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Ross & Cromarty Genealogy


"Ross and Cromarty, maritime co., in NW. of Scotland; area, 2,003,065 ac., pop. 78,547. It consists of a mainland portion which comprises all the detached sections of Cromarty, and an insular portion properly called Ross-shire which includes Lewis island (excluding Harris) and a number of smaller islands in the Outer Hebrides. The mainland portion extends 67 m. N. and S. between Sutherland and Inverness-shire, and 75 miles E. and W. between the Moray Firth and the Atlantic Ocean."
from John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887
Genuki - Ross & Cromarty
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on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Sutherland, Inverness-shire
Ross & Cromarty GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries

National Archives of Scotland

Highland Council Archive
includes official records of Ross and Cromarty

National Library of Scotland
Ross & Cromarty Message Board
post and read about Ross & Cromarty genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Ross & Cromarty
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Scotland) records in over 60 individual databases
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Ross & Cromarty
Ross & Cromarty war memorials and rolls of honour
General Register for Scotland - Scotlands People Database
Pay Per View - Government index of Scottish births and baptisms 1553-1904,
marriages 1553-1929 , deaths 1855 - 1954 and censuses 1871- 1901
Scottish Historical Records Database Search
search over 40 databases including 1841-1901 censuses, emigration records, passenger lists, city directories
links to cemetery transcriptions here
FreeCen - Ross & Cromarty
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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