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Includes part of the island of Lewis County town: Dingwall Other major towns: Stornoway Origins of Name: Ross, moor, Cromarty, crooked sea, both Scottish Gaelic Population 1801: 56,318 Population 1961: 57,642 Acreage: 1,997,524 Urban Land 1961:0.1 %
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Ross Family
I am trying to confirm a connection to a John ROSS b:1768 in Meikle Farnes and married to Anne MUSTARD in 1793, through a son George b:1796 in Cromarty. Other children were John, Alexander, Ann, Isabel and Jane. George became a sailor and married Catherine Ross in 1822.
red mail Place of Birth
John Ogg died 14 May 1913 in Muir of Highfield, Ross & Cromarty aged 69. Father shown as Alexander Ogg and Mother as Jane Ogg (nee Clark). His wife was Ann Ogg (nee Adams). Ann's father shown as Alexander Adams but Mother unknown. Person registering death was his daughter May McKenzie. Would like to know if May has relatives in the area or anyone has knowledge of possible whereabouts.
red mail McKenzie, John, 72nd foot 1805>1821
Seek any details/parents names of John McKenzie, Chelsea pensioner born 1878 Urquhart, Ross and Cromarty enlisted 1805 (72nd regiment of foot) Caledon South Africa :discharged 1821/married 1839/died 30 Nov 1846
red mail Wile
I am seeking info on a WILLIAM WHITFIELD WILE who lived in Stournoway possibly between 1940 qnd 1944.
red mail Fraser, Jamesina (Ina)
Looking for info on Jamesina Fraser b. 1876 Cromarty Scotland, sailed to Australia in 1902. Born to Mary Ann Smith Allen and Roderick Fraser. Have 1881 census entry but no further details. Would like info on parents. Any help appreciated.
red mail Williamson John D
I am seeking information on John D Williamson who married Flora Grigor from the Cromarty area. Flora later died and John married Isabella Morrison of Orkney and with their family moved to New Zealand in 1861. We have no information on John or his extended family before shifting to New Zealand.I would be grateful for any information. Brent.
red mail McKenzie ,John
Infor on parents of John McKenzie born 1822/23 possibly Rosskeen. married ? Junor born 1817 Knockbain any info on their familys appreciated..brickwall
Seeking information on the Junner/Junor/Joyner ancestors of Elizabeth Junner b. 9.9.1828 Cromarty dau. of George Junner/Junor/Joyner and Simona/Simonia Somervil Bissat Wilkes and grand dau. of David Junor/Joyner and Catherine/Katherine Ross/Rose. Elizabeth's dau. Sarah Junner (later known as Lawrence) b. 31.8.1861 in Sunderland, England had 5 sons the second being T.E. Lawrence known as 'LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'. My 5xgt.grandfather Donald Junor was b. Knockmuir, Avoch and 3xgt.grandfather Donald Junor lived at "Arkendeith Farm" Avoch.
red mail Holmes
I am looking for any information on my grandfather, Andrew Holmes who was born in Ross and Cromarty, Scotland in 1815. He moved to Canada and married Rose Rosa McLean. I would appreciate any help in finding this ancestor.
looking for any information on a janet forbes,killearn. she was born in 1800,parents were john forbes & jannet mcdonald.
I am researching the Forbes family of Cromarty. Alexander Forbes, born 1762 at Rosemarkie was a stonemason. He married Ann Munroe 1770-1861. They had seven children , William , Augustus, Andrew, Alexander, Ann, Harry and Margaret Ann, my wife's GG grandmother. Margaret Ann married Barnabas Hindmarsh in 1832 at Cromarty. Their daughter Harriet Ann, born 1841, married Roderick Davidson in Edinburgh in 1860. Any information on the family would be appreciated. Allen
Campbells of Kincraig, Rosskeen Parish
Searching for information on Evander Campbell and Janet Ross (m. 1788) Rosskeen Parish. Children were all born in village of Kincraig - Margaret, John, Donald, Isobel, Alexander, David.
I am seeking information on the Davidson family of Cromarty. Roderick Davidson was born at Invergordon in 1809. He married Ann Fairburn in 1828 at Rosemarkie. They moved to Cromarty where he worked as a weaver in the Hemp Factory. They had at least seven children, Jacobina, John, William, Jane, Roderick, Jemina and Mary Ann. Their son Roderick (1838-186?) married Harriet Hindmarsh (1841-1925) in 1860 at Edinburgh. Roderick and Harriet had one son, Foster John Davidson 1862-1928 ( my wife's grandfather) who is buried in Brisbane Australia. Any information on the family is appreciated.
Mathieson John
John Mathieson by profession a Gardener. Born in Ross-shire late 1840's.
McKenzie Andrew.
Andrew McKenzie. Born 1830's in Ross-shire. By profession a Prison Warden.
Knockbain, Ross-shire
Jessie Urquhart, bn 1841 at Knockbain, and Ann Urquhart, were the daughters of Alexander Urquhart and Margaret Paterson. Does anyone know any more information about them which they would be willing to share?
Knockbain, Ross-shire
Janet Ann Campbell, bn 1863 at Knockbain, married Duncan MacGillivray. She was the daughter of Roderick Campbell and Jessie Urquhart (bn 1841 at Knockbain). Janet's siblings were Harold, Alexander, Roderick and Isabella. Janet's grandparents were John Campbell and Ann McDonald. Can anyone help me find some more information about this family?
Urquhart / Logie West
Can anyone tell me anymore about Christina MacDonald, bn 1829 at Urquhart, or her parents, James MacDonald and Isabella Paterson?
Urquhart, Logie West
Looking for information on Roderick McLennan and Margaret Annie Jack, whose children were Annie McLennan, bn 1851, Margaret, bn 1843 and Roderick, bn 1857. Roderick's parents were Donald McLennan and Christina MacKenzie.
Urquhart / Logie West, Ross-shire
James Urquhart, bn 1855 at Urquhart, Logie West, married Annie McLennan, bn 1851. Their children were James, bn 1885, Margaret, bn 1883, William, bn 1889, Roderick, bn 1881, George, bn 1881, Aelxander, bn 1887, Christina, bn 1889, Annie, bn 1885 (married Sinclair Johnstone). James Urquhart (bn 1855), was the son of George Urquhart, bn 1829 @ Inverness, and Christina MacDonald, bn 1829 @ Urquhart. George and Christina also had Alexander and George (who married Barbara Mackenzie). George Urquhart, bn 1829, was the son of John Urquhart and Margaret Grey. I am looking for any information on any of these people and their descendants / ancestors.
Barnons Farm
can you help with old photo's of this farm from 1876 to 1952. as my ggrandad lived here . thanks doug

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