Some helpful websites to visit in Ross & CromartyPlease feel free to send me your favourite links to add to this list.
Burial Grounds in Ross-shire
- Ross and Cromarty Roots - new website with information on Burial Grounds and much, much more
- Highland Family History Society have the following published which you can purchase from their site: Alness, Avoch, Fortrose, Killearnan churchyard, Kilmuir Black Isle, St Clements Dingwall, Rosemarkie churchyard, Urquart old churchyard Black Isle
- Burials in parts of Ross-shire - Some burial ground information on this useful site
- Edderton Burial Ground - photographs by Shirley Sutherland - see also our Ross & Cromarty Photo Album
- Freecen has the following Ross and Cromarty census records available: Alness 1841; Applecross 1841; Avoch 1841; Barvas 1841 & 1851; Contin 1841 & 1851; Cromarty 1841; Dingwall 1841; Edderton 1841; Fearn 1841; Fodderty 1841; Gairloch 1841 & 1851; Gairloch 1841 & 1851; Glensheil 1841 & 1851; Killeanrnan 1841; Kiltearn 1841; Kincardine 1841; Kintail 1841; Knockbain 1841; Lochalsh 1841; Lochbroom 1841; Lochcarron 1841; Loch 1841; Nigg 1841; Resolis 1841; Rosemarkie 1841; Rosskeen 1841; Stornoway 1841; Tain 1841; Tarbat 1841; Uig 1841; Urquhart Logie Wester 1841; Urray 1841
- Ships in Highland Ports in 1881 - a few names from Ross-shire plus one from Sutherland
Specific Place Information
- Alness Community Website - has history section
- Applecross - interesting small item here
- Cromarty Community Website - also has history section
- Coigach - Donald Macdonald Ross has a very informative website on the Coigach area including a very useful map of farms in the area
- Dingwall Community Website - history section and general information
- Edderton Community Website - may be a bit out of date, still talking of Christmas last year!
- Invergordon Community Website - history section
- Ross-shire photographs - lovely, take a wander through this site, lots of Sutherland pictures also
- Tain Community Website - has history section
- Tain Through Time - a museum site
- Tain Academy Records - at Ambaile - lots more on this site also
- Ullapool Museum website is very good. Click on genealogy and see just how much they have there. All OPRs for Lochbroom area plus Assynt, Sutherland; census records and most interestingly records of ships which left Lochbroom for Canada and America. I am not sure if you have to visit or if you can request information but worth a look.
- Parishes of Ross - here are all the parishes in the county, very useful
- Parish Map - shows parishes of Ross & Cromarty plus Sutherland and Caithness - best parish map I have come across
- Ross-shire Journal - has times gone past section similar to Sutherland's Northern Times
- Glenmorangie website - Tain's huge employer and makers of fine whisky - great website - worth a visit - you do need to confirm you are old enough to look!
Last update 24th February 2009