Books From Caithness Family History Society
15th April 2017
CAITHNESS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY (Scottish Registered Charity No. SC029848) has published 8 books which can help with family history research.
The society has transcribed the 1901 census for four of the Caithness Parishes. These transcriptions give details of everyone living at a given address - their ages, places of birth, occupations, relationships to the other people living with them, etc and even how many windows are in their houses!
CENSUS TRANSCRIPTIONS for 1901 for WICK, HALKIRK, CANISBAY and DUNNET PARISHES
Wick Parish (Book 1) £7.00
Wick Parish (Book 2) £7.00
Halkirk Parish £7.00
Canisbay Parish £5.00
Dunnet Parish £5.00
The society has also transcribed all the information on every gravestone in three of the old Caithness graveyards. Alphabetical index and a plan for each cemetery will help those who wish to visit and find an ancestor's grave.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS for Graveyards at BOWER, KEISS and WATTEN
BOWER (First Cemetery) £4.00
KEISS (First Cemetery) £4.00
WATTEN (First Cemetery) £4.00
Books can be bought at Caithness Horizons, Old Town Hall, Thurso; Newsbeat Newsagents, Thurso; John O' Groat Journal Office, Cliff Road, Wick. Details for purchases by those living outwith Caithness can be found at
http://caithnessfhs.org.uk - Members of CFHS pay £1 less per book.
MAP of Caithness Parishes