Orkney Islands Council
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Registrars

The main Registration Office for Orkney is based in Kirkwall at the Orkney Islands Council Offices, School Place and is open Monday to Friday.

The Stromness Registration Office is based in the Warehouse Buildings, Stromness, and is on a "by appointment" basis.

There are nine home-based registration offices where the Registrars carry out registrations in their own homes by appointment.

Contact details for each Registration Office within Orkney are listed in the table below.

Since the implementation of the Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006 any birth or death which occurs in Scotland may be registered at any registration office in Scotland.

Registrars seek to deliver a professional, efficient and sympathetic registration service, resulting in the accurate recording and preservation of all events of birth, death and marriage.

All information regarding the registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages as well as the forms required for getting married in Scotland can be found on the National Records of Scotland website, available from 'Related Sites' section of this page.

Table: Registrars of births, deaths and marriages in Orkney

District.

No.

Registrar.

 Address.

Telephone.

North Ronaldsay.

 130.

Suzanne Wise.

Cavan, North Ronaldsay.

01857633396.

Papa Westray.

131.

Jan Cater.

Bewan, Papa Westray

01857644245.

Westray.

132.

Alison Drever (Assistant).

Myrtle Cottage, Westray.

01857677278.

01857677472.

Sanday.

133.

David Rendall.

Neigarth, Sanday.

01857600327.

Eday and Pharay.

134.

N/A.

N/A.

N/A.

Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre.

144.

Kirkwall Registration Office.

Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall.

01856886333.

Stronsay.

136.

Barbara Smith.

Strynie, Stronsay.

01857 616239.

Shapinsay.

137.

Kirkwall Registration Office.

Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall.

01856886333.

Stromness.

142.

Marian Ashburn.

Burradale, Innertown, Stromness.

01856850854.

Kirkwall.

144.

Patricia Breck.

Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall.

01856886333.

Hoy.

150.

Julie Thomson.

Laundry House, Melsetter, Longhope.

01856791337.

 Flotta.

 151.

David F Sinclair.

Post Office, Flotta.

01856701252.

 

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