/ Westray Grays
/ Archibald Gray
/ Louisa Gray and William Lennie
/ Margaret Lennie and John Rendall
/ James Rendall and Jessie Sandison
/ John Rendall and Mary Lennie Schollay
John James Rendall and Elizabeth Rendall
John James Rendall b. 8th June 1879 was the youngest child of John Rendall and Mary Lennie Schollay. He
married Elizabeth Rendall (b. 27th September 1881) in 1899. She was the daughter of William Rendall and Elizabeth Bremner.
John's father died just before he was born. He was brought up at the home of his mother's parents. When his mother remarried, he continued to farm there at Balaclava.
John and Elizabeth had seven children born there:
John William Schollay Rendall b. 16th October
1900 who married Margaret Hutchison (b. 10th December 1904) in
1928. She was the daughter of Jane Hutchison from Littlehouse. They
had family in Westray. John died on 2nd May 1969 at the age of sixty eight.
Richard Reid Rendall b. 9th December 1902 who married Barbara Fergus (b. 26th May 1903) in 1927. She was the daughter of Thomas Fergus and Robina Harcus. They had a large family. Barbara died on 16th October 1985 at Balaclava. Richard died there the following month on 29th November 1985.
Lizzie Jane Rendall b. 14th February 1904 who married farmer William Groat (b. 1895) from Bisgoes in 1925. He was the son of John Groat and Maggie Kent. Lizzie died on 3rd May 1939.
Thomas Reid Rendall b. 14th October 1905
George Reid Rendall b. 24th November 1908
Jessie Groat Rendall b. 17th April 1910
John James Rendall died on 14th February 1946 at the age of sixty six. Elizabeth Rendall died at Balaclava on 8th January 1960. She was seventy eight.