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Peter,Alice Shearer and Boys
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Peter,Alice Shearer and Boys

The Shearer Family from Feastown, Stronsay.

Back:Peter Miller Shearer (my Grandfather), Alice Shearer (nee Mathieson) Granny.
Left:Peter Miller(jnr),John(Jack)Lennie,Thomas George (Dad),Robert Brown(Bert),Arthur John,James William.
Picture added on 03 July 2009
Comments:
I remember as a schoolboy when we stayed at waterhall, the house next to us was feastown. annie shearer and her niece anna jackson stayed there. it was during the war years and i remember a tommy shearer there he was in naval uniform and must have been on leave.
Added by Colin Cooper on 10 July 2009
Peter's parents were Peter Shearer and Catherine [Kitty] Brown. His grandparents Were Peter Shearer and Barbara Cock. His great grandparents were George Shearer and Helen Miller. His great great grandparents were Peter Shearer and Margaret Laughton, all from Stronsay.
Added by Irene Flett Cameron on 11 July 2009
Are there any photos of Kitty? My Aunt and I were talking about her recently.

Added by Donna Elizabeth Shearer on 27 July 2009
I do have a photo of Kitty Brown, and Peter will look it out
Added by Shearer on 03 August 2009
Hi Irene Norman Shearer jnr here, great pictures. Peter's grandparents were Peter and Elizabeth Flett. She died in 1853 possibly giving birth to Georgina and then he married Barbara Cock in 1854 and Barbara had twins who died at birth in 1855.
Added by Norman Shearer jnr on 04 November 2012
Is there any relation to the Shearers that moved to New Jersey U.S.A. from the Orkneys?
Added by Eric Shearer on 07 September 2015
In doing my research on my ancestor Peter Storms, I ran across a Peter Storms Shearer, who was the Executive Officer on the USS Pictor (AF 54) in June 1964. Anyone have info on this man?
Added by Gary Storms in Connecticut on 09 April 2016
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