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Ross, Mr, of Pitcalnie
(He held the title of Chief of the Clan Ross. The title wasgained by his father or grand-father. He had a house and land at Amat, between strath Cuileannach and Strath Allandale. He has a monument in Strathcarron today.)

Ross, Alexander, alias Greusaich (meaning shoemaker), Glencalvie
(The Shoemakers were David Ross, his son David and Alexander, possibly brother or son. In 1842 they were responsible for the rent of the property. They were leaders and spokesman of the community.)

Ross, Ann, spinster
(During the massacre of the Rosses, this lady of fifty-six from Hilton by Langwell, she was attacked by the police.)

Ross, Ann, alias Taylor
(1845, she was forty. She was beat up while she layed on the ground in Strathcarron. She was later charged "mobbing and rioting, breach of the peace and assault on officers...She was sentenced for twelve months.)

Ross, Catherine
(In 1854, she came over the ford to help the wounded. She was the young wife of a tenant at Langwell. She fought with two policeman.)

Ross, Christy
(In 1854, aged fifty the wife of John Ross at Greenyard. She was going to show a letter that the land-owners did not give permission for the removals. She was badly beaten and she became insane, in short a maniac.)

Ross, Charles, a young advocate
Ross, Sir Charles of Balnawagon sheep farmer
(The rioters drove away his sheep. The Year of the Sheep. He was also the Vice-President of the Northern Association of Gentleman Farmers and Breeders of Sheep. 1809?) Ross, David, factor (He lived on the Island of Mull. He did his best to form relief committees, raise money, and purchase wool 'to employ the females'. Daily people came to him for bread during the famine. 1847.)

Ross, David, alias Greusaich Senior
(Father of David, see below. They were probably from Glencalvie. They were also called Shoemakers. They may have had up to eighty-eight relatives in the village. In 1842 they were responsible for the rent of the property. They were leaders and spokesman of the community.)
v Ross, David, alias Greusaich Junior
(His dad was also called David. They were probably from Glencalvie. They were also called Shoemakers. In 1842 they were responsible for the rent of the property. They were leaders and spokesman of the community.)

Ross, Donald
(He was a man of 68 and a Waterloo veteran. He was beaten down by batons and kicked. He was probably from Greenyards. 1854?)

Ross, Donald, a boy
(A poor boy who went to help the woman from Greenyards. He was beaten by a policeman who shouted obscenities.1854?)

Ross, Donald, Dounie
(During the Year of the Sheep. He received a Justiciary Warrant probably for rioting.)

Ross, Donald, Lawyer and Journalist of Glasgow
(He may have been the Donald Ross of Dornoch. He saw the evictions of Strathcarron. He put it into long letters to the Northern Ensign. They were refused and Donald put them into pamphlets.)

Ross, Elizabeth
(1854?, She had a sister called Ann and Janet. She was beaten badly and left for dead in Greenyards, but her grand-nephew Donald of Letchworth remembers her in her extreme age.)

Ross, George in Easter Greenyards
(During the Year of the Sheep. He received a Justiciary Warrant probably for rioting.)

Ross, George, a boy
(1854?A poor boy who went to help the woman from Greenyards. He was beaten by a policeman who shouted obscenities.)

Ross, Grace
(In 1854, she was the daughter of a cotter of Ca-dearg was well known for her clean and tidy appearance as well as her good and amiable disposition. She was stills avagely beaten up. She hid by the river.)

Ross, Helen
(In 1854, of weater Greenyards. Beat up, she was brought on a litter. For eight days she could not move.)

Ross, Hugh
(1854, Glencalvie, he was an old pensioner he was dying in his old cottage. he claimed descent from Earl Farquar. He was the last one to leave since he was dying.)

Ross, Hugh
(1814, Procurator-Fiscal. He was often gone from the country for long periods of time.)

Ross, Janet
(1854?, She had a sister called Ann and Elizabeth. She was beat while trying to protect her sister Elizabeth.)

Ross, John
(1820, He was from Kilmachalmack. He had some holdings there.)

Ross, John alias Davidson
(He was arrested in 1792. He lived around Strath rusdale.)

Ross, Vice-admiral Sir John Lockhart of Balnawagon
(Land owner and Sailor, he was 42 in 1762 and he settled at Balngowan Castle. He was the first one to bring sheep to graze. He leased his land for that purpose.)

Ross, Malcolm alias Macrob
(In 1792, in the Year of the Sheep, he was considered one of the leaders of the riot. He was from Alladale in the parish of the Kincardine.)

Ross, Margaret
(1854? She had her head split by two great wounds. She was taken in irons to Tain Gaol. Her sisters were Janet and Elizabeth.) Ross, Margaret arrested Strathcarron (Father Alexander, Amat-natuath. Considered one of the ring leaders. She was let go on bail in 1854.)

Ross, Margaret
(She was eighteen in 1854. She was the youngest daughter of Thomas Ross a tenant at Amat-na-tuath . She was struck with violent blows on her breast with truncheons. She was Considered one of the ring leaders after she was arrested. She was let go on bail in 1854.)

Ross, Margaret Macgregor died of wounds
(In 1854, she was a mother of seven from Greenyard. She was forty-seven. She was beaten and her skull broken by the constables. She died not long after according to Donald Ross.)

Ross, Naomi (Young girl she was also beaten.)

Ross, Peter alias Bain, jailed
(1852? He was arrested and took him to the gaol at Tain. He was seen as a ringleader fot an assault of police in Strathcarron. He was accused of "mobbing and rioting" breach of the peace, and assault on officer of the law in execution of their duty". He pleaded guilty. He was sentenced to eighteen months with hard labour.)

Ross, William. alias Greuisaich, Strathcarron, and wife
(A cousin of the Glencalvie Shoemakers, 1852)

Ross, William, a piper in Achlaich
(During the Year of the Sheep, 1792. He received a Justiciary Warrant probably for rioting.)

Ross, William, Gledfield
(During the Year of the Sheep, 1792. He received a Justiciary Warrant probably for rioting.)

Rush, Richard, U.S Envoy
(He wrote a memoranda recording his visit to the Staffords at the beginning of the eighteen century.)

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