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Origins and History


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"MARWICK. An Orcadian surname of local origin from Marwick ('sea-mew bay') in the parish of Birsay. Sir James David Marwick (1826-1908) was a distinguished antiquary. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Marwick Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Marwick Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Marwick family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Marwick

Wikipedia Tricia Marwick (born November 5, 1953) is the Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Central Fife.
Wikipedia Dr Hugh Marwick (30 November 1881, Rousay, Orkney ? 21 May 1965, Kirkwall) was an Orcadian scholar noted for his research on the Orkney Norn.
Wikipedia Ernest Walker Marwick (1915- 1977) was an Orcadian writer noted for his writings on Orkney folklore and history.
Wikipedia John Marwick MM (3 February 1891 - 17 August 1978) was a New Zealand palaeontologist and geologist.