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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 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.
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.
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.
red mail John, Margaret and Christiana Munro
Desperate to find out more details of this family's origins. Been trying for three years. John Munro (b about 1780) married a Margaret ???????. They had a daughter Christiana (b about 1816), who emigrated to Australia from Cromarty aboard the Lady McNaughton in 1838. Christiana married an English convict Edward Everson in Australia. But it's her parents, John and Margaret, I need to know about. On one arrival card Christiana said she was a native of Dornoch and her father John was a from Lossie, Elgin. On another card she said he was a farmer of Logie (maybe Logie East). Any help appreciated. Thanks.
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
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.
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
red mail Ross 1811
Seeking information on an Isabella who married Arthur Ross, I have the registration for the marriage of their daughter and it looks like Isabella may have been a Ross before her marriage. Thanks Bronwen NZ Isabella Ross? wife of Arthur Ross, mother of Isabella Ross B: 1811 / 1816 M: D: Deceased by 1857 Children 1837 Isabella Ross
red mail Ross 1798
Arthur Ross B: 1798 (birth year estimated at 1801 in 1841 census) M: D: Deceased by 1857 O: Shoemaker Census 1841 Parish of fern 1851 listed as farmers brother. A farm of 20 acres in the Parish of Fearn, Easter Ross listed as 53
red mail McKenzie 1796
Seeking information on Betsy/Betty McKenzie wife of John Campbell mother of Joseph B: 1796 Ross & Cromarty (Lochbroom Parish) M: 1817 Dec 18th Lochbroom D: Possibly1880 Alness Census 1841 Lochbroom Children 1832 Joseph Campbell Thanks Bronwen
red mail Campbell 1786 Lochbroom area
Seeking information on John Campbell born B: 1786? M: 1817 Dec 18th Lochbroom D: deceased by 1857 (perhaps 1 Jun 1851 Ullapool  cemetery Ullapool Museum) Census 1841 Lochbroom, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland 1841 Morefield, (now part of Ullapool, Highland, Scotland
red mail Christiana Munro, Scotland, b abt. 1816
Puzzling one. Hard part is finding out where she was born and her parents' origins. Only certain thing is her father was John. Birth: Based on immigration papers, Abt. 1816 Scotland. Possibly Dornoch but could also be Ross Shire. Baptised possibly in Farr, Sutherland. Emigration in 28 Jan 1839 to Sydney aboard Lady McNaughton. Unmarried immigrant. Father listed as John and mother as "Margt". She travelled with Donald McDonald Family. Read not write. Presbyterian. Marriage: 4 Feb 1840 at Oakville; Whittingham; Wollombi, NSW to convict Edward Everson (18081877). Birth of Daughter Isabella Stevenson Everson(18461939), 15 Sep 1846 at Clarence Town, New South Wales, Australia. Death: 9 Feb 1871 in Sydney. Reg. 1894/1871. Shows only John as father.
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.
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
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.
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.
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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