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Barbara Elizabeth BALFOUR[1]

Female 1881 - 1959  (78 years)


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  • Name Barbara Elizabeth BALFOUR 
    Born 1881  Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Fact 1 Fact 1  [1
    • School Teacher
    Reference Number 21972 
    _UID 0C65447EB6754F64853AAB69B80F16BB7CB3 
    Died 15 Feb 1959  Kirkwall County Home, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I21972  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father David BALFOUR,   b. 26 Jun 1816, Chalmersquoy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1903, Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Barbara REID,   b. Abt 1832,   d. 21 Jun 1912  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 1844-1876  [1
    • Reference Number:201182
    Family ID F5797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1881 - Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1959 - Kirkwall County Home, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [Br?derbund WFT Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Tree #0104, Date of Import: Dec 19, 2002]

      Barabara was the last of the Balfour line to live and die in Westray, Orkn ey.

      Barbara trained as a school teacher and was a devout member of the Bapti st Church and proud of her family history. She taught at the Pierowall Sch ool and succeeded the farm at Chalmersquoy and lived their until her dea th at the Kirkwall County Home. She willed that the farm and her goo ds be sold and distributed to her nieces and nephews in America and Jamaic a.

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] World Family Tree Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Brøderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 12, 1998), Tree #0104 (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: Dec 19, 2002