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Ross-shire, Ross-shire and Cromartyshire, Ross and Cromarty, Siorrachd Rois
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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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red mail David and Donald Wood
David Wood game keeper. married Elizabeth Gilchrist Ross shire, son Donald Wood ships fireman, born Parenardgay Ross shire1800s. married Mary Grey1875 Glasgow. Donald and wife adopted my grandmother Mary Millar Whitelaw in 1885 and changed her name to Wood. looking for birth or death of Donald and Mary Wood or anything else on them.
Posted: 2021
red mail Family of Robert Forbes And Elizabeth Dowling
Am researching the family of Robert Forbes B 1855 in Roskeen Ross and Cromarty in 1855 His wife was Elizabeth Dowling mariageb1880 i believe in Roskeen .Elizabeth b 1557 in Alness d 13 Dec 1925 .Had children James b 1883 urquhart and logie wester Barbara 1888 In Fodderty John 1889 Fodderty Margaret 1889 In differenTial children born in Ross and constructing to find any information on the children of the family .Thanks for.any information.
Posted: 2020, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Looking for Robert LOGAN
I am trying to find Robert LOGAN born approx. 1786 Rosskeen, Ross and Cromarty. He married Isabella ROSS in Rosskeen 1812. Their children, Mary, Janet, Isobel, George, Elizabeth, James and Catherine. All born Rosskeen. I also cannot the parents of Robert LOGAN.
Posted: 2019, Member logged in: 2021
red mail looking for GEORGE LOGAN
looking for George LOGAN born early 1800's Ross and Cromarty, he was a farmer. He had two sons. John LOGAN born 1836 Downpatrick, Ireland and William LOGAN born 1845 Downpatrick, Ireland.
Posted: 2019, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Davidson
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. Seeking work Roderick emigrated to New Zealand in 1862. He mailed he had arrived safely but was never heard of again. Any information on the family is appreciated.
Posted: 2018, Contact email reconfirmed: 2021
red mail Mackay family from lochbroom
I am looking to the mackay family from loch broom who operated a meal meal at ullapool in the nineteenth century .Would like to know what happened to them when they were evicted from the mill Did they Return to the mill after the crofters commission stepped in.Believe some of the later family moved to dingwall where they were tailors and had a clothes shop. Thanks for any information
Posted: 2018, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Munro
Looking for parents of Elizabeth munro b lochbroom in ullapool in 1893 or 1894 Had a brother murdo b 1804 to 1805
Posted: 2018, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Stewart's in resolis
Am researching the family of Janet hossack and Charles stewart.I believe Charles was a Groundsman at Gordon's mill in resolis.He had children John Donald. Catherine and lillias.All born 1850 to 1859.Have found family for John and Donald not no information for Catherine and lillias . Donald married a Catherine forbes.He was born in 1850.Don't know who her parents were or if she had any siblings.Charles had a brother William who married a Mary Fraser .They had a son Andrew born 1740 and a son William born 1748.Does anyone share these ancestors.
Posted: 2018, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Forbes
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 a seaman from South Shields 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
Posted: 2016, Contact email reconfirmed: 2021
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.
Posted: 2014, Member logged in: 2021

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