-1844

‘Walls deaths 1823-1854’ transcribed, from FHL BRITISH microfilm 990517, by Roslyn Chapman before Sep 2005.

1840 – WALLS

McKINZIE, Henry; by decay of nature; aged 84 years; 1840 May 5th
McKINZIE, John; by asthma; aged 76 years; 1849 May 14th
CROMARTY, Elspet; by decay of nature; aged 88 years; 1840 May 23rd
BAIN, John; drowned at Brims; aged 76 years; 1840 October 22nd
McKAY, Angus; by a bowel knot at Wick; aged 40 years; 1840 October 28th
TAYLOR, Harriet; by catching fire; aged 3 years; 1840 October 30th
CAMBELL, Isabella; by hooping cough; aged 3 years(?) 4 months; 1840 December 14th
WILSON, James; by hooping cough; aged 3 years(?) 5 months; 1840 December 24th
MILLAR, Chirstie; by decay of nature; aged 92 years; 1840 December 30th
SANDISON, Euphan; by disease unknown; aged 45 years; 1840 December 31st

1841 – WALLS

(Deaths for 1841 and 1842 were jumbled in the original records – I may have the wrong year for the following individuals.)

ROBSON, William; by fire; aged 89 years; 1841 February 1st
NICOLSON, Thomas; from effects of fire burning; 1841 February 1st
SMITH, Isabell; decay of nature; aged 80 years; 1841 December 16th
GRAY, James; a child only a few days old; 1841 December  28th
SABESTON, Margaret; wife to John GRAY, tacksman, Rysa; of inflamation soon after delivery; 1841 December  31st
FORBES, Margaret; by decay of nature; relict of Jn NICOLSON; aged 81 years; 1841 December 31st
GROAT, John; of diabetes and other complaints; 31 years; 1841  July 2nd
BAIKIE, Cathrine; of cancer in the breast & consumption; aged 47 years; 1841 August 19th

1842 – WALLS

(Deaths for 1841 and 1842 were jumbled in the original records – I may have the wrong year for the following individuals.)

FORBES, Elisabeth; long bedrid, complication of diseases; aged 80 years; 1842 January 7th
SUTHERLAND, Anne; decay of nature; aged 78 years; 1842
OMAN, John; drowned at Swona; 1842 May 22nd
TAYLOR, William; from the effects of having suffered amputation of his right arm the same being shattered on the 1st by a gun accidentally going off; 1842 June 8th
BROTCHIE, George; decay of nature and pulmonary complaint; 1842 June 12th
BROTCHIE, Isabella; spouse to Samuel SUTHERLAND; of consumption; 1842 June 12th
CROMARTY, Thomas Fotheringham; of teething and other complaints; 1842 June 12th
MOODIE, Barbara; relict of James CORRIGILL, N Walls; of dropsy; 1842 August 27th
LEES, Captain Rodrick; of the Schooner ‘Brumby’ of Kirkwall by drowning at or near Breakness on the north side of Hoy Sound; 1842 November 9th
ROBERTSON, James; at the same time and melancholy occasion; a passenger (of the Schooner ‘Brumby’) thought to have died of cold and fatigue on the wreck at Breakness on the north side of Hoy Sound; 1842 November 9th
UNKNOWN; another man died on the wreck (of the Schooler ‘Brumby’) along with J ROBESON but neither a native or residenter in this place; 1842 November 9th

1843 – WALLS

FIDDLER, John; by decay of nature; aged 80 years
WISHART, James Mowat; of measels; aged 5 weeks; 1843 March 15th
WILSON, John; decay of nature; aged 68 years; 1843 March 25th
SUTHERLAND, John; decay of nature; aged 89 years; 1843 April 1st
CANTLY(?), Nathaniel; outpensioner and upwards of eighteen years gardener at Melsetter House; of inflamation of the kidneys and bladder; he was a native of Gallowayshire; 1843 May 23rd
BRUCE, William; of dropsy and other complaints; aged 75 years 4 months; 1843 August 5th
TAYLOR, Chirsty; consumption of the lungs; aged 79 years; 1843 December 18th

1844 – WALLS

McKINZIE, Malcom; decay of nature; many years an Elder in this Church; aged 95 years; 1844 January 26th
LINKLETTER, Isabell; of consumption of the lungs; aged 17 years 7 months; 1844 March 27th
CORRIGILL, Donald; of asthma and other complaints; 70 years; 1844 April 10th
CROMARTY, William; of complaint in the chest; 1844 May 14th
SIMPSON, Mary alias ANDERSON; of consumption; aged 22 years; 1844 July 22nd
McLEOD, Ann; of bowel complaint; aged 65 years; 1844 July 22nd
MOWAT, Jacobina; of bowel complaint; 1844 July 22nd
NICOLSON, Margaret; by decay of nature; 1844 November 6th

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