Articles from Tain & District Museum

Dr Elizabeth MacBean Ross

The remarkable story of Tain's Dr Elizabeth MacBean Ross who was one of the first women doctors in Britain and selflessly gave her life to help during the catastrophic outbreak of typhus in Serbia during World War I.

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Heckie Ross

James Hector Ross or 'Heckie' as he was better known, was born in Tain in 1911 one of a family of eight. He ran a grocery shop on King Street and with his keen business sense and cheery manner soon built up a thriving business.

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