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Index to 1851 census, Parish of Glenshiel, County of Ross & Cromarty

Index to 1851 census, Parish of Glenshiel, County of Ross & Cromarty

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Published by Highland Family History Society in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Scotland -- Glenshiel.,
  • Scotland -- Census.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHighland Family History Society ; transcribed by Angus Bethune ; checked and indexed by John & Beryl Durham.
    ContributionsBethune, Angus., Durham, John., Durham, Beryl., Highland Family History Society.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18656258M

    History [edit | edit source]. TAIN, a royal burgh, the county-town, and a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 30½ miles (N. by E.) from Inverness, and (N. by W.) from Edinburgh; containing the village of place, the name of which is of uncertain derivation, appears to have attained a considerable degree of importance at a very early period; and the ancient town. Parish Name: Dates: Parish Number: County: Coigach: 75/2: Ross & Cromarty: Contin: Ross & Cromarty: Contin: 60/1: Ross & Cromarty.

    CONTIN, a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 8 miles (S. W. by W.) from Dingwall; including part of the late quoad sacra districts of Carnoch and Kinlochlychart. The origin of the name of this place, which is involved in considerable obscurity, is said to be Gaelic, the word expressing the confluence of two streams of water. Ross-shire and Cromartyshire were merged to form the administrative county of Ross and Cromarty in Lewis was separated administratively from Ross and Cromarty in , and Ross and Cromarty ceased to be a unit of local government in , when the Highland council assumed all local government responsibilities in the area.

    Parish of Carmichael, Lanarkshire, Scotland Head of Families in Commisariot Record of Hamilton and Campsie, Register of Testaments, Crawford Village, Lanarkshire, Scotland Census Parish of Dalserf, County of Lanark, Scotland Census Southern Necropolis Glasgow, Scotland Interment List First Glasgow Directory Glasgow. The Parish. Urray is a parish located in the Highland Council Area, some 19 miles (32 km) west of Inverness and 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Dingwall.. Prior to the parish was located in the old county of Ross and Cromarty, which was replaced in that year by the Highland Region and in by the unitary authority named the Highland Council Area. Located in: Ross and Cromarty, Scotland (- ).


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Index to 1851 census, Parish of Glenshiel, County of Ross & Cromarty Download PDF EPUB FB2

GLENSHIEL, a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 16 miles (S. E.) from Balmacara, in Lochalsh. The derivation of the name of Glenshiel is involved in obscurity, the original word being equally applicable to a "glen of cattle," "of hunting," or "of rain.".

Ross was originally the land bounded by the Moray Firth and Dornoch Firth. Cromarty was formed from the lands in the north of the peninsula known as the Black Isle, to which were added various estates from Ross-shire.

Ross was constituted as a county in and Cromarty in and again in They were amalgamated in Ross and Cromarty include the districts of Ardross, Easter Ross, Ardmeanach or the Black Isles, Kintail, Strathcarron, and the greater part of the island of Lewis.

The population is (Source: Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 2nd ed., Family History Library book E5L.).

Lookup searches – Access records in Scottish archives for ancestors in this parish (e.g. Kirk Session Records). Available from £1 a name a year.

Poor Law appeals – Indexed Poor Law appeals with the option to order images of records. Asylum records – Index to the General Register of Lunatics in Asylums. School records – Index to School Leaving Certificate Examination results. Ross & Cromarty, Scotland: Classification: Parish Records Parish Registers were instigated by Thomas Cromwell from in the reign of Henry VIII, recording every wedding, baptism and burial.

There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees. ROSS and CROMARTY, two counties in the north of Scotland, of which the several districts, mutually interjacent, are under the jurisdiction of one sheriff; bounded on the north by Sutherlandshire, on the east by the German Ocean, on the south by Inverness-shire, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.

AVOCH, a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 1¾ mile (S. by W.) from Fortrose; containing inhabitants, of whom are in the village. This place apparently derives its name, said to signify in the Gaelic language "shallow waters ", from the small river on which the village is situated.

APPLECROSS, a parish, in the county of ROSS and CROMARTY, 18 miles (W.) from Lochcarron; containing, with the island of Crohn, and part of Shieldag quoad sacra district, inhabitants. It was originally called Comaraich (a Gaelic word signifying protection) on account of the refuge afforded to the oppressed and to criminals, by a religious.

BARVAS, a parish, in the island of Lewis, county of Ross and Cromarty, 10 miles (N. by N.) from Stornoway; containing, with the former quoad sacra district of Cross, inhabitants. The name of this place, like many other names in the neighbourhood, is supposed to be of Norwegian derivation; but its signification is altogether unknown.

Cromarty Parish Registers - BAPTISMS MARRIAGES + FamilySearch; BAPTISMS MARRIAGES + Archersoftware. The Full Census is now available from various sources. This is the extract - Only 2% and only for certain Parishes, but you could be lucky The 2 per cent extract of the census was done by taking every 50th enumeration book, and transcribing that entire book; NOT every 50th page.

Library – Ross & Cromarty Below are listed the publications which West Lothian Family History Society holds for the county of Ross and Cromarty. Collection Place Description Volume; Census Index Books: Parish of Glenshiel: Census Index Books: Parish of Kintail: Census Index Books.

Lochbroom Parish-Altandu,Censuses Terry's Relative Finder this is a transcipt of various census records divided into their separate parish districts The Isle Tanera census transcriptions Census (2% sample) includes, Contin, Glenshiel, Knockbain, Rosskeen.

Advanced Search. Browse. Practical information about the UK Census. Millions of visitors have already been making the journey there and marveling at exhibits on display, which come from all parts of the world, including India and the countries with recent white settlements, such as Australia and New Zealand.

Census Index for entire County of Ross & Cromarty in 6 sets of fiche. CENSUS TRANSCRIPT & INDEX Census Index Census - List of Instutions Also on CD ( British Census and Index). CENSUS INDEX Parish of Uig (89) Parishes in the Census in.

Description "Ross and Cromarty, maritime co., in NW. of Scotland; area, 2, ac., pop. 78, 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.

History [edit | edit source]. LOCHALSH, a parish, in the district of Mainland, county of Ross and Cromarty, 9 miles (W. W.) from Kintail; containing the village and late quoad sacra parish of parish, of which the name is said to be of Danish origin, and of which little of the early history is known, is situated at the south-western extremity of the county, and is bounded on.

Census records allow you to view other family members who were present on the day of the census, typically these will be siblings or parents. If you know that county that your ancestors were in, you are recommended to select the county from the County list in the menu below and the click on the Submit button.

This will refine the list to websites that we know have census data for you chosen. KINTAIL, a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 10 miles (E. E.) from Lochalsh; containing the village of Dornie and Bundalloch. This parish derives its name from a Gaelic term, signifying "the head of two seas," and descriptive of its situation on a point of land where two seas meet.

Ross & Cromarty Catalogue of Fiche, Film & CDs in the Library of the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc. Located in Blackburn, Victoria, whose aims are to promote and encourage the study of Genealogy, Heraldry, Family History and allied subjects, and to assist members and the general public in genealogical and family history research.The Parishes of Ross & Cromarty.

A parish is an ancient administrative area of church government. Up to the 19th C, parishes also had important social (administering charitable relief) and educational (parish schools) functions.The Ross and Cromarty insular volumes (OS1/27) provide information on the place names found in the mainland parishes of Barvas, Stornoway, Uig, and Lochs.

This volume contains information on place names found in the parish of Glenshiel. Ross and Cromarty (insular), volume