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Microfiche and Microfilm references from the LDS pertaining to Islay

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LDS / MORMON CHURCH RECORDS

Here are microfiche and microfilm numbers from the Church of Latter Day Saints, (LDS) Family History Centers, which have information pertaining to the Isle of Islay.  Please contact your local LDS Center for more information about ordering, or availability in your area!  Check this website for more information: www.familysearch.org and thanks to Monta Salmon, Ted Larson, and others for providing this information!

And here's a great site with helpful tips to improve your searches when you are using LDS/IGI database, well worth reading - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.htm#Page - thanks to Lynne Kemp for this one!


  • BIRTHS AND MARRIAGES

# 1041078 Kilarrow (Bowmore) b. 1763 -1854 m 1771-1854 d 1817-1831 - FHL film #1041078 holds the parish records for Kilarrow, basically the years 1763-1854 Marriages start a bit later

# 1041079 Kilchoman births and marriages 1821-1854 and Kildalton births and marriages 1723-1854 - FHL film #1041079 holds the parish records for Kilchoman (#540) and Kildalton (#541) Kilchoman records commence in 1821 and Kildalton records start in 1723

# 1041080 Portnahaven births 1831-1854 marriages 1833-1854 - Oa births and marriages 1833-1854 and Kilmeny births 1802-1854 - FHL film #1041080 holds the parish records for Kilmeny (#543) Baptisms from 1802 but no marriages at all, Oa (#546) Baptisms and Marriages from 1833.  Before that time you will find your ancestors listed under the parish of Kildalton.  This film also has the Parish of Portnahaven (#547) Baptisms from 1832 and Marriages from 1833

# 6036535 Islay People

# 6900475 Parish of Kilarrow (parish #536) Baptisms (1 fiche)

# 6901108 Parish of Kilarrow Marriages  (1 fiche)

# 6900481 Parish of Kilchoman (parish #540) Baptisms   (1 fiche)

# 6900482 Parish of Kilchoman Marriages (1 fiche)

# 6900483 Parish of Kildalton (parish #541) Baptisms ( 2 fiche)

# 6901109 Parish of Kildalton Marriages ( 1 fiche)

---- Parish of Kilmeny (parish #543)  not available

# 6901116 Parish of Oa (parish #546) Baptisms ( 1 fiche)

# 6901117 Parish of Oa Marriages (1 fiche)

# 6901115 Parish of Portnahaven (parish #547) Baptisms (1 fiche)

# 6902205 Parish of Portnahaven Marriages ( 1 fiche)

  • CENSUS

The 1841 census of Kildalton, Oa,  Kilmeny and Portnhaven  is 1042720  or 0101812
Kilchoman is 1042719 or 0101812

The 1851 census of Kildalton and Kilchoman is 1042355 or 0103649
For Kilmeny, Portnhaven and  Oa the  number is  1042356 or 0103650
For Kilarrow the number is 1042354 or 0103649

The 1861 census of Kildalton, Kilchoman, Kilmeny, Kilarrow, Portnhaven and Oa the number is 0103798

  • DEATHS

1855 - 0103502
1856 - 0256422
1857 - 0280278 and 0280279
1858 - 0280232
1859 - 0280385
1860 - 0292825
1861 - 0224422
1862 - 0292881
1863 - 0294761
1864 - 0323676
1865 - 0330130
1866 - 0350908
1867 - 0349059
1868 - 0363262 and 0363263
1869 - 0384146
1870 - 0385339
1871 - 0224610
1872 - 0300323
1873 - 0300381
1874 - 0340270
1875 - 0412911

 
 Here are microfilm listings that were found on David Wills' website

SCOTLAND CENSUS 1841

# 0101808 thru # 0101813  (1952 series for Argyll County)

# 1042714 thru # 1042721  (1982 series for Argyll County)

SCOTLAND CENSUS 1851

# 0103645 thru # 0103650  (1952 series for Argyll County)

# 1042348 thru # 1042357  (1982 series for Argyll County)

SCOTLAND CENSUS 1861

# 0103795 thru # 0103798  (1952 series for Argyll County)

SCOTLAND CENSUS 1871

# 0103951 thru # 0103955  (1952 series for Argyll County)

SCOTLAND CENSUS 1881

# 0203554 thru # 0203563  (1959 series for Argyll County)

SCOTLAND CENSUS 1891

# 0208801 thru # 0208803 & # 0220165 thru # 0220175   (1959 series for Argyll County)

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