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** Ross & Cromarty RESOURCES **
« on: Thursday 05 June 03 13:03 BST (UK) »
Some links to Ross & Cromarty resources to aid research:

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Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials
Some guides here on RootsChat to help you:
Where to start with Scottish Research? - www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,24468.0.html
Getting the best out of Scotlands People  - www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,562668.0.html
The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...(1855-1939)  www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,578172.0.html

Official website(Paysite, free to search) http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

Burial Grounds and their Records in Ross & Cromarty
See Topic: burial records Ross & Cromarty
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,114815.0.html

Ross & Cromarty Roots - http://www.rosscromartyroots.co.uk/
Family history.....local history......Ross & Cromarty in the Highlands of Scotland...........are what this website is about, in particular, it includes a searchable database of headstone images & inscriptions for burial sites in Ross & Cromarty.

Ross-Shire Burials - https://sites.google.com/site/highlandmemorialinscriptions/home
...  a useful site with a list of burials in Ross-shire .... The site owner is happy to provide photos and complete inscriptions; leave a message in the guest book noting graveyard and headstone number.

Kintail Lochalsh
Transcripts from gravestones of the Parishes, Kintail and Lochalsh,
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alloveruk/


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Re: ** RESOURCES for Ross & Cromarty **
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 09 July 03 16:44 BST (UK) »
Census Records 
Original Census images(1841-1911)(Paysite, free to search) - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/
Transcriptions - https://www.freecen.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
1841 Census (Coverage: 100%)
1851 Census (Coverage: 13.5% / Oct. 2013)

1841 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~coigach/41reiff.htm

1851 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~coigach/51reiff.htm

1861 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~coigach/61reiff.htm

1871 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~coigach/71reiff.htm

1881 Census for the Residents of Urquhart Poor House Balvaird
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Urquhart/Urquhart1881.shtml#Inmate


Directories


Family History Groups
Ross and Cromarty Heritage Society - http://www.rossandcromartyheritage.org

Comann Eachdraidh Uig Uig Historical Society on the Isle of Lewis - http://wovencommunities.org/blog/a-visit-to-comann-eachdraidh-uig-uig-historical-society-museum-isle-of-lewis-by-dawn-susan/


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Re: ** Ross & Cromarty RESOURCES **
« Reply #2 on: Friday 11 October 13 14:09 BST (UK) »
Land Records and Maps
National Library of Scotland maps - http://maps.nls.uk/
17 Maps of Ross and Cromarty from 1572 to 1897 -
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_Pages/SCO_pages/roc.htm

Parishes of Ross & Cromarty(with map) http://www.rosscromartyroots.co.uk/index.asp?pageid=63475


Miscellaneous
Ross & Cromarty GENUKI pages
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/ROC/

Ross & Cromarty familysearch.wiki pages
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ross_%26_Cromarty,_Scotland
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Ross_%26_Cromarty

Ross & Cromarty Wikipedia page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross_and_Cromarty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Ross_and_Cromarty

Coigach - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~coigach/achil.htm
Includes Census transcriptions, Militia Lists, and articles and stories about Coigach

Notes on Badenscallie
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~coigach/nbadsc.htm
Includes census transcriptions, etc.


Newspapers
www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk  (Paysite, free to search)
Some UK libraries give access to this site - http://gale.cengage.co.uk/


Occupations
http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/


Pictures, Images and Photos


Schools, Workhouses and other Institutions
Ross & Cromarty Workhouses
Easter Ross Combination - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/EasterRoss
Black Isle Combination Fortrose - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/BlackIsle
Urquhurt - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Urquhart
Lochcarron Poorhouse - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Lochcarron
Lews Combination - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Lews


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