Articles | Clearances and 'Emigration'

Articles in the category of #Clearances and 'Emigration'

The Russians of Ross-shire

'The Russians of Ross-shire' or the Massacre of the Rosses. A pamphlet by Donald Ross concerning the Clearances at Greenyards in 1854.

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Going To America 1773

The following transcription is part of an incomplete letter found in the documents of the Rosses of Pitcalnie and was likely written by Naomi Ross, widow of Alex Ross of Pitcalnie. The letter clearly explains her fears for the people and suggests the tenants at Corromulie (likely Corriemulzie in Kincardine) were already considering leaving for America.

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The Rosses of Glencalvie

An article by John Robertson on his visit to Glencalve in June of 1844 shorty before the Glen was cleared for sheep.

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