Ross and Cromarty

Ross and Cromarty (1)

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Reference Information, Ross & Cromarty

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The following information can be obtained through the Edinburgh Central Library.  This information is provided courtesy of Familia.

Birth, Death and Marriage

  • Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform)
  • Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855 

Census Returns

  • 1841-1891 for Ross and Cromarty

County Directories

  • Pigot, J. & Co. New Commercial Directory of Scotland for 1825-6. (SC)
  • Slater, I. Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland, 1852, 1860, 1867, 1889, 1878, 1915, 1893. (SC)
  • County Directory of Scotland: 1862, 1868, 1875, 1878, 1882-89, 1893-96, 1912. (SC)
  • MacDonald's Scottish Directory: 1915, 1920-21, 1923-24, 1931-1974 (some gaps).

Parish Registers

  • Various Ross and Cromarty
  • Index to Old Parish Registers for Scotland


  • The Scottish Genealogist. 1954 to date
  • Scottish Local History. 1983 to date

Other Materials

  • Scottish Dept: c.1300 individual family histories
  • Scottish law list and Scottish Law Directory (1863-1963 and 1917 to present)
  • Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae (list of Church of Scotland ministers)

Unpublished Indexes

  • Index to parishes covered by surveys of monumental inscriptions in Scotland outside of Edinburgh