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People Connected to Ross and Cromarty

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  • James MacKenzie (c.1829 - d.)
    1881 Census Parish: Contin; ED: 1; Page: 8; Line: 19; Roll: cssct1881_15 Name: James McKenzie Age: 52 Estimated birth year: abt 1829 Relationship: Head Spouse's name : Jessie McKenzie G...
  • William de Urquhart, High Sheriff of Cromarty (c.1325 - c.1395)
    The first of the Urquarts to be seen in the historical records. Please do not reattach him to Francis Urquhart, {Fictitious} , who was invented as part of an elaborate fake pedigree. Clan Urquhart is...
  • John Mcintosh (1829 - 1886)
  • Roderick McIntosh (1789 - 1876)
  • Alexander Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromarty (1498 - 1564)
    From Burke's Commoners, Volume 3, Page 296: "Alexander Urquhart, of Cromarty, had a charter under the great seal from James V. of the lands of Inch Rory and several others in the shires of Ross and I...

People Connected to Ross and Cromarty

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Ross and Cromarty within Scotland in 1889-1975

See also

Ross and Cromarty Main Page
Ross and Cromarty - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of Ross and Cromarty

Genealogical Resources

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Ross and Cromarty to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Ross and Cromarty Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Ross and Cromarty can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Ross and Cromarty can be linked to the following projects.


Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Ross and Cromarty (Link to follow) which covers the History of Ross and Cromarty and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Ross and Cromarty - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Ross and Cromarty who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Ross and Cromarty families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Ross and Cromarty Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Ross and Cromarty

Please add the names of people from Ross and Cromarty who settled in the "New World"




South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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