William, 14th Lord Ross, died unmarried, and Balnagowan then passed to Sir James Lockhard, 2nd Baronet of Carstairs. Alexander Ross 9th of Balnagowan 1592 Married Janet, daughter of the 3rd Earl of Caithness. Really enjoyed our first wild camping experience at Torridon over the May bank holiday weekend. Husband perhaps Robert or John 2 eldest sons. It is advisable to tackle more difficult walks in the company of a guide.
They were confronted by a force of 300 men from the Clan MacKenzie and Clan MacRae, led by a Colonel Donald Murchison. The ascent away from Inverness soon turns into single track as the road skirts around lochs and through valleys tinged autumnal orange and beset by low-hanging clouds. By December 1709 Lord Ross had lined up a new candidate, in the person of his brother, the army general Hon. Married Helen, daughter of Keith of Inverugie. The Mackenzies had manufactured no new votes but had whipped in previous absentees, most notably George Mackenzie of Inchcoulter, who took a prominent part in orchestrating their protests and counter-protests in the court. Less than two years after launching, their Rock Rose Gin — packaged in gorgeous porcelain bottles — has already snatched a coveted Great Taste award. These were chiefly aimed at exposing direct interference in the election by Lord Ross, which if proved would have been contrary to the orders of the Commons.
Baulked in Parliament, Lord Ross sought to exploit his influence with the ministry to secure a remodelling of local government in the county to the benefit of his party. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back again! Ancient chiefly seat of the mormaers and earls of Ross. Friends of Forbes also calculated that once Rosse became established in the seat it would be difficult, if not impossible, to remove him. From a later wedding certificate, his parents were Patrick McLeod and Maggie Minsen, presumably from the Isle of Lewis. He married Catherine Wishart from Scotland, at Campbell Town Tasmania in 1856. It would appear that some voters whom the Mackenzies had hoped to win over refused to be drawn, including the laird of Newmore, a Munro whose later possession of a portrait of the Old Pretender indicates that he may have cherished some Jacobite inclinations even though he was to stand with the rest of his clan against the Fifteen. His grandparents were John Mcleod and Margaret Sutherland, and Great grandparents were John Sutherland and Catherine Murray.
Living with him is his wife Mary nee MacGregor from Contin, Rosshire and sons Duncan 4 and William 1. Surname distribution in Scotland: The highest concentrations of the Ross name occur in Highland includes the historic counties of Caithness, Inverness-shire, Nairnshire, Ross and Cromarty and Sutherland , Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire includes all of the historic counties of Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire and part of Banffshire , Moray including most of historic Banffshire , the Western Isles, Dundee City, Angus Forfarshire and Perth and Kinross Perthshire and Kinross-shire. In 1651, Ross Clansmen fought for the Royalist Cause at the Battle of Worcester, where David, 12th of Balnagow a n was taken prisoner and imprisoned in the Tower of London where, it is assumed, he died. Together, the Achnashellach and Torridon hills boast no less than 17 Munros. Is there a New Glebe? Bn 1846, either Ross-shire or Inverness? Associated family names Septs : Anderson, Andison, Andrew, Andrews, Corbet, Corbett, Crow, Crowe, Croy, Denoon, Denune, Dingwall, Duthie, Fair, Gair, Gear, Gillanders, Hagart, Haggart, MacAndrew, MacCullie, MacCulloch, MacLullich, MacTaggart, MacTear, MacTier, MacTire, Taggart, Tullo, Tulloch, Tyre, Vass, Wass. Macdonald was hanged at Inverness and Elizabeth was whipped naked through the streets of the town and sentenced to transportation although I can find no evidence of this happening.
At the same time his involvement in Ross-shire elections, both in the county and in the burgh of Tain, became more direct and more intense. In 1847 John married again to Margaret Vass? Flora married John Kennedy on 3 January 1843 and died on 5 October 1885. The election was rapidly declared void and a new writ issued. In March seven more freeholders were created: five Rosses including the candidate himself and two Munros infeft by courtesy of Sir Robert Munro of Foulis. The McFarquhars of Redcastle brought a strong Jacobite contingent from the Black Isle to join the forces of the Earl of Cromarty and a rebel, John Ross joined them. The , found down a tiny A road south-west of Wick, rank among the oldest stone monuments in Scotland.
A sublime dinner of game terrine, venison and thick-cut chips dipped in gravy is followed by single malts in the adjourning bar — with a selection of more than 300 on offer. It was later acquired by the Macdonalds of the Isles, then confiscated by the Crown. David, the last of that direct line, passed the chiefship to the Hon. Married Christian daughter MacLeod of Torquil. I would love to find out more about him and his forbears.
David died in 1632 and his son, also called David, succeeded him. The Chieftainship passed to another line of Rosses. Three of our number are ordered to prepare the objections. Their descendants as mormaers or earls of Ross are sometimes called Clan Anrias after one of the holders of the title. I'd be happy to share what I know of them and their descendants.
Almost immediately the commission became factionalized. This had been one of the medieval mormaerdoms of Scotland at a time when the Norse and the Scots struggled for control of what is now northern Scotland. I'd be grateful for any connections or information regarding this family, why their daughter should be born in Urray, etc. Sir Charles William Augustus Lockhart-Ross of Balnagown 1893 Sixth and last of Lockhart-Ross line. Of the 26 who did attend, all bar the Roses, father and son, had voted for the Master of Ross in the 1708 election, or were associated with the Ross interest; of those who stayed away, only one had voted for the Master on that previous occasion, namely Charles Ross of Eye, who had in the meantime been engaged as factor for Aeneas Macleod of Cadboll. Balnagowan passed to George, 13th Lord Ross, in 1745.
Only one-tenth at the most escaped to equally perilous Sutherland. According to 1841 census Jemima and Alexander were living High Street, Rosemarkie. Acquisition of the estate was the cornerstone of a scheme to have himself raised to the Ross earldom. A day later the battle took place in Scroggie Wood. Although his family ambitions had not receded, Cromarty preferred discretion to confrontation. She and the eldest child, a girl, Isa, 16 in 1911, were born in Fearn? George Mckenzie born 1805, Lochcarron, Ross-shire, Scotland. They have at least 3 children, Rev.
Donald Ross married Grace McIvor 24th Feb 1860 in Fearn R and C. George Ross 10th of Balnagowan 1615 Married Marrion, daughter of Sir John Campbell of Calder. Significantly, over half the enrolled electors were absent. She later married Alexander Stuart. I am descended from the deceased son John and am trying to trace the line back to Scotland.